Real Pinard, who recovered from a 15-day bout of COVID-19, said many rally goers believe that the pandemic is a hoax designed to throw Trump’s re-election. Jim Urquhart for Insider Brands like Budweiser, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, and PepsiCo are sponsoring this year’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, as they have in years past. […]

(Thursday Market Open) Some welcome news on the jobs front might give stocks just enough support today to push them toward another test of record highs.  Initial jobless claims last week totaled 963,000, the government said. That’s the first time they’ve been under one million since this crisis began. The […]

COPENHAGEN — All eyes were on Copenhagen as it hosted the first physical fashion week since COVID-19 forced the world to a standstill. The biggest takeaway from the three day event? This wasn’t going to be business as usual. For starters, this was an international event with very few international […]

When Bailey Hedges requested where she wanted to live on campus this fall during her first semester at the University of Pittsburgh, staying in a hotel wasn’t an option. Until it was. The university followed up with Hedges, 18, after she submitted her initial on-campus housing application to find out if she’d […]

By Fernando G. Russo, MBA MSF, vice president of investment banking at Young America Capital.  Edited by Sean Santa. So far, you’ve spent a couple thousand bucks. You built the website, got a desk at WeWork, ordered 1,000 business cards to get the volume discount, and yet struggle to explain […]

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — People said we were crazy. We said we’d be careful. Maybe so, my doctor-uncle warned, but it would only take one moment of carelessness to get infected — one time finding ourselves too close to unmasked people. Others raised eyebrows in Zoom calls, silently judging […]

Hiring is back as the economy reopens and bosses take on more staff, raising hopes that the newly unemployed will be able to get back to work. More than 1.1m jobs are available according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), including an extra 125,000 new postings in the past […]

By Aradhana Aravindan and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) – In the early weeks of the coronavirus outbreak, Anthony Tan, the CEO of Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing firm, recalls how he mistook the infection to be a China-only problem, similar to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in 2003. As COVID-19 turned into […]

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden sat in front of a laptop computer at his home office in Wilmington, Del. It was around 2:45 p.m Tuesday, and after a months-long search, he was about to reveal one of his biggest campaign decisions to the woman who would make history. Earlier in the day, Biden called all the women […]

Deer roam around Sturtevant Camp in the San Gabriel Mountains. (George Scharffenberger) The trip to the local mountains seemed doomed from the start. COVID-19 cases in California were on the rise. Testing requirements had changed from anyone with or without symptoms to those most at risk. Then there was a […]

Photo credit: Channel 4 From Cosmopolitan Netflix is looking for people to star in Sex Education season 3 and, um, where do we sign up? Production on the Netflix original was halted due to the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s thought filming will start this month, per Deadline, which would explain […]

PA With results for A-level students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland published today, thousands of teenagers will find out if they’ve received a spot at a university. But with the continuing coronavirus pandemic, university is likely to be a bit different this year. There are many challenges facing UK […]

Beckett Double Bill Two-thirds of Trevor Nunn’s masterful Beckett triple bill at London’s Jermyn Street theatre in early 2020 has been made available online. Hugging his tape recorder and munching bananas, James Hayes unspools melancholic memories in the classic Krapp’s Last Tape, which is accompanied by a rarity in The […]

How many of you were, like me, contacted by easyJet in mid June, stating that, “as government travel restrictions and safety guidelines evolve, you may wish to cancel your upcoming flights”? It offered a voucher with an extra £10 credit as a “thank you” to those who applied before 29 […]

Geographic arbitrage is a term coined by the FIRE movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early). FIRE advocates combine investments and a typically high-paying job to achieve the dream of retiring by the time they hit their early 40s or even late 30s. One of their core tactics is to take advantage […]