Month: December 2019

Ulta Beauty beat quarterly profit estimates on Thursday, driven by sales of higher-margin cosmetics products, sending the retailer’s shares up over 11% in extended trading. The near 30-year-old company has capitalized on booming demand for celebrity-led beauty brands, which are usually priced at a premium, and has attributed cosmetics lines from Kylie Jenner and YouTuber
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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) and Tesla Inc., speaks during an event at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk testified under oath he’s not sure know how much he’s worth. The Tesla and SpaceX
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What to buy for the frequent-flying road warrior who sees it all in their travels? Here are creative gadgets that can make upcoming 2020 travel that much more comfortable. Wireless earphones: Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost Nuheara IQbuds Boost Courtesy of Nuheara. Eliminate the endless noise pollution of airports, planes, trains and city life with these wireless
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Charles Taylor | Getty Images There are less than four weeks left in the year, and your chances of a holiday gift at work are looking pretty good. About 2 in 3 companies anticipate giving workers a year-end bonus or perk, according to new data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The Chicago-based recruiting firm polled 250
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A shopper carries a Tiffany & Co. retail bag on Fifth Avenue in New York, May 30, 2019. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tiffany shares fell more than 1% in premarket trading Thursday after the luxury jeweler reported earnings and revenue that fell short of analyst expectations. Here’s what Tiffany reported compared
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The exterior of the headquarters of biotechnology company Biogen in Cambridge, MA is pictured on March 21, 2019. John Tlumacki | Boston Globe | Getty Images Biogen shares rose Thursday after the biotech firm offered more data on its late-stage Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. The data, presented at the Clinical Trials on Alzheimer’s Disease conference, offered
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In the late 1990s Andy Jassy pitched a wild idea to his boss and mentor, Jeff Bezos: what if Amazon developed another business…this one, in the cloud. Two decades later, it’s Amazon’s most profitable division – one that Jassy continues to head up as the CEO of Amazon Web Services. Jon Fortt sat down with
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Workday beat Wall Street estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Tuesday, and raised its full-year forecast for sales in its biggest business, as more companies signed up for its cloud-based financial and human resources management software. Shares of the company rose over 3% to $180 in trading after the bell. While players like Amazon.com’s
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