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Strategists say two factors are helping give legs to the global stock market’s Monday morning surge – bullishness about China and the view that central banks will backstop markets. A front page editorial in state-owned China Securities Journal is getting credit for fueling a strong rally in Chinese markets overnight that spread to global equities.
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: McDonald’s (MCD) – McDonald’s halted further reopenings of dine-in service at its restaurants, postponing them by three weeks due to a rise in Covid-19 cases. Restaurants, where dine-in service had already resumed, will be allowed to continue offering it if their local jurisdictions
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A worker wearing a protective mask and gloves assembles face shields at the Cartamundi-owned Hasbro manufacturing facility in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, April 29, 2020. The factory is making 50,000 face shields per week for hospitals in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, Governor Charlie Baker said. Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg via Getty Images As the economy moves
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Micron Technology’s hard drive for data center customers is presented at a product launch event in San Francisco, October 24, 2019. Stephen Nellis | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Micron — Micron traded more than 6% higher after the chip manufacturer posted better-than-expected results for the previous quarter. The company posted an
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Shoppers ascend and descend escalators at the King of Prussia Mall, owned by Simon Property Group, United State’s largest retail shopping space, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Micron Technology — The technology company’s stock jumped as much as 6% in extended trading
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Gilead Sciences (GILD) – Gilead set pricing for its remdesivir anti-viral Covid-19 treatment, with developed-world governments paying $390 per dose and privately insured patients being charged $520 per dose. Intercept Pharmaceuticals (ICPT) – The Food and Drug Administration did not approve the company’s
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BlackRock’s global chief investment strategist said after the market’s strong gains, he is more cautious on U.S. stocks into the second half of the year because of risks of fading fiscal stimulus and potential election volatility. BlackRock Investment Institute, in its second half outlook, said it retains equities at neutral, or benchmark weight in portfolios.
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A construction worker walks past new homes under construction by developer KB Home in Valencia, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. KB Home — The home construction company’s stock dipped 13% in extended trading after KB Home released its second-quarter earnings. The company reported
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Carnival – Carnival’s debt rating was cut to “junk” by Standard & Poor’s, which is forecasting continued weak demand for the cruise industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dell Technologies – Dell is exploring options for its $50 billion stake in cloud computing company VMWare, according
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