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Stock futures flat after the market notches its best quarter in decades

Stock futures flat after the market notches its best quarter in decades

Finance
A man wearing a protective mask sits on top of the Charging Bull sculpture near Wall St. amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 19, 2020 in New York City, United States.Alexi Rosenfeld | Getty ImagesStock futures were flat in overnight trading on Tuesday as the market is set to kick off a new quarter after a remarkable comeback.Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell about 25 points. The S&P 500 futures and the Nasdaq 100 futures were little changed. Trading volumes were thin. The market just notched its best quarter in decades as it snapped back from the historic sell-off triggered by the coronavirus. The Dow gained 17.8% in the second quarter, posting its best quarter since 1987, while the S&P 500 finished the period with a near 20% gain, its best sin...
Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

Conor McGregor QUITS: Funniest quotes and best press conference moments as UFC icon announces retirement yet again

Sports
If this really is the end of Conor McGregor’s UFC career, then at least the Irishman will have left us with some brilliant memories. ‘The Notorious’ has been, without doubt, one of the most electrifying talents in the world of mixed martial arts. But it can be argued the 31-year-old is even more entertaining with a microphone in his hand. A Conor McGregor press conference is always a huge occasion Following the news of McGregor’s third retirement in four years, talkSPORT.com has decided to delve into the archives to find his best moments behind the mic and from his press conferences. “Sixty G’s baby!” McGregor entered into the UFC as nothing more than a hungry and talented Irishman, keen to make a mark. After dispatching with Marcus Brimage with consummate wi
Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast – your best Premier League games revealed

Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast – your best Premier League games revealed

Sports
Best Premier League game ever? Where do you even start?!That was the huge task facing our pundits on the latest edition of the Match of The Day: Top 10 podcast.In fact, it was so difficult that Alan Shearer and Ian Wright could not agree a top 10 between them, which left us with 13 games in total. We asked you to rank them to give us your greatest Premier League game.The results are below. You can listen to the podcast here and you can still rank your matches from the list at the bottom of the page.1. Liverpool 4-3 Newcastle (3 April 1996) Match reportAlan Shearer: "Newcastle had that 12-point lead over Manchester ...
Eurovision: Abba’s Waterloo voted best song of all time

Eurovision: Abba’s Waterloo voted best song of all time

Entertainment
Abba's Waterloo has been named as the greatest Eurovision song of all time by BBC viewers.Eurovision: Come Together saw the public vote for their favourites, on the night this year's song contest was due to take place.The 2020 competition was cancelled in March amid the coronavirus pandemic.The Swedish foursome won it in 1974 in Brighton. The track, which topped the UK charts and set them on their way to fame, went on to sell nearly 6m copies.Speaking later in the night, Bjorn Ulvaeus from the band said he found it "hard to believe" that was where it began for them all those years ago.On Friday, it was t announced the shortlist for the programme would include Eurovision classics from the likes of Netta, Bucks Fizz, Conchita Wurst and adopted-Brit, Gina G....
Tests show heating is the best way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse

Tests show heating is the best way to disinfect N95 masks for reuse

Science
May 5 (UPI) -- Test results suggest N95 masks can be safely disinfected through heating 50 times before their filtration efficiency begins to decline. With N95 masks still in short supply in many parts of the country. Doctors, nurses and other professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have been forced to reuse their masks. N95 masks feature a fine webbing of "meltblown" polypropylene fibers. The porous material is breathable but capable of capturing 95 percent of particles. Electrostatically charged fibers help wrangle those particles that slip through the pores. Recommendations from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention suggest heating, ultraviolet radiation and bleach can all be used to disinfect N95 masks. However, when scientists at Stanford University a...