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Accolade will acquire Innovation Specialists for $460 million; Poshmark and Petco launch IPO; Apple announces a $100 million diversity plan; President-elect Joe Biden announces $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Johnson & Johnson announces success with their COVID-19 vaccine; Nordstrom sales decrease significantly; Affirm officially goes public via IPO; Intel hires new CEO; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Dr. Fauci warns of new South African Covid variant; Urban Outfitters announces new CEO; Zoom will sell $1.5 billion in stock; GM will sell a new brand of electric delivery vehicles; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Chad Wolf resigns as the acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; More tech giants ban Parlor; Walmart seeks to build a fin-tech company; Elon Musk tweet leads to comical trades; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Twitter bans President Trump permanently; Apple removes Parlor from the app store; Bed Bath & Beyond experiences decrease in earnings; Budlight will launch hard seltzer lemonade; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Goldman Sachs expects additional stimulus under President-elect Joe Biden; Boeing pays $2.5B fine to DOJ; Stocks continue to rise; President Trump banned from Facebook and Instagram until after the inaugruation; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Democrats take control of the Senate; Roblox plans for IPO; Ford experiences a dramatic decrease in sales; Tech stocks fall after Georgia elections; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Macy's closes stores; Oatly considers IPO; NYSE reverses its decision to delist Chinese companies; IBM appoints new Vice Chairman; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Stocks fall on the first trading day of 2021; ViacomCBS reaches deal with Hulu; Carl Icahn sells majority stake in Herbalife; McDonalds doubles down on chicken; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
President Trump faces controversy over call with Georgia's Secretary of State; Alden Global Capital tries to acquire Tribune Publishing; Bitcoin reaches new record high; Larry King hospitalized from COVID-19; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
787,000 people file for jobless claims; Update on Operation Warp Speed distribution; Russian hackers target Microsoft; Ally Banks offers special promotion to end 2020; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
JC Penney CEO will leave the company; Morgan Stanley reimbursing clients for 529 plans; Ticketmaster pays $10 million fine; NBA viewership reaches its highest level since 2012; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
New strain of COVID-19 reaches the U.S.; Politico acquires E&E News; Movie ticket sales drop significantly; Tesla expands to India; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
House passes bill increasing stimulus checks to $2,000; Qualtrics files to go public; JP Morgan acquires cxLoyalty; Cargo volume increases significantly; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Companies adjust their production process; Online sales grow significantly during this holiday season; Bitcoin surpasses $28,000; Wonder Woman 1984 reports strong box office earnings; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Pfizer to produce an additional 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine; President Trump condemns new potential stimulus package; President-Elect Joe Biden shares insights about U.S. plans to combat the Coronavirus; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
President-Elect Joe Biden publicly receives vaccination; Peleton acquires Precor; Tesla officially joins the S&P 500; DogeCoin reaches $570 million valuation; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Interview with Kalen Jackson. Simran Sandhu reports.
CDC predicts 100 million people to be vaccinated in the next 3 months; Moderna begins distribution of COVID-19 vaccine; Darden Restaurants reports weak earnings; Lockheed Martin acquires Aerojet; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
SEC fines Robinhood $65 million; FedEx reports strong earnings; Coinbase files for an IPO; Coca Cola cuts 1,200 jobs; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Employers urge CDC to provide access to Coronavirus vaccine; FDA approves rapid at-home COVID-19 test; Roku adds HBO Max; Sweetgreen experiments with drive-in restaurant; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
FDA provides emergency use authorization for Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine; Facebook lifts ban on political ads; Twitter shuts down Periscope; Astra's rocket reaches space; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Joe Biden receives electoral college victory; EA acquires Codemasters for $1.2 billion; Reddit acquires Dubsmash; Exxon Mobil announces plan to cut carbon emissions; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Supreme Court denies Texas' bid to reverse Joe Biden's win in several key state; Oracle announces move to Texas; Affirm delays their IPO; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
CVS Health prepares for COVID-19 vaccine distribution; Lululemon reports strong earnings; Disney+ reaches over 86 million subscribers; McDonald's offers new Christmas deals; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Campbell Soup and Lowes experience strong growth; Twitch updates hateful conduct and harassment policy; Google lifts ban on political ads; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
DoorDash IPO expected to be valued at $32-38 billion; 17% of U.S. restaurants closed down in the past 11 months; Apple announces release date for Fitness+; SpaceX receives $856 million in subsidies; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Bob Dylan sells music catalog for more than $300 million; Kodak probe finds no wrongdoing: DOJ and Dish reach $200 million settlement; Rashida Jones named new President of MSNBC; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Rudy Guiliani tests positive for COVID-19; President Trump removes troops from Somalia; Petco files for an IPO; Hawaii launches creative residency program; Seth Kirkpatrick reports;
Chevron cuts spending; Vaccine makers look to incorporate dry-ice; Trump Administration sues Facebook; Warner Brothers plans to put all upcoming 2021 releases on HBO Max; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Walmart+ removes shipping threshold; President Trump seeks to remove Section 230; Hospitals struggle amid surging COVID-19 cases; Head of Operation Warp Speed claims 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses will be distributed by February 2021; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
S&P 500 and Nasdaq break record highs; Sephora plans to open mini-shops in Kohls; Senate proposes new bill for additional Coronavirus aid; Attorney General, William Barr, confirms election results; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Moderna applies for emergency use authorization for potential COVID-19 Vaccine; Exxon Mobil cuts spending after showing high losses; Zoom reports strong earnings; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Pennsylvania Court mail-in ballot lawsuit dismissed; Joe Biden announces additional members of staff; Demand for platinum increases; Supermarkets consider offering mail-in ballots; Seth Kirkpatrick reports.
