An Michelin-star chef on lockdown in Italy is streaming his family’s nightly dinners on Instagram

Italian Michelin-star chef Massimo Bottura has started streaming his family dinners on Instagram while his country is on lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic. The series, called “Kitchen Quarantine,” shows Bottura and his family cooking dinner with common household ingredients. Bottura is one of countless chefs worldwide whose restaurants have closed amid the coronavirus outbreak. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered restaurants left and right — and the top-ranked restaurant in the world was no exception. But amid weeks of self-isolation in Modena, Italy, Michelin-star chef Massimo Bottura has found a new way to delight his fans: by streaming his family meals… Read More

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‘Shareholders come last’: Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban says CEOs should prioritize employees and their families in coronavirus crisis

Mark Cuban told Just Capital in an interview that shareholders should come last amid the coronavirus pandemic and employees and their families should come first. “If you’re a great company, your shareholders will understand and will expand their P/E out of respect, because they’re all dealing with the same circumstances,” he said. “If you get branded as a company that acted in bad faith, laid off all your employees, or really cut back and you took a bonus or whatever, you’re going to get crushed and your brand is going to go straight into the toilet,” said Cuban. on Business Insider. Mark Cuban, the billionaire entrepreneur, Shark Tank investor, and… Read More

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2 experts share advice for safely shopping for groceries during the coronavirus pandemic

Grocery stores are still open, but that doesn’t mean you should shop as normal. Business Insider spoke to two experts to find out what precautions shoppers should take amid the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Eric Cioe-Peña is the director of global health at Northwell Health and an assistant professor at Hofstra University’s Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine, while Dr. Jaimie Meyer is an assistant professor of medicine and assistant clinical professor of nursing at Yale School of Medicine. Both experts emphasized maintaining a six-foot distance from other shoppers, wiping down high-touch surfaces like shopping cart handles, and washing hands after handling groceries. While Meyer said that wiping down groceries… Read More

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Here are the 19 US states that are in the best fiscal position for a recession

The novel coronavirus has caused many businesses to shutter, several cities to be placed on lockdown, and a record-shattering number of Americans to file for unemployment. Business Insider looked into which states are most prepared for a possible recession, which seems increasingly likely amid the chaos surrounding the pandemic. We used state government data from the US Census to rank the states’ fiscal positions based on their government debt and holdings of liquid assets. Alaska, Wyoming, and North Dakota were at the top of our list. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It seems a recession is drawing near due to the novel coronavirus and the drastic measures taken… Read More

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Cuomo pushed back on Trump’s suggestion to quarantine the entire tri-state area of New York: ‘I don’t know how that could be legally enforceable’

New York Gov. Cuomo said on Saturday he has not yet spoken to Trump regarding the president’s suggestion to quarantine New York and the surrounding area to curb the spread of the coronavirus. “I don’t know how that could be legally enforceable,” Cuomo said. Cuomo said the state will designate certain hospitals as “COVID-only” to keep patients separate. New York’s presidential primary will be moved to June 3 from April 28. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that he hadn’t spoken to President Trump regarding the president’s idea to quarantine the entire New York region to curb the spread of the… Read More

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Stocks were so volatile this week some analysts have started pulling their S&P 500 targets

Wall Street analysts at Oppenheimer this week abandoned its S&P 500 target amid market volatility due to the coronavirus pandemic this week. “In such an environment the risk and the extent of damage will vary greatly within segments of the economy and sectors of the markets causing us to suspend our target at this time,” John Stoltzfus, chief investment strategist of Oppenheimer Asset Management, wrote in a March 23 note Analysts at Canaccord Genuity and BMO also pulled S&P 500 targets, CNBC reported Saturday. on Business Insider. The stock market had yet another rollercoaster week fueled by the coronavirus pandemic. Amid increased market volatility, some Wall Street analysts have started… Read More

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