Marvel Studios A trailer for the upcoming superhero film “Morbius” includes a poster of Spider-Man that should get fans’ spidey senses tingling — and that could be good for Sony Pictures, the studio behind the movie. The poster depicts Tobey Maguire’s “Spider-Man” from the early 2000’s. That is exciting for fans of the franchise who
Cashmere is one of the most sought-after fibers in the world. It’s fine hairs are softer, lighter, and can be up to three times more insulating than sheep wool. It has been a prized material for centuries, but its quality comes at a cost and a luxury cashmere jumper could cost you well over $500.
Up to 50 billion tonnes of sand a year is being mined, dredged and even stolen to satisfy the global appetite for infrastructure, according to the UN, and it’s disappearing faster than it can be replenished. The plunder cuts biodiversity destroys fishing communities and increases the risk of flooding. Curbing the problem could include improved
The dawn of instant global communication can be traced back to entrepreneur Cyrus West Field and his long-shot experiment to link the United States and Europe by telegraph in the 1850s. Video by Raymond Schillinger Graphics by Christian Capestany Series by Neville Gillett and Tom Gibson Archival Footage Courtesy of AT&T Archives and History Center
In 2011, Hawaii released President Obama’s birth certificate after much prodding from Donald Trump and the ‘Birther Movement.’ Obama took the opportunity to crack some jokes about it at the White House Correspondents Dinner.
Dean Mitchell | E+ | Getty Images If you wait until you’re 70 to think about long-term care, you’re already late. With the national annual median cost of a private room in a nursing facility at $102,200, according to insurer Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, lacking a thought-out plan can be a costly error.
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. (ADM) signage displayed on the side of a grain storage bin at an ADM grain elevator in Niantic, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Oxford Industries This week Needham raised its rating on the stock to buy from hold. The company is best known as the maker of apparel brands like
A Columbia Sportswear Company sign hangs in front of their store at the Woodbury Common Premium Outlets shopping mall on November 17, 2019 in Central Valley, New York. Gary Hershorn | Corbis | Getty Images (This story is part of the Weekend Brief edition of the Evening Brief newsletter. To sign up for CNBC’s Evening
Mondelez CEO Dirk Van de Put said on Thursday that he expects first-quarter revenue to be affected by the spread of the coronavirus, which has killed at least 171 people in China and infected more than 8,200 since emerging less than a month ago. The company has already closed two factories near the epicenter of
Staff members, wearing protective suits, watch as a plane carrying 32 Mongolian citizens for their evacuation from the Chinese city of Wuhan arrives in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia on February 1, 2020. Byambasuren Byamba-ochir | AFP | Getty Images Disney, Tesla, more than a dozen airlines and other global companies with significant footprints in
Park Guell, Barcelona, Spain. Ihor_Tailwind | iStock | Getty Images When Petra Ahmann decided to uproot her life in New York and move to Barcelona, she was motivated by the same reason as many other expatriates. She fell in love with the city. “I felt like I could live here,” Ahmann said. An initial trip
A nurse holds up a one dose bottle and a prepared syringe of measles, mumps and rubella virus vaccine made by Merck at the Utah County Health Department on April 29, 2019 in Provo, Utah. George Frey | Getty Images The deadly coronavirus worsened quickly this month, roiling the financial markets as investors fled risk
Getty Images Thank the strong economy and the low unemployment rate. At 703, the average FICO score reached an all-time high at the end of 2019, a two-point increase from the year before, according to Experian’s 2019 Consumer Credit Review. That score would land the average consumers within the “good” range of credit scores. “Credit
Ada Calhoun, who’s written about the financial struggles of middle-aged women today Gilbert King The summer of 2017 was a difficult one for Ada Calhoun. The 41-year old freelance writer watched a bunch of her projects fall through. She racked up $20,000 in credit card debt, and had next to no savings behind her. Childcare
A reception desk at Amazon offices in downtown Seattle, Washington. Glen Chapman | AFP | Getty Images Amazon‘s advertising segment was just one factor in the company’s blowout fourth quarter, but the company outlined where it sees growth for the high-margin business. Amazon’s “other” category, which is mostly made up of its advertising business, generated
Police officers in plainclothes raid a medical supply shop for allegedly hoarding and overpricing face masks, as public fear over China’s Wuhan Coronavirus grows, on January 31, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. Ezra Acayan | Getty Images All times below in U.S. eastern standard time. Roughly 2,100 new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in
At IGNITION, Business Insider asked real estate mogul and “Shark Tank” host Barbara Corcoran to share her advice on how to successfully ask your boss for a raise. Corcoran also talked about what you should do if you receive an offer from another company. Following is a transcript: Barbara Corcoran: If you want to get
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Doug Williams is a former Oklahoma City detective sergeant. As an officer in the department’s internal affairs and polygraph unit, he conducted thousands of polygraph tests. In the late 1970s, however, Williams began to doubt that the so-called lie detector actually is such a thing, and within a decade he had evolved into one of
Tim Ferriss tells CNN Tech’s Laurie Segall about his own battle with mental health issues and his advice for others who might be struggling.
If your weekend plans include dropping a bet on the Super Bowl, don’t forget that Uncle Sam wants a piece of anything you win. Americans are expected to wager about $6.8 billion on Sunday night’s matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers in Miami. And no matter where you place your bet
Four technology giants now sit on top of the list of most valuable U.S. companies, each worth more than $1 trillion — and there’s a familiar theme to each of their stories. Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google-parent Alphabet have all looked to services and cloud businesses for growth in the past couple of years. In
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Getty Images Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbles 603.41 points The Dow plummeted 603.41 points, or 2.09%, to close at 28,256.03. The S&P 500 shed 1.77% to 3,225.52. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 1.59% to 9,150.94. Stocks ended January on a disappointing note after concerns around
Exxon earned $5.69 billion in the fourth quarter, down from $6 billion in the same period as weakness in the company’s chemicals and downstream divisions, as well as consistently lower oil prices pressured profits. The company’s quarter was boosted by one-time events, including a $3.7 billion gain from Exxon’s Norway divestment. Excluding these items, profit
A charter flight from Wuhan, China, carrying approximately 200 U.S. citizens, taxis to a stop at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Wednesday morning Jan. 29, 2020. Will Lester | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via Getty Images U.S. health officials have quarantined 195 Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, taking the rare step of issuing