In the face of a global health emergency, thousands of U.S. college students studying abroad are scrambling. As the coronavirus spreads through northern Italy, some schools, including Syracuse University and New York University, announced they were closing their campuses in Florence immediately. “We have urged students to leave Florence for this period,“ NYU Spokesman John
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Virgin Galactic co-founder Sir Richard Branson, CEO George Whitesides and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya pose together outside of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of Virgin Galactic (SPCE) trading in New York, U.S., October 28, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya thinks the recent rally by Wall Street’s favorite
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Baseball, known locally as yakyuu (or literally “field ball”), is a national phenomenon in Japan. Masaoka Shiki, one of Japan’s four great haiku masters, wrote several poems praising it. Osaka’s most infamous urban legend centers around it. It’s even more popular than the nation’s native sumo. According to data published by Japan’s Central Research Services
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Virgin Galactic leaders in front of the New York Stock Exchange, from left: CEO George Whitesides, founder Richard Branson and Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic reported fourth-quarter results after the market closed on Tuesday that showed a larger loss than Wall Street expected. Shares of Virgin Galactic dropped about 3% in after-hours trading
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Larry Kudlow, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, speaks during a television interview at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. Alex Edelman | Bloomberg | Getty Images National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said the coronavirus-triggered selloff has created a buying opportunity for long-term investors. “The virus story
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A Home Depot store in Miami, Florida. Getty Images Home Depot is set to report earnings for the fourth quarter before the bell Tuesday and update investors on whether its significant investments in the company are paying off. Here’s what analysts expect, based on Refinitiv data: Earnings per share: $2.10, adjusted Revenue: $25.76 billion Same-store
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Historic England is the country’s official list keeper of the most historically and architecturally significant places in England — places such as monuments, shipwrecks and battlefields. And pubs. Earlier this month, the heritage organization updated 11 English pub listings to reflect their cultural heritage and national importance, with one receiving a coveted Grade I designation.
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Investors must take precaution about the stocks they want to put their money in because the coronavirus outbreak is disrupting supply chains of many companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned on Monday. American businesses are “far too dependent” on manufacturing products in China, he said. The comments came after the three major U.S. stock indexes plunged
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Warren Buffett told CNBC on Monday that Berkshire Hathaway‘s “third-largest business,” after its insurance and railroad interests, is its stake in Apple. “I don’t think of Apple as a stock. I think of it as our third business,” Buffett said on “Squawk Box.” The Oracle of Omaha’s annual letter to Berkshire shareholders, released on Saturday,
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