Verizon Deals Data & Damien Hirst: Art Market Shark

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Verizon reported better-than-expected revenue and subscriber growth, raising its full-year outlook. Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg breaks down the results and how much our smartphones show about post-pandemic consumers. Famed visual artist Damien Hirst says he believes in the staying power of nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. He discusses his NFT project where the buyer eventually chooses whether to keep - or destroy - digital or physical art, aptly named “The Currency.” The Opening Ceremonies are still a couple of days away, but the Tokyo Olympics are getting underway. World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke to the International Olympic Committee members in Tokyo, and said the global failure to share vaccines, tests and treatments is fueling a “two-track pandemic.” Plus, Chipotle earnings are hot, AMC’s board names Redditor-approved CEO Adam Aron as chairman and the Milwaukee Bucks win the club's 1st NBA title since 1971. And, breaking in the Squawk Terrace, high above Times Square!

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