Youth Apprenticeship Week Spotlights Opportunities

(NewsUSA) - Youth Apprenticeship Week, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Labor, features a range of events and speakers at venues across the United States to showcase the many benefits of …

Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Why Investors Take a Shine to Silver

(NewsUSA) - Silver is a part of everyday life in more ways than most people realize. Besides the more obvious industrial uses, silver is a key component in many products that people rely on every …

Small Businesses Seek Talent, Technology to Succeed

(NewsUSA) - Starting and maintaining a successful small business is a challenge in any setting. For rural entrepreneurs, that struggle is even greater when it comes to accessing capital, …

Keep Quality Employees With Quality Benefits

(NewsUSA) - Small business owners know that one of the secrets to success is hiring quality employees and keeping them. One of the best ways to keep your best employees happy is by offering a …

Rebranded Global Accreditation Organization Promotes Patient Safety

(NewsUSA) - The last thing anyone should ever question when considering an outpatient procedure is their safety. After all, you trust that the facility performing your procedure has gone through …

Why It's Important to Talk About Inheriting Wealth

(NewsUSA) - As a significant portion of the U.S. population ages, a significant transfer of wealth to younger generations is occurring. However, many families have not discussed inheritance plans, …

Emerging Adults Stay Positive Despite Financial and Social Pressures

(NewsUSA) - The designation “GenNext” represents adults ages 18-34, the life stage often referred to as “emerging adulthood,” and refers to the next generation of workers, heads of …

Can You Trust Financial Advice You Find Online?

(NewsUSA) - Can you trust the financial advice you find online, including on social media? Nope. And a majority of people already don’t trust online financial advice. According to the CFP Board …

Becoming a CFP® Professional Means Joining a Community

(NewsUSA) - Becoming a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional means more than just a successful career — it means joining a supportive community. CFP Board and CFP® professionals foster …

How to Use Credit Wisely

(NewsUSA) - As the holiday season approaches, more people are out shopping, searching crowded stores and online promotions for the best discounts, and using their credit cards to pay for it all. But …

A New Mission for Military Veterans: Protect Clients’ Finances as a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Military veterans can take on a new mission as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. Your new objective: Safeguard and advance the financial interests of everyday Americans. By …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Navigate Interest Rates

(NewsUSA) - Interest rates have soared dramatically, raising the cost of buying anything on credit. For example, over the past two years, mortgage rates have more than doubled, adding hundreds or …

Become a CFP® Professional and Be Part of a Growing and Diverse Profession

(NewsUSA) - Today, October 4, marks World Financial Planning Day, a time to recognize the value of financial planning. Did you know that financial planning is not just a valuable resource for …

Become a CFP® Professional and Give Back Through Pro Bono Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - Nearly 9 in 10 Americans are concerned about the current cost of living in the United States, which has created an increasing need for the trusted, often life-changing advice of …

How a CFP® Professional Can Help You Manage Your Debt

(NewsUSA) - Household debts are rising amid higher interest rates. The increase in rates is a major issue for all borrowers, at all ages and stages of life. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ …

CME Group Awards Scholarships to Next Generation of Ag Leaders

(NewsUSA) - State fairs are not only a summer tradition, but they also play an important role in U.S. agriculture. State and county fairs put a spotlight on an essential part of the global economy, …

Demonstrate Your Commitment to High Ethical Standards by Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Consumers are looking for someone they can trust to guide them in financial matters. Becoming a CFP® professional helps you communicate that you’ll always prioritize your clients’ …

CFP® Professionals Can Help Optimize Your Insurance

(NewsUSA) - Insurance is essential to protecting yourself. Health insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance — all of these can protect you in the event of an emergency. However, determining …

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Curb Drug Costs for Patients and Employers

(Julian Canete) - According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, nearly half of all Americans struggle with health care costs. For many, it's the single largest cost in their budget. As someone that …

Changing Your Career? Consider Becoming a CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Are you thinking of a career change? As you explore new possibilities, you’ll likely want a profession that offers personal fulfillment, encourages professional growth, provides …

Working With a CFP® Professional — What You Need to Know

(NewsUSA) - Congratulations! You’ve already taken one of the most important steps to secure your financial future — connecting with a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. You will want …

Three Ways Small and Mid-Sized Businesses Can Improve Cash Flow and Combat Inflation

(NewsUSA) - Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, no matter the industry or company size. However, as economic headwinds and supply chain woes challenge the bottom line for both Main Street …

How Getting CFP® Certification Can Help Your Career as a Financial Planner

(NewsUSA) - Climbing to the top as a financial advisor can be a challenge. Your ticket to long-term peak performance begins with earning the prestigious CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, …

