How Facebook and Twitter could make the spread of the coronavirus worse and if you lose your Super Bowl bet, you could still win when you file your taxes
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How Facebook and Twitter could make the spread of the coronavirus worse
Eroding trust in public institutions and the rapid spread of misinformation will make health officials’ jobs more difficult.
Pass the cocktail wieners: This map shows the most-Googled Super Bowl food in every state
What state picks “party pinwheels” over pigs-in-a-blanket?
Super Bowl 2020 tickets now cost an average of $10,000
Here’s what’s driving the cost of what could turn out to be the most expensive Super Bowl ever.
Super Bowl 2020 weekend is the new Coachella — for a fraction of the price
Kanye West tickets were going for $20 and a Maroon 5 and Dan + Shay show was $50.
If you lose your Super Bowl bet, you could still win when you file your taxes
Americans could bet nearly $7 billion on the Chief-49ers duel.
These analytical models say your Super Bowl LIV winner is …
San Francisco’s punishing run game will grind up time of possession, keeping the ball out of Pat Mahomes’ hands, and its stifling defense will apply pressure he has rarely seen this season, according to one data analytics expert.
‘My daughter has been chiding me for frivolously spending her inheritance. Now she won’t speak to me’
‘My financial adviser assures me that if I live within my current budget I’ll still have over $1 million in savings at age 100.’
Delta and American Airlines halt flights as U.S. warns travelers to avoid China — how airlines are responding to coronavirus
United, Delta and American Airlines are waiving some cancellation fees; some cruise lines are canceling trips.
A quarter of millennials say they’ve saved $100,000 — here’s how they did it
Millennials, research has shown, have fewer responsibilities than their older counterparts.
Coronavirus infections just surpassed the total number of cases during the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic
There is one silver lining: SARS had a fatality rate of 9.5% compared to 2.2% for the coronavirus thus far.
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These states had the lowest unemployment rates in 2019. What about swing states?
The unemployment rose in 2019 in a few key states critical to President Trump’s reelection, but joblessness fell in most of the country as the U.S. finished the year with the lowest level of layoffs in 50 years.
U.S. worker pay, benefits no longer growing faster despite unemployment at 50-year low
The lowest unemployment rate in 50 years still isn’t leading to a big increase in wages and benefits for American workers.
Fed’s Clarida says he is not worried by inverted U.S. yield curve
Fed Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said Friday he is not concerned about the recent inversion in the U.S. yield curve.
Senate close to rejecting Trump impeachment trial witnesses as Murkowski says ‘no’
President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Friday appeared on track for a speedy conclusion, following an announcement by Sen. Lisa Murkowski that she would vote against including new witnesses and documents in the proceedings.
Oil stocks are the new tobacco, in ‘death knell phase,’ says Jim Cramer
CNBC’s Jim Cramer says is a sentiment shift for oil stocks is not fleeting. He compares the situation to the upending of consumer habits and regulations that changed the tobacco companies forever.
‘Godfather’ of technical analysis says stock-market downturn is going to get worse: ‘I am looking at a 10% drop maybe a little bit more’
It is going to get worse before it gets better for the stock market, says prominent technical analyst Ralph Acampora.