Coronavirus: Five key business stories to watch amid economic chaos – Business Insider

Coronavirus: Five key business stories to watch amid economic chaos – Business Insider

Hello! First off, I hope you're all as healthy as can be, both physically and mentally.It now seems clear that the coronavirus crisis and ensuing shutdown is going to last for several months at least, and so I've been trying to adjust my thinking this week to reflect that getting through this is going to…
20 podcasts that will make you smarter while you self quarantine at home – Business Insider

20 podcasts that will make you smarter while you self quarantine at home –...

Ira Glass, host of NPR's "This American Life." Evan Agostini/Invision/AP As the coronavirus outbreak continues, more people may find themselves looking for entertainment or education while staying inside.Podcasts are a great option for those hoping for escapism or who just want to use their time inside to learn something new.In the past decade, podcasts have…
Costco employees reveal how to shop, what to buy during the pandemic – Business Insider

Costco employees reveal how to shop, what to buy during the pandemic – Business...

Tim Boyle / Getty Images Costco is experiencing a major surge in sales and shoppers.With quantity limits and no returns allowed on certain high-demand items, shopping at the warehouse store can be stressful during the coronavirus outbreak.Business Insider spoke to three Costco employees from the East Coast, Illinois, and Texas who revealed the best practices…

Mortgage rates today, March 19, 2020, plus lock recommendations

Forecast plus what’s driving mortgage rates today Average mortgage rates rocketed yesterday — more quickly than this observer’s ever seen. Few...
How much Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has donated to charity – Business Insider

How much Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has donated to charity – Business Insider

Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, but he's not known for his philanthropic efforts. Dia Dipasupil/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of more than $117 billion. He's been criticized for not donating more of that wealth.The…
Coronavirus: Truckers, executives worry about macro-recession – Business Insider

Coronavirus: Truckers, executives worry about macro-recession – Business Insider

The demand indicator on Bank of America's Truck Shipper Survey hit a record low last week, shortly after 80% of trucking stakeholders told Morgan Stanley that coronavirus is affecting their businesses.Truck drivers who work for small businesses or own their own businesses are scrambling, too. These struggles in the $800 billion industry point to looming problems…

2017 Today Show Book Recommendations: picks this week

We often have guests come on the TODAY show to talk about their newest book. Here's where to buy them.December 26, 2017"Convicted: A Crooked Cop, an Innocent Man, an Unlikely Story of Forgiveness and Friendship", $14, Amazon"Convicted: A...