Working With an LGBTQ+ CFP® Professional

(NewsUSA) - Choosing a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who aligns with your specific needs and goals is important. If you’re part of the LGBTQ+ community, you may want to seek out an …

Flexibility is Key to a Thriving Retirement

(NewsUSA) - Today’s retirement experience can be unpredictable, and resilience and flexibility are the keys to not just surviving, but thriving.The right strategies and guidance can help retirees …

From High School to High Pay and a Personally Rewarding Career

(NewsUSA) - The best career is one that gives you so much personal satisfaction that you’d gladly do it without pay. But don’t worry; you won’t be working for free if you become a CERTIFIED …

How to Help Your Aging Parents

(NewsUSA) - At some point, you may need to step in and help care for the parents who once cared for you. Starting this new role can be a challenge, but with preparation you’ll be ready. These …

Investing in Your Child's Future: The Advantages of a Career in Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - As a parent, you want your child to succeed in life and have a career where they are fulfilled and paid well. It’s even better if that career can offer benefits such as personal and …

Not Sure What to Do When You Graduate College? Consider CFP Certification

(NewsUSA) - If you’re getting ready to graduate from college, congratulations! After years of dedication and hard work, your future awaits! And while it’s an exciting time, it can also be …

5 Tips to Help Young Professionals Prepare a Tax Return

(NewsUSA) - Filing your taxes can be stressful and intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. As the deadline for filing taxes approaches, don’t let the pressure overwhelm you. Follow these five …

Benefits for Women Becoming Financial Planners

(NewsUSA) - The financial services industry is changing and diversifying, and this includes women becoming financial advisors at a rate higher than ever before.If you’ve ever considered a career …

How Anxious Are Americans About Their Finances? Very.

(NewsUSA) - A new poll paints a troubling picture of how anxious Americans are about their finances.Nearly half of respondents said they didn’t feel “financially stable,” according to the …


(NewsUSA) - Teaching children about money is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. Start when they’re young with simple lessons like saving up to buy a toy. You can build upon those lessons …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …

How Financial Planners Can Advance Equality

(NewsUSA) - Financial planning is about helping individuals and families make sound financial decisions that enable them to achieve their life goals. When financial planners provide these services …
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ASX rebounds 1.4%: CBA hits all-time high

25 Jun 2024 - Australian shares climbed across the board on Tuesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 Index rebounding 1.4%, its biggest one-day gain since mid-May, nearing its record high.

The nine most important things I have learned about investing over 40 years

25 Jun 2024 - Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP, discusses investing.

Alkane Resources unveils ambitious five-year plan

25 Jun 2024 - Two weeks after issuing a downgrade, Alkane Resources (ASX:ALK) has followed through on a promise to release a new five-year development plan for its Tomingley gold mine in the central …

Pavel Tyka's bid for Coronado Global Resources falters

25 Jun 2024 - Billionaire Czech businessman Pavel Tykac's plan to buy a controlling stake in Australian-US coal miner Coronado Global Resources has collapsed. His family investment group, Seven …

ASX up 0.82% near noon: A-REITs up over 1.5%

25 Jun 2024 - Australian shares surged shortly after trading began on Tuesday, following Wall Street's lead as equities approached all-time highs, despite Nvidia's continued decline.

EZZ Life Science targets US expansion

25 Jun 2024 - EZZ Life Science Holdings (ASX:EZZ) has set its sights on the lucrative US market after securing regulatory clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for nine …

Stocks of the Hour: Helix Resources, TMK Energy, QX Resources

25 Jun 2024 - A snapshot of the stocks on the move, featuring Helix Resources (ASX:HLX), TMK Energy (ASX:TMK) and QX Resources (ASX:QXR).

Collins Foods sees strong 2023-24 performance

25 Jun 2024 - Shares in the fast food chain operator Collins Foods (ASX:CKF) jumped 10% to $10.30 on Tuesday after the company lifted its dividend following a very solid revenue and earnings …

Scrapped nuclear energy talk for Australia's future

25 Jun 2024 - The cancellation of a pivotal presentation to Engineers Australia due to social media backlash from Climate 200 has spotlighted a critical debate on the future of Australia's energy …

Dow outperforms as investors rotate out of tech names

25 Jun 2024 - The Dow Jones outperformed the two other major indices as investors appeared to rotate out of tech and into financials and utilities, whilst the sell off in Nvidia gathered pace.

ASX closes 0.5% lower: Iron ore prices fall

12 Jun 2024 - The Australian sharemarket extended losses on Wednesday, with the S&P/ASX 200 Index dropping 0.5% amid investor anxiety over the imminent US Federal Reserve interest rate decision.

Magmatic Resources and Fortescue Metals announce joint venture

12 Jun 2024 - In March, Magmatic Resources (ASX:MAG) announced a joint venture with Fortescue (ASX:FMG) for the Myall copper-gold prospect in central western NSW.

