Month: July 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 4 million in late July. Certain parts of the country have been hit particularly hard this month, including California and North Carolina, both places where I’ve recently spent time. After flying back to Los Angeles, where I currently live, from Charlotte, North Carolina, where my family lives, I
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The Child, popularly known as “Baby Yoda,” is a character in the new Disney+ series, “The Mandalorian” Episodic Photos, Disney While “Watchmen,” “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Schitt’s Creek” secured Emmy nominations on Tuesday, there were quite a few shows — and actors — that didn’t make the cut. And then there were the shows and performers that
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Whether colleges reopen their campuses or remain online, students are sticking with school.  After weighing the options, the vast majority of undergraduates plan to continue their college education as planned, a report finds. Just 2% of students said they would take a gap year and only 5% considered switching to a school closer to home, according to
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: McDonald’s (MCD) – The restaurant chain reported quarterly profit of 66 cents per share, shy of the 74 cents a share consensus estimate. Revenue came in above Wall Street projections. Comparable-restaurant sales were down 23.9% globally, slightly wider than the 22.8% consensus estimate.
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Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said therapeutic drugs to treat the coronavirus could reduce the death rate substantially this year but a vaccine will be crucial to bringing back a sense of normalcy to the society.  “You can see the therapeutic benefit faster than the protective benefit,” Gates said in an interview that aired Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (L) listens to U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump’s cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Doug Mills | Getty Images It’s the question that’s been on everyone’s minds: Will there
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer urged investors Monday to remain cautious about the length of time it takes to develop a successful coronavirus vaccine, saying that Massachusetts-based biotech firm Moderna may be painting too rosy of a picture.  “It’s not a simple case. You don’t just say, ‘Hey, look at this. These people didn’t get Covid over a couple weeks.’
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While lawmakers go back to work on a second coronavirus relief package, Institutional Investor Hall of Famer Richard Bernstein is building strategies to cope with a more contentious market environment. Bernstein, who has spent decades on Wall Street, expects the recovery to be jagged. “Your portfolio has to be a little positioned in terms of matter
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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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This photo of a production version of Tesla’s Model Y was included in the company’s Q4 2019 earnings report. Tesla Tesla plans to report second-quarter results Wednesday after the bell, and all eyes are on the bottom line at Elon Musk’s electric car and renewable energy business. If Tesla achieves positive net income for the
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A Surgutneftegas worker near pumpjacks in Surgut Region of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area – Yugra, in the West Siberian petroleum basin. Alexei Andronov | TASS via Getty Images Oil and gas majors are likely to report “horrendous” second-quarter results over the next two weeks, energy analysts have told CNBC, with the three-month period through to
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington DC on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch | AFP via Getty Images White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday that
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Cynthia Pineda lost her accounting job in early April. Without the $600 weekly unemployment boost, she’ll get just $275 each week in aid from Florida. Meanwhile, finding a new job has proven extremely challenging. Cindy Pineda was the breadwinner of her family before the coronavirus pandemic hit. But Pineda, 60, lost her accounting job in
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