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11:02 a.m. Jan. 15, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Global deaths from COVID-19 top 2 million as U.S. suffers most weekly fatalities since start of the pandemic Weekly deaths exceed CDC’s estimate for flu-related deaths for entire 2019-2020 season The global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 93 million on Friday and the death toll climbed above 2 million, with the U.S. leading all nations by cases and fatalities.
10:37 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
More than 4,000 U.S. lives lost to COVID in single day, exceeding death toll from 9/11 attacks Numbers exceed even worst-case scenario forecasts of health experts as vaccine rollout continues to lag targetsThe U.S. set yet another record for the number of fatalities from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 and recorded the highest number of new cases since the start of the outbreak, with the latest numbers exceeding even the worst case scenario forecasts of health experts.
10:39 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. counts record of almost 4,000 COVID-19 deaths in a day as virus continues to wreak havoc Experts fear the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday may have created a superspreader event as few wore face masksAs the dramatic events in Washington, D.C. were unfolding Wednesday, the coroanvirus-borne illness COVID-19 continued to wreak havoc in the U.S., claiming a record of almost 4,000 American lives, the most in a single day since the start of the outbreak.
11:25 a.m. Dec. 24, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Biden on using executive action to cancel student debt and as the stimulus bill stalls, eviction protection and other financial relief set to expire Dec. 31 Thursday’s Personal Finance Stories Thursday’s Personal Finance Stories Thursday’s Personal Finance Stories.
12:51 p.m. Dec. 14, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Americans prepare to travel again for Christmas, while hospitals brace for post-Thanksgiving surge and COVID-19 has led many Americans to consider one critical factor when looking for a job Monday’s top personal finance stories Monday’s top personal finance storiesMonday’s top personal finance stories
1:17 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Students locked into ‘unforgiving’ rents amid college confusion, and does COVID-19 have the power to revolutionize work? This economist says yes Friday’s top personal finance stories Friday’s top personal finance storiesFriday’s top personal finance stories
12:24 p.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Read this before buying Airbnb stock, and with mortgage rates at all-time lows, an estimated 19 million homeowners could benefit from refinancing Thursday’s top personal finance storiesThursday's top personal finance stories
10:22 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. sets record one-day death toll from coronavirus as FDA committee meets to review Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine FDA head says initial assessment is ‘this is a vaccine that does meet our criteria. ... But we do want to hear from the vaccine advisory committee.’The U.S. set fresh records for single-day fatalities from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 and hospitalizations, as a U.S. regulatory advisory committee gathered to offer its verdict on the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE.
1:35 p.m. Dec. 9, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The housing market could suffer if Congress doesn’t pass a new stimulus package soon, ratings agency says, and this map can tell you if your local hospital is almost full Wednesday’s top personal finance stories Wednesday’s top personal finance storiesWednesday’s top personal finance stories
12:53 p.m. Dec. 8, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The perils of transporting millions of COVID-19 vaccines with dry ice across the U.S., and millions of Americans are in ‘survival mode’ Tuesday’s top personal finance stories Tuesday’s top personal finance storiesTuesday’s top personal finance stories
10:55 a.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Hospital workers called exhausted as U.S. records highest number of COVID deaths since May Parts of Europe are reporting declining cases and Sicily has asked Cuba to send doctors and nursesThe U.S. recorded the highest number of deaths from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 since May on Tuesday, and continues to average close to 200,000 new cases a day, with hospitals across the nation reporting exhausted health care workers and steadily filling intensive care units.
2:07 p.m. Nov. 11, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
A sobering figure for Veterans Day: 200,000 service members owe nearly $3 billion in student loans, and think twice before saying Alex Trebek ‘lost his battle’ with pancreatic cancer Wednesday’s top personal finance stories Wednesday’s top personal finance storiesWednesday’s top personal finance stories
5:11 p.m. Nov. 7, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Third straight single-day case record in U.S.; Trump chief of staff Meadows tests positive President-elect Joe Biden will announce a COVID-19 task force on Monday, Axios reportsThe U.S. case tally from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 rose by a record of almost 133,000 on Friday, a third straight day of record-setting levels, as hospitals in rural areas of the Midwest and southern states including Texas and Florida continued to feel the strain.
