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2:35 p.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
U.S. secretary of state carries reform message as he arrives in UkraineAntony Blinken has brought along a familiar face in the long-running Washington-Moscow tug-of-war over Ukraine: Victoria Nuland, now the No. 3 State Department official
1:58 p.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Biden administration backs waiving intellectual property rules on COVID vaccinesThe Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, a shift that puts the U.S. alongside many in the developing world who want rich countries to do more to get doses to the needy.
1:06 p.m. Today - By MarketWatch Automation
12:44 p.m. Today - By Michael Brush
Investing in the Covid-19 vaccine companies? Here's the great divide in the groupSome have a robust pipeline of drugs that uses new technology. And others may be left behind.
12:41 p.m. Today - By MarketWatch Automation
12:34 p.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Dow books 22nd record close of 2021, but tech stocks slip for 4th dayU.S. stocks closed mostly higher Wednesday, despite concerns about rising inflation and the eventual pull back of flush monetary policy as the economy reopens in the wake of the pandemic.
12:27 p.m. Today - Barrons.com
Tesla Is Losing an Emission Credit Partner. What That Means for the Stock. Stellantis—the company that resulted from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot—isn’t going to buy emissions credits from Tesla any longer. Here’s what that means for the EV giant.
11:48 a.m. Today - By Rupert Steiner
Dubai tapped to host Germany’s canceled Oktoberfest, upsetting some traditionalistsMeanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II has launched two beers made with barley grown on her Sandringham estate.
11:36 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Global COVID-19 caseload at pandemic high for second straight week, says WHOThe global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 154 million on Wednesday, and the World Health Organization said cases had remained at their highest levels since the start of the outbreak for a second straight week.
11:10 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil prices finish lower as traders reconsider demand prospectsOil futures end mixed Wednesday, with Brent prices up slightly and U.S. prices shaking off early gains to finish lower. Traders reconsider the outlook for demand, despite U.S. data showing the biggest weekly drop in domestic crude supplies since January.
11:02 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Novogratz says Galaxy's $1.2 billion planned BitGo tie-up brings it a step closer to being Goldman Sachs of cryptoGalaxy Digital's CEO Mike Novogratz says that he aspires to make his financial services firm the Goldman Sachs of the crypto banking world and Wednesday's announced acquisition of BitGo brings him one step closer to creating that powerhouse franchise.
10:50 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
The COVID-19 pandemic will end as it began — unpredictablyThis was never going to have a tidy Hollywood ending.
10:37 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
U.S. oil futures shift lower to post a loss for the session U.S. oil futures gave up earlier gains Wednesday to . Prices had been trading higher on expectations that an economic recovery in the U.S. and Europe would lead to higher demand for oil. A report from the Energy Information Administration also revealed a in U.S. crude inventories. However, prices eased back just ahead of the day's settlement. The "virus is a big wildcard" as India is going to take some time to recover, said Tariq Zahir, managing member at Tyche Capital Advisors. Also, the members of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries are starting to add oil to the market, which could "take some steam out of the energy markets in the months ahead." June West Texas Intermediate crude edged down by 6 cents, or nearly 0.1%, to settle at $65.63 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange after trading as high as $66.76.
10:03 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold ends higher after Yellen walks back talk of interest-rate hike Gold prices rise on Wednesday, a day after the commodity finished lower on the back of comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, which were viewed as bearish for precious metals.
8:54 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Bank of England Expected to Send Tapering Signal Prospects for the U.K. economy prove brighter than was expected earlier this year.
8:53 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Hugo Boss Sales Growth Expectation Drives Shares Higher German fashion house Hugo Boss forecasts sales in the second quarter to be almost double those in the same period last year.
8:52 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
HSBC Is Now a Buy Because Its Net Interest Income Will Recover, Analyst Says The potential at HSBC Holdings is too big to ignore, according to a new research note published on Wednesday.
8:52 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
This Auto Giant Warns the Chip Shortage Will Worsen. Why the Stock is Climbing. Stellantis, the automobile giant formed out of the merger between Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group, released its first quarterly results.
8:51 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Shipping Giant Maersk Launches $5 Billion Share Buyback After Record Quarter The Danish company said its “exceptionally strong” performance in the first three months of 2021 was driven by strong demand and surging freight rates.
8:49 a.m. Today - By Steve Goldstein
U.K. heads to elections as possible step toward Scottish independence loomsThursday's elections in the U.K. feature a mishmash of election races, including for the mayor of London, but the most important for financial markets are for the Scottish Parliament.
8:36 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
As dogecoin extends record rise, Galaxy's Novogratz says 'it's dangerous being a speculator' in the cryptoWealthy investor Mike Novogratz says that the run-up in dogecoin is a reflection of the disenchantment of younger investors in the current state of financial markets and the economy and cautioned that trying to bet on the parody coin at these current levels is dangerous.
7:56 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Stocks Rebound After Yellen’s Comments and Ahead of Friday’s Payrolls Report The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a record close, and the S&P 500 was up slightly. The Nasdaq Composite slid 0.4%.
6:52 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
FTSE 100 climbs atop 7,000, as miners lead recovery and reopening stocks higherLondon stocks surged on Wednesday as investors scooped up equities after a day of selling, led by mining shares.
5:20 a.m. Today - By Gernot Wagner
Climate change has finally reached a tipping point that's good The costs of the green transition are far less than the costs of doing nothing.
