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8:28 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
'It feels predatory': 6 million people are not eligible for a COVID-19 pause on student-debt payments --- even if they work in public serviceOne student-loan borrower is slated to pay off her debt when she’s 87, despite a career in public service.
4:16 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
The economy is heating up again and it's good news for millions of unemployed The U.S. economy is accelerating again after a coronavirus speed bump at the end of the year, but what's been missing is a big increase in hiring and people going back to work. That might be about to change.
5:03 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Lies, disinformation and conspiracy theories are increasingly being embraced as acceptable political strategy, AP investigation findsA faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that is spreading quickly through GOP ranks fueled by algorithms that boost extreme content.
2:24 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Pandemic Tested Healthcare R&D. Now the Future Looks Bright. Mass vaccinations are necessary to keep Covid-19 at bay. But there’s a lot more than just vaccines in pharma and biotech pipelines.
11:44 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Pro wrestlers, ski instructors and Zoom shrinks: If they can get the COVID vaccine, where’s mine?It’s the question on the lips — and in the rising anxieties — of millions of impatient New Yorkers who aren’t eligible yet.
6:58 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
New York City schools Chancellor Richard Carranza to leave post mid-MarchNew York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will leave his post in March as education officials work to reopen some public schools that have remained closed for most of the past year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
3:43 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
What to Make of the Bitcoin Bear Market House expected to pass stimulus bill today, retail wage wars heat up, nursing home Covid-19 cases have dropped sharply, and other news to start your day.
3:24 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
House members assail Big Tech (again), consider changes to antitrust lawThe House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held the first in a planned series of hearings to 'consider legislative proposals to address the rise and abuse of market power online and to modernize the antitrust laws.'
2:00 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Ross Stores Stock Is a Treasure Waiting to Be Found The off-price retailer has had a tough time during the pandemic, but it should soon begin to see the benefits of a reopening economy
11:25 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Ohio sues Census Bureau over delay in 2020 dataOhio on Thursday became the first state to challenge the U.S. Census Bureau's decision to push back the release of 2020 census figures so more time can be spent on fixing any inaccuracies in the data.
10:58 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Home Media
Best car insurance for Florida drivers (2021)Need to purchase car insurance in Florida? Click to see our top five picks for Florida auto insurance as well as state minimum requirements and average rates.
8:50 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Positive news on COVID vaccines weighs against concerns over new variants The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and German partner BioNTech SE has proved to be as effective in the real world as it was in clinical trials in the first major study of the two-dose regiment involving 1.2 million people in Israel.
8:24 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Senate confirms former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm as energy secretaryFormer Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm won Senate confirmation Thursday to be President Joe Biden’s energy secretary. The vote was 64-35.
6:38 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
Only 50 people are known to have contracted COVID-19 more than once — but new strains have medical experts on high alertIt’s very rare for someone to get infected with COVID-19 a second time, but the few confirmed cases of reinfection tell us that immunity to the virus isn’t guaranteed and vaccines could become a regular part of our medical care going forward.
5:19 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Republicans seek show of unified opposition to Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill Koch network reportedly mount campaign to build public opposition to Biden plan.
5:09 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
Jobless Claims Fall More Than Expected First-time jobless claims fell by 111,000 in the week ended Feb. 20 to a seasonally adjusted 730,000.
3:58 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Greg Robb
U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth raised slightly to 4.1% The U.S. economy expanded at an annual 4.1% pace in the fourth quarter instead of 4%, revised government data show.
3:13 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Meme Trade Is Back Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine on track for FDA approval by the weekend, Chinese EV makers begin to report earnings, Federal Reserve’s financial-services systems are disrupted for hours, and other news to start your day.
6:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - By Mike Murphy
San Francisco cuts off COVID vaccine doses to One Medical for vaccinating ineligible patients: reportThree counties in the San Francisco Bay Area have suspended COVID-19 deliveries to One Medical offices after the private health-care provider allowed ineligible people to cut in line for vaccines, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday.
10:30 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - Barrons.com
McKinsey Partners Vote Out Leader in Wake of Opioid Settlement, Other Crises McKinsey’s partners are expected to elect a new head in March.
5:42 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Nearly half the states are taxing companies over PPP loans that have been forgivenHow is your state treating COVID loans made to companies?