Analysis of Viva Leisure, Skycity, Life360

12 Jun 2024 - Fund Manager Chris Pedersen discusses Viva Leisure, Skycity Entertainment Group and Life360.

Cost pressures diverge in China and Japan

12 Jun 2024 - Ahead of the US inflation data and the Fed interest rate decision tonight and early tomorrow respectively, cost pressures continue to show different outcomes in two of Asia’s major …

Stocks of the Hour: Reach Resources, Nico Resources, Global Lithium Resources, INOVIQ

14 Jun 2024 - A snapshot of the stocks on the move, featuring Reach Resources (ASX:RR1), Nico Resources (ASX:NC1), Global Lithium Resources (ASX:GL1) and INOVIQ (ASX:IIQ).

ASX down 0.69% near noon: Investors await May US CPI

12 Jun 2024 - At 11:30am, the S&P/ASX 200 is 0.69 per cent lower at 7,701.90, reflecting Wall Street's mixed performance where banking stocks weighed on the Dow Jones while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 …

Evolution Mining faces production challenges

12 Jun 2024 - For the second quarter in a row, wet weather and seismic problems have cut Evolution Mining’s (ASX:EVN) gold output.

Copper boomlet deflates amid rising inventories

12 Jun 2024 - The boomlet in copper was again deflated on Tuesday, with London Metal Exchange prices and Comex futures prices in New York touching their lowest levels in seven weeks due to pressure …

Apple surge pushes US markets to new highs

12 Jun 2024 - The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite hit new highs as Apple shares surged on AI news.

Apple's AI leap

12 Jun 2024 - Apple has made fools of all those investors, analysts, and others who had been chiding it (and stronger) for falling behind in AI - its big launch Monday was "underwhelming," according …
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Las Vegas Review-Journal hires Danzis as business reporter

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has hired David Danzis to cover casinos and tourism as a business reporter. He will start in July. Danzis most recently has been covering the gambling and casino …

Morning Brew hires Ortiz as health care editor

Morning Brew has hired Nicole Ortiz to be an editor for its Healthcare Brew newsletter. She has been a part-time copy editor for Axios for the past year and also has done some editing for The …

Modern Retail hires Parton as a reporter

Mitchell Parton has joined Modern Retail to cover the industry’s transformation. He previously covered real estate for the Dallas Business Journal. He also had been a residential real estate …

How Shontell is moving the Fortune brand forward

Tiffany Chang of NYU’s Journalism Crossroads spoke with Fortune editor in chief Alyson Shontell about her job and why she took it. Here is an excerpt: It is so different running a media company …

Quartz hires Douglass as executive editor

Quartz has hired Sarah Douglass as its executive editor. In this role, Douglass will manage journalists, drive news planning and coverage, and look to strengthen and streamline operations. Her …

WSJ’s Marino-Nachison, markets news editor, departs

David Marino-Nachison, a markets news editor at The Wall Street Journal, has left the publication for a new opportunity. He has previously worked as an editor at the Journal working on product …

Bloomberg hires Mavin as editor on weekend team

Duncan Mavin has been hired by Bloomberg News as an editor on a new weekend digital team. He most recently was a senior editor at The Washington Post based in London. Before that, he was an …

Jacobs, first WSJ small biz columnist, dies at 86

By Bill Power Sanford Lee Jacobs, The Wall Street Journal’s first small-business columnist, died on June 16 in Pittsboro, N.C. He was 86. In 1980, when the Journal expanded its news coverage and …

VentureBeat hires David to cover artificial intelligence

VentureBeat has hired Emilia David as its senior artificial intelligence reporter. She has been at The Verge covering artificial intelligence and previously worked at Business Insider covering …

9fin hires Buhl as a senior reporter

9fin has hired Teri Buhl as a senior reporter covering distressed debt. Buhl has been a freelance journalist reporting on distressed credit deals in the cannabis space and Euro/London issued …

Holmes named NY Times workplace columnist

Anna Holmes has been named the workplace columnist for The New York Times. Stefano Montali of the Times writes, “Twice a month, she’ll dole out advice on money, careers and work-life balance. …

Bloomberg Industry hires Kravis as digital editor

Bloomberg Industry Group has hired Isabelle Kravis as a junior digital editor. She will start next month. Kravis has been working part-time for the Associated Press. She previously interned for NBC …

Alliance of Area Business Publishers names editorial winners

The Alliance of Area Business Publishers named its 2024 Editorial Excellence Awards at a banquet in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Friday. The winners are: DESIGN CATEGORIES 1. Best Cover – Magazine …

Reuters reporter Schectman departs

Joel Schectman, an investigative reporter at Reuters, has left the news organization after nearly 10 years. He wrote investigative stories on national security, intelligence issues, corruption and …

