Month: January 2021

In his first days in office, President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order to reopen schools. However, it’s not just a matter of federal funding. Vaccinating teachers remains one of the biggest hurdles to returning kids to classrooms. As Covid-19 cases spike across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have prioritized
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BlueNalu’s whole-muscle, cell-based yellowtail amberjack. Source: BlueNalu First, it was lab-grown chicken. Now, it’s seafood. San Diego-based food startup BlueNalu said Tuesday that it raised $60 million in convertible note financing, as it prepares for a possible market launch later this year. “This recent financing will allow us to continue advancing our mission and the
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Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, speaking at the WEF at Davos, January 21, 2020 CNBC Bank of America is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: 55 cents a share, 26% lower than the year-earlier period, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $20.7 billion, 8.1% lower than
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Stock futures inched higher in overnight trading on Tuesday as investors awaited President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 75 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.3% and Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.5%. Netflix soared more than 10% in extended trading after the company reported strong subscriber growth and said it’s
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Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images ‘Potentially erroneous’ QBI deductions The IRS allowed business owners to claim $57 million in “potentially erroneous” deductions on 12,980 tax returns filed last year, according to a report publicly released Tuesday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The watchdog urged the tax agency to increase its oversight of
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President-elect Joe Biden’s Covid Advisory Board member Dr. Celine Gounder slammed the Trump administration’s piecemeal Covid response as some states across the U.S. scramble to get the vaccine doses they need.  “I think we’ve already had too much of a patchwork response across the states,” Gounder said in a Monday evening interview on “The News
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David Solomon, CEO, Goldman Sachs, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020. Adam Galacia | CNBC Goldman Sachs reported fourth-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday. Here are the numbers: Earnings: $12.08 a share, vs. $7.47 per share expected, according to Refinitiv.Revenue: $11.74 billion, vs. $9.9 billion estimate. Expectations
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A pedestrian passes in front of a Charles Schwab Corp. bank branch in downtown Chicago, Illinois. Christopher Dilts | Bloomberg | Getty Images Retail investing behemoth Charles Schwab beat Wall Street’s profit and revenue expectations for the fourth quarter, the first earnings report following Schwab’s $26 billion acquisition of rival TD Ameritrade. Charles Schwab on
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Property taxes represent a major source of revenue for states and the largest source of tax revenue for localities. In fiscal year 2018, the most recent data available, property taxes were such a significant source of local revenue that they accounted for 71.7 percent of local tax collections nationwide and 31.1 percent of total U.S.
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Healthcare workers administer the COVID-19 vaccine to residents living in the Jackson Heights neighborhood at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church on January 10, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Octavio Jones | Getty Images LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines is at “serious risk.” Warning of
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