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2:00 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Ballooning federal deficits threaten Fed independence, and give an opening to Chinese yuanThe Fed's monetary-policy independence is gone, massive federal deficits threaten the dollar’s status as the global currency, and the Chinese yuan is waiting in the wings.
4:19 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - Associated Press
Public health experts grew increasingly uncomfortable as Trump continued to minimize severity of coronavirus crisis President Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphonePresident Trump’s public messaging was often at odds with that of scientists and medical professionals, but he had a louder megaphone.
2:00 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Joe Biden's economy would be too much like Europe's Joe Biden proposes to spend trillions of dollars on America's most vexing problems, but his program would not get to the roots of those problems.
2:00 a.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Postal Service is no obstacle to secure mail-in votingThe Postal Service should pose few challenges to secure mail-in voting but it faces long-term financial challenges.
3:50 a.m. Sept. 7, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Should Black and Latino people get priority access to a COVID-19 vaccine? The CDC told states that they should be ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1The CDC told states that they should be ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by Nov. 1
5:20 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
45 states have been approved to offer $300 extra in unemployment benefits — only 6 have started to distribute it An executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster reliefAn executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster relief.
9:47 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Here's what to know about Abbott's 15-minute COVID-19 testThis is a major advance in bringing the coronavirus pandemic under control.
7:50 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - Associated Press
Coaching legend John Thompson of Georgetown dies at 78 Thompson was the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championshipJohn Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a “Hoya Paranoia” powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men’s basketball championship, has died. He was 78
2:00 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Peter Morici
TikTok, WeChat highlight broader high-tech antitrust issuesDonald Trump's attacks on TikTok and WeChat casts a light on an emerging antitrust problem—the privatization and manipulation of the public square by technology companies.
10:33 a.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Expanding apprenticeships critical to Trump's or Biden's successWhether it’s a second term for President Donald Trump or a Joe Biden administration, creating pathways for the unemployed, youth and minorities to better jobs is critical for the success of the economy.
2:00 a.m. Aug. 17, 2020 - By Peter Morici
The death of the office has been greatly exaggeratedWorking from home can be productive sometimes, but some tasks require people to work together in the same place.
8:13 a.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Cheap and fast screening tests could be a game-changer in fighting COVID-19 pandemicScreening tests with even moderate levels of accuracy can slow the spread of the coronavirus and help schools and workplaces reopen.
10:08 a.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Associated Press
Tribune to permanently shut down 5 newsrooms, including those of the New York Daily News and Orlando SentinelTribune Publishing Co., which owns some of the most storied newspapers in American journalism, said Wednesday that it is closing the newsrooms at five of them, including New York's Daily News and the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.
2:00 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Peter Morici
We must fight racism without throwing out capitalismWe need an honest conversation about race. Not ruthless tests of white wokeness and banishments but rather a process that recognizes each group’s frailties and genuine facts and rejects false revisionist history.
11:59 a.m. Aug. 7, 2020 - By Bart Astor
After COVID-19, what is the future of health care for older Americans? They are at the heart of this pandemic, and it brings geriatric medicine to the forefrontHere’s what experts forecast regarding telehealth and physicians specializing in geriatrics post-pandemic.
6:10 a.m. Aug. 6, 2020 - Barrons.com
As the Pandemic Struck, a Private-Equity Firm Went on a Nursing-Home Buying Spree A firm called Portopiccolo Group has been assembling a huge portfolio of nursing homes. But its growth underscores the tension between patient care and profits.
11:27 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Associated Press
Coronavirus testing in the U.S. is dropping, even as deaths mount An Associated Press analysis stated that the number of tests per day dropped 3.6% over the past two weeksU.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain high and the death toll rises by more than 1,000 a day, a worrisome trend that officials attribute largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to find out the results.
11:27 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - Associated Press
Coronavirus testing in the U.S. is dropping, even as deaths mount An Associated Press analysis stated that the number of tests per day dropped 3.6% over the past two weeksU.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain high and the death toll rises by more than 1,000 a day, a worrisome trend that officials attribute largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to find out the results.
10:12 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
'It's not just double duty, it's triple duty': Student-parents prepare to juggle college, work and childcare this fallThe pandemic and all of its health, financial and logistical challenges are amplifying the obstacles to earning a degree for student-parents, experts say.
9:56 a.m. Aug. 5, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 700,000 with 18.5 million confirmed cases and U.S. accounts for more than a quarter Disney posts an almost $5 billion loss as parks, film and cruise business hammered by pandemic, leaving only streaming to shineThe number of confirmed deaths across the globe from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed above 700,000 on Wednesday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, as the case tally climbed above 18.5 million, with the U.S. accounting for 4.77 million of that total, or more than a quarter.
6:11 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Peter Morici
There's a far simpler way to help struggling Americans and businesses than a rehash of the convoluted CARES Act and PPP programThese steps would provide clear incentives and rewards to seek and create jobs.
2:00 a.m. Aug. 3, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Winning the cold war with China will require a stronger military and a more inventive economyThe United States must counter the rise of China with a stronger military and a renewal of the U.S. economy.
