Month: November 2020

andresr | E+ | Getty Images You don’t have much time left to give your Medicare coverage a yearly checkup and make changes for 2021. The program’s annual enrollment period ends Dec. 7. If you take no action, you’ll automatically remain enrolled in your current plan. However, if you pass on the opportunity to see
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Erin Scott/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Department of Labor has been both miscounting the amount of people receiving unemployment benefits and underpaying those under a special program instituted to address the coronavirus pandemic, according to a government watchdog report Monday. Issues dealing with the surge in those filing claims for the new programs aimed at
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Election workers count ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center (MCTEC), in Phoenix, Arizona, November 6, 2020. Jim Urquhart | Reuters Arizona on Monday certified its presidential election results, delivering another win for President-elect Joe Biden in spite of efforts by allies of President Donald Trump to reverse the outcome of the race.
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE For most of the eight months since the Covid crash culminated, the stock market’s recovery has fed off rampant doubt, disbelief and cognitive dissonance toward resurgent asset prices set against a severely damaged economy. No more. Wall Street’s rally has now entered the
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At $25 per pound, macadamia nuts are the world’s most expensive nuts.The nuts keep breaking price records every year. Macadamia trees take 7 to 10 years to begin producing nuts, and the nuts can only be harvested a few times a year. Although the demand for the nuts has largely outpaced the supply, exporters worry
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A typical teaspoon of agricultural soil contains more than a billion living organisms. This biodiversity plays a key role in the ability of soil to support plant life, including agricultural crops, although identifying and counting soil microbes is an incredibly difficult task. But as the FT’s science editor Clive Cookson explains, new molecular fingerprinting technology
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Oct. 21 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg Businessweek’s Sam Grobart sits down with Nick Offerman, star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” and the author of Paddle Your Own Canoe, a tongue-in-cheek guide to manliness. (Source: Bloomberg) — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of
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Kate Bedingfield served as Biden’s campaign communications director and will take on the same role in the White House. And Symone Sanders, a senior advisor on Biden’s presidential campaign, will be senior advisor and chief spokesperson for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. “Our country is facing unprecedented challenges — from the coronavirus pandemic to the economic
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Response coordinator for White House Coronavirus Task Force Deborah Birx speaks as President Donald Trump listens during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on April 21, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah
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VioletaStoimenova | E+ | Getty Images Occasionally, a financial advisor grabs national attention by swindling clients out of millions, evading arrest via a bizarre escape plan or, sometimes, both. Luckily, there are ways investors can guard against high-profile cons or more under-the-radar criminality, according to financial experts. “These guys are very convincing in a very
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Singapore’s Changi Airport just opened ‘Jewel,’ a $1.3 billion mall boasting the world’s tallest indoor waterfall, an IMAX movie theatre, and a hotel. MORE TRAVEL CONTENT: Inside America’s First Private Terminal For Millionaires 9 Of The Most Exclusive Spots In Disney Parks Why Amtrak Is So Expensive | So Expensive —————————————————— #Singapore #Airport #BusinessInsider Business
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In a nation where space is at a premium, the Dutch are leaders in creating environmentally-friendly buildings. From repurposed redundant structures to modular, transportable studios and floating neighborhoods, the FT’s Helen Barrett explores three completely different approaches to sustainability. ► To learn more, visit our website – https://rethink.ft.com/ ► Watch more videos from this series
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Bioengineering the Senses: A closer look at tech on the frontiers of medical science. Today we look at the machine behind physicist Stephen Hawking — and how smartphone technology is helping him communicate. — Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg Bloomberg Television offers extensive coverage and analysis of international business news and stories of global
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