In this article BIIB A pedestrian walks past Biogen Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Biogen‘s pricy new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, could cost Medicare billions of dollars a year, according to an analysis published Thursday by the non-profit Kaiser Family Foundation. The Food and
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Most people want to forget this part of the 1970s. But inflation is back, and investor Peter Boockvar predicts it will be the most widespread in decades. “Monetary policy … is right now impotent in its ability to stimulate economic activity,” the Bleakley Advisory Group chief investment officer told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. Boockvar
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SELINSGROVE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES – 2021/01/27: A woman walks past the GameStop store inside the Susquehanna Valley Mall. An online group sent share prices of GameStop (GME) and AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) soaring in an attempt to squeeze short sellers. Photo by Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GameStop sales rose 25% in the
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In this article WFC CLNE RIDE The Lordstown Motors Corp. Endurance electric pickup truck sits on stage during an unveiling event in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Matthew Hatcher | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Clean Energy Fuels — Shares of Clean Energy Fuels
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Shoppers wear protective masks inside the Glendale Galleria shopping mall in Glendale, California, on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images One of the country’s largest retail trade groups, the National Retail Federation, boosted the industry’s outlook for the year on Wednesday, saying it anticipates “the fastest growth that we’ve seen
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway made a $500 million investment in the parent company of Nubank, a privately held digital bank based in Brazil, the South American company announced on Tuesday. Nubank, which was
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Kevin Aluwi and William Tanuwijaya recently made Indonesian history. As founding members of GoTo Group, the 30-somethings are responsible for creating Indonesia’s newest and most valuable tech company after merging their ride-hailing and e-commerce start-ups in the country’s biggest-ever business deal. The combined entity contributes 2% to Indonesia’s GDP via its various business lines including
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill on March 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Susan Walsh | Pool | Getty Images U.S. health officials are scrambling to get more Americans
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Uwe Krejci | DigitalVision | Getty Images The IRS on Monday announced it has started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who may be eligible for the expanded child tax credit and monthly payments set to begin in July. The maximum enhanced credit, which was established by the American Rescue Plan in
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BTIG’s Julian Emanuel believes the Reddit frenzy will play a major role in a deep market sell-off this summer. On CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Monday, Emanuel compared the current backdrop to late January when the mania was firing on all cylinders. Weeks later, wild swings pressured the major indexes as retail investors took profits. “We all
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In this article BIIB Dementia expert Dr. Jason Karlawish told CNBC he’s skeptical of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Biogen‘s Alzheimer’s disease drug, Aduhelm, saying “the evidence to approve the drug wasn’t sufficient.” “Another study is needed to establish whether this drug, in fact, is effective. Unfortunately, the FDA approved the drug for
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