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China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash
China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash
| July 2nd | 2020  4:03AM
China accuses India of targeting Chinese imports after clash
BEIJING (AP) — China accused India on Thursday of improperly disrupting activity by Chinese companies in the midst of tensions over a border clash. Asked about news reports that both countries were tightening import controls, a Commerce Ministry spokesman denied Beijing had taken any action against Indian goods. The spokesman,…
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Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes
Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes
| July 2nd | 2020  3:12AM
Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher on vaccine hopes
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Thursday as hopes for development of a coronavirus vaccine competed with concern about rising U.S. infections. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Australia all advanced. Investors were encouraged after Pfizer and BioNtech announced preliminary data…
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Black businesses see increased sales amid racial reckoning
Black businesses see increased sales amid racial reckoning
| July 2nd | 2020  1:18AM
Black businesses see increased sales amid racial reckoning
BOSTON (AP) — When Mahdi Hashemian was looking for a bicycle for his 7-year-old daughter Zeynab last week, the Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident decided to skip his local cycle shops in favor of a Black-owned one a few miles away in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. At Spokehouse, a bike shop with “Black Lives Matter” painted in large…
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California takes step back from reopening amid virus surge
California takes step back from reopening amid virus surge
| July 2nd | 2020  1:05AM
California takes step back from reopening amid virus surge
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It was a simple family get-together; a wedding gathering. About 30 people went out to dinner. Half came down with the coronavirus. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recounted that anecdote Wednesday as California reversed its economic reopening for much of the state in the wake of a resurgent COVID-19 outbreak. Gov.
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A predicted surge in US job growth for June might not last
A predicted surge in US job growth for June might not last
| July 2nd | 2020  12:01AM
A predicted surge in US job growth for June might not last
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains. Economists have forecast that businesses, governments and nonprofits added 3 million jobs — a record high…
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Novartis pays $678M to resolve suit over sham doctor outings
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| July 1st | 2020  10:57PM
Novartis pays $678M to resolve suit over sham doctor outings
NEW YORK (AP) — Novartis Pharmaceutical Corp. will pay $678 million to the U.S. government and various states to settle a lawsuit over a sham speaker program that distributed cash, expensive dinners and other treats to induce doctors to prescribe its products, federal authorities announced Wednesday. The settlement of the lawsuit was announced by Acting Manhattan U.S.
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Alaska oil checks smaller, but they help pay virus bills
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| July 1st | 2020  8:58PM
Alaska oil checks smaller, but they help pay virus bills
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Downtown Anchorage street musician Cal Austermuhl had good reason to be singing the blues Wednesday, the same day the state of Alaska began distributing $992 checks that will be paid to nearly every resident. “Mine’s already spent,” he said of his share of the state’s oil wealth fund. “It goes to outstanding bills.” …
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Congress extends relief program for COVID-slammed businesses
Congress extends relief program for COVID-slammed businesses
| July 1st | 2020  8:35PM
Congress extends relief program for COVID-slammed businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday easily passed a temporary extension of a subsidy program for small businesses slammed by the coronavirus, speeding the measure to President Donald Trump. Approval by voice vote without debate came after Democrats pushed the legislation through the GOP-controlled Senate late Tuesday as spikes in…
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Bullish Marketing Strategies for Online Brokerages for 2020 and Beyond
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Bullish Marketing Strategies for Online Brokerages for 2020 and Beyond
The commercial environment for online brokerages has never been more competitive. With an ever-increasing number of operators entering the market, this means having an effective marketing strategy isn’t just important, it’s vital for survival. There’s no denying that this involves a number of challenges but, if you can manage to overcome…
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Pool Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL) Stock Looks Ready to Breakout, But is the Valuation Too Lofty?
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Pool Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL) Stock Looks Ready to Breakout, But is the Valuation Too Lofty?
