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Rendering of a United Launch Alliance’ Atlas V rocket carrying Amazon satellites. ULA/Amazon Amazon is preparing to send its first Project Kuiper internet satellites into orbit, with Jeff Bezos‘ company announcing on Monday that it signed a contract with United Launch Alliance for nine launches. ULA, a joint venture of Boeing and Lockheed Martin, will
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Friends spending the weekend in the shopping mall martin-dm | E+ | Getty Images Company: Genesco Inc. (GCO) Business: Genesco is a retailer and wholesaler of branded footwear, apparel and accessories that operates through four business segments: (i) Journeys Group, comprised of retail footwear chains and e-commerce operations; (ii) Schuh Group, which includes the Schuh
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James Gorman, chairman and chief executive officer of Morgan Stanley, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Beijing, China, on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Morgan Stanley is set to report first-quarter earnings before the opening bell on Friday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $1.70 a share, 68%
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Jane Fraser speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg via Getty Images Citigroup on Thursday posted results that beat analysts’ estimates for first-quarter profit with strong investment banking revenue and a bigger-than-expected release of loan-loss reserves. The firm also said it
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From the moment he arrived at the federal prison complex in Butner, North Carolina, on July 14, 2009, until his death Wednesday, Bernard Madoff was more than just inmate No. 61727054. Fellow inmates reportedly sought him out for financial advice. Academics, attorneys and journalists clamored for his insights on the epic fraud he carried out.
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Billionaire bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz said Wednesday that the cryptocurrency industry remains in its early days, as he predicted the wealth it generates will continue to proliferate in the years ahead. “Right now, total crypto wealth is roughly $2 trillion, so that’s one half of 1% of all wealth,” Novogratz said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”
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In this article ARKK Ark Invest’s Cathie Wood said digital wallets and genomics are the next two biggest disruptive trends after Tesla and electric vehicles. “We’re very excited about digital wallets,” Wood said on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” on Tuesday. “We really think that these digital wallets and two-sided market places, merchants and
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An artist’s rendering of a DRACO spacecraft. DARPA The Pentagon’s research and development arm on Monday awarded a trio of companies with contracts to build and demonstrate a nuclear-based propulsion system on a spacecraft in orbit by 2025. General Atomics, Lockheed Martin and Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin won the Defense Advanced Research Projects
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The view from Northrop Grumman’s MEV-2 spacecraft as it approached to dock with Intelsat satellite IS-1002. Intelsat Two aerospace firms accomplished an industry first on Monday, as a small Northrop Grumman spacecraft docked successfully with an active Intelsat satellite to provide service and extend its life. Intelsat’s IS-1002 satellite is nearly 18 years old, and
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Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel said Thursday he expects the stock market’s rally will persist at least throughout this year. However, he told CNBC that investors will have to be cautious once the Federal Reserve adjusts its highly accommodative monetary policies. “It isn’t until the Fed leans really hard then you have to worry. I mean,
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An illustration of the SpaceMobile satellite constellation. AST SpaceMobile Shares of satellite-to-smartphone broadband company AST SpaceMobile began trading on the Nasdaq on Wednesday, with the company the first among a flurry of recent space companies to close its SPAC deal. AST SpaceMobile trades under the ticker ASTS, with shares previously listed under the SPAC New
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Larry Connor The Connor Group Larry Connor, the leader of eponymous Ohio-based real estate firm The Connor Group, earlier this year signed on to fly to the International Space Station. But first, before beginning his astronaut training, Connor will dive to the bottom of the ocean. Connor is partnering with deep sea specialist EYOS Expeditions
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SpaceX president and COO Gwynne Shotwell wants what SpaceX is doing to “reinvigorate the industry,” while also getting “young children thinking about being in the space industry again.” Kimberly White | Vanity Fair | Getty Images SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell does not think the company will add “tiered pricing” for its direct-to-consumer Starlink satellite internet
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