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Mondelez buys chocolate-bar maker Hu to expand healthy snack business

05.01.2021, 13:37

Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ:MDLZ) said on Tuesday it had acquired Hu Master Holdings that makes healthy snacks as demand for it rises among consumers working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bitcoin emergence as 'digital gold' could lift price to $146,000, says JPM

05.01.2021, 13:14

LONDON - Digital currency bitcoin has emerged as a rival to gold and could trade as high as $146,000 if it becomes established as a safe-haven asset, investment bank JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) said on Tuesday.

Ex-Trump adviser Cohn joins IBM as vice chairman

05.01.2021, 12:55

Gary Cohn, the former economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump and ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc president, has been named as vice chairman of International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), the technology giant said on Tuesday.

With U.S. Senate at stake and Trump raging, Georgia votes in runoff elections

05.01.2021, 12:30

ATLANTA - Control of the U.S. Senate - and with it the ability to block or advance Democratic President-elect Joe Biden's agenda - is on the line in a pair of runoff elections in Georgia on Tuesday after a dizzying campaign that shattered spending and early turnout records.

Crude Oil Rises as Russia Reportedly Abandons Push for February Output Hike

05.01.2021, 12:11

Crude oil prices surged on Tuesday after Russia reportedly dropped its push for a scheduled increase in production from February in concert with other big exporters.