Consumer Confidence in U.S. Posts Biggest Gain in 17 Years

Consumer confidence rebounded in September by the most in more than 17 years as Americans grew more upbeat about the outlook for the economy and job market, though sentiment remained below pre-pandemic levels. The Conference Board’s index increased 15.5 points, the most since April 2003, to 101.8 from August’s upwardly revised 86.3, according to a report issued Tuesday. The median […]

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US stocks edge lower ahead of first presidential debate

Lucas Jackson/Reuters Stocks traded lower on Tuesday ahead of the first US presidential debate between Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee, and President Donald Trump. While investors’ hope for another stimulus bill from Congress has waned as the election has moved closer, House Democrats proposed a new $2.2 trillion relief package to help combat the economic weakness caused by the COVID-19 […]

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150 Million Covid Rapid Tests To Be Distributed Nationwide

The Trump Administration announced a national plan to distribute 150 million Abbott rapid point-of-care coronavirus tests in the coming weeks to assist Governors’ efforts to safely reopen their states and schools. Explaining its details at a White House news conference, President Donald Trump said 50 million tests will go to protect the most vulnerable communities, and 100 million tests will […]

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Warren Buffett was blasted as ‘washed up’ for not buying during the coronavirus crash. Berkshire Hathaway has announced $19 billion of investments this quarter

Thomson Reuters Warren Buffett was fiercely criticized for not deploying Berkshire Hathaway’s vast cash reserves when markets tanked earlier this year. The billionaire investor and his team have responded by announcing over $19 billion of investments in this quarter alone. Berkshire bought $2.1 billion of Bank of America stock and $735 million of Snowflake stock, spent about $6 billion on […]

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Trump camp seeks extra debate rule: Third party inspectors to look for electronic devices in candidates' ears

Top Trump campaign advisers preview first presidential debate CLEVELAND — President Trump is asking for an additional ground rule ahead of Tuesday night’s first presidential debate between himself and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Fox News has learned that the president’s re-election campaign wants the Biden campaign to allow a third party to inspect the ears of each debater for […]

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Inside Google's secretive healthcare business

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, Today in healthcare news: An inside look at the identity crisis facing Google's secretive healthcare business, the toll of the pandemic on nurses, and why Sweden's less-dense households could be key to […]

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Here's the pitch deck that persuaded Goop backer Greycroft to fund beauty clinic startup Sisu for its US expansion

Sisu, a new chain of beauty clinics founded out of Ireland, has raised $5.5 million in Series A VC funding from Greycroft and Bullpen Capital.  Sisu's clinics offer Botox, anti-wrinkle injections, and teeth whitening, and other aesthetic procedures. "People are increasingly getting procedures done not for vanity but because they want to change subtle features," Sisu cofounder Dr Brian Cotter […]

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Coronavirus changed the 2020 money race — and helped Biden erase Trump’s massive cash advantage

The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the 2020 presidential campaign, particularly the money race. helping Joe Biden erase President Donald Trump's massive fundraising advantage. Biden's campaign responded to the pandemic by embracing virtual fundraisers and moving many of its traditional ground game operations online, cutting costs while at the same time developing new ways of fundraising. Trump's campaign has largely […]

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