President Joe Biden wants to make at-home COVID-19 testing kits widely available — and free — this winter as the omicron variant emerges in a re-opening economy. “The bottom line: This winter, you will be able to test for free in the comfort of your home and have some...
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The first study directly comparing COVID-19 boosters found that most shots improved immune responses in fully vaccinated people, but there is no obvious “winner” to help make a decision.  “In terms of a ‘best’ booster, there is no definitive winner, but there are some losers,” SVB Leerink analysts told...
Shares of Marvell Technology Inc. experienced their best trading day in 13 years after an earnings report that led analysts to predict the chip maker’s ascension into the top tier of hot semiconductor stocks. Marvell shares MRVL, +17.68% increased 17.7% Friday following the company’s fiscal third-quarter earnings report,...
Shares of Adobe Inc. sank to their worst performance in more than 20 months Friday, after DocuSign Inc. delivered what some saw as a the latest sign of a demand cool-down for work-from-home software. DocuSign DOCU, -42.22% Chief Executive Dan Springer acknowledged Thursday that while his electronic-signature company...
DocuSign Inc. emerged as a hot pandemic stock play last year as it benefited from the need for digital contract tools, but the company lost more than 40% of its valuation Friday after suggesting the pandemic-induced demand boom is waning. Shares of DocuSign DOCU, -42.22% fell 42.2% Friday, by...
“Buy now, pay later” services are more popular than ever, especially during the holiday shopping season. Roughly 60% of U.S. adults have used so-called buy now, pay later services, according to a report from marketing insights agency C+R Research. Of those who do use the service, four out of...
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Cathie Wood’s flagship ARK Innovation ETF on Friday carved out lows not seen in more than a year, as the technology sector suffered through an omicron-inspired repricing that brought the Nasdaq Composite Index more than halfway to correction territory. At last check, the ARK Innovation ARKK, -5.99% exchange-traded...
Omicron Variant Detected in at Least Five U.S. States At least 10 confirmed infections with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in the U.S. include residents of California, New York, Minnesota, Colorado and Hawaii, and at least one instance of community spread. Dec. 3, 2021 at 10:57 a.m....