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As earnings season kicks off, investors hope for optimistic forecasts to justify record stock prices

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: NYSE Earnings season starts with a rare confluence of bullish factors: stocks at new highs, economic reports exceeding expectations, the vaccine rollout accelerating, an uber-dovish Fed, higher tax fears diminishing, and most importantly, expectations that CEOs will provide far more guidance than they did […]
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Singapore’s leadership succession is in disarray. Here’s who could be the next prime minister

SINGAPORE — Singapore’s carefully planned leadership succession has been thrown into disarray. Political observers say it’s now not clear who would become the Asian financial hub’s next prime minister.   Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat shocked the nation late Thursday, when he announced that he will step aside as the designated successor to Prime […]
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Chauvin defense ineffective against prosecution’s medical expert in George Floyd case, attorney says

Former police officer Derek Chauvin’s lawyers took the wrong approach when cross-examining the prosecution’s expert witness, Civil Rights attorney David Henderson said Thursday. “They did not do any damage,” Henderson told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith.” “You don’t try to arm wrestle with a gorilla. This doctor is very clearly qualified, he knows more […]
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