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Domino's quarterly profit misses on higher COVID-19 costs

Domino's quarterly profit misses on higher COVID-19 costs

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: October 8th, 2020
Domino’s Pizza Inc reported a smaller-than-expected profit on Thursday as high pandemic-related costs and staff bonuses offset a jump in demand for pizzas during the coronavirus crisis, sending the company’s shares down about 8%.
No reset, no bottom for GE yet: J.P. Morgan

No reset, no bottom for GE yet: J.P. Morgan

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 31st, 2020
General Electric Co (GE.N) shares are now worth less than $5 each, analysts from J.P. Morgan said on Monday, valuing the U.S. conglomerate at less than $44 billion and predicting it is yet to reach a turning point in efforts to reboot its businesses.
Moderna shares jump on $1.5 billion U.S. contract for COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna shares jump on $1.5 billion U.S. contract for COVID-19 vaccine

By: Manas Mishra
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: August 12th, 2020
Shares of Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) rose more than 5% on Wednesday after analysts said a $1.5 billion coronavirus vaccine supply agreement with the U.S. government could lead to similar deals with other countries.
The stock market is this close to setting another record -- the shortest bear market in history

The stock market is this close to setting another record -- the shortest bear market in history

By: Anneken Tappe
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: August 11th, 2020
The S&P 500 (SPX) could finish Tuesday at a new record high -- its first since the pandemic hit and exceeding its all-time high from February. That would mean it took Wall Street less than five months to go from nadir to new record, and the 2020 bear market would be the shortest in history.
Burger chain Shake Shack posts bigger-than-expected loss, shares fall

Burger chain Shake Shack posts bigger-than-expected loss, shares fall

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 30th, 2020
Shake Shack Inc (SHAK.N) posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Thursday as the burger chain temporarily shut some restaurants and cut working hours due to coronavirus-led lockdowns and civil unrest that gripped several U.S. cities.
McDonald's global sales suffer as COVID-19 lockdowns limit operations

McDonald's global sales suffer as COVID-19 lockdowns limit operations

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 28th, 2020
McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected drop in global same-store sales and missed profit expectations, as its restaurants were shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, limiting operations to only drive-thru and delivery.
Moderna loses challenge to Arbutus patent on vaccine technology

Moderna loses challenge to Arbutus patent on vaccine technology

By: Jan Wolfe
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 23rd, 2020
Shares of Moderna Inc fell nearly 10% after it lost a bid to invalidate a U.S. patent owned by Arbutus Biopharma that poses a potential obstacle to Moderna’s efforts to develop next-generation vaccines, including a coronavirus vaccine.
Early data from Moderna's coronavirus vaccine sparks Wall Street hopes

Early data from Moderna's coronavirus vaccine sparks Wall Street hopes

By: Manas Mishra
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: July 15th, 2020
Moderna Inc’s (MRNA.O) shares rose 17% on Wednesday after a small-scale study showed its experimental COVID-19 vaccine produced high levels of virus-killing antibodies, bolstering hopes the shot could prove effective in later stages of testing.
Here's the Defining Characteristic of Home Depot's Success

Here's the Defining Characteristic of Home Depot's Success

By: Neil Patel
Source: Motley Fool
Date of Publication: June 17th, 2020
The home improvement retailer's competitive advantage has nothing to do with numbers. Oftentimes, the strongest competitive advantages we see in the world of business are built from intangible assets. These are characteristics that may not seem obvious at first, but that can seriously impact a company's long-term success. This is the case for Home Depot (NYSE:HD), which has a robust organizational culture that has played a key role in the stock's sevenfold rise over the past decade.
Exxon Mobil Stock Is on the Way Back, but It Will Take Some Time

Exxon Mobil Stock Is on the Way Back, but It Will Take Some Time

By: Ian Bezek
Source: Yahoo Finance
Date of Publication: June 19th, 2020
After an awful start to 2020, oil is finally showing some spark, which is just what they need over at ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM). Now sure, Exxon Mobil stock is till down 32% year-to-date, but crude oil prices have recovered from their bizarre run below $0, and hit $40 per barrel recently.