Warren Buffett adds Kroger to his investing shopping cart

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway disclosed a new stake in Kroger after the closing bell Friday. Shares of the nation’s largest supermarket surged 6% on the news. Berkshire Hathaway bought nearly 19 million shares in Kroger during the fourth quarter, a purchase that makes Berkshire one of the 10 largest holders of the company’s stock. The…MORE

Game over for HQ Trivia

It’s over for HQ Trivia. The company behind the once-popular live mobile trivia game is shutting down, CNN Business has learned. HQ will part ways with 25 full-time employees. When HQ launched in 2017, its first game HQ Trivia quickly attracted millions of people across the world who stopped whatever they were doing twice a…MORE

H&M is the latest to jump on the black celebrity fashion collaboration craze

Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter has made looks for some of Hollywood’s most memorable movies. On Thursday, the creative mind behind the critically-acclaimed styles used in hit films like “Black Panther,” and “Dolemite Is My Name,” launched a new, limited-edition H&M clothing line. The Ruth Carter x H&M Collection is an assortment of…MORE

Stocks to love: Facebook, Dollar General, Alaska Air and more

Investing and romance may not go hand in hand. But finding attractively valued stocks with dependable sales and earnings growth can make some hearts go pitter-patter. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we decided to run a screen of the 1,500 companies in the blue chip S&P 500 index as well as the S&P 400 MidCap…MORE

Inside the climate of ‘workplace terror and bullying’ at the Washington Examiner, a conservative media outlet on the rise

The shock announcement came on Monday. Hugo Gurdon, the editor in chief of the Washington Examiner, a conservative news organization based out of Washington, DC, summoned staffers into a conference room adjacent to the newsroom. In the short meeting, Gurdon announced to staffers that the Examiner’s managing editor, Toby Harnden, was no longer with the…MORE

Can ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ outrun the video game curse at the box office?

Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the speediest characters in pop culture. The iconic Sega video game character can outrun pretty much anything. But can a film about the blue, spiky hair, sneaker wearing hedgehog avoid the video game curse at the box office? Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” opens this weekend. The live action/animated film,…MORE

American consumers stay strong in the face of coronavirus and election uncertainties

America’s consumers haven’t felt this good about the economy in nearly two years despite nascent worries about the global coronavirus outbreak and this year’s presidential election. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index rose to 100.9 points in February, its highest level since March 2018. The index is a survey-based gauge of how consumers assess…MORE

Europe’s stagnant economy is vulnerable to a shock from China

Recession fears are stalking Europe again after Germany’s economy flatlined at the end of 2019. The coronavirus now threatens to slam exports to China. The German economy did not grow in the final three months of last year, setting up the country for a difficult 2020 just when it was meant to begin experiencing a…MORE

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