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Virgin Galactic leaders in front of the New York Stock Exchange, from left: CEO George Whitesides, founder Richard Branson and Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya. Virgin Galactic Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya, the chairman of Virgin Galactic who took the company public through a SPAC deal in 2019, sold his remaining personal stake earlier this week, a securities
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The row of two-story tall 3D printer bays at the company’s headquarters. Relativity Space The founders of two private rocket-building companies met today – one, the richest person on Earth; the other, leader of a venture pushing the boundaries of manufacturing. Jeff Bezos stopped by the gleaming new “factory of the future” of Relativity Space
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The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule stand upright on the launchpad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center ahead of the Demo-2 launch. Elon Musk’s SpaceX denounced a subpoena from the Department of Justice for its corporate hiring records, saying in a court filing that the investigation by the federal agency’s Immigrant and Employee
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Chinese tourists wear masks as protection from the pollution outside the Forbidden City during a day of high pollution in Beijing, China. Getty Images Sustainable investing is taking off in Asia-Pacific as institutional investors accelerated their environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments during the coronavirus pandemic last year. ESG investing prioritizes a company’s positive contributions
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Japanese billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa speaks at SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, California.  Michael Sheetz | CNBC Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa announced on Tuesday that he will choose eight members of the public to join him on his trip around the moon, scheduled to fly on SpaceX’s Starship rocket in 2023. “I’m inviting you to join
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Yellow Dog Prod. | Image Bank | Getty Images After a wild final week of a volatile month, it’s becoming increasingly clear that something is spooking investors. That something is the potential for a surge in inflation later this year.  Investors are justifiably concerned that the combination of sustained Fed interest-rate suppression and trillions in
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A sign outside of a facility occupied by TreeHouse Foods in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Kristoffer Tripplaar | SIPA USA | AP Company: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) TreeHouse Foods Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois manufactures consumer packaged food and beverages, including a range of shelf-stable, refrigerated, fresh and frozen products. Its product categories include beverages, salad
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Adam Jeffery | CNBC After experiencing unusually broad market momentum since November, stocks are overdue for a lengthy pause or a correction. Stock picking will matter from here as the economic reopening determines different winners and losers. According to a team of J.P. Morgan strategists, “it wouldn’t be surprising to witness consolidation” given the current
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Carl Icahn at the 6th annual CNBC Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha Conference on September 13, 2016. Heidi Gutman | CNBC Company: Bausch Health Companies Inc. (BHC) Bausch Health Companies Inc, formerly Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, is a Canada-based company that develops, manufactures and markets a range of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, medical devices and over-the-counter
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is now worth $74 billion after it raised more capital last week – and the strong demand for shares means many investors believe the company’s two ambitious projects will drive that valuation even higher. The company’s valuation jumped 60% from its previous capital raise, which was just six months ago. And SpaceX’s
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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S. December 13, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told CNBC on Thursday that there could be parts of the U.S. stock market in which investors should exercise caution. In an
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CEO & Co-Founder Vaynermedia Gary Vaynerchuk speaks at the Brand U Event at Nasdaq MarketSite. Roy Rochlin | Getty Images The newfound influence of Reddit users on the stock market is just a microcosm of what’s to come in the technology era, advertising guru Gary Vaynerchuk told CNBC Wednesday. “You’re seeing the maturity of the internet
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Starship prototype SN9 launches from the company’s development facility in Boca Chica, Texas. SpaceX SpaceX completed another monster equity funding round of $850 million last week, people familiar with the financing told CNBC, sending the company’s valuation skyrocketing to about $74 billion. The company raised the new funds at $419.99 a share, those people said
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Source: AppHarvest Company: AppHarvest Inc. (APPH) The agriculture technology company focuses on building an indoor farm in Appalachia. The company combines agricultural techniques with cutting-edge technology and including access for all to nutritious food, farming and building a homegrown food supply. The company operates a 60-acre controlled environment, agriculture facility in Morehead, Kentucky, which grows
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If anybody on Wall Street is due a victory lap, it’s Daniel Pinto. The head of JPMorgan Chase‘s massive corporate and investment bank is fresh off a year for the record books: Pinto’s business produced $49.3 billion in revenue and $17.1 billion in profit in 2020, more earnings than JPMorgan’s three other divisions combined. But
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Robinhood was sued Monday for wrongful death by the family of Alex Kearns, a 20-year-old customer who took his life last summer after believing he had racked up big losses on the millennial-favored stock trading app. “This case centers on Robinhood’s aggressive tactics and strategy to lure inexperienced and unsophisticated investors, including Alex, to take
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