NewsWatch: Dow up more than 200 points as stocks extend rebound rally

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U.S. stocks open higher Wednesday, as healthy corporate earnings reports support a rebound from a plunge that kicked off the week on fears that the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus in many countries would slow the economic recovery from the pandemic. See full story.

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine may not perform as well against delta variant, says study

The study, which examined blood samples in a laboratory setting and has not yet been peer-reviewed, suggests that anyone who received the J&J vaccine may need to receive a second shot as the variant continues to spread across the US. See full story.

10 software stocks with sales expected to increase up to 174% through 2023

Sales-growth leaders in the software industry are expected to include DocuSign, Zoom and See full story.

Netflix lays out mobile games plan that could set a collision course with Apple

“We really see this as an extension of our core product offering” and not as a separate profit pool, Netflix Chief Operating Officer Greg Peters said during a video call late Tuesday to discuss earnings. He characterized the gaming push as a multiyear effort that will start “relatively small” and “continuously improve, based on what members tell us what is working.” See full story.

Elon Musk says Tesla will open up ‘Supercharger’ stations to other EVs

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk tweeted Tuesday that the Silicon Valley electric-car maker will open its fast-charging network to other EVs later this year. See full story.


76% of conservative Republicans polled in 2021 said children today would be worse off than their parents See full story.