Month: October 2022

In this article TSP Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT TuSimple, partly owned by UPS, makes self-driving trucks, a technology that may be among the innovations to help lower longer-run inflation in the transport sector. Source: TuSimple Self-driving truck startup TuSimple has fired its CEO, Xiaodi Hou, after an internal investigation found improper dealings and
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In this article .RUT Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT marekuliasz | iStock | Getty Images Some big names suffered large stock losses last week as they reported earnings. Four companies — Google parent Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook parent Meta and Microsoft — collectively shed more than $350 billion from their market cap, the measure of
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Lauren Bates | Moment | Getty Images If history is a guide, insurance claims for unexplained disappearances will jump this Halloween. Renters and homeowners insurance claims related to a “mysterious disappearance” increased by 5% on Halloween and 3% on Mischief Night, which is the night before Halloween, according to Travelers Insurance claims data from 2011
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Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images The U.S. Department of Education announced on Monday sweeping new changes to the federal student loan system, including additional consumer protections for borrowers and limits on the amount of interest that can accrue on the debt. “Today is a monumental step forward in the Biden-Harris team’s
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Gene Blevins | Reuters The jackpot for Powerball’s Monday night drawing is a whopping $1 billion. Sort of, anyway. The advertised number represents the pretax amount you’d get if you were to receive your windfall as an annuity spread over three decades. Yet most jackpot winners choose the upfront one-time cash payment — which, for
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In this article BTC.CM= Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin are seen in this illustration, August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Dado Ruvic | Reuters Bitcoin’s lack of volatility lately isn’t a bad thing and could actually point to signs of a “bottoming out” in prices, analysts and investors told CNBC. Digital
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It appears most ETF investors aren’t cashing out of technology despite this year’s painful losses. The widely-held ARK Innovation ETF and the Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund, down 59% and 25% respectively this year, aren’t showing meaningful outflows so far this year. Invesco’s Anna Paglia lists a reason: Investors are more loyal to the idea of
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Fg Trade | E+ | Getty Images A key federal program providing benefits to elderly, blind and disabled people — Supplemental Security Income — is turning 50 years old. The program, which currently serves nearly 8 million beneficiaries, was created by legislation signed by President Richard Nixon on Oct. 30, 1972. But even as Supplemental
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Alice Cooper in John Carpenter’s 1987 movie “Prince of Darkness.” Source: Shutterstock John Carpenter is the king of Halloween. And not just because he directed “Halloween.” He’s the creative force behind spooky season classics like “The Fog,” “Christine” and “The Thing.” A lucrative new trilogy of “Halloween” sequels to his 1978 original just wrapped up
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amriphoto Amid the nationwide flurry of tax cuts, two states are voting on whether to enact a “millionaire tax” on top earners in November. In California, Proposition 30 would add a 1.75% levy on annual income of more than $2 million, in addition to the state’s top income tax rate of 13.3%, beginning Jan. 1. 
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Kobus Louw | E+ | Getty Images Company: Vertiv Holdings (VRT) Business: Vertiv designs, manufactures and services critical digital infrastructure technologies and life cycle services for data centers, communication networks, and commercial and industrial environments. The company went public through a SPAC merger in the first quarter of 2020 with GS Acquisition Holdings, a SPAC
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NFL superstar Tom Brady and supermodel Gisele Bündchen are getting divorced after 13 years of marriage, they announced Friday. “We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together,” the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, 45, said on Instagram. “We are blessed with beautiful and wonderful children who will continue to be the center
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In this article DIS DAL UAL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday recommended three stocks investors should add to their portfolios to take advantage of hot travel demand. Here are his picks: United Airlines Delta Air Lines Disney Cramer named travel as one of five recession-resistant market leaders that are
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Brandon Bell | Getty Images It’s no secret that higher prices are taking a bite out of household budgets. They also appear to have made some people change their retirement savings habits: Inflation has caused 54% of adults to either reduce or stop their contributions, according to a new report from Allianz Life. Additionally, 43%
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