Designer Pierre Cardin poses during the Pierre Cardin Paris Haute Couture New Collection launch at Maxim’s on November 26, 2013 in Paris. Richard Bord | Getty Images Pierre Cardin, who during his more than seven decades in fashion brought geometric shapes to haute couture and put his name on everything from clothing to furniture to
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For people staying safely at home this holiday season, new virtual tours let anyone with an internet connection tour famous Christmas destinations around the world.    Homebound travelers can book live interactive tours with local guides to learn about everything from the religious sites of Jerusalem to the department store displays of New York City.
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After months of anticipation, Congress passed a $900 billion coronavirus relief package on Monday, which includes a $600 stimulus check for individuals earning up to $75,000 and couples earning $150,000 – down from the $1,200 distributed in the first round as a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act. The bill also provides an
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Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images The coronavirus relief bill passed by Congress toughens rules around use of a common heat-trapping chemical and funnels billions of dollars into renewable energy. The measures, attached to a year-end government funding bill, were hailed by some lawmakers as among the most significant Congress has approved to combat climate
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Karol Serewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Financial advisors recommend various uses for this extra cash, depending on individual and family circumstances. Unemployed workers may need the money for basic living expenses. Some who have fallen behind on bills such as rent, utilities or mortgage payments should consider paying down some or all those arrears, advisors
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After months of failed negotiations, lawmakers have finally agreed to a new $900 billion coronavirus relief package.  Congressional leaders have not yet released text of the more than $2 trillion legislation — which will include broader government spending measures — but the pandemic recovery bill was set to include direct payments of up to $600
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Growing up Tim Ferriss suffered from “terrible insomnia,” and would watch infomercials until 2 or 3 a.m., the author and tech investor said on a recent episode of the NPR podcast “How I Built This” hosted by Guy Roz. In the 1980s, infomercials selling products or services ran during off-peak television-viewing hours, often in the
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America’s millionaires are betting on a strong stock market next year, with many expecting double-digit gains, according to the CNBC Millionaire Survey. Seven in 10 expect the S&P 500 will be up at least 5% next year and nearly a third of those polled expect gains of at least 10%, according to the survey of
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The year 2020 was a difficult one financially for many people around the world, with the global coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on countless businesses and roughly 19 million Americans currently collecting unemployment benefits. But for some of the weatlhy, it’s a very different story. During 2020, Amazon’s sales have spiked, as social distancing restrictions forced
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Natnan Srisuwan | Moment | Getty Images Assets managed with environmental, social and governance considerations continue to surge. And while still largely driven by institutional investors, the retail side is growing dramatically. In fact, money managers who use ESG factors in their investment analysis say climate change continues to be their top concern and the
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Bernd Vogel | Getty Images America’s millionaires are bracing for a tax hike next year, despite predictions of Washington gridlock and a Republican-led Senate, according to the CNBC Millionaire Survey. Nearly two-thirds of millionaires say taxes will go up under a Biden administration, according to the survey, which questioned 750 people with investible assets of
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Window shoppers view holiday decorations at the Williams & Sons Country Store in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, on Dec. 13, 2020. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images While the Covid crisis has boosted the wealth of many of the richest Americans, it has made some reconsider their holiday spending. Nearly a quarter of millionaires surveyed for
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Nike on Friday reported quarterly sales and earnings that topped analysts’ estimates, driven by triple-digit growth online in North America and strong demand for its sneakers and workout apparel from Chinese consumers. It was able to cut expenses as it spent less on marketing during sporting events due to the pandemic. The lower costs boosted
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