Let’s make today Philip Rivers Appreciation Day

With the NBA, NHL, NASCAR and other major sports leagues and sporting events suspended or canceled, what better time to take a look back at some iconic sports moments? Each day, we’ll deliver One Thing to Watch. Let’s not...
Coronavirus: Experts give Trump ‘abysmal’ grades on pandemic response – Business Insider

Coronavirus: Experts give Trump ‘abysmal’ grades on pandemic response – Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Monday said that on a scale of one to 10 he'd give himself a perfect rating for his response to the coronavirus pandemic. But public health experts and a presidential historian fervently disagree with Trump's assessment, and gave the president grades from B-minus to a D-minus when asked by Insider to rate…
Stock market crash: Financial crisis shows coronavirus drop may worsen – Business Insider

Stock market crash: Financial crisis shows coronavirus drop may worsen – Business Insider

The stock market's decline during the 2008 financial crisis is similar to its current trajectory, according to Lori Calvasina, the chief US equity strategist at RBC Capital Markets.The parallels — combined with investor sentiment that is far from capitulating — signal that more losses are coming, she said. Click here for more BI Prime stories.  Last…

Ryan Newman to appear on NBC’s ‘Today’

South Bend native and NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will be live Wednesday on NBC's "Today" for an exclusive interview. This will be his first interview since the frightening crash at the Daytona 500. Newman's car flipped and then skidded over...

Italian priest who donated his ventilator has reportedly died

An Italian priest who contracted the new coronavirus died after he gave up a ventilator so a younger patient could have one, local media reports say.Don Giuseppe Berardelli, 72, was the archpriest of Casnigo, a town in northern Italy about 50...
Dow soars 496 points as traders await official approval for $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus deal

Dow soars 496 points as traders await official approval for $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus...

Getty Images / Drew Angerer US stocks climbed on Wednesday as the Senate moved toward a final vote on a $2 trillion relief package to aid the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. The White House and the Senate reached an agreement overnight on the package, but a final vote is pending. The bill includes…

Stocks Drop With Oil; Dollar Halts Four-Day Slide: Markets Wrap

Today they were down less than 2%. Japan's Topix underperformed as a majority of its members traded without the right to the latest dividend. Source link
Blackouts and superstorms are new fuel for rooftop solar companies – Business Insider

Blackouts and superstorms are new fuel for rooftop solar companies – Business Insider

The selling point for rooftop solar panels was once just about sourcing clean energy or saving money. Now it's also about resiliency. Rooftop solar companies like Sunrun have seen boosts in battery sales in response to blackouts, and more customers are opting for solar-plus-storage in states that are prone to frequent hurricanes.The rooftop solar industry is…
The Dow plunged into a bear market in just 20 days — the fastest 20% drop in history

The Dow plunged into a bear market in just 20 days — the fastest...

ReutersIt took just 20 trading days for the Dow Jones Industrial Average to enter bear market territory on Wednesday, easily making it the fastest such slide in the US stock market's history. Past 20% declines from the index's peak took 255 sessions on average, Michael Batnick, director of research at Ritholtz Wealth Management, wrote in…
The Fed’s balance sheet exceeds $5 trillion for the first time in history amid the bank’s wave of coronavirus relief efforts

The Fed’s balance sheet exceeds $5 trillion for the first time in history amid...

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The Federal Reserve's balance sheet surpassed $5 trillion for the first time as the coronavirus threat drove major liquidity operations. The central bank added $586 billion worth of assets in the week ended March 25, according to a Thursday release, bringing its total holdings to $5.3 trillion. Treasury and mortgage-backed securities accounted for…