Geron Corporation (NASDAQ: GERN) submitted a marketing application with the FDA seeking approval for imetelstat for the treatment of transfusion-dependent anemia in adult patients with low- to intermediate-1 risk myelodysplastic syndromes who have failed to respond or have lost response to or are ineligible for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. The submission is based […]

The global collective of Gen Z VCs, founders, angel investors, start-up enthusiasts, & aspiring VCs convene in Chicago for the return of national event, Future-of-Chicago Summit 2023, by Gen Z VCs CHICAGO, June 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — World Business Chicago, the city’s economic development agency, joined national organization Gen Z […]

A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a company that owns, operates, or finances income-generating real estate. REITs provide investors with an opportunity to invest in real estate without directly owning properties, offering advantages such as regular income through dividends, portfolio diversification, potential tax benefits, professional management, and liquidity through […]

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google shares are trading higher Thursday amid continued AI momentum, along with reports of Google phasing out third-party cookies for 1% of the users of its Chrome browser in the first quarter of 2024. The Big Tech firm reiterated its pledge to phase out third-party cookies in Chrome more […]

Shares of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) are trading higher amid a rebound after the stock fell over 50% when the bank issued an update this week confirming reports it was weighing strategic options. What Happened? PacWest Bancorp on Wednesday issued a business update, confirming reports indicating it was weighing strategic options. The bank […]

Arconic Corp (NYSE: ARNC) has agreed to be acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO) for $5.2 billion and also reported its first-quarter FY23 results. Arconic shareholders will receive $30.00 per share in cash, a premium of ~36% to its undisturbed closing stock price on February 27, 2023. “This transaction […]

Vanguard S&P 500 ETF (NYSE: VOO) is trading higher today. The ETF has the highest exposure to Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), followed by Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT). It has an exposure of ~14% in the stocks combined. It has an exposure of close to 3% in Amazon.Com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN), its third largest holding after Apple and Microsoft. […]