Month: July 2020

Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility February 11, 2005 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. William Thomas Cain | Getty Images Congress won’t move on the next round of stimulus legislation this week. Despite that, however, a second set of stimulus checks is still on the table. Draft legislation
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Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), speaks as Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, left, listens during a House Small Business Committee hearing in Washington, D.C. Erin Scott | Getty Images Details of  Senate Republicans’ version of a coronavirus aid bill are starting to emerge. Accountants question whether it will provide enough
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United Auto Workers members leave the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Warren Truck Plant after the first work shift, Monday, May 18, 2020, in Warren, Mich. Paul Sancya | AP Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler are hiring temp workers and General Motors is restructuring shifts at an assembly plant in Missouri as the auto industry battles to keep factories running
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday praised Tesla CEO Elon Musk for building a company that promises to be much more than just electric vehicles. “This man is selling technology, and he’s talking about fully assisted and then he’s talking about driverless. He’s thinking so much bigger,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” ”He’s a big thinker.
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Intel shares fell as much as 9% in extended trading on Thursday after the company reported better-than-expected second-quarter earnings and said next-generation chips would come out later than it had expected.  Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $1.23 per share, adjusted, vs. $1.11 per share as expected by analysts, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $19.73 billion,
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Walmart Health Source: Walmart Walmart will open at least six additional Walmart Health clinics in the greater Atlanta area by the end of 2020, the retail giant confirmed to CNBC. The news comes on the heels of its announcement this week that it will enter the Florida market next year, starting with the Jacksonville area. And
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is seated prior to testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms on Capitol Hill in Washington, September 5, 2018. Joshua Roberts | Reuters Twitter reported second-quarter earnings Thursday that missed analyst expectations on revenue and beat on active users. The report comes one
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Southwest airline planes sit on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport on February 20, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Southwest Airlines said Thursday it lost $915 million in the second quarter compared with $741 million in net income a year earlier and warned travel demand will likely remain depressed until
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