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Intuitive Surgical, Tenet rise; Netflix, NextEra Energy fall

Apr. 21, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Netflix Inc., down $40.67 to $508.90. The streaming video service reported weak subscriber growth during its first quarter. Intuitive Surgical Inc., up $80.27...

United Airlines, Altria Group fall; IBM, ManpowerGroup rise

Apr. 20, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Canadian National Railway Co., down $7.98 to $110.15. The railroad operator made a rival buyout offer for Kansas City Southern to top Canadian Pacific Railway. ...

UnitedHealth, Abiomed rise; Delta, Virgin Galactic fall

Apr. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: UnitedHealth Group Inc., up $14.38 to $390.01. The health insurer's first-quarter profit beat analysts forecasts and it boosted its financial outlook for the year....

Nebraska tax collections beat expectations in March

Apr. 15, 2021 11:28 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state government tax collections beat expectations in March, state officials said Thursday. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported net tax collections of $363 million for the month, which is 18.6% higher than the certified forecast of...

Profits at Goldman Sachs surge in 1Q, helped by trading

Apr. 14, 2021 09:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Investment bank Goldman Sachs saw its profits nearly quintuple in the first quarter, driven by a massive surge of revenue from its core investment banking and trading operations. The jump in profits is similar to that seen at JPMorgan Chase, which also...

JPMorgan 1Q profit up sharply, helped by improving economy

Apr. 14, 2021 09:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase saw its first-quarter profit jump nearly five fold from a year earlier, as the improving economy allowed the bank to free up roughly $5 billion that it had stored away to guard against loan defaults in the early weeks of the pandemic. The...

Walgreens, Acuity Brands rise; Lululemon, Blackberry fall

Mar. 31, 2021 16:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: Lululemon Athletica Inc., down $10.38 to $306.71. The athletic apparel maker gave investors a disappointing 2021 profit forecast. ...

Iowa revenue ticks upward amid slow job improvement

Mar. 19, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of Iowa budget experts said Friday said that expect higher state revenue this year than forecast in December and they remained cautious about predicting a quick recovery. The Revenue Estimating Conference increased the current year...

FedEx's profit nearly triples as online shopping grows

Mar. 18, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx said Thursday that its profit nearly tripled in its most recent quarter, despite winter weather that hobbled some of its facilities. Online shopping has surged during the pandemic as more people avoid going inside stores. That has made package...

Nebraska tax collections soar due to late tax season start

Mar. 18, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state tax collections soared far above projections in February, but the numbers are likely to come down in the next few months, state officials said Monday. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported net tax receipts last month of $449...