Mike covers the financial, utilities and biotechnology sectors for Street Register. He has been writing about investment and personal finance topics for almost 12 years. Mike has an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.
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U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to 19-month low -Breaking

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: A line forms outside of the newly opened career center in Louisville for appointments in person, U.S.A. April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Amira Kazoud WASHINGTON (Reuters] – Last week saw a decline in Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits. It is pointing towards a tightening labor marketplace, although a shortfall of workers might keep […]

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Velodyne Lidar founder plans to nominate directors next year -letter -Breaking

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A Velodyne LIDAR unit can be seen in Camello, an autonomous robot that delivers groceries, which was launched in Singapore on April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su By Svea Herbst-Bayliss (Reuters) – Velodyne Lidar founder and largest shareholder, on Thursday, warned that he will nominate two directors for the board of […]

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Jobless claims fall again as enhanced pandemic benefits fade away

Last week’s weekly jobless claims fell to a new low during the pandemic. This was due to the removal of enhanced benefits, which resulted in fewer people being placed on the unemployment rolls. The Labor Department reports that the number of first-time applications for unemployment insurance was 290,000. This is a decrease of 6,000 over […]

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Splinterlands Debuts Scalper Protection With New Card Release -Breaking

Splinterlands Introduces New Scalper Protection Card Splinterlands has become the most played blockchain game. The card game is play-to earn, which allows you to make real money playing it. Splinterlands has just released the Chaos Legion expansion pack cards. This is to continue the growth of their ecosystem. Splinterlands recently introduced the VOUCHER bot protection […]

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Biden’s support fading fast, as CNBC survey finds concerns on the economy, Covid and inflation

President Joe Biden’CNBC All-America Economic Survey showed that President Obama’s approval rating fell to an all-time low. Americans were less impressed with him as an economic leader, and lost confidence in his handling the coronavirus. As a result, they became increasingly worried about rising inflation and shortages of supplies. While 41% support Biden’s presidential handling, […]

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AT&T, IBM, Crocs, Blackstone & more

Crocs Store in New York City Michael Brochstein | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Take a look at the top companies that made headlines long before the bell rang. AT&T (T) – AT&T rose 1.5% in premarket trading, after the company beat estimates by 9 cents with an adjusted quarterly profit of 87 […]

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Goldman Sachs, Freshfields working on possible Porsche IPO -manager magazin -Breaking

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: Porsche’s logo can be seen at a Porsche dealership, during the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic in Brussels on May 28, 2020. REUTERS/Yves Herman FRANKFURT, (Reuters) – Investment bank Goldman Sachs and law firm Freshfields have been working with advisors on a potential listing of Volkswagen’s Porsche AG luxury unit (DE:), manager magazin reported […]

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Erdogan says Turkey will recoup money paid to U.S. for F-35 jets -Breaking

© Reuters. Turkish President Recep Tyyip Erdogan addresses a news conference in Abuja with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde ISTANBUL, Reuters – President Tayyip Erdogan stated that he believes Turkey and the United States can make progress in negotiations for F-16 fighter plane sales and Ankara will recoup the $1.4 […]

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EU drug regulator to announce results of Moderna booster shot review next week -Breaking

© Reuters. FILEPHOTO: A Moderna COVID-19-vaccination is seen in a clinic near Aschaffenburg as coronavirus continues to spread. This was on January 15, 2021. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach LONDON (Reuters), -The European Union Drug Regulator expects to publish the results of its investigation of Moderna (NASDAQ)’s COVID-19 booster vaccination and begin a rolling review next week of […]

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BlackRock opposed re-election of 800 company directors in Q3

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – The BlackRock logo can be seen outside its New York City offices on October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid By Simon Jessop LONDON (Reuters] -BlackRock, world’s largest asset manager, announced on Thursday that it had voted against more than 800 directors of companies during an Asia-dominated quarter of annual general meetings. […]