Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than a day of celebration of the civil rights leader. As King’s wife Coretta Scott wrote in The Washington Post in 1983, “Let this holiday be a day of reflection, a day of teaching non-violent philosophy and strategy, a day of getting involved in non-violent action for social
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: JPMorgan Chase (JPM) – The bank reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street forecasts. Strong trading and investment banking results were among the factors helping the company’s bottom line. PNC Financial (PNC) – PNC reported better-than-expected revenue and earnings for the
Spirit Airlines, the no-frills carrier known for bright yellow planes, brash style and low fares, has helped revolutionize the way we pay for travel. To offset its bare-bones fares the carrier charges for everything from carry-on bags to bottles of water. As of 2019, Spirit Airlines had 13 consecutive years of profitability. Since then, however,
Jovita Carranza, administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, testifies at a Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee hearing on June 10, 2020 in Washington. Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images) Second EIDL grants That may confuse business owners, since the $900 billion Covid relief package passed last month allows some companies to get a second EIDL grant.
The reflection of bitcoins in a computer hard drive. Thomas Trutschel | Photothek via Getty Images LONDON — A British man who accidentally threw out a hard drive with a trove of bitcoin on it is once again urging local city officials to let him search for it in a landfill site. James Howells, a
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence star in “Bad Boys For Life.” Sony The studio with the highest box office haul in 2020 was one that delayed most of its film slate to 2021. After combing data from Comscore, Sony emerged as the top earner in a year marred by a global pandemic. The studio represented
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the public health and economic crises at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware on January 14, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden made a case for sending stimulus payments to all Americans who are eligible – including those who have kept their jobs
Jernessa Jones, 39, and her son Kyan Blair, 5, at graduation. Jones graduated with her master’s degree in business administration at the same time Blair graduated from preschool. Jernessa Jones’ next financial goal is twofold – to buy a house and begin to build generational wealth for her 5-year-old son, Kyan Blair. In the last
Intel logo exhibited during the Mobile World Congress, on February 28, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Joan Cros | NurPhoto | Getty Images Earnings season is here, and Wall Street analysts are calling for another decline amid the pandemic. However, some pros are more optimistic about the fourth quarter earnings season, with Ignacio Cantos, investment director
Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty Images $400 weekly boost Workers got $323 a week in state benefits, on average, in the third quarter last year, according to most recent U.S. Labor Department data. That aid replaced about 38% of their average pre-layoff wage, which was $843 a week. A $400 increase in
Jen Van Santvoord rides her Peloton exercise bike at her home on April 07, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. Ezra Shaw | Getty Images When Joe Biden moves into the White House, he may have to leave part of his workout routine behind. The president-elect’s Peloton could be seen by the Secret Service as a
Andrea Herrera, president of Amazing Edibles Gourmet Catering and founder of Boxperience Angela Garbot For Andrea Herrera, founder of Amazing Edibles Catering in Chicago, the pandemic has tested her ability to adapt on the fly amid falling revenues. Since last March, the firm shifted from catering weddings and corporate events to providing first-responder meals and
Fuel prices are displayed at an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Company: Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) Business: Engaged in the exploration, production, transportation and sale of crude oil and natural gas, and the manufacture, transportation and sale of petroleum products.
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan Chase, appears on CNBC’s Squawk Box at the 2020 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Jan. 22nd, 2020. Adam Galica | CNBC JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has watched while a new breed of fintech players, led by PayPal, Square and tech giants around the world including e-commerce
Employees store coffins, some marked with “infection risk” as others have “corona” scrawled in chalk, in the mourning hall of the crematorium in Meissen, eastern Germany, on January 13, 2021, amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. cremation. Jens Schlueter | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Friday that coronavirus vaccines aren’t “silver
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FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden has a plan to help fix what he calls the immediate and acute child-care crisis in America. He unveiled his proposal on Thursday, as part of his sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus rescue package. “If left unaddressed, many child care providers will close — some permanently —
Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Yet again, the Mega Millions jackpot has catapulted higher. The top prize is now a staggering $850 million — the third-largest in lottery history — following no ticket matching all numbers drawn Friday night. Then there’s Powerball: Its jackpot is an estimated $640 million for Saturday night’s drawing.
People pass a sign for JPMorgan Chase at it’s headquarters in Manhattan, New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Earnings season is upon us, but traders will be far less interested in fourth quarter results than in first quarter and second quarter guidance. The problem is it’s not clear that CEOs will cooperate. Banks
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Zoom Video — Shares of the video conferencing giant popped nearly 2% after an analyst at Bernstein named the stock a top pick for 2021. The analyst said his call was based on the growth in Zoom’s Phone business. Exxon — The oil giant slid more