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In this article CNC Morsa Images | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Centene Corp. (CNC) Business: Centene operates as a multi-national health-care enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government-subsidized programs, including Medicaid, state children’s health
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Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images A McKinsey partner was arrested Wednesday after being criminally charged with insider trading ahead of Goldman Sachs‘ recent $2.2 billion acquisition of fintech lender GreenSky. Puneet Dikshit, a 40-year-old McKinsey partner, exploited information he gained about his client Goldman Sachs’ pending takeover to buy profitable call options in
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NASA Administrator Bill Nelson speaks at a press briefing at the Kennedy Space Center in advance of the launch of the Boeing Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday delayed its plans to return astronauts to the surface of the moon, announcing
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Prasit photo | Moment | Getty Images Sustainable investing has come into focus as investors direct their cash toward stocks based on so-called ESG factors, but shareholders will need to get involved to create meaningful change at companies. U.S. sustainable funds saw $15.7 billion in net inflows during the third quarter of 2021, according to
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday took comfort in a prediction by Dr. Scott Gottlieb that the pandemic phase of Covid could be over by January. “Dr. Gottlieb basically said the war’s over, and that’s just incredible,” Cramer said. Gottlieb, who had served as FDA chief under former President Donald Trump, is currently a Pfizer board
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In this article BA ASTR AMZN Rocket 3.1 launches from Kodiak, Alaska. Astra / John Kraus A flurry of space companies filed requests with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday for new or expanded broadband networks, asking the regulator for approval of nearly 38,000 total satellites. Amazon, Astra, Boeing, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Hughes Network, OneWeb, SpinLaunch,
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In this article MAXR A close look at the primary mirror of a Worldview Legion satellite during assembly and inspection. Maxar Maxar Technologies‘ stock jumped on Thursday after reporting third-quarter results, with Wall Street analysts welcoming the space company’s progress toward the launch of key satellites next year. The company reported an adjusted EBITDA profit
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Quartr A new start-up is attempting to modernize the investor relations industry to meet the surge of new retail investors. Swedish start-up Quartr recently raised $4.5 million to help build out its product, which includes recordings of earnings calls and financial documents from major companies. Investors in Quartr include executives at the Ritholtz Group —
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) While much of the world has been focused on environmental, social, and governance issues over the past few years, more recently, cracks are starting to show in the way companies are working to solve ESG challenges.  Eileen Murray is the chairperson at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and
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In this article CAR A customer boards an Avis Budget Group Inc. shuttle bus at the Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Car rental stock Avis Budget surged Tuesday after the company reported a stronger-than-expected third quarter that sparked massive trading
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