Tag: money

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Is Now Sony’s Highest-Grossing Film Ever

Sony Last month, Spider-Man: Far From Home became the first film adaptation of the wall-crawler’s comic book story to earn $1 billion at the global box office. Now, according to Deadline’s recent box office analysis, it seems the latest iteration of Marvel and Sony’s exclusive deal over the character has achieved another notable bit of […]

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The Fear Of Another Recession Has Triggered Plenty Of Serious And Silly Reactions Online

Getty Image Wednesday morning, financial analysts at numerous news outlets and business centers sounded the alarm for what CNBC called “one big global recession.” This was largely due to the inversion of the so-called “yield curve.” As Jamie McGeever at Reuters explained it on Twitter, “the US 2s/10s yield curve inverts for the first time […]

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Disney Will Offer A Disney+, Hulu, And ESPN+ Bundle For A Surprisingly Low Price

Disney Between the Disney catalog and the new additions afforded by the likes of Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm, the upcoming Disney+ streaming service already seems like a bargain. Even so, the question that has plagued potential subscribers and industry analysts (not to mention the competition at Netflix and Amazon) is one of a potential bundle. […]

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The Most Expensive Scene In ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Contained Almost No Special Effects

Marvel Studios From the climactic battle in the ruins of the team’s destroyed complex to pretty much any shot involving time travel, Avengers: Endgame is chock-full of special effects-driven shots that probably cost Marvel Studios (and Disney) at least a snapped universe’s worth of money. Despite the obviousness of this, however, directors Joe and Anthony […]

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Granddad Says He Won $344 Million Lotto Jackpot Thanks to Fortune Cookie

Earlier this week, Charles W. Jackson Jr. stood in front of two brightly colored balloon columns, as he was showered with red and gold confetti and handed an oversized cardboard check for $344.6 million. The 66-year-old grandfather smiled broadly, as you’d tend to do if you were in Raleigh, North Carolina to collect the state’s […]

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Tally Save rewards you for saving money with points and gift cards

Tally, a startup that seeks to help users pay down lingering credit card debt, wants to reward those same users for regularly depositing spare change into savings accounts. Toward that end, this week it’s launching a free automated savings service — Tally Save — that awards virtual points for “good financial behaviors” such as consistently […]

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Harriet Tubman Showing Up on $20 Bills Thanks to New York-Based Designer

Image: Dano Wall According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman’s likeness won’t appear in circulation until 2028, years after Donald Trump leaves office. In keeping with Tubman’s character, her likeness has shown up unannounced, according to the Sun-Sentinel. A few minutes after Mnuchin announced that Tubman’s likeness was pushed back until […]

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