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May 11, 2021 2 min
The FBI blames a criminal group known as DarkSide for the hack of the U.S.'s largest fuel pipeline. The FDA clears use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children between 12 and 15. China ekes out a tiny gain in population. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Plus: NTSB report raises new questions about fatal Tesla crash in Texas. Marriott swings to quarterly loss but points to rising demand. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 10, 2021 1 min
Dow surges as Nasdaq declines in early trading. Pentagon considers ending JEDI cloud-computing project amid Amazon court fight. Used-car prices hit record high. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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White House officials signal the government will further ease guidance on restrictions related to Covid-19 as more Americans are vaccinated. President Biden is expected to discuss his multitrillion-dollar spending proposals with lawmakers this week. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Dow, S&P end week at record highs. Cinemark, Hollywood studios reach deals on how movies are shown as theaters reopen. Copper prices close at new record. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Employers added a modest 266,000 jobs in April. Federal grand jury indicts former officers in George Floyd killing. Texas Republicans pass election bill over Democratic objections. Janet Babin reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Lawyers for Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes fight to keep jurors from hearing details about her lifestyle at her coming criminal fraud trial. The Fed says the Covid-19 pandemic remains a big risk to the financial system's stability. U.S. jobs numbers for April are due out today. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Kellogg's shares gain more than 7% on strong earnings. Vaccine makers Moderna, Pfizer fall. Beyond Meat reports bigger loss than expected. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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China's Ant Group looks to revamp its "mutual aid" crowdfunded medical-coverage service. Chicken shortage sends prices soaring. Janet Babin reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Moderna reports encouraging preliminary results from a study of booster shots against coronavirus variants. The SEC plans to study potential new rules after market turbulence. Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully lands its Starship test vehicle on the fifth attempt. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Plus: Canada authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15. Jessica Alba's Honest Co. jumps in market debut. Treadmill recall sends Peloton's shares down 15%. Uber says its food-delivery business doubled from last year. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Independent oversight board says Facebook must decide whether former President Donald Trump is permanently blocked from the platform. President Biden reverses Trump-era gig-worker rule. Peloton recalls treadmills over safety concerns. Janet Babin reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Shareholders at GE and AT&T rebuke the companies over their executive compensation during the pandemic. President Biden says he aims to get 70% of U.S. adults at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose by July 4. U.S. births drop to their lowest number in more than 40 years. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Yellen says interest rates may have to rise, though she isn't recommending it. Price of bitcoin drops; dogecoin rises. Lyft says ridership improved in first quarter. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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JPMorgan Chase CEO warns government spending plans could fall flat if they aren't held accountable. Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine lifts quarterly results. Health officials offer incentives to overcome vaccine hesitancy. Janet Babin reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Two GOP lawmakers push for an investigation of Amazon's unsuccessful pursuit of a major Pentagon contract. The CEO of "Fortnite" creator Epic Games accuses Apple in court of taking an unfair amount of money in fees from software developers. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Plus: Amazon to get "Thursday Night Football" rights starting in the 2022-2023 season. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell notes slower recovery for low-wage workers. Berkshire Hathaway chooses Greg Abel as Warren Buffett's successor in CEO role. J.R. Whalen reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Plus: Moderna to deliver 34 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to hard-hit developing world. EPA proposes rules to curb coolant emissions. Janet Babin reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Trading app Robinhood's biggest business got a significant revenue boost from the stock-market frenzy earlier. Dell agrees to sell its Boomi cloud business in a $4 billion deal. Keith Collins hosts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Investors welcome signs of strong economic rebound, but worry about rising Covid-19 cases. Twitter shares tumble after warning of slower user growth. Jury rules against 3M in trial over earplugs it sold to the military. Charlie Turner reports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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