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Former Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen Joshua Roberts | Reuters President-elect Joe Biden’s choice of Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary was seen as a win for markets, since the former Federal Reserve chair should focus on fixing the economy rather than the progressive Democratic agenda feared by some investors. The first woman Fed chief
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Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  FireEye — Shares of FireEye jumped 12% in extended trading after the cybersecurity company announced a $400 million strategic investment led by Blackstone. FireEye intends to use the proceeds to fund the acquisition of Respond Software and grow the company’s
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Medical syringes are seen with Moderna company logo displayed on a screen in the background in this illustration photo taken in Poland on October 12, 2020. Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Energizer Holdings (ENR) – The maker of batteries and other consumer products reported
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Chuck Robbins, CEO, Cisco Systems, speaking at the World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, January 21, 2020. Check out the companies making headlines after hours on Thursday: Cisco Systems — Cisco shares rallied nearly 9% in after-hours trading on the back of better-than-expected results for its fiscal first quarter. The company reported earnings per share of
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The labor market was stronger than expected in October, showing good momentum ahead of the latest wave of coronavirus cases. The economy added 638,000 nonfarm payrolls and the unemployment rate fell by a full percentage point to 6.9%. The government compiled the data for the report in the middle of October. Stock futures temporarily erased
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