• My husband and I saved about $30,000 by choosing to save my whole paycheck, and it worked so well we've never stopped

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Saving money was always a priority for me, but I never really made progress just saving a sliver of each paycheck.
    When my husband and I needed to save enough to move across the country, we tried something new: putting nearly my whole income into savings.
    We were able to save about $30,000 this way, and it worked so well we kept doing it as our family grew and our expenses changed.
    See Business Insider's picks for the best high-yield savings accounts »
    Although saving has always been a priority for me, it's never been "easy" to save when other things like travel and home decor (and of...
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  • AstraZeneca to make billion COVID vaccine doses if tests succeed

    AstraZeneca to make billion COVID vaccine doses if tests succeed

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    AstraZeneca expects to be able to deliver a billion doses of a possible COVID-19 vaccine this year and next if tests are successful, adding on Thursday it should shortly get results of an early stage clinical trial. Ciara Lee reports
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  • UK's COVID-19 study aims to vaccinate more than 10,000

    5 days ago - By Chron

    LONDON - British researchers testing an experimental vaccine against the new coronavirus are moving into advanced studies and aim to immunize more than 10,000 people to determine if the shot works.
    Last month, scientists at Oxford University began vaccinating more than 1,000 volunteers in a preliminary study designed to test the shot's safety. Those results aren't in yet but on Friday, the scientists announced they're expanding to 10,260 people across Britain, including older people and children.
    If all goes smoothly, "it's possible as early as the autumn or toward the end of the year, you...
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  • Alibaba revenue, profit beat as online sales surge during lockdown

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit on Friday, as the COVID-19 lockdowns drove more people to shop online for essentials.
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  • Alibaba revenue tops as online sales surge during lockdown

    5 days ago - By Reuters

    China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Friday, as the COVID-19 lockdowns drove more people to shop online for essentials.
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  • People with COVID-19 symptoms are resorting to Facebook groups for answers

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    Amid myriad problems with coronavirus testing, people with symptoms but no diagnosis are finding that online forums can provide some clarity and emotional support.
    Gemma Brady was volunteering as a nurse at the Bradford Royal Infirmary in Yorkshire, England, in the beginning of May when she got a moderate headache. She works in an Amber Ward, where patients are awaiting tests results for COVID-19. Later that day, her headache became severe. It wasn't until 10 p.m. that she really began to feel something was wrong. She says she was shaking, her skin looked mottled, and her temperature...
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  • US economy won't recover soon & Federal Reserve ‘should go out of business,' Ron Paul tells Boom Bust

    US economy won't recover soon & Federal Reserve ‘should go out of business,' Ron Paul tells Boom Bust

    5 days ago - By RT

    The US Federal Reserve has said it plans to maintain low interest rates for the foreseeable future until it is confident the economy has weathered the consequences of Covid-19 and is in the process of recovery.
    RT's Boom Bust spoke to former US congressman and author of ‘End the Fed' Dr Ron Paul about his outlook for the long road to economic recovery.
    “I don't think the economy is going to recover, I think it is going yet to be much worse, the market policy edges on total insanity of it all,” he said.
    “We got into trouble because we spent too much money. The debt is out of control, the...
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  • The COVID-19 vaccine will require billions of glass vials-but lockdowns are cratering the supply of recycled glass

    5 days ago - By Fast Company

    The complicated unanticipated consequences of sheltering in place could slow down how quickly we can stop the disease.
    When the coronavirus began to spread in the U.S., recycling rates started to drop. Some cities suspended curbside recycling; in other areas, the recycling centers that sort through waste had to close because workers couldn't safely stay 6 feet apart. Several states suspended the bottle bills that pay consumers to bring containers back to stores. Some haulers started taking recyclables to landfills.
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  • The Oxford COVID-19 vaccine is 'progressing very well,' according to the lead scientists, who said 10,000 more people will be inoculated

    The Oxford COVID-19 vaccine is 'progressing very well,' according to the lead scientists, who said 10,000 more people will be inoculated

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    The head of the Oxford Vaccine Group said Friday that clinic trials on its vaccine for the coronavirus are "progressing very well." 1,000 people have already been inoculated. The next stage will see 10,000 more given the treatment through May and June, Andrew Pollard said.
    The trial vaccine is called as AZD1222 or ChAdOx1 nCoV-19. It was first tested on humans on April 23, following success in macaque monkeys.
    The group said they hoped for clinical test results in two months, but that it could take as long as six.
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