Day: February 16, 2021

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Citibank can’t get $ 500 million wired by mistake, judge says

Citibank, which acted as Revlon’s loan agent, intended to send around $ 8 million in interest payments to the cosmetics company’s lenders. Instead, Citibank accidentally wired almost 100 times that amount, including $ 175 million to a hedge fund. In all, Citi (VS) accidentally sent $ 900 million to Revlon lenders. Citibank filed a lawsuit […]

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Business

Warren Buffett made a series of stock moves in the last quarter – Here are the highlights

Warren Buffett in an interview with CNBC’s Becky Quick on February 24, 2020. This turned out to be another year the billionaire investor avoided game-changing acquisitions in an expensive market even after a market suddenly and while his business has a massive cash balance. Gerald Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway made a series […]

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Health

No more legal pot, more teenagers enlightenment

TUESDAY, Feb. 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) – As pot gains acceptance among adults, teens seem more tempted to try it, according to a new study from California. After the state legalized adult marijuana use in 2016, teenage use of the drug has also increased after years of steady decline. Researchers analyzed survey data from over […]

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More than 55 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine given in US, CDC data shows

Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration is once again increasing its weekly supply of Covid-19 vaccine sent to states, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. In a call with governors, White House Covid coordinator Jeff Zients informed officials that the administration was “increasing the supply of vaccines to […]

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Yields are rising, fund managers are all-in, the volatility index is skyrocketing

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: New York Stock Exchange This is the daily notebook from Mike Santoli, CNBC’s senior market commentator, with insights on market trends, stocks and statistics. Everything is better for Covid, the consumer and the economy – and everyone now seems to believe it. Travel documents […]

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Health

More and more young American women are dying of heart disease

“In addition, early menopausal women, before the age of 45, are at increased risk of heart disease,” she added. Doctors must also take the heart health of young women seriously, Michos noted. “There’s always this misconception that women are less at risk, especially if they’re before menopause. But that’s not necessarily true – lower risk […]

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Riot on Capitol Hill: House Democrat sues Donald Trump under post-Civil War law for conspiracy to incite insurgency

The lawsuit, brought by Mississippi Democratic Representative Bennie Thompson in a personal capacity, is the first civil action against the former president related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol and comes days after the Senate acquitted Trump in his trial of dismissal. If this continues, it would mean the former president and others would […]

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Texas winter storm could push gasoline prices up across the country

A freeway is closed due to snow and ice in Houston, Texas on February 15, 2021. Chengyue Lao | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images The Texas winter storm is expected to push up U.S. gasoline prices by about 10 cents per gallon in the coming days. This follows a five-cent-per-gallon increase in unleaded gasoline […]

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When will children receive COVID vaccines?

MONDAY February 15, 2021 (HealthDay News) – For parents who have questions about COVID-19 vaccines and children, the medical experts at Johns Hopkins have answers. While adult vaccinations are underway in the United States, clinical trials of the first COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the United States Food and Drug Administration have not yet been completed […]

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Adidas sells Reebok to focus on own brand

“Reebok and Adidas will be able to realize their growth potential significantly more independently of each other,” said CEO Kasper Rorsted. “We will work diligently in the coming months to ensure a prosperous future for the Reebok brand and the team behind it,” he added. The decision to sell Reebok was made as part of […]

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