12:15 p.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Republicans hit interior secretary nominee Deb Haaland as 'left' of Biden on fossil fuels and renewablesPresident Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Interior Department faced sharp questions from Republicans Tuesday over what several called her “radical” ideas that include opposition to fracking and the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
6:49 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - By Philip van Doorn
If you want to get rich with marijuana stocks, you need to know the crucial difference between U.S. and Canadian companies U.S. companies are overlooked by many investors. But any state and federal legalization favors them over Canadian rivals, fund managers say.
5:56 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Cryptocurrency firms Bitfinex, Tether settle New York AG’s probe for $18.5 millionThe New York attorney general’s office settled Tuesday a nearly two-year investigation into the finances and corporate practices of the companies that operates the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and the stablecoin tether.
1:55 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Many Texas residents now faced with massive repairs -- and massive billsSnow and ice melted across Texas over the weekend, but plumbers are still racing from home to home to patch uncounted stretches of burst pipe. Many residents are unsure when they'll be able to make permanent repairs, what they'll have to pay out of pocket or even when they'll be able to go home.
7:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Attorney general nominee Garland says he will 'vigorously' enforce antitrust lawPresident Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general will face a host of pressing issues if confirmed to the job, but Judge Merrick Garland's views on the topic of antitrust could end up being the most important for investors to understand.
1:30 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Top Real Estate Fund Managers Are Preparing for a Post-Covid World E-working could kill offices the same way e-commerce killed malls.
11:47 a.m. Feb. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Kroger says customer data may have been stolen in hackKroger Co. says personal data, including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers, may have been stolen in the hack of a third-party vendor's file-transfer service.
10:53 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Catey Hill
I’m 60 and want to retire on between $800 and $1,200 a month, ideally near the ocean in Mexico — where should I go? Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comThis yoga teacher is hoping to leave Colorado within the year.
8:52 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Warmer temps bring relief as cold-weary U.S. South starts cleanupWarmer temperatures spread across the southern United States on Saturday, bringing some relief to a winter weary region that faces a challenging clean-up and expensive repairs from days of extreme cold and widespread power outages.
8:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Howard Gold
Baby boomers face financial distress and age discrimination This generation struggles in their 60s as their working lives end
3:58 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Power and water outages this week represent the latest crisis wave for Texas long-term-care homesAfter a year spent in a perpetual struggle to survive the pandemic, residents of nursing homes and other care facilities have faced cascading emergencies.
2:30 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Next Smart-Beta Category? Letters on investing in sustainable companies, federal and state minimum wages, Moderna, legalizing cannabis, and Mark Mobius’ ideas about inflation
10:01 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin Mining Is Big in China. Why Investors Should Worry Some 20% of the world’s Bitcoin mining takes place in China’s Xinjiang region, where the U.S. government says a genocide is occurring.
9:53 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Global case tally for COVID climbs above 110.4 million as G-7 gathers to discuss vaccine equity The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 110.4 million on Friday, as the leaders of the G-7 economies were scheduled to meet and discuss the effort to get COVID vaccines to the world's poorest countries.
5:06 p.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Power getting restored in Texas, but water crisis worsens Power was restored to more homes and businesses Thursday in states hit by a deadly blast of winter that overwhelmed the electrical grid and left millions shivering in the cold this week. But the crisis was far from over in parts of the South, where many people still lacked safe drinking water.
2:17 p.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. says it's ready to join talks to resume Iran nuclear dealThe State Department said Thursday the U.S. would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement. The U.S. has not participated in a meeting of those participants since former President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal in 2018.
9:54 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Longtime Illinois House Speaker Madigan resigns seat in legislatureChicago Democrat, the longest-serving legislative leader in U.S. history, was ousted as speaker of the state House of Representatives last month.
6:21 p.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Texas now faces water crisis as blackouts, frigid weather linger About 7 million people in Texas — a quarter of the nation's second-most populous state — were told to boil their water or stop using it entirely as homeowners, hospitals, and businesses grappled with broken water mains and burst pipes, many in areas unaccustomed to dealing with sustained frigid temperatures.
6:04 p.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Pressure mounts on Cuomo over coronavirus deaths at New York nursing homesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting challenges to his leadership on the coronavirus pandemic Wednesday as state lawmakers threatened to strip him of the power to issue emergency orders and federal investigators scrutinized his administration's handling of nursing home data.
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