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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The entrance to a Macy’s department store. Jeffrey Greenberg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images Macy’s told analysts Thursday that it is well into the financing process to raise debt, to come up with additional liquidity during the coronavirus pandemic.  “We have been engaged in this process for a while,” Chief Financial Officer Paula Price
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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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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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J.J. Redick is one of the top 10 free throw shooters in NBA history. Redick sat down with Business Insider to discuss NBA free agency, his big offseason and why players struggle with free throws. ————————————————– 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 the
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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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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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Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin speaks with President Donald J. Trump and members of the coronavirus task force during a briefing in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, April 02, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post Under pressure to deliver relief to
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White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday that data from a coronavirus drug trial testing Gilead Sciences‘ antiviral drug remdesivir showed “quite good news” and sets a new standard of care for Covid-19 patients. Speaking to reporters from the White House, Fauci said he was told data from the trial showed a “clear-cut
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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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In the time since nonessential businesses began to close their doors in March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the U.S. labor market has wiped out all the job gains it made in the decade since the Great Recession. With roughly 26.5 million Americans now out of work who have filed for unemployment, many
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Getty Images Alphabet shares rose as much as 4% in extended trading on Tuesday after the company reported earnings for the first quarter, during which the coronavirus spread globally. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: $9.87 per share, adjusted Revenue: $41.16 billion Cloud revenue: $2.78 billion YouTube advertising revenue: $4.04 billion
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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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