Month: April 2020

Phynart Studio Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, an astounding 53% of the American population felt anxious about personal finances. Undoubtedly, that percentage has grown significantly, with more than 26 million Americans becoming unemployed since then. The statistics are alarming, but it is not time to panic — it’s time to plan. Although many financial plans
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In this photo illustration the American biotechnology company Gilead Sciences logo seen displayed on a smartphone with a computer model of the COVID-19 coronavirus on the background. Budrul Chukrut | SOPA Images | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration has been in “sustained and ongoing” discussions with Gilead Sciences to make antiviral drug remdesivir
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Rajeev Suri, chief executive officer of Nokia Oyj, stands beside a giant screen displaying the Alcatel-Lucent SA logo while speaking to shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Helsinki, Finland, on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Tomi Setala | Bloomberg | Getty Images Nokia Oyj on Thursday reported a 2% fall in first-quarter revenue
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General Electric reported Wednesday a steep declines in first-quarter revenue and earnings as the industrial giant took a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The company posted a total revenue of $20.524 billion, which represents a year-over-year decline of 8%. GE Industrial profits fell 46% year over year to $1.096 billion from $2.017 billion. On an
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Subway CEO John Chidsey on Wednesday defended the company’s franchisees who applied for small business loans to help offset the economic impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.  “We literally have 10,700 franchisees in the U.S., and on average they own two restaurants apiece,” Chidsey said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”  “We are the ultimate mom-and-pop, if
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Tobias Schwarz | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft shares rose 2% in extended trading on Wednesday after the company reported fiscal third-quarter sales growth of 15%, fueled by its cloud business. The company said in a statement that the coronavirus “had minimal net impact on the total company revenue” in the
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