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12:58 a.m. Sept. 24, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
Unemployment in the LGBT community is steep—here’s a little help for those with money anxieties How the SAGECents app aims to get users on trackThere’s a new, free personal-finance app for older LGBT adults having money troubles.
11:33 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘I absolutely believe that we can do better, America,’ says the attorney for the family of Breonna Taylor — months before a grand jury indicted 1 of 3 officers in her fatal shooting Civil rights attorney Ben Crump says too few prosecutors hold police accountable Civil rights attorney Ben Crump says too few prosecutors hold police accountable.
8:32 a.m. Sept. 23, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Russia’s ‘Google’ Yandex joins super-app race with $5.5 billion offer for online bank TinkoffThe proposed deal will reshape Russia’s banking and tech sectors, and intensify competition with state-lender Sberbank.
1:34 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘His family didn’t care if he was dead or alive’: My fiancé died of a heart attack. His brother is executor and refuses to talk to me. Am I entitled to anything? ‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing’‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing.’
5:25 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My partner has earned millions of dollars during our relationship. We’re not married, but am I entitled to anything if we split? ‘At one point, he was offered a job in Europe and I left my new job in the U.S. to join him, a decision that left me unable to earn an income and continuing to depend on him for his money’‘At one point, he was offered a job in Europe and I left my new job in the U.S. to join him, a decision that left me unable to earn an income and continuing to depend on him for his money.’
12:58 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Zoom adds an eBay worth of market cap as stock shoots more than 40% higher Videoconferencing company adds more than $37 billion in market cap to top $100 billion for first time after another blowout earnings reportZoom Video Communications Inc. topped a $100 billion market cap for the first time Tuesday, as continuing success amid the COVID-19 pandemic sent shares more than 40% higher in a single session.
4:06 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Here’s everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in September 2020 ‘The Boys’ are back, and the conspiracy thriller ‘Utopia’ debutsSuperheroes, a pandemic (no, a different one) and a ton of movies are coming to Amazon Prime Video in September.
4:05 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Mike Murphy
Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in September 2020, and what’s leaving Among the highlights: A new season of ‘Pen15’ and the return of ‘Fargo’ and ‘Archer’ Among the highlights: A new season of ‘Pen15’ and the return of ‘Fargo’ and ‘Archer’
11:22 p.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My husband and I are worth $3.7 million, but I’m afraid I’ll spend my way into the poor house if he dies. When I was single, I bounced checks. What can I do? ‘He earns all the money and handles all our finances. I love to spend money and have a head-in-the-sand approach to money problems’‘He earns all the money and handles all our finances. I love to spend money and have a head-in-the-sand approach to money problems.’
5:57 a.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
An analysis of data from 28,000 patients sheds more light on blood-pressure issues and COVID-19 ‘At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that specific medications for high blood pressure could be linked with worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients’‘At the start of the pandemic, there was concern that specific medications for high blood pressure could be linked with worse outcomes for COVID-19 patients.’
9:31 a.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
10 stocks positioned for an ‘abrupt’ rebound when normalcy finally returns — none of them are techThe stock market continues to buck the steady flow of troubling headlines and gloomy metrics in a stark disconnect with the economy that’s been hotly debated on Wall Street. And while it might feel rather toppy and precarious, Thomas Hayes, founder and chairman of Great Hill Capital, a new phase in the bull market could be on the way.
4:59 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Davide Mamone
‘I was in so much fear that I started running’: Asian Americans must grapple with racism — as well as the coronavirus pandemic ‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look’‘We have a huge percentage of Asian Americans in the hospitals helping to save people from COVID-19 right now. At the same time, we have been targeted just because of how we look.’
7:12 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Here’s how PayPal hopes to turn Venmo into the next PayPal New boss hopes to extract more revenue with a credit card and more, while allowing mostly younger users to keep sending money for freeIf PayPal can get bigger, it will likely depend on one of the trendiest brands in financial technology, Venmo, turning its popularity with consumers into actual revenue. Making Venmo a true money machine for PayPal will depend on its new general manager, Darrell Esch, a PayPal veteran who took over the role in March.
5:49 a.m. July 31, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
This is what personal finance apps should be doing to better serve older people (and maybe everyone) Researchers surveying people over 50 revealed the fault may lie with the apps themselvesWhy don’t older adults embrace this technology? Here’s what a survey found, and how fintech can fix it.
