A stack of Starlink internet satellites just before a launch. SpaceX SpaceX is manufacturing its Starlink satellites at an unprecedented rate for the space industry, analysts say, as the company dives headlong into building a space-based global internet service. Elon Musk’s company told the Federal Communications Commission in a presentation last month that its  Starlink unit
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Casper Sleep – The mattress retailer reported a quarterly loss of 16 cents per share, 2 cents smaller than anticipated, with revenue beating forecasts as well. Casper Sleep was negatively impacted by pandemic-related store closures, but that was partly offset by increased e-commerce and retail partner
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Ben Harris is the President of Westview Land and Harris Investments, LLC. getty Economic downturns are typically not helpful for real estate values, and land is certainly not immune to the effects. However, the economic contraction we are currently experiencing is different. Demand for land is stronger than I have seen it in the 10 years that
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The Chinese government’s efforts to tamp down speculation in property markets will mean that funds will flow to equities instead, allowing for more upside in onshore equities, an economist said on Tuesday. “We think the liquidity will likely go to the equity market,” said Zhiwei Zhang, president and chief economist at Pinpoint Asset Management. Although
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The financial services sector includes a variety of companies that provide financial services to retail and commercial consumers. The three primary industries within this sector are banks, investment firms, and insurance companies. Investment banks are key in driving the overall financial markets since they provide the capital that enables new corporations to begin operations and
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Shares of Eastman Kodak plunged more than 40% during premarket trading on Monday after a federal agency said it was reviewing a previously announced $765 million loan for the onetime photography pioneer to produce drug ingredients. “Recent allegations of wrongdoing raise serious concerns. We will not proceed any further unless these allegations are cleared,” the U.S.
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Despite the global pandemic, Dubai has seen “impressive levels” of real estate transactions over the past few months, the chief commercial officer of a United Arab Emirates-based property developer said last week. Aqil Kazim of Nakheel’s comments come even as real estate transactions in the second quarter of 2020 plummeted 38.8% compared to the same
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Appointments for New York’s new underwriting syndicates “reflect the strong performance of minority and women-owned business enterprises,” city officials said in a statement. The Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget, City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office, the Transitional Finance Authority and the Municipal Water Finance Authority made the joint announcement on Friday that followed a request
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What Is Capital Budgeting? Capital budgeting involves choosing projects that add value to a company. The capital budgeting process can involve almost anything including acquiring land or purchasing fixed assets like a new truck or machinery. Corporations are typically required, or at least recommended, to undertake those projects that will increase profitability and thus enhance
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Spencer Platt | Getty Images As earnings season wraps up, analysts are reviewing their short-term and long-term take on the stocks they cover. While some companies delivered blowout quarters (see below), other stocks are suffering as global restrictions continue. And while government-backed stimulus programs can provide some relief, the truth remains that the pandemic- and
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By Ron DeLegge Ron: This is a program that is the antithesis of a judgment-free zone. Why? Because we deliberate and judge, we deliberate and judge, and when we’re all done, we deliberate and judge just a little bit more. Yes, it’s a hostile work environment, I get it! But if it helps to make
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Revenue generated from drug production in the United States has more than doubled in the past 10 years. In 2016 alone, the U.S. brought in more than $328.6 billion in prescription drugs sold in retail outlets. The major key to this high revenue is repetitive price increases. Drug companies have an unusual ability to function
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Passively managed index funds are a popular way for investors to receive steady returns from relatively low-risk investments. As the popularity of index funds has increased, so has the variety of funds. As a result, there are now funds covering most investment sectors and asset classes. In fact, most mutual fund families now have global
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President Donald Trump has signed four executive orders aimed at helping Americans cope with the economic fallout from the pandemic, following the collapse in talkswith Democrats over a Congressional rescue package. Mr Trump approved one order that would partly renew unemployment benefits that were included in a previous stimulus package which expired last month. He
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