Category: American Money

Why Do I Have So Many Different Credit Scores?

The credit score: a deceptively simple three-digit number that can dictate or impact your financial life in a variety of meaningful ways, from being able to rent a home or open a utility account to whether or not you are approved for a credit card or which mortgage rate you qualify for. Given their importance…

U.S. announces Cuba sanctions as Biden meets with Cuban American leaders

The Biden administration imposed new sanctions against two top Cuban officials and the Cuban National Revolutionary Police for their role in the crackdown against anti-government protesters in Cuba. The announcement came right before President Joe Biden hosted Cuban-American leaders, including Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., and Manny Diaz, chair of the Florida…

Tesla Earnings Crush Expectations: 5 Must-See Takeaways

After the bell on Monday, electric-car maker Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) reported some spectacular results. Revenue nearly doubled year over year as net income soared. Investors seemed pleased, as shares rose several percentage points during after-hours trading. Though that gain pulled back to closer to 1% later in the evening. “In the second quarter of 2021, we…

Olympic champ Biles out of team finals with apparent injury

WILL GRAVES July 27, 2021, 6:39 AM TOKYO (AP) — Reigning Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is out of the team finals after apparently suffering an injury during the vault. The 24-year-old U.S. star, considered to be the greatest gymnast of all time, huddled with a trainer after landing her vault. She then exited the…