Tag: Vaccinations

‘Buckle your seatbelts’ because earnings will start to disappoint, long-term bull Art Hogan warns

Earnings season may turn an ugly corner. Long-term bull Art Hogan warns a storm of disappointing corporate guidance and missed revenue targets is ahead. “Buckle your seatbelts,” the National Securities’ chief market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Friday. “This will be the first time in the cycle you’re actually going to hear more companies […]

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U.S. officials keep close watch on the ‘delta plus’ Covid mutation as it spreads in the U.K.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on May 11, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Pool | Reuters U.S. health officials are keeping a close eye on an emerging Covid-19 subvariant, dubbed “delta plus,” that […]

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Saudi Arabia eases Covid precautionary measures

Saudi Arabia has started easing precautionary measures against Covid-19 as the country has witnessed a reduction in fresh cases. The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) announced the operation of all airports at full capacity, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Meanwhile, the kingdom will continue to monitor the immunisation status of travellers, reports Xinhua news […]

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FDA panel unanimously recommends Moderna Covid booster shots for at-risk adults

A key Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on Thursday unanimously recommended giving booster shots of Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine to people ages 65 and older and other vulnerable Americans. The vote was a crucial step before the U.S. can start administering third shots to some of the more than 69 million people who originally received […]

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U.S. defends expulsion of undocumented migrants under health policy, even as it eases border restrictions for travelers with visas

Migrants expelled from the U.S. and sent back to Mexico under Title 42, walk towards Mexico at the Paso del Norte International border bridge, in this picture taken from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico October 1, 2021. Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters The Biden administration on Wednesday defended its use of a Trump-era health law to deport […]

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Tech weakness is a major buying opportunity for investors: Invesco

Investors may want to hit the buy button the next time technology stocks sell off. Invesco’s Kristina Hooper contends the group is playing a crucial role in corporate America’s desire to boost productivity. “Technology over the longer term is going to benefit from increased corporate spending,” the firm’s chief global market strategist told CNBC’s “Trading […]

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Market is unprepared for the inflation fallout, Wharton’s Jeremy Siegel warns

Wall Street may be on the verge of an uncharacteristically painful quarter. Wharton finance professor Jeremy Siegel, who’s known for his positive market forecasts, is sounding the alarm on the market’s ability to cope with inflation. “We’re headed for some trouble ahead,” he told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Friday. “Inflation, in general, is going to […]

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Facing Covid vaccine mandates, some students withdraw from college

For some college students, the Covid vaccine is a price they are not willing to pay for a degree. Justin Mishler, a 29-year-old junior at Northern Illinois University, is one of them. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Mishler enrolled in the state school in 2016 through the GI Bill, which helps cover the […]

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Fauci says FDA will review Merck’s new Covid treatment ‘as quickly as they possibly can’

White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that the Food and Drug Administration will review data on Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics’ new Covid oral antiviral “as quickly as they possibly can” in hopes of issuing an emergency use authorization. The companies said their antiviral treatment, molnupiravir, reduced the risk of hospitalization or […]

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Singapore is seeing daily record Covid cases. Here’s why it may not be a bad thing

People walk at a pedestrian crossing along the Orchard Road shopping district in Singapore on September 7, 2021. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Authorities in Singapore have tightened Covid measures as infections in the country rise to fresh record highs — but two health experts told CNBC they are not terribly […]

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