Saturday, March 6, 2021

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Tech rebound pulls stocks out of a slump and to weekly gain

Wall Street ended sharply higher after a volatile session Friday, with the Nasdaq rebounding at the end of a week that saw it extend losses to about 10 percent from its previous record high. All three main indexes bounced...

Virgin Galactic shares plummet after chairman dumps $213M stake

Virgin Galactic’s stock took a nosedive Friday after chairman Chamath Palihapitiya cashed out his personal stake for about $213 million. Shares in Richard Branson’s space-exploration firm tumbled 21 percent to a low of $23.95 after Palihapitiya, a prominent venture...

Suit Supply ad that looks like an orgy causes Twitter frenzy

Now, this is not “suitable” for work clothes! Super sexy models swapping spit in a lusty menswear ad are making social media do a spit take over a company’s tongue-in-cheek ad. Just short of stripping down to their birthday suits,...

Goldman Sachs reportedly set to make $200M off Texas storm

Traders at Goldman Sachs may reap huge profits from the winter storm last month that left many across Texas and other Southern states without electricity, clean water and heat, Bloomberg News reported Friday. The Wall Street bank could make up to...

Twitter explores ‘undo send’ feature for paying users

Twitter is testing an “undo send” function that would give users a short time to withdraw a tweet before it is posted, the company confirmed Friday. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong, who discovers unannounced social media features by looking...

Parler sues Amazon again over decision to cut off servers

Parler filed a new lawsuit against Amazon over the tech titan’s decision to boot the social network from its servers following January’s Capitol riots. The controversial startup filed the complaint in Washington state court on Tuesday, the same day...

Saks Fifth Avenue owner to split Saks.com into separate business

HBC, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue said Friday it will split the luxury department store’s website into a separate business from its stores after it raised $500 million. The separation allows Saks.com, which has about $1 billion in...

Cryptocurrency trading surged amid Tesla bitcoin buy

Cryptocurrency trading surged to record levels in February as the...

Kanye West ‘very focused’ on Yeezy Gap line, CEO says

Gap’s chief executive says the apparel chain’s partnership with Kanye...

379K jobs added, 6.2 percent unemployment

The US economy added 379,000 jobs in February, far outpacing...
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Man, 35, shot dead outside NYC deli after argument, cops say

A man was gunned down on a Bronx street after an argument and his killers remain at-large, police...
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FBI Finds Contact Between Proud Boys Member and Trump Associate Before Capitol Riot

In court papers, federal prosecutors have said groups of Proud Boys also coordinated travel to Washington and shared lodging near the city, with...

Democrats Want a Stronger Edge in the Senate. Ohio Could Be Crucial.

And few states, in the Midwest or beyond, have the symbolic resonance of Ohio, which for decades served as a political bellwether and...

DeSantis Is Ascendant and Cuomo Is Faltering

That’s left Democrats facing charges of hypocrisy when it comes to Mr. Cuomo, who is now accused of sexually harassing several younger women....

In Georgia, Republicans Take Aim at Role of Black Churches in Elections

The bill that passed the House would limit voting to at most one Sunday in October, but even that would be up to...