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Nasdaq drops 2% as U.S. markets fall broadly behind tech decline

Nasdaq drops 2% as U.S. markets fall broadly behind tech decline

Business
March 24 (UPI) -- U.S. markets fell broadly on Wednesday amid a widespread sell-off in tech stocks and the second day of testimony from federal economic leaders. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite dropped 2.01%, while the S&P 500 fell 0.55% after having risen as much as 0.8% earlier in the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day flat, falling 3.09 points. Advertisement Tech stocks helped to lead the decline on Wednesday as Facebook stock fell 2.92%, Netflix dropped 2.67% and Apple slid 2%. GameStop stock plummeted 33.79% after the company ended a post-earnings conference call on Tuesday as it missed fourth quarter earnings estimates. Airline stocks had rebounded earlier in the day after losses on Tuesday, but ultimately fell flat with United dropping 0.97% and American Airli...
Dow drops 308 points as travel, retail stocks fall

Dow drops 308 points as travel, retail stocks fall

Business
March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. markets declined on Tuesday as shares of travel and retail stocks fell amid worries of renewed global COVID-19 restrictions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day down 308.05 points, or 0.94%, while the S&P 500 fell 0.76%, and the Nasdaq Composite dipped 1.12%. Advertisement Cruise and airline stocks helped to lead the decline as Carnival stock fell 7.82% and Norwegian Cruise Line dropped 7.16%, while United Airlines fell 6.81% and American Airlines declined 6.55%. Gap stock also fell 7.72% on the retail front. "Despite vast improvements, the third pandemic wave left large parts of the population vulnerable both medically and economically," Brad McMillan, chief investment officer at Commonwealth Financial Network, told CNBC. "That damage will take time ...
Emotional Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl drops to his knees after beating ‘role model’ Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool

Emotional Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl drops to his knees after beating ‘role model’ Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool

Sports
Ralph Hasenhuttl appeared to be crying tears of joy as Southampton secured a momentous 1-0 victory over champions Liverpool on Monday night. The Saints boss dropped to his knees as the full-time whistle blew, seemingly overcome with emotion as his side pulled off arguably the greatest win since he arrived in 2018. Sky Sports Hasenhuttl was very emotional at full-time Sky Sports The Saints boss is a known admirer of Klopp A clever lob from former Liverpool striker Danny Ings in just the second minute of the game proved to be enough as some heroic Southampton defending kept the visitors at bay. Hasenhuttl has been compared to Klopp for his eccentric managerial style, wearing his heart on his sleeve at all times, ...
‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

‘We just couldn’t stop writing’: Taylor Swift drops surprise ‘sister album’

Entertainment
Taylor Swift has surprised fans with a brand-new album - just five months after she released her last collection.Announcing her ninth studio album on social media, Swift called it a "sister album" to Folklore and explained that she and her collaborators "just couldn't stop writing songs". The 17-track LP was recorded in the same sessions as her earlier album - which was created during coronavirus lockdown - with collaborators including Bon Iver and Aaron Dessner. I’m elated to tell you that my 9th studio album, and folklore’s sister record, will be out tonight at midnight eastern. It’s called evermore. 📷: Beth Garrabrant pic.twitter.com/xdej7AzJRW— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) December 10, 2020 It will be released at 5am on Friday morning here i...
KFC drops Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid coronavirus

KFC drops Finger Lickin’ Good slogan amid coronavirus

Business
Global fast food giant KFC says it is halting its "Finger Lickin' Good" slogan given the current hygiene advice because of the coronavirus pandemic."We find ourselves in a unique situation - having an iconic slogan that doesn't quite fit in the current environment," the company said.It has altered its packaging with the phrase obscured but KFC said the phrase would return when the time was right.KFC outlets closed temporarily in March, but most have now reopened.The company revealed its new look through a YouTube video, showing the slogan pixelated on posters and its food "buckets", saying: "That thing we always say? Ignore it. For now." Some people commented on social media the slogan was not a health hazard as you were already eating with your own hands...