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Numbers by Barron's

Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

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Every trading day, Numbers By Barron's breaks down the market's most important stories into three essential numbers.

American Workers' Productivity Surges 4%

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American workers have the fastest growth rate in output per hour worked since the financial crisis. Why Americans are importing more oil from Canada. Plus, a look at the surge in fraudulent job claims in Ohio. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

May 07 2021

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87% of Restaurant Workers Report Lower Tips Than Pre-Pandemic

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Nearly 70% of workers report that tips have dropped by at least half since the pandemic began. The small business job index shows signs of recovery. And the trade deficit hits its highest value ever. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

May 06 2021

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Pfizer Expects to Bring in $26 Billion From Covid-19 Vaccine

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Pfizer beats its early projections for Covid-19 vaccine sales. Market falls despite strong first-quarter earnings. And General Electric's shareholders vote down CEO compensation package. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

May 05 2021

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Robinhood Reports $331 Million in Revenue from Trading Firms

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Apollo Global Management will buy a majority stake in Verizon's media business. Activist hedge fund Starboard Value takes issue with Box. And Robinhood could earn more than $1 billion in revenue this year. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

May 04 2021

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Apple's Share Count Has Declined 20% Since 2016

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130 S&P 500 companies will report earnings this week. Why American cannabis producers have to trade outside the U.S. Plus, Apple's diminishing shares. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

May 03 2021

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Amazon's First-Quarter Profit More Than Triples

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The latest data from the U.S. Labor Department shows a healing economy. Amazon reports a huge first quarter. And the price of corn is up 30%. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 30 2021

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Apple's Revenue Hits $90 Billion in First Three Months of 2021

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Boeing's stock is down 50% from its peak in 2019. Apple reports an impressive quarter. The S&P 500 is up 9% in Biden's first 100 days. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 29 2021

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Microsoft's Fastest Revenue Growth Since 2018

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What to expect from the Fed's April monetary policy meeting. Microsoft reports its latest quarterly earnings. Plus, why lumber prices are soaring. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 28 2021

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Tesla Reports a 75% Year-Over-Year Jump in Revenue

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Professional money managers are anticipating a bullish market amid the Covid-19 recovery. Tesla reports first-quarter results. Plus, 47 other companies reporting results today. Host: Nicholas Jasinski. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 27 2021

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Moderna Hits $67 Billion Market Value

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SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit. Despite its success with the Covid-19 vaccine, analysts and investors are unsure what to make of Moderna. And the price of copper is up. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 26 2021

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Average Mortgage Rate Hits 2.97%

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The majority of China's top films were domestic productions. Mortgage rates are falling again. And ticket reseller Vivid Seats is being acquired in a SPAC deal. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 23 2021

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Tech Giants Spent $14.5 Million on Lobbying in First Quarter

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The FAANG Companies have devoted a record amount of money to lobbying. Gross profit per vehicle is up for auto dealers. And hotels anticipate a surge in vacations. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 22 2021

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Cryptocurrency Dogecoin Up 8,038% for the Year

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Dogecoin is now worth more than many major companies. Cannabis companies are optimistic about sales bumps. And Kobe Bryant's estate files for trademarks.Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 21 2021

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India Records 274,000 Covid Infections in One Day

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JPMorgan is reportedly funding a breakaway soccer league in Europe. The Biden administration considers new regulations on cigarettes. And what India's Covid-19 surge can tell us about emerging markets. Host: Jacob Passy. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 20 2021

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New Housing Starts Hit Fastest Pace Since 2006

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New housing starts are back on track for March. DraftKings announces a partnership with the NFL. And Morgan Stanley lost $911 million in the Archegos Capital collapse. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 19 2021

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Retail Sales Jumped Nearly 10% in March

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Retail sales beat economists' forecasts in March. Jobless claims hit their lowest number since March 2020. And Delta is generating cash again. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 16 2021

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Coinbase Ends First Day of Trading With a $86 Billion Valuation

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Coinbase fell below its peak market valuation on Wednesday. Bernie Madoff dies in federal prison. And JPMorgan Chase stock dips after quarterly earnings report. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 15 2021

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Johnson & Johnson Stock Dips 1.3% Amid Rare Vaccine Complication

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U.S. regulators pause administration of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine. Plus, a record high for Bitcoin and what to make of concerns about inflation. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 14 2021

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Federal Deficit for Last Six Months Hits $1.7 Trillion

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Businesses paid over 10% more to retailers and wholesalers in March. Real retail spending is on the rise in the European Union. And the federal deficit is up amid enhanced unemployment benefits. Host: Matthew Klein. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 13 2021

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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Distribution Declines to 700,000 After Error

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The producer price index is higher than economists' forecasts. An Amazon warehouse votes against unionizing. And a manufacturing error at Johnson & Johnson has the vaccine count drop. Host: Alexandra Scaggs. Producer: Katie Ferguson.

Apr 12 2021

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Handy

By pajero pantano - Apr 09 2020
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Short, sweet, too the point Relevant data

Financial News Brief

By Ltz977 - Feb 01 2020
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Really good daily financial news brief, short and quick