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4:40 a.m. Today -
AstraZeneca Stock Climbs on ‘Groundbreaking’ Breast Cancer Drug Trial Results AstraZeneca said interim analysis of a Phase 3 trial showed that its drug Enhertu reduced the risk of death or disease progression by 72% compared with an existing treatment.
4:25 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Buy the dip shopping? Four growth stocks that are bucking a down marketSnowflake, Airbnb and a two more growth stocks are standing out above the crowd of names getting pummeled lately by nervous investors, says our call of the day.
12:49 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021 -
'Shang-Chi' tops box office again; Clint Eastwood's 'Cry Macho' disappoints “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's “Cry Macho” suggests older moviegoers still aren't as eager to return to theaters.
11:02 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Cannabis sector is not banking on help from Congress before 2022SAFE Banking Act and other potential paths to legalize aspects of cannabis on the federal level remain on the back burner, but more states are growing their presence in the business.
10:00 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Fang Block
Book Recommendations from Business Leaders and Cultural InfluencersFrom poetry to books on social values, food, and smell
8:08 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 -
Fiscal Chicken, Anyone? How to End Debt Ceiling Fights. The debt-limit standoff amounts to performance art, not financial restraint. Here’s a safer alternative.
4:02 p.m. Sept. 17, 2021 -
Equipment-Buying Wave Is Coming, and It Should Boost Cisco The company’s best customers are likely to step up their spending. Also, Wall Street views on Electronic Arts, Exact Sciences, Albireo Pharma, Regions Financial, and Papa John’s International.
6:15 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Emotional AI and other 'moonshot' technologies could grow to $6 trillion market by 2030, says Bank of AmericaOur call of the day has 14 ideas on future technologies that could be the next big thing for investors, if they don't choose to ignore it.
5:53 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Why the recent wave of regional bank mergers is far from over -- and you could profit from itDebevoise M&A partners reveal heavy deal talk under way among regional banks as they consolidate in the face of competition from fintech upstarts and megabanks.
5:26 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Pavlina R. Tcherneva
Climate change will disrupt work, which is why we need a job guarantee more than everWe've promised workers around the world a 'just transition,' and the best way to do that is to offer them a job if the private sector won't
5:00 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Goldman creates equity ETF targeting future tech leaders beyond U.S. megacapsGoldman Sachs Group has created an exchange-traded fund targeting the next generation of technology companies that will lead innovation, hunting globally for equity returns beyond the most popular names in big tech.
2:52 p.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
At end of the day, if bitcoin is successful governments will 'kill it,' says Ray DalioRay Dalio, billionaire investor and founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, says that the more successful that bitcoin becomes, the more likely that it will get neutralized by governments and regulators supporting traditional monetary systems.
11:49 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 -
Canada’s CI Financial Plans to Open U.S. Headquarters in Miami The wealth and asset management firm expects to cut the ribbon on the office at the beginning of 2023.
4:58 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Kansas City Southern terminates merger deal with Canadian National Railway and strikes new deal with Canadian PacificKansas City Southern said Wednesday it is terminating its merger agreement with Canadian National Railway Co. and entering a merger agreement with Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. , after determining that it's $31 billion bid was the best of the two competing offers. Under the terms of the new agreement, KCS shareholders will receive $90 in cash and 2.884 shares of CP common stock for each share owned. Holders of the company's preferred stock will receive $37.50 in cash for each share owned. KCS will pay Canadian National a breakup fee of $700 million, and an extra $700 million to cover a sum paid by Canadian National to reimburse KCS a termination fee paid to CP in May. "Both of these payments will be reimbursed to KCS by CP," the company said in a statement. The company will schedule a special shareholder meeting to fove on the new deal in due course, said the statement. KCS shares were up 0.5% premarket and have gained 37% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 18%.
4:17 a.m. Sept. 15, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why some benchmark aluminum prices have soared to a recordAluminum prices have more than doubled in the U.S. Midwest this year to their highest on record, and climbed to a 13-year high on the London Metal Exchange. That follows disruptions to global supplies of the metal brought on, in part, by COVID-related slowdowns, high transportation costs, U.S. import restrictions and labor shortages.
12:08 p.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Comedian Norm Macdonald has died after a ‘long and private battle with cancer’Jon Stewart, Steve Martin, Jim Carrey, Seth Rogen and other comics posted tributes about the 'SNL' star
7:50 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
U.S., EU will push first ever global deal to slash planet-warming methane: reportThe U.S. and the European Union have agreed on a pledge to cut emissions of planet-warming methane gas by roughly a third by the end of this decade compared to 2020, Reuters reported, citing documentation it saw ahead of a formal announcement expected later this week.
5:59 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Morgan Stanley says the latest rally that has caught the eye of Wall Street Bets won’t last. Here’s why.Uranium is getting some investors pretty excited, but Morgan Stanley warns of disappointment at the doorstep if they don't move fast.
3:50 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Fitness company Life Time to go public againOperator of fitness centers in U.S. and Canada has expanded since going private in 2015.
