Weekly Download - August 3
Pfizer Inc. (Tii:PFE) and BioNTech SE (Tii:BNTX) today announced the start of a global (except for China) Phase 2/3 safety and efficacy clinical study to evaluate a single nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) candidate from their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine program, against SARS-CoV-2.
McConnell, of Kentucky, and his fellow Republicans unveiled the measure as Congress scrambles to respond to a pandemic still wreaking havoc across the country. GOP committee chairs outlined major parts of the legislation they hope will serve as a starting point in talks with Democrats on a bill that could pass both chambers of Congress.
Movies will play in theaters for much less time before moving to home video under a new agreement between theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (Tii:AMC) and Universal Pictures (Tii:CMCSA), upending the way Hollywood has done business for decades.
Consumer demand is still shifting quickly, and new COVID-19 outbreaks are forcing rapidly implemented operating changes, but Starbucks (Tii:SBUX) is now finally able to estimate when its business will be back to its normal growth cadence.
Shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. (Tii:SMG) soared 10.0% toward a record high in premarket trading Wednesday, after the lawn and garden care products company reported a fiscal third-quarter profit that was well above expectations, raised its full-year sales outlook and announced a special dividend.
Microsoft Corp. (Tii:MSFT) said it will move forward with plans to buy the U.S. operations of the hit video-sharing app TikTok, capping weeks of covert dealmaking that were almost upended by an 11th-hour intervention from President Trump.