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High-rise apartment buildings at China Evergrande Group's under-construction Riverside Palace development in Taicang, Jiangsu province, China, on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021.Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAsian high-yield bonds have been a hot favorite among institutional investors for the last few years.Also known as junk bonds, they are non-investment grade debt securities that carry bigger default risks — and...
The environment is one of the top concerns for Gen Z — even amid a pandemic. And, while some products that are billed as sustainable cost more, there are a lot of changes you can make in your everyday life that will be good for the environment — without breaking the bank."The only way to preserve the earth and...
Flight attendants wearing protective masks walk through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021.Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesAn accidental gun discharge at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's security screening area on Saturday afternoon led to all departing flights being briefly halted.The airport said on Twitter there was not an active shooter or any...
China's Peng Shuai serves the ball during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 13, 2019.William West | AFP | Getty ImagesAn employee of Chinese state TV has posted photos of missing tennis star Peng Shuai online in a new effort to dispel concern about her disappearance after she accused a senior...
A new video by Inspired by Iceland pushes back against experiencing life through the "metaverse," as described by Mark Zuckerberg during Facebook's rebranding to Meta on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021.Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesOnline dating apps, a crypto exchange and a professional wrestling brand are among the many companies that tried to weave their disparate and seemingly...
Naomi Osaka of Team Japan serves during her Women's Singles Third Round match against Marketa Vondrousova of Team Czech Republic on day four of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Tennis Park on July 27, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.David Ramos | Getty ImagesSome of the world's most famous tennis players, distraught by the disappearance of colleague Peng Shuai,...
SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk looks on as he visits the construction site of Tesla's gigafactory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021.Michele Tantussi | ReutersTesla CEO Elon Musk is known for his spontaneous mass communication, from rants on Twitter to "everybody" e-mails he sends to all employees at his electric vehicle company.CNBC has obtained a...
Apple CEO Tim Cook attends Apple's "Ted Lasso" Season 2 Premiere at Pacific Design Center on July 15, 2021 in West Hollywood, California.Axelle/Bauer-Griffin | FilmMagic | Getty ImagesApple shares hit a record on Friday following a report that the company is accelerating efforts to launch a self-driving vehicle. As of early afternoon on Friday, Apple's stock was up more...
Austrian police officers check a man's identity and vaccination certificate during a control in Voesendorf, district Moedling, Austria, on November 16, 2021.Hans Punz | AFP | Getty ImagesAustria will enter a fourth national lockdown on Monday as Covid-19 cases continue to surge.The country's unvaccinated are already barred from leaving their homes for non-essential purposes.Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced at a...
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the authorization of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, November 3, 2021.Evelyn Hockstein | ReutersThe Biden administration has suspended enforcement of its vaccination and testing requirements for private businesses after a federal appeals court halted the rules pending...