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6:35 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
Rep. Ilhan Omar holds off challenger in Minnesota Democratic primary Democrat Tina Smith face Republican Jason Lewis for Senate seatRep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota on Tuesday survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an issue of her national celebrity.
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.
1:42 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Biden lays a trap for Trump in picking Harris President Trump will likely insult and demean Kamala Harris, angering women voters, who already overwhelmingly support Democrats President Trump will likely insult and demean Kamala Harris, angering women voters, who already overwhelmingly support Democrats.
1:40 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Stock-market ETFs edge higher as Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate in race for White HouseMoves in stock-index exchange traded funds were muted after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joseph Biden Tuesday evening announced that he had selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate in the 2020 election. The pick is significant because 77-year old Biden would be the oldest president elected since Donald Trump took office in 2017. Harris, who is 55, is the first Black American woman to run on a major national party ticket. She served as California's attorney general and San Francisco's chief prosecutor before becoming a U.S. senator. Biden and Harris will appear together on Wednesday in Wilmington, Del., , Biden's campaign said. Markets view presidential picks through the lens of the impact on the economy and the candidates overall financial market. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust was trading 0.3% higher in after-hours trade Tuesday, the SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF Trust was trading up 0.2% in after-hours action, while the Invesco QQQ Trust Series I, also known as the Qs, were trading 0.5% higher after the closing bell. In the regular session, the S&P 500 index finished off 0.8% at 3,333, led by declines in utilities , off 2.1%, real estate, down 1.9%, and information technology closing 1.8% lower. Tech and tech-related shares, part of the market's leadership in the recovery from coronavirus-induced lows put in on March 23, have been taken a breather over the past several sessions as investors presumably rotate into other sectors that of the market that have been under-loved. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.4% at around 27,687, while the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite index finished down 1.7% at about 10,783. Biden currently leads incumbent President Donald Trump by 7.2 percentage points in an average of national polls, .
12:52 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate Pair to speak in Delaware on WednesdayJoe Biden says he has chosen Sen. Kamala Harris of California to be his running mate, tapping a former rival in the Democratic presidential primary as he takes on Donald Trump for the White House.
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.
12:28 p.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - 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.
11:19 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Here's how to keep your home, business or classroom safe from COVID-19The safest indoor space is one that constantly has lots of outside air replacing the stale air inside.
10:43 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
The Obamas, AOC and Biden’s running mate: Here’s who’s speaking to the Democratic convention and when Progressives get prime speaking spots as Biden aims to unite partyComing next week to a computer screen or TV set near you: speeches by Michelle Obama, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Joe Biden...and his to-be-announced running mate.
10:31 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Fed’s Barkin says economy could suffer relapse without more Washington stimulus Chorus of Federal Reserve officials urge additional pandemic aidA recession of ‘historic proportions’ could take another turn for the worse if a stalemated Congress fails to provide more financial aid to beleaguered workers and businesses hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, the president of the Richmond Federal Reserve warned
9:43 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
Pelosi and fellow Democrats say Russia poses urgent threat to 2020 election and China and Iran don’t belong in the same conversation ‘Russia is actively 24/7 interfering in our election,’ House speaker saysHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the threats of interference in the U.S. presidential election from Russia and China are not equal, pointing to a more serious risk with Moscow’s efforts to boost President Donald Trump’s reelection bid.
8:29 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
New York’s true nursing home death toll cloaked in secrecy Unlike every other state with major outbreaks, New York only counts residents who died on nursing home property and not those who were transported to hospitals and died thereRiverdale Nursing Home in the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed facility.
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.
7:52 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - 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.
7:51 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Fed slows corporate debt purchases to trickleThe Federal Reserve held $3.6 billion worth of corporate debt at the end of July, but its daily purchases are dwindling since the historic program kicked off in May, according to CreditSights.
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.
7:22 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Trump ‘seriously’ considers capital gains tax cut — 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,’ president saysAnalysts are pinning the stock market’s gains on Tuesday 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.
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.
5:54 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Wholesale prices surge 0.6%, but don’t be fooled: Inflation no threat to the economy PPI posts biggest gain in almost two years after pandemic lull The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services posted the biggest increase in July in nearly two years, led by higher oil prices, but inflationary pressures in the economy were still largely invisible owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
2:37 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - MarketWatch
U.S. small business optimism falls in July: NFIBSmall-business owners confidence in the U.S. economy slipped in July as coronavirus cases continue to surge across the country, data from a survey compiled by the National Federation of Independent Business showed Tuesday.
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
2:00 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
California’s public health director quits after test-result reporting glitch Dr. Sonia Angell becomes latest of many public health officials to resign or be fired amid the continuing coronavirus pandemicDr. Sonia Angell becomes latest of many public health officials to resign or be fired amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
1:24 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Drew FitzGerald
Trump Administration to privatize military airwaves for 5G networks Radio frequencies typically used by the Pentagon would be privatized under the new White House planThe Trump Administration outlined a plan Monday to commercialize a swath of military radio frequencies for use in next-generation 5G networks, yielding to cellphone carriers that have sought the spectrum for their own use.
1:00 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Pierre Briançon
China flexes its muscles in Hong Kong with arrest of pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy LaiThis is the first high-profile arrest under the new national security law forced upon the territory by Beijing to quell pro-democracy demonstrations.
12:31 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Paul Krugman: Trump’s payroll tax cut is ‘the hydroxychloroquine of economic policy’ The economist said he’s ‘extremely worried about a greater recession coming from it’ The economist said he’s ‘extremely worried about a greater recession coming from it’
12:10 p.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Greg Robb
U.S. job openings slowly climbing out of deep hole Despite gain in June, there are still 3 unemployed workers per job openingJob openings at U.S. workplaces rose to 5.9 million in June, the Labor Department said Monday, but economists said they are climbing out of a deep hole.
11:39 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Diverse Business Leaders Wanted for a Biden White House Some on the progressive left want to exclude Wall Street from serving in a new administration. That would rule out many qualified minority candidates.
9:57 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Republican Ron Johnson subpoenas FBI documents amid Senate committee probe into origins of Trump-Russia investigation Wisconsin lawmaker’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is one of multiple Republican-led Senate panels scrutinizing the FBI’s investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and RussiaThe Wisconsin lawmaker’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is one of multiple Republican-led Senate panels scrutinizing the FBI’s investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
9:38 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Associated Press
Looters descend on downtown Chicago — over 100 people arrested Police made more than 100 arrests and 13 officers were injuredHundreds of looters descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city’s South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said.
9:22 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Trump or Biden? These ETFs Should Climb Either Way. Investors can get ready for any election outcome with ETFs that track infrastructure, clean energy, and parts of the health-care sector
8:41 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Chris Jackson
Why Trump is unlikely to pull off an election surprise against Biden like he did with Clinton Undecided voters in 2020 are swinging to the DemocratsUndecided voters in 2020 are swinging to the Democrats, writes pollster Chris Jackson.
8:37 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - Barrons.com
Markets Don’t Care About Problems With Trump’s Orders Trump’s executive orders are unconstitutional and worsen the squeeze on state and local governments, instead of easing the pressure. But the markets and the public don’t care, as long as they mean checks are in the mail.
8:37 a.m. Aug. 10, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Bank of America is latest Wall Street firm to pledge to Beirut relief effort, with $300,000 donation Beirut’s Bourse reopened on Monday for the first time since the explosionWall Street banks are supporting the Lebanese people after last week’s massive explosion devastated Beirut.
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