Business news 07 Mar, 2021
First batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines come with uplifting messages - CBS NewsCBS News
The first shipment of the vaccine read, "1st J&J pack out — get healthy."
Electric Vehicles Are the U.S. Auto Industry’s Future—If Dealers Can Figure Out How to Sell Them - The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal
Car dealers say they are struggling to square the industry’s enthusiasm with shoppers’ reality
'Why Us?': A Year After Being Laid Off, Millions Are Still Unemployed - NPRNPR
Millions who lost jobs at the beginning of the pandemic are still out of the labor force, making up levels not seen since the Great Recession.
China Feb exports post record surge from COVID-19-depressed 2020 levels - Fox BusinessFox Business
Exports in dollar terms skyrocketed 154.9% in February compared with a year earlier, while imports gained 17.3%
China at least 30 years away from becoming manufacturing 'great power': former minister - ReutersReuters
China is at least 30 years away from becoming a manufacturing nation of "great power", a former industry minister said on Sunday, despite boasting the world's most complete industrial supply chains.
Jack Dorsey's Very First Tweet Auctioned as NFT, Current Highest Bid Is $2.5 Million USD - HYPEBEASTHYPEBEAST
"just setting up my twttr."
Iowa Archbishop addresses the moral concerns of Johnson & Johnson vaccine - KCCI Des MoinesKCCI Des Moines
Many Catholic leaders across the country are addressing "moral concerns" over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Volkswagen ID. Buzz, Trinity, SEAT — A Trifecta Of Volkswagen News - CleanTechnicaCleanTechnica
Details about the ID. Buzz are emerging and Volkswagen is considering a luxury electric car that could change the way we use automobiles.
Confidence in coronavirus vaccines has grown with majority now saying they want it | TheHill - The HillThe Hill
Recent polling among Americans indicates an increased willingness to get the coronavirus vaccine amid growing confidence in the inoculations and the distribution of a third vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
What you need to do to get the third stimulus payment of up to $1,400 - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
A third round of checks is coming for millions of Americans. Here's the answers to some frequently asked questions about economic relief.
‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Chaos Strikes Global Shipping - The New York TimesNew York Times
The pandemic has disrupted international trade, driving up the cost of shipping goods and adding a fresh challenge to the global economic recovery.
One injured at shooting near northeast Columbus Walmart - NBC4 WCMH-TVNBC4 WCMH-TV
COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is in life-threatening condition after reports of a shooting at a Walmart in northeast Columbus. According to Columbus Police, officers responded at approximately 7 p.m. Saturday to the Walmart at 3900 Morse Road in Easton for rep…
'A side of shares': Deliveroo to offer 50 million pounds of stock to customers - ReutersReuters
Deliveroo said shares worth 50 million pounds ($69 million) would be earmarked for customers in its upcoming flotation, with the offer branded "Great food with a side of shares".
U.S. Government Scientists Skeptical of One-Shot Regimen for Pfizer, Moderna Covid Vaccines - The Wall Street JournalThe Wall Street Journal
Some members of Congress have urged to allow for just one dose to speed up vaccinations
Tesla Doubling Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta Testers Now, 10x Increase Soon - InsideEVsInsideEVs
Tesla's Elon Musk announced that the Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta program size is doubling now with the new 8.2 software update.
The Average Social Security Check the Year You Were Born - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
The truth is, the Social Security checks your great grandparents might have been receiving in the 1950s were much smaller.
COVID NYC Update: Mayor de Blasio says goal is to vaccinate 5 million NYers by June, Javits Center site begins 24/7 mode - WABC-TVWABC-TV
Mayor Bill de Blasio said NYC's goal is to vaccinate 5 million by June during a celebration of a new vaccination site in the Bronx Saturday afternoon.
New Hampshire transforms speedway into mass vaccination site, but some report long delays - WCVB BostonWCVB Boston
Eight separate lanes were set up with multiple vaccinators present in each lane, working to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible.
Walgreens announces vaccine eligibility for Rhode Island school staff, child care workers - WJARTurn to 10
Walgreens announced during the month of March it will be prioritizing school staff and child care workers in Rhode Island to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The pharmacy said it opened up appointments on Friday. The spokesperson for the Rhode Island Department …
Police continue search for gunman after deadly Southwest Miami-Dade shooting - WPLG Local 10WPLG Local 10
Miami-Dade police responded to the home near 294th Street and 142nd Avenue after reports of shots fired just after 11 a.m. Saturday.
Texas Utility Commission Won't Reverse Charges From February Storm - NPRNPR
The state public utility commission had faced requests to reverse billions of dollars' worth of charges. But doing so might end up causing unintended consequences, the PUC said.
1,495 COVID-19 cases, 52 additional deaths reported in Mass. - WCVB BostonWCVB Boston
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.
