5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, April 21

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Nasdaq set to drop, Netflix shares slide A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE 2. Netflix reports dramatic slowdown in subscribers Signage outside the Netflix office building on Sunset Boulevard in […]

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Half of U.S. adults have received at least one Covid vaccine shot

Half of all U.S. adults have now received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, marking a major milestone in the country’s largest vaccine campaign. More than 129 million people ages 18 and older have received at least one shot, or 50.4% of the total adult […]

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Why U.S. won’t eradicate Covid like smallpox, polio

Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday the U.S. is unlikely to eradicate Covid like it has done with other diseases, such as polio and smallpox, unless Americans significantly change their attitudes toward vaccination. “It’s possible. We don’t seem to be prepared to do it and take the collective action that it’s going to require,” the former […]

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J&J vaccine pause could make it harder for some groups to get a shot

A homeless person wearing gloves and a protective mask sits with a sign that reads, “Seeking Human Kindness” amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 19, 2020 in New York City, United States. Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine pause may not significantly slow the overall pace […]

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J&J asked Pfizer, Moderna to help study blood clots but they declined: WSJ

A person walks by a sign that reads, “the vaccine is our best shot against COVID-19” on the Upper West Side amid the coronavirus pandemic on March 30, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Johnson & Johnson privately asked Covid-19 vaccine rivals Pfizer and Moderna to join a study looking into […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, April 15

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to pop on strong earnings reports Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE 2. Covid stimulus checks could really boost retail sales People shop, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, […]

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Daily U.S. data on April 14

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vial and box seen at a vaccination site. Doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being administered throughout the state of Florida despite a small number of patients who have experienced adverse reactions, including blood clots. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data […]

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Scott Gottlieb cautions against overreaction

Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Tuesday that people should be “cautious not to overinterpret” the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to temporarily halt use of Johnson & Johnson‘s coronavirus vaccine. “Let’s start with what the FDA didn’t do,” Gottlieb, the former FDA commissioner and current member of Pfizer‘s board of directors, said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, April 12

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to fall after record closings for Dow and S&P 500 Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi speaks at a product launch event in San Francisco, […]

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