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Some drug companies have continued to increase prices despite growing public discontent, a move that senior equity analyst Elliot Wilbur told CNBC “makes absolutely no sense.” “It’s simply bad decision-making and terrible policy on [a drug company’s] part,” Wilbur, who focuses on pharmaceuticals at financial firm Raymond James, said Monday on “Power Lunch.” Pfizer, one
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Spencer Platt | Getty Images  Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on July 12, 2018 in New York City. All eyes will be on corporate earnings this week as earnings season shifts into high gear. Netflix is among the corporates that will lead the week’s earnings announcements, with the streaming
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Vipin Kumar | Hindustan Times | Getty Images A number of Uber employees have allegedly filed complaints against Uber’s chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for insensitive comments regarding women and minorities. On a conference call this spring with colleagues, Mr. Harford, the company’s chief operating officer, critiqued a new ad that showed a mixed-race couple,
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Add India to the list of countries that are growing frustrated with the U.S. administration’s trade policy. On Thursday, a group of top executives and government officials from India met in Washington with U.S. trade representatives and others at the Annual Leadership Summit of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). Many expressed their concern about
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Northrop Grumman chairman and CEO Wes Bush announced on Thursday he will step down as CEO effective Jan. 1, but will remain chairman through July 2019. Kathy Warden, who currently acts as company president and COO of the global security company, has been selected by the board to fill the role vacated by Bush in
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“I’d learned quickly and built knowledge,” he said. “I had a growth mindset versus a fixed mindset.” The process also highlighted to Long the answer to one of greatest questions for entrepreneurs: The secret to a successful business, Long said, is team and timing. And so, when Stacck’s co-founder was headhunted two years after launch
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The Wolverine State brought us the mass produced automobile, the Motown sound, and the 38th President of the United States (we know, Gerald Ford was born in Nebraska, but he grew up in Michigan). But for our purposes, let us consider the humble corn flake. Invented by the Kellogg brothers to serve at their Battle
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Mastercard is holding talks with banks in the U.K. about bringing biometric payment cards to market. The credit card firm has been testing cards with in-built fingerprint scanners, which are used to verify customers’ identities. This is intended to replace the use of passwords and speed-up the process of making payments online and contactless transactions
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Women regularly tell Mr. Adkins he had proposed to them online. “I mean it’s off-the-charts crazy, man,” he said. “But people believe this stuff and we have to deal with it.” When I messaged an Instagram account pretending to belong to Mr. Adkins, the impostor directed me to a profile impersonating the singer’s daughter. The
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