Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says moments of silence wont solve gun violence

CNN — Following Sunday’s mass shooting in downtown Sacramento, California, that left six people dead and a dozen injured, the head coach of one of the NBA’s most-watched teams has renewed his call for stronger gun control laws. Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr spoke about the Sacramento shooting during a news conference before … Read more

Jamie Dimon says inflation, Ukraine war may dramatically increase risks for US

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, January 16, 2019. Carlos Allegri | Reuters Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of the biggest US bank by assets, pointed to a potentially unprecedented combination of risks facing the country in his annual shareholder letter. Three forces are … Read more

Treasury yields invert ahead of Fed minutes

US Treasury yields inverted on Monday morning, with investors remaining focused on Federal Reserve policy, ahead of the central bank’s latest meeting minutes due out later in the week. The yield on the 2-year Treasury yield was up less than basis point to 2.4384 at 4:25 am ET, while the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose … Read more

Stock futures are flat after S&P 500 notches third straight week of gains

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, March 25, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock index futures were flat during overnight trading Sunday, after the S&P 500 posted a third straight week of gains. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slide 14 points. S&P 500 futures were flat, while Nasdaq 100 futures declined … Read more

Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt and other hotels crack down on human trafficking

Human trafficking generates about $150 billion a year globally in illegal profits, according to the International Labor Organization, and poses a complicated challenge for major hotel chains. In 2020 there were more than 10,000 reported cases of human trafficking in the US, with 72% of those related to sex trafficking, according to the National Human … Read more

Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek defeats Naomi Osaka to win Miami Open ahead of rise to No.1 rank

CNN — Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek cemented her claim to the world No. 1 ranking Saturday with a straight sets win over Naomi Osaka in the Miami Open. Swiatek won the match 6-4, 6-0. In a brief speech after her victory, Swiatek, 20, thanked her team and fans and also sent a message to … Read more

The 15 worst places to own a home if you want it to increase in value

Where you live can drastically affect the long-term value of your home, according to a recent SmartAsset study. SmartAsset examined home prices dating back to 1997 across 400 metropolitan areas in the US and ranked each based on home value growth and price stability, which is the probability that a home will experience a price … Read more

New vehicles must average 40 mpg by 2026, up from 24 mpg

DETROIT (AP) — New vehicles sold in the United States will have to travel an average of at least 40 miles per gallon of gasoline in 2026 under new rules unveiled Friday by the government. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said its fuel economy requirements will undo a rollback of standards enacted under President … Read more

Treasury yields invert stoking recession fears

5-year and 30-year US Treasury yields inverted once again on Friday morning, stoking fears that a recession could be in the cards. The yield on the 5-year Treasury bond had jumped 11 basis points to 2.5318% at 4:30 am ET, while the rate on the 30-year Treasury bond had jumped 6 basis points to 2.5144%. … Read more

United States men’s World Cup qualification the stats that defined their road to Qatar

6:43 PM ET Ryan O’HanlonESPN.com writer Facebook Twitter facebook messenger pinterest E-mail Sure, it happened in just about the most uninspiring way imaginable: a 2-0 loss at Costa Rica that saw los ticos fans chanting”¡Ole!“as their defenders passed the ball to each other. But the United States men’s national team did the thing that they … Read more