White House Chief Medical Adviser Anthony Fauci gives his opening statement before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing on “Next Steps: The Road Ahead for the COVID-19 Response” on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 4, 2021. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters The U.S. will speak Friday with scientists from South Africa to “get the
In this article ZM UAL NCLH RCL Moderna’s sign is seen outside of their headquarters in Cambridge, MA on March 11, 2021. Boston Globe | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading Friday: United Airlines, American Airlines – Airline stocks were hit hard during Friday’s sell-off, as the new Covid variant
Private jet demand is booming — to the extent that companies can’t produce them quickly enough and buyers are facing extended wait periods for deliveries. Even secondhand business jets are vanishing from the market. “If you look at today compared to 2019, the market has almost exploded,” John Schmidt, global aerospace and defense industry
Friday’s sharp decline for stocks, spurred by concerns over a new Covid-19 variant, is not a buying opportunity, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We’re going to wake up next week and find one [case] in this country, and I’m not going to recommend anyone buy anything today until we’re sure that isn’t going to happen.
Time is running out for families with kids to make any changes to information the IRS has on file for their last child tax credit payment of the year. Families have until Monday, Nov. 29, to reach out to the agency and have it reflected in the final monthly payment, set to go out on
A man enters the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) on June 15, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland. Sean Gallup | Getty Images The World Health Organization will meet on Friday to discuss a new heavily-mutated variant of Covid-19. The variant known as B.1.1.529 has been detected in small numbers in South Africa, WHO officials
Kevin O’Leary Scott Mlyn | CNBC Celebrity investor Kevin O’Leary is investing in digital currencies, but he hasn’t done so lightly, telling CNBC that he’d prefer to consult with regulators on this space rather than be a “crypto cowboy.” O’Leary told CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Tuesday that he preferred to consult with regulators before investing
The newest trend in holiday gifts doesn’t take up space in carry-on luggage or add weight to checked bags. It doesn’t even need to be packed. Rather than giving holidaymakers new gear for travel — electronics organizers, Yeti thermoses, yet another airplane pillow — some are giving travel itself. A survey of more than
Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty Images As Democrats’ Build Back Better plan advances to the Senate, one key proposal — paid family leave — may be at risk of getting dropped from the $1.75 trillion package. But there is room for lawmakers to compromise and come up with a plan that costs less, according to a
Listings of apartments for sale displayed at a real estate office in Shanghai, China, on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Wild swings in Chinese real estate stocks and bonds are keeping investors on edge — these news headlines could cause troubles in the sector to spill into
Britain’s Health Secretary Sajid Javid speaks during a press conference at Downing Street on October 20, 2021 in London, England. Toby Melville | WPA Pool | Getty Images News The United Kingdom is temporarily suspending flights from six countries as a new Covid variant with more than 30 mutations spreads in South Africa. Sajid Javid,
Canadian hockey player Connor McDavid and his girlfriend, Lauren Kyle, are getting a lot of attention after opening the doors to their ultra-modern Alberta mansion. During an Architectural Digest tour of their home, located in the Edmonton neighborhood, viewers noticed the house was devoid of any color. “After seeing Connor McDavid’s house I no longer wish to be
In this article SOL.CM= ETH.CM= BTC.CM= John Collison, President and co-founder of Stripe, attends the 2018 Viva Tech conference in Paris. Christophe Morin | IP3 | Getty Images Stripe isn’t ruling out accepting cryptocurrency as a method of payment in the future, according to co-founder John Collison. The online payments company ended support for bitcoin
Holger Hill | fStop | Getty Images A college degree is still the ticket to better earnings and a more successful career. Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics continues to support the traditional idea that college is the path to a better life, but fewer Americans seem to be buying into it these
Canopy Growth Tom Franck | CNBC Shares of German cannabis company SynBiotic rose sharply on Thursday shortly after the incoming government pledged to make the drug legal. The Munich-based company’s shares were up 33% to 29 euros ($33) on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The company now has a market cap of over 100 million euros.
A once-luxurious hotel in Beirut, Lebanon has now been left abandoned and in ruins after it became a battlefield only a year after it opened in 1974. Known as the Holiday Inn, it was considered a lavish place to stay while on vacation in the country, according to Jam Press. The spot, however, quickly turned