Foot Locker, Hibbett Score With Back-to-School Spending
The sporting-goods retailers logged strong autumn sales, but are wary about how pandemic restrictions might affect the holiday shopping season.
Pfizer to Seek Authorization of Covid-19 Vaccine
Pfizer says it will ask the FDA on Friday to clear the company's Covid-19 vaccine, a rapid advance in the vaccine's development expected to pave the way for distribution in December.
WHO Recommends Against Use of Gilead Covid-19 Drug Remdesivir
The World Health Organization said there isn't evidence that the antiviral drug reduces deaths or recovery times for patients suffering from the coronavirus.
Roblox Files IPO Amid Surge in Videogame Spending
Videogame company Roblox has filed to go public at a time when the pandemic has supercharged demand for online gaming.
ESG Insights - Positive Results for Vaccine Developers
This week, The Wall Street Journal's ESG research analysts looked at the coronavirus vaccine, waste-paper recycling, a North Sea electricity highway, plant-based foods and more.
Regal Cinemas Owner in Talks for Rescue Package to Weather Theater Shutdowns
Regal Entertainment Group owner Cineworld Group is in talks with investors for financial lifelines after months of empty theaters in the U.S. and U.K. during the coronavirus pandemic, according to people familiar with the matter.
Scooter Startup Lime Projects Year of Positive Ebitda as Riders Return
Lime's CEO says the electric scooter rental company sees a resurgence in users after a steep drop in the spring. Its improvement could be a hopeful sign for the sector.
Oil Giant Aramco's Strong Stock Is a Mirage
The best-performing big oil stock this year is one roundly rejected by global investors: Saudi Aramco. Most of the credit belongs with its shareholders rather than its management.
Think Tank Urges Financial Sector Action on Cyber Threats
Despite decades of heavy investment in cybersecurity, the global financial system remains vulnerable to cyberattack because banks and regulators fail to coordinate their activities, a report from a leading think tank said Wednesday.
Tyson Suspends Managers After Lawsuit Claims They Bet on Covid-19 Infections
Tyson Foods said it suspended managers at an Iowa pork plant following allegations that some wagered on the number of workers who would become infected with Covid-19, as the pandemic roiled the meat industry last spring.
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