6:33 a.m. Today6:33 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
Positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trial of 5-to-11-year-olds tempered as U.S. daily death rate tops 2,000 for first time since March 1Positive results from a trial of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and German partner BioNTech in children aged 5 to 11 was tempered Monday by a rising average death rate, with the U.S. now seeing more than 2,000 fatalities a day for the first time since March 1.
6:33 a.m. Today6:33 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
London stocks slide amid Evergrande crisis and mining worriesChina's growing Evergrande crisis overshadows London markets. International Airlines Group soared on a report that U.S. travel restrictions will
6:29 a.m. Today6:29 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- 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.
6:13 a.m. Today6:13 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
Elon Musk Took Another Jab at Biden. It's a Bad Time for a Fight.
There is a lot going on at Tesla these days. There are new models, new capacity and new features for investors to consider.
6:07 a.m. Today6:07 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Jacob Passy
Home builder confidence improves as housing demand remains strongThe construction industry is showing signs of stability, despite ongoing challenges around the supply of building materials and labor.
5:45 a.m. Today5:45 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Filippo Menczer
Censorship will never be able to stop the spread of viral misinformation on social media - here's an idea that might workHumans have always been easily misled, but what's new is how fast the lies can spread.
5:11 a.m. Today5:11 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
‘I decided I’d jump the gun': What to consider before getting a third shot if you’re not eligible yetAn FDA panel voted against recommending third shots of Pfizer for the general public, but recommended them for people who are at least 65 and at high-risk for severe disease.
4:25 a.m. Today4:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Emily Bary
Toast IPO: 5 things to know about the restaurant-focused payments playerToast Inc. could be rolling in dough as the maker of restaurant-focused payment software heads for the public markets.
4:21 a.m. Today4:21 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Mike Feibus
Self-driving technology needs a reset — and this is what it would look likeHere’s a more sensible route toward a better, and safer, driving experience.
3:58 a.m. Today3:58 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Therese Poletti
If there were a 'Big Three' of electric vehicle makers, who would join Tesla?Some EV companies have confirmed that no revenue will be forthcoming for the rest of this year, raising questions about who will survive and thrive in the space.
3:41 a.m. Today3:41 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
A War Is Coming Over Cryptos and Money. Why You Should Care.
Cryptos are challenging the dollar’s long dominance in world finance. We examine the threats and opportunities as currencies go digital.
3:25 a.m. Today3:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
CVS invites candidates to text to start application process as it seeks 25,000 workersCVS Health Corp. will be hosting a national hiring event on September 24 in which the pharmacy retailer will seek 25,000 retail and clinical hires, including nurses and pharmacists. CVS is preparing for the coming demand for flu shots, COVID boosters and ongoing demand for COVID vaccines. CVS has administered more than 34 million COVID-19 vaccines. The pharmacy retailer invites candidates to start the virtual hiring process by texting "CVS" to the company's mobile job application feature or going to the company's website. There will be no in-person interviews. CVS raised its minimum wage to $15, effective July 2022, with incremental increases happening until that time. CVS joins a number of companies looking for thousands of workers on a full-time, part-time or seasonal basis, including and . CVS stock has run up 25.2% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index is up 18% for the period.
2:39 a.m. Today2:39 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
It’s Crunchtime for Evergrande. The Market Is Worried.
SpaceX’s successful civilian mission opens doors to future flights, Tesla software upgrade isn’t ready for drive time, says head of NTSB, debt ceiling resolution heads to a standoff in Congress, and other news to start your day.
2:10 a.m. Today2:10 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
Tesla Software Upgrade Isn't Ready for Drive Time, Says NTSB Chief
Tesla must address 'basic safety issues' before rolling out an upgrade of its driver assistance software, says the head of the National Transportation Safety Board.
2:02 a.m. Today2:02 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
Boris Johnson Plans to Confront Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Over Taxes
U.K. prime minister will later travel to Washington for talks with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
4:52 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
Hot, windy conditions return as California wildfires reach giant sequoia grovesHot, dry weather on Sunday added to the challenges facing California firefighters who are battling to keep flames from driving further into a grove of ancient sequoias, where the base of the world’s tallest tree has been wrapped in protective foil.
4:18 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
Body found in Wyoming believed to be missing woman Gabby PetitoAuthorities say a body discovered Sunday in Wyoming is believed to be Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country trek with a boyfriend who has been identified by authorities as a person of interest and is now being sought within a Florida nature preserve.
