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    Below, CNBC Select compares the Home Depot Consumer Credit Card and the Lowe’s Advantage Card, so you can choose the best card for your next home improvement. Home Depot Credit Card vs. Lowe’s Credit Card Home Depot Consumer Credit Card Lowe’s Advantage Card Winner Annual fee $0 $0 Tie Rewards No discount, but rotating limited time offers for a variety of products and services 5% off eligible purchases Lowe’s Welcome bonus Save up to $100 on a qualifying purchase. FeesThe Home Depot card and Low
    Home Depot vs. Lowes Credit Card Comparison: Which is best for you?

  • TurboTax maker Inuit Inc. is close to an agreement to buy personal-finance technology portal Credit Karma Inc. for roughly $7 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing anonymous sources. The deal, which will be in cash and stock, would push Intuit further into the growing online consumer finance sector. Credit Karma, a startup headquartered in San Francisco, was valued at about $4 billion in a private share sale roughly two years ago. The platform offers users free access to credit score
    TurboTax maker Intuit near deal to buy Credit Karma for $7 billion, WSJ reports

  • Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Saudi Arabia’s finance minister, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland Jason Alden | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesSaudi Arabia is willing to support crisis-stricken Lebanon, but wants to see a realistic reform plan first, its finance minister said during the G-20 Summit in Riyadh on Sunday. “We are talking to the IMF and others — we want to see a reform plan that is viable and doable and then we will take action.” “I would like to see a very clear reform plan that is d
    Saudi Arabia 'stands ready' to support debt-ridden Lebanon — but wants to see a reform plan first, finance minister says

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. Bernie Sanders’ “very, very different” economic plan is unlikely to triumph over President Donald Trump’s if he wins the Democratic Party presidential nomination, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Sanders emerged victorious in the “first in the west” Democratic caucus in Nevada on Saturday, cementing his position as th
    Sanders' 'very, very different' economic plan no match for Trump's, Mnuchin claims

  • The firm calls them Defined Outcome ETFs that they say help protect investors from market swings to the downside. Innovator offers a Buffer ETF, Power Buffer ETF and Ultra Buffer ETF for every month of the year (they correspond respectively with the three buffer levels). A 9% buffer level yields a higher return than a 30% downside buffer level. Innovator is set to list their March series of buffer ETFs on March 2nd, according to the firm’s product website. Its Defined Outcome ETFs passed the $2
    It's been a wild week for stocks, but this ETF issuer can help you 'buffer' against all the volatility

  • The hotel offers a teddy-bear themed concierge service to children that is included with suite bookings or available as an add-on for a fee of roughly $50. The hotel concierge has traditionally been the all-knowing go-to for guests seeking insider knowledge of a city and access to coveted theater tickets or dinner reservations. The surf concierge at the Westin Los Angeles Airport gives surfing lessons, while a crawfish concierge offers peeling assistance during events at the Ritz-Carlton, New Or
    Need a crawfish peeler or sleep consultant? Your hotel has a concierge for that

  • Serie A soccer matches in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto will not be played on Sunday because of an outbreak of the coronavirus, the government said in a statement. The three impacted fixtures are clashes between Inter Milan and Sampdoria, Atalanta against Sassuolo and Hellas Verona against Cagliari. A third-tier Serie C match between Piacenza and Sambenedettese was also postponed as were several dozen youth team and amateur matches in the Lombardy region. Italy is tackling
    Select Serie A Soccer matches among fixtures cancelled in Italy after coronavirus outbreak

  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a session at the Congres center during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, on January 21, 2020. The strength of the U.S. economy will prove to be an important factor when voters head to the polls in November, according to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, despite a slew of headwinds that could weigh on growth this year. Mnuchin warned earlier this month that U.S. growth may not hit Trump’s pledged 3% growth in GDP (gross dome
    Economy will be 'strong factor' aiding Trump's re-election despite Boeing hit, Mnuchin says

  • Speaking to CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at the G-20 summit in Riyadh, Mnuchin said it was difficult to make strong predictions about the economic impact of the outbreak right now. U.S. officials will have a better idea of how the coronavirus outbreak will impact the economy in “three or four weeks,” U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday. However, he reiterated that it was too early to predict how the coronavirus – formally named COVID-19 – would affect the global economy. At a hearing befo
    Economic impact of coronavirus will be clearer in 'three or four weeks,' Mnuchin says

  • France’s tourism sector has taken a beating following the coronavirus outbreak, according to the country’s finance minister. “We have less tourists, of course, in France, about 30%, 40% less than expected,” Bruno Le Maire told CNBC’s Dan Murphy on Sunday at the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meetings in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Amid travel bans and trip postponements, demand for air travel has fallen, leading to more than 200,000 flight cancellations. It also welcomes around 2.7
    France has seen a 30% to 40% fall in tourists following the coronavirus outbreak: Finance minister

