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GOP governors ignore Biden’s latest plea on mask mandates

GOP governors ignore Biden’s latest plea on mask mandates

Health
President Joe Biden's pleas for states to stick with mask mandates to slow the spread of the coronavirus were being largely ignored Tuesday as several Republican governors stayed on track to drop the requirement in their states.Biden and the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said a day earlier that this is no time to relax safety measures.In a call with governors on Tuesday, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky buttressed that message by citing "concerning” national trends: The seven-day average of 61,000 new COVID-19 cases per day is up 13%, and the seven-day average of deaths is up 6%.But Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchison announced Tuesday that he is dropping the state’s mask mandate immediately, a day earlier than previously announced. He said on the governors’ call that re...
Ignore FireEye Inc — Here Are 3 Better Stocks

Ignore FireEye Inc — Here Are 3 Better Stocks

Finance
Shares of FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) rallied nearly 30% this year, fueled by a big earnings beat in May and indications that its newer cloud services are growing fast enough to offset softer sales of its on-site appliances. However, FireEye still remains well below its IPO price of $ 20, its sales growth is tepid (analysts expect just 2% growth this year), and it remains unprofitable by both GAAP and non-GAAP measures.I'm not saying that FireEye can't turn things around, but I believe that there are better cybersecurity plays on the market today. Let's check out three stocks that fit the bill: CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) , Check Point (NASDAQ: CHKP) and Proofpoint (NASDAQ: PFPT) .Source: Getty.CyberArkOne of FireEye's biggest flaws is its lack of GAAP profi...