In this article NOC Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA awarded a trio of companies with contracts to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for the retirement of the International Space Station. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, and Nanoracks were awarded a combined $415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial LEO
A software rendering shows a recreation of Russia’s anti-satellite weapons test and the destruction of satellite Kosmos 1408, with the debris field in red. AGI The Pentagon called for a global halt to anti-satellite weapons testing on Wednesday, further decrying the practice after Russia’s destructive demonstration last month showered low Earth orbit with debris. “We
In this article AMZN GS David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs & Co., listens during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is getting into the cloud computing business. The bank is opening up access to
Charging Bull Statue is seen at the Financial District as snowfall in New York City, United States on December 16, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Investors are about to be besieged with financial soothsayers predicting returns for 2022. My guess is after the more than 16% in annualized gains from
Salesforce signage outside office building in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC With markets up big year-to-date, bulls and bears seem to have completely diverged in their hypotheses on the upcoming end of the fiscal year. Some see a potential for a dot com bubble-esq surge, and others only expect a pullback. However, it is of
Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cathie Wood — known for her innovation ETFs that garnered billions in inflows during the pandemic — said Ark Invest is internally
Friday’s sharp decline for stocks, spurred by concerns over a new Covid-19 variant, is not a buying opportunity, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We’re going to wake up next week and find one [case] in this country, and I’m not going to recommend anyone buy anything today until we’re sure that isn’t going to happen.
In this article M FTCH Betsie Van der Meer | DigitalVision | Getty Images With holiday shopping on my mind and Black Friday in plain sight, I’m laser-focused on the retail sector and its participation in my clients’ investment portfolios. Last week was big for consumers: October retail sales numbers beat expectations, and we had
In this article TSLA AAPL Closely watched money manager Cathie Wood told CNBC on Wednesday that Apple could have owned the driverless vehicle market by purchasing Tesla when given the chance during the electric vehicle maker’s troubled Model 3 ramp-up. “We’ve been watching Apple very carefully for years now. Because what is an autonomous vehicle?
NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft is put in the nosecone of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for launch. Ed Whitma / Johns Hopkins APL / NASA Elon Musk’s SpaceX is set to launch a first-of-its-kind planetary defense mission for NASA in the early hours of Wednesday morning, sending the spacecraft on its
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on November 09, 2021 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The leadership of SpaceX’s rocket business has been shaken up, CNBC has learned, as two vice presidents have parted with the company. The changes
In this article GM WIX NFLX SQ NVDA The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, March 16, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters Earnings season is drawing to a close, and companies have offered investors and analysts insight into their plans for growth in the coming
In this article DLTR People walk by a Dollar Tree store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Company: Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Business: Dollar Tree operates discount variety retail stores. It operates through two segments: Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.
In this article M0Y-DE A rendering of the company’s laser communications system on satellites in orbit. Mynaric German laser communications company Mynaric listed on the Nasdaq in the past week and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive, spoke to CNBC about the company’s U.S. debut and plans for further growth. The company raised $75.9
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin this fall raised its offer to cover NASA costs of an astronaut lunar lander by more
(Click here to subscribe to the new Delivering Alpha newsletter.) Private equity is one of the few asset classes that’s been able to outperform even public equities during the bull market. And the sector is reaping the benefits of that outperformance with 529 firms in the space raising an aggregate equity volume of $1.4 trillion over a
In this article WMT CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday that Walmart shares should not be lower — characterizing the move as a Wall Street problem and not an indication of anything wrong with the retail giant’s quarterly results. Shares of Walmart opened down more than 1% and slid further on the notion that the company
A view from a petrol station shows gas prices over $4, in Arlington-Virginia, United States on October 30, 2021. Yasin Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Stagflation fears have plagued investors in recent months, as prices start to rise in an economy that hasn’t quite picked up pace yet. But investors can employ a
In this article MNDY NIO ZNGA SNPO DDOG Chinese electric vehicle start-up Nio Inc’s first employee Tianshu LI, and company’s leadership team celebrate at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Opening Bell to commemorate the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the NYSE in New York, September 12, 2018. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Markets are
In this article CNC Morsa Images | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Centene Corp. (CNC) Business: Centene operates as a multi-national health-care enterprise that provides programs and services to under-insured and uninsured individuals in the United States. Its Managed Care segment offers health plan coverage to individuals through government-subsidized programs, including Medicaid, state children’s health
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, October 19, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters The market, regardless of which index we use – S&P 500, Dow or Nasdaq – keeps climbing and making new highs. With that type of trajectory, we might assume that there are
[The webcast is scheduled to begin at 4:45 p.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see the player above.] Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station from Florida on Wednesday, as the company keeps up a steady pace of crewed missions. Known as Crew-3, the
The SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts stand on the transporter in front of the Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 stack inside the SpaceX horizontal processing facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Oct. 26, 2021. SpaceX Elon Musk’s space company is set to launch the Crew-3 mission for NASA on Wednesday evening, in the fifth SpaceX crewed
A prototype vehicle launches out of the company’s suborbital accelerator during its first test flight on October 22, 2021 at Spaceport America in New Mexico. SpinLaunch SpinLaunch, a start-up that is building an alternative method of launching spacecraft to orbit, last month conducted the successful first test flight of a prototype in New Mexico. The