Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-29T12:30:00Z
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Coronavirus testing is free, but the hospital trip may set you back thousands. One graphic breaks down potential costs.

Twenty-seven million Americans are uninsured. A trip to the ER for suspected COVID-19 could set them back thousands.
Opinion 2020-02-29T13:15:00Z
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The world's massive debt pile is making a coronavirus shock especially especially dangerous right now

The world is holding a record amount of debt, which could make the economic shock from coronavirus that much more severe.
Opinion 2020-02-29T16:17:00Z
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Simply firing CEOs won't fix the deeper cultural problems in tech industry

The tech industry has a culture problem and just firing CEOs who misbehave won't solve the underlying issue.
News 2020-02-29T13:49:00Z
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News 2020-02-29T15:12:37Z
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France has banned any public event in a 'confined space' with over 5,000 people to stop spread of coronavirus

The ban comes as France has confirmed 73 cases of the virus, Reuters reported. The country has also recommended that people stop shaking hands.
News 2020-02-29T15:02:27Z
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At least two dozen US police departments have spread misinformation linking coronavirus to meth

"This attempt, although a long shot, still had some possibility behind it," one police department said in response to criticism.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:23:15Z

I worked weekends for over a year. This is why I'd recommend it to any young professional.

Working weekends can often seem like part of "paying your dues," but it can come with advantages that could boost your career.
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Military & Defense 2020-02-29T17:10:48Z

Wife of first US service member to test positive for the coronavirus has also been infected

The soldier's wife, who tested positive Saturday, and their baby have been moved to an isolation unit at a military hospital.
Finance 2020-02-29T16:45:00Z

Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon. Here's everything you need to know.

The bank has big consumer ambitions and is transforming its image. Meanwhile, a slew of partners have headed for the exits.
Personal Finance 2020-02-29T15:41:00Z

When I bought a new house, I didn't anticipate the biggest change to my budget: property taxes

Calculating the potential value of your house after you renovate and make improvements can help you anticipate your property taxes.
Tech 2020-02-29T15:30:00Z

Microsoft is expanding its antivirus software to iOS and Android — and it's betting on AI in a bid to dominate the enterprise cybersecurity market

Microsoft is expanding its antivirus Defender software to iOS and Android — and it's betting on AI to win the cybersecurity market for businesses.
Opinion 2020-02-29T15:16:00Z

Trump needs to stop making the coronavirus about himself

For the good of our collective health, when it comes to the coronavirus Trump needs to be less reality show and more reality.
Media 2020-02-29T15:15:00Z

The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

This week's most in-demand streaming shows include Netflix's "BoJack Horseman" and Disney Plus' "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T15:14:00Z

Meet 6 up-and-coming financial advisers who are managing big money and navigating a cutthroat industry

We spoke with advisers at Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Merrill Lynch. Here's how they've tackled the challenge of building a client base.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-29T15:10:00Z

Wealthy weekender's guide: Where to eat, stay, and party in Maui, Hawaii

Whether you're looking for a great night out or a delicious meal, there's a place for everything — you just have to know where to look.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:00:00Z

Getting pregnant made me terrified I'd lose my freelance business. Here's how I persevered and became even more successful with less time in my day.

"I'd spent years ducking and diving from landlords," writes Allison Landa, who became a better businessperson after she found out she was pregnant.
Tech 2020-02-29T15:00:00Z

THE FUTURE OF APPLE: The road ahead for the tech giant is services, not iPhones

Apple’s has marked a shift in the company’s approach, with a focus on news, games, videos, and other content over the iPhone and other hardware.
News 2020-02-29T10:17:53Z

South Korea reported a record 800 new cases of coronavirus in a single day — and the vast majority are linked to a religious cult

Vice health minister Kim Kang-lip told a briefing that it was a "critical moment" in the country's COVID-19 crisis.
BI Prime Tech 2020-02-28T16:00:08Z
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-28T17:34:00Z

There are only four black Fortune 500 CEOs. Here they are.

None of the 4 black CEOs on the Fortune 500 are women. And the overall number is down from 7 black Fortune 500 CEOs, almost a decade ago.
Retail 2020-02-28T19:34:34Z

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more — here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows spikes in sales of masks, thermometers, and many shelf-stable foods starting as early as January in the US.
Retail 2020-02-28T18:35:21Z

Nike is reportedly releasing a new Kobe 5 in March after Nike completely sold out of Kobe Bryant merchandise just days after his death

Nike could be releasing more Kobe Bryant sneakers after completely selling out of the athlete's merchandise following his sudden death in January.
Retail 2020-02-29T14:15:00Z

6 apps made my month of nonstop travel in Asia infinitely easier and more enjoyable

Without these six apps — including Grab, Maps.Me, and Instagram — my trip would have been far worse.
Strategy 2020-02-29T15:00:00Z

Don't fall for these common 9 money myths — they may actually be preventing you from getting rich, according to Barbara Corcoran, Gary Vaynerchuk, and other moguls

Instead of waiting for investments to pay off in 40 years, invest in yourself with education and new skills — so you can start making more money, now.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T14:58:00Z

