The Amazon Pharmacy home screen on a smartphone arranged in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Ask a sports star before a game whether their team is going to win and they’re likely to say yes with confidence. And then cue the
When the market was crashing in March 2020, financial advisor Ivory Johnson, founder of Delancey Wealth Management, decided it was time to introduce cryptocurrencies to his clients. “I did it because I saw how active the Federal Reserve was and how much they were diluting the dollar,” which would be incredibly inflationary, Johnson said. A
In this article DAL UAL A United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER plane is towed as an American Airlines Boeing 737 plane departs from O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters United Airlines this month will start requiring new hires to show proof that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, following a similar move
A worker at Medline Industries gathers exam gloves to include into Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits to be shipped out to various health facilities at their warehouse in Mundelein, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Photographer: Tim Boyle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images A group of private equity firms, including
Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots against Paul Millsap #4 of the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter during Round 1, Game 6 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Moda Center on June 03, 2021 in Portland, Oregon. Steph Chambers | Getty Images It all happened so fast, providing another example of
Dr. Scott Gottlieb pointed on Friday to the highly transmissible Covid-19 variants as a potential cause behind an increase in adolescents being hospitalized with the virus in March and April. “It’s concerning, the trends on hospitalizations” among teenagers, said Gottlieb, the former Food and Drug Administration chief during the Trump administration. “I think it’s a
Martin Pickard | Moment | Getty Images Hyperloop, hydrogen-powered trains, and air-taxis. As the 21st century progresses, the way people get from A to B is on the cusp of a significant shift driven by design and innovation. While the above technologies may be a few years off from widespread adoption, that’s not to say
A United Airlines passenger jet lands at Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey, U.S. December 6, 2019. Chris Helgren | Reuters United Airlines is offering new incentives to flight attendants and pilots who show proof of that they have received a Covid-19 vaccination, the latest plan from a company to encourage employees to get inoculated.
The Indian government is confident that the country will be able to meet an ambitious target of having more than 2 billion coronavirus vaccine doses by the end of the year, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said. Last month, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in a statement that India will have 516 million vaccine doses by
In this article LULU Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past a Lululemon store in San Francisco, California, on Monday, March 29, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lululemon Athletica said Thursday fiscal first-quarter revenue soared 88%, topping analysts’ estimates, as shopper traffic steadily rebounded to its stores. The athletic apparel maker also
In this article BBBY BB AMC Joe Moglia, former CEO of online trading platform TD Ameritrade, issued a stern warning Thursday about using leverage to try to outsize returns in meme stocks. “My biggest concern is what’s going on with the individual investor” using borrowed money to trade more than they have, Moglia told CNBC’s
Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING — Tesla is recalling more than 700 units of its Model 3 electric car that were imported into China, the central government’s market regulator said Thursday. The announcement follows recalls
In this article TSLA BEVER-NL Elon Musk brought electric vehicles into the mainstream with Tesla. Now the EV company is grappling with the consequences of its own innovation, former Ford Motor CEO Mark Fields told CNBC on Wednesday. “One of the many things he did is he pushed the industry toward taking EV seriously,” Fields
John Velazquez guides Medina Spirit to win the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Jamie Rhodes | USA TODAY Sports | Reuters A second test of blood from Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has confirmed the presence of the banned steroid betamethasone, a lawyer for the horse’s owner told CNBC on Wednesday.
Crowds of people are seen shopping during a weekly market at Kandivali. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images India is expected to see double-digit expansion in the three months ending in June — but economists warn that the data won’t be painting the full picture of the country’s growth trajectory. South Asia’s largest economy
In this article AMC The AMC Empire 25 near Times Square is open as New York City’s cinemas reopen for the first time in a year following the coronavirus shutdown, on March 5, 2021. Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Shares of AMC Entertainment surged again on Tuesday after the theater chain sold more
Travelers wait in line at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening checkpoint at Orlando International Airport on the Friday before Memorial Day. As more and more people have received the COVID-19 vaccine, American Automobile Association (AAA) is predicting more than 37 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles this Memorial Day weekend, many for
The latest Covid-19 outbreak in Taiwan is a lesson that a containment strategy aiming for zero local transmission may not be sustainable in the long term, a public health professor said Tuesday. Before the recent explosion in cases, Taiwan had reported very few Covid infections for more than a year — and most were imported.
A crowd of travelers check in for their flights at LAX on Friday, May 28, 2021. Allen J. Schaben | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images The U.S. has reported the lowest number of Covid-19 cases in more than a year, as the nation’s airports over Memorial Day weekend experienced the largest number of travelers
Ruins of the Greenwood District after the massacre of African Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June 1921. American National Red Cross photograph collection. GHI | Universal Images Group | Getty Images A century ago this week, the wealthiest U.S. Black community was burned to the ground. At the turn of the 20th century, the Greenwood
Fashion has a polyester problem. It’s the most widely-used clothing fiber in the world, but as a synthetic material made from plastic, polyester needs a lot of energy to produce and is highly water and air polluting, according to the Council of Fashion Designers of America. The fashion industry is trying to tackle the issue,
In this article VIAC DIS Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe star in “A Quiet Place Part II.” Paramount The box office was anything but quiet over the weekend. John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II,” the sequel to his 2018 directorial debut, garnered $48.4 million over the weekend so far, the highest of
In this article DIS Simu Liu stars as Shang-Chi in Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.” Disney If Hollywood needed a sign that diverse content sells, it got one in 2018. It started with the blockbuster “Black Panther,” which smashed box office records and went on to win three of the six
A bird flies by in the foreground as a Southwest Airlines jet comes in for a landing at McCarran International Airport on May 25, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Southwest Airlines said it is delaying plans to resume serving alcoholic beverages, after one of its flight attendants was assaulted and
Americans are expected to spend roughly $4.7 billion on gas during the Friday through Monday of Memorial Day weekend, according to GasBuddy, an app and website focused on finding real-time fuel prices. That breaks down to about $1.18 billion spent on gas each day, give or take $1 million, Patrick De Haan, head of petroleum
Close-up of discounted cans and cases of packaged cocktails on Safeway store shelves in Lafayette, California, December 31, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images This summer’s hottest cocktail comes in a can. Between 2019 and 2020, the premixed cocktail category grew by 50% in the United States, according to industry tracker IWSR.
Southeast Asia’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $280 billion by 2030 if major online shopping marketplaces do more to encourage and enable women entrepreneurs, a new report from the International Finance Corporation found. The “anonymity” of e-commerce has reduced many of the barriers to entry traditionally faced by women and afforded them the
In this article AMC Street performers in Minnie Mouse costumes pass in front of an AMC movie theater at night in the Times Square neighborhood of New York, Oct. 15, 2020. Amir Hamja | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investors shorting the meme stock AMC Entertainment are estimated to have lost $1.23 billion over the last
The coronavirus threat in the U.S. is likely to be rather low this summer, but it’s not guaranteed to stay that way later this year, Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “I don’t think we should declare mission accomplished. I think that we should declare a near-term victory,” the former Food and Drug Administration commissioner said
In this article NKE Lionel Bonaventure | Getty Images Nike‘s partnership with soccer superstar Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. — better known simply as Neymar — came to an end last year because of a sexual assault investigation launched by the company that involved the player and an employee, The Wall Street Journal reported late