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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that it will rapidly work toward finalization and issuance of an emergency use authorization of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) single-shot COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B) reported that its fourth-quarter net earnings attributable to shareholders rose 23 percent to $35.84 billion from last year's $29.16 billion, with earnings per share improving to $23,015 per Class A share from $17,909 per Class A share in the prior year.

bestbuy feb26 Electronics retailer Best Buy says it laid off 5,000 full-time store workers earlier this month, despite the company recording strong sales growth during the COVID-19 pandemic as people bought laptops, TVs and other electronics items due to being stuck at home. The company said it cut those jobs as...

wallstreet aug31 26feb21 Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, stocks saw considerable volatility over the course of the trading day on Friday. While a rebound by tech stocks contributed to an advance by the Nasdaq, the Dow posted a steep loss.

beyondmeatmcdonalds feb26 Plant-based meat maker Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) announced three-year supply deal with burger giant McDonald's Corp. (MCD). As part of the deal, Beyond Meat will be McDonald's preferred supplier for the patty in the McPlant, a new plant-based burger being tested in select McDonald's markets globally....

wallstreet4 061518 26feb21 After ending the previous session sharply lower, stocks have seen substantial volatility over the course of the trading day on Friday. The major averages have spent the day bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line.

consumer sentiment 022621 Revised data released by the University of Michigan on Friday showed U.S. consumer sentiment deteriorated by slightly less than initially estimated in the month of February. The report showed the consumer sentiment index for February was upwardly revised to 76.8 from the initial estimate of 76.2.

wallstreet july17 26feb21 Stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of morning trading on Friday, extending the sell-off seen in the previous session. The major averages have all moved to the downside, with the Dow leading the way lower.

chicago business barometer 022621 MNI Indicators released a report on Friday showing a bigger than expected slowdown in the pace of growth in Chicago-area business activity in the month of February. The report said MNI Indicators' Chicago business barometer dropped to 59.5 in February after jumping to a more than two-year high of 63.8 in January.

syriaairstrike feb26 The United States carried out an air raid targeting Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria. President Joe Biden authorized these strikes in response to recent rocket attacks against U.S. bases in Iraq, and to ongoing threats to American and Coalition forces in that country, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby told reporters traveling with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Many faciliti

personal income 022621 Primarily reflecting the $600 stimulus checks included in the last coronavirus relief bill, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing U.S. personal income skyrocketed in the month of January. The Commerce Department said personal income spiked by 10.0 percent in January after rising by 0.6 percent in December.

gemini givingblock 022621 Gemini, a crypto-exchange and custodian owned by Internet entrepreneur twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has teamed up with crypto-donations company The Giving Block to launch a "Donate" feature to enable its users to seamlessly donate cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin to their favourite charity.

wallstreet up 032918 26feb21 Following the sell-off seen in the previous session, the U.S. stock futures are currently pointing to a mixed open for the markets on Friday. The Nasdaq futures have advanced by 94.50 points, while the Dow futures are down by 58.00 points.

walmart feb26 Walmart Inc. has launched a nationwide drive to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates by reaching out to more residents in vulnerable communities. The retail giant will organize a series of community events at 43 locations in 18 states to administer the COVID-19 vaccine. Walmart said it plans to continue these new events over the next several weeks as vaccine allocations allow.

wallstreet sept06 25feb21 Investors are likely to keep an eye on reports on Personal Income and Spending, Consumer Sentiment, as well as Chicago-area business activity. Early cues from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open broadly up. Asian shares finished in the red, while European shares are also...

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