Florida and Texas both hit record highs for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks keep surging in the South

Florida and Texas both recorded daily records for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks in the South continue to spiral.Florida reported 11,458 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, bringing the state’s total to 190,052.Texas reported 8,258 new cases, which brings the state’s total to 191,790.In Texas, it’s now required by a statewide order to wear face…

Trump’s FDA commissioner won’t defend the president’s baseless claim that 99% of COVID-19 cases are ‘totally harmless’

The head of the Food and Drug Administration on Sunday dodged questions on President Donald Trump’s baseless claim that 99% of COVID-19 cases are “totally harmless.””I’m not going to get into who’s right and who is wrong,” Dr. Stephen Hahn said during a CNN interview. Coronavirus cases are surging in the US, which has the highest…

I flew on the 4 biggest US airlines during the pandemic to see which is handling it best, and found one blew the rest out of the water

Each airline is handling pandemic flying differently with no two airlines operating under the same policies and procedures.Safety and social distancing, especially, are concepts that vary with each airline and while choosing an airline was formerly a matter of price and schedule, health and safety are now at the forefront.Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines…

Why historically high unemployment should embolden investors to take more market risk, according to a Wall Street chief strategist

Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images The still-lofty unemployment rate offers investors the latest sign to return to the stock market, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, said Thursday. The S&P 500’s average annual return in years when the unemployment rate exceeded 8% is roughly 25%, the strategist observed. When joblessness slid below 4.5%, the…

Why historically high unemployment should embolden investors to take more market risk, according to a Wall Street chief strategist

Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images The still-lofty unemployment rate offers investors the latest sign to return to the stock market, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, said Thursday. The S&P 500’s average annual return in years when the unemployment rate exceeded 8% is roughly 25%, the strategist observed. When joblessness slid below 4.5%, the…

A financial planner gives clients a 7-step checklist when they’re deciding whether to invest or save their next dollar

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective.You have to be clear about your financial goals to decide when to save or invest…

Why historically high unemployment should embolden investors to take more market risk, according to a Wall Street chief strategist

Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images The still-lofty unemployment rate offers investors the latest sign to return to the stock market, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at The Leuthold Group, said Thursday. The S&P 500’s average annual return in years when the unemployment rate exceeded 8% is roughly 25%, the strategist observed. When joblessness slid below 4.5%, the…

How Could the British Royals Be ‘Distressed’ About Meghan Markle’s Recent Claims?

Meghan Markle recently said she felt “unprotected” during her pregnancy. Word has gotten back to the British royal family, who reportedly feels “distressed” about this turn of events. How, really, can that be possible? Meghan Markle recently revealed that while she was pregnant with Archie, she felt “unprotected” by the British royal family she married…

Trump’s Medicare chief has a big decision to make over whether doctors should be paid for phone calls and video visits. Here are the 3 biggest concerns she’s weighing over the future of healthcare.

Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Seema Verma, who oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs for the Trump administration, has a lot of decisions ahead on how often…