Gershkovich’s fate will come down to Putin’s mood

Fred Kaplan writes for Slate that the fate of jailed Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich, scheduled to go on trial in Russia next week, will come down to the mood of Russia leader …

Bauder, longtime San Diego biz journalist, dies at 88

Don Bauder, a business journalist for BusinessWeek and the San Diego Union-Tribune for decades, died Friday at the age of 88. A story in the Times of San Diego states, “His first job was with …

WSJ’s Kwong is departing

Robin Kwong, director of audience loyalty at The Wall Street Journal, is leaving the publication. He previously was its new formats editor and oversaw the newsletter and audience voices teams. Kwong …

Perplexity plagiarizes Wired story about Perplexity

Tim Marchman of Wired magazine writes about how artificial intelligence company Perplexity plagiarized a Wired story that called the company a “bullshit machine.” Marchman writes, “After we …

Ex-Bloomberg TV anchor sues company, alleging discrimination

A former Bloomberg Television anchor claims she was fired in retaliation for her complaints about discrimination and gender pay gaps at the network, reports Justin Baragona of The Daily Beast. …

Roof moving to VC/tech team at Bloomberg

Bloomberg News reporter Katie Roof is moving to its venture capital and technology team in California. She has been a reporter on its deals team. Before joining Bloomberg in 2020, Roof worked for …
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Conservatives have lost a third of their voters since January, poll finds

Ipsos survey for the FT finds high levels of volatility in electorate ahead of July 4 ballot

TikTok advertisers prepare contingency plans as US ban looms

Agency heads say row over security of ByteDance-owned app has already hit brands’ confidence in the platform

French trust Marine Le Pen’s RN most on economy, FT poll suggests

Macron’s Ensemble heads into last week of campaigning before first-round vote trailing far-right and leftwing rivals.

Week Ahead: Round one for Biden vs Trump and France’s snap election

Plus, Jimmy Lai faces the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal and a big week for corporate earnings

Biden’s flagship hydrogen project faces growing opposition

Environmentalists and sceptical locals threaten key element of US plans for green energy

The Week Ahead

Your essential guide to the monetary policy events and data in the coming week

Will France fall to populism?

In some ways it already has, argues political scientist Olivier Roy

The ‘one’ way for Wall Street banks

Morgan Stanley’s Ted Pick is the latest chief executive touting a unified slogan in a bid to bust staff silos

Why billionaires support Trump

It is not (just) greed. Business encourages contrarianism

Gay old time: inside the UK’s first LGBT+ retirement home

In a Norman Foster-designed tower in Vauxhall, a group of older queer people have found safe harbour — and a lot of fun

A dramatic new clifftop retreat — on the perfect Greek island

The opening of Gundari, a five-star clifftop retreat, is prompting both excitement and anxiety on the island

Wealthy foreigners step up plans to leave UK as taxes increase

Plans by both main political parties to abolish ‘non-dom’ regime prompts departures

Airbus and Boeing near deal to carve up Spirit AeroSystems

Announcement on complex agreement between the three companies could come as early as next week

Ukraine urges bondholders to accept markdown on more than $20bn of debt

Investors rejected government proposal this month to reduce bonds’ value by up to 60% ahead of deadline

UBS offers to repay 90% to clients hit by Greensill implosion

Swiss lender seeks to resolve dispute linked to Credit Suisse and its supply chain funds

China launches anti-dumping probe into EU pork imports

Investigation comes after Brussels imposes tariffs on Chinese EVs as trade tensions rise

Taiwan’s president urges army to shed nationalist legacy to meet China threat

Duelling centenary celebrations for military academy underscore armed forces’ fractured identity

RwandAir says Qatar Airways closing in on acquiring stake

Carriers have been working on a deal expected to boost capacity in fast-growing market

Why tackling accent bias matters at work

Wall Street banks and big City law firms among employers addressing potential discrimination

Adidas investigates bribery allegations in China

Senior managers accused of receiving millions of euros in kickbacks
Global News

Edmonton Oilers fans stunned as Stanley Cup dream dies in Florida: ‘We came close’

Thousands of fans who packed the plaza outside Edmonton's Rogers Place stood in stunned silence watching on a big screen as Florida Panthers players celebrated.

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid wins Conn Smythe Trophy after Game 7 loss

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is just the sixth player in NHL history to win the Conn Smythe Trophy but not the Stanley Cup.

Florida Panthers defeat Edmonton Oilers to win Stanley Cup

The Edmonton Oilers’ bid to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in sports history fell one win short.

Overlapping First Nations claims complicate big move on treaty in northwestern B.C.

On Monday, representatives of the Kitselas First Nation and the provincial and federal governments initialled a draft treaty three decades in the making.

