11-foot hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

11-foot hammerhead shark washes up on Florida beach

CNN — An 11-foot hammerhead shark washed up on a beach in southern Florida, much to beachgoers’ surprise. Visitors at Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale, encountered the shark’s corpse on April 6, according to CNN affiliate WPLG. A team of scientists from the American Shark Conservancy took samples and identified the shark as a … Read more

JetBlue makes offer for Spirit in attempt to derail deal with Frontier

JetBlue makes offer for Spirit in attempt to derail deal with Frontier

new York CNN Business — JetBlue Tuesday made an unsolicited $3.6 billion offer for low-fare rival Spirit Airlines in an attempt to derail a proposed deal between Spirit and Frontier Airlines. JetBlue’s cash offer is about 33% more than the value of Frontier’s stock-and-cash offer for Spirit. Such a transaction would stop a combined Frontier … Read more

China could make a U-turn to stop its companies being kicked off Wall Street

China could make a U-turn to stop its companies being kicked off Wall Street

hong kong CNN Business — China is extending an olive branch to the United States in a bid to prevent Chinese firms from being kicked off the US stock market. The China Securities Regulatory Commission, the country’s top securities watchdog, has proposed changing a decade-old rule that forbids Chinese firms from sharing sensitive data and … Read more

New fuel economy rules will require 49 mpg average within by 2025

New fuel economy rules will require 49 mpg average within by 2025

new York CNNBudget — The Biden administration Friday rolled out final emissions rules that will require cars and trucks to have an average fuel economy of 49 miles per gallon in just a few years. The rule comes as Americans are paying record prices for gas. Friday’s reading for the national average price for a … Read more

Amazon union vote counts are underway for two warehouses

Amazon union vote counts are underway for two warehouses

CNN Business — Amazon has gone 27 years without a union in the United States. Now it’s about to find out whether workers at two warehouses have voted to unionize. Vote tallies in a union election at an Amazon warehouse in Staten Island, New York, and a do-over election at facility in Bessemer, Alabama, are … Read more

Who’s flying on Tuesday’s Blue Origin space launch?

Who's flying on Tuesday's Blue Origin space launch?

new York CNN Business — Pete Davidson was initially slated to be the next headline-grabbing name to take flight aboard the suborbital space tourism rocket developed by Jeff Bezos’ company, Blue Origin, after the commercial space-faring company launched several other famous faces on its previous flights. But the comedian abruptly dropped out of the mission … Read more

Birds are laying eggs earlier, a new study shows. Researchers blame the climate crisis

Birds are laying eggs earlier, a new study shows.  Researchers blame the climate crisis

CNN — Egg-collecting enthusiasts in the late 1880s knew the hobby was crucial for understanding the natural world, but likely never imagined that their research would help scientists more than 100 years later understand how birds are affected by the changing environment. Using a modern and a Victorian-era collection of egg samples, researchers found that … Read more

Recession risks are ‘uncomfortably high and moving higher,’ Mark Zandi says

Recession risks are 'uncomfortably high and moving higher,' Mark Zandi says

new York CNN Business — The war in Ukraine. Red-hot inflation. And rapid interest rate hikes. The economic recovery that began two years ago faces credible threats that could lead to its premature demise. The US economy has at least a one-in-three chance of sinking into a recession over the next 12 months, Moody’s Analytics … Read more

Rent jumped 17% since last year, hitting a new record

Rent jumped 17% since last year, hitting a new record

The cost of monthly rent reached a new high in February, with the typical apartment now $283 more expensive each month than it was two years ago, before the onset of the pandemic. The national median rent was $1,792 last month, up 17% from a year ago, according to a report from Realtor.com. Rent for … Read more

Premarket stocks: Risk of a US recession as high as 35%, Goldman Sachs says

Premarket stocks: Risk of a US recession as high as 35%, Goldman Sachs says

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. London CNN Business — Europe’s reliance on energy from Russia has jacked up the odds that the … Read more