5:51 p.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Khadeeja Safdar
L Brands set to sell Victoria’s Secret, which would go private Deal with Sycamore Partners would value struggling retailer at $1.1 billionL Brands Inc. is near a deal to sell control of Victoria’s Secret to a private-equity firm in a transaction that values the lingerie brand at about $1.1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
11:32 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Where Bloomberg, Sanders, Warren and 2020 Democrats stand on climate change From a Green New Deal to abandoning oil drilling and pricing carbon, the candidates consider climate a priorityThe field of Democrats looking to beat President Donald Trump this year — including the six on the stage Tuesday night — are aligned in their pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Most candidates want to end new fossil-fuel leasing on public lands and several are critical of fracking. A few have latched onto the Green New Deal.
10:49 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Brenton Smith
Mike Bloomberg joins the list of presidential contenders offering only vague promises to fix Social Security It’s really little more than a vow to think about the problemsIt’s really little more than a vow to think about the problems.
9:19 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Jacob Passy
This is the cheapest time to visit Disneyland and Disney World Disney increased the prices of some tickets and passes for its theme parks in California and FloridaDisney increased the prices of some tickets and passes for its theme parks in California and Florida.
8:17 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
‘I stock shelves at a grocery store 3 days a week.’ I’m 28, a single mother, a veteran and work two part-time jobs. Should I accept my father’s offer to help with my expenses? ‘For the last few months, I’ve been working two part-time jobs in addition to my military duties to save up for my monthly shortfall while I’m in school’‘For the last few months, I’ve been working two part-time jobs in addition to my military duties to save up for my monthly shortfall while I’m in school.’
8:05 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Tonya Garcia
Walmart could run into privacy issues in its efforts to get personal with consumers, analysts say Walmart shares ended Tuesday up 1.5% despite fourth-quarter earnings and revenue misses Walmart talked about the increased use of technology to create a personalized shopping experience during its investor community event.
7:34 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
Apple Aside, the Coronavirus Hasn’t Caused Many Companies to Adjust Their Outlooks
Apple recently warned it wouldn’t be able to achieve its revenue guidance for the current quarter, citing the coronavirus impact. But not many other companies have changed their guidance because of the virus.
5:19 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Beckie Strum
20-Bedroom Palladian Manor Outside Bath, England, Asks £9.5MThe historic stone mansion, Ston Easton Park, stands on 28 acres and is replete with historic architectural details
5:04 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
- By Dr. Marty Makary
This woman was charged $143,396.66 for a breast biopsy — here’s how to improve medical billing transparency A doctor’s prescription to save patients money, grief and sticker shockA doctor’s prescription to save patients money, grief and sticker shock.
2:30 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
It’s Michael Milken’s World. The Rest of Us Just Live in It.
Without Milken—or someone like him—the financialization of the global economy wouldn’t have happened. And there wouldn’t have been the Great Financial Crisis, the aftereffects of which still are being felt.
1:30 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020
Hedge Fund Alleges SEC Bias in Short-Selling Case
Unusual enforcement action involving Gregory Lemelson and Ligand Pharmaceuticals shows how companies pursue short-selling enemies.
8:33 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020
- By Alessandra Malito
Mike Bloomberg thinks the government needs to do more for your retirement The former New York City mayor suggests reform for Social Security, Medicare and elderly assistanceThe former New York City mayor suggests reform for Social Security, Medicare and elderly assistance.
7:12 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020
What Warren Buffett Might Tell Investors in His Annual Letter This Week
Berkshire Hathaway investors will be looking at a range of issues, including succession, stock repurchases, dividends, the acquisition environment, the company’s lagging stock price, and its move to pare its longtime Wells Fargo holding.
7:48 p.m. Feb. 17, 2020
- By Lina Saigol
Bombs, bats, ants and now trees — Tesla’s big green hurdle in Germany Analyst says it’s too soon to say if investors should worryTesla’s gigafactory in Germany has run into another hiccup. Environmentalists have stopped it from pulling down trees, claiming potential damage to the water supply .
6:18 a.m. Feb. 17, 2020
U.S. Manufacturers Face Staff Shortages In China Due to Coronavirus, Survey Reveals
China is struggling to get its more than a billion workers back on the job amid the continuing COVID—19 outbreak. A new survey reveals the extent of that tough task.
1:38 p.m. Feb. 16, 2020
- Associated Press
Democratic rivals accuse Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ election Biden picks up another endorsement ahead of Nevada caucusWith the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning Sunday were fixated on a rival who wasn’t contesting the state.
5:37 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020
Inside Berkshire Hathaway’s Future Without Warren Buffett
The Oracle turns 90 in August, and the company he built could be in for a stock-boosting makeover.
5:01 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
My husband and I set up a nonprofit for his parents. We charged them $10K. When his siblings found out ‘all hell broke loose’ — now they want $10K for simply doing chores ‘We spent an exhausting, but very happy and productive year working nights, on the weekends and through vacations. We clocked more than 1,000 hours’‘We spent an exhausting, but very happy and productive, year working nights, on the weekends and through vacations. We clocked more than 1,000 hours.’
