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IMF: Vaccines will power 5.5% global economic growth in 2021
IMF: Vaccines will power 5.5% global economic growth in 2021
| January 26th | 2021  8:02AM
IMF: Vaccines will power 5.5% global economic growth in 2021
WASHINGTON (AP) — The spread of COVID-19 vaccines will power a stronger global economic recovery in 2021, the International Monetary Fund forecast Tuesday. After sinking 3.5% in 2020, the worst year since World War II, the global economy will grow 5.5% this year, the 190-country lending organization predicted. The new figure for 2021…
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Amazon's growth continues in 2021, more jobs to Boston
Amazon's growth continues in 2021, more jobs to Boston
| January 26th | 2021  8:01AM
Amazon's growth continues in 2021, more jobs to Boston
Amazon's 2020 hiring spree does not appear to be slowing in the new year with the company announcing 3,000 new jobs in Boston in coming years. The hires announced Tuesday will double the workforce in Amazon's Boston tech hub, with new jobs spread across Alexa, Amazon Web Services, Amazon Robotics, and Amazon Pharmacy. …
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American Express 4Q profit fell 15% on virus impact
American Express 4Q profit fell 15% on virus impact
| January 26th | 2021  7:45AM
American Express 4Q profit fell 15% on virus impact
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — American Express said its fourth-quarter profits dropped by 15% from a year ago, as the global pandemic kept cardmembers from dining out, traveling and entertaining. The New York-based company said it earned a profit of $1.42 billion, or $1.76 per share, down from a profit of $1.69 billion, or $2.03 a share, in the same period a year earlier.
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Italian premier resigns, setting off scramble for new allies
Italian premier resigns, setting off scramble for new allies
| January 26th | 2021  7:26AM
Italian premier resigns, setting off scramble for new allies
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday after a key coalition ally pulled his party’s support over Conte’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, setting the stage for consultations this week to determine if he can form a third government. Conte tendered his resignation to President Sergio Mattarella, who held off on…
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EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants
EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants
| January 26th | 2021  6:40AM
EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to help draw up a common rule book to rein in the power of big tech companies like Facebook and Twitter and combat the spread of fake news that is eating away at Western democracies. In a speech to the Davos World Economic Forum, European Commission President…
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It’s Time to Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock as a EV Play
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| January 26th | 2021  6:30AM
It’s Time to Buy Ford (NYSE: F) Stock as a EV Play
U.S. major automobile manufacturer Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) stock has recently rallied on the electric vehicle (EV) momentum that has finally flowed from first movers like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the traditional U.S. automakers lead by General Motors (NYSE: GM). Shares up over 25% year-to-date (YTD) and vastly outperforming the benchmark S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY).
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3 Home Improvement Stocks that Can Upgrade Your Portfolio
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| January 26th | 2021  6:12AM
3 Home Improvement Stocks that Can Upgrade Your Portfolio
As we look back on some of the businesses that have benefitted from pandemic-related tailwinds over the past year, home improvement companies are certainly at the top of the list. These businesses saw surges in demand for their products and services as people were stuck at home and practiced social distancing, which resulted in money flowing into their stocks.
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Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal
Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal
| January 26th | 2021  6:07AM
Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5M daily shot goal
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day. Biden signaled on Monday his increasing bullishness on the pace of vaccinations after signing an executive order to boost government purchases from U.S.
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3 Growing Small-Cap Banks For Dividend-Growth Investors
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| January 26th | 2021  6:00AM
3 Growing Small-Cap Banks For Dividend-Growth Investors
Regional Banks Poised For Growth In 2021 The financial sector (NYSEARCA:XLF) is poised for a major rebound in 2021 and not just the big banks. The smaller regional and community banks may not come with the same exposures but are still well-situated to benefit from the coming economic boom. When I say boom I mean the rebound in economic activity that is already building.
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These Are 10 Brands That Won't Air Commercials During Super Bowl LV
These Are 10 Brands That Won't Air Commercials During Super Bowl LV
| January 26th | 2021  5:00AM
These Are 10 Brands That Won't Air Commercials During Super Bowl LV
What's a Super Bowl without the commercials? We won't find out in 2021, but major brands like Coca-Cola, Ford and Budweiser will sit out this year's Big Game. “With Super Bowl parties either scaled way down or just canceled, it probably makes sense to sit this one out at this cost” for certain marketing…
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Germany: Merkel aide floats long suspension to debt rule
Germany: Merkel aide floats long suspension to debt rule
| January 26th | 2021  4:47AM
Germany: Merkel aide floats long suspension to debt rule
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff has floated the idea of Germany suspending rules to prevent the government running up new debt for several years as Europe's biggest economy digests the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In an article for Tuesday's edition of the Handelsblatt business daily, Helge Braun advocated…
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World markets mixed on virus, vaccine, stimulus concerns
World markets mixed on virus, vaccine, stimulus concerns
| January 26th | 2021  3:55AM
World markets mixed on virus, vaccine, stimulus concerns
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares opened higher in Europe on Tuesday after a broad retreat in Asia driven by renewed worries that troubles with COVID vaccine rollouts and the spread of new variants of coronavirus might delay a recovery from the pandemic. Germany's DAX surged 0.7% to 13,738.24 and the CAC 40 in Paris gained 0.4% to 5,493.14. The FTSE 100 in Britain picked up 0.5% to 6,674.87.