Franklin Resources and Legg Mason's $4.5 billion merger is the latest in a wave of asset manager M&A — here are 4 more potential takeover targets

Asset managers that try to beat the stock market with calculated bets have struggled to grow their businesses compared to passively managed peers.
BI Prime Retail 2020-02-29T14:50:00Z

JCPenney is taking a page out of Walmart's playbook as it rolls out curbside pickup

JCPenney Style on the Go will be rolled out to 50 stores nationwide starting next week, after a pilot program tested well at its Texas concept store.
Personal Finance 2020-02-29T14:45:00Z

I'm a financial planner, and I can tell you why so many people struggle with getting their spending under control

So many people struggle with sticking to a budget and managing their spending because they start with the dollars and cents.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-02-29T14:25:00Z

Wall Street thinks Zoom, Slack and these 2 other companies could see their stock prices soar as the coronavirus means more people work remotely

As more people work remotely due to concerns over coronavirus, companies like Zoom, Slack, and Dropbox could see increased usage, analysts say.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-29T14:17:00Z

I spent a day on the most beautiful island in the Caribbean and never left my room. It was incredible.

Each "Sanctuary" is open to the air on one side. Postcard views of St. Lucia's famous twin Piton mountains rise up from the waters of the Caribbean.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T14:08:00Z

We got a look at billionaire investor Seth Klarman's super-rare book that sells for thousands. Here are the predictions he nailed, and where he missed.

The Baupost founder's book on investing called index funds a fad, but did make several prescient calls on mutual fund fees and Wall Street.
Military & Defense 2020-02-29T14:06:37Z

US signs historic deal with Taliban that could bring an end to America's war in Afghanistan

The conditional agreement would see the US withdraw all troops from Afghanistan as long as the Taliban lives up to its end of the bargain.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-02-29T14:06:00Z

Tesla stock declined 30% last week — that's proof that the company's legendary volatility isn't going anywhere, but it is a lot more expensive

Tesla has never been priced as high as it is now. Even after a 20% bear correction, it's still over $700.
BI Prime Finance 2020-02-29T14:05:00Z

Billionaire Citadel founder Ken Griffin explains why he modeled his firm after Goldman Sachs' analyst program — and says future leaders can't expect a 9-to-5 lifestyle and a 'great weekend'

The CEO of the $32 billion hedge fund said he is worried corporate America is not putting the same pressure on people right out of college.
BI Prime Retail 2020-02-28T19:58:00Z

Sneakerheads can now use a new AI device to identify fake pairs of Nike and Adidas sneakers in seconds. Here's how it works.

One of the biggest problems in the sneaker resale market may now be more manageable. Here's a new technology that uses AI to fight counterfeits.
Science 2020-02-28T18:58:00Z

Experts suggest stocking up on your medicines to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak, but insurance restrictions could get in the way for now

In an emergency, insurers can relax their restrictions to make it easier for people to get care and stock up on prescriptions.
Retail 2020-02-28T19:52:00Z

A survey says 38% of drinkers won't touch Corona because of epidemic fear. Corona says despite that 'misinformation,' sales are strong.

"There's a good amount of misinformation out there," a spokesperson for the company that distributes Corona in the US told Business Insider.
Retail 2020-02-28T18:26:37Z

McDonald's is giving away free Egg McMuffins on the same day as Wendy's national breakfast rollout — but Wendy's execs seem unfazed

"No longer will people have to suffer stale, tired, old sandwiches with folded eggs and microwaved bacon," Wendy's CMO Carl Loredo said.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-02-28T18:04:00Z

12 ultra-wealthy people who aren't leaving their fortunes to their children

Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, recently said that her family's billionaire status "ends with me."
Finance 2020-02-29T14:02:59Z

JPMorgan on the hunt; private equity's data culture clash; Symphony's plan to woo the buy side

Wall Street Insider is a behind-the-scenes look at the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals.
Politics 2020-02-29T14:00:00Z

LIVE UPDATES: Watch the results for today's South Carolina primaries

The polls close at 7 p.m. Eastern Time, so South Carolina results could come in as early as 8 p.m.
Markets 2020-02-29T13:58:00Z

Stocks are fresh off their worst week since the financial crisis. Here are 3 reasons why the meltdown could just be getting started.

Coronavirus worries have already wreaked havoc. But certain signs suggest markets are in for more chaos next week.
Tech 2020-02-29T13:45:00Z

One of Facebook's first 20 employees says the company lied to its own employees about whether it was developing a 'Facebook phone'

Facebook denied that it was working on a smartphone in an effort to keep the project low key, says Steven Levy's new book.
Tech 2020-02-29T13:35:00Z

NASA's new 'space home' for tourists could cost as much as $35,000 to stay in— see inside

Space travel company Axiom's station will have the largest space observatory ever built, plus private modules with windows.
Tech 2020-02-29T13:30:00Z

A huge collection of vintage Apple products and memorabilia is about to be auctioned off, including a Powerbook signed by Steve Jobs

The collection includes a working Apple-1 computer and multiple items signed by late Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
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