FSU commits and targets to compete in UA Miami camp - 247Sports247Sports
A look at which FSU targets are expected to compete at UA Miami
California counties don't want Blue Shield's vaccine program - KCRA SacramentoKCRA Sacramento
Counties across California are increasingly asking to opt out of the state's centralized vaccination program run by Blue Shield, further complicating Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plan to smooth out what has been a confusing and disjointed rollout of coronavirus vaccin…
Antivirus software pioneer McAfee charged by U.S. with cryptocurrency fraud - Yahoo NewsYahoo Entertainment
John McAfee, the antivirus software pioneer whose former company still bears his name, has been indicted on fraud and money-laundering conspiracy charges...
Coloradans begin receiving Johnson & Johnson vaccine as part of state's first allotment - The Denver ChannelThe Denver Channel
Thousands of Coloradans began receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as part of the state's very first allotment on Saturday.
Adaptive Biotechnologies wins FDA EUA for COVID-19 test - Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
The FDA late Friday granted Emergency Use Authorization to Adaptive Biotechnologies for its T-Detect COVID test that determines recent or prior COVID-19 infection.
Investor Chamath Palihapitiya confirms selling shares in Virgin Galactic - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
In the long tweet thread, mentioning about reviewing and remodeling of everything he invested in, Palihapitiya also clarified that he did not sell any shares...
$1 million winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Louisville - WDRBWDRB
The ticket matched all five white ball winning numbers in Friday's drawing, which was: 10-11-17-27-54 with a Mega Ball of 20.
6 ways to save on gasoline as prices continue to rise - WJW FOX 8 News Clevelandfox8.com
As we come out of the pandemic and pump prices climb, it’s once again time to be smart about your gas purchases.
Here’s the Average IRS Tax Refund Amount by State - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
Generally, the sooner you file your taxes, the sooner you'll see your refund in the bank (and it reduces the chances of tax fraud). The amount that you...
Biden administration moving to address a global compromise by Chinese and other hackers of Microsoft email servers - Washington PostThe Washington Post
The latest hacks come as the White House is considering how to respond to Russian cyber intrusions.
Covid-19 Relief Bill Passes With Tax-Free Student Loan Forgiveness - ForbesForbes
The U. S. Senate passed a version of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that includes a provision for tax-free student loan forgiveness.
Hundreds line up for grand opening of Buffalo Kids store at Walden Galleria - WKBW-TVWKBW-TV
The store features clothing from Buffalo Kids, founded by rapper Westside Gunn who was born and raised in Buffalo.
Rural vaccine surpluses in Missouri spark urban frustrations - KYTVKY3
More than 7,700 doses of vaccine were left over after mass vaccination events across Missouri last week.
Rising yields can be good for stocks - Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
If yields continue to climb, stocks can still outperform, history says.
570 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths, 26098 vaccinations reported on anniversary of Utah state of emergency - KSL.comKSL.com
Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 570 on Saturday, with five more deaths and 26,098 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Dow Jones Futures: Don't Rush Into New Market Rally Attempt; Here's What To Do - Investor's Business DailyInvestor's Business Daily
Dow Jones futures: A stock market rally attempt has begun, but don't assume old winners like Tesla will lead. The Senate passed the Biden stimulus plan.
SpaceX's Starlink Internet Service: First Reports From Users - InsideEVsInsideEVs
Starlink is a satellite-based internet service run by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Its main mission is to provide good internet coverage to rural regions
Ten years ago, 241 Texas power plants couldn’t take the cold. Dozens of them failed again this year. - The Washington PostThe Washington Post
More than 30 Texas power plants failed during a 2011 winter freeze and again in 2021, despite warnings about the need to winterize their equipment.
Billionaire Mark Cuban Investing in New Crypto Project Centered on Booming NFT Space - The Daily HodlThe Daily Hodl
Billionaire entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban is investing in a non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. In a new tweet, digital items trading platform Mintable reveals that the Shark Tank star is an official investor in their project.
Loose Bolts Cause Safety Recall For 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E - InsideEVsInsideEVs
Ford has issued a safety recall for the Mustang Mach-E that will affect less than 75 customers. The automaker will notify customers later this month.
NYC Woman Finds Creepy Secret Apartment Behind Bathroom Mirror | NBC New York - NBC New YorkGoogle News
Junior investment bankers are burnt out, demoralized during pandemic - Business InsiderBusiness Insider
Wall Street bosses fear that young talent, burnt out from working all night from home for a year, are considering leaving investment-banking behind.
Live for today or trade tomorrow? Breaking down the heated stock market battle unfolding right now - CNBCCNBC
The stock market in recent months became a fight between the tomorrow trade and the live-for-today bid, and in the last week it turned messy.
