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10:15 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Bitcoin’s role in retirement portfolios This cryptocurrency is up more than 60% just since the beginning of the yearThis cryptocurrency is up more than 60% just since the beginning of the year
12:59 p.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Deaths of despair’ during COVID-19 have risen significantly in 2020, new research says They were disproportionately experienced by working aged men, driven in part by synthetic opioids, according to Casey Mulligan, professor of economics at the University of ChicagoThey were disproportionately experienced by working aged men, driven in part by synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, according to Casey Mulligan, professor of economics at the University of Chicago.
4:48 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
COVID-19 has created a ‘flight to safety’ for American job hunters ‘Our findings uncover a flight to safety channel in the labor market,’ a new study says‘Our findings uncover a flight to safety channel in the labor market,’ a new study says.
8:47 a.m. Nov. 12, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
People of Black and Asian descent up to twice as likely to get COVID as white people: meta-analysis And Asian COVID-19 patients may be at higher risk of death and going to the ICU than white patientsAnd Asian COVID-19 patients may be at higher risk of death and going to the ICU than white patients
11:33 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally tops 10 million and Biden warns vaccination is still months away despite positive Pfizer news There is now ‘light at the end of the tunnel’ with a return to ‘normalcy’ appearing likely in 2021, according to Raymond James analystThe U.S. tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose above 10 million on Monday, and financial markets enjoyed a historic rally following positive news on a leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
9:47 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden announces his COVID-19 task force The team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staffThe team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staff.
8:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Why the S&P 500’s return over the next 10 years will be nothing like the last 10 This new way to predict the U.S. market sees stocks barely beating inflation over the next decadeThis new way to predict the U.S. market sees stocks barely beating inflation over the next decade.
3:15 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
What a Joe Biden presidency means for taxes, health care, housing, student debt — and another COVID-19 stimulus package Joe Biden is poised to become the nation’s next president after campaigning on an ambitious domestic agenda.Joe Biden is poised to become the nation’s next president after campaigning on an ambitious domestic agenda.
2:38 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Dr. Atul Gawande on COVID-19: ‘It’s never too late to save another 100,000 lives’ Dr. Atul Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and founder of Ariadne LabsRegardless of the outcome of this week’s presidential election, not much is going to change with how the first COVID-19 vaccines are likely rolled out to Americans.
11:08 a.m. Nov. 4, 2020 - By Alison Omens
Business leaders must protect voters and the voting process — especially after this heated presidential election Americans see democracy as good for capitalism and want CEOs to stand for more than just profitsAmericans see democracy as good for capitalism and want CEOs to stand for more than just profits.
2:40 a.m. Nov. 3, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
You shouldn’t believe all this talk about a stock-market bubble about to burst — here’s why Among individual stocks, though, Tesla is an exceptionThe S&P 500 doesn’t come close, according to this formula. But there is at least one individual stock that does: Tesla.
5:36 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Michael Edesess
Why those highly paid investing pros do worse than a 401(k) committed to a boring stock index fund High fees take a toll on performance, no matter how bright and brilliant you areHigh fees take a toll on performance, no matter how bright and brilliant you are, writes Michal Edesess.
12:49 p.m. Oct. 19, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Many stock investors are too young to remember Black Monday in October 1987 — why that’s a problem Those who don’t remember stock market history will be in for a surprise when the next crash occursThose who don’t remember stock market history will be in for a surprise when the next crash occurs.
8:39 a.m. Oct. 17, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Stock market weakness is likely to persist as extreme bullishness is reaching a crescendo Market timers had been more bullish than at almost any other time since such data began being collected in 2000Market timers had been more bullish than at almost any other time since such data began being collected in 2000.
11:34 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
What the Harvard endowment’s below-average grade can teach you about index funds and your investments Beating the market is tough — even for the best and brightest prosBeating the market is tough — even for the best and brightest pros.
5:49 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Best new money ideas Also, Harvard’s investing lesson and a better way to apply to selective collegesAlso, Harvard’s investing lesson and a better way to apply to selective colleges.