Interview with David Lee. Simran Sandhu reports.
President Trump pardons turkey in Thanksgiving tradition; McCormick acquires Cholula for $800 million; Best Buy reports strongest quarterly growth in 25 years; Tesla shares surge 4%; Simran Sandhu reports.
General Services Administration begins transition to Biden Administration; President-Elect Joe Biden announces several appointments for national security staff; Pfizer acquires OncoImmune for $425 million; Simran Sandhu reports.
Outstanding student loan debt significantly exceeds initial expectations; Guitar Center files for bankruptcy; CoStar acquires Homesnap for $250 million; G-20 summit takes place virtually; Simran Sandhu reports.
Regal Entertainment Group seeks financing amid theatre shutdowns; Existing home sales reach highest point in over a decade; Buzzfeed plans to acquire Huffpost; Simran Sandhu reports.
FDA approves first fully at-home COVID-19 test; Homegoods plans launch of e-commerce platform; Target reports strong earnings; Apple reduces app store fee to 15% for developers reporting less than $1 million in revenue; Simran Sandhu reports.
Mars acquires KIND Snacks' North American division; Home Depot reports strong earnings; Recycling programs experience an increase in volume; Joe Biden announces several incoming White House advisors; Simran Sandhu reports.
U.S. removes thousands of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan; AT&T and Amazon form alliance over HBO Max; Tesla will join the S&P 500; Simran Sandhu reports.
President Trump supporters gather in Washington DC; DACA restored after Secretary for Department of Homeland Security deemed improperly appointed; Healthcare companies face cyber attacks; Netflix and Amazon Prime look to increase Anime offerings; Simran Sandhu reports.
Disney reports a decrease in earnings; Five U.S. service members on peacekeeping mission die after helicopter crash; President Trump signs executive order banning Americans from owning shares in government-affiliated companies; Simran Sandhu reports.
Georgia undergoes manual recount for the Presidential Election; Facebook and Google extend ban on political advertisements; Chipotle launches a digital-only restaurant; Amazon's Ring recalls 350,000 smart doorbells; Simran Sandhu reports.
Lyft earnings exceed analyst expectations; Spotify acquires Megaphone for $325 million; UPS relaxes dress code requirements; Job market signals recovery to pre-pandemic levels; Simran Sandhu reports.
G.M. announces plan to hire 3,000 additional workers; Supreme explores sale to VF Corporation; McDonald launches a plant-based food line; Markets rally after positive news from Pfizer regarding COVID-19 vaccine; Simran Sandhu reports.
CVS names Karen Lynch as next CEO; Hershey implements creative strategies to boost Halloween sales; NPC International considers sale to Flynn Restaurant Group; The University of Notre Dame defeats Clemson University in double overtime; Simran Sandhu reports.
Joe Biden maintains 264 electoral votes while President Trump has 214 electoral votes; Uber reports quarterly loss after low demand for rides; ESPN lays off and attritions 10% of workforce; U.S. government and drugmakers collaborate on COVID-19 vaccine side effect tracker; Simran Sandhu reports.
Biden strengthens lead over Trump in Presidential Election; Oregon becomes the first state to legalize hard drugs in small quantities; U.S. regulators fine T-Mobile over $200 million; Qualcomm reports strong earnings; Simran Sandhu reports.