The company’s YAM-2 spacecraft during integration for launch. Loft Orbital Loft Orbital, a space infrastructure start-up, raised $140 million in a new round of funding was led by investment behemoth BlackRock. The San Francisco-based company launched its first missions to space earlier this year, with Loft planning to use the new capital to scale its
Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Halftime Report. Scott Mlyn | CNBC CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday warned investors that selling stocks in thin trading during the early morning premarket hours is not a sound strategy. “The selling that goes on between 4 a.m. and 4:30 a.m. in these Nasdaq names is frightening.” Cramer said on “Squawk
An aerial view of Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center shows where SpaceX had previously started work on a Starship launchpad (bottom right corner), captured during a flyover by the Inspiration4 crew on Sept. 13, 2021. John Kraus / Inspiration4 SpaceX has begun building a launchpad for its Starship rockets in Florida, CEO
In this article ZEN Richard Drury | DigitalVision | Getty Images Company: Zendesk Inc. (ZEN) Business: Zendesk is a software development company that provides “software as a service” solutions for tracking, prioritizing, and solving customer support tickets across various channels. The company’s offerings include Zendesk Chat, a live chat software to connect with customers on
Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images It’s been a dismal week for Cathie Wood’s flagship fund, Ark Innovation, that’s left nearly all of her holdings in bear market.
In this article NOC Concept art of a “Starlab” space station Nanoracks NASA awarded a trio of companies with contracts to develop private space stations, as the agency prepares for the retirement of the International Space Station. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman, and Nanoracks were awarded a combined $415.6 million under NASA’s Commercial LEO
A software rendering shows a recreation of Russia’s anti-satellite weapons test and the destruction of satellite Kosmos 1408, with the debris field in red. AGI The Pentagon called for a global halt to anti-satellite weapons testing on Wednesday, further decrying the practice after Russia’s destructive demonstration last month showered low Earth orbit with debris. “We
In this article AMZN GS David Solomon, chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs & Co., listens during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is getting into the cloud computing business. The bank is opening up access to
Charging Bull Statue is seen at the Financial District as snowfall in New York City, United States on December 16, 2020. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Investors are about to be besieged with financial soothsayers predicting returns for 2022. My guess is after the more than 16% in annualized gains from
Salesforce signage outside office building in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC With markets up big year-to-date, bulls and bears seem to have completely diverged in their hypotheses on the upcoming end of the fiscal year. Some see a potential for a dot com bubble-esq surge, and others only expect a pullback. However, it is of
Catherine Wood, chief executive officer of ARK Investment Management LLC, speaks during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. Kyle Grillot | Bloomberg | Getty Images Cathie Wood — known for her innovation ETFs that garnered billions in inflows during the pandemic — said Ark Invest is internally
Friday’s sharp decline for stocks, spurred by concerns over a new Covid-19 variant, is not a buying opportunity, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We’re going to wake up next week and find one [case] in this country, and I’m not going to recommend anyone buy anything today until we’re sure that isn’t going to happen.
In this article TSLA AAPL Closely watched money manager Cathie Wood told CNBC on Wednesday that Apple could have owned the driverless vehicle market by purchasing Tesla when given the chance during the electric vehicle maker’s troubled Model 3 ramp-up. “We’ve been watching Apple very carefully for years now. Because what is an autonomous vehicle?
In this article M FTCH Betsie Van der Meer | DigitalVision | Getty Images With holiday shopping on my mind and Black Friday in plain sight, I’m laser-focused on the retail sector and its participation in my clients’ investment portfolios. Last week was big for consumers: October retail sales numbers beat expectations, and we had
In this article RKLB A look at the company’s production floor shows a series of Electron boosters, with the typical black carbon fiber rockets in the foreground and a metallic-looking reusable booster in the center. Rocket Lab Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck was once confident that his company would never reuse its rockets like Elon
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on November 09, 2021 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images The leadership of SpaceX’s rocket business has been shaken up, CNBC has learned, as two vice presidents have parted with the company. The changes
High-rise apartment buildings at China Evergrande Group’s under-construction Riverside Palace development in Taicang, Jiangsu province, China, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Asian high-yield bonds have been a hot favorite among institutional investors for the last few years. Also known as junk bonds, they are non-investment grade debt securities
In this article DLTR People walk by a Dollar Tree store on December 11, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Company: Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) Business: Dollar Tree operates discount variety retail stores. It operates through two segments: Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.
In this article M0Y-DE A rendering of the company’s laser communications system on satellites in orbit. Mynaric German laser communications company Mynaric listed on the Nasdaq in the past week and CEO Bulent Altan, a former SpaceX executive, spoke to CNBC about the company’s U.S. debut and plans for further growth. The company raised $75.9
Amazon and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos provides the keynote address at the Air Force Association’s Annual Air, Space & Cyber Conference in Oxen Hill, MD, on September 19, 2018. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty Images Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin this fall raised its offer to cover NASA costs of an astronaut lunar lander by more