Chad Robins, CEO of Adaptive Biotechnologies. Anjali Sundaram | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Adaptive Biotechnologies – The biotechnology company’s stock fell 5% in extended trading after Adaptive gave its first-quarter financial results. The company reported a loss of 25 cents per share on revenue of $20.9 million, while analysts
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Key Findings Average wage earners in the OECD have their take-home pay lowered by three major taxes: individual income, payroll (both employee and employer side), and value-added (VAT) and sales taxes. Before accounting for VAT and sales tax, the average tax burden a single average wage earner faced in the OECD was 36 percent of
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More than four million homeowners are now delaying their monthly mortgage payments as part of both government and private lender relief programs – but some have been put into forbearance by mistake and are having a hard time getting out. While the programs cannot, by law, hurt their credit scores, they can keep borrowers from refinancing
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Chief Executive Officer Bracken Darrell of Logitech addresses a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland March 6, 2019. Arnd Wiegmann | Reuters Logitech reported a 13.6% rise in quarterly sales on Tuesday as more people used its computer products while working from home due to the coronavirus crisis. Logitech said demand accelerated in the three months
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When Governor Gavin Newsom (D) submits his revised budget proposal on Thursday, it will include a vapor tax increase. California currently taxes vapor products at 59.27 percent of wholesale value, but the proposal would impose an additional tax at a rate of $2 for each 40 milligrams of nicotine in the product. The tax would
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Many recovered Covid-19 patients are reporting a longer road to “full health” than expected and some appear to have relapsed, the World Health Organization said Monday. Researchers around the world are still trying to understand exactly how the coronavirus affects the human body. WHO officials say they are working with governments and hospitals around the
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As many restaurants around the world remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, one restaurant in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is experimenting with a new way to dine out. Mediamatic ETEN, a vegan restaurant at the arts center Mediamatic Biotoop, set up greenhouses to test out allowing diners to follow social distancing measures while still eating
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Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban told CNBC on Monday that coronavirus safeguards in place at the White House need to become the norm before most Americans will feel comfortable going out again. “We have to get to that point where the White House standard becomes the national standard, I think, in order for consumers to feel safe going out,
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Office workers wearing protective masks walk past the International Commerce Centre (ICC) in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Paul Yeung | Bloomberg via Getty Images Workplace dynamics will likely be transformed by the time everyone returns to the office again after coronavirus lockdown measures are lifted or eased, experts told CNBC. “The office
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Several countries that have lifted coronavirus restrictions and reopened businesses, including China, have seen jumps in coronavirus cases, underscoring the “challenges that may lie ahead,” the World Health Organization warned Monday. “In the Republic of Korea, bars and clubs were shut as a confirmed case led to many contacts being traced,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
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A worker examines cannabis plants at a Tilray farm. Source: Tilray Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. Novavax — The vaccine company’s stock skyrocketed 37% in extended trading after Novavax highlighted an outside investment of $388 million to advance the clinical development of its coronavirus vaccine candidate in its first-quarter earnings release. The
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