Daily Archives: September 7, 2020

Business Trump’s Secretary of Veterans Affairs defended the president’s reported insults toward the military, saying it’s just ‘politics’

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie defended President Donald Trump after a bombshell report by The Atlantic said he called American World War I dead “losers” and dead Marines “suckers.” Wilkie, a Trump appointee, said he did not believe the report and said that Trump had done good work for veterans. When pressed by CNN over…

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Business A 16-year-old who made $125,000 in sneaker sales reveals his pro tips for young resellers looking to break into the multi-billion dollar industry

Premium Shaan Jasti This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Shaan Jasti has made more than $125,000 in sales selling sneakers since January 2019, according to financial records confirmed by his accountant. The 16-year-old sells sneakers in bulk quantities to his roster of three-to-four trusted buyers. …

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Business Even if you have life insurance, funeral insurance is a good supplemental policy — especially if beneficiaries are relying on you

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.Funeral and burial insurance is a good idea if you are on a fixed income and…

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Business From robots to 3D printing, transformation in manufacturing has lead to efficiencies, and also worries over future employment

Robots, 3D printing, and drones are features of the new manufacturing world-order, which even a few years ago seemed experimental. Financing these innovations can sometimes be challenging, however, as margins in manufacturing tend to be thin. Innovation does cause concern over lost employment opportunities. Companies are looking at ways to reskill workers for a more…

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Business Brick-and-mortar retail was already roiling pre-pandemic. Now brand transformation is the key to survival

Even before the pandemic, brick-and-mortar stores were struggling as more consumers shopped online, and looked or socially-minded alternatives to longstanding brands. The pandemic has accelerated retail ingenuity and changed the “store” experience across the board. Restaurants have had to transform as well, providing take-out services at an unprecedented scale. That’s led to new tech solutions.…

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Breaking 5 Things to Know for Today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressAugust 25, 2020, 10:32 AM• 2 min readYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. REPUBLICANS ISSUE DIRE WARNING ON BIDEN On the opening night of their convention, they falsely accused the…

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Breaking 5 Things to Know for Today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressSeptember 1, 2020, 9:59 AM• 2 min readYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TRUMP HEADS TO KENOSHA The president — over the objection of local leaders — is visiting the…

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Breaking 5 Things to Know for Today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressSeptember 3, 2020, 9:42 AM• 2 min readYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. BIDEN TO TEST PROMISE TO UNIFY NATION The Democrat travels to Kenosha, Wisconsin — a city wrenched…

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Breaking 5 Things to Know for Today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressSeptember 4, 2020, 9:31 AM• 2 min readYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. FEDS KILL PORTLAND SHOOTING SUSPECT Michael Reinoehl, suspected of fatally shooting a supporter of a right-wing group…

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Breaking 5 things to know today

Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressAugust 31, 2020, 9:59 AM• 2 min readYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TRUMP PRAISES PROTESTERS, DEMOCRATS SAY HE’S INCITING VIOLENCE Democrats accused the president of trying to inflame racial…

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