2:27 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021 - By Tomi Kilgore
Knowlton Development sets IPO terms, to raise up to $857 millionKnowlton Development Corp. Inc. has set terms for its initial public offering, in which the Canada-based beauty, personal care and home care company could be valued at up to $3.22 billion. The company is looking to raise up to about $857.1 million, as it is offering 57.14 million shares in the IPO, which is expected to price between $13 and $15 a share. The company expects to have about 214.66 million shares outstanding after the IPO. The stock is expected to list on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "KDC." Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, UBS Investment Bank and BMO Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Knowlton Development recorded a net loss of $12.7 million on revenue of $603.4 million for the three months ended July 31, after a loss of $600,000 on revenue of $482.4 million in the same period a year ago. The company is looking to go public at a time that the Renaissance IPO ETF has gained 5.2% year to date while the S&P 500 has advanced 19.0%.
1:38 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021 -
Cathie Wood Looks to Canada for Bitcoin ETFs. What She Really Wants Is One in the U.S. The star stock picker tweaked the prospectus of her ARK Next Generation Internet ETF so the $5.7 billion fund can hold cryptos through Canadian ETFs.
1:11 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021 -
Ginkgo Bio, SPACs' Next Big Thing, Gets Cool Investor Response The synthetic-biology company is set to merge with Soaring Eagle Acquisition, the second-biggest SPAC in the market,
5:01 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021 -
Cameco Stock and Uranium Prices Rise as Reddit Interest Grows Uranium producer Cameco, and meme stocks GameStop and AMC Entertainment all made gains early on Monday after generating interest on Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum.
3:12 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021 -
Kansas City Southern Switches Preference to Canadian Pacific At stake is the creation of the first rail operator able to offer its services from Canada to Mexico.
12:10 p.m. Sept. 12, 2021 -
Kansas City Southern settles on Canadian Pacific's $31 billion bidThe Kansas City, Missouri, company said in a statement Sunday that it has notified rival bidder Canadian National that it intends to terminate a merger agreement and make a deal with Canadian Pacific.
10:42 a.m. Sept. 12, 2021 -
Nuclear Power Gets a Lift From Climate Change. How Uranium Plays. Nuclear energy, and the uranium used to fuel it, are back in the spotlight, with climate change an increasing worry for a world ravaged by extreme weather events.
5:34 p.m. Sept. 11, 2021 -
Qualifier to champion: Britain's Raducanu, 18, wins US OpenBritish teenager Emma Raducanu arrived in New York last month with a ranking of 150th, just one Grand Slam appearance to her name and a flight booked to head out of town after the U.S. Open's preliminary rounds in case she failed to win her way into the main tournament.
12:37 p.m. Sept. 11, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Stocks may fall 15% by year-end, warns Morgan Stanley. Here are some portfolio moves investors might consider.Morgan Stanley’s optimistic view of the economy isn’t keeping it from warning about a looming correction in the U.S. stock market.
11:22 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021 - By Dane Jensen
How can you avoid choking as an investor? Plan for the moment the pressure is on youManaging your money effectively requires managing pressure's two root causes: uncertainty and lack of perspective
8:56 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021 -
One to go: Djokovic into US Open final, nears year Grand SlamIf Novak Djokovic does complete the first calendar-year Grand Slam for a man since 1969 — and he is headed to the U.S. Open final on Sunday, just one victory away — he, and everyone else, will remember one particularly pivotal, and epic, game along the way.
6:01 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Here's why Coinbase is in hot water over crypto lending --- and how the SEC is sending a shot across the bow for DeFiCoinbase Global finds itself in a dust-up with its top regulator over lending practices that the Securities and Exchange Commission says run afoul of securities rules.
4:29 p.m. Sept. 10, 2021 -
Disney’s ‘Shang-Chi’ Brings Hope to the Movie-Goer Crowd Disney rolled out the martial-arts action movie over Labor Day, without streaming, and seven million people showed up at the theaters. One recipient: AMC Entertainment, which saw record Labor Day box offices.
3:43 p.m. Sept. 10, 2021 -
Trinity Industries, Canadian National Railway and More See Activist Action Activist filings with the SEC on Trinity Industries, IronNet, Atea Pharmaceuticals, J. Alexander’s Holdings, Bellus Health, and Canadian National Railway
12:48 p.m. Sept. 10, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
U.S. stocks close lower, as Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq book weekly lossesU.S. stock benchmarks ended lower Friday, posting weekly losses as investors worried that the high number of coronavirus delta variant cases may be slowing economic recovery, despite new vaccination mandates announced by President Joe Biden on Thursday night.
11:42 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021 - By Home Media
Best cheap car insurance in California for 2021Looking for the cheapest California auto insurance? Check out our top five picks for coverage and compare quotes to find the best car insurance in California.
7:53 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021 -
It's Now a Buyer's Market for SPACs as Deal Terms Get Sweetened New blank-check companies have been willing to over-collateralize their trusts, boost the number of warrants given to investors, and shorten the amount of time they have to reach a deal.
6:35 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021 -
A teenager is guaranteed to win the U.S. Open: 18-year-old Emma Raducanu will face 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez in the women's finalBoth players are having remarkable runs in the tournament --- they came in ranked 150th and 73rd in the world.
4:28 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Facebook unveils smart glasses in tech's latest stab at wearable computingFacebook Inc. has seen the future of computing: Ray-Ban smart glasses with built-in speakers and a microphone for making calls. The challenge is whether consumers share that vision after several earlier misfires from others.
10:05 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why spot uranium prices have climbed to a 6-year highOver 10 years ago, a disaster in Japan cast a shadow on the future for nuclear energy and the uranium used to fuel it, but efforts across the globe to reduce carbon emissions have revived interest in the power source.
9:16 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Why uranium ETFs are going nuclear --- almost literally --- and how that trend might persistEvery week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
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