Stock futures are rising on vaccine, stimulation hopes

US stock futures rose on Wednesday on optimism that the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines and progress towards a deal on a new budget bill strengthens well for the economic recovery. Futures linked to the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.7%, indicating that both benchmarks will move forward […]

Merck helps Johnson & Johnson make their Covid-19 vaccine

Merck MRK 1.04% & Co. helps to produce Johnson & Johnson‘s JNJ -0.02% single dose of Covid-19 vaccine, President Biden plans to announce on Tuesday, as the administration pushes to get the shot to the American public. The president is expected to make the announcement while giving an update on the […]

US stocks slide lower after best one-day rally in months

US equities traded lower on Tuesday, a day after major indices had their best daily gains in months as global bond yields halted their rapid and alarming rise. How does the stock index perform? Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.21% fell 121.93 points, or 0.4%, to 31,413.58. S&P 500 SPX, -0.50% […]

Covid-19 vaccine program in UK deaths, hospital stays

LONDON – New evidence from the UK showed that Covid-19 vaccinations sharply reduced serious illness and death among the elderly after just one dose, strengthening the optimism that successful vaccination programs will return to economic growth this year after a year of extensive lock-in. The real data from the country that […]

Illumina Inc. stock rose on Monday, still underperforming the market

Shares in Illumina Inc. ILMN, + 1.61% rose 1.61% to $ 446.50 on Monday, on what turned out to be an all-positive stock market trading session, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, + 2.38% rose 2.38% to 3,901.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 1.95% rising 1.95% to 31535.51. […]

J&J Covid-19 Head of State Vaccine Dispatch

Trucks with Johnson & Johnson’s recently approved Covid-19 vaccine began rolling out Monday on their way to states and locations that have sought more doses to increase vaccinations. McKesson Corp., which acts as the central distributor of J&J vaccines, works with FedEx and UPS to deliver the doses nationwide. A FedEx […]

Why the stock market bounces back after a brutal week

Spencer Platt / Getty Images Text size The stocks are Bounce Back big time Monday, with big technology and big trips ready for the biggest wins. This is what happens when roses come up after a brutal sales week. Investors can thank two headlines for better tone. First, Johnson & Johnson‘s […]

Futures Rise as Fauci Speaks Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Text size White House Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci AFP via Getty Images Here’s what you need to know to navigate the markets today. • Stocks are set to open Monday morning moderately up. On Sunday night, the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures had risen 119 points, or 0.4%, while the […]

Dow Rose only 104 points because stocks have been hot lately

Text size Stock rose slightly Tuesday and cooled from recent gains. The continued wait for a stimulus package from Congress weighed in on the launch of Covid-19 vaccinations in the UK The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 104.09 points or 0.35% to close the day at 30173.88. The S&P 500 increased […]

Dow broke records because Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine looks ready

Text size The Food and Drug Administration made positive comments about Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine and sent shares at a meeting that saw a new end for Dow. Stocks rose significantly on Wednesday as the Food and Drug Administration said Johnson & Johnson The Covid-19 vaccine looks ready for emergency use. […]

Abbott Laboratories shares fall on Friday, underperforming the market

Shares in Abbott Laboratories ABT, -1.48% dropped 1.48% to $ 119.78 on Friday, on what turned out to be a serious gloomy trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.48% fell 0.48% to 3,811.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.50% falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. […]

Strange 12 months offer investors little guidance for the rest of 2021

Text size A field of flags at the National Mall ahead of Joe Biden’s graduation ceremony in January. Eric Baradat / AFP / Getty Images It is almost impossible to believe that it has been just over a year since the coronavirus hit the global markets. So much has happened and […]

The Canadian Pension Fund’s CEO Mark Machin resigns after UAE vaccine trip

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board accepted the resignation of CEO Mark Machin a day later The Wall Street Journal reported he had traveled to the United Arab Emirates and received a Covid-19 vaccination there. CPPIB, Canada’s largest pension fund and one of the world’s largest institutional investors, said John Graham […]

J&J single-dose Covid-19 vaccine gains supported by FDA advisory panel

Johnson & Johnson‘s JNJ -2.64% A single-dose Covid-19 vaccine worked safely and should be approved for use in the United States. The unanimous vote of the Advisory Committee in support of the vaccine approval is the final step before the US Food and Drug Administration makes a decision, which is expected […]

Biotech Startups will be leveraged as IPOs, SPACs Beckon

Biotechnology startups can increasingly be published on their own terms when investors and blank check companies complain about access to the hottest new pharmaceutical manufacturers. Last year, 65 biotechnologies invested in companies held their first IPOs in the United States and raised $ 11.4 billion, more than double the $ 4.9 […]

As vaccination expands, this may be the “trade of the decade”

When the Brexit trade agreement is finally concluded and COVID-19 vaccine development continues at a rapid pace, British value stocks could be “trade of the decade”. That is the view Research Affiliates founder Rob Arnott, who said the end of the COVID-19 threat was now in sight in the UK, which […]

Square drops, TJX images and the stock market are rising due to vaccine optimism

Text size Stocks increased the following Wednesday Tuesday’s failed sale as one FDA panel said Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine should be granted an emergency use permit. Futures on Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 57 points, or 0.2%, while S&P 500 futures have increased by 0.4% and Nasdaq Composite futures […]