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The Baby Yoda toys we’ve been waiting for are finally here

The Baby Yoda toys we’ve been waiting for are finally here

Disney finally lifted the veil on a truck load of new Baby Yoda merchandise Thursday morning, nearly four months after the character debuted on the Disney+ Star Wars series “The Mandalorian.” Baby Yoda shocked many Star Wars fans in November when the Mandalorian character, nicknamed Mando, discovered him at the end of episode one of…MORE

Monster ratings for Las Vegas debate break record for Democratic Party

Monster ratings for Las Vegas debate break record for Democratic Party

Nearly 20 million viewers tuned into Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC in Las Vegas, making it the most-watched Democratic primary debate of all time, according to preliminary numbers. The early figures from Nielsen Media Research, a firm that measures the size of television audiences, indicated that approximately 19.7 million people watched the…MORE

Markets were totally calm. Then stocks fell off a cliff

Markets were totally calm. Then stocks fell off a cliff

It was shaping up to be a quiet day on Wall Street. Then around midday, stocks sold off sharply and investors scrambled. With no obvious catalyst triggering the selloff, worries about the coronavirus outbreak seemed to be the obvious suspect. At its worst, the Dow was off by 388 points, with all three major stock…MORE

How Bernie Sanders could actually be helping the stock market

How Bernie Sanders could actually be helping the stock market

Few could have predicted this scenario: The American stock market is brushing up against record highs at the same time that Bernie Sanders is the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Despite the Sanders surge, or perhaps because of it, the Dow has flirted with the 30,000 level for the first time ever. The Nasdaq,…MORE

The cannabis industry’s next big threat: Hacks and fraud

The cannabis industry’s next big threat: Hacks and fraud

Cannabis is an emerging industry with stratospheric growth expectations. Like the California Gold Rush, the dot-com boom and every other new market with boundless potential, the cannabis industry also has the tendency to attract some sketchy characters with dubious motives. Security experts have long warned that the cannabis industry is susceptible to both cybercriminal and…MORE

Cheap pizza propels Domino’s stock 25% higher

Cheap pizza propels Domino’s stock 25% higher

People love pizza, and they also love discounts. That combination proved successful for Domino’s, which reported strong fourth-quarter earnings Thursday. Sales at stores open at least a year in the United States jumped 3.4% for the quarter and net sales rose 6.3% to $1.15 billion — both figures beat analysts’ expectations. It’s a sharp turnaround…MORE

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Goldman Sachs warns of stock market correction

Stocks keep reaching record highs. Goldman Sachs is worried that leaves investors vulnerable to surprises. The investment bank told clients this week that a near-term correction, in which the market slides at least 10% from a recent peak, “is looking much more probable.” The thinking: Equity markets look “increasingly exposed” to disappointing earnings growth due…MORE

American paychecks just aren’t getting much bigger — unless you’re rich

American paychecks just aren’t getting much bigger — unless you’re rich

Income inequality in the United States worsened in 2019. Earners at the top of the income ladder received the largest increase in their paychecks, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute. Wages at the 95th percentile grew by 4.5% last year, while the median increase was just 1%. That’s nothing new: The median…MORE

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