Housing is a luxury? Here's what the K-shaped recovery means for real estate - MarketWatchMarketWatch
‘The people we sell houses to aren’t using their salary, they’re using their portfolios’
SEC suing AT&T for telling analysts nonpublic information - Fox BusinessFox Business
The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing AT&T and three of its investor relations executives for telling Wall Street analysts about the telecom giant's sales data before it released quarterly results.
Data Breach Affects Major Airlines – What You Need To Know - Simple FlyingSimple Flying
On Thursday, SITA air transport data giant SITA shared that on February 24th, it was the victim of…
Green vs. Blue: Biden's climate plans face labor concerns - NBC NewsNBC News
Two of President Joe Biden’s top priorities — fighting climate change, protecting workers — collide as he prepares a sweeping, green reboot of the U.S. economy
American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX flight from Miami lands Newark airport after oil pressure problem - Daily MailDaily Mail
An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max made an emergency landing Friday afternoon in Newark, New Jersey. Pilots noticed a possible problem with an engine oil pressure indicator.
Akademiks Claims Jay-Z Uses "Black-Owned" As A "Bait & Switch" Business Move - HotNewHipHopHotNewHipHop
The blogger praised Jay as a businessman but disagreed with how Hov allegedly acquires Black consumers before selling off companies to White people.
68 cases of worrisome strain of coronavirus found in Carver County, many among youth sports, gyms - TwinCities.com-Pioneer PressTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The Minnesota Department of Health has found at least 68 cases of a variant strain of the coronavirus in Carver County. Many of the cases involving the variant, which originated in the United Kingd…
Girl Scouts suspend sales outside marijuana dispensary after misunderstanding - Detroit Free PressDetroit Free Press
Girl Scout misunderstanding leads to cookie sale cancellation and frustration.
Game Plan: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Friday 3/5/21) - TheStreetTheStreet
Interest rates and the bond market are still key to stocks' next move.
Why Moderna Was a Roller Coaster Today - The Motley FoolMotley Fool
Several bits of news were buffeting the stock in various directions.
Four sisters in their 80s and 90s reunited to get their Covid-19 vaccines together - CNNCNN
Four elderly sisters in New Jersey haven't been able to have their regular get-togethers during the coronavirus pandemic, but they made an exception to get their Covid-19 vaccinations.
Scotland County distributes 2,500 doses of new Johnson & Johnson vaccine at clinic - ktvo.comktvo.com
With distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine ramping up across the country, smaller communities are working to vaccinate their residents. Scotland County struggled to get the vaccine when it was first being distributed, but on Friday, it finally felt some relief…
Nokia (NOK) Gains But Lags Market: What You Should Know - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
In the latest trading session, Nokia (NOK) closed at $3.88, marking a +1.57% move from the previous day.
NFT hype will calm, but the concept won't disappear, MEW founder speculates - CointelegraphCointelegraph
“The value of an NFT is purely based on how much a person who is interested in it is willing to pay,” MyEtherWallet's CEO said.
Why #RIPElon Is Trending Friday — No, Elon Musk Isn't Dead - BenzingaBenzinga
On Friday, news circulated with fake headlines and a false report that Elon Musk had died. What Happened: Elon Musk and #RIPELON were both trending topics ...
COVID-19: CVS Expands Vaccination Sites To These Long Island Locations - Daily VoiceRutherford Daily Voice
With the newly approved Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine providing health officials with an additional option for vaccinating those eligible, CVS announced it will be expanding its vaccination program to nearly 150 more locations in …
Oil Flirts With $70 After The OPEC+ Surprise - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
During early trading on Friday, Brent surpassed $69 per barrel while WTI was trading at $66
Texas regulators will not correct $16 billion in electricity ‘overcharges.’ Why? - Fort Worth Star-TelegramGoogle News
'Consider chemical hazards' in the baby foods you sell, FDA warns manufacturers - CNNCNN
Baby food manufacturers have a responsibility to lower levels of toxic metals in the baby foods they sell, the US Food and Drug Administration said Friday.
Biden Sets Stage for Tech Crackdown With White House Adviser Wu - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Entertainment
(Bloomberg) -- Timothy Wu, a Columbia University law professor and outspoken advocate for aggressive antitrust enforcement against U.S. technology giants, is...
Self-employed and gig workers can now apply for PPP loans under new rules. Here's what you need to know - CNBCCNBC
The Small Business Administration is ready to accept updated PPP loan applications from sole proprietors looking to take advantage of the new loan calculation.
Biden’s Energy Sec Granholm: ‘I Drive on Sunshine’ - BreitbartBreitbart News
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm (D) said Wednesday on ABC's "The View" that with her solar-powered house suppling the power to charge her Chevy Bolt, she was driving on "sunshine.” | Clips