US defeats Netherlands to win record 4th Women’s World Cup

US defeats Netherlands to win record 4th Women’s World Cup

USA players raise the trophy after the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 7, 2019 in Lyon, France. David Aliaga/MB Media | Getty Images Sport | Getty Images The United States won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in…

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ is now just $15 million shy of ‘Avatar’ record

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is now just $15 million shy of ‘Avatar’ record

An Avengers fan holds tickets at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood to attend the opening screening of “Avengers: Endgame” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 25, 2019. Mike Blake | Reuters Disney‘s “Avengers: Endgame” is now just $15 million shy of the record for highest-grossing film of all time. At the end of the July 4 holiday weekend and after 73 days in the theaters, “Endgame” has hauled in $2.772 billion globally, just short…

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ fetches $580 million in first 10 days in theaters

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ fetches $580 million in first 10 days in theaters

Tom Holland reprises his role as Peter Parker / Spider-Man in Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home.” Sony “Spider-Man: Far From Home”  has hauled in nearly $600 million worldwide at the box office during its first 10 days in theaters. The second Spider-Man film starring Tom Holland opened in the U.S. on Tuesday and will take in an estimated $185 million domestically through Sunday. This is the best six-day record for Sony, who produced the film…

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Deutsche Bank will exit global equities business and slash 18,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul

Deutsche Bank will exit global equities business and slash 18,000 jobs in sweeping overhaul

Deutsche Bank headquarters Photo by Hannelore Foerster Deutsche Bank announced Sunday that it will pull out of global equities sales and trading, scale back investment banking and slash thousands of jobs as part of a sweeping restructuring plan to improve profitability. Deutsche will also slash 18,000 jobs for a global headcount of around 74,000 employees by 2022. The bank aims to reduce costs by 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to 17 billion euros in the…

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6 summertime uses for this tax-favored savings account

6 summertime uses for this tax-favored savings account

aldomurillo | E+ | Getty Images Before you head to the beach, use this tax-advantaged account to stock up on summer necessities. Flexible spending accounts allow workers to sock away cash on a pretax basis into a savings account. You can take tax-free distributions from your FSA as long as the money goes toward qualified medical expenses. Last year, about 3 out of 4 large employers offered their workers a medical FSA to help offset…

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How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees

Cars make their way to a toll plaza on the New Jersey Turnpike in Jersey City, New Jersey. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images If you are a fearless flier but break out into a cold sweat at the airport car rental counter, you’re not alone. Prepaid gas plans, unnecessary or duplicate insurance coverage and post-rental charges for imaginary scratches are just some of the many ways car rental companies can trip up…

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How Vanguard could shake up the private equity market

How Vanguard could shake up the private equity market

The logo for the Vanguard Group is shown on correspondence in Zelienople, Pa. Keith Srakocic | AP Vanguard, the non-profit financial giant that single-handedly revolutionized the investment management world, reportedly wants to join the private equity party train. Is this another market that it intends to overhaul by passively managing and micro-pricing index fund offerings to the masses, or is Vanguard worried about missing a possibly overheated market that its clients find sexier than public…

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Women’s World Cup final between the US and Netherlands—here’s how much money is on the line

Women’s World Cup final between the US and Netherlands—here’s how much money is on the line

Today, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) is set to compete against Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup final. This World Cup, 24 teams competed in France for their share of $30 million in prize money from FIFA — which is just 7.5% of the Men’s World Cup prize of $400 million in 2018. The team that wins the World Cup on Sunday will split $4 million of these funds, but there’s…

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Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups

Bojan Fatur | E+ | Getty Images Within weeks of giving birth, first-time mother Kyra Davis realized she was producing more milk than her baby needed. So she began storing it in her fridge and freezer at her San Francisco home. Davis had heard about the well-documented shortages at donor banks across the country. The problem is particularly acute for parents of sick or premature infants, who may not be able to digest formula as…

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Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested in New York on sex trafficking charges

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested in New York on sex trafficking charges

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 2004. Epstein is connected with several prominent people including politicians, actors and academics. Rick Friedman | Corbis News | Getty Images Wealthy financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was arrested Saturday in New York on new sex-trafficking charges involving allegations that date to the early 2000s, according to law enforcement officials. Epstein, a wealthy hedge fund manager who once counted as friends former President Bill Clinton, Great…

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