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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Ether, XRP and other ‘altcoins’ rally as bitcoin heads for all-time high

[CNBC, GETTY IMAGES] Ether passed the $600 level, a point it hasn’t reached since June 2018, and is up 350% year-to-date.Crypto investors said altcoins were tracking the momentum that has seen bitcoin surge recently.Bitcoin last week crossed the $18,000 threshold and is close to an all-time high.Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency posting strong gains lately. Ether, XRP and […]

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Moderna to charge $25-$37 for COVID-19 vaccine: CEO tells paper

[Fox News, Reuters] Moderna has said its experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 Moderna will charge governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, depending on the amount ordered, Chief Executive Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS). “Our vaccine therefore costs about the same as a flu shot, which is between […]

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Beckett Sports Card Hot / Cold

[Beckett] It’s another Beckett Sports Card Hot/Cold where we take a quick look at what’s lava and what’s icy in the worlds of sports and sports cards. On the field, it wasn’t a very eventful week. On the hobby side, it was a big one, though. Some major sets came out and things starting to […]

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U.S. labor market losing steam as COVID-19 rages

[Reuters] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing first-time claims for jobless benefits rose last week, likely as new business restrictions to control spiraling COVID-19 infections unleashed a fresh wave of layoffs, which could further slow the labor market recovery. The weekly unemployment claims report from the Labor Department on Thursday, the most timely data […]

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What are the symptoms of COVID-19? The full list, according to the CDC

[CNET, Getty Images] The number of official symptoms is 11, including muscle pain and a sore throat. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. As we enter Month 7 of the coronavirus pandemic, we know that one of the best ways to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is to avoid […]

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Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin hits three-year high as investors jump in

[BBC News, Getty Images] Bitcoin, the world’s best-known cryptocurrency, has jumped above $17,000 (£12,800) to hit a three-year high. The digital currency has suffered plenty of wild price swings since it was launched in 2009. But investors have been flocking to cryptocurrencies during the pandemic-driven volatility on global stock markets. However, experts have cautioned about […]

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Bitcoin’s Gunning for a Record and No One’s Talking About It

[Bloomberg] Largest cryptocurrency is approaching highs set in late 2017Digital asset mania dominated holiday discussions not long agoThree years ago, Bitcoin’s historic surge dominated Thanksgiving dinner conversations. This year, the cryptocurrency is in the midst of another notable rally and yet almost no one’s talking about it. How fevered has Bitcoin’s latest leg higher been? With the coin […]

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Marijuana can be harmful for heart patients, but improves some risk factors, studies show

[NBC News] Seemingly contradictory findings show why more research into the effects of cannabis on the heart and the rest of the body is needed. There’s more evidence that smoking marijuana can be dangerous for people with heart disease, according to two new studies presented recently at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions. But in […]

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New Orleans Saints face significant discipline over videos of locker room celebration

[ESPN] The New Orleans Saints are facing significant discipline for not wearing masks during their postgame celebrations last Sunday night — as seen in videos they posted to social media, including the team’s own Twitter account — after their victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, league sources told ESPN. Video of Saints players and head coach Sean Payton […]

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Jeremih Hospitalized In The ICU With Covid…Prognosis Bad, On Ventilator

[TMZ, Getty Images] Sources close to the situation tell TMZ … Jeremih is currently on a breathing ventilator within the ICU he’s being treated at, and we’re told his condition has recently gotten worse. Jeremih is fighting for his life, battling COVID-19 — he’s currently hospitalized in the ICU and the prognosis is bleak … sources […]

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