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5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures sink as October’s wild swings continue Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 04, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images Dow futures dropped 350 …

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Constellation Brands, Palantir, Norwegian Cruise and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Constellation Brands (STZ) – The maker of beer and wine reported adjusted quarterly earnings of $2.38 per share, missing the $2.77 consensus estimate, although revenue did beat Wall Street forecasts and Constellation increased its full-year earnings outlook. Shares fell 2.2% in the premarket. Acuity Brands (AYI) …

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Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker review: This portable justifies its price

Portable wireless speakers can be a great audio companion for people on the go. A case in point is the Realme Cobble Bluetooth Speaker. It is a tiny wireless speaker with a water-resistant construction for carefree use even at the poolside, beaches or cafeteria with food and drink items spread across the table …

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Op-Ed: America needs Congress’s help to solve the ransomware threat

The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline should have been a wakeup call for America.  A group of cybercriminals infiltrated a company that runs one of the country’s largest pipelines, halting operations across the entire Eastern seaboard. The compromise led the federal government to take action to stem the disruptive gasoline shortages felt by Americans up and …

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Home Depot hires Walmart delivery drivers to drop off paint and more to customers’ doors

Walmart and Home Depot Kena Betancur | VIEWpress | Getty Images; Scott Mlyn | CNBC Home Depot is hiring Walmart to deliver paint, tools and other online purchases to customers’ doors. The two retailers announced the partnership Wednesday. The companies declined to share terms of the deal or the length of the contract. The home …

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Burger King becomes the first fast-food chain to test Impossible Foods’ meatless nuggets

Burger King’s Impossible Nuggets Burger King Burger King will test Impossible Foods’ meatless nuggets in several markets, making it the first fast-food chain to offer the company’s new chicken alternative. Starting Monday, customers in Des Moines, Iowa, Boston and Miami will be able to try the plant-based Impossible Nuggets. The Restaurant Brands International chain first …

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Nokia tablet launches with 15 hours of battery life and a $250 price tag

The Nokia T20. Ryan Browne | CNBC LONDON — The company that makes Nokia-branded phones on Wednesday unveiled its first tablet, the Nokia T20, in a challenge to Apple’s iPad. HMD Global said the tablet, which runs on Google’s Android operating system, comes with a 10.4-inch 2K display and a huge 8,200 milliamp-hour battery. The …

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Google is updating Maps, Search and other products to help consumers save energy and reduce emissions

As of Wednesday, Google Maps eco-friendly routing is live in the U.S. Photo courtesy Google On Wednesday, Google launched a suite of changes to many of its core products to help consumers make sustainable choices more easily. “Today, climate change is more than a threat,” Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google and parent company Alphabet, …