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Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca sagas illustrate strength of COVID-19 strategy: ‘It was a wise decision to spread the risk’

"Factories can be hit by a hurricane, run out of supplies, or be affected by contamination that causes them to shut down."

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Cancellations Spoil Boeing's March Order Surge

The aircraft manufacturer barely increased its order book in the past month, despite having received several large orders.

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Beijing hints at truce in war on Jack Ma’s business empire

The contours of a possible truce between Beijing and Jack Ma's internet empire are slowly taking shape. The Chinese billionaire's e-commerce flagship Alibaba does better than its sister fintech unit, Ant Group. China's central bank, which has abruptly cracked down on Ant since it went public in N...

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Companies oppose voting restrictions in New York Times ad

Rick Newman, Alexis Christoforous and Kristin Myers of Yahoo Finance discuss the signing of a statement by CEOs against voting restrictions.

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Pfizer to Raise EU Vaccine Supply by 25%

April 14 - Scott Rosenstein, Eurasia Group's Global Health Special Advisor, speaks to Bloomberg and Alix Steel about Pfizer's increased vaccine supply and vaccination rate in Europe on Bloomberg Markets: European Close.

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Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) Has Rewarded Shareholders With An Exceptional 441% Total Return On Their Investment

Long term investing can be life changing when you buy and hold the really great companies. While not every stock performs well, investors can make big profits when they win. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) stock price is up 403% in five years. And this is just one example of the epic profits some long-...

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The vanishing billionaire: how Jack Ma fell foul of Xi Jinping

China's most outspoken billionaire has fallen silent. Nobody saw Jack Ma at the business school he founded. Since Chinese President Xi Jinping unexpectedly canceled the blockbuster offer from Ant Group, Ma's payment and lending business, five months ago, Ma has only appeared in public once.

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Coinbase listing has fueled ‘a lot of frenzy’ and ‘that never ends well,’ bitcoin bull Novogratz tells MarketWatch

Wealthy investor Mike Novogratz speculates that Bitcoin could be worth $ 100,000 by the end of 2021, and sees that value quintuple by 2024 as the nascent crypto market continues to develop and grow.

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Walmart to increase full-time employees

Yahoo Finance's Julia La Roche reports that 2/3 of Walmart's hourly workers will be full-time by the end of fiscal 2021.
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ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS: All right, I want to switch gears for a moment and talk a little about Walmart. Because I know you are covering some breaking news regard...

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Why Coinbase is a 'must-own' stock poised to hit $600: analyst

Crypto Exchange Coinbase (COIN) broke records with the largest direct listing ever on Wednesday, when the company posted a valuation of nearly $ 100 billion when shares opened for trading on Nasdaq at $ 381. However, one analyst says Yahoo Finance stock could still climb about 60% to $ 600.
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A hot housing market means buyers are making offers with risky waivers. What to know before trying this strategy

Real estate agents report that the majority of home buyers choose to forego one or more contingent liabilities.

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The monthly stimulus checks for families will start in July, IRS now says

The monthly stimulus checks for families will start now in July, according to the IRS
As part of President Joe Biden's $ 1.9 trillion COVID relief package - the same new law that gave most Americans $ 1,400 stimulus checks - working families can use up to $ 3,600 through 2021 count per child.
And...

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Biden address to Congress will be missing one thing — a full house

Rep Steny Hoyer, the second-tier Democrat in the House of Representatives and in charge of the floor plan, told reporters that Wednesday Biden's speech will limit the number of people in attendance, a factor likely to suppress some of the roughness and pomp normally seen.

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The Universe Is a Machine That Keeps Learning, Scientists Say

New research suggests that the universe teaches itself physics as it evolves.
With this study, the researchers want to split off a completely new area of ​​cosmological research.
“Learning” the universe is similar to evolution.
In fascinating new research, cosmologists explain the history of the ...

