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U.S. adds 1.76 million jobs in July as hiring slows after fresh coronavirus outbreak – MarketWatch

The numbers: The torrid pace of U.S. employment growth in the late spring gave way in July to a sharp slowdown in hiring, underscoring the fragile nature of a recovery with the coronavirus still runn…

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Citi economists explain why gold surged above $2,000, and what it could tell us – CNBC

With gold topping the $2,000 mark this week, Citi economists have clarified exactly what they think is driving the surge in the precious metal and what it could tell us.  The spot gold price, which …

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Jeff Bezos cashes out $3.1 billion in Amazon stock — more than his total share sales in all of 2019 – Business Insider

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos sold more than $3.1 billion worth of his company’s stock between Monday and Tuesday, according to new regulatory filings.The two…

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Krispy Kreme offering free coffee, doughnuts for teachers next week – Fox Business

Good teachers make learning sweet, inspiring Krispy Kreme to treat educators with free food next week. The upcoming school year may be unlike any other as the coronavirus pandemic continues, and the…

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Teladoc Health Merging with Livongo Health in Deal Worth $18.5 Billion – Motley Fool

The virtual care field got a little smaller on Wednesday morning. Teladoc Health(NYSE:TDOC) will acquire Livongo Health(NASDAQ:LVGO) for a combination of cash and stock that adds up to $18.5 billion …

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Home Depot wants to speed up deliveries with new distribution centers as pandemic fuels home projects – CNBC

Like many other shoppers, Home Depot customers have little patience for long waits and shipping delays. The home improvement retailer announced Tuesday it will open three distribution centers in the…

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Move over Nikola: A new electric truck SPAC called Lordstown is forming and the shares are surging – CNBC

Shares of DiamondPeak Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, jumped more than 20% during premarket trading on Monday after the company announced that it will merge with electric vehicle com…

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Gold Erases Gains on Positive Economic Data After Jump to Record – Yahoo Finance

(Bloomberg) — Gold opened the week with a surge to a record, before erasing gains as European equities rebounded on positive economic data and the dollar nudged higher. Spot gold surged 11% in July…

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Siemens Healthineers to acquire Varian for $16.4 billion – Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – German health group Siemens Healthineers (SHLG.DE) said on Sunday it would acquire Varian Medical Systems Inc (VAR.N) in a deal that values the U.S. maker of devices and software f…

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How departure of James laid bare the Murdoch family rifts – The Guardian

The unfolding story of the Murdoch family empire is often likened to a television soap opera: there is plenty of jetsetting, wheeler-dealing, power-broking and personal intrigue. Yet Rupert Murdochs…