British bank Barclays said first-half net profits surged on lower-than-expected credit losses, as the global economy shows signs of recovery from the pandemic.
The fraudulent websites claim to be connected to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the legislation that President Joe Biden signed into law in March that created the third round of stimulus checks.
Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley, chair of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China that led the hearing, accused U.S. companies of helping Beijing "reap the rewards in prestige and propaganda" and drew a parallel to the 1936 Berlin Olympics under Hitler.
Simone Biles might forgo competing in several events at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tesla said it has 170 galleries and showrooms across the U.S. in malls.
McDonald's sales and profits surged in the second quarter as pandemic restrictions were eased worldwide.
Google is reportedly on track to generate $130 billion in overall ad revenue this year, an increase of some 25% from a year earlier.
Tech giant Apple reported strong fiscal third-quarter earnings, shattering analysts' expectations. It was the company's best fiscal third quarter in its 45-year history.
Pfizer sharply increased its 2021 projection for revenues tied to its COVID-19 vaccine, forecasting the delivery of 500 million more doses compared with earlier expectations.
Germany's largest lender Deutsche Bank raised its 2022 revenue target Wednesday after posting a better-than-expected net profit for the second quarter, even as it took a hit from an unfavorable court ruling on banking fees.
The fact that Tesla was able to reach these milestones despite considerable headwinds, most notably COVID-19, a global semiconductor shortage and port congestion, makes the latest results even more impressive.
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