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6:29 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Dow skids 500 points Monday as fear of market contagion from China's Evergrande intensifiesU.S. stocks trade down sharply on Monday but off their worst levels of the session as investors parsed the potential impact of the collapse of a property developer in China. Investors also were positioning ahead of the Federal Open Market Committee Sept. 21-22 meeting.
6:06 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Evergrande isn't the only reason the stock market is headed for its worst day in 2 months. Here are 5 other reasonsMonday's sharp downturn in stocks precipitated partly by the highly leveraged Evergrande in China isn't the only problem buffeting markets on Monday.
6:02 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
My recently widowed father, 68, met a woman on Facebook — and sent her Bitcoin so they could meet‘How do I navigate these waters now and what can I do to protect his finances?’
5:04 a.m. Today - By Charles Passy
Florida or Floriduh? The Sunshine State remains defiant about COVID-19, even as deaths surpass 50,000Gov. Ron DeSantis has balked at pandemic restrictions and proclaimed Florida 'a free state,' but are Floridians paying too much of a price as a result?
4:24 a.m. Today -
U.S. ramps up plan to expel Haitian migrants gathered in TexasHaitian migrants seeking to escape poverty, hunger and a feeling of hopelessness in their home country said U.S. plans to speedily send them back will not deter them as thousands of people remained encamped on the Texas border Saturday after crossing from Mexico.
4:00 a.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Treasury yields lower as worries of potential 'Lehman moment' for China fuels debt buyingU.S. Treasury yields on Monday were falling and prices rallied, as the potential collapse of Chinese property development company rattled investors, raising the prospect of a spillover into other global markets.
3:47 a.m. Today - By Jaimy Lee
FDA panel recommends Pfizer’s COVID-19 booster for 65 and older, but not for the general publicA group of advisors to the Food and Drug Administration on Friday reframed a proposed approval of BioNTech and Pfizer's COVID-19 booster for the general population, and it instead recommended authorization of an additional dose of the vaccine to people at least 65 years old and those at high risk for severe disease.
9:56 a.m. Sept. 19, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My dad arrived at my brother's Holy Communion high on cocaine. He punched the cab driver. Am I liable for his end-of-life care?I think he has outstanding gambling debts as well as debt for bail bondsmen, parking tickets and driving fines and credit cards.
12:10 p.m. Sept. 18, 2021 -
What will you call home when you’re older? The ultimate guide to housing in later lifeWill you age in place, live like the 'Golden Girls' or move in with family? Here's a guide to housing options for retirees, with resources to help find what's right for you.
11:41 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Biden warns climate forum of 'point of no return' without bolder action, agrees to methane cutsPresident Joe Biden on Friday urged all nations to act to slow climate change or risk getting dangerously close to "a point of no return," as pressure to replace pledges with action rises ahead of the highly anticipated November global climate-change conference in Glasgow.
11:18 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Mark Weisbrot
Republican senators are blocking desperately needed pandemic relief for the world's poorAllowing the IMF to issue $1.5 trillion in special drawing rights would save countless lives and wouldn't cost U.S. taxpayers a dime
11:02 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Cannabis sector is not banking on help from Congress before 2022SAFE Banking Act and other potential paths to legalize aspects of cannabis on the federal level remain on the back burner, but more states are growing their presence in the business.
9:25 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Lukas I. Alpert
Man stole $500K of missing brother's Social Security checks over decades --- until facial recognition put authorities on his trailChris Sayler will serve two years for pocketing $500,000 in social security payments earmarked for his brother Jarvis, who went missing in 1988.
8:36 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Meera Jagannathan
'Do I just suffer and hope things get better?' COVID-19 long haulers face fears of reinfection, unvaccinated Americans and medical bills'People think, "Oh, that’s not gonna happen to me."'
7:27 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Charles Passy
Broadway is back --- are high ticket prices, too?In a speech to audience members on Tuesday evening, 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda said, 'I don't ever want to take live theater for granted ever again.'
7:08 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
It is the 'golden age' of U.S. consumer credit, says this Voya portfolio managerArmed with a raft of aid from Washington to offset the COVID crisis, many households now stand on the sturdiest ground in more than two decades, says Voya's Dave Goodson, head of securitized credit.
7:01 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Uber, Lyft and other gig companies facing fights over Prop. 22 in California -- and in states where they want to replicate itMassachusetts and a handful of other states gear up to fight gig companies that want to carve out new labor laws for gig workers.
6:57 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
The 'Occupy Wall Street' spirit is alive and kicking on Reddit, other social-media sitesSure, Reddit isn't a park but neither was Zuccotti Park.
