Travel rebound: 2 million people go through US airports

DALLAS — The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. The Transportation Security Administration announced Saturday that 2.03 million travelers were screened at airport checkpoints on Friday. It was the first […]

Crowdstrike CEO on the evolution of ransomware: 'It's become big game hunting'

Crowdstrike CEO George Kurtz said Wednesday the cybersecurity firm has had to combat tougher challenges as adversarial hackers advance. "Now the adversaries are taking a page out of nation-state actors," he said in a "Mad Money" interview. "It's become big game hunting as opposed to just traditional ransomware," he said. In this article CRWD Crowdstrike […]

Thor Industries racks up $14 billion order backlog amid sustained RV demand

Thor Industries CEO Bob Martin said the company has a year's worth of orders to fulfill as dealer recreational vehicle inventories continue to decline. The manufacturer's order backlog was worth $14.32 billion at the end of April, up from $10.81 billion from late January. "We have backlogs that are full of retail orders, so those […]

Bitcoin crisis: UK companies hit by strict rules – dozens may shut due to crypto links

Cryptocurrency: Expert discusses success of Bitcoin When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. The Financial […]

Rise in adolescent Covid hospitalizations is reflection of new variants, Gottlieb says

"It's concerning, the trends on hospitalizations" among teenagers, said Gottlieb, the former Food and Drug Administration chief during the Trump administration. "We are seeing that these variants are more contagious across all age groups, so they're affecting adults more, but they're also affecting kids more," Gottlieb added. Dr. Scott Gottlieb pointed on Friday to the […]

AMC CEO Adam Aron urges shareholders to support plan to issue 25 million shares

AMC Entertainment said Thursday that it is seeking approval to boost its stock authorization by 25 million shares. CEO Adam Aron sat down Thursday night with Trey Collins, the host of the Trey's Trades channel on YouTube, to make his case to investors. Collins asked Aron to clarify the company's dealings with Mudrick Capital, its […]

Forecast: Global economy rebounding, faces multiple threats

FRANKFURT, Germany — The global economic rebound from the pandemic has picked up speed but remains uneven across countries and faces multiple headwinds. Most worrisome: the lack of vaccines in poorer nations, which could lead to new virus variants and more stop-and-go lockdowns. Those were key points from the latest economic outlook published Monday by […]

Yellen says economic recovery likely to be 'bumpy'

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says that the economic recovery is going to be “bumpy” with high inflation readings likely to last through the end of this year. But Yellen insisted that the inflation pressures will be temporary and if they do threaten to become embedded in the economy, the government has the tools […]

DOJ charges 14 people in alleged Covid-related health-care fraud

Federal prosecutors charged 14 people — including a medical doctor and owners of laboratories, pharmacies and a home health agency — in multiple fraud schemes that allegedly bilked consumers and insurers out of $143 million, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday. The defendants allegedly engaged in various types of schemes "designed to exploit" the Covid […]