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Richard Besser, who served as acting director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under former President Barack Obama, said the U.S. is better off continuing to focus on getting patients both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine despite the slow rollout. On CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith,” Besser agreed with comments made earlier
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The stock market’s Reddit-fueled trading frenzy could lead to undesirable outcomes for even the most successful of retail investors, behavioral finance analyst Dan Egan told CNBC’s “ETF Edge” this week. People seeking connection online during the pandemic and the rise of commission-free trading have given way to a speculative boom that raises concerns about retail
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Source: Clover Health Shares of Clover Health fell more than 8% on Thursday following a critical report from short-seller Hindenburg Research claiming the company is under an active investigation by the Department of Justice that it has not disclosed to investors. CNBC has not independently verified the claims. Clover declined to comment, but said it
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Rick Gates, senior vice president of pharmacy and healthcare at Walgreens, assured CNBC that the company will safely and efficiently administer Covid vaccines. “We’ll make sure our health care professionals are there to give them the vaccine and monitor them appropriately,” Gates said Tuesday evening on “The News with Shepard Smith.” “No, it’s not going
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Andy Jassy, Amazon AWS  Source: CNBC Andy Jassy has spent the past 15 years converting Amazon from an e-commerce giant into a highly profitable technology company, creating and then dominating the cloud infrastructure market. Now, he’s about to take center stage as CEO of the third-most valuable U.S. company after Apple and Microsoft. Amazon said
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Amazon HQ2 rendering showing the Helix, which includes work space, will also be open to the public select weekends every month. Courtesy: NBBJ Amazon on Tuesday unveiled the latest look at its second headquarters in Northern Virginia. The standout feature of the design proposal for HQ2 includes a unique structure, dubbed “The Helix.” Amazon described
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“Loony lies and conspiracy theories are cancer for the Republican Party and our country,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday after questions about Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga. “Somebody who’s suggested that perhaps no airplane hit the Pentagon on 9/11, that horrifying school shootings were pre-staged, and that the Clintons crashed JFK Jr.’s airplane
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Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana suggested that the Covid relief figure should not be “foreordained” and should be based on data, moments after his meeting with President Joe Biden.   “If we’re driven by data, we’ll come to the right figure,” said Cassidy to CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” during a Monday evening interview.
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A vehicle passes an Exxon Mobil Corp. gas station in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEOs of Chevron and ExxonMobil last year discussed the possibility of merging the two companies, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing unnamed people familiar with the talks. The
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The Robinhood application on a smartphone. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Online broker Robinhood said that it put temporary buying restrictions on a small number of securities because central Wall Street clearinghouse-mandated deposit requirements for equities increased tenfold. The decision by Robinhood, a free-trading pioneer and app that’s popular among small investors, drew scrutiny
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