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6:57 a.m. Today - By Rupert Steiner
A plant-based vaccine from a GlaxoSmithKline alliance with Medicago shows strong antibody responseTrial participants have 10 times more antibodies in their systems than patients recovering from COVID-19.
6:46 a.m. Today - By Steve Goldstein
Fund managers position for 'boom expectations' with tech demand at three-year lows, Bank of America survey findsThe Bank of America global fund manager survey for May found that investors were increasingly positioned to what it called "boom expectations" — with exposure to commodities, banks, materials, industrials, and U.K. and emerging market assets at highs relative to the last decade.
6:44 a.m. Today - By Lina Saigol
Cannabinoid company backed by rapper Snoop Dogg headed for London IPOOxford Cannabinoid Technologies, the pharmaceutical company developing cannabinoid-based prescription medicines, has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange.
5:41 a.m. Today - By Tomi Kilgore
Fisker stock bounces, after deal to deliver 700 EVs to U.K.-based OntoFisker Inc. announced Tuesday an agreement to deliver up to 700 of its electric vehicles (EV) to Onto, the U.K.-based EV subscription service. The announcement comes after Fisker and forecast a rise in expenses. said it will start delivering its right-hand-drive Ocean SUVs to Onto in the first half of 2023. Onto will be the exclusive partner of Fisker, and will offer the Ocean SUVs on a monthly subscription. Financial details were not disclosed. "We are seeing the rapid growth of innovative companies like Onto that are enabling the transition to electric mobility," said Fisker Chief Executive Henrik Fisker. "Our partnership with Onto is a significant step in rapidly building our presence in the U.K. electric vehicle market." Fisker's stock rose 0.6% in morning trading Tuesday, after being down as much as 3.1% in premarket trading after first-quarter results. The stock has now dropped 37.7% over the past three months, while shares of fellow EV makers Nikola Corp. have shed 33.2% and Tesla Inc. have declined 27.1%. The S&P 500 has gained 6.4% over the past three months.
5:33 a.m. Today - By Jack Denton
Upbeat U.K. employment data point to economic recovery, boosting pound and London stocksU.K. unemployment fell faster than expected between January and March, government data showed on Tuesday, as the number of employees on payroll increased for the fifth month in a row and hiring accelerated.
4:51 a.m. Today -
Walmart Raises Full-Year Guidance as Earnings Beat Expectations There’s no stopping the American consumer---at least as far as Walmart is concerned.
3:46 a.m. Today - By Mike Murphy
Here's everything coming to Hulu in June 2021, and what's leavingNew seasons of 'Love, Victor' and 'Dave' are coming, along with the thriller 'False Positive'
12:41 p.m. May 17, 2021 - By MarketWatch Automation
11:58 a.m. May 17, 2021 - By Lina Saigol
Ryanair posts biggest annual loss in its 35-year history, but airline sees recovery aheadRyanair slumped to its biggest annual loss in its 35-year history, but it said it is likely to break even in the coming year, as COVID-19 vaccination programs help ease travel restrictions
11:55 a.m. May 17, 2021 -
Britons’ freedom to hug overshadowed by spread of Indian strain of coronavirusConcerned about the spread of an Indian variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on the population to exercise “a heavy dose of caution” as restrictions ease further on Monday.
10:34 a.m. May 17, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Almost half U.S. population is partially vaccinated against COVID-19 — while Asia remains a virus hot spotThe U.S. COVID-19 vaccine drive is showing marked progress in reducing infections, hospitalizations and deaths with new cases down 32% in the last two weeks, according to a New York Times tracker, and almost 50% of Americans are partially vaccinated.
7:43 a.m. May 17, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
U.K. underperforms during value rallies, says JPMorgan Cazenove as it keeps neutral on the regionJPMorgan Cazenove on Monday said U.K. stocks will continue to underperform rivals in the eurozone and the U.S.
6:58 a.m. May 17, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
Conor McGregor tops the list of highest-paid sports stars Forbes releases its list of highest-paid athletes over the past year, and Conor McGregor and LeBron James had huge earnings outside of their sport.
5:52 a.m. May 17, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Walt Disney World drops mask requirement for visitors who are outdoorsOther theme parks, including Universal Orlando Resort, changed COVID-19 policies regarding face masks after the CDC issued new guidance for fully-vaccinated people.
12:41 a.m. May 17, 2021 -
U.K. excitement over reopening clouded by worries over Indian variantExcitement at the reopening of travel and hospitality vied with anxiety that a more contagious virus variant first found in India is spreading fast and could delay further plans to reopen.
9:30 p.m. May 16, 2021 -
Sanofi and Glaxo Are Back With a Covid-19 Vaccine The two drugmakers say it might be most useful as a booster shot.
12:40 p.m. May 16, 2021 -
Watch: Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson makes history with spectacular headerHe'd never scored a goal in his career. No Liverpool ‘keeper had in any competitive game in the club’s 129-year history.
12:31 p.m. May 16, 2021 -
U.K. yet to decide on Pfizer offer to vaccinate OlympiansThe British government is still deciding whether to accept an offer from Pfizer to fast-track Olympic and Paralympic athletes for coronavirus vaccines.