5:40 a.m. July 31, 2020 - By Bart Astor
Where will America’s oldest people live after COVID-19? One expert sees a future with smaller, clustered housing providing a greater sense of communityIt’s likely fewer people will choose to live in nursing homes or assisted living—how will we adapt?
10:37 a.m. July 30, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Parents stressed by coronavirus-driven remote schooing are drinking moreOnline survey finds an extra seven drinks a month compared to parents who aren't feeling stressed.
8:49 a.m. July 30, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Trump can't delay the vote, but there are still many reasons to worry about a fair and free electionTrouble is brewing and if we’re not careful, it could inflict the worst possible damage on one of the central pillars of our democracy: the integrity of free, fair and open elections.
4:15 a.m. July 30, 2020 - Barrons.com
Education-Technology Stocks for the Fall Semester The shift to remote learning has been a boon to Chegg and 2U, two publicly traded education technology companies that provide everything from tutoring services to online curriculums.
6:18 a.m. July 29, 2020 - Associated Press
White House to resume processing DACA renewals, won’t accept new applications The Obama-era program shields young people from deportationThe Trump administration said Tuesday that it will reject new applications and shorten renewal periods for an Obama-era program that shields young people from deportation, taking a defiant stance after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to let it be scrapped completely.
9:10 a.m. July 27, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: U.S. case tally climbs above 4.2 million after a fifth straight day of more than 1,000 deaths Dr. Deborah Birx says Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia should reimpose lockdowns on bars and gatherings of more than 10 peopleThe U.S. case tally for the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose above 4.2 million on Monday, after a fifth straight day of more than 1,000 new infections, as states in the South and West continue to struggle to contain the spread of the deadly illness.
4:15 a.m. July 27, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Papa John's adding 10,000 workers as pandemic business surge continuesPapa John's International Inc. said Monday that it will bring on another 10,000 workers due to the COVID-19-related surge in business. The pizza delivery chain recently hired 20,000 new employees. Second-quarter same-store sales increased 24.4%. The company has also added two partners to its tuition assistance program: Southern New Hampshire University and University of Maryland Global Campus. Along with Purdue University Global, these schools offer higher education to Papa John's workers and their family members at reduced tuition. Papa John's stock is up 47.4% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index is down 0.5% for the period.
3:00 a.m. July 27, 2020 - Barrons.com
Remote Working Can't Last Forever While working from home is an option for the digitally-connected, much of the U.S. and the rest of the world aren't ready to support a remote workforce.
2:00 a.m. July 27, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Watch out: inflation could be lurking on the other side of the pandemicWithout more discipline at the Fed, inflation could easily get out of control.
5:15 a.m. July 25, 2020 - Associated Press
Has the Trump administration irreparably damaged the tradition of White House press briefings?Kayleigh McEnany, who brought back the White House daily press briefing after a year of dormancy, has turned them into a streamlined, full-throated advertisement for a president facing re-election, a venue for attacks on the media and a forum relatively light on information about what government is doing.
1:50 p.m. July 22, 2020 - By V.L. Hendrickson 
How NYC hospitals have become better equipped to treat COVID-19 patients Knowledge, equipment and experience have translated into more New Yorkers surviving the coronavirusTo combat the virus, researchers have been pushing innovations in testing, drugs and blood plasma and other treatments.
10:58 a.m. July 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Rich Americans spew more carbon pollution at home than poor people In Beverly Hills, the average person puts four times as much heat-trapping gases into the air as someone living in South Central Los AngelesRich Americans produce nearly 25% more heat-trapping gases than poorer people at home, according to a comprehensive study of U.S. residential carbon footprints.
2:00 a.m. July 20, 2020 - By Peter Morici
Stick with stocks all the way through the second wave of COVID-19 For investors saving for the long term, stocks should be the cornerstone of a sound strategy.
7:17 a.m. July 18, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Maryland’s Republican governor slams Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic ‘Eventually, it was clear that waiting around for the president to run the nation’s response was hopeless,’ says Gov. Larry HoganThe Republican governor of Maryland published a withering account of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, outlining how the federal government failed to offer states support on testing and even added to their burden.
6:47 p.m. July 16, 2020 - Associated Press
Here’s what’s behind the crackpot — and baseless — Wayfair child-trafficking conspiracy theory Online retailer caught in bizarre online feedback loopThe baseless conspiracy theory took off after an anonymous user posed a bizarre question in an internet chatroom: What if retail giant Wayfair is using pricey storage cabinets to traffic children?
4:09 a.m. July 13, 2020 - By Rex Nutting
Full recovery is two long years away, says June’s top economic forecaster ‘Life won’t return to normal until an effective vaccine is found and distributed worldwide,’ says Christophe Barraud“I’m a bit pessimistic,” says Christophe Barraud, winner of the Forecaster of the Month contest. “A full recovery will take a long, long time.”
10:00 a.m. July 9, 2020 - By Silvia Ascarelli
I’ve got a budget of $3,300 a month and want to be near some ‘wild’ areas — where should I retire? Looking for ideas on the best place for you to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com Three suggestions within a day’s drive of northern New Jersey.
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