Now that we’ve entered a period of economic turbulence, distressed funds are raising record levels of capital this year. Usually, distressed funds perform well during certain economic conditions, including when monetary conditions have been dramatically eased and when high-yield debt issuance is high, according to a report on crisis-era distressed debt returns by Julian Falcioni
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Coronavirus clinical trials from drug giants Johnson & Johnson and Eli Lilly hit a snag this week after safety monitors halted them over bad reactions from participants. J&J said Monday it paused the late-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate after a participant reported an “adverse event.” Less than 24 hours later, Eli Lilly said its
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Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walgreens – The pharmacy chain operator reported adjusted quarterly profit of $1.02 per share, 6 cents above estimates, with revenue also above forecasts. Walgreens also announced a 2.2% dividend increase. The shares added 2% in premarket trading as of 7:40 a.m. ET. Morgan Stanley – Morgan
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martin-dm | E+ | Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic is causing financial stress and anxiety for many Americans, yet it is people of color who are feeling it the most, according to an analysis of the American Staffing Association’s latest survey on the workforce. “The pandemic has disproportionately affected lower-income groups, especially those in occupations
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When someone retires, three substantial changes take place, said Ken Dychtwald, psychologist, gerontologist and founder and chief executive of Age Wave, a consulting and research company. “They struggle with their identity, relationships and activity,” he said. “Some people feel unsettled, anxious or even bored, but eventually they realize that relationships, wellness and purpose really matter
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Online shopping is nothing new in our increasingly digital world, but 2020’s extended lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic have made it even more popular. You can order groceries, get a hot meal delivered, or even buy a kite for socially-distanced fun, all without leaving your couch. The system is simple and streamlined—at least for
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Getty Images Amazon held its first-ever e-commerce holiday — Prime Day — in July 2015. Over the past five years, the annual online shopping event has become a symbol of how e-commerce is transforming customers’ habits, driving sales and reshaping the entire retail industry. Even before the e-commerce giant dreamed up the event, it was
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David Solomon, CEO, Goldman Sachs, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2020. Adam Galacia | CNBC Goldman Sachs is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings before the opening bell Wednesday. Here’s what Wall Street expects: Earnings: $5.57 per share, 16% higher than a year earlier, according to Refinitiv. Revenue: $9.46 billion,
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