Cadillac Lyriq show car GM General Motors unveiled the Cadillac Lyriq crossover Thursday night as the “next chapter” for the American luxury brand and a “technology spearhead” for the automaker. The Lyriq is the first to debut with the automaker’s next-generation batteries and EV architecture. GM executives believe the technologies will rival, if not outperform,
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If you have debt, forget spending on things like fancy coffee drinks, says “Shark Tank” star Kevin O’Leary. That’s because paying off debt is “key” to financial success, he says. “If you have student loans, if you have debt, if you have things that you’re paying interest on, you have to pay those off first,” O’Leary
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Travelers order food in automated self-ordering kiosk at fast-food Burger King restaurant chain. Bundrul Chukrut | LightRocket | Getty Images Restaurant Brands International on Thursday reported that its quarterly revenue plunged 25% as the coronavirus pandemic weighed on same-store sales at Burger King and Tim Hortons. But Popeyes, powered by its popular chicken sandwich, reported same-store
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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., August 5, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters President Donald Trump will sign an executive order requiring the U.S. government to buy “essential” drugs from American companies, White House trade advisor Peter Navarro
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Getty Images Some Americans who qualified for stimulus checks received an unwelcome surprise when the $500 payments for their children under 17 were not included. Starting today, the U.S. government plans to send out the missing cash. That applies to those individuals and couples who are not required to file a tax return and used
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Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company Nikola’s entire second quarter revenue of $36,000 was related to solar installations for Executive Chairman Trevor Milton, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “During the three months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019 the Company recorded solar revenues of $0.03 million and $0.04 million,
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Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the company’s sustainability efforts in Washington on September 19, 2019. Eric Baradat | AFP | Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos this week has sold more than $3.1 billion worth of shares in his company, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission
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Liu Yifei stars in Disney’s “Mulan.” Disney While the U.S. is dealing with a resurgence of coronavirus cases that continue to restrict movie theater reopenings, the rest of the world is ready to welcome Hollywood back to the big screen. However, on Tuesday, international theater owners were caught off guard when Disney decided to launch
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A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 18, 2020. Brian Snyder | Reuters Moderna reported Wednesday a fivefold increase in second-quarter revenue related to its work on a potential coronavirus vaccine.  Revenue jumped to $66.4 million during the quarter, more
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As the nation’s lawmakers debate the contents of the next pandemic stimulus bill, a group of high powered business leaders at some of the most successful companies in the country are calling on Congress to support America’s small businesses. “This is not a call for bottomless handouts,” the letter, released Monday, says. ”It’s a defining moment
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. Anushree Fadnavis | Reuters Shares of Square soared on Tuesday evening after posting better-than-expected quarterly results and strong growth in its consumer payments app. The San Francisco-based company reported $1.92 billion
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Bob Chapek, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Experiences, stands for a photograph at an unveiling event of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney Co.’s Disneyland theme park in Anaheim, California, U.S., on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Disney is set to report earnings for its third
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Dr. Sonia Macieiewski (R) and Dr. Nita Patel, Director of Antibody discovery and Vaccine development, look at a sample of a respiratory virus at Novavax labs in Rockville, Maryland on March 20, 2020, one of the labs developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Novavax’s potential vaccine to
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Ford Motor CEO and President Jim Hackett will unexpectedly retire in the midst of an $11 billion restructuring plan that has failed to impress Wall Street and investors. Hackett, 65, will be succeeded by his heir apparent, Jim Farley, Ford’s chief operating officer, effective Oct 1. Farley, 58, will work with Hackett on a “smooth
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For some Medicare beneficiaries, the pandemic means worrying about more than just their increased health risk from Covid-19. It also raises the specter of large, unexpected medical expenses. Medicare, the government health insurance program that you generally qualify for at age 65, comes with costs that can surprise beneficiaries. And as the pandemic continues rumbling
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