4:25 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
General Motors Is Doing Just Fine Yellen walks back comments on interest rate hike, Goldman Sachs asks U.S. workers to return to the office this summer, Biden sets new vaccination goal, and other news to start your day.
4:10 a.m. Today - By Emily Bary
Match tops earnings expectations as pandemic restrictions easeOnline-dating powerhouse Match Group Inc. says that people are feeling incrementally more comfortable wading out into the dating scene amid an easing of pandemic-driven restrictions in many regions, helping the company deliver better-than-expected results for its first quarter and an upbeat revenue outlook for the current period.
3:31 a.m. Today - By Chris Matthews
Facebook's internal ‘supreme court’ to decide Wednesday whether to reinstate Trump's accountThe decision will be the most high-profile in the short history of the oversight body, which has been called Facebook's FB "supreme court," because it has the final say on contentious decisions on whether to remove content from the website, based on its community standards, which prohibit users from inciting violence, among other restrictions.
3:31 a.m. Today - By Tonya Garcia
Honest Co. IPO: 5 things to know about Jessica Alba's 'clean' baby, beauty and household company before it goes publicThe Honest Co., the company founded by actress Jessica Alba in 2012 with the conscious consumer in mind, has filed to go public.
Tupperware Q1 Asia Pacific sales up 4%, Europe sales up 20%
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2:42 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 154 million as India's case tally above 20.6 millionThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness rose above 154 million on Wednesday, according to , while the death toll rose above 3.2 million. The U.S. continues to lead the world in cases and deaths by wide margins, with 32.5 million cases and 578,500 deaths, or about a fifth of the worldwide tallies. President Joe Biden said Tuesday he is aiming to h have at least one vaccine dose by July 4, up from 56% currently. The vaccine program has started to slow as more older adults have now been inoculated and the federal government is planning an outreach program to reach people in more remote areas. India is second to the U.S. by cases at 20.6 million and third by fatalities at 226,188. Indian hospitals are still overwhelmed by cases and lacking in supplies including oxygen. Brazil is third with 14.9 million cases and second by fatalities at 411,588. Mexico has the fourth-highest death toll at 217,740 and 2.4 million cases, or 15th highest tally. The U.K. has 4.4 million cases and 127,803 deaths, the fifth-highest in the world and highest in Europe.
2:25 a.m. Today - By Ciara Linnane
Hilton shares slide 2.2% premarket as earnings fall short of estimates amid COVID shutdownsHilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. shares slid 2.2% in premarket trade Wednesday, after the hotel chain's earnings fell short of estimates, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to weigh on demand in January and February. Hilton swung to a loss of $108 million, or 39 cents a share, in the quarter, after income of $18 million, or 6 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Excluding special items, the company had adjusted per-share earnings of 2 cents, below the 7 cents FactSet consensus. Revenue tumbled to $874 million from $1.920 billion, missing the $1.085 billion FactSet consensus. Revenue per available room fell 38.4% on a currency-neutral basis. "While rising COVID-19 cases and tightened travel restrictions, particularly across Europe and our Asia Pacific region, weighed on demand in January and February, we saw meaningful improvement in March and April," Chief Executive Christopher J. Nassetta said in a statement. "We expect this positive momentum to continue as vaccines are more widely distributed and our customers feel safe traveling again." The operations of about 275 properties, mostly in the U.S. and Europe, were suspended for some time during the first quarter, compared with about 730 properties in the year-earlier period. Shares have gained 15.3% in the year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 10.9%.
2:12 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Apple set to face antitrust charges over Spotify complaint, according to reportsApple is set to face antitrust charges in the European Union over a competition complaint made by Spotify about App Store rules.
1:30 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Stellantis CFO: Microchip shortage impact remains 'controlled'The Stellantis automotive company created out of the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot reported Wednesday a 14% increase in first-quarter revenues, despite a drop in production due to the semiconductor shortage.
1:12 a.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
India's foreign minister exits G-7 over coronavirus concerns India’s foreign minister has pulled out of in-person meetings at a Group of Seven gathering in London because of possible exposure to the coronavirus.
1:12 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Apple to face landmark antitrust charges over Spotify complaint this week, according to reportsThe European Union is set to charge Apple this week with anticompetitive behavior linked to a complaint from Spotify about App Store rules, according to reports.
1:10 a.m. Today - By Rupert Steiner
Uber partners with electric-vehicle startup Arrival so its drivers can design new car The car designed with help from Uber drivers will join Arrival’s previously announced bus and van.
1:09 a.m. Today - By Lina Saigol
An environmentally friendly diamond is forever? Around $350 will buy you Pandora's new lab-grown jewelPandora has said that it will stop selling mined diamonds and switch to affordable, lab-grown gems as part of a broader focus on sustainability.
12:44 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks rebound as earnings roll in, with U.S. equity futures on the rise Markets were rebounding from a selloff seen on Tuesday, triggered by fears over rising U.S. interest rates. A bevy of companies reported in Europe.
10:22 p.m. May 4, 2021 - MarketWatch
ITV sees advertising rebound after 1Q dropITV PLC said Wednesday that it expects advertising revenue to rebound sharply in the second quarter, following a decline in the first quarter, and that the recovery of its studios division remains on rack.
1:47 p.m. May 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Under Armour Posts Beat-and-Raise Earnings. Its CEO Says More Growth Is Coming. After Under Armour posted earnings that crushed estimates, its CEO said that the company’s transformation is paying off, and will lead to more growth.
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