It’s too early to be speculating in the cruise stocks

CNBC’s Jim Cramer advised investors Tuesday to hold off on buying shares of cruise line operators, citing the continued uncertainty during the coronavirus pandemic.

“It’s still too soon to speculate in the cruise stocks. Their domestic ships won’t start sailing again until December at the earliest, and I think there’s a good chance that gets postponed again,” the “Mad Money” host said.

“If you really want cruise exposure, I say be patient, because days like today make me think you’ll get better buying opportunities,” added Cramer, following a Tuesday trading session in which the three major operators all saw their stocks get hammered.

Driving the sell-off was news that Royal Caribbean was raising fresh capital, Cramer said. The company announced it was issuing $500 million worth of stock in a secondary offering and $500 million in senior convertible notes.

Royal Caribbean’s stock in turn fell 13.2% during Tuesday’s session, closing

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Chicago Adds Indiana To Coronavirus Travel Quarantine List

CHICAGO — Public health officials Tuesday added Indiana and three other states to the list of coronavirus hotspots on the city’s emergency travel quarantine list.

The travel restriction requirements for folks traveling to and from Indiana, North Carolina, Rhode Island and New Mexico take effect Friday.

Chicago public health commissioner Allison Arwady on Tuesday acknowledged the “obviously” significant addition if Indiana’s addition to the travel quarantine list. She stressed that the mandatory 14-day quarantine applies to anyone traveling between Indiana and Chicago for non-work purposes. Students, regular commuters, essential workers and folks traveling for medical care and parental custody are exempt from the order.

“Indiana has a poorly contained outbreak,” Arwady said Tuesday. She urged Chicagoans to avoid traveling to Indiana and Wisconsin since both states have “poorly contained” coronavirus outbreaks.

The quarantine mandate currently applies to the following locales: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi,

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Best Amazon Prime Day 2020 luggage and suitcase deals

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While Amazon Prime Day 2020 may be best known for excellent tech and kitchen savings, more than just laptops and coffee makers are on sale right now. The deals also include favorite luggage brands like Samsonite and Victorinox. 

Everything from suitcase sets and travel backpacks to underseat bags for organizing business essentials is currently discounted, including suitcases we tested and found to be the best carry-ons you can buy. 

With COVID-19 continuing to disrupt many travel plans, buying new luggage may not be top of mind. But consider that even for short weekend trips you’ll need a reliable bag. Not to mention that the best travel gear is built to last and can be used for years to come. 

Here are the best Prime Day 2020 luggage and travel deals:

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Transfer news: West Ham and Leeds among teams who could complete deals by Friday | Football | Sport

More than £1billion has already been spent by top-flight clubs this summer. There are, however, still a number of teams in the market for new additions before the domestic window closes. And here are five Championship players who could make the move to a Premier League side before Friday’s deadline.

Said Benrahma (Brentford)

Few shone as brightly as Benrahma in the Championship last term, with the Algerian scoring 17 and assisting nine in 48 appearances for Brentford. 

Ultimately, the Bees fell just short of clinching promotion to the Premier League, losing the play-off final to Fulham, but that hasn’t stopped Benrahma from being linked to top flight clubs this summer.

Most recently, West Ham have taken an interest in the 25-year-old, tabling an offer worth an initial £25 million plus £5 million in add-ons for Benrahma. 

The deal has, however, run into complications (per the Guardian), meaning this transfer

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Black Travel Summit hosts weekend webinar to talk travel

Traveling with kids, taking care of your mental health on the road, traveling while Black — these are some of the topics an upcoming webinar hosted by the Miami-based Black Travel Summit will highlight this weekend.

The two-day virtual event will bring together 26 speakers from around the globe, including content creators and a director for the Seychelles Tourism Board. The event runs from Oct. 17-18 and is sponsored in part by the Hyatt Hotels Corporation.

“This is a celebration of people of color in the travel space,” said Anita François, founder of the Black Travel Summit. “We’re trying to create a connection between us and the travel industry by fostering collaboration with influencers and encouraging partnerships.”

Attendees can register online at blacktravelsummit.com. General admission is free, but up to 500 VIP tickets ranging from $20 to $70 include vendor discounts and a lifetime membership to the Black Travel Summit.

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You Can Spend Thanksgiving Privately At These Hotels

Going out for Thanksgiving is always a popular option rather than having one family member take on the responsibility of putting on the dinner. A weekend at a hotel or resort is also popular right now given the months spent in quarantine by many families without a break. So it’s not surprising that hotels have come forward with options to spend Thanksgiving together but away from other guests.

Inn at Perry Cabin, located on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in the extremely quaint town of St. Michaels, converted its greenhouses, now known simply as the Houses, into glassed in dining units set to be open

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$100 off a 13-inch MacBook Air and more

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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is here (tomorrow)! ‘Tis the season to find the best deals on TVs, electronics, toys, household items, car accessories, clothing, and well, everything really. And since there are too many deals to keep track of, we’ll be doing it for you. 

This post will be updated every half-hour throughout both days of Prime Day (October 13-14). Bookmark this page so you don’t miss out on the best Prime Day 2020 deals for you, your household, and your entire Holiday shopping list. Keep in mind, many of these deals are very limited time, so prices may change.

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Book questions how 2 Africans businessmen died in Springfield hotel

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Two South African men, on a trip to ride motorcycles along historic Route 66, were found dead in 2015 in separate rooms at a Springfield hotel.

How they died was not immediately apparent.

But six weeks later, the Springfield Police Department announced the mystery had been solved after testing from the CDC: the two men — Gerrit Strydom, 45, and James Bethel, 44 — died from cerebral malaria.

It seemed the two men must have been bitten by infected mosquitoes during a fishing trip back in Africa, fallen ill and died after traveling to Springfield.

Case closed. Or at least, that’s how it appeared. 

A photo illustration of a mosquito. (Photo: CDC / GETTY)

But when the News-Leader requested the full investigative report in the case last month, the response from a police department spokeswoman was that the case is still considered open five years later — and the

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Royal Caribbean, AMC fall; Ethan Allen, Walt Disney rise

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday: Royal Caribbean, AMC fall; Ethan Allen, Walt Disney rise

NEW YORK — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Tuesday:

The Walt Disney Co., up $3.99 to $128.96.

The owner of ABC, ESPN and Pixar is reorganizing its media and entertainment assets into three divisions.

Williams-Sonoma Inc., up $6.06 to $105.76.

The home furnishings and kitchen gadget retailer raised its quarterly dividend by 10%.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc., up $2.06 to $17.69.

The home furnishings company gave investors a surprisingly good fiscal first-quarter financial update.

BlackRock Inc., up $24.07 to $638.96.

The investment firm beat Wall Street’s fiscal third-quarter profit forecasts.

Americold Realty Trust, down 59 cents to $38.54.

The owner of refrigeration warehouses is buying Agro Merchants Group for $1.74 billion.

Royal Caribbean Group, down $9.22 to $60.61.

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