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In this article WMT A shopper carries a bag outside a Walmart store in San Leandro, California, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart appears to be venturing into the metaverse with plans to create its own cryptocurrency and collection of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs. The big-box retailer
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d3sign Robots want to be your next financial advisor. Not too long ago, that notion may have smacked of sci-fi whimsy — “Star Wars” cyborg C-3PO in a power suit on Wall Street, perhaps. But robots, or so-called “robo-advisors,” may soon manage more than $1 trillion of Americans’ wealth. These aren’t actually tangible robots; they’re
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In this article F Incoming Ford CEO Jim Farley (left) and Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford Jr. pose with a 2021 F-150 during an event Sept. 17, 2020 at the company’s Michigan plant that produces the pickup. Michael Wayland | CNBC DETROIT – Ford Motor Chair Bill Ford has been slowly amassing more shares, and
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A healthcare worker prepares a syringe with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Manhattan in New York City, January 29, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters The Supreme Court ruling that barred the Biden administration’s Covid vaccine mandate for employees of large employers
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A soldier transports a patient at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 30, 2021. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday will announce the deployment of six teams of military medical personnel to overwhelmed hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan and New Mexico,
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Workers transport a shipment of the Cuban Soberana Plus vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be donated by the Cuban government to Syria, at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, on January 7, 2022. YAMIL LAGE | AFP | Getty Images Cuba has vaccinated a greater percentage of its population against Covid-19 than
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International travel is likely to recover soon despite progress being slowed by the omicron variant, according to AirAsia chief executive Tony Fernandes. “I do believe that we’re at the beginning of the end,” he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Monday, noting that the recovery has already begun in earnest. “The good thing is, this time last
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Staff at CSL are working in the lab on November 08, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia, where they will begin manufacturing AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine. Darrian Traynor | Getty Images A researcher in Cyprus has discovered a strain of the coronavirus that combines the delta and omicron variant, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday. Leondios Kostrikis, professor
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A shelf stands empty as customers shop in Columbus, Ohio. Matthew Hatcher | Getty Images News | Getty Images Slashing store hours, temporarily shuttering locations and sending apology letters to customers for long lines and delayed appointments. These are the some of the unusual steps that retailers and restaurants are taking as Covid cases spike
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