Wednesday, August 4

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is one of the best times to score shoe deals on brands like Cole Haan, Allen Edmonds, and Ferragamo

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Nordstrom Men's Instagram The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is coming soon. The sale officially begins on August 19, but Nordstrom cardholders can gain early access starting on August 13.Shoes are usually one of the first categories to sell out, so to help you get the styles, colors, and sizes you want, here's a look at the best dress shoe and boot deals from last year.For more savings across the internet, visit Insider Coupons and our deals homepage. Next month, Nordstrom will be holding its Anniversary Sale, where customers can shop thousands of deals across the entire site. From ...

Bari Weiss Quits New York Times Opinion, Alleging Hostile Work Environment

Bari Weiss, a high-profile editor and writer for the New York Times opinion section, resigned Monday, citing what she said was unchecked bullying from colleagues and depicting the news organization as a place where the free exchange of ideas was no longer welcome. In a letter to New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger which was posted on her website Tuesday, Ms. Weiss wrote that she has been “the subject of constant bullying by colleagues who disagree with my views.”...

Travelers from four more states added to N.Y.’s mandatory quarantine

Travelers coming from New Mexico, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio will have to quarantine for two weeks when they arrive in the New York tri-state area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. They join a growing list that now totals 22 states from which travelers must self-quarantine when they arrive in New York, New Jersey or Connecticut or else face local penalties. The quarantine mandate came as new cases surge elsewhere in the U.S., including hotspots like Florida, Texas, Arizona and California. Delaware, which was briefly subject to the quarantine order, was taken off the list on Tuesday, Cuomo said.  “Rising cases around the country continue to threaten our progress,” Cuomo said in a news statement on Tuesday. The number of positive cases in New York state ...

Parent company of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger streamlines operations due to pandemic

PVH Corp. PVH, +2.46%, the parent company of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and Heritage Brands, on Tuesday said it plans to streamline its North American operations because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those plans include exiting 162 outlet stores for Heritage Brands Retail and shaving its North American office workforce by 450 jobs, or 12%. The reductions are across all three brand businesses and corporate functions, which should result in annual cost savings of about $80 million. The Heritage Brands Retail stores are expected to operate through mid-2021. Shares of PVH are down 56% this year, while the broader S&P 500 index SPX, +1.34% is down 1%.

I tried Omaha Steaks, and I found the selection and quality to be better than what most supermarkets offer

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Omaha Steaks Online food company Omaha Steaks has been in business since 1917 and ships out more than 4 million orders annually.It sells meat and other foods for as little as $39.99 per bundle, and Omaha Steaks also offers bulk packages to help you stock up and decrease trips to the grocery store. Every cut of meat ships in its own vacuum-sealed package and comes with precise, easy-to-follow cooking instructions.See more: Where to buy meat onlineYou've heard of Omaha Steaks. It's the mail order meat company that sent your boss some filet mignon as a thank you from his boss. Or maybe...

Moderna stock surges 17% on coronavirus vaccine trial news

Moderna Inc. stock skyrocketed in the extended session Tuesday after the biotech company said its coronavirus vaccine candidate produced a “robust” immune-system response in a larger group of people and the study will move to a decisive clinical trial in July. Results published in The New England Journal of Medicine showed that a two-dose vaccination schedule induced the desired immune response in all 45 people evaluated, a larger group than in the preliminary data Moderna MRNA, +4.54% released in May, and was generally safe and well-tolerated, the company said. Shares of Moderna ended the regular trading day up 4.5%. The company is a front-runner among several developing experimental COVID-19 vaccines. The results “reaffirm the pos...

4 Top Stock Trades for Wednesday: JPM, DAL, FAST, INO

Stocks started off under pressure on Tuesday, but found their footing as earnings season gets underway. With that in mind, let's look at a few top stock trades for Wednesday. Top Stock Trades for Tomorrow No. 1: JPMorgan (JPM) For both JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL), a little more post-earnings movement would have been nice. At least, from a trading perspective. JPMorgan kicked off earnings seasons with a top- and bottom-line beat. However, the stock is not moving all that much. On the plus side, though, it's not going down (and that price action may be an even larger positive for Delta). Sticking with one of, if not the best bank in the sector, this name is giving us a tight two-day pre- and post-earnings range. That is very unusual in any stock. Belo...

FSOC to evaluate risks posed by the secondary mortgage market

The Financial Stability Oversight Council said Tuesday that it will begin a review of the secondary mortgage market. The evaluation will determine what risks activities in the secondary mortgage market pose to the stability of the broader financial system. Regulators will also work to see what approaches best mitigate those risks. The announcement received the support of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates mortgage giants Fannie Mae FNMA, -0.46% and Freddie Mac FMCC, +0.46%. "As demonstrated by the 2008 financial crisis and again by COVID-19, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must be well capitalized in order to support the mortgage market during a stressed environment," FHFA Director Mark Calabria said in response to th...

The Latest: Navajo Nation reports 47 new cases, no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has reported 47 new cases of the coronavirus and no additional deaths. The latest positive cases of COVID-19 on the sprawling reservation bring the total number to 8,290. The death toll remains at 401 people. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said Tuesday that while data is improving, residents need to be mindful that many towns and cities near the reservation have seen significant increases in new COVID-19 cases. He says he’s cautiously optimistic the recent July 4th weekend will not result in a spike of cases. The reservation includes parts of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. ___ HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK: — France aims to open schools by new academic year — South Africa exceeds UK in number of confirmed coronavi...

The Latest: 30 Mississippi legislators positive for virus

A construction worker rides a scooter past a mural by Hiero Veiga of billionaire businessman Moishe Mana, left, and City of Miami Mayor Francis X. Suarez wearing masks Monday, July 13, 2020, in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. Florida's rapidly increasing number of coronavirus cases is turning Miami into the "epicenter of the pandemic," a top doctor warned Monday, while an epidemiologist called the region's situation "extremely grave." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis puts on his mask as he leaves a news conference at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Monday, July 13, 2020, in Miami. DeSantis acknowledged Monday that the new coronavirus is spreading and urged people to take precautions such as wearing masks in public places, social distancing and avoiding crowds. (AP Photo/...