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Activision Blizzard fires, reprimands several employees over harassment, discrimination allegations: report
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Activision Blizzard Inc. has fired several unnamed employees and reprimanded others connected to allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination reported earlier this years, according to a media...
Gary Gensler, GameStop, 7-foot bronze gorillas and pot stocks: It must be Tuesday in meme stocks
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United Airlines pins a quarterly beat on a rebound in premium leisure travel, the "continued recovery" of business travel, and the loosening of travel restrictions in some of its international...
Bitcoin reached $64,309 on Tuesday, about 0.9% away from its all-time high of $64,889 in April, following the debut of ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF, the first bitcoin-linked exchange traded fund...
Netflix earnings, subscribers beat estimates amid ‘Squid Game’ bounce, but forecast is tamer
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Netflix Inc. received a bigger bounce in profit and subscriber additions as it found its biggest surprise success yet in the third quarter, but predictions for the holiday season were not as...
The debate over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines has shifted to legal wrangling over ‘sincerely held beliefs’
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A college football coach unsuccessfully asked for an exemption, but lost his multi-million dollar job Monday.
Fed’s Waller says higher interest rates may be needed in 2022 if inflation stays high
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A more aggressive policy might be needed next year if inflation readings stay high, said Fed Gov. Chris Waller, on Tuesday.
New research shows that people are much more tolerant of individual rich people than they are of the wealthy as a whole
Walgreens could shut U.S. stores over the coming years as it invests in VillageMD and other healthcare strategies
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Walgreens $5.2 billion investment in VillageMD and launch of Walgreens Health is a "defensive move," analysts say.
MemeMarkets: “The Market of the Apes” with Dave Lauer
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What does the future hold for retail investors and what do retail investors mean for the future of markets? We talked to former high frequency trader-turned-finance disruptor Dave Lauer.
For the pandemic, Wendy’s aims to create French fries that don’t arrive at your door wet and soggy
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Median monthly incomes for rideshare drivers, dog walkers and online sellers held steady during the pandemic, even as fewer people worked these jobs, according to a new JPMorgan Chase Institute...
Millions of workers will remain on sidelines until benefits of having a job outweigh the costs, Fed official says
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Millions of workers will remain on the sidelines of the U.S. economy until the real and perceived benefits of a job are improved, said Richmond Fed President Tom Barkin on Tuesday.
Rich countries failing miserably on their moral obligation to act with urgency to stop climate change
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The United States ought to be ashamed of letting a minority block legislation to redress its malfeasance over the centuries
Zillow’s vision could take ‘a step back’ as company pauses iBuying, analyst cautions
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Zillow Group Inc. risks losing share to rivals as the online real-estate company pauses its iBuying program, an analyst cautions.
Apollo shares rally to a fresh record as investor day pitch fuels biggest one-day gain since April of 2020
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Private-equity firm says it'll grow free-related earnings by 2.5 times in five years, sending stock up to a record on its biggest one-day gain since April, 2020.
Supply chain challenges are a risk this holiday season, with shoppers and companies taking steps to avoid the worst problems
Everything you need to know to start renting your home on Airbnb
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Shunning mass tourism sites, travelers are more frequently turning to small cities, rural communities and national parks. That has big, broad implications for the future of travel and might outlast the...
Americans say they’ve lost confidence in the economy, but they’re spending like it’s happy hour
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Americans say they are more anxious about the economy, but they are spending record amounts of money as if they have no worries at all. The speed of the recovery depends on whether they do as they say...
The bronze statue of the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla killed in 2016 is meant to represent how Wall Street has gone 'bananas'
U.S. COVID-19 death toll tops 726,000 amid report FDA to allow people mix and match vaccine booster shots
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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 rose above 726,000 on Tuesday, as a report said the Food and Drug Administration is moving to allow people get booster shots of vaccines...
McDonald’s chose a medley of cities to test the plant-based McPlant sandwich to see where it catches on, analysts say
Today 10:28 EDT
Here’s where the cost of rent is increasing the most. Hint: it’s NOT New York or San Francisco
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For the first time since the start of the pandemic, rents are increasing in every major metropolitan area nationwide, according to one report.
Investor who almost doubled the return of her index says these three mid-cap stocks are ripe for the economic recovery
Today 10:01 EDT
Amy Zhang, manager of the Alger Mid-Cap Focus Fund, says the asset class represents the 'best of both worlds.'
Buy U.K. banks because interest rates are going up, says UBS
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Gold rises as U.S. dollar weakens
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Gold futures are higher Tuesday, bucking headwinds from a rise in global stocks, as the U.S. dollar weakens, offering a pathway for bullion to gain altitude.
Global oil benchmark renews push toward $85 a barrel as OPEC+ struggles to boost output
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Oil futures rise Tuesday, with global benchmark Brent crude trading around the $85-a-barrel level amid signs the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies are struggling to meet...