5 Takeaways From The 2020 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

It may take years to assess the full impact of the COVD-19 crisis, but Buffett remains highly optimistic about the U.S. economic future. The FDIC was, and remains, perhaps the most important New Deal program. "Bet on America," but be warned that "anything can happen in terms of markets." Buffett lauded Fed chairman Powell for "unprecedented speed and determination" in […]

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5 jobs for retirees returning to the workforce

Where are the best jobs? EmployBridge chief workforce analyst Joanie Courtney discusses where the jobs are following the February jobs report which added 273,000 jobs to the U.S. economy. Whether you’re a retiree who has just graduated with a new degree or just want to return to the workforce, there are high-paying jobs that welcome seasoned employees. Continue Reading Below […]

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5 ways to cut your plastic waste

London (CNN Business)Food companies trying to reduce their consumption of plastic have a big problem — it’s hard to find suitable recycled material. Nestlé says it’s willing to spend more than $2 billion to try and fix that. The world’s biggest food company said in a statement Thursday that it would cut costs in other parts of its business to […]

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Saudi Arabia sentences 5 to death for US resident Khashoggi's killing

Softbank’s bailout of WeWork unsettling major clients Saudis and Emirates: Report FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino discusses the debacle between Softbank and WeWork. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia sentenced five people to death on Monday for the killing of Washington Post columnist and royal family critic Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year […]

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5 key takeaways from Thursday’s Democratic primary debate

Thursday night’s Democratic primary debate was the first to bring all of the top contenders together on one stage. Former Vice President Joe Biden, still leading in most polling, was flanked by Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the candidates who have established themselves as his closest competitors. The ABC and Univision moderators were happy to let the candidates […]

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5 books not to miss: ‘Never Have I Ever,’ ‘Chances Are…’ by Richard Russo, ‘Chelsea Girls’

“Never Have I Ever,” by Joshilyn Jackson. (Photo: William Morrow) In search of something good to read? USA TODAY’s Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. 1. “Never Have I Ever,” by Joshilyn Jackson (William Morrow, fiction, on sale July 30) What it’s about: Amy Whey loves her ordinary life. She has a husband who […]

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Ex-KKR dealmaker Alex Navab, 53, died while on vacation

Alex Navab — a dealmaker who had once been a leading candidate to succeed billionaire Henry Kravis at buyout firm KKR & Co. — died on Sunday at age 53. Navab died while on vacation with his family, his firm Navab Capital Partners said in a statement on Monday, without providing further details. It wasn’t the first sign of possible […]

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5 books not to miss: ‘The Golden Hour,’ ‘The Chain,’ ‘Supper Club’

“The Golden Hour,” by Beatriz Williams. (Photo: William Morrow) In search of something good to read? USA TODAY’s Barbara VanDenburgh scopes out the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. 1. “The Golden Hour,” by Beatriz Williams (William Morrow, fiction, on sale July 9) What it’s about: This historical WWII epic sends Lulu Randolph Thorpe, a beautiful young society reporter, […]

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