12:34 p.m. May 15, 2021 -
UK races to test, vaccinate as virus variant threatens plansBritain deployed public health officials, supported by the army, to distribute coronavirus tests door-to-door in two northern England towns on Saturday in an effort to contain a fast-spreading variant that threatens plans to lift all lockdown restrictions next month.
10:54 a.m. May 15, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
Gig-work stocks are in a bear market, and the cloud is unlikely to lift soonGig-work stocks have had a terrible month, and the regulatory clouds that investors are worried about are not going away anytime soon.
6:57 a.m. May 15, 2021 - By Jack Denton
Early Tesla backer and top fund manager attacks Warren Buffett's strategy. Here's his investing advice.James Anderson says to forget value investing and be ready for stomach-churning swings in stock prices.
6:08 a.m. May 15, 2021 - By Rupert Steiner
A Goldman Sachs boss has reportedly quit after making millions on dogecoinThe bank confirmed Aziz McMahon, head of emerging market sales, has left — he made a "substantial sum," according to some reports.
12:41 p.m. May 14, 2021 - By MarketWatch Automation
11:59 a.m. May 14, 2021 - By Lina Saigol
Delaying second Pfizer COVID-19 shot boosts immune response in over-80s, study findsExtending the gap between doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from three to 12 weeks significantly boosts the antibody response in elderly people, according to a new U.K. study.
11:56 a.m. May 14, 2021 - By Rupert Steiner
Owner of Trump supporter bus asked to remove image of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a fake MAGA hatBuckingham Palace is aware the queen's image is being used — “representations asking for [the photo's] removal have been made.”
8:27 a.m. May 14, 2021 - By Jack Denton
European stocks rise as rebound continues, while mining stocks react to fall in commodity pricesEuropean equities rose on Friday, as the rebound continues from a selloff caused by inflation fears, with mining stocks being the major drag on stock-market indexes in Europe after a slight fall in commodity prices.
8:22 a.m. May 14, 2021 - By Jack Denton
Miners drag on FTSE 100 as copper and iron prices fall, but London stocks continue to reboundStocks in London pushed higher on Friday, rebounding from a selloff in the U.S. that spread across European markets this week, though shares in a number of major mining companies dragged on gains.
7:28 a.m. May 14, 2021 -
Prince Harry says being a royal is like 'living in a zoo' --- he wanted to 'quit' in his 20sPrince Harry compared his royal experience to being on “The Truman Show” and “living in a zoo.”
12:41 p.m. May 13, 2021 - By MarketWatch Automation
11:59 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Lina Saigol
Mixing Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines increases mild side effects but is safe, study showsMixing doses of COVID-19 vaccines increases the risk of mild to moderate side effects when compared with administering two shots of the same vaccine, according to a U.K. trial.
11:50 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Callum Keown
Chip maker Alphawave tumbles on London debut after raising $1.2 billion in IPOShares in Canadian chip maker Alphawave fell as much as 20% on the company's trading debut in London, despite its IPO being viewed as well-timed amid the global semiconductor shortage.
10:25 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Global tally of COVID-19 cases tops 160 million as U.S. gears up to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-oldsThe global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 160 million on Thursday, as the U.S. braced for the start of a vaccination program for 12- to 15-year-olds after an authorization from the nation's main public health agency.
9:08 a.m. May 13, 2021 -
Mixing Pfizer and AstraZeneca Vaccines Increases Mild Side Effects but Is Safe, Study Shows Adverse reactions were short-lived, with no other safety concerns, the researchers say.
9:07 a.m. May 13, 2021 -
Chip Maker Alphawave Tumbles on London Debut After Raising $1.2 Billion in IPO The company’s difficult debut comes in a bad week for tech stocks, which were hammered on Wednesday.
6:52 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks drop but pare losses amid inflation jitters Stocks slipped in Europe a day after a spike in U.S. consumer prices rattled investors.
6:42 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Miners hammered, delivering losses for FTSE 100 Heavily weighted mining stocks tumbled in London on Thursday, dragging on the main indexes as investors continued to react to a shock U.S. consumer price reading a day earlier.
5:11 a.m. May 13, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Industrial policy and Fed policy are the keys to confronting inequality and China America's economic future depends upon outcompeting China in high tech, and upon quickly retraining the workers being left behind.
7:40 p.m. May 12, 2021 -
Western nations, human rights groups accuse China of massive Uyghur crimesHuman rights groups and Western nations led by the United States, Britain and Germany accused China of massive crimes against the Uyghur minority and demanded unimpeded access for U.N. experts at a virtual meeting on Wednesday denounced by China as “politically motivated” and based on “lies.”
12:41 p.m. May 12, 2021 - By MarketWatch Automation
12:00 p.m. May 12, 2021 - By Jack Denton
Chip maker Alphawave set for $4.3 billion London IPO after shunning the NasdaqAlphawave IP will go public in London on Thursday in an initial public offering valuing the Canadian chip maker at around $4.3 billion.
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