Month: September 2021

In this article WRBY Co-CEOs, Neil Blumenthal & Dave Gilboa of Warby Parker at the NYSE, September 29, 2021. Source: NYSE Warby Parker‘s debut Wednesday set a good precedent for a number of online-first retailers preparing to go public. Warby shares skyrocketed 36% on Wednesday. Founded in 2010, the company started hawking its eyewear online
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Jose Luis Pelaez, Inc. | Getty Images A significant number of harmed investors still aren’t receiving award money after winning disputes with brokers or brokerage firms, a watchdog organization says. When companies mishandle money, investors can fight for compensation through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, an independent, self-regulatory organization that oversees brokers and
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A Social Security Administration office in San Francisco. Getty Images The debt ceiling debate has sparked conversation about whether Social Security payments will still go out on time. However, Congress also faces another deadline with regard to the nation’s largest social insurance program. In just 13 years the trust funds Social Security relies on to
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Very few people self-identify as upper middle class or wealthy — even if, by the numbers, their income or net worth puts them in that category. Only 1% of Americans consider themselves upper class, according to a 2015 Pew survey, and just 6% of those earning $100,000 or more say they fit this category. According
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LONDON — The co-founder and chief medical officer of BioNTech, the German firm which developed a Covid-19 vaccine alongside Pfizer, told CNBC that the world “should not live in fear” of the virus. “Covid will become manageable. It already has started to become manageable” Dr. Ozlem Tureci said in the latest episode of “The CNBC
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Elizabeth Holmes, left, and Steve Jobs CNBC; David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images As the media started comparing Elizabeth Holmes to Steve Jobs, the former Theranos CEO wrote a note to herself that contained three telling words. “Becoming steve jobs -” Holmes wrote on April 2, 2015, according to documents obtained by CNBC.
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Westend61 | Getty Images More than half of restaurant operators surveyed by the National Restaurant Association say that business conditions are worse now than three months ago. The trade group surveyed 4,000 operators between Sept. 7 and Sept. 15 and is using the results to lobby against President Joe Biden’s plan to raise the corporate
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In this article PFE Aidan Mohl, 13, is inoculated with Pfizer’s vaccine by Registered Medical Assistant Melissa Dalton at Dekalb Pediatric Center in Decatur, Georgia, May 11, 2021. Christopher Aluka Berry | Reuters Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Wednesday it is still possible the Food and Drug Administration will approve Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19
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