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    There were over 150 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the United States as of March 5, according to NBC News. When a sink isn’t an option, hand sanitizers are a good alternative — as long as the formula has an alcohol content of at least 60%, the CDC says. Those recommendations have led to hand sanitizer shortages in retail stores and online. A 12-ounce Purell bottle, which retails for around $4.50, was selling for $50 a bottle on Amazon as of Thursday. The key ingredients are rubbing alcoho
    Hand sanitizer prices surge to $50 a bottle — here's how to make it at home for under $2

  • cnbc wrote a new post, (no title), on the site US Stock Info 3 months ago

    If you’ve been following the news, the recent steep drop in the stock market and the ongoing fluctuations triggered by the widespread coronavirus may have you feeling a bit rattled. But experts agree that selling when the market falls can hurt your long-term financial health. That’s because if you sell in a moment of panic, you’ll lock in your losses and potentially miss out on years or even decades of growth. And last week’s drop was particularly dramatic, in that it marked the end of a five-mo
    Why a stock market 'sell-off' doesn't mean you should sell

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    In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve announced an interest rate cut of half a percentage point, or 50 basis points, to 1-1.25% on Tuesday. It acted in response to fears around the coronavirus, which caused stock markets around the world to drop last week. The cut is the largest since 2008 when the stock markets were in free-fall during the financial crisis, and the first since October, which was the third and final cut of 2019. The market at large had its worst week since 2008. The rate cut m
    How to take advantage of the Fed's surprise interest rate cut, the biggest since 2008

  • cnbc wrote a new post, (no title), on the site US Stock Info 3 months ago

    Traders work after the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 5, 2019 in New York City. A Federal Reserve rate cut of 50 basis points failed to assuage concerns of a global economic slowdown. Fed cuts ratesThe Federal Reserve cut rates in between its scheduled meetings for the first time since the financial crisis. Stocks briefly rallied on news of the rate cut, but later turned sharply lower as investors dumped equities in favor of bonds. Bank stocks also dropped as the 10
    Here's what happened to the stock market on Tuesday

  • cnbc wrote a new post, (no title), on the site US Stock Info 3 months ago

    (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) In the case of a U.S. coronavirus outbreak, Jefferies is telling clients to buy these food companies that could benefit from a stocking up, stay-at-home mentality.
    These stocks should benefit from the coronavirus 'pantry-load panic,' Jefferies says

  • Wearable wrist and ankle weights company Bala Bangles caught the attention of all the Sharks on Friday’s episode of ABC’s “Shark Tank,” including guest Shark and retired tennis star Maria Sharapova– but there was one catch. Sharapova wanted to only invest with another Shark, and as a result, most of the Sharks fought to team up with her. The Bala Bangles co-founders, Natalie Holloway and Max Kislevitz, asked the Sharks for a $400,000 investment in exchange for a 10% stake in their company. The B
    'Shark Tank': Mark Cuban and Maria Sharapova invested nearly $1 million in a wearable weights company

  • Businesswoman Bian Jingjing has a message about the coronavirus for the world: be more prepared. The Aeroflot flight she boarded on Friday in Moscow had two passengers infected with the virus. The case of this Aeroflot flight shows how the problems of the coronavirus are becoming truly global, disrupting people’s lives in places and ways that can be difficult to anticipate. But as it turned out, the two infected passengers were transiting from Iran, which is experiencing one of the world’s most
    'This truly is a nightmare': How one businesswoman's flight to China ended in coronavirus quarantine

  • The Sanders campaign also announced Sunday that it will buy TV ads in nine states that hold primaries later this month. Sanders has trounced his Democratic rivals in contributions from individual donors: $46.5 million is more than all of his non-billionaire rivals combined raised in January. The Sanders campaign said it is already running TV ads in 12 of the 14 states voting this week on Super Tuesday. On Sunday morning, Biden told NBC News that his campaign raised $5 million in the last 24 hour
    Bernie Sanders raises mammoth $46.5 million in February, announces TV ad buys in nine states

  • The World Health Organization’s director-general cautioned Sunday that other countries within the European Union might see coronavirus outbreaks similar to the rapid spread seen in Italy. Italy has 1,128 confirmed cases as of Sunday, according to the WHO, which is the largest in Europe and the third largest globally. “Europe may have some surprises like Italy. Ghebreyesus caveated, however, that Europe as a region has “strong institutions” in place to deal with such incidents. Italy’s top-flight
    Europe could see other surprise coronavirus outbreaks like Italy's, WHO chief warns

  • More than 15,000 coronavirus testing kits are in the mail this weekend en route to health professionals, according to Vice President Mike Pence. “The FDA has approved a testing regime that state and local officials can be using,” Pence said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “More importantly, we have established a process in a number of cities across the country — where if someone presents in the hospital with a respiratory ailment, we want them also tested for coronavirus,” Pence said. U.S.
    More than 15,000 coronavirus testing kits are on the way to health professionals, Pence says