3:03 p.m. Oct. 8, 2020 - By Melissa Korn
DOJ sues Yale over admissions practices for Asian-American and white applicants Suit marks an escalation of the Trump administration’s scrutiny of admissions at elite colleges The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Thursday against Yale University, alleging the school violated federal civil-rights law by discriminating against Asian-American and white applicants in undergraduate admissions.
4:42 a.m. Oct. 8, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Harvard endowment to spin off natural-resources team into separate investment firmHarvard University's endowment is spinning out its natural-resources team into a separate unit that will manage the endowment's portfolio of orchards, farms and plantations, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. Harvard Management Co. and insurer AIG are expected to contribute $200 million each as anchor investors in the new firm, which will be called Solum Partners and be based in Boston, the paper said. Solum will be led by Colin Butterflied, a 47-year old Brazilian who previously managed Brazilian farmland for TIAA-CREF and Cosan SA.
10:26 p.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Don’t ever, ever underestimate the potential of the pandemic’: 5 reasons scientists say you should be afraid of COVID-19 President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’
4:59 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
5 big financial issues Trump and Biden didn’t mention in their first debate Unemployment was the top-searched issue on Google during the first presidential debateUnemployment was the top-searched issue on Google during the first presidential debate.
12:41 p.m. Sept. 30, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
The Asana non-IPO: 5 things to know about direct listing of Facebook co-founder’s software company Asana is workplace collaboration and planning software designed to help teams of employees orchestrate work to achieve their goals smoothly and efficiently“When we started the company, there was a question about whether this would be a category,” company CEO Dustin Moskovitz said on investor day. “It feels much more now that this is the future. Mass adoption of knowledge workers. 2020 is a catalyst year for a lot of performance products.”
2:48 p.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump taps conservative Barrett for Supreme Court If confirmed by Senate, it would be sharpest ideological swing since Clarence Thomas replaced Justice Thurgood Marshall nearly three decades agoPresident Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
1:16 p.m. Sept. 26, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump picks conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court An ideological heir to the late conservative Justice Antonin Scalia, Barrett would fill the seat vacated by liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsberg, in the sharpest ideological swing since Clarence Thomas replaced Justice Thurgood Marshall three decades agoPresident Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
9:46 p.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - Associated Press
Biden brandishes working-class roots and middle-class image in bid to reclaim Rust Belt battlegrounds from self-styled billionaire TrumpIt’s at once a demonstration of Biden’s personal contempt for Trump and the Democratic challenger’s pride in his own family history as mostly working-class Irish Catholics. But, most importantly as voters begin casting early ballots, it’s a carefully tailored message aimed at voters who’ve abandoned Democrats in recent elections and helped Trump turn the Rust Belt’s ‘blue firewall’ red.
5:25 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
CDC says retracted posting that appeared to change the agency’s position on the aerosolized spread of coronavirus was ‘an honest mistake’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reportedly acted after CNN took note of the changed language about viral transmissionCenters for Disease Control and Prevention reportedly acted after CNN took note of the changed language about viral transmission.
9:48 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
What Snowflake and JFrog are telling us about the IPO market now vs. 1999 Average IPO first-day returns is a good measure of investor sentimentAverage IPO first-day returns is a good measure of investor sentiment.
2:42 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Electric vehicle tech provider XL Fleet to merge with SPAC Pivotal Investment in deal valued at about $1 billionXL Fleet, a provider of electric vehicle technology, said Friday it has agreed to merge with Pivotal Investment Corporation II , a special purpose acquisition corporation, or SPAC, in a deal with a pro forma enterprise value of about $1 billion. A SPAC, or blank-check company, is one that goes public and then seeks to acquire a business or businesses. The new entity will be named XL Fleet and will remain listed on the New York Stock Exchange, under a new ticker, "XL." XL's customers include FedEx, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo, Verizon, the City of Boston, Seattle Fire Department, Yale University, and Harvard University, among other blue-chip companies, municipalities, and institutions, the companies said in a joint statement. On close, the company expects to receive about $300 million of cash that will be used to expand, to develop new products and services, pay down or prepay debt and for general corporate purposes. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter. Pivotal shares were up 19% premarket. .
2:13 a.m. Sept. 15, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Here’s what you need to know about clinical trials as drug makers push forward with coronavirus vaccine studiesWhether you’re new to investing in pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies or simply paying close attention to the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, here’s what you need to know to understand how clinical trials work.