First Nations demand apology over video about open-net pen salmon farms

The video, with William Shatner and Kirk McLean, was produced for the advocacy group Pacific Wild by Maximum Effort, a production company started by Ryan Reynolds.

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Edmonton Oilers fans pack downtown, others in Florida for Stanley Cup Game 7

'It's close to a once-in-a-lifetime thing and people have shown up in droves.'

Serious vehicle incident in Osoyoos prompts renewed calls for safety upgrades

Businesses in the area fear more people could be injured if changes aren’t made.

S&P/TSX composite closes up almost 300 points, U.S. stock markets mixed

The S&P/TSX composite index ended up 293.73 points, or 1.36 per cent, at 21,848.59.

Nenshi fills 2 prominent roles in Alberta NDP caucus

The Alberta NDP’s new leader Naheed Nenshi announced Monday two changes to the caucus he will lead.

Visitors to Toronto Islands should have ‘fixed link’ option: councillor

Don Valley East Coun. Jon Burnside is asking city staff to look into the option of a fixed link – like a pedestrian bridge – to the islands in Lake Ontario.

Takedown: The anatomy of catching a suspected car thief

Global News is granted rare access inside York Regional Police’s auto theft unit as it targets a suspect crime group that has been stealing cars across the Toronto-area overnight.

‘Icons of the Prairies’: One Alberta man’s quest to preserve Nanton’s grain elevators

An Alberta man is continuing efforts to restore and protect historical grain elevators in a town south of Calgary.

Swimmer pulled from Little Lake at Beavermead Park in Peterborough, Ont.

Emergency crews were called to Beavermead Park around 5 p.m. when a swimmer went missing in Little Lake. The person was located and rushed to hospital.

McDavid, Oilers ready for Cup climax: ‘Dreamt of yourself playing in that game’

Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers face the Florida Panthers in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final Monday — the last hurdle in an improbable journey this season.

Ousted Chestermere mayor fights for his job back as voters go to the polls

Voters in the City of Chestermere go to the polls to choose a new mayor and five municipal councillors on Monday. 

Lirim Hajrullahu’s late field goal earns Argos 39-36 home win over winless Elks

Cameron Dukes and the Toronto Argonauts' ground game proved to be too much for the Edmonton Elks on Saturday night.

Growing pro-Palestinian camp at Victoria Square in Montreal targets pension fund

Protesters have established a growing camp at Victoria Square, calling on Quebec's pension fund manager to divest from companies they say are complicit in Israel's war on Hamas.

Nenshi will need major boost in NDP popularity to win 2027 election: analyst

Naheed Nenshi, the newly minted leader of the Alberta NDP, faces a challenge in growing the party’s popularity among Albertans: The Conservative vote is no longer divided.

BC SPCA pushing for more ‘pet-friendly’ rentals ahead of election

The BC SPCA says a lack of pet-friendly rentals is the top reason why healthy, loved animals are being surrendered. It's now looking to the province to help develop solutions.

What Is the EV Tax Credit, and Who Qualifies?

EVs are still more expensive than the typical (gas-powered) car, but these clean vehicle tax credits can help close the gap.

Most Millionaires Favor Tax Hikes… for Anyone Richer Than They Are

In a new poll, 56% of millionaires said they support a progressive wealth tax on “extreme wealth.”

How to Get a Home Equity Loan

Learn how to get a home equity loan.

Best Outdoor Cameras of 2024

Whether you want to keep an eye on your property, deter potential intruders or simply check on package deliveries, choosing the right outdoor camera can make all the difference. We reviewed the top …

9 Best Travel Insurance Companies of 2024

Best Travel Insurance Main Takeaways Travel insurance can reimburse you for lost luggage, missed flights, trip cancellations and emergency medical expenses. Purchase travel insurance right after …

A Record Number of Americans Are Spending More on Housing Than They Can Afford

An "unprecedented affordability crisis" hit the housing market after the pandemic, Harvard researchers say.

5 Best Tax Relief Companies of 2024

If your tax situation is too complicated to handle on your own, check out our list of the best tax relief companies.

Forget About Stocks — Young Investors Love Collectibles and Crypto

Younger Americans are embracing greater diversification in their holdings.

Medical Debt vs. Student Loan Debt: Which Would You Cancel?

Most Americans say it's “extremely” or “very important” for the government to forgive medical debt.

‘Zombie’ Mortgages Are Back With a Vengeance to Haunt Homeowners

Motivated by recent gains in home values, debt collectors are coming after old, unpaid mortgages — and your braaains. (Just kidding.)

