Month: November 2020

A cyclist rides before the city skyline at Marina Bay in Singapore. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — The top three lenders in Singapore are scheduled to release their third-quarter financial results this week, with analysts expecting further hits to earnings from sustained low interest rates globally and the pandemic-induced economic recession.
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Open enrollment season is underway for most employees. With millions of others suddenly out of work, employer-sponsored health insurance is a benefit that workers who still have jobs may not be so quick to take for granted this year. About 157 million Americans rely on employer-sponsored coverage and yet, before 2020, most people spent very
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The 1970s are, perhaps unfairly, oft derided when it comes to style. Modern sensibilities say the decade took a deep dive into the Mariana Trench of bad taste where interior décor is concerned. Linoleum floors, avocado tiles, fake wood paneling, lava lamps, shag carpets and statement stone fireplaces populated the disco wonderland of design debacles
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Colorox brand toilet bowl cleaner sits on display at a supermarket in Princeton, Ill. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines midday Monday: SolarEdge Technologies – Shares of the solar-equipment maker jumped more than 4% ahead of the company’s third-quarter results, which will be released after the bell. Research
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There’s a famous line from legendary football coach Vince Lombardi that goes, “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” But as a former professional poker player who has won more than $4 million in poker tournaments, I’ve found that during times of high uncertainty, the opposite may be closer to the truth. Quitters often win, and
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The global governmental response to the coronavirus pandemic has been rife with shortcomings that have prolonged the acute phase of the health crisis, “Black Swan” author Nassim Taleb told CNBC on Monday. “I think this is a case study of government worldwide incompetence in dealing with a problem and denial,” said Taleb, whose best-selling 2007
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