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Why Delaying a Stimulus Deal May Be a Political Win for Trump

  • Why Delaying a Stimulus Deal May Be a Political Win for Trump Why Delaying a Stimulus Deal May Be a Political Win for Trump 2:57
    Lebanon's Government Resigns Days After Beirut Explosion Lebanon's Government Resigns Days After Beirut Explosion 1:38
    Trump Signs Executive Orders to Provide Additional Coronavirus Relief Trump Signs Executive Orders to Provide Additional Coronavirus Relief 1:49
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1:19 p.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Kamala Harris is Biden’s running mate—here’s what she means (and doesn’t mean) for financial markets Biden announced on Tuesday that Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential electionPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate in the race for the White House against President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
12:43 p.m. Today - MarketWatch.com
Good news, bad news on stimulus: they talked - but nothing's changed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer declined an offer to meet from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin as the stalemate dragged on.
12:31 p.m. Today - By Rupert Steiner
Ben & Jerry’s rebukes U.K. on immigration, but critics chide company over its record on migrant workers in its supply chain Ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is at the center of a row on immigrationThe Vermont based ice-cream giant picked one of the hottest days of the year in the U.K. to wade into the immigration debate in the U.K. prompting one politician to say: “You’re here for ice cream... not moral judgments.”
12:13 p.m. Today - By Jeffry Bartash
Soaring U.S. budget deficit takes a breather in July — but it will soon be going back up U.S. runs largest deficit since WWII in fight against COVID-19the U.S. budget deficit shrank in July to the lowest level since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but the government is still on track to post the biggest shortfall as a share of the economy since World War II because of massive federal aid for households and businesses. The U.S. deficit slid to $68 billion last month from a record $864 billion in June.
10:15 a.m. Today - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
More and more Americans don’t want Trump fully reopening schools yet 59% are against in-person classes at K-12 schools right now, a new polls says59% are against in-person classes at K-12 schools right now, a new poll says
10:08 a.m. Today - By Pierre Briançon
Brace for more stimulus from Johnson and the Bank of England, as U.K economy falls into recessionAs it considers the possibility of a second spike of the new coronavirus, the U.K. government will have to postpone plans to put public finances back in order.
9:55 a.m. Today - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump ‘seriously’ considers a capital-gains tax cut — and here’s how he could do it ‘We are looking very seriously at a capital-gains tax cut, and also an income-tax cut for middle-income families,’ Trump saysAnalysts pin some stock market’s gains in part on President Donald Trump saying at Monday night’s news conference that his administration might reduce taxes on capital gains. Here’s how it could be done.
9:54 a.m. Today - By Chris Edelson
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won't need to talk about Donald Trump's shortcomings very much during Election 2020, because Trump broadcasts them 24/7 Biden and Harris can emphasize a positive message while Trump serves as his own personal negative advertisement.
9:49 a.m. Today - By Alessandra Malito
Social Security could be vulnerable under President Trump’s plan for payroll taxes The executive order deferred payroll taxes until Dec. 31The executive order deferred payroll taxes until Dec. 31
9:41 a.m. Today - Associated Press
New Jersey court rules defendant must share phone passcodes with authorities, decision could impact the future of privacy The case the way for law enforcement to compel other defendants in the state to do the same.The Supreme Court of New Jersey ruled a defendant must turn over the passcodes for his two phones in response to a search warrant, opening the way for law enforcement to compel other defendants in the state to do the same.
9:22 a.m. Today - By Rachel Koning Beals
VP nominee Kamala Harris has a particular climate-change agenda: environmental justice The former California AG, with proposed Climate Equity Act, has already indicated she’ll address air quality in poorer zip codes and punish those who polluteJoe Biden’s VP pick Kamala Harris has grown increasingly firm in her commitment to making sure that policy to slow man-made climate change emphasizes environmental justice, including scoring legislative effectiveness.
9:01 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Health-Care Reform Under Biden/Harris Would Be “Measured,” RBC Says If Joe Biden is elected, health-care reform wouldn’t be an immediate priority, and Kamala Harris would have a modest influence on policy, RBC Capital Markets analysts say.
7:47 a.m. Today - By Jacob Passy
Kamala Harris on student-loan forgiveness, Medicare, universal basic income, credit scores — and a tax on trading stocks Former Vice President Joe Biden announced that Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential electionFormer Vice President Joe Biden announced that Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential election.
7:13 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Lives could have been saved’: Ireland says people must wear masks in stores to stop COVID-19 — why did it take so long? Ireland has also recorded one of the highest rates of COVID-related nursing-home deaths in the world, according to a report released in JuneIreland has also recorded one of the highest rates of COVID-related nursing-home deaths in the world, according to a report released in June.
6:52 a.m. Today - By Shawn Langlois
George Soros bashes President Trump, explains why he no longer participates in this market bubble ‘I am confident that Trump will turn out to be a transitory phenomenon’George Soros just turned 90 years old... and he’s got a lot to say.
6:29 a.m. Today - By Jeffry Bartash
Consumer prices jump again in July, rebounding from pandemic lows, but inflation remains low Consumer price index rises 0.6% for the second month in a row The cost of many goods and services such as gas, autos, clothing and airfare rose in July and rebounded from pandemic lows, but inflation is still barely visible in the wake of a coronavirus-induced recession that sapped demand throughout the economy. The consumer price index rose 0.6% for the second month in a row.