Best Home Security System with Cameras

As home security cameras get more affordable and monitoring technology more accessible, selecting the best system for you means weighing several variables. Not only do you need to think about the …

8 Best Life Insurance Companies of 2024

Read on to learn more about our reviews of the best Life Insurance Companies and find out which of these providers is the best option for you.

As Used Car Prices Fall, Here’s How to Get the Best Deal

Average used vehicle prices have dropped by more than 9% over the past year.

Current Mortgage Rates: Week of June 17 to June 21, 2024

The current mortgage rate for a 30-year fixed-rate loan decreased to 6.87% for the week ending June 20, according to Freddie Mac.

Shaq Is Paying for High School Students to Take College Courses This Summer

The basketball legend has partnered with community college startup for the “Try College” initiative.

Could You Have Hidden Hearing Loss?

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), hearing loss affects about 60.7 million American adults. However, that statistic may not include millions of people affected by hidden hearing loss, …

Urban vs. Rural Home Security: How to Tailor Your Approach Based on Where You Live

Depending on where you live and what (or who) you’re protecting, locking the doors may not be enough to make you feel safe in your home. Luckily, as technology changes everything from how we manage …

Why Some Student Loan Borrowers Won’t Have to Pay in July

The temporary student loan forbearance comes as the Education Department enacts more generous repayment benefits.

How Much House Can I Afford?

Before buying a home, you want to know how much house you can afford. Your budget is directly related to the size and type of mortgage you qualify for. Understanding how much you can comfortably …

What Is a Home Equity Agreement?

Read on to discover what a home equity agreement is and how it can unlock the value of your property.
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A doctor and longevity company CEO says exercise is a pillar of healthy aging. Here's his simple weekly workout.

Dr. Joseph Antoun, the CEO of a longevity company, takes a surprisingly simple approach to fitness.

DeepMind researchers realize AI is really, really unfunny. That's a problem.

Big Tech companies want AI to be funny so that people use it. But 20 comedians said generative AI systems just couldn't write good jokes.

Chinese authorities used bubble wrap to secure a hand grenade kept by villagers for 20 years to smash nuts and hammer nails

A video posted by the Baokang Public Security Bureau showed two men in hard hats and a uniformed officer placing the grenade in a plastic sleeve.

Sean Penn — who's been divorced thrice — says he's 'thrilled every day' to be single

Sean Penn spoke to The New York Times about how draining his past relationships sometimes felt.

Astronauts from Boeing's Starliner were supposed to be in space for 8 days. Now they're stuck there with no scheduled return date.

NASA astronauts' return is delayed again, marking another setback for Boeing's first crewed commercial spacecraft mission.

People thought they might die when oxygen masks deployed on a United flight to Maui, passenger says

Ryan Scott was flying to Maui on United with his family when the oxygen masks dropped and he started planning what to do if the plane went down.

An embattled oil tycoon is selling a mansion in Singapore for $32 million. It's one of the city's status-symbol houses that business leaders covet.

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew and billionaire James Dyson are among the ultrawealthy who own a Good Class Bungalow in Singapore.

An expat couple retired at 50. Now, they split their time between continents and pursue hobbies like a second career.

After retiring at 50, one couple now splits their year between Thailand, Canada, and various trips.

Taylor Swift was a "gift" to the NFL last season, but CMO Tim Ellis is focused on winning long-term fans

Taylor Swift brought new football fans to the game, but the NFL has focused on growing its engagement with young people for the past six years. NFL CMO Tim Ellis spoke to Business Insider about the …

"We need to take risks" Peacock CMO Shannon Willett's favorite mistake and the lessons she learned from it.

Peacock's CMO Shannon Willett advocates taking risks to participate in cultural conversations. Willett spoke to Business Insider at Cannes Lions 2024.

European regulators accuse Apple of breaching new rules with its App Store

The European Commission has accused Apple of stifling competition with its App Store.

Unmarried Chinese women have found yet another way to get over the stigma of being single: Flee to the West and get another degree

Tired of a bad job market and the stigma of being left on the shelf at 30, some Chinese women have found a solution — run, and go West.

Russian saboteurs burned down a Berlin factory to hit weapons supplies to Ukraine. Just one problem — the facility made car parts.

Diehl Metal's parent company makes the IRIS-T anti-air system given to Ukraine, but the factory hit makes parts for cars and electrical systems.

Walmart says this store manager could earn half a million dollars this year — and he doesn't have a college degree

Mustafa Tovi, 45, started off as a part-time employee for Walmart and has stayed with the company for 25 years.

Barcelona plans to ban short-term rentals, hitting the owners of 10,000 apartments

The move is the latest by Spanish authorities to ease the housing crisis and reduce the cost of renting.

China is greenlighting possible death penalties for 'diehard' supporters of Taiwan gaining independence

Punishments for actively supporting Taiwan's independence include 10 years and up in prison or the death penalty, China's top legal bodies said.

