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WHO says 2 million coronavirus deaths is 'not impossible' as world approaches 1 million


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:06:54 GMT

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As the global death toll from the coronavirus approaches 1 million people, the World Health Organization said it's "not impossible" that the number could double.

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These companies are returning more money to shareholders after cutting jobs


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:45:19 GMT

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Dividends and buyback programs are slowly returning, but for some companies, the reinstatement of capital-return plans follows layoffs and permanent job cuts.  

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HHS wants to test 30% of U.S. wastewater for the coronavirus as an 'early warning system'


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:22:28 GMT

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Wastewater surveillance is no replacement for standard diagnostic testing, Dave Larsen said, adding that it's just one more tool that can help communities around the country better understand the outbreak.

Read more: HHS wants to test 30% of U.S. wastewater for the coronavirus as an 'early warning system'


Taxes are likely to go up for the wealthy in these nine states


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 19:59:53 GMT

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Lawmakers in nine states are proposing higher taxes on the wealthy to help fill growing budget holes from the pandemic, and the list is likely to grow, according to a legislative group.

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Fewer than 10% of Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, study finds


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:01:34 GMT

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"You cannot assume that we are even anywhere near herd immunity right now in the United States," Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci.

Read more: Fewer than 10% of Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, study finds


High-paying freelance jobs where you can earn $80,000 or more during the pandemic


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 14:00:01 GMT

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There are many freelance jobs in America that let you earn $80,000 in annual income or more during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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How SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and others compete in the growing space tourism market


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 16:18:46 GMT

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The space tourism market has remained nascent for the past two decades, but a handful of companies are looking to change that.

Read more: How SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and others compete in the growing space tourism market


New F1 CEO will need to address future of U.S. Grand Prix in Austin as racetrack deal set to expire after 2021 season


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 05:53:08 GMT

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The Liberty Media-owned racing property replaced CEO Chase Carey raising questions around its U.S. expansion, starting with its future in Austin.

Read more: New F1 CEO will need to address future of U.S. Grand Prix in Austin as racetrack deal set to expire after 2021 season


Jim Cramer says to buy Costco's stock after its 'absurd' post-earnings decline


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:05:16 GMT

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CNBC's Jim Cramer pushed back against Wall Street's concerns about Costco, saying investors should buy the stock after its post-earnings decline.

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Jim Cramer's week ahead: 'Good riddance' to September


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:57:45 GMT

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"I don't know if October will be much better, but I doubt it could be much worse," the "Mad Money" host said as a brutal month of September nears the end.

Read more: Jim Cramer's week ahead: 'Good riddance' to September


Cramer recommends Palantir at the right price, but says its governance is most 'egregious' since WeWork


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:48:06 GMT

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"If you can get Palantir for around $10, or ideally less on a pullback, you've got my blessing to buy it," said "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer.

Read more: Cramer recommends Palantir at the right price, but says its governance is most 'egregious' since WeWork


Banks and small businesses look to Congress to streamline PPP forgiveness


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:51:16 GMT

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Why so many people are hopeful about an mRNA coronavirus vaccine


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 12:34:23 GMT

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More than 30 biotech and pharmaceutical companies are racing to develop a safe Covid-19 vaccine. Several candidates entered late stage trials in a matter of months. Two of the companies developing a vaccine — Pfizer and Moderna — are utilizing a promising new technology using messenger RNA. Watch the video to learn why experts believe this vaccination method could be a game changer for getting back to normal.

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It's not entirely clear how the government will pay for Trump's $200 Medicare cards


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 22:27:36 GMT

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"Under my plan, 33 million Medicare beneficiaries will soon receive a card in the mail containing $200 that they can use to help pay for prescription drugs," Trump said in a speech.

Read more: It's not entirely clear how the government will pay for Trump's $200 Medicare cards


Former MLB exec Jimmie Lee Solomon joins Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker at private equity firm


Created: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 00:55:12 GMT

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Turn2 Equity Partners, a private equity-style holding fund, wants to raise $30 million to acquire sports tech media and entertainment firm through new company Playrs.