5:47 a.m. Today - By Callum Keown
Here’s how Goldman says the S&P 500 would react to more U.S.-China tariffs and why November’s election result is keyFresh hopes of another stimulus package and signs the pandemic spread may be slowing are set to boost stocks on Tuesday.
4:07 a.m. Today - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Moderna’s Covid Vaccine Looks Like a Bargain Biden chooses Kamala Harris as VP, the UK economy experienced the sharpest fall in Europe, mass mail-in voting faces logistical headaches, and other news to start your day.
1:11 a.m. Today - By Matt Smith
How politicians like Kamala Harris have long backed Portland-style policing Critics say agencies sometimes exaggerate problems to justify launching a multijurisdictional task force, and then overreach in their efforts to record a successMultiagency law enforcement task forces have been around since the 1970s and now include hundreds of organizations with thousands of officers. Critics say there has been scant effort to evaluate whether the task forces actually reduce the problems they were set up to solve.
6:33 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
QAnon supporter who made racist videos wins Republican primary in Georgia High-profile Republicans had spoken out against Marjorie Taylor GreeneMarjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman who has expressed support for the far-right conspiracy theory QAnon and been criticized for a series of racist comments, has won the Republican nomination for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District.
3:55 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Trump Rips Kamala Harris as ‘Meanest, Most Disrespectful’ Senator Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
2:45 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Federal Reserve Reduces Borrowing Costs for States, Municipalities The Fed said the changes will ensure the municipal liquidity facility provides a backstop to assist U.S. states and local governments in weathering the pandemic.
2:44 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Trump rips Kamala Harris as 'meanest, most disrespectful' senatorPresident Donald Trump railed again Joe Biden's newly named running mate, Kamala Harris, during his daily coronavirus press briefing on Tuesday.
2:03 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Biden Picks Kamala Harris as His VP Biden cited Harris’s record of taking on big banks and lifting up working people.
1:48 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
Protests continue in Belarus as opposition candidate flees country Regime holds Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s husband in jailThe top opposition candidate in Belarus’ presidential election left for Lithuania Tuesday but anti-government demonstrators still turned out for a third straight night to protest the vote results, despite a massive police crackdown that prompted a warning of possible European Union sanctions.
12:46 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Robert McMillan
TikTok collected Android user data using tactic banned by Google Practice ended in November, testing showsTikTok skirted a privacy safeguard in Google’s Android operating system to collect unique identifiers from millions of mobile devices, data that allows the app to track users online without allowing them to opt out, a Wall Street Journal analysis has found.
12:21 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
George Conway column taunts Trump supporters as believing everything the president says ‘I (still) believe the president, and in the president,’ claims noted Republican lawyer in satirical op-ed‘I (still) believe the president, and in the president’ he writes satirically
12:17 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Trump calls NBA players ‘very nasty’ and ‘very dumb’ for criticizing him The president slammed bringing social justice into sports during a Fox Sports radio interview The president slammed bringing social justice into sports during a Fox Sports radio interview
8:53 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Pierre Briançon
Here’s why the Belarus protests and the re-election of ‘Europe’s last dictator’ matterAlexander Lukashenko, often deemed “Europe’s last dictator,” has ruled Belarus since 1994 and systematically suppressed political opposition and freedom of speech.
8:13 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Trump criticized for looming eviction crisis in new Lincoln Project ad: ‘Very soon now, it’s moving day for 25 million Americans’ The Trump administration argues that the president’s new executive order will put a stop to evictions, but affordable-housing advocates disagreeThe Trump administration argues that the president’s new executive order will put a stop to evictions, but affordable-housing advocates disagree.
7:37 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump reportedly considering barring entry of some U.S. citizens over virus fears Unclear whether administration has authority to block citizens and permanent residents from returning to own countryPresident Donald Trump is reportedly considering rules that would allow U.S. border officials to block U.S. citizens and permanent residents from returning from abroad if they are suspected to be infected with the coronavirus.
7:14 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Airline Stocks Are Soaring. Why One Analyst Sees More Gains Ahead. Citigroup’s Stephen Trent is particularly bullish on Spirit and Delta.
6:36 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Mohamed A. El-Erian
The smart money is wrong about the battered dollar Today’s dollar weakness is neither a boon to markets and the U.S. economy nor an augury of the currency’s global downfall, writes Mohamed A. El-Erian.
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.
5:24 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
U.K. jobs picture looks bleak with 7.5 million furloughed or away from their jobThe U.K. jobs picture remains bleak, according to the latest data released on Tuesday, with a low unemployment rate masking a sharp drop in employment and a record fall in hours worked.
3:43 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Trump Takes Credit for Stock Market Gains Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
3:13 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump says his executive actions led to stock market’s gain, as briefing gets interrupted by shooting Trump says law enforcement shot a suspect ‘outside of the premises’President Donald Trump on Monday ties the latest gains in the stock market to his coronavirus-aid moves on Saturday, as he speaks at a news conference that was interrupted by a shooting outside the White House.
2:23 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Belarus’s Lukashenka vows to put down protests as Sunday election result is called into question by opposition and around Europe ‘We don't recognize these results’: Chief opponent says her campaign is collecting evidence of vote falsificationSviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the chief opponent of long-reigning strongman Alexander Lukashenka, says her campaign is collecting evidence of vote falsification
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