Asian Shares Mostly Higher On Hopes For Vaccine

Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday as hopes of a successful coronavirus vaccine and receding U.S. political uncertainty helped offset worries about a surge in coronavirus cases worldwide. Chinese shares ended lower after reports the government is seeking to curb the power of internet giants. The benchmark Shanghai CompositeIindex dropped 17.95 points, or 0.5 […]

Fauci acknowledges American ‘spirit’ but advises people to ‘do what you’re told’

Fox News Flash top headlines for November 13 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. The U.S.’s top infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci has pushed back on accusations that he is for “authoritarian” rule surround coronavirus measures, but added that Americans should listen to health authorities. “I was […]

Tech Stock Tremors Send Warnings to 2020’s High-Flying ESG Funds

The lurches in technology stocks this week are sending a warning to environmental, social and governance-focused funds: Your former superstars may now weigh you down. While the Nasdaq 100 Index rose for the first time in three days on Wednesday, it’s still down about 2% on the week. This will be felt through many ESG […]

The 22 startups that Salesforce has bet on during the pandemic, including cybersecurity, commerce, and sales engagement firms

Salesforce's venture capital arm has invested in many well known enterprise software companies, including Zoom, DocuSign, Box, and Snowflake, and its interest in a startup often signals that it's one to watch.  Salesforce is also known to acquire companies it has invested in: Acquisitions Quip, MuleSoft, and Vlocity were all previously funded by Salesforce Ventures.  […]

Day Traders Say They Told You So in Market Bending to Their Will

The caveats are too numerous to list. One trial isn’t definitive. Vaccines take months to distribute. However good the news is, stocks are priced for better. Don’t get ahead of yourself, warns Wall Street. But for the hordes of newbie investors who’ve been storming its gates all year, the skepticism doesn’t track. “Today validates what […]

Microsoft-Backed Databricks Plans IPO Next Year

Databricks Inc., whose business overlaps with data and analytics software maker Snowflake Inc., is preparing an initial public offering that could come in the first half of 2021, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Discussions are at an early stage and the company has held talks with banks but has yet to hire […]

Gilead Is the First COVID-19 Stock to Win FDA Approval

Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) is the first company to cross the finish line for regulatory approval in the fight against the coronavirus. The firm’s antiviral drug Veklury (remdesivir) won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday. It is the first treatment for COVID-19 to do so. The approval of Veklury […]

State Pension UK: Rishi Sunak urged to scrap ‘unfair’ Triple Lock as amount rises

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The State Pension Triple Lock Mechanism means the amount the government hands to pensioners will increase each year. Under current rules, the uprating occurs based on the highest of three main components: average earnings […]

Asian Shares Mostly Higher After Chinese Data

Asian stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday as investors remained hopeful that the United States would soon pass a coronavirus relief package. Traders also digested upbeat trade data from China and news that Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine study has been paused due to an unexplained illness in a participant. Chinese shares recovered from an […]

Asian Shares Advance On Renewed US Stimulus Hopes

Asian stocks advanced on Thursday amid renewed optimism about more U.S. fiscal stimulus after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he would support relief measures for airlines and small businesses. Optimistic signals by U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi over an airline-relief bill, rising chances of a Democratic victory during the November elections and expectations that […]