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Holiday earnings forecasts have been lumps of coal so far, and here come the biggest ones

Holiday earnings forecasts are disappointing investors so far, and the biggest boxes under Wall Street’s tree are coming this week. So far in earnings season, a dozen S&P 500 SPX, -0.11% companies have issued earnings guidance, and eight of them have come in lighter than expected. Investors have punished those companies — such as Intel […]

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Can my employer make me get vaccinated?

Major American companies including Disney, Google and Netflix are asking their employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination as the delta variant spreads across the U.S. This begs the question, can my employer make me get vaccinated? The short answer is: yes. And here’s why. The government-run U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has stated that it […]

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Microsoft, Google and other U.S. companies ask employees to get vaccinated before returning to work

With the recent rise of the Delta variant, many major American companies are now requiring full-time employees to get vaccinated before returning to the office. In the past few weeks, more companies have announced plans to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for employees who are working at in-person offices. Cases for the novel coronavirus continue to rise […]

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Silicon Valley is hardening line on returning to work — it’s fully vaccinated or bust

Silicon Valley is rebooting its back-to-work plans, with stricter rules that require full vaccination, as well as pushing back the timeline for reopening or shutting down offices. In the process, the industry could influence other U.S. employers coping with a renewed spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations caused by the delta variant of the coronavirus. […]

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Opinion: Big Tech is headed for its biggest year yet, and it isn’t even close

If government regulators around the world thought Big Tech was too big last year, 2021 has not changed their mind. Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, -0.23% GOOG, +0.12%, Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.84%, Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.46%, Facebook Inc. FB, -4.01% and Microsoft Corp. MSFT, +0.10% experienced an unprecedented first half of the year financially, with $650 billion […]

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