‘Practically stealing’: Jefferies mapped out dozens of cheap stocks worth owning in a coronavirus-stricken market. Here are 10 of their top picks.

Equity analysts at Jefferies have compiled a list of stocks across sectors they deem attractive during this period of severe market volatility, as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. They included companies that “held up well in the last downturn, businesses that are well differentiated vs. peers and stocks that have both yield and the cash-flow to support their dividend.” For instance, analysts recommended Planet Fitness. Shares have plunged 45% from recent highs, though the business benefits from predictable revenue streams and consumers’ focus on health and wellness. Visit BI Prime for more investing stories. The Federal Reserve’s emergency interest-rate cut and unprecedented easing measures did little to slow selling that’s rocked… Read More

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We compared two of the most popular baking steels to see which is worth your money, and we found the Dough-Joe Samurai is slightly better

Steel baking sheets have earned a cult following among discerning home pizzamakers thanks to their ultra-conductive properties that cook pizzas quickly and produce crispy crunchy crusts. The Original Baking Steel is credited as the first commercially-available pizza steel with its Kickstarter launch in 2012, and it continues to be one of the most popular options. Dough-Joe followed soon after with The Samurai, which hit Amazon in 2014, and has attracted a following among home pizza makers. After testing both, I prefer the Dough-Joe because it’s large enough to fit pizzas up to 15 inches in diameter, has a hole in the corner for hanging, and is more affordable. However, the… Read More

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This durable dog bed made from recycled bottles is tough yet comfortable — it’s the only one that’s survived my destructive dog

My dog has a tendency to chew through everything we own, including his own beds. I’d pretty much given up on having a dog bed for any length of time. I’ve tested a lot of pet beds over the years — classic donut style, memory foam, low-fill, high-fill — you name it. This new Orvis dog bed is not only incredibly durable, but my dog sleeps on it without hesitation. The Orvis Softshell Bed is a bit on the pricey side ($89 to $149) but like other Orvis products, it’s made of high-quality, field-tested materials. On top of that, the bed’s filling is made from approximately 153 recycled bottles. My… Read More

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‘Try getting it yourselves’: Trump told governors they’re responsible for getting their own medical equipment to treat coronavirus patients

President Donald Trump told a group of governors on Monday that they’re responsible for getting the vital medical equipment needed to treat coronavirus patients in their states. “Respirators, ventilators, all of the equipment — try getting it yourselves,” Trump told the governors during a phone call, The New York Times reported. “We will be backing you, but try getting it yourselves. Points of sales, much better, much more direct if you can get it yourself.” The Times reported that Trump’s directive took some of the governors by surprise given that states are already working overtime to contain the spread of the virus and are hoping for more federal aid. The… Read More

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How to book an Airbnb on a computer or mobile device in 4 simple steps

You can easily book an Airbnb from a vast number of available listings on the site. Before you start looking for rentals, take time to thoroughly complete your own profile as a detailed profile will expedite the confirmation process from a host. Before you finalize on your Airbnb booking, make sure to read the host’s reviews and look for any extra charges that may associate with the reservation. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Whether you are using the mobile Airbnb app or the company’s website via computer, the process of booking an Airbnb is blissfully simple, especially compared to the often-laborious work of booking a hotel online or… Read More

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The best thing to do with your investments if the stock market drop has decimated your retirement savings

The coronavirus continues wreaking havoc on global markets and many investors are feeling nervous as their retirement savings seemingly disappear. If you’re feeling panicky, experts have some advice: Don’t do anything. Leave your retirement savings alone and continue contributing as you normally would. Time is on your side and things will balance out in the long run. Talk to a financial planner about your retirement strategy. SmartAsset’s free tool can help you connect with a qualified professional » With the spread of the coronavirus wreaking havoc on global markets, many investors have been left feeling powerless as stocks continue to slide. Those who have watched their retirement accounts dwindle by… Read More

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