Futurist Glen Hiemstra looks ahead in the age of the pandemic

To help business leaders plot informed strategies for what the future likely holds in the age of Covid, we chatted with a Seattle-based futurist......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2020

Space hotels, air taxis will highlight the 2020s, Seattle futurist predicts

Glen Hiemstra is a futurist. His crystal ball is comprised of research into global drivers of change, trends, scenario planning, environmental scanning and quantitative future forecasts. As an author, consultant and speaker, the Seattle resident h.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 20th, 2019

Executive Q&A: New Hispanic Chamber CEO"s 90-day plan amid pandemic

The Business Journal sat with incoming San Antonio Hispanic Chamber President and CEO Marina Gonzales ahead of her Aug. 17 start to discuss her 90-day plan to help small business during the time of Covid......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 43 min. ago

Earnings Results: GoPro sales top diminished expectations amid pandemic

GoPro Inc. saw losses swell and revenue decline in the second quarter as the pandemic forced closures of retail stores, but sales came in ahead of expectations with management citing “resilient” demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Dow futures see muted moves ahead of weekly jobless claims report

U.S. stock-index futures pointed to lackluster trade on Thursday as investors prepared for a weekly report on Americans looking for work that could reveal the recent impact of a resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2020

UConn cancels football season, foreshadows dark days ahead for schools and states

The University of Connecticut said Wednesday it would not play football in 2020 due to health concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic — the first major football program to make such a decision. UConn's decision to opt out of a fall foot.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 5th, 2020

The Margin: Democrats are twice as likely to fear voting in person as Republicans during the coronavirus pandemic

Nearly 2 in 3 Dems call voting in person a health risk ahead of the presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 4th, 2020

U.S. stock futures flat ahead of another big earnings week

U.S. stock index futures were little changed late Sunday, as Wall Street awaits another busy earnings week while negotiations for another pandemic-relief bill continue on Capitol Hill. As of midnigh.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2020

Can Charlotte FC stay ahead of the game? Here"s what lies ahead as executives build city"s new MLS team

The pandemic has delayed the debut of Charlott.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 30th, 2020

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield sinks to lowest since April low after GDP, jobless claims points to economic challenges ahead

U.S. Treasury yields fall on Thursday as an official snapshot of U.S. growth in the second quarter of this year confirmed the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2020

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield falls to April low ahead of second-quarter GDP, jobless claims

U.S. Treasury yields fall on early Thursday’s trade as investors wait for the official snapshot of U.S. growth in the second quarter of this year, which is expected to confirm the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2020

Hamilton Beach Brands Holding Company Announces First Quarter 2020 And Preliminary Second Quarter 2020 Results

GLEN ALLEN, Va., July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --  Highlights from Continuing Operations: Q1 2020 total revenue decreased 4.6% as the COVID-19 global pandemic had an a.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJul 23rd, 2020

7 Post-Coronavirus Health Care Stocks That Will Win in the Years Ahead

The current focus on controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, companies that provide other health care products and services have received less attention from investors and analysts. Here are seven that........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJul 22nd, 2020

The Ratings Game: Cloud software propels tech stocks higher ahead of big week for earnings

Cloud software stocks lead a tech rally Monday as analysts anticipate a strong showing from Microsoft Corp. this earnings season because of its exposure to businesses that benefit from the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2020

Oregon cannabis notches another $100M month, continuing pandemic surge

June was just slightly off May's record month, but 50 percent ahead of 2019 sales......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 7th, 2020

Nvidia, AMD Are Key Gaming Beneficiaries Ahead Of New Microsoft, Sony Consoles: BofA

The gaming environment has defied the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is seen as a positive for gaming chip makers Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Lat.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 7th, 2020

Macy’s takes $3.1B charge as pandemic stymies retail

Macy’s Inc. recorded a $3.1 billion charge in the first quarter as the pandemic ravaged retail, even as sales have started to track ahead of expectations in the two months since. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 2nd, 2020

Nerd Street Gamers raises $10M to continue rapid growth

Nerd Street Gamers is forging ahead with building out its online platform after seeing a pandemic-related boost......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 29th, 2020

Watershed Distillery ready to celebrate its gin next week

Watershed Distillery won’t let the Covid-19 pandemic deter its annual celebration of gin. The Columbus distillery is going ahead with its Four Peel Fest (previously called Gin Jam) in a form adapted to the current climate. Rather than a one-day on-s.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink warns investors are downplaying the pandemic threat: "The market is probably a little ahead of itself"

Mark Lennihan/AP Stocks prices are too high given the continued threat of the coronavirus pande.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 26th, 2020

Big Lots shares jump 9% premarket after company says quarter-to-date sales "well ahead of expectations"

Big Lots Inc. shares soared 9% in premarket trade Friday, after the discount retailer said it has seen a continuation of the strong demand that began in mid-April during the coronavirus pandemic, putting its same-store sal.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 26th, 2020