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US stock futures were mixed before tech earnings soared this week Tesla after closing on Monday. A third of S&P 500 Companies are expected to release quarterly results in the last week of April, including Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and google parents alphabet. Last week the Dow Jones industry average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq broke several weeks of winning streak with modest losses despite the rally on Friday.
- Tesla shares, which had fallen 19% from its all-time high of $ 900.40 in January, were unchanged ahead of Monday afternoon’s earnings in the pre-market. The stock is still up nearly 3.4% year-to-date and an incredible 415% in the past 12 months.
- Bitcoin popped more than 8% to nearly $ 54,000 early Monday. Last week, the world’s largest cryptocurrency fell below $ 50,000 after its all-time high of $ 65,000 on April 14 as institutional investors and companies like Tesla gained acceptance.
- Apple announced Monday plans to open a new campus in the Raleigh, North Carolina area. The tech giant will spend over $ 1 billion on the complex and employ 3,000 people.
An operator stacks a heavy steel strut used for an industrial workbench leg at Tennsco’s facility in Dickson, Tennessee, the United States, on February 17, 2021.
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Economic calendar on MondayThe government reported orders for durable goods for March only increased by 0.5%. Economists had expected an increase of 2.2% after the revised upward decline of 0.9% in February. The Federal Reserve holds its meeting in April Tuesday and Wednesday. Central bankers are not expected to take action, but they will likely defend their willingness to let inflation run hot. On Thursday the government will take its first look at the gross domestic product for the first quarter.
United States President Joe Biden speaks about his $ 2 trillion infrastructure plan during an event at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 31, 2021.
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president Joe Biden This week is expected to detail his American family plan and the tax increases to be paid for it, including a much higher capital gains tax for the rich. The plan is the second part of its Better Back Down agenda and will include new spending proposals designed to help families. According to a new poll by NBC News59% think Biden’s infrastructure plan is a good idea. Overall, the President had an approval rating of 53% in his address on Wednesday evening to a joint congress session.
Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine will be stored in Chicago, Illinois for use with United Airlines employees at the United Clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 9, 2021.
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States began to administer Johnson & JohnsonThe one-time Covid vaccine over the weekend according to federal agencies on Friday evening took a break in the USAwho was advised “out of caution” on April 13 after it was reported that six women aged 18 to 48 years developed a rare bleeding disorder.
Sanofi will fill and package millions of Moderna Covid vaccine to meet the demand for the two-dose vaccine. Sanofi said it will help supply Up to 200 million doses of the vaccine at its Ridgefield facility in New Jersey. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. In January, Sanofi promised to help with the supplies PfizerTwo-shot vaccine.
A health worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) carries a patient suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in front of the emergency room of Guru Teg Bahadur hospital in New Delhi, India, on April 24, 2021.
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India reported 352,991 new Covid cases on Monday. a fifth 24-hour period with record highs. At least 2,812 people died in a single day, bringing the death toll to over 195,000. Media reports suggest the official national death toll is likely undercounted.
The Biden administration said it will do instantly Raw materials needed to manufacture coronavirus vaccines in India are helping India as U.S. hospitals came under pressure at the start of the pandemic. The US will also send therapeutics, rapid diagnostic test kits, ventilators, and protective equipment.