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The case for more stock market records

The case for more stock market records

Happy Sunday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Just three months ago, the escalating US-China trade war and a troubling signal in the US bond market induced a global panic, sparking a selloff in stocks and, for the…MORE

‘Saturday Night Live’ gives impeachment hearings a melodramatic twist

‘Saturday Night Live’ gives impeachment hearings a melodramatic twist

The impeachment hearings received a melodramatic twist on the “Saturday Night Live” cold open. Now known as “Days of Our Impeachment,” the hearings got the daytime soap opera treatment that included a continuously fainting woman played by Heidi Gardner and a cameo by Jon Hamm, who played Bill Taylor, the witness and top diplomat in…MORE

Boris Johnson doesn’t have Fox News but he can always rely on the Telegraph

Boris Johnson doesn’t have Fox News but he can always rely on the Telegraph

Whenever US President Donald Trump turns on Fox News, he’ll usually see a stream of positive coverage. In the United Kingdom, there’s no television equivalent because of rules requiring impartiality and accuracy from broadcasters, particularly during election campaigns. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson does have a cheerleader in print and online — The Daily Telegraph…MORE

Conscious un-cup-ling: Dunkin’ is breaking up with foam coffee cups

Conscious un-cup-ling: Dunkin’ is breaking up with foam coffee cups

It’s not you. It’s the environment. Dunkin’ is ending its relationship with foam cups. For decades, those who frequent Dunkin’ were in a relationship with the chains’ easily identifiable foam cups as much as they were with the hot brewed drinks. The foam phaseout is underway in New England where it’s expected to be completed…MORE

Five Below starts selling products for more than $5

Five Below starts selling products for more than $5

Five Below, a popular store focusing on products for $5 and under, is undergoing a colossal change: Its price point is going up for the first time in 17 years. No longer will the store, a bargain hunter’s dream, only sell items priced at $5 and under. Now, the store will be raising prices on…MORE

Lyft is pulling its scooters from cities across the US

Lyft is pulling its scooters from cities across the US

Electric scooter enthusiasts in Nashville, San Antonio and Columbus, Ohio, will have one less brand to ride starting next week. Lyft is ending its scooter service in six cities, the company said in a statement provided to CNN Business. The decision has resulted in 20 layoffs in its bikes and scooters team, which consists of…MORE

Next up: Fiat Chrysler labor talks that could prove difficult

Next up: Fiat Chrysler labor talks that could prove difficult

Labor talks between Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers union get underway in earnest next week. Whether they are as easy as the just concluded talks at Ford or as bloody as those at General Motors that resulted in a six-week strike remains to be seen. On the one hand things are going pretty…MORE