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Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure
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| January 26th | 2021  3:40AM
Under Biden, China faces renewed trade pressure
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-Chinese trade war isn’t going away under President Joe Biden. Biden won’t confront Beijing right away, economists say, because he wants to focus on the coronavirus and the economy. But he looks set to renew pressure over trade and technology grievances that prompted President Donald Trump to hike tariffs on Chinese imports in 2017.
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Infographic: Pros and Cons of Working With Your Partner
Infographic: Pros and Cons of Working With Your Partner
| January 26th | 2021  2:43AM
Infographic: Pros and Cons of Working With Your Partner
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Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem
Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem
| January 26th | 2021  2:41AM
Rubbish-covered lake brings to light Balkans waste problem
PRIBOJ, Serbia (AP) — Trucks and building machines are parked on a river dam in southwest Serbia but not for construction work. Instead, huge cranes are being used to clear tons of garbage crammed at the foot of the power plant. Serbia and other Balkan nations are overwhelmed by communal waste after decades of neglect and lack of efficient waste-management policies in the countries aspiring to join the European Union.
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Asian shares retreat after bumpy day on Wall Street
Asian shares retreat after bumpy day on Wall Street
| January 26th | 2021  2:32AM
Asian shares retreat after bumpy day on Wall Street
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell in Asia on Tuesday on renewed worries that troubles with COVID vaccine rollouts and the spread of new variants of coronavirus might delay a recovery from the pandemic. Hong Kong led other regional markets lower, dropping 2.4% to 29,440.03. Traders are keeping a wary eye on rising coronavirus infections in various countries and a bumpy rollout of vaccinations in the U.S.
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This Stock Went from Less Than $1 to Above $10 in a Few Weeks
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| January 26th | 2021  1:00AM
This Stock Went from Less Than $1 to Above $10 in a Few Weeks
Its very rare when a stock price skyrockets five, ten, or even twenty times in a short period of time. They are the unicorns of the stock investing world. But that's exactly what has happened with Bionano Genomics (NASDAQ:BNGO) stock. After moving sharply lower since its September 2018 market debut, the stock came to life late last year. A little…
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California: Criminal rings loot billions in jobless funds
California: Criminal rings loot billions in jobless funds
| January 25th | 2021  9:08PM
California: Criminal rings loot billions in jobless funds
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sophisticated hackers, identity thieves and overseas criminal rings stole over $11 billion in unemployment benefits from California last year, but the extent of the fraud might grow far larger: billions more in payments are under investigation. California Labor Secretary Julie Su told reporters in a conference call…
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Smaller investors face down hedge funds, as GameStop soars
Smaller investors face down hedge funds, as GameStop soars
| January 25th | 2021  9:04PM
Smaller investors face down hedge funds, as GameStop soars
NEW YORK (AP) — A head-scratching David and Goliath story is playing out on Wall Street over the stock price of a money-losing video game retailer. An army of smaller-pocketed, optimistic investors is throwing dollars and buy orders at the stock of GameStop — in direct opposition to a group of wealthy investors who are counting on the…
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Morgan Stanley Boosts Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) Price Target to $55.00
The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX) Price Target Raised to $78.00
Chegg (NYSE:CHGG) Price Target Raised to $105.00 at Morgan Stanley
Dine Brands Global (NYSE:DIN) PT Raised to $85.00
Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Price Target Raised to $137.50 at Raymond James
Bloomin' Brands (NASDAQ:BLMN) Price Target Increased to $27.50 by Analysts at Raymond James
Raymond James Increases Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR) Price Target to $26.00
The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) Price Target Increased to $38.00 by Analysts at Morgan Stanley
Raymond James Raises Chuy's (NASDAQ:CHUY) Price Target to $40.00
Morgan Stanley Raises Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) Price Target to $39.00
Raymond James Increases Fiesta Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:FRGI) Price Target to $18.00
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) PT Raised to $23.00 at Raymond James
Elanco Animal Health (NYSE:ELAN) Updates FY 2021 Pre-Market Earnings Guidance
Polaris (NYSE:PII) Issues FY21 Earnings Guidance
General Electric (NYSE:GE) Releases FY21 Earnings Guidance
3M (NYSE:MMM) Issues FY21 Earnings Guidance
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Updates FY21 Earnings Guidance
Raytheon Technologies (NYSE:RTX) Releases FY21 Earnings Guidance
Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) Updates FY21 Earnings Guidance

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$21.50 ➝ $26.00
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