March 20, 2021

Picking a stocks benchmark that works for you

Pick a benchmark, any benchmark, for U.S. stocks. Now explain why you chose that one, how it’s built, and why it accurately reflects the market. […]
March 20, 2021

Hawaii coffee farmers hope lawsuit settlements guarantee the Kona in your cup is real

Los Angeles Times Whenever Suzanne Shriner left Hawaii to visit the U.S. mainland, she didn’t have to taste the Kona coffee sold at Costco, Walmart […]
March 20, 2021

An actual investment produces something, and the rest is gambling

The sports-card collector and dealer Rob Hunegs said his market is as hot as it has been in 30 years. “The market is also fluctuating, […]
March 20, 2021

How the car you drive can raise your auto insurance rates

Having a spotless driving record doesn’t guarantee you will receive a low car insurance rate. While your driving history matters, the car you drive also […]
March 20, 2021

Local movie theaters reopening despite dark times

But when the number of COVID-19 cases rose nationwide, the virus proved more than a match for movie theaters struggling to remain open as they […]
March 19, 2021

U.S. Army Corps suspends wetlands permit for PolyMet copper mine

A federal regulator has suspended the permit it issued to PolyMet Mining Corp. to fill or dredge more than 900 acres of wetland for Minnesota’s […]
March 19, 2021

Facebook working on Instagram for kids under 13

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Facebook says it is working on a version of its Instagram app for kids under 13, who are technically not allowed […]
March 19, 2021

Smith, retirees tout help for troubled pensions that was added to virus relief law

Minnesota retirees who have fighting for years against pending cuts to their pensions joined Sen. Tina Smith on Friday to herald a lesser-known part of […]
March 19, 2021

Famed Tiffany jewelry designer Elsa Peretti dead at age 80

NEW YORK — Elsa Peretti, who went from Halston model and Studio 54 regular in the 1960s and ’70s to one of the world’s most […]
March 19, 2021

Man U worries soothed by new sponsor, certainty in Solskjaer

After grappling with the devastation and uncertainties caused by the pandemic, Manchester United is trying to look to the future with a new main sponsor […]