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10:16 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
The World Bank has an insurance policy against virus outbreaks. Here’s why it hasn’t paid out The pandemic bonds have failed to release funds in its three-year history as recent virus outbreaks have not met conditions for a payoutThe World Bank’s pandemic insurance has yet to pay out any funds in the three years of its existence.
5:14 a.m. Feb. 21, 2020 - By Willem E. Buiter
Why is humanity so reluctant to save itself from climate change? The biggest challenge in keeping Earth from overheating isn’t technical, it’s politicalThe biggest challenge in saving the planet from climate change isn’t technical, it’s political.
9:38 p.m. Feb. 20, 2020 - Associated Press
Global airlines trade group says coronavirus may cost industry $29 billionThe trade group for global airlines said Thursday that the virus causing COVID-19 has the potential for causing a 13% decline in demand for Asian carriers this year.
3:32 p.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump taps staunch ally Grenell to oversee nation’s intelligence Critics decry lack of intelligence backgroundPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, will become acting director of national intelligence, a move that puts a staunch Trump ally in charge of the nation’s 17 spy agencies, which the president has only tepidly embraced.
11:32 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Where Bloomberg, Sanders, Warren and 2020 Democrats stand on climate change From a Green New Deal to abandoning oil drilling and pricing carbon, the candidates consider climate a priorityThe field of Democrats looking to beat President Donald Trump this year — including the six on the stage Tuesday night — are aligned in their pledge to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement. Most candidates want to end new fossil-fuel leasing on public lands and several are critical of fracking. A few have latched onto the Green New Deal.
10:03 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Crude-oil prices settle at a nearly 3-week high Brent oil futures tally a 7th straight gainOil futures post their highest settlement in almost thee weeks, with Brent oil tallying a seventh straight advance, after the U.S. imposed sanctions on an arm of Russian oil giant Rosneft and as the reported number of new daily cases of China’s coronavirus declined.
4:05 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - Barrons.com
Trump’s Policies Overuse America’s Economic Weapons. U.S. Economic Power Is at Risk. Sanctions against Iran and China aren’t part of a bigger strategy. That puts the sources of America’s economic power at risk, writes former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.
3:58 a.m. Feb. 19, 2020 - By Howard Gold
This 5-year bear market in energy stocks could turn into forever Even Wall Street firms are urging clients to dump energy stocksEven Wall Street firms are urging clients to dump energy stocks. Blame climate change.
8:33 a.m. Feb. 18, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Mike Bloomberg thinks the government needs to do more for your retirement The former New York City mayor suggests reform for Social Security, Medicare and elderly assistanceThe former New York City mayor suggests reform for Social Security, Medicare and elderly assistance.
9:44 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - Associated Press
Coronavirus update: New virus cases fall; WHO says China bought the world time Mainland China’s death toll rose to 1,523 with total cases at 66,492 China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the head of the World Health Organization praised the country’s efforts to contain the new disease, saying they have “bought the world time” and that other nations must make the most of it.
1:37 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Nancy Pelosi appeals to U.S. allies at security conference in Munich to steer clear of China’s HuaweiThe U.S. Justice Department has added new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and several subsidiaries, accusing the company of a brazen scheme to steal trade secrets from competitors in America, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.
12:24 p.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - By Jake Emen
Great Escapes: Nairobi, Kenya, and the Safaris BeyondExplore the Green City in the Sun before heading out to see the wildlife
7:57 a.m. Feb. 14, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Food distributor Sysco joins sustainable bond boom S&P sees global ‘sustainable’ bond issuance setting a record $400 billion this yearCorporate debt may be booming, but so is a growing niche where companies ask bond investors to help finance better business practices.
6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - Associated Press
U.S. announces new criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei Justice Department charges Huawei and two of its subsidiaries in a plot to steal trade secrets from competitors in AmericaThe Justice Department charged Huawei and two of its subsidiaries in a plot to steal trade secrets from competitors in America.
7:30 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - Associated Press
Warren Buffett’s son seeks to help Colombia kick cocaine curse Howard Buffett has committed $200 million over the next few years to transform impoverished areas in ColombiaHoward Buffett has committed $200 million over the next few years to transform impoverished areas in Colombia.
4:29 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Wiping out the nation’s student-loan debt could have unintended financial consequences for borrowers There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfallsThere could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls.
4:45 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - Barrons.com
Credit Service for Immigrants Raises More Cash, With a Boost From A-Rod Launched in 2016, Nova Credit is aiming to build an international credit bureau that will help consumers transport their credit across borders.
11:17 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Bojan Pancevski
U.S. says China’s Huawei can gain ‘back door’ access to mobile networks around the worldU.S. officials say Huawei Technologies Co. can covertly access mobile-phone networks around the world through “back doors” designed for use by law enforcement, as Washington tries to persuade allies to exclude the Chinese company from their networks.
6:30 a.m. Feb. 11, 2020 - By Aryeh Neier
China bullies the world to look the other way on human-rights abuses We must never be afraid to speak out against crimes against humanity, Aryeh Neier saysChina is using its immense economic power and international clout to undermine human-rights protections at the global level.
11:43 a.m. Feb. 10, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
S&P 500, Nasdaq close at records as investors look past coronavirus to solid corporate earnings Earnings season moves into final stretchU.S. stocks finished at fresh highs on Monday as Wall Street investors monitored developments around the spread of the coronavirus, while taking heart from solid fourth-quarter U.S. corporate earnings.
4:52 a.m. Feb. 5, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. trade deficit falls in 2019 for first time in six years as China tariffs reduce imports Tariffs on China cut imports, but large deficits aren’t going away The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in 2019 to mark the first decline in six years, mostly reflecting tariffs on Chinese goods that reduced the flow of imports from the Asian giant. Don’t get used to falling deficits, though.
