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German economy shrinks by 2.2% in Q1 over virus downturn
German economy shrinks by 2.2% in Q1 over virus downturn
| May 25th | 2020  4:40AM
German economy shrinks by 2.2% in Q1 over virus downturn
BERLIN (AP) — The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2019 amid a global downturn linked to the coronavirus pandemic. Germany's Federal Statistical Office said Monday that it was the biggest quarterly decline since the 2008-2009 global financial crisis. Figures show that private consumption and exports were the hardest hit.
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Chinese tech giant criticizes US for 'politicizing business'
Chinese tech giant criticizes US for 'politicizing business'
| May 25th | 2020  3:35AM
Chinese tech giant criticizes US for 'politicizing business'
BEIJING (AP) — One of China’s biggest tech companies has criticized the Trump administration for “politicizing business” after it slapped export sanctions on 33 more Chinese enterprises and government entities. The new measures announced Friday expanded a U.S. campaign against Chinese companies Washington says might be security threats or involved in human rights abuses.
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Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening
Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening
| May 25th | 2020  3:18AM
Asian shares climb, Tokyo gains on hopes for reopening
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mostly higher, with Tokyo stocks gaining on expectations that a pandemic state of emergency will be lifted for all of Japan. But shares fell in Hong Kong on Monday after police used tear gas to quell weekend protests over a proposed national security bill for the former British colony. U.S.
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This Week: New home sales, US GDP, consumer spending
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| May 25th | 2020  1:10AM
This Week: New home sales, US GDP, consumer spending
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHER The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has spared few areas of the economy, and the market for newly built homes is no exception. Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 15.4% in March to a…
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The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency
The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency
| May 25th | 2020  1:08AM
The Latest: Japan set to end Tokyo's state of emergency
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan set to remove state of emergency from Tokyo, 4 other prefectures. …
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CEO buying struggling New Zealand media company for $1
CEO buying struggling New Zealand media company for $1
| May 24th | 2020  11:21PM
CEO buying struggling New Zealand media company for $1
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — One of New Zealand's largest media organizations is being sold for a single dollar to its chief executive, the owners announced Monday. The organization Stuff prints many of the nation’s daily newspapers and runs a popular news website of the same name. It employs about 900 staff, including 400 journalists. …
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CEO buys struggling New Zealand media company for $1
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| May 24th | 2020  9:13PM
CEO buys struggling New Zealand media company for $1
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — One of New Zealand's largest media organizations will be sold for a single dollar to its chief executive, the owners announced Monday. The organization Stuff prints many of the nation’s daily newspapers and runs a popular news website of the same name. It employs about 900 staff, including 400 journalists. …
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Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021
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| May 24th | 2020  2:38PM
Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a new pitch to voters for this fall: Trust me. As the economy faces a once-in-a-century recession, with more than 38 million people out of work, Trump is increasingly talking up a future recovery that probably won't materialize until after the November election. He's asking voters to look past…
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The Latest: Trump adviser pushes for in-person G7 meeting
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| May 24th | 2020  10:26AM
The Latest: Trump adviser pushes for in-person G7 meeting
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Trump adviser pushes for in-person G7 meeting in late June. …
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The Latest: Ohio prisons director says prisons must reopen
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| May 24th | 2020  9:46AM
The Latest: Ohio prisons director says prisons must reopen
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Ohio official says prisons must reopen even with high death toll. …
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The Latest: French sunbathe on beach in marked areas
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| May 24th | 2020  8:56AM
The Latest: French sunbathe on beach in marked areas
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — French sunbathe at La Grande Motte beach in cordoned-off spaces. — Well-spaced faithful gather in St.
