Month: September 2020

According to Mark Cuban, a second stimulus package should give all American households a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks for the next two months — and they must use that money within 10 days to promote spending and help keep businesses open.  But Cuban’s “Shark Tank” co-star, Barbara Corcoran disagrees with her friend’s “use it
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Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group Chairman and CEO, speaking during the 2020 Delivering Alpha conference on Sept. 30th, 2020. CNBC Starwood’s Barry Sternlicht expects high flying technology stocks to fall from their heights if Former Vice President Joe Biden wins the 2020 election and Democrats take control of both chambers of Congress.   ”Maybe long term, two,
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A member of a ground crew walks past American Airlines planes parked at the gate during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, U.S., April 5, 2020. Joshua Roberts | Reuters The Treasury Department on Tuesday said airlines could receive larger federal loans than previously expected after some carriers opted
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With elementary and high school around the world attending school virtually this fall, hotels are selling an unlikely travel opportunity — the “schoolcation.” Families are being enticed from their homes by hotels promising a change of scenery alongside tutoring, round-the-clock tech help and after-school activities that are more fun than what’s available back home.   Relieving
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David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, speaks during the Milken Institute’s 22nd annual Global Conference in Beverly Hills, April 29, 2019 Mike Blake | Reuters Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon restructured several of his businesses and named new heads for the bank’s asset management and consumer and wealth management divisions.  The moves announced
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Francis Stallings tapes signs to her car before participating in a caravan rally down the Las Vegas Strip in support of extending the $600 unemployment benefit, August 6, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bridget Bennett | AFP | Getty Images Democrats are continuing their push to restore $600 a week in enhanced unemployment benefits, under
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Nikola Motor Company Badger pickup truck Source: Nikola Motor Company General Motors and Nikola are not expected to finalize a $2 billion deal scheduled to close before Wednesday after allegations of fraud and sexual abuse surfaced against the embattled start-up’s founder and former executive chairman, Trevor Milton, according to two people familiar with the negotiations. Executives at both companies
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Money manager Loreen Gilbert is optimistic the market will return to all-time highs this year, and it has nothing to do with who wins the presidential election. She’s building her case on a strong — albeit uneven — economic recovery. “You can’t fight the train that’s already in motion,” WealthWise Financial CEO, told CNBC’s “Trading
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An indoor farming start-up that heralds itself as the future of agriculture and has Martha Stewart on its board announced Tuesday it is going public through a reverse merger, the latest in a series of blank-check deals during the coronavirus pandemic.   Kentucky-based AppHarvest is merging with special purpose acquisition company Novus Capital Corp., while picking up $475 million
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People wearing facemasks wait to buy vegetables at a market vegetable stall as essential retailers reopen from the coronavirus (Covid-19) shutdown. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Smaller-sized businesses have been battered during the six months of the coronavirus pandemic but are feeling confident about their ability to withstand a second wave, according to
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