Dow up 450 points on gains for shares of Caterpillar, UnitedHealth

DOW UPDATE Shares of Caterpillar and UnitedHealth are seeing strong returns Tuesday afternoon, propelling the Dow Jones Industrial Average rally. Shares of Caterpillar (CAT) and UnitedHealth (UNH) have contributed to the index’s intraday rally, as the Dow (DJIA) was most recently trading 450 points (1. — Read on

Apple to shut seven retail stores in Houston again as COVID-19 cases jump | Financial Post

Apple Inc is set to shut seven of its retail locations in Houston, Texas again due to an increase in the number of novel coronavirus cases in the United States, the company said Wednesday. — Read on

Apple’s Diversity Chief Leaves as Companies Vow to Tackle Racism

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc.’s head of diversity and inclusion Christie Smith is leaving the iPhone company, according to people familiar with the matter.Last week, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said Apple is launching a $100 million Racial Equity and Justice Initiative, adding to the company’s response to the police killing of George Floyd last month.Continue reading “Apple’s Diversity Chief Leaves as Companies Vow to Tackle Racism”