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Peloton Shows Signs of Life

You know what they say about getting back on the bike after a headlong fall. Peloton, the poster child for pandemic boom-and-bust companies, announced Wednesday it has managed to rein in its losses and grow its cash flow, beating Wall…

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Tesla’s Moving Out of Malls…And Into Their Parking Lots

America’s many semi-vacant shopping malls may soon be home to just an Auntie Anne’s, a Cheesecake Factory…and maybe a few tumbleweeds blowing around. Tesla, whose slick showrooms are a staple in luxury shopping centers, plans to shutter most of its…

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England Welcomes Back Jabbed American And EU Tourists Starting Monday

They won’t roll out the royal carpet for you (that’s reserved for a select few), but Buckingham Palace is yours to explore once more. Beginning this coming Monday, fully-vaccinated Americans and European tourists are welcome to enter and roam around…

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General Electric’s Revival Hangs on Nascent, But Tricky, Aerospace Business

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Jet engines are making a comeback, and just in time to propel General Electric out of the funk it’s been stuck in since before the pandemic. The multinational giant, beleaguered for years by corporate missteps and now enduring a turnaround…

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Evictions Are About to Resume in NYC…With 500,000 Households In Rent Arrears

How time flies. It’s been sixteen months since a U.S. federal moratorium on evictions started during the pandemic. Now only three days remain until it ends. States are on various timelines for lifting their own moratoriums, with New York’s expiring…

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Aon And Willis Towers Watson Call Off $30 Billion Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice is objecting to corporate marriages like a scorned ex-lover in a sappy rom-com taking the “speak now or forever hold your peace” prompt at a wedding as a personal directive. Case in point — insurance…

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After Covid, BioNTech Has Its Sights Set on Malaria

BioNTech entered 2020 as a well-respected — if a bit under-the-radar — biotech company. A little more than a year later, the firm is world-famous for creating one of the most successful coronavirus vaccines, its shares are up 150%, and…

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Big U.S. Banks Are Going All Out on Loans to the Wealthy

The powerful lending businesses at top U.S. banks are dishing out loans to some of the wealthiest Americans, who are purchasing second (or fifth) homes, making big investments, and even doing some clever tax accounting. New data shows that loans…

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Universal Music Cuts Licensing Deal With Video-Sharing Social App Lomotif

After wasting much of the internet age losing a never-ending game of Whack-A-Mole against copyright infringers, Universal Music is dropping the walls around its vault of music — and getting paid to do so. This week, Universal struck a licensing…

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Startup Says Iron Pellets Are Behind Its Renewable Battery Breakthrough

You’ve heard of iron deficiency, well how about iron efficiency. A Boston area startup said Thursday it has built a low-cost battery powered by iron pellets which, in concert with other renewables, could carry America’s power grid to a carbon-free…

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Biogen Defends Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug as FDA Calls for Probe

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Biogen’s new — and controversial — Alzheimer’s drug, Adhulem, made a modest $2 million in revenue in the first several weeks after its approval on June 7th, the company announced Thursday. Biogen also surprised many by launching a defiant PR…

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