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Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn on 3 most concerning existential risks

Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn on 3 most concerning existential risks

Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn Center for the Study of Existential Risk LONDON – Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn has identified what he believes are the three biggest threats to humanity’s existence this century. While the climate emergency and the coronavirus pandemic are seen as issues that require urgent global solutions, Tallinn …

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‘The upside could be enormous’

'The upside could be enormous'

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday reacted to rumors that Apple could be laying day a path to get into the car business, saying Apple stock should be owned simply for its existing catalog of technology products. “An electric vehicle merely gives you one more reason to own Apple, not trade …

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‘As long as we have doubters, we can rally’

'As long as we have doubters, we can rally'

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday said the stock market is full of pessimism, creating an opportune moment for investors. “Fairly or unfairly, this is a great moment for the stock market,” the “Mad Money” host said. “The promised land is right there. We’ve still got to get through the worst …

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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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Cramer crowns Azek stock a ‘top idea for 2021’

5 things to know before the stock market opens November 25, 2020

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday pitched Azek stock as a “top idea for 2021,” citing the state of the home reconstruction market and growing interest in alternative building materials. Azek a week ago posted a better-than-expected quarterly report and shares sold off anyway, declining nearly 4% over two days. Cramer …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens December 10, 2020

Here’s the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stocks set to open lower after Wednesday’s drop from record highs U.S. stock futures pointed to a lower open, with investors watching Thursday’s FDA meeting on Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine and continued talks in …

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Beware of Covid vaccine scams. Don’t get a fake one

Beware of Covid vaccine scams. Don't get a fake one

Woman holds vials labelled “COVID-19 Coronavirus Vaccine” over dry ice in this illustration taken, December 5, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Illustration | Reuters “I can’t produce enough for the masses,” Johnny T. Stine wrote on Facebook in May, “but in 18 months, when the virus is long gone, everyone will …

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Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook to remove misinformation about Covid vaccines

Facebook’s logo displayed on a phone screen and keyboard. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook said Thursday it will start removing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines as countries around the world prepare to start rolling them out. Facebook’s policy has been to remove false claims about Covid-19 that it …

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Democrat on House antitrust panel sets sights on Big Pharma

Democrat on House antitrust panel sets sights on Big Pharma

After wrapping up a more than year-long investigation into Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, a top Democrat on the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust has his sights set on a new industry: Big Pharma. Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., vice chairman of the subcommittee, is calling for a hearing to probe …

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Stock moves mark end of ‘tyranny of the index funds’

Stock moves mark end of 'tyranny of the index funds'

After a down day for stocks in Wednesday’s session, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said the market is giving investors a chance to buy individual stocks now that Wall Street has broken away from the “tyranny of the index funds.” “There’s been a move to own individual stocks led by younger, often …

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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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Tech investments drove record loan volume in Q3

Tech investments drove record loan volume in Q3

Rocket Companies CEO Jay Farner in an appearance on CNBC on Wednesday credited the mortgage lender’s investments in technology for its record quarter it reported the day prior. The Detroit-based company, which began trading on the public market in August, posted triple-digit loan volume in the third quarter amid a …

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