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Travis Scott just released his new Nike sneakers. They’re already sold out

Travis Scott just released his new Nike sneakers. They’re already sold out

Rapper Travis Scott’s fans got goosebumps when word spread that he was collaborating with Nike on a new SB Dunk shoe. When the sneakers finally dropped in his online store Saturday, they quickly sold out. The Cactus Jack Low PRM Qs were available exclusively through Scott’s online shop. They feature blue and beige bandana and…MORE

Amazon facing criticism from Holocaust remembrance groups over books, Prime TV show

Amazon facing criticism from Holocaust remembrance groups over books, Prime TV show

Amazon is facing criticism from two Holocaust remembrance groups for some content available on its site that they describe as dangerous and antisemitic. The Auschwitz Memorial and the Holocaust Educational Trust are calling on Amazon to stop selling books by Julius Streicher, a member of the Nazi party and the founder and publisher of Nazi-era…MORE

Some of the world’s biggest economies are on the brink of recession

Some of the world’s biggest economies are on the brink of recession

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Markets closed out last week on an anxious note. It’s not difficult to see why: the coronavirus continues to spread, and there are signs that some of the world’s top economies could…MORE

Burger King debuts a french fry sandwich and Wendy’s isn’t impressed

Burger King debuts a french fry sandwich and Wendy’s isn’t impressed

Burger chains have come a long way, now offering a wide array of options for all, no matter your dietary preference. Take the meatless Whopper. It turned heads and left taste buds curious. Now Burger King has introduced the Chip Butty, a patty-less sandwich with french fries, mayo and ketchup wedged in between two buns.…MORE

Warren Buffett drops a hint about the future of Berkshire’s leadership

Warren Buffett drops a hint about the future of Berkshire’s leadership

Berkshire Hathaway, the sprawling industrial conglomerate and investor in top US companies run by Warren Buffett, seems to be preparing for the time when Buffett is no longer around. Buffett said in his annual shareholder letter, released Saturday morning, that two other Berkshire Hathaway vice chairmen will be getting a lot more face time at…MORE

Coronavirus fears have pushed the US dollar to a three-year high

Coronavirus fears have pushed the US dollar to a three-year high

The US dollar index reached a three-year high as investors worried about the global coronavirus outbreak are moving their money into the safe-haven greenback. Investments considered safe in times of market turmoil have been rallying since the outbreak became Wall Street’s number one worry in January. Cases continue to rise globally. The full financial and…MORE

‘Friends’ reunion special set for HBO Max

‘Friends’ reunion special set for HBO Max

Cue up The Rembrandts and get ready to argue about if Ross and Rachel were on a break. The cast of “Friends” is reuniting on HBO Max. Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer are starring in a reunion special for WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service, the company announced on…MORE