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AP Top Stories March 4

AP Top Stories March 4

35 minutes ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell expressed optimism about an economy rebound once the pandemic is over. Powell expects more job growth as the population is vaccinated...
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New Hampshire economy poised for strong year, officials say

New Hampshire economy poised for strong year, officials say

48 minutes ago   |   WMUR

State economic officials said Thursday there are some positive signs ahead for New Hampshire's economy, including optimism for the state's tourism industry.
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John Barros pitches Boston City Hall, small business experience in mayoral announcement

John Barros pitches Boston City Hall, small business experience in mayoral announcement

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Former city economic development chief John Barros kicked off his mayoral campaign with a pitch combining his City Hall experience and local business ties. “The experience both...
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Larry Kudlow Weighs In: The Trump Admin., The Economy & COVID-19 Stimulus

2 hours ago   |   FOX News

On the latest Hemmer Time podcast, Bill is joined by former Director of National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow to discuss his new show on FOX Business, Kudlow . Larry Kudlow...
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11 things you need to know about the COVID stimulus bill the Senate is taking up

11 things you need to know about the COVID stimulus bill the Senate is taking up

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Senate will start voting Thursday on its version of the COVID rescue package, with the aim of sending it to President Joe Biden's desk by March 14...
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Statement from NAE Executive Director Jeremy Robbins on the Reintroduction of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

4 hours ago   |   Renew our Economy

Following Reps. Zoe Lofgren and Dan Newhouse reintroducing the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, New American Economy issued the following statement: “The COVID-19 pandemic has...
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US jobless claims tick up to 745,000 as layoffs remain high

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits edged higher last week to 745,000, a sign that many employers continue to cut jobs despite a drop in...
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Why Both Sides Hate Our Rigged Economy

5 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Populist anger at our insider-driven system will not be abated unless that system is overhauled.
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Biden's Midterm Morning in America

5 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

It is no exaggeration that the odds are high that Americans will be rejoicing as COVID-19 recedes, the economy dramatically recovers, and the midterm elections come closer, the...
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Americans have saved $1.6 trillion since the pandemic began. 3 shocking facts show how big that is

Americans have saved $1.6 trillion since the pandemic began. 3 shocking facts show how big that is

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Americans are ready for a shopping spree. Coronavirus lockdowns and two stimulus packages left American consumers sitting on approximately $1.6 trillion...
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The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the...

The national debt will nearly double by 2051 if taxing and spending stay the same, CBO says

Summary List Placement The federal government's debt pile is on track to nearly double over the next three decades, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office... Read more ...

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment in Stockton

Study: Employment rose among those in free money experiment in Stockton

After getting $500 per month for two years without rules on how to spend it, 125 people in California paid off debt, got full-time jobs and had “statistically significant... Read more ...

10-year Treasury yield jumps past 1.5% as Fed chief Powell pledges 'patient'...

10-year Treasury yield jumps past 1.5% as Fed chief Powell pledges 'patient' stance on rising inflation

Summary List Placement The yield on the 10-year Treasury note reclaimed the 1.5% level on Thursday, hitting again at its highest in more than a year, after Federal Reserve... Read more ...

Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000...

Porsche launched a pair of $10,000 electric bikes to match its $91,000 Taycan Cross Turismo EV - see both

Summary List Placement Alongside Thursday's Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo EV launch, Porsche gave us two other electrified offerings: a pair of e-bikes that complement the... Read more ...

Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia...

Italy has blocked a shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for Australia as the EU fails to secure supplies

Summary List Placement Italy has blocked a shipment of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine which was bound for Australia, in the first use of emergency powers the EU introduced... Read more ...

Inside the glitzy, fractured world of Palm Beach, where Trump's Mar-a-Lago...

Inside the glitzy, fractured world of Palm Beach, where Trump's Mar-a-Lago move rankles locals but the wealthy are fighting over mansions anyway

Summary List Placement When President Donald Trump was evicted from the White House by American voters, he retreated to Mar-a-Lago, the gilded Palm Beach, Florida, club billed... Read more ...

Disney plans to close at least 60 stores across North America in 2021

Disney plans to close at least 60 stores across North America in 2021

Summary List Placement Disney plans to close 60 stores across North America by the end of 2021 to focus on e-commerce, the company announced Wednesday. The closures will affect... Read more ...

Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes...

Porsche just debuted a taller, more rugged Taycan EV with matching e-bikes - tour the $91,000 Cross Turismo

Summary List Placement The Taycan , Porsche's first EV, has been a hit so far. Riding on that popularity, Porsche introduced its much-anticipated wagon variant on... Read more ...

Coinbase's direct listing is 'an Amazon moment for crypto,' and will bring...

Coinbase's direct listing is 'an Amazon moment for crypto,' and will bring cryptocurrency further into mainstream finance, D.A. Davidson says

Summary List Placement Coinbase's upcoming direct listing will be an "Amazon moment" for cryptocurrencies, according to D.A. Davidson. The firm initiated coverage of the crypto... Read more ...

We talked to 67 Black women CEOs and executives about their time in...

We talked to 67 Black women CEOs and executives about their time in corporate America. Here are our biggest takeaways

Summary List Placement Corporate America is a notoriously hostile environment for Black women, but a growing cohort of leaders is paving the way for increased representation... Read more ...