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Jeff Bezos, left, and Elon Musk Getty Images; Reuters The U.S. Federal Court of Claims ruled against Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin in the company’s lawsuit versus NASA over a lucrative astronaut lunar lander contract awarded to Elon Musk’s SpaceX earlier this year. Federal judge Richard Hertling sided with the defense in his ruling, completing a
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In this article MAXR A close look at the primary mirror of a Worldview Legion satellite during assembly and inspection. Maxar Maxar Technologies‘ stock jumped on Thursday after reporting third-quarter results, with Wall Street analysts welcoming the space company’s progress toward the launch of key satellites next year. The company reported an adjusted EBITDA profit
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Key Takeaways Berkshire Hathaway beat analysts’ expectations on earnings and revenues but missed on operating earnings. Gains on its investment portfolio were down YOY, but operating earnings from all segments except insurance were up. Insurance posted a larger underwriting loss than in Q3 2020. Revenues increased YOY across business segments, reflecting the conglomerate’s broad exposure
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In this article BA ASTR AMZN Rocket 3.1 launches from Kodiak, Alaska. Astra / John Kraus A flurry of space companies filed requests with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday for new or expanded broadband networks, asking the regulator for approval of nearly 38,000 total satellites. Amazon, Astra, Boeing, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Hughes Network, OneWeb, SpinLaunch,
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Despite mixed critical reviews, The Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) latest release Eternals has earned $9.5 million on its opening day in international markets. That figure is the third-highest opening this year after Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and Black Widow, Disney’s previous releases. Eternals, which is part of Disney’s lucrative Marvel Cinematic Universe
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday took comfort in a prediction by Dr. Scott Gottlieb that the pandemic phase of Covid could be over by January. “Dr. Gottlieb basically said the war’s over, and that’s just incredible,” Cramer said. Gottlieb, who had served as FDA chief under former President Donald Trump, is currently a Pfizer board
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Quartr A new start-up is attempting to modernize the investor relations industry to meet the surge of new retail investors. Swedish start-up Quartr recently raised $4.5 million to help build out its product, which includes recordings of earnings calls and financial documents from major companies. Investors in Quartr include executives at the Ritholtz Group —
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) While much of the world has been focused on environmental, social, and governance issues over the past few years, more recently, cracks are starting to show in the way companies are working to solve ESG challenges.  Eileen Murray is the chairperson at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and
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Facebook Inc. (FB), the world’s largest social networking website, was founded by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and several Harvard College roommates in 2004. The company’s name initially was FaceMash, which was changed to TheFacebook, eventually dropping “The” from its name to become, simply, Facebook. Zuckerberg and his co-founders initially launched the service for their Harvard classmates,
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In this article CAR A customer boards an Avis Budget Group Inc. shuttle bus at the Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Car rental stock Avis Budget surged Tuesday after the company reported a stronger-than-expected third quarter that sparked massive trading
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