Your Horoscope This Week

Are you ready to begin moving forward again? Messenger Mercury stations direct in sensitive Cancer on Sunday, helping us clear up miscommunications and re-enter our routines. Before you begin rushing back into your old ways, reflect on how you’ve grown during this transformational period. Continue to take it easy while Mercury moves direct through this […]

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This $40,000, 260-square-foot tiny cabin is designed to be the perfect escape from city life — see inside

Italian designers created a prefab cabin called Mountain Refuge. The modular cabin is about 260 square feet, with the potential to combine several units together. The designers are looking for prefab construction companies to work with to sell the cabin. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Architects Massimo Gnocchi and Paolo Danesi started The […]

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A Wall Street expert sees a retail-investing trend that preceded the dot-com bubble and financial crisis bubbling up again — and warns it will end ‘abruptly and painfully’ for the stock market

Stock prices have become merely numbers for many new traders who ignore the fundamentals embedded in company valuations, according to Peter Tchir, the head of macro strategy at Academy Securities. He says this disregard for fundamentals is being driven by greed and was evident before the 2000 and 2008 market crashes. Tchir pinpoints the high […]

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Trump touted selling Puerto Rico after the territory was devastated by hurricanes in 2017, says former official

President Donald Trump suggested selling Puerto Rico after the US territory was devastated by hurricanes in 2017, former acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke told The New York Times. “The president’s initial ideas were more of as a businessman, you know,” she told the Times. “Can we outsource the electricity? Can we sell the island? […]

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Why Cuban cigars are so expensive

A box of good quality Habanos can cost thousands of dollars. Every hand-rolled Cuban cigar goes through about 500 manual tasks from seed to cigar. Some experts suggest that up to 95% of all Cuban cigars in the US are actually fake. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Below is a transcript of the […]

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A portfolio manager invested in Berkshire Hathaway explains why Warren Buffett could still be a post-pandemic winner, even as naysayers call him ‘washed up’

Warren Buffett could be “one of the large beneficiaries” of the pandemic, a Berkshire Hathaway shareholder told Business Insider this week. The famed investor can put Berkshire’s massive cash pile to work if the outbreak worsens, while Berkshire’s earnings will rebound if the virus threat recedes, Pelican Bay chief Tyler Hardt said. “This inevitable recovery […]

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The sad end of Brooks Brothers

In the midst of a pandemic that may well lead to the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, one risks accusations of heartlessness by lamenting the fate of a men’s clothier. Still, I think it would be churlish to say nothing about what has happened to Brooks Brothers, which recently filed for bankruptcy. Only […]

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How Ocado went from understated British grocer to a $18.4 billion tech giant, as the coronavirus pandemic confirms the future of grocery shopping is online

As grocery stores worldwide experienced stockpiling, long lines, and health worries amid the coronavirus pandemic, millions of people turned to shopping online. It has been a goldrush for the British company Ocado, an online-only grocery marketplace that also operates technology for supermarket giants worldwide. Ocado was the best performing stock on the FTSE 100 in […]

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