World 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

14:52  25 november  2020
14:52  25 november  2020 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

Justin Bieber to perform at 2020 American Music Awards

  Justin Bieber to perform at 2020 American Music Awards Justin Bieber is the latest artist confirmed to perform at next week's American Music Awards on November 22.The 26-year-old pop star - who will return to the AMAs stage for the first time in four years - is the latest artist added to the star-studded line-up for the ceremony on November 22.

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Here is what you need to know . Of course, retirement security was on some legislators’ minds before the election. The Ways and Means Committee introduced bipartisan legislation last month called the Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020, which builds upon the Secure Act passed in December.

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Here's what you need to know before markets open.

1. US futures point higher after Dow broke 30,000. See what markets are doing after a record-breaking day on Wall Street.

2. Tesla's market cap could soon overtake Berkshire Hathaway's. Here's why the shrinking gap is astounding.

3. US tech firms could compensate gig workers in stock. Companies like Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash could offer independent contractors up to 15% of their compensation in equity under a new proposal.

Androgynous style icons: Past and present

  Androgynous style icons: Past and present The lines once sternly drawn between genders are dissipating faster than ever, and the ambiguity that arises from bending and melding wardrobes has become something to aspire to in the world of fashion, and beyond. But there are certain bold icons who took, and continue to take, great leaps towards this idyllic fashion future where anyone can wear whatever they like without anyone else batting an eye. Harry Styles recently became Vogue's first-ever solo male cover star, and did so while wearing a Gucci dress, though US rightwingers certainly had more to say than simply batting an eye. Styles is embracing the gender fluid, non-binary style becoming popular among younger generations, but both he and Gen Z have numerous other trailblazers before them to thank. Click through to see the stars who helped kick off the movement, and the ones who picked up the baton.

Here is what you need to know . The global stock market sell-off resumes as Saudi sanction fears push oil higher. Shares of General Electric Co. surged to the highest price seen in four months before pulling back, as Wall Street has gotten a little more optimistic on the outlook ahead of the industrial

Here is what you need to know . US markets are set to open lower. Earnings reporting picks up a bit. UnitedHealth and Morgan Stanley report ahead of the opening bell while CSX and United Continental release their quarterly results after markets close.

4. European banks can restart dividend payments next year if they show resiliency. A long-lasting ban on paying dividends may not even be legal, a senior ECB official said.

5. Byron Wien says the stock market may be getting ahead of itself. But the billionaire investor said the economy will expand for the next several years and this will help long-term investors realise gains.

6. US home prices gained a record 3.1% in the third quarter as historically low mortgage rates drove outsized demand.

7. On the data docket. MBA mortgage applications, continuing jobless claims, and the Federal Open Market Committee minutes are due.

8. A checklist for investing in the most promising SPACs. David Goldsmith of Baron Funds names 3 of the booming 'blank-check companies' he finds attractive now.

9. Morgan Stanley says beaten-down aerospace stocks offer attractive upside. The firm recently identified 4 picks poised to surge more than 20% in 2021.

10. Morningstar's top stock-pickers share their favourites. 10 high-conviction stock selections, according to data exclusively crunched by the firm.

Alexandra Burke releases new song featuring late mum Melissa Bell .
During Wednesday's edition of The One Show, the musician, 32, revealed she's dropped a new version of Silent Night featuring her late mother Melissa Bell. During Wednesday's edition of The One Show, the musician, 32, reflected on recording the rendition with the Soul II Soul star seven years ago, which she decided to release 'at the last-minute'.The singer admitted she hopes her parent would be 'proud' of her latest track, three years after she died at the age of just 53 following a long battle with kidney failure.

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