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10:19 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
IAG agrees to buy Spanish airline Air Europa but halves price tag to €500 millionInternational Airlines Group will buy Spanish airline Air Europa, but more than a year after announcing the original deal, said the price tag is now lower.
10:15 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices rise for 2nd session in a row as President Biden takes officeOil futures end higher Wednesday for a second straight session, as traders penciled in expectations for aggressive pandemic aid spending by the Biden administration.
10:13 a.m. Today - By Lina Saigol
Burberry sales fall as COVID forces store closures, but strong Asia growth buoys investorsBritish luxury-goods group Burberry warned that the spread of new strains of coronavirus could lead to more disruption for the business.
10:11 a.m. Today - By Tonya Garcia
German-based Mytheresa joins growing list of e-commerce retailers going publicMany retailers filed for bankruptcy in 2020, but digital retailers aim to take advantage of the online shift
10:10 a.m. Today - By Sunny Oh
Easy Fed policy will keep recovering bank stocks in check, says this analystBank stocks could be prevented from adding to recent gains from their pandemic lows, so long as the Federal Reserve keeps its ultra low rate policy in place, which likely limits how much banks can charge on loans they make and potentially pinch profits.
10:09 a.m. Today - By Joy Wiltermuth
U.S. stocks on pace to set closing records as Biden begins presidency with vow of unityU.S. stock benchmarks are on pace to touch fresh all-time closing highs Wednesday, as Joe Biden begins his term as the 46th U.S. president with a call to end 'this uncivil war' and a vow to defeat the pandemic.
9:57 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Stocks Climb as Tech Results Shine and Biden Is Sworn In Nasdaq futures are surging and European stocks are also up after well-received results from Netflix and ASML.
9:27 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Regulators have hit PC gaming giant Valve with a $2 million fine for breaking antitrust rules on SteamGaming giant Valve has been hit with a €1.6 million ($2 million) fine after European Union regulators ruled it helped restrict cross-border sales on Steam, the world's largest online platform for PC games.
9:03 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends at a nearly 2-week high on talk of further U.S. fiscal stimulusGold futures climb on Wednesday, notching their highest finish in nearly two weeks, as expectations for further fiscal stimulus measures under the Biden administration pressured the U.S. dollar, boosting prices for the dollar-denominated precious metal.
8:35 a.m. Today - By Rex Nutting
Strong U.S. economic rebound will surprise markets and the Federal Reserve, says the best forecaster of 2020In a competitive contest, Christophe Barraud of Market Securities won the Forecaster of the Year award, ousting nine-in-a-row champ Jim O'Sullivan of TD Securities.
8:34 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Three dead in Madrid as powerful gas explosion rips facade off buildingCalle Toledo building belongs to the nearby La Paloma Catholic Parish and hosted the offices and apartments for some of its priests
8:05 a.m. Today - By Callum Keown
Lidl offers $200 extra pay to U.S. employees who get COVID-19 vaccine, joining Aldi and others German supermarket chain Lidl will give U.S. employees $200 in extra pay if they get a COVID-19 vaccine, the company said on Wednesday, becoming the latest employer to offer such incentives.
8:03 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Here are the best market calls and some dark horse stocks of a turbulent 2020They called the selloff and the bounce, and they picked stocks no one was looking at. These are the best market calls of 2020. From here, we'll speak to some of the best forecasters about what they see in 2021.
8:00 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Luxury Stocks Rise as Burberry and Richemont Show Signs of Recovery Investors were encouraged by updates from British fashion group Burberry and Cartier owner Compagnie Financière Richemont.
8:00 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Biden to overhaul U.S. pandemic management as death toll heads above 402,000 New president is expected to rejoin WHO, sign up for COVAX program and restore NSC-backed pandemic committeeThe global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 96.4million on Wednesday, and the U.S. death toll headed above 402,000 as President Joe Biden was inaugurated with plans to fully overhaul the U.S. approach to the pandemic.
7:56 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Semiconductor Company ASML Beat Expectations, Sending the Stock Surging. Why It Could Drop. The Dutch company is a critical supplier to major chip makers, including Intel, TSMC, and Samsung Electronics.
7:54 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Here are the European Stocks With Pricing Power to Benefit When Pandemic Ends, Says Citigroup With vaccination well under way, there’s growing anticipation that the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on day-to-day lives will soon end.
7:41 a.m. Today - By Jaimy Lee
The new B.1.1.7 is a 'super-spreader' strain. Here's how the U.S. can control it, says Dr. Eric TopolOf all the news coming out about the virus that has wreaked havoc on our lives for the last year, the emergence of several possibly more infectious variants in different parts of the world is worrying.
7:36 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Crypto tech vs. COVID-19: How hospitals are using blockchain in the vaccine rolloutThe mass campaign to inoculate millions against COVID-19 was always going to be a monumental challenge. The fact that some vaccines are rendered useless if not kept at ultralow temperatures only complicates matters.
7:16 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Why Beyond Meat Sales Could Struggle This Year Several factors are working against the plant-based protein maker this year, analysts warn. Blame the pandemic.
7:09 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Europe greets Biden’s inauguration with relief and muted hopesThe EU and the U.S. may not agree on how to deal with and regulate the power and influence of big U.S. tech companies such as Facebook or Google.
7:04 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin miner's stocks hammered as crypto prices skid lower Wednesday Shares of bitcoin mining companies on Wednesday get slammed, and are on track to post a third straight decline as prices of the most prominent cryptocurrency and the broader virtual-asset market slumps.