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The Latest: Faithful return to St. Peter's Square
The Latest: Faithful return to St. Peter's Square
| May 24th | 2020  7:01AM
The Latest: Faithful return to St. Peter's Square
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Russia reports its highest single-day death toll but fewer infections …
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The Latest: Russia reports its highest single-day death toll
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| May 24th | 2020  5:45AM
The Latest: Russia reports its highest single-day death toll
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Russia reports its highest single-day death toll but fewer infections …
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The Latest: Pasta factory in Spokane reports virus oubtreak
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| May 23rd | 2020  10:20PM
The Latest: Pasta factory in Spokane reports virus oubtreak
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Pasta factory in Spokane reports virus outbreak as Washington state prepare…
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Virus cases drop to zero in China but surge in Latin America
Virus cases drop to zero in China but surge in Latin America
| May 23rd | 2020  6:28AM
Virus cases drop to zero in China but surge in Latin America
BERLIN (AP) — New coronavirus cases dropped to zero in China for the first time Saturday but overwhelmed hospitals across Latin America – both in countries lax about lockdowns and those lauded for firm, early confinement. The virus hit a reopened church in Germany and possibly a restaurant, too. The pandemic’s persistence stymied authorities…
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Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection
Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection
| May 23rd | 2020  12:29AM
Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection
Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company's business. The Estero, Florida-based company's lenders were unwilling to grant it another extension on its auto lease debt payments past a Friday deadline, triggering the filing in U.S.
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GLU Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) Stock Bestows Investors with Gift Exit Levels
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| May 22nd | 2020  8:30AM
GLU Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) Stock Bestows Investors with Gift Exit Levels
Mobile gaming app publisher Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) shares surpassed its pre-COVID-19 levels to nearly reach 52-week highs while the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA: SPY) only managed to recover half its losses. Glu Mobile has been a clear benefactor of the COVID-19 pandemic as stay-at-home orders helped surge mobile and console gaming activities. As cities…
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Foot Locker Breaks its Ankle, Posts $98 Million Loss for First Quarter
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| May 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Foot Locker Breaks its Ankle, Posts $98 Million Loss for First Quarter
Pretty much everybody who follows retail stocks likely saw it coming: this is going to be one terrible quarter for physical retail operations. Mall stores were going to be some of the biggest losers around, thanks to their primary contact point with the customer being in a place that was closed down by local, state, or federal mandate, possibly more than one at once.
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Best Buy, Yield And Value For Dividend Growth Investors
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| May 22nd | 2020  1:00AM
Best Buy, Yield And Value For Dividend Growth Investors
I’ve Said It Before, It Pays To Be The Middleman I’ve said it before, that it pays to be the middleman, and the results from Best Buy (BBY) underscore that thought. The company is a retailer of high-dollar and big-box technology and household items, products that have suddenly come into high demand. Admittedly, Best Buy has had some struggles over the past few years but one thing has been constant.
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salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Director Sells $21,015.40 in Stock
InVitae Corp (NYSE:NVTA) General Counsel Sells $34,402.00 in Stock
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) Insider Michael Montano Sells 1,500 Shares
Insider Selling: Blackline Inc (NASDAQ:BL) Director Sells 800 Shares of Stock
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) EVP Sells $78,743.49 in Stock
Zions Bancorporation NA (NASDAQ:ZION) VP Sells $162,255.87 in Stock
Insider Selling: Arista Networks Inc (NYSE:ANET) Director Sells 1,360 Shares of Stock
Floor & Decor Holdings Inc (NYSE:FND) EVP Sells $351,945.00 in Stock
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:REGN) Chairman P Roy Vagelos Sells 783 Shares
Hans Lennart Rudolf Wigzell Sells 5,000 Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) Stock
Tenable Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:TENB) Major Shareholder Sells $1,904,089.25 in Stock
Adverum Biotechnologies (NASDAQ:ADVM) Raised to "Buy" at BidaskClub
Karyopharm Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KPTI) Rating Reiterated by HC Wainwright
Cytokinetics (NASDAQ:CYTK) Coverage Initiated at Mizuho
Y-mAbs Therapeutics (NASDAQ:YMAB) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
Victory Capital (NASDAQ:VCTR) Cut to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Rating Reiterated by CSFB
Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) Stock Rating Lowered by TheStreet

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