Elon Musk starts new beef with Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy, says the 'Star Wars' chief is 'more deadly than the Death Star'

"She's more deadly than the Death Star!" Musk said of Lucasfilm chief, Kathleen Kennedy, in an X post on Friday.

Linda Yaccarino fired her right-hand man at X and replaced him with a senior staffer from the pre-Elon era: report

X CEO Linda Yaccarino fired Joe Benarroch, head of business operations and communications, in June, replacing him with Nick Pickles, FT reported.

'Orphan Black: Echoes' showrunner explains the spinoff's biggest difference from the original series — and whether Tatiana Maslany will show up

Anna Fishko told Business Insider that the show's writers tried to bring back "Orphan Black" lead characters for the spinoff series.

'House of the Dragon': BI reporters break down Daemon and Rhaenyra's fight and Criston's bold move

From Daemon and Rhaenyra's confrontation to the immediate aftermath of Jaehaerys' death, we break down the most important moments in the new episode.
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Hedge Funds’ Bullish Copper Bets Run Into China’s Slowdown

Copper surged to a record on a wave of hedge fund money. Now the big question for bulls is when China's buyers will return.

Takeda Presents Late-Breaking Data from Phase 2b Study of Mezagitamab, Demonstrating Potential to Transform Treatment of Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia

Mezagitamab-Treated Patients Showed Rapid and Sustained Increases in Platelet Counts That Persisted 8 Weeks After the Last Dose Through to Week 161 Mezagitamab Had a Favorable Safety Profile, with No …

CUPE Local 1356-02 Reaches Tentative Agreement with York University

TORONTO — CUPE Local 1356-02 is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement with York University has been reached. The Local represents 73 Safety Workers employed by York. Their duties include …

Binance’s General Counsel Faces Some of the Toughest Challenges in Crypto

Binance’s General Counsel Eleanor Hughes has a lot to keep her busy, ranging from the giant crypto exchange’s testy dispute with Nigerian officials to strict monitoring by US authorities as part …

OQ Chemicals to Start Sales Process After Cutting Lender Deal

The Omani owner of OQ Chemicals GmbH is set to kick off a sales process for the business after the company reached a short-term financing deal with lenders, according to a person familiar with the …

Fed interest rate cut could come sooner than markets think, says strategist

Watch Invesco chief global market strategist Kristina Hooper on where markets and the economy are headed

Fed’s Key Inflation Gauges May Offer Path to Rate Cuts

The Federal Reserve’s favored inflation yardsticks are poised to show the tamest monthly advances since late last year — a stepping stone for officials to begin lowering interest rates, possibly …

Credit’s Strong Run Stumbles for First Time This Year

Global corporate bonds are on track for their worst month since late last year by one measure, reigniting the debate about the relative value of credit versus other fixed-income classes.

Opinion: Blame Canada’s productivity ’emergency’ mostly on slow adoption of innovation

John Ruffolo: We need our private sector and public sector to unite around their complementary strengths, allowing for a true 'Team Canada' approach

New York, Washington Wilt Under Weekend Heat and Humidity

The corridor from New York City to Washington will wilt under sultry temperatures this weekend, just as utility Con Edison has reduced voltages in parts of Queens and asked residents to cut back on …

LGBTQ+ librarians grapple with attacks on books – and on themselves

CHICAGO (AP) — Idaho librarian June Meissner was closing up for the day at the downtown Boise Public Library when a man approached her asking for help. As an information services librarian, …

How apartheid’s injustices helped shape the legal career of BMO’s Simon A. Fish

Honoured for lifetime achievement at 2024 Canadian General Counsel Awards

Vietnam Signals Interest in South China Sea Talks With Manila

Vietnam offered to have talks with the Philippines about overlapping territorial claims in the South China Sea as Manila decries increasingly violent clashes with Chinese vessels in contested waters.

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Conferences The annual Collision tech conference heads to the Enercare Centre in Toronto this week. Speakers …

The UK’s Muddy Fields Are Latest Climate Threat to Food Security

Britain’s usually plentiful grain crops are struggling — and politicians and consumers may feel the fallout with farmers.

Ed Davey Says UK Needs Closer Ties With Europe to Lift Business

Britain’s Liberal Democrat Party leader set out a path to rejoin the European Union’s single market, saying businesses need closer ties with the trading bloc to prosper.

Toyota shareholders demand vote against chairman Toyoda as automaker embroiled in testing scandal

TOKYO (AP) — Toyota’s chairman Akio Toyoda will be facing some disgruntled shareholders this week, as two major proxy groups demand a vote against keeping the grandson of the founder on its …

Shanghai’s Solar Carnival Belies Fight for Survival in China’s Flagship Clean Energy Industry

Visitors to the world’s biggest showcase of solar power could be forgiven for not realizing just how dismal conditions are in China’s flagship clean energy industry.

