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Mountain-biker fighting for life after Hawke’s Bay crash
A male in his 40s is in intensive care following a mountain bike crash on a trail near Eskdale.
A Hawke’s Bay District Health Board spokeswoman said the injured biker remains in a critical condition.
The man was transported to Hawke’s Bay Hospital via rescue helicopter on Wednesday evening.
A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said it was notified of the incident at the Eskdale Trail at 5.50pm.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Rite Aid, RH & more
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Wednesday:
KB Home – Shares of the homebuilding company slid 3% after the company reported mixed fiscal first-quarter results. KB home reported earnings per share of $1.02 on revenue of $1.14 billion. Analysts polled by Refinitiv expected earnings per share of 92 cents on revenue of $1.21 billion.
RH – The furniture retailer's stock popped 8% after the company posted fourth-quarter results that topped analyst expectations. RH posted earnings per share of $5.07 on revenue of $813 million. Analysts surveyed by Refinitiv predicted earnings per share of $4.76 on revenue of $798 million.
Rite Aid – Rite Aid shares plunged 16% on the news that the company cut its fiscal 2021 EBITDA. The company expects full-year EBITDA to range between $425 million and $435 million. That's down from a previous guidance of $490 million to $520 million. Rite Aid added that a weak flu season hurt its same-store sales for the previous quarter.
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Suze Orman has never had a joint bank account with her partner of 20 years. Here’s how she says couples should split their finances
Couples share a lot with their partners.
But they should not share bank accounts, according to Suze Orman, host of the "Women & Money" podcast.
Having joint bank accounts can lead to power imbalances and a loss of autonomy, Orman said.
The bestselling author and her partner, K.T., short for Kathy Travis, have been together for around 20 years, and have never opened a joint bank account.
Orman recommends using a simple equation to determine how much money each person will contribute to household expenses. Check out this video learn how to split finances in a way that will be fair to both partners.
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