  • A march in support of refugee rights held in the village of Moria in Lesvos, Greece on Feb. 25, 2020. Afghan mothers pushing strollers were heading back to the refugee camp, while young men were rushing in the other direction. Asylum seekers on the Greek island of Lesvos are seen in the Moria refugee camp on Feb. 15, 2020. Aris Messinnis | AFP | Getty ImagesQais Azizi, from Afghanistan, has been in Moria camp for four months. Conditions at the Moria refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece are deterriorat
    'It's a powder keg ready to explode': In Greek village, tensions simmer between refugees and locals

  • Afghan’s President Ashraf Ghani addresses US troops during a surprise Thanksgiving day visit of US President Donald Trump at Bagram Air Field, on November 28, 2019 in Afghanistan. The government of Afghanistan has made no commitment to free 5,000 Taliban prisoners as stated in a pact signed between the United States and Taliban Islamic militants, President Ashraf Ghani said on Sunday. The Taliban demand for the release of its prisoners from Afghan jails cannot be a pre-condition to direct talks
    Afghanistan did not commit to release 5,000 Taliban, Ghani says

  • World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a press briefing on evolution of new coronavirus epidemic on January 29, 2020 in Geneva. Market panic over the fast-spreading new coronavirus is uncalled for, the World Health Organization’s director-general said Sunday as governments around the world rush to contain its spread. “Global markets … should calm down and try to see the reality,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble during a pa
    WHO chief on coronavirus: Global markets 'should calm down and try to see the reality'

  • Total confirmed cases: More than 85,000 Total deaths: At least 2,943 Read CNBC’s coverage from CNBC’s Asia-Pacific and Europe teams. — Thomas10:00 am: Pence says stock market will recoverVice President Mike Pence is confident the stock market’s weakness last week will recover. Pence said the Trump administration is focused on the health and safety of the American people. — Clinch9:00 am: England reports 12 new coronavirus casesThere were 12 new coronavirus cases reported in England on Sunday m
    Coronavirus live updates: Pence says markets will recover, WHO chief warns of more Europe outbreaks

  • Todd Baldwin’s net worth crossed $1 million when he was 25. “Although our net worth is seven figures, we don’t do a lot of the typical things that most people envision millionaires doing. Although our net worth is seven figures, we don’t do a lot of the typical things that most people envision millionaires doing. He’s made about $30,000 since he started mystery shopping years ago in college. Thanks to secret shopping, he and his wife spend just about $25 a month on food.
    27-year-old millionaire who saves 80% of his income refuses to spend on 2 things

  • Total confirmed cases: More than 85,000Total deaths: At least 2,94312:55 pm: Thailand records first coronavirus deathThailand recorded its first fatality from coronavirus, a 35-year-old man, Reuters reported, citing the director-general of Thailand’s Department of Disease Control. Since January, Thailand has reported a total of 42 cases, of whom 30 have recovered so far. South Korea has the largest number of confirmed cases outside mainland China, where most of the infections and deaths have occ
    Coronavirus live updates: Australia and Thailand report their first deaths

  • Aya Kanai became the editor in chief of Marie Claire magazine in January 2020. “I’ve always thought that if I had enough [money] to get by, then I don’t need to give it much attention. Video by Courtney Stith A custodial brokerage account or a 529 savings account are ways for parents to get a jump-start on savings for their children. “Knowing I’ve been disorganized with my finances has left me with a constant hum of low-level anxiety,” Kanai says. “Having systems and structure provides containme
    'Low-level anxiety' about money was 'constant' for the editor in chief of Marie Claire — here's how she overcame it

  • cnbc wrote a new post, (no title), on the site US Stock Info 3 months ago

    In Jan. 2019, Citi Bank embraced this approach with the release of the Citi Rewards+℠ Credit Card — a no annual fee rewards card meant to accelerate your points-earning potential of your everyday spending. Citi Rewards+ reviewRewardsAdditional benefitsFeesBottom lineCiti Rewards+℠ Card Apply Now Rewards Earn 2X ThankYou® points at supermarkets and gas stations for the first $6,000 per year and then 1X points thereafter. CNBC Select calculated how many rewards the average American can earn if the
    Citi Rewards+ review: A rewards card that lets you round up for more earnings

  • In Jan. 2019, Citi Bank embraced this approach with the release of the Citi Rewards+℠ Credit Card — a no annual fee rewards card meant to accelerate your points-earning potential of your everyday spending. Citi Rewards+ reviewRewardsAdditional benefitsFeesBottom lineCiti Rewards+℠ Card Apply Now Rewards Earn 2X ThankYou® points at supermarkets and gas stations for the first $6,000 per year and then 1X points thereafter. CNBC Select calculated how many rewards the average American can earn if the
    Citi Rewards+ review: A rewards card that lets you round up for more earnings

  • And it’s remained incredibly strong over the past few years, largely thanks to Americans’ willingness to keep spending. The downside is increasing levels of household debt, as many people have been spending more than they’re earning. Total household debt topped $14.15 trillion in the final quarter of 2019, an increase of 1.4%, according to a recent report from the New York Fed. A large part of that debt is credit card debt, which increased by $46 billion to a record total of $930 billion. “One r
    Americans owe a record $930 billion in credit card debt — 3 steps you can take to get free

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