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Bezos offers to cover $2 billion in NASA costs in exchange for astronaut lunar lander contract

Jeff Bezos holds the aviation glasses that belonged to Amelia Earhart as he speaks during a press conference about his flight on Blue Origin’s New Shepard into space on July 20, 2021 in Van Horn, Texas.Joe Raedle | Getty ImagesBlue Origin founder Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover

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IPOs are on track for a record year as companies cash in on sky-high stock prices

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), July 21, 2021.Brendan McDermid | Reuters(Click here to subscribe to the new Delivering Alpha newsletter.)Initial public offerings have come roaring back, on track for a record year as companies race to go public in a stock market at all-time

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Companies from Chipotle to Whirlpool are raising prices on consumers because of higher costs

A employee sprinkles cheese on a burrito at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Hollywood, California.Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesConsumer brands from Chipotle Mexican Grill to Whirlpool are dealing with inflation by passing higher costs onto their customers through price hikes.Many companies that reported quarterly results

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Didi shares drop on report China is planning unprecedented penalties

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi came under pressure again on Thursday amid a report that Beijing is considering harsh penalties from a massive fine to even a forced delisting after its IPO last month.Shares of Didi fell more than 10%, bringing its month-to-date losses to 27%. Bloomberg News reported Chinese

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Stock futures are flat after major averages turn positive for the week

U.S. stock index futures were flat in overnight trading on Wednesday, after the major averages advanced during regular trading to turn positive for the week.Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 27 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures were marginally higher.During the session the

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Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Las Vegas Sands, CSX, Texas Instruments & more

Signage is displayed outside the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020.Roger Kisby | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in after-hours trading.Las Vegas Sands — Shares of the casino giant slipped 2% in extended trading after the company missed analysts'

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JPMorgan gives Jamie Dimon a special stock option bonus to keep him as CEO for several more years

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon gives a speech during the inauguration of the new French headquarters of US' JP Morgan bank on June 29, 2021 in Paris.Michel Euler| AFP | Getty ImagesJPMorgan Chase granted Jamie Dimon new stock options as a retention bonus to incentivize the chief executive officer to

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These stocks are already in a bear market amid Monday’s market sell-off

Jorge Sanz | LightRocket | Getty ImagesJitters around the delta variant hindering the economic comeback sparked a steep sell-off on Wall Street Monday, pushing a number of stocks into bear market territory already.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 930 points, on pace for its worst one-day

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Generate Capital raises $2 billion for sustainable infrastructure investments

choja | E+ | Getty ImagesGreen infrastructure investment firm Generate Capital said Monday that it has raised $2 billion in fresh funding amid a boom in clean-energy projects and interest from Wall Street in emissions-reducing investments.The new capital, which follows a $1 billion raise in February 2020, brings the

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Home insurance company Kin to go public via SPAC merger

Residential single family homes construction by KB Home are shown under construction in the community of Valley Center, California, U.S. June 3, 2021.Mike Blake | ReutersDirect-to-consumer home insurance technology company Kin Insurance is going public through a reverse merger with Omnichannel Acquisition Corp., the company announced Monday. The agreement

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