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A ‘black swan’ market indicator flashes a warning

A ‘black swan’ market indicator flashes a warning

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. A “phase one” US-China trade deal. A resounding election victory for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that removes ambiguity on Brexit. In recent days, some of the political fog that’s…MORE

‘SNL’ shows how people are talking about impeachment at holiday dinner

‘SNL’ shows how people are talking about impeachment at holiday dinner

“Saturday Night Live” took audiences inside people’s homes to see how many are talking about impeachment across the country during the holidays. Aidy Bryant dressed as a magical snowman opened NBC’s variety show on Saturday saying that it’s almost Christmas and “folks in America seem more divided than ever.” “But if we listen in to…MORE

The Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers probe started with a single tip

The Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers probe started with a single tip

The Washington Post’s years-long fight to obtain the Afghanistan Papers began with a “good old-fashioned tip” about Michael Flynn. The tip eventually led to transcripts of frank assessments about the Afghan war from hundreds of officials, bringing “into sharp relief the core failings of the war that persist to this day,” in the words of…MORE

Vegan sneakers set to be next plant-based craze in 2020

Vegan sneakers set to be next plant-based craze in 2020

Eco-friendly meatless food products shook up the fast food industry in 2019. Experts say next year’s game-changing trend in sustainable consumer goods may be plant-based — or “vegan” — athletic shoes. Last week, Reebok, owned by Adidas since 2005, unveiled the design for its first plant-based running shoe, the Floatride GROW, which is expected to…MORE

SuperShuttle airport business is shutting down for good at the end of the year

SuperShuttle airport business is shutting down for good at the end of the year

Commuter company SuperShuttle, which has ferried fliers to and from dozens of airports since 1983, said it will shut down permanently effective December 31. The shuttle bus service got its start taking passengers to and from Los Angeles International Airport, and eventually its blue and yellow vans serviced more than 100 cities worldwide, from Cleveland…MORE

NBC News digital employees vote to form union

NBC News digital employees vote to form union

The digital news employees at NBC News voted to form a union on Friday. Ballots from a vote conducted earlier this month were tallied and the result was revealed at the National Labor Relations Board’s office in New York City. The union told CNN Business the final vote count was 90-40. The union covers about…MORE

This app completely disrupted the trading industry

This app completely disrupted the trading industry

Robinhood’s free-trading ethos turned the online brokerage industry on its head. Established players were forced to rewrite their business models by abolishing commissions. The extreme disruption even prompted the blockbuster merger of industry leaders Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade. Robinhood, the zero-commission online broker that recently surpassed 10 million users, is celebrating the rapid change…MORE

Cannabis’ largest trade show is pretty ordinary, and that’s what the industry wants

Cannabis’ largest trade show is pretty ordinary, and that’s what the industry wants

A stroll through the show floor this week at Sin City’s convention center felt like your garden-variety glitzy business expo, except for the plentiful portrayals of cannabis leaves. MJBizCon, cannabis’ biggest trade show, is slick, well-heeled, popular and professional. It’s a stark reminder of how this fast-growing — yet still federally illicit — sector has…MORE

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