Month: April 2020

Phynart Studio Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, an astounding 53% of the American population felt anxious about personal finances. Undoubtedly, that percentage has grown significantly, with more than 26 million Americans becoming unemployed since then. The statistics are alarming, but it is not time to panic — it’s time to plan. Although many financial plans
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Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Peter Parks | AFP | Getty Images Elon Musk is having issues with conference calls lately. Thursday afternoon, the SpaceX CEO unexpectedly spoke up during a NASA conference call on Thursday, after the agency’s Administrator Jim Bridenstine was asked about Musk’s recent comments on the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 3, 2019. Mason Trinca | Reuters Apple shares were down slightly in extended trading on Thursday after the company’s second-quarter earnings in which it reported $58.3 billion in revenue, a slight year-over-year increase, during a quarter in which supply
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How do you pour a beer? Turns out this popular pouring method — that results in little to no foam — is completely wrong. And can actually cause stomach issues! Max Bakker, a Master Cicerone (think a sommelier for beer) and High-End Educator at Anheuser-Busch InBev shows the correct technique. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on
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► Subscribe to FT.com here:http://bit.ly/2GakujT The sister of supreme leader Kim Jong Un has become the global face of North Korean diplomacy after being dispatched to the South for the Winter Olympics Edited by Paolo Pascual. Footage from Reuters. ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content from the Financial
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The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero in response to the economic shock from the coronavirus crisis. “The most significant responsibility of the Fed now is to make sure that credit markets continue to function,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “Without functioning credit markets, there will be no economic
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General Electric reported Wednesday a steep declines in first-quarter revenue and earnings as the industrial giant took a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The company posted a total revenue of $20.524 billion, which represents a year-over-year decline of 8%. GE Industrial profits fell 46% year over year to $1.096 billion from $2.017 billion. On an
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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during a ceremony at the company’s Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla shares rose more than 7% after hours as the company showed its third consecutive quarter with a profit. Here’s how the company did: 
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Jim Cramer Scott Mlyn | CNBC CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that positive news from Gilead Sciences about a potential treatment for the coronavirus marked a turning point in the fight against Covid-19. “What I regard this as is the beginning of the end of the true nightmare, which is that it’s a death sentence,” Cramer said on
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Tobias Schwarz | AFP | Getty Images Microsoft shares rose 2% in extended trading on Wednesday after the company reported fiscal third-quarter sales growth of 15%, fueled by its cloud business. The company said in a statement that the coronavirus “had minimal net impact on the total company revenue” in the
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In this Friday, April 24, 2020 photo provide by the Alfred Wegener Insitute shows the German Arctic research vessel Polarstern in the ice next to a research camp in the Arctic region. Manuel Ernst | Alfred-Wegner-Institut | AP From delaying Arctic expeditions to canceling climate summits, the coronavirus pandemic is hindering global climate change progress and
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A great presentation takes more than smart preparation and execution of verbal skills. Body language is just as important, and the 2014 Toastmasters International world champion of public speaking Dananjaya Hettiarachchi reveals his four best tips. ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ ————————————————– Business Insider is
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The company has been hand-making soap, bath bombs and body products for almost a quarter of a century but it is only now that ethical brands have become so much a part of the mainstream. The FT’s Daniel Thomas profiles the cosmetics company. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2ScJWhf ► Check out our Community tab for more
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Intelligent, indestructible and with no humans on board, these sailboats are plotting their own course through the waters of San Francisco Bay. If Richard Jenkins gets his way, soon there’ll be hundreds of them – trawling the oceans for data. Video by Victoria Blackburne-Daniell, David Nicholson ———- #BloombergHelloWorld Hello World is a Webby and Emmy-nominated
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Image Source | Getty Images When it comes to coronavirus stimulus checks, many say $1,200 isn’t enough. Millions of those one-time payments are still on their way to Americans. The coronavirus shutdown, however, could have economic effects for months. Now, political leaders are turning to proposals for putting more income in Americans’ hands. “Others have
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Investors should look to sectors that lately have been “completely eviscerated” as the U.S. economy seeks to recover from the coronavirus crisis, Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson told CNBC on Tuesday.  “We’re bullish overall, and we just think there’s more upside in potentially some of the laggard areas,” Wilson said on “Fast Money.” “That’s not saying anything bad
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A couple wearing protective facemasks as a prevention measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walk at a nearly empty shopping mall in Beijing on February 27, 2020. Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images BEIJING — As businesses try to boost sales to during the coronavirus slump, one of the hottest trends in marketing has created plenty
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