Dow Runs Streak to 6

The S&P 500 rose Wednesday, eking out its 70th record close of 2021.

The Dow Jones Industrials stayed positive 90.42 points to finish at 36,488.63. The blue-chip average closed at a record for the first time since November and posted its sixth-straight winning day.

The S&P 500 index marched ahead 6.71 points to 4,793.06. The S&P 500 has closed at a record 28% of the time in 2021. This year has seen the second-highest number of record closes ever, behind 77 closing highs in 1995.

The NASDAQ fell 15.51 points at 15,766.22.

Biogen surged roughly 9.5% and led the S&P 500 after a report in South Korean media that the biotechnology company is in talks to be acquired by Samsung. The deal would reportedly be worth more than $40 billion. Biogen declined to comment on the report.

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Secrets of Success: Rebecca Masri MBE, Founder of Little Emperors

A moment in time and a seized opportunity saw Rebecca team up with university friends to form Little Emperors.

Cast your mind back to 2008, the market crashed and the world headed into a global recession. At this time, Rebecca was working at Goldman Sachs and saw that most of the luxury hotels had been removed from the ‘approved hotel list’ for their corporate travel program. She then realised the potential of expanding the offering of luxury hotels to the rising number of SMEs who didn’t have the volume of trade to negotiate lower rates and Little Emperors was plotted out on a notepad.

Today, Little Emperors is a private members hotel club, offering access to preferred rates and guaranteed benefits at over 4,000 of the most exclusive hotels around the globe, handpicked by a team of travel advisors and luxury experts. With well over 30,000 members, Rebecca takes some

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How To Start A Small Enterprise (With Pictures)

Some folks hate answering to a boss all the time- needing permission to schedule a dentist appointment or take the day off when they’re sick.

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S&P Closes at New Record, Shrugging off Omicron Scare

The major averages rose for a third day on Thursday as investors looked past earlier jitters about the spread of the omicron COVID variant.

The Dow Jones Industrials advanced 196.67 points to close Thursday, the last session before Christmas, at 35,950.56. Gain on the week was 584 points, or 1.65%.

The S&P 500 index hiked 29.23 points to 4,725.79, at a new record, collecting 105 points on the week, or 2.3%.

The NASDAQ popped 131.48 points at 15,653.37, for a weekly gain of 484 points, or 3.19%.

Thursday’s gains were broad across the board, although on light volume. Bank shares were higher, along with Big Tech stocks Microsoft and Nvidia.

The Food and Drug Administration granted emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s COVID pill, the first oral antiviral drug against the virus. The FDA also authorized Merck’s antiviral pill for COVID-19 on Thursday.

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