12:22 p.m. July 29, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
U.S. stocks close higher after Fed keeps interest rates near zero, Powell vows to keep up support during pandemic Big tech CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Amazon and Google parent Alphabet Inc. grilled before House antitrust panelS&P 500, Nasdaq finished more than 1.2% higher Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve left benchmark interest rates unchanged and the central bank’s Powell reiterated his promise to keep rates near zero and stimulus intact until the threat of the coronavirus to the U.S. economy has passed.
11:13 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Elizabeth White
Lessons I learned from being laid off in the last recession Avoid making the mistakes I made—especially if you’re over 50If you’ve lost your job or fear you will, there’s still time to avoid making the mistakes I made in 2009.
12:51 p.m. June 30, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Amazon brand value soars above $400 billion, as TikTok joins ranks of Kantar and WPP’s top 100 brands for the first timeThe total brand value of the Top 100 global brands has reached nearly $5 trillion, showing the growing power and influence of technology.
5:18 a.m. June 30, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
After months of ‘heartbreaking’ demand, food banks say they’re bracing for August when unemployed Americans stop getting the extra $600 More than 20 million Americans will stop receiving the supplemental $600 a week after July 31 if lawmakers don’t actMore than 20 million Americans will stop receiving the supplemental $600 a week after July 31 if lawmakers don’t act.
5:13 a.m. June 29, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
Drone deliveries and holograph shopping are being fast tracked thanks to coronavirus: here are some companies set to benefit Coronavirus has accelerated the shift to virtual reality shopping, and Walmart, Amazon and Ocado are driving the changeThe future of grocery shopping will involve shopping from home using virtual reality headsets and deliveries via drones and self-driving cars, according to this banker.
5:31 a.m. June 26, 2020 - By Linda Hanstra
Preparing kids for adulthood: 5 secrets to an easier launch Disappointment and frustration are expected, even when the unexpected happensA few flight lessons that will allow the fledglings to take off, fly, and land smoothly on the journey to adulthood.
12:32 a.m. June 26, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks rise, but gains tempered by U.S. coronavirus concerns Lufthansa, H&M, Tesco and Wirecard on the moveEuropean stocks rose on Friday, brushing aside gloomy news on a record rise in coronavirus cases in the U.S., with gains for German business software group SAP SE and losses for Swedish retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB.
8:15 a.m. June 25, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Market cross currents resurface, S&P 500 weathers test of 200-day average Focus: Financials test major support ahead of stress tests, XLF, UPS, YETI, AU, ARWRU.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, vacillating in the wake of an aggressive mid-week downdraft. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has effectively nailed its breakout point (9,838) — and rallied from major support — while the S&P 500 has reversed early Thursday from its 200-day moving average.
5:53 a.m. June 19, 2020 - By Leslie Albrecht
5 ways to support black-owned businesses: ‘It’s not rocket science — people just choose not to do it’ Official Black Wall Street is promoting a 30-day ‘Buy Black Challenge’ starting on JuneteenthOfficial Black Wall Street is promoting a 30-day ‘Buy Black Challenge’ starting on Juneteenth.
5:34 a.m. June 19, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks rise on signs of loosening U.S.-China tension while Wirecard gets crushed again Wirecard shares slide 43% with crucial loans in the balanceEuropean stocks pushed higher on Friday and were headed for a weekly gain after days of worries over rising coronavirus cases in parts of the world. Potential good news on the U.S.-China trade front was inspiring some gains.
6:18 a.m. June 18, 2020 - By Cody Willard
Navigating the topsy-turvy stock market is easier if you set longer-term goals Cody Willard shares a personal story that applies to the economy and investingCody Willard shares a personal story that applies to the economy and investing.
8:40 a.m. June 9, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to ‘clear skies’ territory, Nasdaq approaches 10,000 mark Focus: Small- and mid-caps stage statistically unusual breakout, Semiconductor sector challenges record highs, SMH, MDC, ZS, WSM, BYNDTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start June, rising amid distinctly bullish bigger-picture price action, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
8:10 a.m. June 9, 2020 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a break to ‘clear skies’ territory, Nasdaq approaches 10,000 mark Focus: Small- and mid-caps stage statistically unusual breakout, Semiconductor sector challenges record highs, SMH, MDC, ZS, WSM, BYNDTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start June, rising amid distinctly bullish bigger-picture price action. In the process, the Nasdaq Composite has reached all-time highs — previously uncharted territory — as it approaches the marquee 10,000 mark.