6:56 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bull-flag breakouts: S&P 500, Nasdaq tag record highs Focus: Health care sector vies to extend January breakout, XLV, MCHP, AXP, UBER, SLBU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Wednesday, rising amid Inauguration Day and following a solid batch of quarterly earnings reports. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite have staged bull-flag breakouts, rising to tag their latest record highs.
6:28 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
After Trump, can America be trusted again? Trump has left American society deeply wounded, and Europe with an abiding sense of nervousness and concern for its longtime ally’s future.
6:00 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Criminals come out of the woodwork as countries roll out COVID-19 vaccinesInterpol warns of counterfeit vaccines, scams surrounding the sale of vaccines and theft of COVID-19 vaccines.
5:06 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Biden aims for best stock-market rally in 92 years ahead of inaugurationSupporters might point to President-elect Joe Biden's bullish impact on the stock market since the Nov. election as an early accomplishment, even if it's hard to pin all of the recent gains on the change in regime from Donald Trump to Biden.
4:55 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Here's one simple thing Biden can do with a stroke of a pen to rebuild America's shattered economyJoe Biden must make good on his campaign pledge to “update the trade rules for Buy American” and make sure that taxpayer dollars spur investment here and not in foreign countries.
3:57 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
FTSE 100 weighed down by strong pound and downgrade for Standard Chartered London stocks were left out of a global move higher for equities on Wednesday, as the pound climbed and banks were dragged south by a Standard Chartered downgrade.
3:13 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Inauguration Day Is Here. What to Know. Inauguration Day is here, Trump grants pardons to Bannon and other allies, Democrat-led Senate prepares for impeachment trial, and other news to start your day.
2:49 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Stocks That Are More of a Gamble Than an Investment Academics say there’s more in common with stock-market investing and gambling than you might imagine. And they have a simple methodology for determining that stocks are gambles rather than investments.
2:48 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Another Paper From Pfizer and BioNTech Shows Vaccine Will Protect Against U.K. Strain The new U.K. strain of Covid-19, one of a number emerging around the world in recent months, has spread rapidly in parts of Europe, and is now present in the U.S.
2:05 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Why Tesla is not a safe stock for long-term investors  Supercharged sentiment driving Tesla shares leaves little room for error.
1:28 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 96.2 million and U.S. has 401,777 fatalitiesThe global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 96.2 million on Wednesday, while the death toll rose above 2.05 million. The U.S. has the highest case tally in the world at 24.3 million and the highest death toll at 401,777, or about a fifth of the global total. The U.S. added at least 105,870 new cases on Tuesday , and counted at least 2,770 deaths. The U.S. has averaged 20,117 new cases a day in the past week. Texas is emerging as a new hot spot alongside California, and hospitals in towns close to the Mexican border are reported to be filling fast. President-elect Joe Biden held a memorial service for American COVID victims late Tuesday with a light display at the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 211,491 and is third by cases at 8.6 million. India is second worldwide in cases with 10.6 million, and third in deaths at 152,718. Mexico has the fourth highest death toll at 142,832 and 13th highest case tally at 1.7 million. The U.K. has 3.5 million cases and 91,643 deaths, the highest in Europe and fifth highest in the world.
12:14 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Biden likely to tighten COVID travel restrictions from these countriesU.S. President-elect Joe Biden opposes the lifting of a ban on travelers from Europe and Brazil ordered by his predecessor President Donald Trump for Jan. 26, his incoming press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted on Monday.
12:02 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
ASML leads techs higher in Europe, while Nasdaq futures climb after Netflix earningsEuropean stocks are rising on Wednesday, led by the tech sector after big Wall Street gains and upbeat results from Netflix.
9:56 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
IAG agrees to acquire Air Europa for a deferred, lower price tag of €500 millionInternational Airlines Group on Wednesday announced a cut-price deal for Air Europa worth €500 million ($607 million). Under terms of the deal, IAG-owned Iberia Airlines will acquire all shares of the rival airline from owner Globalia Corporacion Empresarial, but the amount to be paid has been reduced from €1 billion, and will be deferred until the sixth anniversary of the deal's completion. Revised deal terms are dependent on negotiations between Iberia and industrial holding company Sociedad Estatal de Participaciones Industriales regarding financial support it provided to Air Europa in 2020. The deal is expected to complete by the second half of 2021, but still subject to EU approval. IAG expects the purchase of the Spanish airline to "generate significant cost and revenue synergies," now expected by 2026, and be earnings accrective in the first full year after the deal is competed.
9:47 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch
Burberry same-store sales fall more than expectedBurberry PLC said Wednesday that comparable retail store sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2021 fell in line with its own views but by more than the market expected, with the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region hardest hit due to fewer tourists.
8:38 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch
Richemont sales turn positive, boosted by AsiaCompagnie Financiere Richemont SA's revenue rose in its third quarter, as e-commerce and sales in Asia helped mitigate a continued tough environment in Europe, turning revenue positive after a steep decline previously in the year.
8:37 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors think there's more chance Tesla and bitcoin will halve than double, warns Deutsche BankTwo plays that worked out exceedingly well for investors in 2020 are making them wary as a new year kicks off, says our call of the day from Deutsche Bank.
12:26 p.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Mission Produce Gains on Earnings. Its CEO Says Avocados Are a Growth Story. CEO Stephen Barnard says there is ample room for growth in demand because people in the U.S. eat only half as much of the fruit as people in Mexico.
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