GameStop Shares Soar in Last Hour of Trading 

The stock was halted twice for volatility before finishing at $91.71. It last closed around that level on Feb. 3.

ViacomCBS Shortens Theatrical Window for Paramount+ 

The media company plans to put some of the biggest movies from its Paramount film studio on its streaming service within two months of their theatrical release.

Graphics-Chip Maker Nvidia Lifts Revenue Amid Videogame Boom 

The results cap a year dominated by pandemic-fueled demand for the company's chips, as it grapples with supply shortages.

Paul Ryan to Join Solamere Capital 

The former House speaker is going to work at the private-equity firm he teamed up with to launch a special-purpose acquisition company last year.

Israeli Study Finds Pfizer Shot Equally Effective for Young and Old 

The Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech is equally effective across all age groups, including those over 60, according to a new Israeli study, in a boost of confidence to global vaccine efforts.

Moderna Says New Variant Vaccine Is Ready for Human Testing 

The biotech company has sent the NIH a first batch of doses of its newly designed shot that targets the coronavirus strain first identified in South Africa.

Verizon Spends $45.5 Billion to Top 5G Spectrum Bidders 

The cellphone carrier pledged a record sum to secure airwaves for faster wireless service in a $81 billion FCC auction.

Icon to Buy Clinical-Trial Rival PRA in $12 Billion Deal 

Icon PLC's $12 billion deal to acquire a rival, PRA Health Sciences, would create a contract research powerhouse and expand the role of technology in clinical trials and drug development.

Qantas Reports Large 1H Net Loss 

Australia's biggest airline, Qantas Airways, nosedived to a substantial half-year loss as the coronavirus pandemic continued to restrict global travel.

U.K. Investment Managers Push for More Diversity on Boards 

U.K. investment managers plan to step up pressure on companies to increase the presence of racial and ethnic minorities on their boards.


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