There is ‘an Earth’ around our nearest star, scientists confirm

A planet the size of Earth has been confirmed around the closest star in our solar system, Proxima Centauri, by an international team of scientists.

The planet, called ‘Proxima b’, has a mass of 1.17 Earths and is located in the habitable zone of Proxima Centauri, which the planet orbits approximately every 11 days, according to the new paper published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

The first indications of the planet’s existence were in 2013 by Mikko Tuomi of the University of Hertfordshire from archival observation data, with continued research following in 2016. It is believed this planet could

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Why Is S&P Global (SPGI) Up 7.1% Since Last Earnings Report?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for S&P Global (SPGI). Shares have added about 7.1% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500.

Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is S&P Global due for a pullback? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let’s take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

S&P Global Surpasses Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates

S&P Global reported solid first-quarter 2020 results, wherein the

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New to RVing? Here’s what you need to know.

In the wake of a pandemic that requires social isolation, it makes sense people are more interested in RVs — it’s a roving home where you can isolate but still go on vacation. Dealerships across the country have reported a recent rise in sales of recreational vehicles, often from first-time buyers. 

For clarity’s sake: lots of things can be considered an RV, including motorhomes, trailers, vans, and campers.  

“Summer vacations are in the forefront of everyone’s thoughts right now,” Gigi Stetler, founder of The RV Advisor and RV Sales of Broward told Mashable. “People that normally travel to Europe, they’re

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Cerner (CERN) Down 3.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Rebound?

A month has gone by since the last earnings report for Cerner (CERN). Shares have lost about 3.8% in that time frame, underperforming the S&P 500.

Will the recent negative trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Cerner due for a breakout? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let’s take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

Cerner Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates, Revenues Miss

Cerner Corporation reported first-quarter 2020 adjusted earnings of 71 cents per share,

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The more than 20 identical yellow 2019 Corvettes bankrupt Hertz was selling at a steep discount are already gone

Hertz 100th Anniversary Edition Corvette Z06.
Hertz 100th Anniversary Edition Corvette Z06.

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  • Hertz listed more than 20 yellow-and-black Hertz-edition Chevrolet Corvettes for sale online in mid-May.

  • They were offered at a steep discount as Hertz prepared for bankruptcy.

  • They’ve all since disappeared from the website, presumably selling out.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Rental car giant Hertz filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late on May 22 after it was unable to reach an agreement with its biggest lenders.

It was, however, seemingly able to sell off dozens of its yellow Hertz 100th Anniversary Edition Chevrolet Corvettes. 

On May 20, Business Insider reported more

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