Malls Face Ruinous Crisis

A new study forecasts that a global coronavirus pandemic could chop mall traffic severely, leaving both owners and department store retailers in deep trouble. It would be another blow to ...
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Places Having the Most Unusually Mild Winters this Year

January 2020 was the world’s warmest January on record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information, which maintains a 141 year climate history. This January was ...
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16 Tips to Prevent Coronavirus and Other Viral Infections

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, which was first detected in Wuhan City, China, late last year and has since spread to nearly 60 other countries, has met two of the criteria ...
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Most Devastating Insect Plagues In US History

Hundreds of billions of locusts are currently ravaging several countries in East Africa and South Asia, causing devastating damage to crops both in the field and in storage. Swarms ...
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Fed Chairman Powell Makes Unscheduled Statement on Coronavirus Economic Damage

It is not a normal event for Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to issue unscheduled statements about the financial markets and the economy. Then again, it's not a usual even ...
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Preparing for COVID-19 Pandemic: Food With the Longest Shelf Life

The novel coronavirus has the potential to become a pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, a United Nations agency that deals with global public health. The Centers for Disease ...
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Is the Murkowski-Manchin Energy Bill Good, or Just Better Than Nothing?

Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia on Thursday released a 550-page domestic energy bill called the American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA). The ...
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Beyond Rate Cuts, How Can Governments Boost the Economy During a Pandemic Outbreak?

The economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak has felt like a pandemic whether it has been classified that way or not. While the first concern should be about those who ...
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US Consumer Sentiment Improved in February, but Coronavirus Overhang Looms

The University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index rose from a January reading of 99.8 to February's final level of 101.0. When the preliminary February index score was reported last month, ...
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The Year Women Won the Right to Vote in 46 Countries

The United States is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the constitution, passed in 1919 and ratified in 1920. Introduced well over a century after the ...
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NYSE Suspends Trading in Pot Grower CannTrust Stock

Ontario-based cannabis grower CannTrust Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CTST) announced Friday morning that it has received written notice that its stock does not meet New York Stock Exchange rules for continued ...
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50 Oldest Things in the World

From family heirlooms to antique shops to museums, many Americans share an obsession for old and extremely old things. Such old things might include man-made artifacts hundreds of thousands of ...
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The Top Stocks to Beat the Coronavirus Market Scare

The coronavirus fear is now a pandemic, at least in the markets. All major American averages were down over 3% on Friday, after what has been the worst week since ...
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Can Box Stock Dig Itself Out of Trouble?

Box Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the cloud content management platform company, has a slew of competition. The field is muddled, and Box is small enough in terms of revenue that its ...
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Are Mylan Results Enough for Investors?

When Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) reported its fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the firm said that it had $1.40 in earnings per share (EPS) and $3.19 ...
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