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Baffert holds a hot hand for Saturday’s Preakness — and beyond

Baffert holds a hot hand for Saturday’s Preakness — and beyond

Sports
Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Saturday's $ 1 million Preakness Stakes finds trainer Bob Baffert with another hot hand. The morning-line favorite, Authentic, exits a mild upset win in the Kentucky Derby, while Baffert's other Preakness horse, Thousand Words, seeks vindication after being scratched at Louisville minutes before the race when he reared and fell in the Churchill Downs paddock. Advertisement The race will be broadcast from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on NBC starting at 4:30 p.m. EDT, with post time at 5:45 p.m. Authentic has looked the part of a Derby winner since arriving in Baltimore. He breezed a half mile Wednesday morning in 47 3/5 seconds, an effort Baffert described as "a little jog." "He looked good," said Baffert, who is seeking a record eighth Preakness win to go with his rec...
Beyond Zoom: The future of virtual meetings

Beyond Zoom: The future of virtual meetings

Technology
Apps that offer more intimate meetings and flexible workspaces are being developed for virtual reality headsets.BBC Click's Chris Fox went hands-on with Spatial and Immersed to see how they could shape remote working.He even edited this video in VR.See more at Click's website and @BBCClickLet's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Technology
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Bed Bath & Beyond, NIO, Costco and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Bed Bath & Beyond, NIO, Costco and more

Finance
Shoppers walk past a Bed Bath & Beyond store in Washington, D.C.Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines after the bell: Bed Bath & Beyond — The home goods retailer's stock fell 11% in extended trading after the company released its first-quarter financial results. Bed Bath & Beyond reported a loss of $ 1.96 per share excluding some items on revenues of $ 1.31 billion while analysts polled by Refinitiv expected a loss of $ 1.22 per share on revenues of $ 1.39 billion. As the company's stores were closed during the pandemic, the retailer's sales fell 49% to $ 1.31 billion from $ 2.57 billion a year ago. The company also said it will close about 200 of its stores over the next two years.NIO — Shares of the Chinese electr...
Coronavirus: Six money-saving ideas for lockdown and beyond

Coronavirus: Six money-saving ideas for lockdown and beyond

Business
Wages have been cut, work contracts have dried up, or that pay rise you were banking on has disappeared.Finances are being stretched by the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.So what can you do to find, save, or free up some extra cash in these uncertain times?We asked some experts for their top tips.1. Use tech to shop aroundMoney blogger Andy Webb says anyone who uses price comparison sites once a year for car insurance or energy bills should think about using online price search sites more widely.There are various websites, easily found via a search engine, that track and compare prices at thousands of shops, as well as displaying reviews. For you, that can mean finding the cheapest price in a couple of clicks."Shopping around for the best price is re...
Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Bed Bath & Beyond, JC Penney, United Airlines and more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Bed Bath & Beyond, JC Penney, United Airlines and more

Finance
A pilot walks by United Airlines planes as they sit parked at gates at San Francisco International Airport on April 12, 2020 in San Francisco, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines after the bell.Bed Bath & Beyond — The home goods retailer's stock soared 12% in extended trading after the company posted a double beat on earnings and revenue in the fourth quarter. Bed Bath & Beyond reported earnings of 38 cents per share excluding some items on revenue of $ 3.11 billion, while analysts polled by Refinitiv expected earnings of 20 cents per share on revenue of $ 3.07 billion. The company also announced that its first quarter and full-year 2020 results will be negatively impacted by the coronavirus and declined to provide guidance for fiscal 2...