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UBS raises S&P 500 price target amid growing economy, strong profits

10 minutes ago   |   CNBC

Even with the stock market hitting a succession of new highs, there's still plenty of room to run, according to a new forecast from UBS.
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Apple publishes 2021 Environmental Progress Report

Apple publishes 2021 Environmental Progress Report

1 hour ago   |   iMore

"Together, we can transition to a carbon-neutral economy and usher in a new era of inclusive opportunity." What you need to know Apple has published its 2021 Environmental...
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Vaccine Fiasco May Doom Tokyo Olympics-And $5 Trillion Economy

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Prospects for both the Olympics and the economy are in harm's way as Japan's government slow-walks a vaccination program that's barely begun.
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David Einhorn calls out Elon Musk and Chamath Palihapitiya, defends GameStop champion Roaring Kitty, and blasts market regulators in a new letter. Here are the 11 best quotes

David Einhorn calls out Elon Musk and Chamath Palihapitiya, defends GameStop champion Roaring Kitty, and blasts market regulators in a new letter. Here are the 11 best quotes

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement David Einhorn slammed regulators for failing to protect investors. The Greenlight Capital chief defended GameStop investor Keith Gill. Elon Musk and...
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Crazy market euphoria may wane by the end of the year - analyst to Boom Bust

Crazy market euphoria may wane by the end of the year - analyst to Boom Bust

2 hours ago   |   RT

Stocks keep hitting record highs on positive economic data, but investors should still be cautious, as this quarter's performance may turn out to be just a post-Covid anomaly...
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 16, 2021 | Rates waver

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Mortgage rates have decreased since last Friday, but refinance rates have increased. Fixed mortgage rates are...
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China's economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter - but that number doesn't tell the whole story

China's economy grew a record 18.3% in the first quarter - but that number doesn't tell the whole story

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement China's economy grew a massive 18.3% in the first 3 months of the year, the strongest ever quarterly year-on-year growth figures for the world's...
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Global stocks near record highs after economic data from the US and China highlights robust recovery

Global stocks near record highs after economic data from the US and China highlights robust recovery

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Global stocks were trading near record highs on Friday after US jobless claims tumbled to a pandemic-era low and China said its economy grew 18% in the...
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China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

China's economy sees record growth after Covid-19 pandemic slump

5 hours ago   |   RT

The Chinese economy has shaken off the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, expanding at a record pace of 18.3% in the first three months of 2021 compared to a year ago. The...
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A Doughnut Economy Please-But Hold the Agnostic Frosting

A Doughnut Economy Please-But Hold the Agnostic Frosting

5 hours ago   |   Steady State

By Brian Czech When cooking up sustainability, recipe books should include Doughnut Economics. , Credit: Andrew Huff ) Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth, which I gobbled up...
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Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says - its highest level ever

Summary List Placement The speaker of Iran's parliament said the country had successfully enriched uranium to its highest level yet. Mohammad Qalibaf tweeted on Friday morning... Read more ...

People will likely need a booster shot of Pfizer's vaccine within 12 months...

People will likely need a booster shot of Pfizer's vaccine within 12 months, Pfizer's CEO said

Summary List Placement Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said earlier this month that people will likely require booster shots within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated - as early as... Read more ...

CDC: 5,800 fully vaccinated people have contracted COVID-19 and 74 of them...

CDC: 5,800 fully vaccinated people have contracted COVID-19 and 74 of them have died

Summary List Placement More than one in five Americans has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But vaccinated people can still get the coronavirus, though infections are... Read more ...

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the...

WATCH: Maxine Waters erupts at Jim Jordan and tells him to 'respect the chair and shut your mouth' during COVID-19 hearing

Summary List Placement California Rep. Maxine Waters erupted at Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday while the Republican lawmaker was berating Dr. Anthony Fauci during a House... Read more ...

Netflix is overvalued and could tumble 37% in the next year as the streaming...

Netflix is overvalued and could tumble 37% in the next year as the streaming giant's spending on content weighs down profits, Wedbush says

Summary List Placement Netflix is overvalued and the shares could tumble in the next year, according to a team of Wedbush analysts led by Michael Pachter. Wedbush has an... Read more ...

Men's high school basketball coach killed in wild shootout after attempting...

Men's high school basketball coach killed in wild shootout after attempting to rob Mexican drug cartel in North Carolina

A community in North Carolina are mourning the death of a high school basketball coach and Spanish teacher who was killed in a gruesome shootout with a Mexican cartel. Barney... Read more ...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with a 478-mile range and screens galore

Summary List Placement Mercedes is jumping into the US electric-vehicle market at long last. On Thursday, the German automaker took the wraps off of its first US-market EV, the... Read more ...

The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik...

The US officially designates Paul Manafort's associate Konstantin Kilimnik as a 'known Russian agent'

Summary List Placement The US for the first time on Thursday designated a close associate of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort as a "known Russian agent." Konstantin... Read more ...

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit...

Signs Of Economic Boom Emerge As Retail Sales Surge, Jobless Claims Hit Pandemic Low

Retail sales jumped nearly 10% in March, as shoppers, flush with $1,400 relief payments, are feeling more confident about venturing out. Weekly unemployment claims dropped to a... Read more ...

Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from...

Matt Gaetz teased a 'fight back' ad, trying to shift attention from sex-trafficking allegations by alleging that CNN is out to get him

Summary List Placement Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to push back at allegations he was involved in sex trafficking via an ad campaign targeting CNN, according to... Read more ...