Month: February 2021

New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) stretches during the New England Patriots practice session in Foxborough, MA on Oct. 22, 2020. Barry Chin | Boston Globe | Getty Images Shares of sports betting company DraftKings jumped as much as 8% Friday morning after the company reported fiscal fourth quarter 2020 earnings that beat revenue
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Short-term rental booking company Airbnb’s stock bounced around, up as much as 4% and down as much as 1%, in after-hours trading on Thursday as the company posted growing losses and a decline in revenue and bookings in its fourth-quarter earnings. Here’s what they reported: Revenue: $859 million vs. $748 million forecast by Refinitiv Loss per share: $11.24
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A Banner hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the Virgin Galactic (SPCE) IPO in New York, U.S., October 28, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Virgin Galactic delivered fourth quarter results after the market closed on Thursday, with the company disclosing its next spaceflight test is delayed to May and pushing the
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Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff speaks at the grand opening of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco in May 2018. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Salesforce shares fell as much as 4% in extended trading on Thursday after the enterprise-software company issued earnings that exceeded analysts’ estimates, but Salesforce came up short on
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Tony Xu, co-founder and chief executive officer of DoorDash Inc., smiles during the Wall Street Journal Tech Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. Martina Albertazzi | Bloomberg | Getty Images DoorDash reported Q4 2020 earnings after the bell on Thursday. It beat analyst revenue estimates but included a large
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Beyond Meat “Beyond Burger” patties made from plant-based substitutes for meat products sit on a shelf for sale in New York City. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Beyond Meat on Thursday announced that it has struck deals with fast-food giants McDonald’s and Yum Brands, but shares fell on a disappointing earnings report. The
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An employee walks past a quilt displaying Etsy signage at the company’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Etsy reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results after the bell on Thursday, including soaring profits and 129% revenue growth. The stock rose more than 8% in extended trading following the report. Here’s
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Enrique Lores, CEO, HP Scott Mlyn | CNBC HP shares closed up less than 1% on Thursday after the PC maker reported fiscal first-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ estimates. HP stock was halted during the afternoon as shares suddenly rose. The company released its earnings report shortly after, though it had planned to announce the
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An employee removes a pizza from the oven at a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Rantoul, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Domino’s Pizza on Thursday reported quarterly earnings that missed estimates as pandemic costs weighed on profits and U.S. same-store sales growth slowed. The pizza chain also released a new outlook for the next two
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Nuclear energy will “absolutely” be politically palatable, billionaire philanthropist, technologist and climate change evangelist Bill Gates recently told Andrew Ross Sorkin on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” Nuclear power has to overcome a baneful reputation garnered by association with the atomic bomb and radioactive disasters, but it’s a necessary, worthy and surmountable challenge to correct the naysayers,
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Signage outside a Papa John’s International pizza restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Papa John’s on Thursday reported quarterly earnings that missed estimates as higher food costs, a new corporate office and employee bonuses weighed on profits despite high demand for its pizza during the pandemic. The
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A Moderna (COVID-19) vaccine is seen at the LA Mission homeless shelter on Skid Row, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 10, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Moderna said Thursday it expects to generate $18.4 billion in sales from its Covid-19 vaccine this year. In releasing its fourth-quarter earnings, Moderna also said its chief medical
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Nvidia founder, President and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang Getty Images Nvidia stock went from a 3% gain to a 2% loss in extended trading on Wednesday, after CEO Jensen Huang told analysts on an earnings call that he does not expect the company’s business of selling processors to cryptocurrency miners to “grow extremely large.” Nvidia beat
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For “Shark Tank” investor Kevin O’Leary, making videos on Cameo is a lucrative side hustle. “People ask me all the time about Cameo. It’s my side hustle,” O’Leary, chairman of O’Shares ETFs, tells CNBC Make It. On Cameo, customers can pay for personalized video shout-outs from thousands of celebrities, from Carole Baskin from Netflix’s “Tiger
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Lowe’s said Wednesday its fourth-quarter same-store sales climbed 28.1%, as consumers spent more on home projects during the pandemic. That’s higher than the 22% growth that analysts expected, according to StreetAccount. Even with the strong results, Lowe’s continues to expect that sales could moderate as the pandemic eases. Lowe’s shares were down nearly 3% early
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martin-dm | E+ | Getty Images The amount of money raised by special purpose acquisition companies in the past year has soared. SPACs are an alternative way for companies to go public that differs from a traditional initial public offering in its process, speed, disclosure and regulatory requirements. Key participants involved in SPACs include SPAC sponsors
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, arrives for motion hearing on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, at the U.S. District Court House inside Robert F. Peckham Federal Building in San Jose, California. Yichuan Cao | NurPhoto | Getty Images The mystery of what happened to critical evidence proving Theranos’ blood-testing technology didn’t work deepened
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People who are mentally tough and successful at what they do understand that the cumulative effect of small changes leads to significant outcomes. And while they set out with big goals, they improve using systematic and surgical precision. In my 30 years of researching and writing about what motivates people to be exceptional, I’ve found
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Mark Cuban became a billionaire just before the dot-com bubble burst. In 1995, Cuban and a friend, Todd Wagner, started an internet radio platform called Broadcast.com. Four years later, Broadcast.com was acquired by Yahoo for $5.7 billion in stock, making Cuban a very wealthy man. Since then, the “Shark Tank” investor and Dallas Mavericks owner
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What is financial literacy? Diane Morais, president of consumer and commercial banking products at Ally Bank, described financial literacy as the ability to understand and effectively use financial skills such as personal financial management, budgeting and investing. “Financial literacy for kids is about ensuring that your child is educated on the best way to manage
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