Month: April 2020

Psychologist Ty Tashiro, author of “Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially awkward and Why That’s Awesome,” explains why awkward people are more likely to demonstrate “striking talent.” ————————————————– 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 fastest growing business news site in the
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Ariel Investments co-CEO and president Mellody Hobson speaks at the 2017 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Investment expert Mellody Hobson is a firm believer in teaching kids about investing. She’d like it taught at every school in America — even at a young
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Phynart Studio Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, an astounding 53% of the American population felt anxious about personal finances. Undoubtedly, that percentage has grown significantly, with more than 26 million Americans becoming unemployed since then. The statistics are alarming, but it is not time to panic — it’s time to plan. Although many financial plans
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Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during a ceremony at the company’s Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday.  Here’s how the company did:  Earnings per share (EPS): $1.24 per share, ex-items Revenue: $5.99 billion Wall Street
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 3.1 million Global deaths: Over 227,000 Most cases reported: United States (over 1 million), Spain (236,899), Italy (203,591), France (166,541), and United Kingdom (166,441). The data above
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The company has been hand-making soap, bath bombs and body products for almost a quarter of a century but it is only now that ethical brands have become so much a part of the mainstream. The FT’s Daniel Thomas profiles the cosmetics company. Read more at https://on.ft.com/2ScJWhf ► Check out our Community tab for more
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Intelligent, indestructible and with no humans on board, these sailboats are plotting their own course through the waters of San Francisco Bay. If Richard Jenkins gets his way, soon there’ll be hundreds of them – trawling the oceans for data. Video by Victoria Blackburne-Daniell, David Nicholson ———- #BloombergHelloWorld Hello World is a Webby and Emmy-nominated
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SDI Productions Now more than ever, it may pay for students to negotiate with colleges for more money towards tuition. The coronavirus pandemic has left many American families facing financial hardship. However, colleges are also concerned about their fall enrollment, which is likely to drop. Most have already extended decision day for incoming freshmen to
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Jim Cramer Scott Mlyn | CNBC CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that positive news from Gilead Sciences about a potential treatment for the coronavirus marked a turning point in the fight against Covid-19. “What I regard this as is the beginning of the end of the true nightmare, which is that it’s a death sentence,” Cramer said on
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General Electric reported Wednesday a steep decline in first-quarter revenue as the industrial giant took a hit amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The company posted total revenue of $20.524 billion, which represents a year-over-year decline of 8%. On an adjusted per-share basis, the company earned 5 cents. That’s below a Refinitiv estimate of 8 cents per
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Image Source | Getty Images When it comes to coronavirus stimulus checks, many say $1,200 isn’t enough. Millions of those one-time payments are still on their way to Americans. The coronavirus shutdown, however, could have economic effects for months. Now, political leaders are turning to proposals for putting more income in Americans’ hands. “Others have
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Investors should look to sectors that lately have been “completely eviscerated” as the U.S. economy seeks to recover from the coronavirus crisis, Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson told CNBC on Tuesday.  “We’re bullish overall, and we just think there’s more upside in potentially some of the laggard areas,” Wilson said on “Fast Money.” “That’s not saying anything bad
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In the time since nonessential businesses began to close their doors in March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the U.S. labor market has wiped out all the job gains it made in the decade since the Great Recession. With roughly 26.5 million Americans now out of work who have filed for unemployment, many
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: At least 3,113,447. Global deaths: At least 216,930. Most cases reported: United States (1,011,877), Spain (232,128), Italy (201,505), France (169,053), and United Kingdom (162,350).  The data above was compiled by Johns
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