Merck to Help Johnson & Johnson Make Its Covid-19 Vaccine 

The assistance from a competitor, to be announced by President Biden on Tuesday, will help speed up production of the recently approved single-shot vaccine.

Target Keeps Growing at Rivals' Expense 

The retailer's holiday sales rose solidly, capping off a year when revenue increased more than it had in the previous 11 years combined.

Hertz Floats Bankruptcy Exit Led by Investor Group 

After one of the largest Covid-19 debt defaults, the rental-car company wants to exploit favorable debt markets to exit from bankruptcy by the end of the second quarter.

Fidelity's Assets Under Management Rise to $3.8 Trillion 

A surge in interest from individual investors spurred activity at the money manager in 2020.

Kohl's Is 'Way Ahead' of Activist Investors, CEO Says 

The retail chain said it would restart share buybacks and dividends and spend at least $550 million on capital expenditures during new fiscal year.

SoftBank-Backed Greensill Faces Another Fund Freeze 

Swiss fund manager GAM Holding froze an $842 million fund that invests in assets from embattled startup Greensill Capital, which is pursuing talks to sell a large part of its business.

Big Oil Faces Off Against Clean-Energy Giants 

Competition for renewable assets is heating up as BP, Shell and Total rush into a sector dominated by more experienced utility companies.

Six Dr. Seuss Books Are Dropped After Review Finds Imagery Offensive 

The decision won't affect Dr. Seuss's best known-works, which publisher Random House Books for Young Readers and several booksellers said would remain available to customers.

Kayleigh McEnany Joins Fox News as Commentator 

The former White House press secretary is among the most prominent veterans of the Trump administration to be hired by the cable network.

Google Working With Allianz and Munich Re on Cyber Insurance 

The insurers will take data directly from Google Cloud on request to help them determine pricing for companies seeking coverage.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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