12:00 p.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - Associated Press
U.K. to ban new gas vehicles, diesel cars by 2035 The announcement was synced with the launch of Britain’s plans for a United Nations’ climate summitThe announcement was synced with the launch of Britain’s plans for a United Nations’ climate summit.
11:11 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - By Brian Aguilar
The Super Bowl is an American display of democratic socialism The NFL and other professional U.S. sports teams embrace equitabilityThe NFL and other professional U.S. sports teams embrace equitability, writes Brian Aguilar.
8:46 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - By Scott Shackelford
U.S. elections remain vulnerable — here’s what still needs to be done The problems tallying results from the Iowa caucuses show how easily systemic failures can undermine trust in democratic processesThe problems tallying results from the Iowa caucuses show how easily systemic failures can undermine trust in democratic processes.
10:24 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Mauro F. Guillén
President Trump could help China cope with the coronavirus by lifting the tariffs The last thing the world needs is a recession in China due to the double whammy of a trade war and a public health emergencyThe last thing the world needs is a recession in China due to the double whammy of a trade war and a public health emergency, says Wharton professor Mauro F. Guillén.
9:17 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Jaimy Lee
Coronavirus update: 361 have died, there are now 11 cases in the U.S. and the case count has doubled SARS Gilead Sciences’ stock rallied 4% on Monday after it said it was working with Chinese authorities to conduct a clinical trial for its experimental antiviral as a treatment for the virus. U.S. health officials expanded the number of airports that U.S. citizens returning from China’s Hubei Province will be funneled through as part of the government’s efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
7:21 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
ISM says manufacturers grow for first time in 6 months - but that was before coronavirus Rebound in U.S. manufacturing now confronted with viral threatU.S. manufacturers grew their businesses in January for the first time in six months — but it remains to be seen if they can keep it up with the coronavirus disrupting the economy of China. The ISM’s manufacturing index rose to 50.9% last month to 47.8%, topping the key 50% threshold for the first time since last July.
6:43 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
The No. 1 ‘happiest country’ in the world also has one of the highest suicide rates — economists have a theory why Some 70% of people aged 15 to 64 have a paid job and 60% participate in adult education every yearSome 70% of people aged 15 to 64 have a paid job and 60% participate in adult education every year.
5:42 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - Barrons.com
Letters to Barron’s Letters on esports, Davos, Abby Joseph Cohen and Sonal Desai’s 2020 Rountable picks, and perils of ETF investing
10:30 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump administration expands travel restrictions to 6 additional countriesThe Trump administration announced Friday that it was curbing legal immigration from six additional countries that officials said did not meet security standards, as part of an election-year push to further restrict immigration.
10:01 a.m. Jan. 29, 2020 - By Catey Hill
‘It is an act of insanity to stay in the U.S.’: Why this 63-year-old teacher ditched Massachusetts to retire in the highlands of Panama You can live on about $2,000 a month, experts says, and Panama has a generous ‘pensionado program’ — but there are drawbacks You can live on about $2,000 a month, experts says, and Panama has a generous ‘pensionado program.’ But there are drawbacks.
9:59 a.m. Jan. 29, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
NPR reporter says clash with Pompeo overshadows risk of ‘miscalculation’ that could lead to ‘armed confrontation’Mary Louise Kelly explaining her side of things following the tangle she recently got into with the secretary of state.
10:03 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
Ticketmaster and Pearl Jam Have Made Up. Why That’s Good News for Live Nation’s Stock. A new tour by the stalwart rockers marks the end of a longstanding feud with the ticketing giant. Pearl Jam is releasing a new album in March.
7:22 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump’s long-awaited Middle East peace plan calls for Palestinian state, settlement freeze The Palestinians have already rejected Trump’s proposal of being biased in favor of IsraelThe Palestinians have already rejected Trump’s proposal of being biased in favor of Israel.
9:34 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - Associated Press
‘This is huge’: Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades Even a small swarm of the insects can consume enough food for 35,000 people in a single day The worst outbreak of desert locusts in Kenya in 70 years has seen hundreds of millions of the bugs swarm into the East African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia, destroying farmland and threatening an already vulnerable region with devastating hunger.
7:48 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - By Chris Matthews
Head of U.S.’ largest bank says central banks are fueling a sovereign debt bubble, negative-rates won’t ‘end well’ J.P. Morgan chief Jamie Dimon blames U.S. public policy for sluggish growth over past decadeJ.P. Morgan chief Jamie Dimon says negative interest rates in Europe and Japan are his top concern and warns that the U.S.government is to blame for slow economic growth
7:45 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Can Starbucks save the planet by cutting dairy? Activists and investors respond Soy, oat and almond milk leave their own markThe biggest single move by Starbucks’s customers who want to go green might be to stick with black coffee. Overall, dairy accounted for 21% of the company’s global carbon footprint in 2018.
6:13 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - By James T. Arredy
U.S. plans to evacuate Americans with charter flight from epidemic stricken Wuhan The evacuation comes as death toll from coronavirus climbs above 40 and the number of confirmed infections tops 1,200The U.S. government is arranging a charter flight Sunday to evacuate its citizens and diplomats from the epidemic-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan to the U.S.
5:19 a.m. Jan. 25, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Wiping out the nation’s student-loan debt could have unintended financial consequences for borrowers There could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders’ student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfallsThere could be side effects to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders’ student loan cancellation proposals, including higher tax bills for some borrowers — but the candidates say they’ll address those potential pitfalls.
4:42 p.m. Jan. 24, 2020 - Barrons.com
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