Pool Corporation (NASDAQ: POOL) stock increased by more than 2% yesterday; shares are now less than 1% away from breaking out to fresh all-time highs. POOL distributes swimming pool maintenance products, equipment, and building materials through its sales centers. Some of the company’s products are recession-proof. Pool-owners aren’t going…
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Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK) Stock is an Overlooked Pandemic Play
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Upwork (NASDAQ: UPWK) Stock is an Overlooked Pandemic Play
Online freelance marketplace platform operator Upwork. Inc. (NASDAQ: UPWK) shares seem to have been overlooked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic despite favorable conditions stemming from stay-in-shelter mandates. Shares collapsed with the  S&P 500 index (NYSEARCA: SPY) in February 2020 during the pandemic panic and managed to recover to year-to-date highs gaining momentum on the monthly market structure low (MSL) trigger above $14.20.
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Record e-Commerce Volumes Deliver Surprise Quarter for FedEx (NYSE:FDX)
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Record e-Commerce Volumes Deliver Surprise Quarter for FedEx (NYSE:FDX)
The big question heading into FedEx's (NYSE:FDX) fourth-quarter report was whether a pandemic-driven online shopping spree would outweigh lower business shipping volumes. The answer is a resounding yes. The delivery and logistics giant announced a 2% decline in revenue to $17.4 billion but adjusted earnings per share of $2.53 that far surpassed the Zacks consensus estimate of $1.42.
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General Mills (NYSE: GIS) Rally Has Only Just Begun
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
General Mills (NYSE: GIS) Rally Has Only Just Begun
This Is Why The S&P Is Going To Hit An All-Time High, Soon If you’ve been wondering what could keep the market moving higher let me tell you, it’s the results from companies like General Mills (NYSE: GIS). While most S&P 500 have suffered under the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions others, notably consumer staples companies, have been flourishing.
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Xilinx Stock (NASDAQ: XLNX) Aims For 2020 Highs
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Xilinx Stock (NASDAQ: XLNX) Aims For 2020 Highs
With less than 5% to go after Tuesday’s session, shares of Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) are right within touching distance of their pre-COVID highs set in January. If they can make up the difference and push on, they’ll join an illustrious band of leading stocks that have come out of this pandemic stronger than when they started. The San Jose…
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Can Another Upgrade Keep Southwest Flying (NYSE: LUV)?
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Can Another Upgrade Keep Southwest Flying (NYSE: LUV)?
With a 2.5% drop on Tuesday, it meant that Southwest Airlines’ (NYSE: LUV) shares are now down 20% from their June high. In the normal course of events, this would be considered a bear market or a full-blown correction for the stock, but in the context of COVID-19, a move like that isn’t what it used to be. Many investors are instead focusing…
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Tesla (TSLA) Stock: Risk-Reward Gut Check with Maximum Volatility
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Tesla (TSLA) Stock: Risk-Reward Gut Check with Maximum Volatility
So...how do you feel about risk? There are investors out there who can't get enough of the stuff, and invest as Richard Branson lived for a good chunk of the last couple decades. There are others, meanwhile, who'd keep it at the barest minimum possible. For investors who crave risk, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) will be the roller-coaster ride potentially leading…
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Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) Is A Buy After Earnings
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) Is A Buy After Earnings
Adult Beverages Are A Staple Too Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ) star was rising even before it reported earnings today. The latest report from Nielson shows a marked and sustained spike in at-home beverage consumption that is underpinning sales within the industry. The spike, associated with pantry-loading and stay-at-home trends, proves that for…
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Macy's (NYSE: M) Comeback Still a Thing Despite First-Quarter Losses
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Macy's (NYSE: M) Comeback Still a Thing Despite First-Quarter Losses
It was just about a week ago when we took a look at Macy's (NYSE: M) and discovered that there might be a comeback buried in this outmoded little dinosaur of mall-facing retail. The company announced its first-quarter sales figures, and while they were pretty much as bad as was expected, they weren't as bad as they might have been. Bad, But Not That Bad, Considering Everybody knew that the first quarter was going to be pretty bad at Macy's.
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Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) Earnings Confirm Sector Damage As Businesses Shift to Work From Anywhere
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| July 1st | 2020  1:00AM
Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) Earnings Confirm Sector Damage As Businesses Shift to Work From Anywhere
On the heels of disappointing earnings from competitor Herman Miller (NASDAQ:MLHR), Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) delivered their own poor earnings report that fell short of analysts’ forecasts on the top and bottom lines. After the markets closed on June 30, the Grand Rapids-based furniture manufacturer reported adjusted losses per share of 18 cents.
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