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Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand
Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand
| September 23rd | 2020  4:00AM
Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand
NEW YORK (AP) — The Uncle Ben's rice brand is getting a new name: Ben's Original. Parent firm Mars Inc. unveiled the change Wednesday for the 70-year-old brand, the latest company to drop a logo criticized as a racial stereotype. Packaging with the new name will hit stores next year. “We listened to our associates and…
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Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemic
Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemic
| September 23rd | 2020  3:01AM
Asian shares mixed as worries percolate over pandemic
Markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped in Japan and Hong Kong but rose in Seoul and Shanghai and jumped more than 2% in Sydney after the government reported retail sales have fared better than expected. Overnight,…
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US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, Venezuela
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| September 23rd | 2020  2:24AM
US firm pleads guilty to paying bribes in Brazil, Venezuela
MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A major U.S. asphalt company agreed to pay $16.6 million in fines while pleading guilty Tuesday to federal charges that it paid millions in bribes to officials in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela for almost a decade to win lucrative contracts. The plea agreement by Sargeant Marine Inc. is part of a broader, ongoing crackdown on corrupt dealings in South America's commodities markets.
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Asian shares take breather after Wall Street gains
Asian shares take breather after Wall Street gains
| September 23rd | 2020  12:03AM
Asian shares take breather after Wall Street gains
Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors kept a wary eye on how the coronavirus pandemic will affect the economic outlook. Stocks slipped Wednesday in Japan, Hong Kong and Seoul but rose in Sydney after the government reported retail sales fared better than expected. Overnight, the S&P 500 gained…
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House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown
Nancy Pelosi
| September 22nd | 2020  9:25PM
House easily passes stopgap funding bill, averting shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a sweeping bipartisan vote that takes a government shutdown off the table, the House passed a temporary government-wide funding bill Tuesday night, shortly after President Donald Trump prevailed in a behind-the-scenes fight over his farm bailout. The stopgap measure will keep federal agencies fully up and running…
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk's next big bet rides on better batteries
Elon Mush
| September 22nd | 2020  8:51PM
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's next big bet rides on better batteries
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Tesla is working on new battery technology that CEO Elon Musk says will enable the company within the next three years to make sleeker, more affordable cars that can travel dramatically longer distances on a single charge. But the battery breakthroughs that Musk unveiled Tuesday at a highly anticipated event didn't impress investors.
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Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales
Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales
| September 22nd | 2020  6:32PM
Nike shakes off pandemic blues with surging online sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike appears to have recovered from its pandemic slump, posting a solid quarterly profit driven by soaring online sales of its sneakers and workout apparel. The world's largest sports apparel maker on Tuesday reported a net profit of $1.5 billion profit, or 95 cents per share, in the three-month period ending Aug. 31,…
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Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor
Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor
| September 22nd | 2020  5:23PM
Congress seeks to block goods from China over forced labor
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill aimed at keeping goods out of the U.S. that are made with the forced labor of detained ethnic minorities in China passed overwhelmingly Tuesday in the House of Representatives despite concerns about the potential effects on global commerce. The House voted 406-3 to declare that any goods produced in…
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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
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| September 22nd | 2020  4:52PM
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
Stocks rebounded on Wall Street Tuesday, recovering some of their losses after tumbling on a raft of worries about the pandemic and governments’ response to it. The S&P 500 gained 1.1%, halting its first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in February. Gains in technology and communications stocks, and by companies that rely on consumer spending, helped lift the market.
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Wall Street steadies itself, halting 4-day losing streak
Steven Kaplan, Gregory Rowe
| September 22nd | 2020  4:44PM
Wall Street steadies itself, halting 4-day losing streak
Stocks on Wall Street shrugged off an early slide and closed higher Tuesday, halting the first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in the early days of the pandemic. The S&P 500 climbed 1.1%, led by solid gains in technology and communications stocks, and companies that rely on consumer spending. Banks, health care and energy stocks closed lower.
