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Facebook is readying a competing service to Zoom, Microsoft Teams

Facebook Inc. on Friday said it is launching a new video chat feature that appears to be a rival to Zoom Video Communications Inc. and Microsoft Corp.'s Teams service. Called Messenger Rooms, it looks and functions like Zoom, but it lets more people - up to 50 - join at once for free. The new Facebook service comes days after company Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook would not hold meetings of more than 50 people until June 2021. Facebook also announced that WhatsApp video calls can now host up to eight people instead of four.

A former Fed official says the U.S. central bank should do the formerly unthinkable: take interest rate below 0%

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Hershey says shoppers are buying fewer snacks and sweets as unemployment soars

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Is canned beer better than bottled? After 100-plus years, Anchor Steam is available in 12-ounce cans for the first time

Anchor Steam’s canned version is ‘an enjoyable brew that’s mildly hoppy and has a pleasing caramel-like sweetness.’

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30 yr fixed Jumbo 3.69%
30 yr fixed 3.56%
15 yr fixed 3.13%
10 yr fixed 3.29%
30 yr fixed refi 3.62%
15 yr fixed refi 3.19%
5/1 ARM 3.42%
5/1 ARM refi 3.46%
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2 yr CD 0.68%
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