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Jim Cramer reveals his 10 investment themes for 2021

Jim Cramer reveals his 10 investment themes for 2021

Wall Street on Monday labored through a tough day to open the new trading year, which prompted CNBC’s Jim Cramer to break down the top investing themes he’ll be watching in 2021. Investors should keep secular trends in mind because they are the best ways to approach a marketwide sell-off, …

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How Walmart plans to take over health care

How Walmart plans to take over health care

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, wants to be your doctor, too. In September 2019 the company known for its “Everyday Low Prices” launched Walmart Health, a primary care clinic, at a store in Dallas, Georgia. The doctor-run clinic, the first of its kind for the big box retailer, offers services …

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Operation Warp Speed chief says distribution ‘should be better’

Operation Warp Speed chief says distribution 'should be better'

The United States will not inoculate as many people against the coronavirus by the end of the year as federal officials originally estimated, President Donald Trump’s Covid-19 vaccine czar said Wednesday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest count, more than 11.4 million doses of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s …

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on nursing home rollout

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on nursing home rollout

West Virginia is on track to administer Covid-19 vaccines at all of its long-term care facilities by the end of this year, Republican Gov. Jim Justice told CNBC on Tuesday. It would mark a significant milestone in West Virginia’s efforts to dampen the impact of the coronavirus. Despite making up …

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Covid vaccinations ‘won’t be chaos,’ assures Walgreens executive

Covid vaccinations ‘won’t be chaos,’ assures Walgreens executive

Rick Gates, senior vice president of pharmacy and healthcare at Walgreens, told CNBC that getting vaccines to the general public “won’t be chaos” as the FDA authorized Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use and set plans in motion to get states nearly 6 million doses by early next week.    “What you’re going to see, is we’re going …

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CVS Health, Walgreens start inoculations at nursing homes

CVS Health, Walgreens start inoculations at nursing homes

A healthcare worker at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center receives COVID-19 a vaccination on December 16, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. The first rounds of Pfizer’s vaccine were administered in Oregon on Wednesday. Nathan Howard | Getty Images For nursing homes across the country, the coronavirus pandemic has been especially …

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This is the time to speculate

This is the time to speculate

With a Covid-19 vaccine use authorization from U.S. drug regulators imminent, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday the time is ripe to take on some risk in the market. “If you want to speculate, this is the time to do it, just speculate wisely,” the “Mad Money” host said. “You’ve got …

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Kroger prepared to start distribution, says CEO

Kroger prepared to start distribution, says CEO

Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen on Thursday expressed confidence about the distribution of coronavirus vaccines at its pharmacies, telling CNBC the grocer was “ready and anxious to get started.” “We’re definitely prepared,” he said on “Closing Bell,” adding the company has been coordinating with the federal government and states for weeks. …

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Regeneron to provide 300,000 doses of Covid treatment for U.S. by early January, CEO says

Regeneron to provide 300,000 doses of Covid treatment for U.S. by early January, CEO says

Regeneron will provide the U.S. with 300,000 doses of its newly authorized Covid-19 antibody treatment by early January, the company’s CEO, Dr. Leonard Schleifer, said Monday. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted an emergency use authorization for the company’s antibody treatment, called REGN-COV2. The experimental therapy was given to President Donald Trump when he contracted …

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GoodRx co-CEO says Amazon Pharmacy not a competitor

GoodRx co-CEO says Amazon Pharmacy not a competitor

Doug Hirsch, Co-Founder and C0-CEO of GoodRx. Heidi Petty | CNBC Shares of GoodRx, a company that finds users prescription drugs at a discount, plunged this week after Amazon announced online prescription fulfillment, but GoodRx co-CEO Doug Hirsch said investors’ fear was misguided: the two companies are “complementary,” not competitors. …

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Tesla, Walgreens, DraftKings, Square and more

Tesla, Walgreens, DraftKings, Square and more

CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk reacts following the company’s initial public offering at the NASDAQ market in New York June 29, 2010 Brendan McDermid | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Tesla — Tesla shares rallied 8.2% after S&P Dow Jones Indices said it would …

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Free prescription delivery for Prime members

Free prescription delivery for Prime members

Amazon is entering the pharmacy business with a new offering called Amazon Pharmacy, allowing customers in the United States to order prescription medications for home delivery, including free delivery for Amazon Prime members. Amazon has been quietly building out its pharmacy offering for several years after ramping up internal discussions …

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GoodRx stock plunges after Amazon announces push into pharmacy

GoodRx stock plunges after Amazon announces push into pharmacy

GoodRx signage on the outside of the Nasdaq on the day of its IPO, September 23, 2020. Source: GoodRx Shares of GoodRx, a company that finds users prescription drugs at a discount, plunged 14% Tuesday after Amazon announced its biggest move yet into the pharmacy space. The e-commerce giant revealed Amazon …

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Jim Cramer’s 5 stock plays for the vaccine distribution pipeline

Jim Cramer's 5 stock plays for the vaccine distribution pipeline

After Wall Street welcomed more positive data from a biotech firm working on a coronavirus vaccine Monday, CNBC’s Jim Cramer turned his attention to investment opportunities linked to the vaccine distribution pipeline. “Now that the vaccine developers are approaching the finishing line, distributing this thing is priority number one,” the …

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