Biden names Apple co-founder Steve Jobs recipient of posthumous Medal of Freedom

The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiling the first iPhone in 2007. David Paul Morris | Getty Images News | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Friday announced the names of 17 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, including the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The award is the country’s highest civilian honor, and … Read more

Amazon blocks searches for LGBTQ + products in the United Arab Emirates

Marc Bruxelle / EyeEm / Getty DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – E-commerce giant Amazon is blocking search results for LGBTQ-related products on its United Arab Emirates website, following a series of pushbacks against same-sex themes in the Gulf region. Amazon made the decision after coming under pressure from UAE authorities, who reportedly threatened it with … Read more

Top stock picks to buy the S&P 500 dip

The S&P 500 – down about 20% so far this year – is on pace for its worst first half of the year since 1970. But fund manager Robert Luna believes it could be primed for a rally. “It’s definitely time for a rally talk because there’s a lot of pessimism out there right now, … Read more

Atlassian Co-CEO Scott Farquhar saved man’s life at Las Vegas club

Scott Farquhar, co-founder and co-CEO of the global software company, Atlassian, speaks at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney, April 10, 2018. Chris Hopins | The Australian Financial Review | Getty Images As co-CEO of collaboration software maker Atlassian, Scott Farquhar has had a tough year along with many of his industry peers. The company’s … Read more

These are analysts’ favorite Dow stocks for the second half of 2022

One of the worst six-month periods for stocks in decades comes to an end on Thursday. The first half of 2022 saw inflation rise at speeds not seen since the early 1980s, a brutal market sell-off that led the S&P 500 to lose a fifth of its value and the biggest rate hike from the … Read more

Disney board votes to extend CEO Bob Chapek’s contract by three years

Bob Chapek, Disney Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via Getty Images Disney has extended CEO Bob Chapek’s contract for three more years, the company announced Tuesday. “Disney was dealt a tough hand by the pandemic, yet with Bob at the helm, our businesses – from parks to streaming – not only … Read more

Nike, Boston Beer, Disney and more

Disney store is seen in Times Square, New York City. Nick Pfosi | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Nike – Shares of Nike fell more than 5% even after the sportswear company topped Wall Street’s earnings and sales expectations for the fiscal fourth-quarter. The company said it anticipates flat to … Read more

Companies forced to weigh in on privacy, health care

Pro-choice activists are seen outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 15, 2022. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images The challenges posed by the end of Roe v. Wade are only just beginning for corporate America. By overturning the abortion precedent Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court set off a series of … Read more

Disney, Apple and Amazon keep waiting as NFL considers Sunday Ticket offers

DK Metcalf, of the Seattle Seahawks, during a Meet & Greet with DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers at the DIRECTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Lounge on Saturday Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami, FL. Peter Barreras | AP Disney, Apple and Amazon have all submitted bids to become the new broadcast rights owner of the National Football … Read more