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House Democrats hope to pass funding bill to avert shutdown
Nancy Pelosi
| September 22nd | 2020  4:28PM
House Democrats hope to pass funding bill to avert shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House pressed ahead Tuesday with a government-wide temporary funding bill that would keep federal agencies fully up and running into December and prevent a partial shutdown of the government after the current budget year expires at the end of the month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appears likely…
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Carvana, GameStop rise; Tesla, Peloton Interactive fall
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| September 22nd | 2020  4:23PM
Carvana, GameStop rise; Tesla, Peloton Interactive fall
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Carvana Co., up $53.16 to $226.83. The online car dealer gave investors an encouraging revenue forecast for the third quarter. Blueprint Medicines Corp., up $10.06 to $87.27. The company's developing treatment for a…
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Wall Street steadies itself after 4-day losing streak
Steven Kaplan, Gregory Rowe
| September 22nd | 2020  3:30PM
Wall Street steadies itself after 4-day losing streak
Stocks moved higher on Wall Street Tuesday, steadying themselves a day after tumbling amid a raft of worries about the pandemic and governments’ response to it. The S&P 500 was 0.9% higher, on track to snap its first four-day losing streak since the market was selling off in February. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 93 points, or 0.3%, at 27,239 as of 3:17 p.m.
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
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| September 22nd | 2020  3:17PM
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
Benchmark U.S. crude oil for October delivery rose 29 cents to $39.60 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude oil for November delivery rose 28 cents to $41.72 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for October delivery fell 1 cent to $1.16 a gallon. October heating oil fell 1 cent to $1.10 a gallon. October natural gas was little changed at $1.83 per 1,000 cubic feet. Gold for December delivery fell $3 to $1,907.60 an ounce.
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Canadian auto workers reach tentative contract with Ford
Canadian auto workers reach tentative contract with Ford
| September 22nd | 2020  2:46PM
Canadian auto workers reach tentative contract with Ford
DETROIT (AP) — The union representing Canadian auto workers says it has reached a tentative three-year contract deal with Ford to build five new electric vehicles at a factory near Toronto. Unifor President Jerry Dias says the deal was reached early Tuesday after an all-night bargaining session. It includes $1.95 billion…
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From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel
From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel
| September 22nd | 2020  1:45PM
From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from fossil fuel
BERLIN (AP) — Ten cities around the world on Tuesday joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of efforts to combat climate change. Berlin, Cape Town, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Oslo and others pledged to take “all possible steps to divest city assets from fossil fuel companies and (increase)…
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Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid
Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid
| September 22nd | 2020  1:13PM
Powell and Mnuchin voice optimism but back more economic aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Tuesday that the U.S. economy is rebounding from the pandemic-induced recession with federal support but that more help from the government is likely needed. Powell told the House Financial Services Committee that…
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Here’s Where Fastly (NASDAQ: FSLY) Stock is a Buying Opportunity
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| September 22nd | 2020  6:05AM
Here’s Where Fastly (NASDAQ: FSLY) Stock is a Buying Opportunity
Edge cloud content delivery network Fastly, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLY) shares sold off with the S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY) during the Q1 2020 pandemic plunge but managed to transcend its pre-COVID highs in May accelerating to all-time highs of $117.79 highs into Q2 earnings. The stay-at-home mandates drove the demand for internet capacity from content providers and developers making Fastly a clear pandemic benefactor.
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3 SPAC Stocks for Investors to Watch
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| September 22nd | 2020  6:00AM
3 SPAC Stocks for Investors to Watch
Before 2020, SPACs, or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, were considered to be high-risk investments due to a lack of financial history and a variety of challenges that the companies face to comply with the SEC after they start trading. However, we have seen a lot of renewed interest in SPACs or “blank check companies” this year as more businesses forego the traditional IPO process to publicly list their companies.
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NKE
Nike Inc
Credit Suisse GroupSet Price Target
$154.00
Ionis Pharmaceuticals Inc logo
IONS
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OppenheimerInitiated Coverage
at $69.00
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NKE
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Goldman Sachs GroupSet Price Target
$140.00
Oshkosh Corp logo
OSK
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Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
at Market Perform
PACCAR Inc logo
PCAR
PACCAR Inc
Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
at Market Perform
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URI
United Rentals, Inc.
Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
at Market Perform
Deere & Company logo
DE
Deere & Company
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at Market Perform
Caterpillar Inc. logo
CAT
Caterpillar Inc.
Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
at Market Perform
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PWR
Quanta Services Inc
Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
at Outperform
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TRMB
Trimble Inc
Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated Coverage
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to Outperform
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AGCO
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