Economy

Brazil Approves Emergency Use of First Covid Vaccines

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil granted approval for the emergency use of AstraZeneca Plc and Sinovac Biotech Ltd vaccines against Covid-19, allowing the country to kick-start deploying shots as the...
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After inauguration, Biden to waste no time boosting vaccinations and economy while undoing Trump legacy

2 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Biden will end Trump's immigration restrictions from Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris climate accord and mandate mask-wearing as much as possible, according to his...
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What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement What happened last week? As Washington last week readied for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the incoming president announced a massive...
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One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus...
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GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 25 stocks best-positioned to juice profits in 2021 as stimulus and vaccine progress spur economic growth

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 25 stocks best-positioned to juice profits in 2021 as stimulus and vaccine progress spur economic growth

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement One of the most important questions for investors in 2021 is how to bet on the ongoing economy recovery - even if its course looks uncertain right now...
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Coronavirus to push Hong Kong's jobless rate beyond 16-year peak

Coronavirus to push Hong Kong's jobless rate beyond 16-year peak

9 hours ago   |   RT

The economy of the leading Chinese and global financial center, Hong Kong, is still reeling from the pandemic, and its unemployment rate could a reach a new multi-year high...
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Biden Team Unveil 10-Day Timetable to 'Reverse' Trump Admin's 'Gravest Damages'

10 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Biden will take "decisive" action to address four crises-COVID-19, the economy, climate change and racial inequity-in his first 10 days in office, incoming chief of staff Ron...
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Jobs picture to brighten as vaccines do their work

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It's a bold forecast that some say borders on fantasy: Wall Street banks and Federal Reserve officials see powerful employment gains over the next three years that evade the...
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Protests erupt in Tunisian cities amid anger over poor economy

12 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Witnesses in Sousse say security forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of angry protesters blocking roads.
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Housing may again be behind the 2008-ball

Housing may again be behind the 2008-ball

18 hours ago   |   New York Post

We seem to be living in an era of the unexpected disaster: A virus that suddenly shuts down the US economy and ends life as we know it. A banking system that is at one minute...
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Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Alexei Navalny detained on return to Moscow five months after being poisoned

Russia's leading opposition figure and his wife were returning from a five-month stay in Germany, where he recovered after being poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. Read more ...

WATCH Russian opposition figure Navalny leave plane in Moscow before being...

WATCH Russian opposition figure Navalny leave plane in Moscow before being detained

Alexey Navalny has arrived in Moscow after spending several months recuperating in Berlin. He was detained at the airport for violating probation terms. The plane carrying... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor...

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor at inauguration

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and... Read more ...

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Manuel Foggie said during this pandemic he's been blessed not to miss a meal but knows many others are struggling to keep up with bills. Read more ...

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans feel QB 'has played his last snap' for...

Deshaun Watson trade rumors: Texans feel QB 'has played his last snap' for Houston

Watson has made it abundantly clear he's not happy with the Texans. The feeling among those in the organization is that he has played his last snap in Houston. Read more ...

Guentzel's winner lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3 in shootout

Guentzel's winner lifts Penguins by Capitals 4-3 in shootout

Jake Guentzel beat Ilya Samsonov in the fourth round of a shootout and the Pittsburgh Penguins picked up their first win of the season with a 4-3 victory over Washington on Sunday. Read more ...

Bills fans donate to Lamar Jackson's favorite charity

Bills fans donate to Lamar Jackson's favorite charity

Buffalo Bills fans are stepping up after Saturday's Divisional Round game in which Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson suffered a concussion. Read more ...

Buccaneers-Saints: How to watch NFC Divisional Round game, time, weather

Buccaneers-Saints: How to watch NFC Divisional Round game, time, weather

Two of the NFL's best arms meet up in the NFC Divisional Round. The Sunday evening game between Tom Brady's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Drew Brees' New Orleans Saints marks the... Read more ...