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More airlines fill middle seats — going against CDC advice to reduce COVID-19

The number of air travelers has increased significantly and has reached its highest level since the pandemic broke out in the United States.

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Millions might get a refund with the $10,200 unemployment tax break — but filing an amended return could unlock even more money

Before you sit back and let the IRS do the job, experts say that some people should at least consider filing an amended statement.

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Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket in key prep flight for human passengers

Blue Origin launched its New Shepard rocket for the second time this year and the 15th time overall. In the mission profile, the reusable spacecraft flew into suborbital space and then returned to a parachute-assisted landing at Blue Origin's launch facility in West Texas.
This flight was a littl...

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'If one state goes': Doctor on COVID-19 surge in Michigan

Dr. Murtaza Akhter, an emergency doctor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix, joined Yahoo Finance Live to find out what the surge in COIVD-19 cases in Michigan means for other US states.
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I think they’ll trade above $100 by the end of the week: Blockchain.com Co-Founder & CEO on Coinbase's IPO

Blockchain.com Co-Founder and CEO Peter Smith will join the Yahoo Finance Live panel to discuss Coinbase's public debut on the Nasdaq.

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Pioneer CEO Sees Oil Rising $5-$10 in Next Few Weeks

April 14 - Scott Sheffield, CEO of Pioneer Natural Resources, is bullish on the oil market, adding that the company has no M&A plans in the short term. He speaks to Bloomberg's Alix Steel about Bloomberg Markets.

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Senator Elizabeth Warren breaks down America's 'broken student loan system'

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) barbecued two student loan service providers and invited experts to a student loan hearing on Tuesday before sitting with Yahoo Finance to outline her case for President Biden, unilaterally sponsoring $ 50,000 from the federal government Cancel student loans for te...

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Texas Nearly Went Dark Because Officials Misjudged Weather

(Bloomberg) - Texas got uncomfortably close to another round of rolling power outages on Tuesday evening because network operators misjudged the weather.
The Texas Electric Reliability Council, which manages most of the state's power grid, had expected a mild cold front to sweep the state and low...

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Denmark becomes first country to permanently stop use of AstraZeneca vaccine

Denmark is the first country to permanently discontinue use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine due to its possible link to very rare cases of blood clots.

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Stimulus Check Update: Here's What to Know if You're Claiming a Stimulus Check on Your Taxes

In March, President Joe Biden signed the US rescue plan and approved the distribution of a third stimulus check. The IRS has distributed more than 156 million of these payments and continues to deposit money into people's bank accounts or mail checks continuously. If you haven't received your thi...

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‘I really need more sunshine and a bigger body of water’ — where can I retire on $40,000 a year?

Where can I retire with $ 40,000 a year on social security and a pension near water? I prefer a city near a large body of water that doesn't go for an hour. Oh, besides a beach vibe, I also need cultural activities.

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Dogecoin surges over 10 cents for first time, prompting much rejoicing by meme crypto’s colorful backers

The meme crypto started when a joke broke records and the army of fans on social media is having a very happy day.

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Coinbase rival Binance coin and Dogecoin are surging ahead of pivotal IPO… Here’s why

The popular crypto asset Dogecoin, which was developed as a joke back in 2013, is growing along with a number of crypto assets ahead of Coinbase's IPO.

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Moderna is committed to keep chasing new COVID variants: CEO

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel discusses the effectiveness of the Moderna vaccine and the development of vaccine boosts with Yahoo Finance.

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‘It’s time to go big’: Elizabeth Warren makes aggressive push for student-debt cancellation

"How fair is it to ask taxpayers who have never gone to college to pay for those who have gone to college?"

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Russia Is Still Testing Its Terrifying Apocalypse Torpedo

Russia's giant nuclear-tipped Poseidon torpedo will undergo further testing this year.
With an almost unlimited range, the Poseidon would head for targets on the American coast and detonate a 2 megaton warhead next to it.
The Poseidon is launched from a class of specialized submarines.
Russia's i...

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