7:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020
- By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s a grim cut off’: Washington abandoned a stimulus deal, so much of America’s temporary financial safety net will expire The help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soonThe help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soon.
5:11 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020
- By Katie Marriner
Trump raised 5 times as much money from America’s top CEOs as Biden Thirty S&P 500 CEOs vote for Biden with their wallet, though they don’t contribute as much as Trump’s 15 doAs the Nov. 3 election sparks record spending, here’s how the CEOs of S&P 500 companies are helping to fund the war chests of President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden, while also contributing to other Republican and Democratic politicians.
9:12 p.m. Sept. 29, 2020
- By Quentin Fottrell
Can Trump write off $70K in haircuts? IRS allows tax deductions for highly unusual expenses — including fertility treatment, vasectomies and rehab The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation’The agency has guidelines on expenses that aim to ‘increase your personal prestige or establish your professional reputation.’
1:16 p.m. Sept. 16, 2020
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Stocks end mostly lower after Fed holds interest rates steady near zero, but underscores risks to economic recovery Powell says economic scars of unemployment, foreclosures and evictions a risk without additional fiscal stimulus from CongressU.S. benchmark stock index closed mostly lower Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve said it would likely hold interest rates near zero until at least 2023 given the outlook for inflation and employment in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but also indicated risks to the economy remain.
12:32 p.m. Sept. 15, 2020
- By Sunny Oh
Dow erases early climb, S&P 500 notches third straight gain as tech stocks extend rebound from last week’s rout Federal Reserve begins 2-day policy meetingU.S. stocks finishes mostly higher on Tuesday as the blue-chip Dow shed early gains ahead of a policy update by the Federal Reserve
4:27 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020
- By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Seeking a retirement ‘utopia’ Also, Joe Biden’s 401(k) plan, plus investing in electric cars — beyond TeslaAlso, Joe Biden’s 401(k) plan, plus investing in electric cars — beyond Tesla
3:02 a.m. Sept. 8, 2020
- Associated Press
What Biden, Trump, Barr get wrong about the coronavirus, protests, light bulbs, and voting both by mail and in person Associated Press engages in fact checksIn a week filled with fabrication, half-truths and misrepresentation, he also wrongly took full credit for veterans improvements that were underway before he took office.
12:49 p.m. Aug. 31, 2020
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow, S&P 500 end lower, but book best August in 36 years. Nasdaq clinches another record Amazon wins FAA approval for drone deliveryU.S. stocks closed mostly lower on Monday, except for the record-setting Nasdaq Composite, as Wall Street closed out a historically strong August.
6:29 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Republican senator calls Trump’s stimulus executive order ‘unconstitutional slop’ As top Democrats Pelosi and Schumer urge congressional Republicans to return to the negotiating table, Trump engages in an intraparty war of words with Nebraska’s Ben SassePresident Donald Trump’s executive order and memorandum to stimulate the economy “is unconstitutional slop,” said Se. Benn Sasse of Nebraska.
11:41 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020
- By Erin El Issa
Women and credit: In the 1970s, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act became law— a key step in financial freedom for women The law barred shady credit practices including lender discrimination based on race, sex, age, nationality or marital status.This series examines the financial progress made by women in the U.S. since the Equal Credit Opportunity Act was passed in 1974.
8:32 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020
- By Callum Keown
Here’s what history says happens to U.S. stocks in a close election race and in a predictable oneU.S. stocks edged slightly higher early on Tuesday after Monday’s rally, despite U.S.-China tensions rising over TikTok
3:11 a.m. July 14, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
S&P 500 earnings set to plunge as the coronavirus batters all sectors — with Wall Street counting on a bounce that may not come Earnings are expected to improve, but by less than the stock market suggests — meanwhile, the November election loomsThe one certainty about the outlook for companies in a COVID-19 world is that second-quarter earnings will be very bad, the worst in over 10 years.
1:01 p.m. July 9, 2020
- Associated Press
Berman says Barr ‘repeatedly urged’ him to resign as top SDNY prosecutor Since-ousted U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman says he met with the attorney general in a hastily arranged meeting at a Manhattan hotel last month, telling Barr that ‘while I did not want to get fired, I would not resign’The since-ousted U.S. Attorney Geoffrey Berman says he met with the attorney general, William Barr, in a hastily arranged 45-minute meeting at a Manhattan hotel last month.
4:18 a.m. May 21, 2020
- Associated Press
Senate Republicans in no rush to take up further coronavirus aid as chamber heads toward recess Thursday One GOP senator, Cory Gardner, facing a difficult re-election battle in November, vowed to try to prevent the Senate from recessing Thursday unless it votes on more aid to states and citiesOne Republican, Cory Gardner, facing a difficult re-election battle in November, vowed to try to prevent the Senate from recessing Thursday unless it votes on more aid to states and cities
9:44 a.m. May 5, 2020
- By Jonathan Nicholson
Treasury to announce steps Wednesday to borrow trillions for coronavirus relief, highlighting the country’s precarious fiscal position The cost of not tackling debt during good economic times must now be paidThe Treasury Department on Wednesday will lay out initial plans on how it will borrow trillions of dollars to pay for coronavirus relief as the country’s precarious fiscal position