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Dow set to open higher, shrugging off recession warning sign

Dow set to open higher, shrugging off recession warning sign

The Dow and US stocks pointed to a somewhat higher open on Thursday, despite the bond market once again flashing warning lights that a recession could be coming. Investors are eagerly awaiting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech in Jackson Hole on Friday, as they search for direction about the future of US monetary policy.…MORE

10 people walk away uninjured from a small plane crash in Oroville, California

10 people walk away uninjured from a small plane crash in Oroville, California

A small jet crashed during takeoff at the Oroville Municipal Airport in California shortly before noon on Wednesday, the Federal Aviation Administration reported. All 10 people who were aboard walked away from the burning wreck uninjured, authorities said. The aircraft was a twin-engine Cessna Citation — the same model as the plane that crashed last…MORE

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her earlier songs

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her earlier songs

Taylor Swift wasn’t happy when Scooter Braun purchased the rights to her old songs and now it sounds like she has a plan to do something about it. In an interview set to air on “CBS Sunday Morning” this weekend, the superstar singer said she will re-record those earlier tunes. Back in June, Swift accused…MORE

Can anyone stop Juventus’ march to a ninth successive title?

Can anyone stop Juventus’ march to a ninth successive title?

For eight long years, Juventus has dominated Serie A without much of a challenge from those below it. This season, however, Italy’s top three coaches will lock horns in what has the potential to be one of the most exciting title races in almost a decade. Inter Milan, AC Milan and eight-time defending champion Juve…MORE

Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, a study says

Want to avoid an early death? Get moving, a study says

The medical journal BMJ published a report today that links a lower risk of early death to higher levels of physical activity at any intensity in middle-aged and older people. Previous studies have repeatedly suggested that any type of sedentary behavior, such as sitting still, is not good for your health. Being sedentary for 9.5…MORE

US manufacturing looks weak. That’s a problem

US manufacturing looks weak. That’s a problem

Happy Wednesday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Consumers are key to averting a US recession. One big reason: Weakness in manufacturing, which has been hurt by the trade war and the global economic slowdown. “If American households…MORE

Wingsuit wonder Anton ‘Squeezer’ Andersson reaches new daredevil limits

Wingsuit wonder Anton ‘Squeezer’ Andersson reaches new daredevil limits

Anton “Squeezer” Andersson, the daredevil who in 2017 became the youngest wingsuit pilot to fly through a solid target at 250km/h (155mph), has been back on the record-breaking trail. The 25-year-old, from Skövde in the south of Sweden, attempted two new record-breaking jumps in July: the longest distance wingsuit flight from a cliff, and the…MORE