4:19 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Public health experts grew increasingly uncomfortable as Trump continued to minimize severity of coronavirus crisis President Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphonePresident Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphone.
2:42 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
Citigroup’s stock underperformed by a wide margin during CEO Corbat’s reign Even at the stock’s 11-year high in January, it had retraced just 13% of its financial-crisis selloffThe only way to rate a CEO’s tenure that really matters for investors is to see how the company’s stock performed relative to its peers and the broader market. In that case, investors may be happy to see Citigroup Inc.’s Michael Corbat retire.
10:23 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 905,000, U.S. toll above 191,000 and experts slam Trump for playing down virus ‘If we’d had widespread mask-wearing mandates, we could have reduced deaths by as much as 20% to even 50%,’ says one expertThe number of global fatalities from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 905,000 on Thursday and the U.S. death toll rose above 191,000, amid widespread criticism of President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis, after journalist Bob Woodward revealed that Trump admitted to him that he deliberately downplayed the virus in the early part of the outbreak.
12:03 p.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - By Bianca Flowers
How Black doctors are answering the call to reform medical education — and bringing COVID-19 vaccine trials to communities of color Patients of color have been ignored in medical textbooks for decades. Black doctors and students say the restructuring of the curriculum is necessary to change the culture of medicine in the classroom — and the examination room.Patients of color have been ignored in medical textbooks for decades. Black doctors and students say the restructuring of the curriculum is necessary to change the culture of medicine in the classroom — and the examination room.
7:44 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By John A. Byrne
This graduate degree will be a job magnet as the world recovers from COVID-19 MBA holders will be in demand in the post-pandemic global economyMBA holders will be in demand in the post-pandemic global economy.
2:03 a.m. Sept. 4, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global tally climbs above 26 million, U.S. above 6.1 million, amid concerns CDC will rush out a vaccineThe global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 26 million on Thursday, while in the U.S. there were growing concerns that President Donald Trump’s administration will attempt to rush out a vaccine ahead of the November presidential election.
4:01 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Economists, including 7 Nobel winners, urge Senate to reject Judy Shelton’s Fed nomination Economists and former Fed officials argue Trump nominee is unfit, too partisanMore than 100 economists, including at least seven Nobel winners, have signed an open letter urging the Senate to reject Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton, calling her views “extreme and ill-considered.”
1:57 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - Associated Press
Coronavirus antibodies do not fade quickly, new study finds 30,000-person test is good news in effort to develop vaccineAntibodies that people make to fight the new coronavirus last for at least four months after diagnosis and do not fade quickly, as some earlier reports suggested, scientists have found.
11:30 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump unduly claimed credit at convention for pandemic response, energy production, the military and veterans, fact check shows Black Lives Matter vilified alongside the amorphous antifascist formation antifa by Rudy Giuliani, while presidential daughter Ivanka Trump commends U.S.’s ‘robust [coronavirus] testing system’Black Lives Matter vilified alongside ‘antifa’ by Rudy Giuliani.
11:22 a.m. Aug. 27, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 24 million as U.S. tally tops 5.8 million, and CDC head walks back testing change amid outcry In a second embarrassment for a major U.S. public health agency this week, CDC says asymptomatic people exposed to infection can again be testedThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 worldwide climbed above 24 million on Thursday, and the U.S. tally topped 5.8 million, as the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention walked back a change in guidelines on testing following a storm of criticism from doctors and scientists.
6:46 a.m. Aug. 27, 2020 - Associated Press
Walmart, Starbucks and a growing number of U.S. companies set to give workers time off to vote ‘No American should have to choose between earning a paycheck and voting’ said PayPal President and CEO Dan SchulmanA growing number of U.S. companies are pledging to give workers time off to vote in the presidential election this November, an effort that’s gaining steam despite the government’s reluctance to make Election Day a federal holiday.
12:18 p.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Shannon Huffman Polson
What you can learn from two prisoners of war about coping with the coronavirus pandemic’s challenges How to build ‘grounded optimism’: Be rooted to the past, connected to the present, and looking to the futureHow to build ‘grounded optimism’: Be rooted to the past, connected to the present, and looking to the future, writes Shannon Huffman Polson.
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