4:55 a.m. June 5, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
This contrarian strategist recommends chasing bears in these hard-hit sectorsOne strategist explains why he likes the sectors that bearish investors are betting against.
2:32 a.m. May 27, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘I’ll never give my wife $1,200 to blow her stimulus check. She’ll get a couple of hundred bucks to go shopping.’ What’s wrong with that? ‘I can’t believe the sick selfishness of you people where men are concerned’‘I can’t believe the sick selfishness of you people where men are concerned.’
6:01 a.m. May 13, 2020 - By Riley Adams
How to start on your financial independence journey Accumulating enough money so you don’t need to workAccumulating enough money so you don’t need to work.
1:52 a.m. May 10, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Hedge fund manager lays out his two best investments for a post-pandemic inflationary worldThe U.S. reached another grim pandemic milestone Friday, with news that post-recession employment gains have largely been wiped out, though some relief on the U.S.-China trade front has investors looking past that historic data.
7:39 a.m. May 9, 2020 - By Weston Blasi
Sun Valley’s ‘summer camp for billionaires’ has been canceled due to coronavirus Annual conference with attendees like Tim Cook and Warren Buffett has been an epicenter for large mergers in past yearsThe 2020 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, also known as “summer camp for billionaires,” has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, sources tell MarketWatch.
11:39 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Retiring in 10-20 years? Here’s your best approach to stocks right now, says top U.S. financial adviser. Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day comes from a top financial planner in the U.S., who is keeping her cool, hoping for the best and offering this advice for those who still have some ways to go before retiring.
9:53 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
I have $500K, own several properties and plan to retire by 40. I’m in love, but my girlfriend just bought a $37K Mercedes — and says I’ve enough money for both of us ‘Am I being overly protective of my financial goals, or is she out of line for expecting to enjoy the benefits without making the sacrifices?’‘Am I being overly protective of my financial goals, or is she out of line for expecting to enjoy the benefits without making the sacrifices?’
8:10 a.m. May 1, 2020 - By Callum Keown
U.K. stocks close lower and U.S. stocks fall as Trump threatens China with tariffs and earnings spook investorsBritish stocks and U.S. futures moved lower early on a quiet Friday as investors digested earnings warnings, gloomy economic data and the potential resumption of U.S.-China trade tensions.
8:12 a.m. April 30, 2020 - By Daniel Gorfine
The U.S. needs these 4 upgrades to its digital infrastructure to effectively fight the coronavirus U.S. needs upgrade on four digital fronts: payments; currency; identity, and dataGlitches with coronavirus relief money expose flaws in technology, write Daniel Gorfine and Kabir Kumar.
7:21 a.m. April 29, 2020 - By Emily Bary
Alphabet stock surges as ad commentary soothes worst fears Some analysts say the company isn’t out of the woods yet, howeverAlphabet Inc.’s commentary on the advertising market helped ease some of Wall Street’s worst fears, but the company isn’t out of the woods yet.
1:08 p.m. April 27, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
This contact tracing technology of COVID-19 in over a dozen jurisdictions could assist companies as they reopenCongress would need to allocate about $3.6 billion in emergency funding, including the hiring of 100,000 contact tracers, to identify who has tested positive for COVID-19 and find out from them where they have gone and whom they’ve come in contact with.
9:00 a.m. April 16, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
Watch out for phony work-from-home job offers Tips to avoid getting scammed, and how to find a legitimate remote jobA remote-work expert’s cautionary tips on too-good-to-be true lures.
8:42 a.m. March 22, 2020 - By Leslie Albrecht
6 ways to help others during the coronavirus outbreak — ‘Everyone is a responder in this crisis’ Some groups will feel this public health crisis more than others, including older people, workers who can’t call in sick, and those who can’t pay for quality health care or don’t have access to itSome groups will feel this public health crisis more than others, including older people, workers who can’t call in sick, and those who can’t pay for quality health care or don’t have access to it.
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