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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Tilray were up more than 2 percent in extended trading Monday following the release of the Canadian cannabis company’s fourth-quarter earnings. Tilray reported a loss of 33 cents on revenue of $15.5 million. Wall Street estimated revenue of $14.1 million. Brendan Kennedy, President and
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Shares of British Columbia-based Tilray jumped after the bell Monday after it reported that its cannabis sales more than doubled over the last year. The company said fourth-quarter revenues of $15.5 million buoyed 2018 sales to $43.1 million, up 110 percent compared to last year. The surge was driven by bulk sales, the first months
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Jackie Cook, a specialist in corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure analysis and founder of FundVotes, which was acquired last year by Morningstar, said the “engagement first, voting later” rationale doesn’t add up, because there is no reason why these companies can’t do both. And the engagements suffer from a lack of transparency. “There
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Daunting numbers indeed, but these conditions speak to priorities undertaken years earlier. Many families would list education as their No. 1 goal, and given the exorbitant cost of college tuition, it only makes sense that their nest egg is less than robust. This is an important distinction to make, that insufficient retirement savings could be
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Economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan is warning investors they could get scorched by one of 2019’s most popular groups. Achuthan believes the semiconductor rally is showing signs of breaking down, and he’s blaming shipment demand. “Collapse comes to mind when you look at global demand for semiconductor chips,” he said Friday on CNBC’s “Trading Nation.” Achuthan,
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“It’s an emerging technology in the very, very early stages of commercialization,” said Dean Frankel, Solid Power’s head of business development. “It just takes time from a scale-up standpoint.” While some start-ups work toward perfecting and scaling up the solid-state battery, others like Sila Nanotechnologies hope to take advantage of current lithium-ion manufacturing processes to
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