2:24 p.m. Oct. 28, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Domestic workers are struggling even as other job sectors bounce back and how many lives a mask mandate could save Wednesday's top personal finance stories Wednesday's top personal finance storiesWednesday's top personal finance stories
1:12 p.m. Oct. 16, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Why California’s unemployment system devolved into chaos during pandemic and some customers will pay hundreds more for the new iPhone 12 Friday’s top personal finance stories Friday’s top personal finance stories Friday’s top personal finance stories
1:59 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
The government is making a big change in how it reports jobless claims. Here’s why New jobless claims may show steep drop under new BLS methodInvestors beware: The number of people applying for unemployment benefits could fall sharply when the government on Thursday reports jobless claims, but it won’t necessarily mean far fewer people are losing their jobs.
7:45 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
U.K. house prices surge to all-time high in AugustHouse prices rose by 2% in August, taking the average to £224,123, according to Nationwide.
12:32 p.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Recession-proof your portfolio with these 4 stocks, says analystThe U.K. economy has officially crashed into recession following the economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
5:27 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Greg Robb
U.S. new jobless benefit claims rise for first time since late March Initial claims rose 109,000 to 1.42 million seasonally adjusted, unadjusted claims fell by 141,816 New applications for unemployment benefits rose by 109,000 to 1.42 million in the week ended July 18 on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Labor Department said Thursday.
1:40 p.m. July 3, 2020 - By Archie Mitchell
‘Let the music play’: Eric Clapton, Iron Maiden and Ed Sheeran and 1,500 leading musicians tell U.K. government Chart-topping singers have banded together to call for a government rescue for live musicEd Sheehan, Iron Maiden and Eric Clapton are among 1,500 U.K. musicians urging the government to support the live music industry.
11:20 a.m. June 23, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
Can my investments survive a crisis if I retire early? It did for these FIRE pioneers living in Mexico ‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt’‘The FIRE lifestyle prepares one for situations like COVID, in that we are already living within our means and have no debt.’
4:08 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
High unemployment rates will continue to drive budget-conscious consumers to Dollar General, Dollar Tree & Family Dollar Shares of Dollar Tree soared more than 11% on Thursday while Dollar General slumped 1.3%Dollar stores are expected to fare well in the coming months as unemployment soars, analysts say.
6:46 a.m. May 25, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Bayer, Lufthansa drive gains in Europe amid holiday-thinned trading German Ifo business sentiment beats forecastsEuropean stocks rose to kick off the week on Monday, albeit with the action thinned by holidays in the U.K. and the U.S.
12:19 a.m. May 13, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks slide as fears over lasting coronavirus hit to economies riseEuropean stock markets fell on Wednesday, taking a cue from sharp losses on Wall Street amid concerns investors have been too optimistic over the length of time it will take for economies to crawl back from the coronavirus pandemic.
6:12 a.m. May 11, 2020 - By Brett Arends
Should people be able to tap Social Security now to shore up coronavirus-battered finances? A radical idea to rescue U.S. households now—without adding to the national debtA radical idea to rescue U.S. households now—without adding to the national debt
12:21 p.m. May 7, 2020 - By Sunny Oh
2-year Treasury yield sets new closing low as bonds rally on jobs data, Fed outlook Fed officials don’t expect quick economic recoveryU.S. Treasury yields tumbled Thursday as investors saw another sharp rise in U.S. weekly initial jobless claims due to the coronavirus-driven economic downturn.
9:13 p.m. May 6, 2020 - Associated Press
Mixed session for Asia amid investors concerns over virus and trade tensionsComments by President Donald Trump on trade with China and casting blame on Beijing for the coronavirus pandemic have further dampened sentiment.
1:32 p.m. April 21, 2020 - By Satyjit Das
International business will be an early victim of coronavirus as governments take greater control of their economies COVID-19 has exposed a fundamental weakness of the U.S. and world economiesCOVID-19 has exposed a fundamental weakness of the U.S. and world economies, writes Satyajit Das.
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