  • The simple answer is that he’s being supported by millions of younger Democratic voters, and those voters have been raised to be Sanders voters, even if their parents don’t realize it. Luckily for Sanders, young voters supporting him for his college tuition forgiveness promises don’t seem to be too interested in his own family history. None of that is a mystery, as older Americans have always been more likely to vote. All of this focus on older voters and their retirement funds is a nice sentime
    Op-Ed: Bernie Sanders is the front-runner because of how we raised our kids

  • People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on February 21, 2020. 6:52 am: South Korea on high alert, confirms sixth deathSouth Korea raised its coronavirus alert to the “highest level” as cases continued to rise. A sixth person has died from the coronavirus in South Korea, the country’s Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention said Sunday evening. South Korea’s new cases jumped by 169 over the weekend, bringing the its total infecte
    Coronavirus live updates: Turkey closes Iran border, South Korea on high alert

  • Tyson Fury (L) punches Deontay Wilder during their Heavyweight bout for Wilder’s WBC and Fury’s lineal heavyweight title on February 22, 2020 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The king has returned to his throne,” proclaimed Fury, who fought to a draw with Wilder in their first fight. Fury dropped Wilder in the third round with a right hand that seemed to take the legs out of the champion. Two judges had Fury winning every round, while the third gave Wilder one round. That was unl
    Fury wins in stunning stoppage of Wilder in heavyweight tilt

  • 8:30 am: Cases in Italy jumpInfections in Italy saw a sharp spike, surging to nearly 80 cases by Saturday, with two dead, according to Reuters. 7:55 am: Hubei reports 630 new casesChina’s Hubei province reported 630 new confirmed cases, and 96 additional deaths, as of Feb. 22. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 64,084, and the death toll to 2,346. The area surrounding the Christian sect’s church in Daegu, a major city in South Korea, has become empty as businesses
    Coronavirus live updates: China's Hubei province reports 630 new cases, 96 additional deaths

  • The Disney® Visa® Card and the Disney® Premier Visa® Card both offer Disney Rewards Dollars on all your card purchases, which you can redeem on just about any Disney purchase, including Disney Resort stays. But which Disney credit card should you choose — and how do they stack up against traditional credit cards? Below, CNBC Select reviews all the benefits of the Disney credit cards, so you can decide which is best for your next family vacation to a Disney theme park. Cardmembers can redeem thei
    Disney Credit Card Review: Which is best for theme park visits?

  • Waiting to hear back after a job interview can be nerve-wracking. Unfortunately, if you didn’t get the job, you won’t always receive a rejection letter. “I would actually send a digital thank-you note as well within that 24-hour block. Communicating with your point of contact throughout the interview process is a smart way to ensure that you won’t be ignored. If it’s a job you really wanted, you could also ask for constructive feedback from your interviewer.
    How to avoid getting ghosted after a job interview

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    NFL owners and the NFL Players Association are likely nearing a collective bargaining agreement after owners approved the terms Thursday. Media companies and the NFL have been waiting for the CBA’s approval before negotiating new broadcast rights for NFL games, which are locked up until 2022. The results will have a major impact on traditional media as millions of Americans cut the cord on pay-TV each year. If the league sticks with the status quo — ViacomCBS and Fox owning Sunday afternoons, C
    Here's how NFL TV rights are expected to shake out for the rest of the decade, according to sources

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden walks on stage to speak during a Nevada caucus day event at IBEW Local 357 on February 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Democratic presidential candidates wasted no time taking shots at Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday, after Sanders cemented his lead in the 2020 primary with a projected win in the Nevada caucus. “Ours is the only campaign who has beaten Senator Sanders anywhere in the country this campaign cycle,” Buttigieg added. ”
    Biden, Buttigieg and Bloomberg take shots at projected Nevada caucus winner Bernie Sanders

  • Credit rating agency Moody’s downgraded Lebanon’s government issuer ratings Friday to Ca from Caa2 and changed the outlook to stable amid concerns the tiny Arab country might be forced to restructure its massive debt. Lebanon is experiencing its worst economic and financial crisis since the end of the 1975-90 civil war. Moody’s said Lebanon’s long-term foreign currency bond and deposit ceilings have both been lowered to Ca from Caa1 and Caa3, respectively. The long-term local-currency bond and d
    Moody's downgrades Lebanon's rating amid financial crisis

  • German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz speaks to the media on February 21, 2020 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The G20 summit of the Finance Ministers and the central bank governors takes place in Riyadh under the G20 presidency of Saudi Arabia. RIYADH — G-20 leaders in Saudi Arabia are using a summit in Riyadh to find an “urgent solution” to international digital taxation, exposing global divisions over how to tax big technology firms. That is bad for the individual countries, bad for the multinationals
    US and Europe divided at G-20 summit on how to tax tech giants like Facebook

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