4:28 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020
- By Bill Bischoff
How to go back in time and cash in on 2018 tax breaks before it’s too late ‘Tax extenders’ legislation retroactively resurrected tax breaks for 2018 — here’s how to claim them‘Tax extenders’ legislation retroactively resurrected tax breaks for 2018 — here’s how to claim them.
3:02 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
Fortnite gamers don’t need to worry about reporting their V-Bucks to the IRS Virtual currency is ‘an important focal point’ for the IRS in 2020 — just not in-game currency that can’t be used in the real worldVirtual currency is ‘an important focal point’ for the IRS in 2020 — just not in-game currency that can’t be used in the real world.
3:16 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- Associated Press
Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe won’t be charged, Justice Department tells lawyers Long-running inquiry looked into McCabe’s candor with federal investigators about his involvement in a news-media disclosureLong-running inquiry looked into McCabe’s candor with federal investigators about his involvement in a news-media disclosure.
2:49 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020
How Netflix Wins Despite Underperforming at the Oscars
The streaming giant had 25 nominations and only two wins at the Academy Award. But the stock price went up. The reason: Lots of chatter about the company’s content.
2:04 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- By Max A. Cherney
Why Canopy Growth’s sales grew as Aurora Cannabis struggled to sell more weed Canopy’s purchase of retail and paraphernalia business helped, as did Aurora’s struggles in GermanyCanopy Growth Corp. reported earnings early Friday that gave investors a few reasons to cheer: In short, it wasn’t a total disaster.
12:24 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- By Jake Emen
Great Escapes: Nairobi, Kenya, and the Safaris BeyondExplore the Green City in the Sun before heading out to see the wildlife
10:26 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
Coronavirus pinching car-industry supply chainsFiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said it is temporarily halting production at a car factory in Serbia because it can't get parts from China, a sign of how the coronavirus outbreak is creating a domino effect in a straining global supply chain.
9:35 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- Associated Press
Lawyer Michael Avenatti found guilty of attempt to extort NikeMichael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.
7:00 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
People are spending $1.7 billion on Valentines for their pets One in four people buy Valentine’s Day gifts for their pets, and almost half admit they cuddle with their dog more than their partner. One in four people buy Valentine’s Day gifts for their pets, and almost half admit they cuddle with their dog more than their partner. One in four people buy Valentine’s Day gifts for their pets, and almost half admit they cuddle with their dog more than their partner.
5:46 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
Alkermes Reported More Revenue Than Expected. Here’s Why the Stock Is Falling.
It looks like investors may be running out of patience with Alkermes, a biotech with drugs on the market to treat alcohol dependence and schizophrenia.
1:30 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
Coronavirus Brings China's Debt Problem Back Into Light
Epidemic places local debt back among central concerns haunting the world’s second-largest economy.
12:04 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020
- By KBB Editors
How to save money on car insurance—10 ways Discounts to look for, and other ways to reduce the billLowering your auto insurance bill doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice coverage or customer service.
3:13 p.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Wallace Witkowski
Nvidia’s server sales spike, stock jumps in late trading Gaming sales come in light, but AI-driven data-center revenue beats Wall Street view by more than $140 million Nvidia Corp. shares rally in the extended session Thursday after the chip maker’s data-center sales and outlook top Wall Street estimates while returning to revenue growth.
12:40 p.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Colin Kaepernick: ‘I want to tell the story’ behind taking the knee The former NFL quarterback is releasing a memoir through his own publishing company and Audible The former NFL quarterback is releasing a memoir through his own publishing company and Audible
10:53 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
Newspaper Publisher McClatchy Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
McClatchy obtained $50 million in debtor-in-possession financing from Encina Business Credit.
6:56 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
The Latest Inflation Figures Look Innocuous. They May Not Be.
Consumer-price inflation looks benign on the surface, but there are signs of rising prices in some of the most significant spending areas.
6:17 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Elizabeth Fishel
Valuable lessons I have learned about growing old, from my favorite books The rise of literature on life after 50These nuggets of wisdom offer a more nuanced look at aging
6:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Nancy Collamer
6 questions to help you figure out where and how to work part time in retirement Many plan to work in retirement, even if there’s no financial needIt’s wise to do some planning before you start looking. Here is some advice.
4:52 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Jeffry Bartash
Rising rents drive consumer prices higher in January Consumer price index rises 0.1% in January, but inflation still lowThe cost of staples such as rent, medical care and prepared food rose in January to push consumer prices higher, but inflation more broadly was still relatively tame. The consumer price index edged up 0.1% last month.
4:29 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
Wiping out the nation’s student-loan debt could have unintended financial consequences for borrowers There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfallsThere could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls.
4:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020
- By Meera Jagannathan
As Andrew Yang drops out, here’s what other 2020 Democrats say about universal basic income Yang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a monthYang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a month.
10:56 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020
- By Sunny Oh
Treasury yields move higher with stocks as worries of coronavirus easeU.S. Treasury yields rise Wednesday as hopes that a slowdown in the cases of COVID-19 weighs on haven demand, amid a global stock rally.