This word describes Social Security — but not everyone wants to hear it

U.S. presidential candidates get asked many questions about the country’s state of affairs — one of which is what they will do about “entitlement programs.” “Entitlement” often refers to Social Security and Medicare, but critics argue that’s the wrong way to describe it. Many Americans take to social platforms saying they’ve paid into the system their entire careers, and thus, […]

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US government auctioning 4,000 bitcoins worth $39M recovered from criminal cases

Why isn’t Bitcoin hitting a new high of $20,000? Barron’s associate editor Jack Hough explains the future of cryptocurrency. Later, Barron’s reporter Carleton English discusses the cannabis industry and Barron’s senior editor Al Root encourages investors to explore high-quality Chinese stocks. The U.S. government on Tuesday is auctioning more than 4,000 bitcoins — worth nearly $39 million — that were recovered from criminal cases. Continue […]

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Teens use dark humor on TikTok to cope with school shooting anxiety

New York (CNN Business)Martin Charlton vividly remembers the moment last year when he and his son walked into the lobby of a Marriott hotel in Orlando to check in ahead of a social media event. A group of teenage girls quickly recognized his 15-year-old son, Luca Schaefer-Charlton, and started screaming. For the rest of the weekend, the pair couldn’t make […]

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Sanofi Brings SARS Experience to Hunt for Coronavirus Vaccine

French pharmaceutical company Sanofi jumped into the race to combat the fast-spreading coronavirus, betting that earlier work in pursuit of a SARS vaccine could accelerate its effort. The drugmaker is teaming up with the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA, an agency inside the American government that funds R&D efforts for health threats. Sanofi previously worked on […]

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Elon Musk calls Bill Gates 'underwhelming' after Porsche purchase

Tesla gets SEC subpoena, DOJ request for information: Report FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino says Tesla reportedly received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on its financials and a request for information from the Department of Justice. Elon Musk took a shot at Bill Gates on social media, calling the fellow billionaire "underwhelming," after the Microsoft co-founder said he bought […]

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U.S. Stocks Remain Mostly Positive After Reaching Record Highs

After moving to the upside early in the session, stocks remain mostly positive in afternoon trading on Tuesday. The major averages are adding to gains posted in the previous session and reached new record intraday highs. Currently, the major averages are all in positive territory, although the Dow is posting a relatively modest gain. While the Dow is up 30.29 […]

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Health-care stocks hinge on presidential politics — and they’re now looking favorable

Investors don’t fear Sen. Bernie Sanders as much as they do Sen. Elizabeth Warren in becoming the Democratic nominee for president. Both have proposed massive government spending, including an overhaul of the country’s health-care system, but Sanders has pulled ahead in primaries so far. Want evidence? Check out the following chart, provided by Marshall Gordon, a health-care industry analyst with […]

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