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May. 17, 2021 at 1:44 p.m. ET

I’m worth $3 million, and separating from my much wealthier partner of 33 years. What kind of financial settlement can I expect?

‘When same-sex marriage became a possibility in New York, he declined to consider it because he did not want to take on any possible financial obligations that a future divorce might entail.’

May. 17, 2021 at 1:41 p.m. ET

Apple opens defense in Epic antitrust case

Apple Fellow Phil Schiller, a company executive who oversaw the marketing of its products for 30 years, outlined the history of the Apple App Store under questioning from Apple lawyer Richard Doren. Schiller is expected to offer a narrative on the success of the store, which is the center of Epic’s antitrust claims.

June gold climbs $29.50, or 1.6%, to settle at $1,867.60/oz
May. 17, 2021 at 1:39 p.m. ET

June gold climbs $29.50, or 1.6%, to settle at $1,867.60/oz

May. 17, 2021 at 1:35 p.m. ET

Nearly one year after George Floyd’s murder, Black and white Americans have very different views on race

About 4 in 10 U.S. adults think race relations in the country are worse today than they were a year ago.

May. 17, 2021 at 1:33 p.m. ET

Bitcoin, dogecoin lead wipeout of over half a trillion dollars in manic Monday for crypto

The air is leaking out of the crypto complex, led by sharp declines in popular trades, including bitcoin, dogecoin and crypto platform Coinbase Global on Monday.

May. 17, 2021 at 1:06 p.m. ET

Virginia and New York City are making it easier for workers to save for retirement

Auto-IRA programs are one tool to build a nest egg

Systemax upgraded to buy from neutral at Sidoti  Co.
May. 17, 2021 at 12:40 p.m. ET

Systemax upgraded to buy from neutral at Sidoti Co.

May. 17, 2021 at 12:34 p.m. ET

One in four adults say they ended up worse off financially from the pandemic, Fed says

Nearly one-fourth of adults said they are now worse off financially than before the pandemic, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Monday.

May. 17, 2021 at 12:33 p.m. ET

U.S. plans to send 20 million more COVID vaccine doses overseas: White House

The U.S. plans to send 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses authorized for use in the U.S. to other countries battling the pandemic by the end of June, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday, as she said President Joe Biden will be officially announcing that later in the day. Those doses from Pfizer , Moderna or Johnson Johnson are in addition to sending 60 million doses from AstraZeneca , she said.

UiPath started at equal weight at Morgan Stanley
May. 17, 2021 at 12:25 p.m. ET

UiPath started at equal weight at Morgan Stanley

NeuroPace started at overweight at Morgan Stanley
May. 17, 2021 at 12:25 p.m. ET

NeuroPace started at overweight at Morgan Stanley

KnowBe4 started at equal weight at Morgan Stanley
May. 17, 2021 at 12:24 p.m. ET

KnowBe4 started at equal weight at Morgan Stanley

May. 17, 2021 at 12:02 p.m. ET

Duke Energy’s stock spikes up, then pares gains after WSJ report that activist investor is urging to split up

Shares of Duke Energy Corp. spiked up as much as 4.8% in midday trading, before paring gains to be up 0.7%, after The Wall Street Journal reported that activist investor Elliott Management Corp. is urging the electric utility to separate into three companies. The stock was the best performer among components of the SPDR Utilities Select Sector ETF , which fell 0.5% in midday trading. The WSJ report said Elliott is seeking seats on Duke’s board of directors, and wants the company to for a committee to explore the possibility of separating into three companies, based on the three major geographies the company serves, which are the Carolinas, Florida and part of the Midwest. The WSU previously reported that Elliott was one of Duke’s 10-largest shareholders. Duke’s stock has gained 13.3% year to date, while utilities ETF has tacked on 4.7% and the SP 500 has advanced 10.5%.

May. 17, 2021 at 11:56 a.m. ET

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says state will adopt CDC’s new mask guidelines from Wednesday

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the state will adopt the CDC’s new mask guidelines starting Wednesday. Masks will no longer be required for vaccinated people, except in nursing homes, schools, homeless and health-care facilities. Wednesday also marks the next stage of the state’s reopening as most capacity restrictions will be lifted, which was previously announced. The subway, meanwhile, returned to 24-hour service on Monday.
- Pete Catapano

May. 17, 2021 at 11:45 a.m. ET

Cummins stock now a buy as an inflation and hydrogen trade, BofA analyst says

Shares of Cummins Inc. rose toward a third straight gain Monday, after BofA Securities analyst Ross Gilardi said it’s time to buy, as the engine maker stands to benefit from the inflation and hydrogen trades more than its peers.

May. 17, 2021 at 11:38 a.m. ET

Do I have to pay taxes on sports betting? The taxman could be coming for your winning bets

Bettors may have to pay federal and state taxes on sports betting winnings if certain thresholds are met

May. 17, 2021 at 11:32 a.m. ET

These growth companies may be primed for massive stock buybacks

Free cash flow can highlight growth stocks that may be supported by share repurchases.

May. 17, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Clarida says economy hasn’t made the progress needed for Fed to scale back asset purchases

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida says the economy has not made the progress needed to allow the central bank to taper asset purchases.

May. 17, 2021 at 10:38 a.m. ET

Almost half U.S. population is partially vaccinated against COVID-19, but Asia remains a hot spot

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccine drive is showing marked progress in reducing infections, hospitalizations and deaths with new cases down 32% in the last two weeks, according to a New York Times tracker, and almost 50% of Americans are partially vaccinated.

Cummins upgraded to buy from neutral at BofA Securities
May. 17, 2021 at 10:34 a.m. ET

Cummins upgraded to buy from neutral at BofA Securities

Fed’s Clarida: Economy has not made the progress needed to begin tapering asset purchases
May. 17, 2021 at 10:33 a.m. ET

Fed’s Clarida: Economy has not made the progress needed to begin tapering asset purchases

KnowBe4 started at buy with $24 stock price target at BofA Securities
May. 17, 2021 at 10:33 a.m. ET

KnowBe4 started at buy with $24 stock price target at BofA Securities

UiPath started at buy with $85 stock price target at BofA Securities
May. 17, 2021 at 10:32 a.m. ET

UiPath started at buy with $85 stock price target at BofA Securities

Zymergen started at buy with $43 stock price target at BofA Securities
May. 17, 2021 at 10:32 a.m. ET

Zymergen started at buy with $43 stock price target at BofA Securities

KnowBe4 started at buy with $26 stock price target at Canaccord Genuity
May. 17, 2021 at 10:23 a.m. ET

KnowBe4 started at buy with $26 stock price target at Canaccord Genuity