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Phil Hall

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June 22, 2021 5:19 PM
Bakersfield, California, has earned the sorry spot as the nation’s top city for a population desperate to get rid of mosquitos, according to new ...
June 22, 2021 4:15 PM
Hulk Hogan's signature move might have been the Leg Drop and John Cena may have perfected the Attitude Adjustment, but Needham senior analyst Laur ...
June 22, 2021 2:29 PM
Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM), the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, is reportedly considering putting itself up for sale. Fowl Pla ...
June 22, 2021 1:48 PM
When life hands you lemons, the obvious response according to the timeless cliché is to make lemonade. But what happens when life makes chicken ...
June 22, 2021 1:20 PM
Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) is reportedly planning to close all but one of its Disney Stores in the U.K. as the company shifts from brick-and-mort ...
June 22, 2021 12:07 PM
Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (BREIT), a real estate investment platform managed by a subsidiary of Blackstone Group Inc (NYSE: BX), has a ...
June 22, 2021 11:14 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is introducing a limited-time video game offering players a chance to win a 2021 Model 3 from Tesla ...
June 21, 2021 3:30 PM
China’s BIT Mining Ltd - ADR (NYSE: BTCM) announced the delivery of the first batch of its cryptocurrency mining machines to Kazakhstan. Wh ...
June 21, 2021 12:06 PM
“Sesame Street” has introduced its first openly gay characters, with two fathers raising a young daughter. What Happened: On June 17, the ...
June 21, 2021 10:55 AM
Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is poised to become the first billionaire to fly in a spaceflight when he takes off on July ...
June 21, 2021 10:24 AM
Lionsgate Entertainment Corp. (NYSE: LGF-A) comedy action film “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” was the winner at the U.S. ...
June 20, 2021 10:32 AM
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is preparing for its sixth annual Prime Day sales event that offers Amazon Prime members big discounts across nearly a ...
June 18, 2021 1:32 PM
The fast-food industry spends $5 billion on advertising and is disproportionately targeting children in general and Black and Latino youth in particul ...
June 18, 2021 12:50 PM
Does crime pay? Wall Street Crime and Punishment is a weekly series by Benzinga's Phil Hall chronicling the bankers, brokers and financial ne&rsqu ...
June 18, 2021 10:20 AM
Diana Ross has announced the upcoming release of “Thank You,” her first original album since 2006's “I Love You.” It& ...
June 18, 2021 8:57 AM
Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN) has introduced a new tool designed to track audience levels for streaming service programming as well as television audience view ...
June 17, 2021 5:27 PM
President Joe Biden has signed into law a bill that recognizes Juneteenth as the nation's newest federal holiday. What Happened: The bill, which o ...
June 17, 2021 5:13 PM
El Pollo LoCo Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO) has announced plans to become the first national restaurant company to conduct test flights for door-t ...
June 17, 2021 2:14 PM
Bob Dylan is planning to star in his first broadcast concert in nearly three decades with a presentation on Veeps, the livestream platform division of ...
June 17, 2021 12:23 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court has dismissed the latest effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare. What Happened: In a ...
June 17, 2021 11:56 AM
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is calling on social media platforms to help prevent fake reviews on its e-commerce site, threatening to hold them &qu ...
June 17, 2021 11:03 AM
Walt Disney Co (NYSE: DIS) has announced that the long-anticipated updated edition of The Beatles’ 1970 film “Let It Be” will p ...
June 16, 2021 1:37 PM
It appears that Tessica Brown, who achieved notoriety earlier this year as the "Gorilla Glue Girl" for using the industrial-strength adhesiv ...
June 16, 2021 12:27 PM
The National Football League has named Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO) as its first "Official Spirits Sponsor." What Happened: The new multiyear spon ...
June 16, 2021 11:45 AM
The global investment firm Platinum Equity has acquired educational publishing company McGraw Hill from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global M ...
June 16, 2021 11:05 AM
First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF) has agreed to a $487,616 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that resolves ch ...
June 16, 2021 9:58 AM
Jeff Bezos can start and run a multibillion-dollar business empire and fly to the edge of outer space, but can he single-handedly eat Leonardo da Vinc ...
June 16, 2021 9:00 AM
Benzinga’s weekly Stock Wars matches up two leaders in a major industry sector, allowing readers to decide which company is the better investmen ...
June 15, 2021 4:44 PM
Don't expect Roger Waters to be smashing the Like button for Mark Zuckerberg anytime soon — the Pink Floyd co-founder angrily turned down a ...
June 15, 2021 3:50 PM
MacKenzie Scott, the ex-wife of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, has announced the philanthropic gift of $2.74 billion to 2 ...