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Vaccine-maker Novavax said it expects to be in a position to provide an Omicron-containing vaccine in the fourth quarter of 2022.
In a statement, Novavax wrote that it is awaiting emergency use authorization for its prototype COVID-19 vaccine, noting that clinical data demonstrate it offers immune responses against variants like the Omicron BA.4/5.
U.S. stocks ended mixed in a choppy session as investors weighed fresh data signaling a recession after the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta updated its 2Q GDP estimate which is tracking at a 2.1% contraction. In commodities, oil lost over 8% to $99.50 per barrel, the biggest one-day percentage drop since March.
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The Nasdaq Composite curbed losses early afternoon helped by gains in Micron, Dollar Tree, Google and Amazon.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 9 million travelers between Thursday and Sunday.
Through Monday, TSA officers screened about 11.3 millionMore than 2.49 million individuals headed to airports on Friday – a pandemic-era record.
Investors continued to sell U.S. stocks as they returned from the long July 4th holiday week with all three of the major benchmark averages down over 1% in early trading ahead of Friday’s widely watched employment report for June. In commodities, oil hovered at $91 per barrel in a sharp off nearly 6% in today’s session.
The price of gas continues to fall slowly since the national average for regular gasoline crossed $5.00 per gallon last month.
The figure was the largest recorded gas price since the AAA motor group began tracking data in 2000.
As of Tuesday morning, the price of a gallon of regular gas hit $4.80, an 80 cents drop from a week ago.
Gas is still well above its July 2021 price, when a gallon of gas averaged $3.13, according to the AAA.
Cryptocurrency prices initially fell Tuesday morning as Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin were all in negative territory.
At nearly 5 a.m. ET, Bitcoin was trading at about $19,815 (-2.17%), down approximately $440. For the week, Bitcoin was down nearly 2.4%. For the month, Bitcoin was down approximately 32%.
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