Boeing Starliner Sends Astronauts to Orbit; Walmart Offers Bonus to 700,000 Hourly Workers | Business Matters Full Broadcast (June 5)

Don Ma
By Don Ma
June 5, 2024Business Matters
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Boeing’s new Starliner capsule flew its first crew of astronauts to orbit on Wednesday from Florida in a much-delayed test mission to the International Space Station, a milestone in the aerospace giant’s ambitions to step up its competition with Elon Musk’s SpaceX.

Walmart will pay bonuses to its U.S. hourly store workers, including those at its pharmacy and Vision Center stores, the retailer said on Wednesday, in a move that could boost wages for 700,000 front-line staff.

Nvidia rallied to record highs on Wednesday, with the artificial intelligence chipmaker’s valuation breaching the $3 trillion mark and overtaking Apple to become the world’s second most valuable company.

TXSE Group, backed by BlackRock and Citadel Securities, plans to launch the Texas Stock Exchange in Dallas, going up against established New York-centric exchanges in a bid to attract global companies.

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