‘Interview with the Vampire’ has an undying legacy. Look inside its TV rebirth

CNN – It’s been nearly half a century since “Interview with the Vampire” was published, leaving its mark on popular culture. Penned by the late Anne Rice, the book became the first of the “Vampire Chronicles,” which include 12 follow-up novels. “Interview” itself was adapted into a 1994 feature film starring Brad Pitt and Tom … Read more

5 signs the world is headed for a recession

New York CNN Business – Around the world, markets are flashing warning signs that the global economy is teetering on a cliff’s edge. The question of a recession is no longer if, but when. Over the past week, the pulse of those flashing red lights quickened as markets grappled with the reality – once speculative, … Read more

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda talks EV skepticism, ‘happy dance,’ his legacy

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda speaks during a small media roundtable on Sept. 29, 2022 in Las Vegas. Toyota LAS VEGAS – Toyota Motor CEO Akio Toyoda last week simply stated what he would like his legacy to be: “I love cars.” Just how the 66-year-old racer, car enthusiast and company scion will be remembered regarding … Read more

Spam’s popularity is on the rise again

New York CNN Business – Spam is cool. The 85-year-old canned block of meat has undergone a cultural reinvention. Hormel (HRL) has sold a record amount of Spam for seven straight years, and 2022 is on pace for another such milestone. The conglomerate behind Skippy and Jennie-O turkey says it can’t make Spam fast enough … Read more

How to protect your 401 (k) in a bear market

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on August 29, 2022. Stocks and bonds are trading in bear territory. And given current circumstances, it’s fair to assume the markets will remain volatile for awhile. Interest rates are rising quickly in the US and Europe amid government efforts to tamp … Read more

Americans are still weighed down by high inflation, though sentiment is improving

CNN Business – Americans are feeling more positive about the economy and believe inflation will settle down – but plenty of uncertainty is still swirling. The University of Michigan’s consumer sentiment index for September settled in at 58.6, down slightly from preliminary readings of 59.5, according to findings from the school’s Surveys of Consumers. That’s … Read more

‘The Fed is breaking things’ – Here’s what has Wall Street on edge as risks rise around the world

Jerome Powell, chairman of the US Federal Reserve, during a Fed Listens event in Washington, DC, US, on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images As the Federal Reserve ramps up efforts to tame inflation, sending the dollar surging and bonds and stocks into a tailspin, concern is rising that the … Read more

US bear market deepens: What that means for you | Financial Markets News

United States stocks slumped further this week as investors navigated a barrage of bad news. Central banks around the world have been scrambling to fight soaring high inflation by increasing the cost of borrowing without hurting long-term growth prospects. Adding to the uncertainty and fear are rising tensions between the West and Russia following Moscow’s … Read more

US bear market deepens: What that means for you | Financial Markets News

United States stocks slumped further this week as investors navigated a barrage of bad news. Central banks around the world have been scrambling to fight soaring high inflation by increasing the cost of borrowing without hurting long-term growth prospects. Adding to the uncertainty and fear are rising tensions between the West and Russia following Moscow’s … Read more

How to protect your 401 (k) in a bear market

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a story that originally ran on August 29, 2022. Stocks and bonds are trading in bear territory. And given current circumstances, it’s fair to assume the markets will remain volatile for awhile. Interest rates are rising quickly in the US and Europe amid government efforts to tamp … Read more