5:16 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Inflation challenges stock-market underpinnings as investors look ahead to Fed meetingInflation is unsettling some investors, even if it does prove a transitory feature of the pandemic.
4:23 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021 - By Alisa Wolfson
I’m the former president of the American Academy of Sleep. This is the mattress I’ve slept on for the past 8 years: ‘It supports my body and my spine.’Plus 3 other mattresses you may want to consider.
11:19 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Charles Passy
A ‘pet’ peeve: We spend ridiculous sums on our dogs and cats for everything from Halloween costumes to drinks at the animal 'bar'Americans fork over more than $100 billion annually on their pets. How much is too much?
11:12 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Nursing homes are now facing a COVID resurgence, and a staffing shortage will only make it worseBillions in federal aid hasn't bolstered overwhelmed workforce.
11:12 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil prices decline, but post a 4th straight weekly gainOil prices decline on Friday as crude production in the Gulf of Mexico makes a slow comeback from Hurricane Ida, but both the U.S. and global benchmarks score solid weekly gains for a fourth week in a row.
10:58 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
U.S. consumer sentiment mired at near decade lows, University of Michigan Survey findsThe University of Michigan's gauge of consumer sentiment rebounded slightly to a preliminary September reading of 71 from a final August reading of 70.3.
10:57 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - Barrons Blogs
Wealthy Business Owners Rethink Succession, Location Plans Amid the PandemicIn a survey, 70% of respondents planned to change leadership roles, with 34% choosing earlier retirement
9:32 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Alisa Wolfson
‘This is the sanitizer used most frequently in hospitals.’ 3 doctors share what hand sanitizer they personally use (psst: they don’t like dry skin, either)As the coronavirus delta variant spreads through America, here's what to know about hand washing and hand sanitizer.
7:14 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Katherine Wiles
Social media usage has been linked to mental health issues --- here's what TikTok, Facebook and Twitter are doing about itTikTok recently shared its new mental health resources as Instagram faces backlash over its influence on teens
6:57 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Delta took a bite out of restaurant sales, but Americans are still spending plenty of moneyThe coronavirus delta variant took a bite out of the U.S. economy in August, but the new strain didn't do much damage.
6:57 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Job hunters are putting their vaccination status on LinkedIn and on their résumés. Should you?Figuring out when to disclose vaccination status — or ask about it — is a top new question for prospective employees and employers.
6:06 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021 -
White House warns that debt limit showdown could hurt economyThe White House is warning state and local governments about severe cuts to disaster relief, Medicaid, infrastructure grants, school money and other programs if Congress fails to raise the U.S. debt limit.
4:55 p.m. Sept. 16, 2021 -
Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News CorpBritish presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday.
2:24 p.m. Sept. 16, 2021 -
Republican legislatures have curtailed state and local powers to enact public health measures in more than half of U.S.Republican legislators in more than half of U.S. states, spurred on by voters angry about lockdowns and mask mandates, are taking away the powers that state and local officials use to protect the public against infectious diseases.
2:05 p.m. Sept. 16, 2021 -
Florida surpasses 50,000 coronavirus deaths; a quarter have come this summerOverall, about one in every 400 Florida residents who were alive in March 2020 has since died of COVID-19.
11:41 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
A Yom Kippur reminder: The idea of debt forgiveness dates at least as far back as the BibleThis Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur mark the start of a Shmita year, a period described in the Torah when creditors were supposed to release debtors from their obligations
11:05 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 -
Body composting is becoming a popular 'green' alternative to burial and cremationIn a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death.
10:40 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. passes grim milestone as 1 person in every 500 has now died of COVID, as a debate about the need for booster shots heats upThe U.S. passed yet another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, when the number of fatalities from COVID-19 passed 666,000, meaning that about one in 500 Americans have died of the illness.
10:12 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Erin Trish
Money for the infrastructure bill is coming at the expense of Medicare Part DA once-in-a-generation chance to blunt rising prescription drug costs for seniors is about to disappear.
9:37 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Ameya Pawar
The recovery will be weak if small businesses can't get the credit they need and deserveBiden's plan would offer direct lending to the entrepreneurs that the banks and bond markets ignore
9:24 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 - By Kerry Hannon
Think you'll stop working in your 60s? Get realLongevity, high medical costs and low savings rates will keep us working for a long time.
7:46 a.m. Sept. 16, 2021 -
Los Angeles County votes to phase out oil and gas drilling in unincorporated areasLos Angeles County supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to phase out oil and gas drilling and ban new drill sites in the unincorporated areas of the nation's most populous county.
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