The Disney+ (Plus) logo is seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Disney — Shares of the media giant advanced more than 4% after the company announced a major reorganization that will make streaming a “primary focus.” To accelerate its direct-to-consumer
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines booked a $5.4 billion net loss for the third quarter after the coronavirus pandemic roiled what is usually the
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Homesick candles Source: Homesick For retailers looking to compete with Amazon around its annual Prime Day event, it’s not all about offering deep discounts to catch customers’ attention on the internet. Start-ups like Warby Parker, Allbirds, Outdoor Voices and Everlane rarely offer promotions. Many of these companies have built their businesses online around a playbook
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For years, Tony Robbins has been starting his mornings with a 10-minute ritual that gives him a boost of energy and prepares him for the day. On a recent trip to Robbins’ Fiji resort Namale, where he was hosting the winners of Shopify’s Build a Bigger Business competition, he showed Business Insider how to perform
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Millions of Americans are hoping another $1,200 stimulus check will make it to their bank accounts. Whether that happens or not depends on Congress. Republicans, Democrats and the White House still have not been able to strike a compromise on how much to spend and where to provide aid for the next coronavirus stimulus package.
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Billionaire tech icon and philanthropist Bill Gates says it is “inappropriate” to refer to the experimental coronavirus monoclonal-antibody treatment that President Donald Trump received earlier this month as a “cure.” “The word ‘cure’ is inappropriate, because it won’t work for everyone,” Gates said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. However, Gates
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FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images You may have recently received a new disclosure form, as mandated by federal securities regulators, from your financial advisor. Or, maybe not. And from where some experts stand, that may not be a bad thing. While a broad swath of the nation’s broker-dealers and registered investment advisors — known
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday there are structural forces exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic that support continued strength in the stock market, regardless of the presidential election outcome. “I think there’s a genuine belief that it doesn’t matter who wins. It doesn’t matter about stimulus,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “There are enough
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Dillard’s department store. Source: Zereshk | Wikipedia Shares of Dillard’s jumped 15% during premarket trading on Monday after one of Warren Buffett’s investing lieutenants disclosed a personal stake in the embattled retailer. According to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ted Weschler, who is an investment manager at Berkshire Hathaway, bought roughly 1.08 million
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The FT’s US finance editor Robert Armstrong looks at the way low interest rates have hit four different companies since the financial crisis – Visa, JPMorgan, Comerica and E-Trade ► Check out our Community tab for more stories on the economy. ► Listen to our podcasts: https://www.ft.com/podcasts ► Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/financialtimes
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Zoox is on the verge of transforming the entire transportation industry by creating self-driving robots that will become the ride-shares of the future. Read more about Zoox: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-07-17/robot-taxi-startup-zoox-has-800-million-and-a-wild-pitch #BloombergHelloWorld ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data,
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An animation shows Dream Chaser and its Shooting Star cargo module in orbit around the Earth. Sierra Nevada Corporation Sierra Nevada Corporation is best known as a private aerospace and national security contractor – but the company is investing heavily in its space systems division, especially as it sees NASA and other companies building infrastructure
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IHT Wealth Management’s Yussef Gheriani believes now is a good time to consider adding travel plays to portfolios. Between cabin fever related to the pandemic and optimism surrounding effective coronavirus treatments, Gheriani speculates bookings will start meaningfully rising within the next couple of months. “People are going to be sitting down at home saying ‘Okay,
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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law on Aug. 14, 1935. FPG | Archive Photos | Getty Images Many people think of Social Security as the program their parents and grandparents rely on for financial support in retirement. For James Roosevelt, Jr., it has a special significance.  His grandfather created it.
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Lucid Motors is a California-based electric vehicle start-up, and in September it revealed the Air, its vision for an electric, luxury sedan. The company promises some impressive specs, such as an estimated 517 miles of range. But starting up an electric vehicle company is notoriously difficult, and it faces steep competition from Tesla and other
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Stocks rose on Friday to end their best week in months as President Donald Trump signaled support for a bigger coronavirus aid package.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 161.39 points higher, or 0.6%, at 28,586.90. The S&P 500 gained climbed 0.9% to 3,477.13. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.4% to close at 11,579.94. Microsoft and Salesforce led
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Faraday Future, a California-based electric-car startup and Tesla’s once rival, generated buzz in 2015 as the company poached top talent from Tesla, BMW, Audi, Ford, and Ferrari. Called “Tesla killer,” Faraday’s meteoric rise in notoriety occurred on dubious underpinnings — the company did not promise a product, nor did it announce any concrete plans for
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Sept. 15 (Bloomberg) –- Alibaba’s IPO could be the biggest in history. Bloomberg’s Sam Grobart explains how Alibaba works through the experience of ordering 280 pairs of pants manufactured overseas. Video by: Dan Przygoda, David Yim (Source: Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business
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