Read more: Former MLB exec Jimmie Lee Solomon joins Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker at private equity firm


Here's how sports teams are reinventing tailgating as coronavirus keeps fans out of the stands


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:06:26 GMT

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Sports teams are setting up unique tailgating solutions as a way to allow fans to feel a part of the action during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more: Here's how sports teams are reinventing tailgating as coronavirus keeps fans out of the stands



Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:32:10 GMT

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Finding the right community can make the difference between a fleeting career and a lifelong venture. Some collaborations are no more than stepping stones. Others are the prelude to self-realization.

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Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:16:58 GMT

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The World Health Organization is holding a press briefing Friday on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 32 million people worldwide.

Read more: Watch live: The World Health Organization holds a press briefing on the coronavirus pandemic


Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tesla, Costco, Royal Caribbean & more


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 16:32:02 GMT

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Take a look at the stocks making headlines in midday trading.

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Top U.S. health officials try to reassure people of coronavirus vaccine safety as concerns stir


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:28:00 GMT

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There's a lot of confusion because there are mixed messages that are coming," Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said.

Read more: Top U.S. health officials try to reassure people of coronavirus vaccine safety as concerns stir


'We have seen the economy start to pick up,' says incoming CEO of Warren Buffett’s railroad


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:30:01 GMT

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Katie Farmer, who will become the first female CEO of a major railroad, told CNBC Friday that there's optimism on the horizon.

Read more: 'We have seen the economy start to pick up,' says incoming CEO of Warren Buffett’s railroad


Cramer says the stock market looks bad, but that's OK: 'We're churning to find a bottom'


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 15:34:58 GMT

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CNBC's Jim Cramer reminded investors that September is a historically difficult month for stocks.

Read more: Cramer says the stock market looks bad, but that's OK: 'We're churning to find a bottom'


A second coronavirus wave is coming — of 'employee duress': Hilton's top HR executive


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:28:26 GMT

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Work from home worked for a while, but top executives at iconic U.S. companies like Hilton and Levi Strauss say the dangers of increased employee stress are rising.

Read more: A second coronavirus wave is coming — of 'employee duress': Hilton's top HR executive


Hydrogen-powered passenger plane completes maiden flight in ‘world first’


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 18:56:05 GMT

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As technology develops, the way aircraft are powered is changing.

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Stanford researchers say they won't be silenced after criticizing Trump's coronavirus advisor Dr. Scott Atlas


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 21:55:02 GMT

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Dozens of doctors, researchers and other faculty members affiliated with Stanford University wrote an open letter criticizing Trump's coronavirus advisor Dr. Scott Atlas. In return, they say they were threatened with a defamation lawsuit.

Read more: Stanford researchers say they won't be silenced after criticizing Trump's coronavirus advisor Dr. Scott Atlas


Safaris are back, and luxury lodges are enlisting guests to help save animals


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 04:16:34 GMT

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When South Africa reopens on Oct. 1, travelers can visit private game reserves in KwaZulu-Natal that let tourists help protect the country's rhinos and elephants.

Read more: Safaris are back, and luxury lodges are enlisting guests to help save animals


How a process using 'fluid' carbon dioxide could stop your wine from spoiling


Created: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 08:14:39 GMT

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Cork taint can ruin the taste and smell of wine.

Read more: How a process using 'fluid' carbon dioxide could stop your wine from spoiling


Sanofi isn't cutting corners in coronavirus vaccine development despite acceleration, CEO says


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 23:04:45 GMT

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"We don't feel pressure. We feel pressure to get it right and maintain the standards and to play a big part in helping people get back to normal," Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson told CNBC.

Read more: Sanofi isn't cutting corners in coronavirus vaccine development despite acceleration, CEO says


Olive Garden-parent Darden is 'more attractive' the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:32:11 GMT

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"The strength in the stock of Darden, it should terrify you. Darden's winning because its private competitors can't cope with the Covid-19 economy," CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

Read more: Olive Garden-parent Darden is 'more attractive' the longer the pandemic drags, Jim Cramer says


Trump to sign executive orders protecting preexisting conditions and seeking a way to prevent surprise medical bills


Created: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:03:07 GMT

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Trump is expected to discuss the executive orders, which are part of his "America First" health-care plan, during his visit to Charlotte, North Carolina later Thursday.

Read more: Trump to sign executive orders protecting preexisting conditions and seeking a way to prevent surprise medical bills

 
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