Chinese premier promises more pandas and urges Australia to put aside differences

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Qiang on Sunday promised a new pair of giant pandas to a zoo and urged Australia to set aside its differences with Beijing at the outset of the first …

Business Chiefs Want More on Housing and Tax From UK Election

With less than three weeks to go until Britain’s general election, the Tories and Labour have put their policy cards on the table.

Biden student loan repayment plan that offers a faster path to cancellation and lower payments mostly blocked by Kansas and Missouri judges

The judges’ rulings prevent the U.S. Department of Education from helping many of the intended borrowers ease their loan repayment burdens going forward under a rule set to go into effect July 1.

A Great Resignation 2.0 is simmering as employees feel overworked and underpaid, forcing them to look for greener pastures

The "Great Resignation" never really ended. But now, employees' challenges include them being overworked, underpaid and not ready for AI.

Car dealerships are ‘going back to the basics’ and writing paperwork by hand after cyberattacks on a key software provider

CDK Global, a company that provides software for thousands of auto dealers in the U.S. and Canada, was hit by back-to-back cyberattacks Wednesday.

65% of Americans feel deprived of vacation time. The French, who take more time off than anybody, say ‘hold my wine’

Expedia’s survey found 93% of French people said that time off was a fundamental right.

2024 real estate school review: AceableAgent

AceableAgent's real estate agent training is the "best overall" according to Fortune's ranking.

The CEO behind Singapore’s largest realtor thinks the city’s housing market will stay cool through the year—but he’s ‘very excited’ about 2025

PropNex, a Singapore-based firm, is the only real estate agency on the inaugural Fortune Southeast Asia 500.

Millennials’ fast-fashion favorite Forever 21 can’t keep up with Shein’s meteoric rise: ‘It’s like comparing a mobile phone from 2000 to the newest iPhone’

Shein acquired one-third of Forever 21’s parent company in 2023, but retail experts say the relationship is no longer beneficial to the Chinese e-commerce giant.

The best cybersecurity bootcamps of 2024

Fortune analyzed more than 50 bootcamps and ranked the top 10.

Creators aren’t the only ones to lose out from potential TikTok ban: Oracle warns investors of ‘sizable’ revenue hit

TikTok uses Oracle’s cloud infrastructure to store and process US user data, and is considered by many Wall Street analysts to be one of the Austin-based company’s largest customers for that …

ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood says Trump has her vote because he’ll be better for the economy, but then asks to pull the interview

The renowned tech investor said she planned to cast her vote for Trump over Joe Biden come November.

Car executives are the newest livestreamers taking over China: ‘Even a 60-year-old man like me has to do this’

Xiaomi's Lei Jun and Nio's William Li are just some of the CEOs taking to Chinese social media to showcase their cars.

TikTok-owner ByteDance is talking with U.S. tech firm Broadcom about a possible TSMC-made AI processor

Sources say a new chip would comply with tough U.S. regulations designed to deny China access to advanced semiconductors, including those used for AI.

Europe and China agree to talk about EV tariffs, a ‘first step’ to avoid a potential trade war between two of the world’s largest economies

The talks could help avoid a looming trade war between China and Europe which has already ensnared European brandy and pork.

There is a best time of day to work out and it may lead to better results

There are several factors to consider when planning your workouts.

The Fed may not be slowing the economy much after all—but rates may not go that low when it’s time to cut

There's a growing view in markets that the economy’s so-called neutral rate is much higher than policymakers are currently projecting. 

No one can figure out what Nvidia’s revenues are actually going to be—not even the AI chip leader’s own executives

Since Nvidia’s sales began exploding, revenue has exceeded the midpoint of the company’s own forecast by an average of 13%, more than twice the average over the past decade.

U.S. prosecutors recommend Justice Department criminally charge Boeing for violating settlement on fatal 737 Max crashes

The federal agency determined in May that Boeing had breached a 2021 deferred-prosecution agreement.

Drone attacks commercial ship in Red Sea as U.S. aircraft carrier departs following most intense naval combat since World War II

The attack comes as the U.S. has sent the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower back home after an eight-month deployment that saw it lead the American response to the Houthi assaults.

Top antitrust official raises red flag on dynamic pricing and warns of biggest ‘extraction of monopoly power’ ever

"Companies are getting better at figuring out how to maximize profits. The more information they have about who you are and what you’re willing to pay, the more they can charge you."

The Wall Street strategist who nailed 2023’s stock rally sees the S&P 500 soaring more than 170% to 15,000 by end of this decade

"The adoption rate of AI is staggering, but the use case is important because there's a labor shortage," Tom Lee said.