1:07 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
NTSB critical of Tesla's 'Full Self-Driving' upgrade: 'misleading and irresponsible'Tesla Inc. is readying a major upgrade of its driver-assistance software. The country’s top crash investigator says the move may be premature.
12:58 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
Pro-Kremlin party leads in early results in Russia electionThe election is widely seen as an important part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to cement his grip on power ahead of the 2024 presidential election, in which control of the State Duma, or parliament, will be key.
12:31 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
Military training jet crashes in Texas; both pilots injuredA military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the ground, authorities said.
12:22 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
U.S. closes part of Texas border, begins deporting HaitiansThe United States acted Sunday to stem the flow of migrants into Texas by blocking the Mexican border at an isolated town where thousands of Haitian refugees set up a camp, and American officials began flying some of the migrants back to their homeland.
12:15 p.m. Sept. 19, 2021
Chris Rock says he has breakthrough COVID case: 'Trust me you don’t want this'Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.”
3:59 p.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Jacob Passy
Student debt is keeping many Americans from becoming homeowners — and COVID didn’t helpWhile people with federal student loans have been allowed to pause payments during the pandemic, most borrowers haven’t gotten any closer to paying their debt.
3:56 p.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Philip van Doorn
Wall Street sees as much as 70% upside for these highly rated energy stocks in rally modeCrude oil shot up more than 3% in only one day amid rising demand and a supply disruption, while many oil and gas stocks were up even more.
3:46 p.m. Sept. 18, 2021
French minister decries 'duplicity' in U.S. submarine dealFrance's foreign minister on Saturday denounced what he called the "duplicity, disdain and lies" surrounding the sudden rupture of France's lucrative contract to make submarines for Australia in favor of a U.S. deal and declared that a crisis is at hand among the Western allies.
3:35 p.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Police outnumber Jan. 6 protesters in Washington DCIn a city still on edge after the Jan. 6 insurrection, law enforcement bore down in large numbers on the Capitol on Saturday over concerns that a rally in support of the jailed rioters would turn violent. It didn't.
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.
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.
9:10 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Frances Yue
Here’s what leaders at Coinbase, FTX, BlockFi and other crypto companies are saying about regulation“The CFTC has been much faster to weigh in and offer guidance and thoughts...I think there's been some criticism of the SEC, " said Sydney Schaub, chief legal officer at crypto exchange and stablecoin issuer Gemini.
8:40 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
A Goldman ETF Targets a Sector Ruled by ARK
The Goldman Sachs Future Tech Leaders ETF wants to capture the kind of technology growth that made Cathie Wood’s ARK so successful. But it has a few refinements on her megacap strategy.
8:38 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Big Bets Ride on Solar Power. But the Obstacles Remain Challenging.
The U.S. is growing solar capacity quickly. But supply-chain problems, tariffs, and local opposition to large installations create a drag on growth. And Paris climate-change 2030 targets are tough.
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."'
8:22 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
'Real risk' for banks that Democrats use new reporting rule to fund SALT relief, analyst saysCould a new regulation affecting banks help Democratic lawmakers deliver a 'SALT fix' for higher-cost states?
8:07 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Correction Worries Are Overblown. Here’s Why.
Budget maneuvering, tax hikes, and a debt-ceiling standoff may hit stocks after a long rally. Don’t fight the Fed and buy any dip, bulls say.
7:47 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Crews watching weather as wildfire burns near giant California sequoiasCrews were watching the weather this weekend as they battled California wildfires that have burned into some groves of gigantic ancient sequoias as they try to protect the world's largest tree.
6:14 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Charles Passy
Pass the cream cheese and lox: Americans devoured 648 million bagels at restaurants in the past yearThe COVID-19 pandemic has probably helped accelerate the bagel boom as Americans have turned to comfort foods.
5:45 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Catey Hill
5 hottest destinations in America right now for a fall vacationHere's where people are looking to book trips this fall, according to new data from VRBO.
4:43 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Gabriel Zucman
Tax the rich? Democrats' plans let billionaires off the hookThe proposal would put tax progressivity roughly back where it was before the 2017 tax cuts.
4:16 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Brett Arends
This is how much the average Social Security check is likely to rise next yearWe've got some good news and bad news.
3:00 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Modern Portfolio Theory Ignores Crucial Systemic Risk, Author Says
The established theory around diversification and risk fails to take into account systemic risk and the overall health of the markets. How “beta activism” and environmental, social, and governance investing can help.