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3:03 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Drawing attention to the debt people face in the criminal justice system — by canceling itThis week, we’re taking a look at the intersection of debt and the criminal justice system.
5:42 p.m. Dec. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Multiple cases of omicron variant detected in New YorkMultiple cases of the omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in New York, health officials said Thursday, including a man who attended an anime convention in Manhattan in late November and tested positive for the variant when he returned home to Minnesota.
12:24 p.m. Dec. 2, 2021 - Barrons.com
Elizabeth Holmes' Long-Shot Defense May Be All She's Got, Experts Say The former Theranos CEO is using a long-shot defense that may be her best hope against allegations that she knowingly misled investors.
10:19 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Jacqueline Avant, wife of music legend Clarence Avant, killed in shooting at Beverly Hills homeJacqueline Avant, a Los Angeles philanthropist and the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, was fatally shot in Beverly Hills, California, early Wednesday, according to authorities and a Netflix spokeswoman.
7:28 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
A Hertz customer's 'very bad' car rental experience goes viral: 'It was extortion'A law professor posts a five-page complaint against Hertz on Twitter, claiming the company broke its contract and was 'extorting' her. She got a full refund.
6:09 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Oz announces his run for Senate in PennsylvaniaDr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.
6:54 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Rick Bookstaber
Your exposure to tech stocks is much greater than you thinkIf you own an S&P 500 fund, tech isn't 25% -- it's north of 40%.
5:27 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
‘I’m still in disbelief': This single mom, 58, switched careers during the pandemic — and got a pay raise. Here's how she did it'If you want to model perseverance to kids, you’ve got to model perseverance in your job search.'
4:27 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Who is Parag Agrawal? 5 things to know about the new CEO of TwitterTwitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey sent the business world atwitter on Monday morning after announcing he is stepping down.
1:25 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Brett Arends
California turns a blind eye to nursing home abusesThe Dept. of Public Health is sitting on a backlog of more than 5,000 complaints
3:34 p.m. Nov. 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Elizabeth Holmes accuses ex-lover, Theranos business partner of abuseDisgraced entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes described herself as the abused puppet of her former lover and business partner Sunny Balwani in tearful testimony Monday, part of her attempt to refute accusations that she lied about a flawed blood-testing technology she had hailed as a major breakthrough.
6:55 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
We have been promised the 'metaverse' for decades, but it is still not a sure thingFor decades, software developers and engineers have unsuccessfully tried to create alternative worlds, a quest inspired by science fiction that goes farther back than "Snow Crash."
5:00 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
75% of Americans think the government should help them save for retirementState-sponsored retirement plans are successful and popular -- and more people want access, research says
12:40 p.m. Nov. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
America’s Retirement System Is Broken. How to Fix It. Economist and retirement expert Teresa Ghilarducci has a plan that would bolt on to the Social Security system, enabling more people to have a healthy and secure retirement.
11:24 a.m. Nov. 24, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Are early wage access products a worker-friendly innovation — or loans that need regulation?A debate is raging between the companies that provide these products and consumer advocates.
2:05 p.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
Saving for college: the pros and cons of 529 savings plans, prepaid plans and how to decideA 529 plan is one smart way to save, invest and pay for college expenses in a tax-advantageous way.
3:09 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Elizabeth Holmes takes witness stand for second day in her criminal fraud trialFallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes, accused of bamboozling investors and patients about her startup Theranos and its medical device that she said would reshape health care, took the witness stand late Friday in her trial for criminal fraud.
10:44 a.m. Nov. 20, 2021 - By Vivien Lou Chen
‘The inflation genie is out of the bottle’ as consumer sentiment takes a hit and Californians pay $12 for a regular burritoMarkets are pushing for a faster response by the Federal Reserve, while consumer sentiment gets hit hard by concerns about the lack of policy responses to inflation.
1:42 p.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes takes the stand in her criminal-fraud trial in surprise moveFallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes took the witness stand in a surprising development late Friday in her criminal fraud trial. The former entrepreneur will attempt to refute the U.S. government’s allegations that to she bamboozled investors and patients into believing that her startup, Theranos, would reshape health care.
11:48 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Tesla Is Sued Over Workplace Issues Again. This Is What to Watch. Employee Jessica Barraza is suing the auto maker, alleging "systemic sexual harassment" against her and other female staff.
11:06 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
CDC Advisory Panel Backs Pfizer and Moderna Boosters for All Adults The move follows the FDA's approval of the booster shots for those 18 and up.
10:33 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Steve Gelsi
Banks favor Powell over Brainard to lead the Fed. Here's whyBanks could face higher capital requirements and greater regulatory scrutiny under Lael Brainard, the Fed governor who's a front runner for the Fed chair or the vice chair roles.
10:19 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
New laws drive teachers away from controversial topics in fear of being penalizedNew measures that restrict how race is addressed in classrooms have spread confusion and anxiety among many educators, who in some cases have begun pulling books and canceling lessons for fear of being penalized.
5:13 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Hernan Galperin
High-speed internet is as essential as water or electricity, infrastructure bill proclaimsBipartisan legislation provides billions of dollars and eases the way for more equitable broadband access for everybody.
7:37 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Drug overdoses in the U.S. topped 100,000 in one year during the pandemicAn estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a more dangerous drug supply.
12:58 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden's Build Back Better bill would deliver payroll tax credit to local newspapersAbout a quarter of the country's newspapers have closed and half of local journalism jobs have evaporated in the past 15 years, according to research by the University of North Carolina.
5:23 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
This is your brain on high inflation: 'scarcity' and financial anxietyProlonged exposure to high inflation can have a lasting effect on people's financial decision-making, research suggests
5:00 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Abby Schultz
The Trade Desk CEO Jeff Green Signs the Giving PledgeThe 44-year-old founder of the advertising tech firm relies on data to support his philanthropy
3:09 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden and China’s Xi Hold Three-Hour Virtual Meeting While cordial, issues over trade, human rights, and Taiwan showed that conciliation may not be easy.
1:45 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 near 254 million and Arkansas is latest state to expand booster programThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 253.9 million on Tuesday, while the death toll edged above 5.11 million, according to . The U.S. continues to lead the world with a total of 47.2 million cases and 764,365 deaths. The U.S. is still averaging more than 1,100 deaths a day, although cases and hospitalizations are declining, outside of hot spots that include Illinois, Minnesota, Colorado and New Mexico. Arkansas has joined Colorado, California and New Mexico in expanding its vaccine booster program, moving ahead of federal regulators who are close to making a decision on the issue, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the news at a briefing on Monday, saying all adults in the state would be eligible to get boosters, as long as they comply with timing rules relating to primary doses. Experts are concerned that cases may rise again during the cold winter months if people gather indoors in large numbers. India is second by cases after the U.S. at 34.5 million and has suffered 463,852 deaths. Brazil has second highest death toll at 611,346 and 21.9 million cases. In Europe, Russia has the most fatalities at 253,009 deaths, followed by the U.K. at 143,384.
12:00 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
Commentary: Can America Still Do Megaprojects? Unless the Biden administration is careful, history will repeat itself, write Tinglong Dai and Christopher S. Tang.
7:05 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Booster Rollout Could Expand as Covid Cases Rise A broader push could shore up the stocks of the vaccine makers.
3:52 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Joan C. Williams
Maybe there'd be less of a worker shortage if job interviewers treated women and people of color more fairlyBias does not stem from a few bad actors. It stems from poorly designed hiring systems.
8:20 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Here's the first U.S. city to swap gas and oil for all-electric buildings, on the path to zero carbon emissionsIthaca, the upstate New York city of about 30,000, known for Cornell University and the natural beauty of its gorges, will be the first in the country to try to decarbonize every last one of its buildings by switching to electric power.
6:49 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
'Households with a member suffering from depression exhibit striking differences in shopping behavior'A new paper documents the relationship between self-reported mental-health issues and the size and composition of shopping baskets.
2:26 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Federal judge deals blow to Texas ban on face masks in schools, and Europe struggles to contain rising COVID-19 cases and deathsA federal judge dealt a blow to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's effort to ban schools from mandating face masks, ruling that the ban violated a law that protects disabled students' access to education.
2:19 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 252 million and Netherlands plans partial lockdownThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 252 million on Friday, while the death toll edged above 5.08 million, according to . The U.S. continues to lead the world with a total of 46.9 million cases and 759,677 deaths. The U.S. is still averaging almost 1,200 deaths a day, although cases and hospitalizations are declining, outside of hot spots that include California, Colorado and New Mexico. The Netherlands has opted to take the advice of a panel of experts and implement a partial lockdown, becoming the first Western European country to do so since summer. Bars and restaurants will close early and sporting events will be held without audiences for three weeks as the country faces a new wave of cases. The World Health Organization said this week that Europe is now the only region where cases and deaths are rising on a weekly basis, led by Russia where unvaccinated people have set record daily death tolls for weeks. India is second by cases after the U.S. at 34.4 million and has suffered 462,690 deaths. Brazil has second highest death toll at 610,224 and 21.9 million cases. In Europe, Russia has the most fatalities at 248,203 deaths, followed by the U.K. at 142,971.
4:59 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
Viewers of these news outlets are most likely to believe COVID-19 mythsPeople trust local TV and network news the most when it comes to information about the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
4:02 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - By Barry Eichengreen
Demanding that infrastructure be 'paid for' misses the whole point of investing in infrastructureThe debate over Biden's agenda is about what kind of country and government we value, but it should also be about the returns on investment from that agenda.
2:17 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
WHO highlights that Europe is only region with rising COVID cases and deaths, as Russia overtakes U.S. for most fatalities in a weekThe World Health Organization highlighted Wednesday that Europe was the only region showing rising cases and deaths from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in the latest week, led by Russia, where low vaccine take-up is causing about 1,200 deaths a day.
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