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2:35 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
Should New York pay Plug Power hundreds of millions to create 68 jobs?A hydrogen company will receive an unprecedented subsidy to be the first tenant in a complex this Upstate New York region hopes will jump-start development.
1:40 p.m. Dec. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bob Dole, longtime senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 98Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued U.S. Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.
9:22 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Omicron variant disrupts travel industry's plans for a comebackTourism businesses that were just finding their footing after nearly two years of devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic are being rattled again as countries throw up new barriers to travel in an effort to contain the omicron variant.
3:28 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
Merck's Covid Pill Gets an FDA Hearing Today. What's at Stake. The FDA advisory panel will discuss the drug's limitations, including safety risks and limited efficacy, which could cut expectations for long-term sales.
5:40 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire in an East Coast community that 'leans toward multicultural, progressive and educated' and has lots of golf -- where should we go?Also on the list: mild, four-season weather; near some water, not necessarily the ocean; good for the adult children and their families.
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.
11:52 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Hedge fund Alden looks to buy another big newspaper chainHedge fund Alden Global Capital, one of the country's largest newspaper owners with a reputation for intense cost cuts and layoffs, has offered to buy the local newspaper chain Lee Enterprises for about $141 million.
12:32 p.m. Nov. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. Rhodes scholars for 2022 include record number of womenOf the 32 students chosen to study at the University of Oxford in England, 22 are women, the office of the American secretary of the trust said in a statement.
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.
7:02 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Would a beefed-up IRS bring in more tax revenue, as Biden says? Experts are dividedThe Congressional Budget Office is expected to release new estimates by Friday on Build Back Better and how much cash auditing wealthy taxpayers would bring in.
12:53 p.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rapper Young Dolph fatally shot at Memphis cookie shopRapper Young Dolph was shot and killed Wednesday at a cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and a search is underway for the shooter, officials said.
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.
10:29 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
‘I can’t imagine the day when I’m not paying.’ Black women are being crushed by the student debt crisis — and demanding actionBlack women face a unique combination of barriers when it comes to paying off their student loans. ‘It feels like we have set up a terrible bargain with people and just blame them.’
11:04 p.m. Nov. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
6 gift ideas not affected by the supply chainThere are still a handful of categories that are easy to buy, which means you can still shop, wrap and give presents without worrying about the supply chain.
1:02 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
More than two dozen Republican-led states say Biden workplace vaccine rule violates state rights"The administration clearly has the authority to protect workers, and actions announced by the president are designed to save lives and stop spread of COVID," Karine Jean-Pierre, a spokeswoman for the White House, said during a briefing Thursday.
8:39 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Community College Won't Be Free. It's Still Essential to the Economy. Democrats have dropped free community college from their reconciliation package. Here's what education expert Stanley Litow wants to see instead.
8:57 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
A world remembers: Memorials honor COVID-19's 5 million deadThe Italian city that suffered the brunt of COVID-19's first deadly wave is dedicating a vivid memorial to the pandemic dead: A grove of trees, creating oxygen in a park opposite the hospital where so many died, unable to breathe.
8:19 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Merck's Covid Antiviral Isn't Just a Quick Win Molnupiravir could help wean Merck off its reliance on its cancer therapy Keytruda, which loses patent protection late this decade.
6:16 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian spider leaves trail of webs in Georgia, unnerves homeownersA large spider native to East Asia has spun its thick, golden web on power lines, porches and vegetable patches all over north Georgia this year — a proliferation that has driven some unnerved homeowners indoors and prompted a flood of anxious social media posts.
2:44 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to live in a medium-sized city close to the beach but without much traffic. Where should we retire?This reader's first thoughts are the Tampa area or southern Virginia. Is there an alternative?
2:40 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
People who got J&J's COVID-19 shot can get a booster. Which one should they get?The 15 million people in the U.S. who got Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine now have the option to get a second shot of their choosing.
3:09 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Debate over mandatory COVID-19 vaccines shifts to religious exemptions — and what constitutes 'sincerely held beliefs'A college football coach unsuccessfully asked for a religious exemption and lost his $3 million–a–year job
2:49 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
People Who Got J&J’s Covid-19 Shot Can Get a Booster. Which One Should They Get? Here's what to know.
12:02 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
The best little cities to live in the U.S. in 2021Right now, millions of people are re-evaluating where they want to live. If you’re one of them, this list is for you.
4:11 a.m. Oct. 13, 2021 - Barrons.com
Merck's Covid-19 Antiviral Can Still Get FDA Authorization, Despite Safety Concerns Citi Research looks into safety concerns about Merck's antiviral molnupiravir, and says the drug should still get approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
8:12 a.m. Oct. 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
America Needs Strong Higher Education More Than Ever It needs to be a national priority to make colleges affordable, safe, and effective for all students, writes Stanley Litow.
8:54 a.m. Oct. 2, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
I’m 50 and considering an early retirement. I want a vibrant place with moderate-left demographics where I can stretch out my savingsA place with welcoming, community-minded and educated locals would be great.
8:09 a.m. Sept. 28, 2021 - By Jetson Leder-Luis
5% of the trillions of dollars lawmakers want to spend on infrastructure could be lost to fraudLawmakers are too vague about how they will deter fraud.
5:15 a.m. Sept. 25, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire in the Carolinas or Virginias in a walkable town neither too large nor too small -- where should we go?A local theater or museum would be nice.
7:55 a.m. Sept. 24, 2021 - Barrons.com
Markets Will Bounce Back Big Time, Says Top Advisor Wes Moss The managing partner of $3.8 billion Capital Investment Advisors says businesses will soar once the economy sheds its “Covid weight,” and reveals the secrets of his educational content empire.
9:54 a.m. Sept. 23, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Reportedly to Name Wall Street and Crypto Skeptic as Lead Bank Regulator The administration is poised to announce the nomination as soon as this week, says a report.
11:58 p.m. Sept. 13, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Are you getting ‘cave syndrome?’Panic attacks, fear of socializing…COVID-19's delta variant may have impacted your return to 'normal.' Here are some ways to handle setbacks and fears.
9:39 a.m. Sept. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
Pandemic Have You Thinking of Retirement? Try It On First. Retiring in phases can provide a taste of life without work and a test of your financial plan. Here are some things to know about exiting in stages.
10:00 a.m. Sept. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Since the start of the pandemic, 130 Black morticians have died in the U.S. from COVID-19When the last mourners departed and funeral director Shawn Troy was left among the headstones, he wept alone.
1:34 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Chinese Tech Stocks Are Tumbling Again. Cathie Wood Has an Idea. Biden will unveil new strategy to fight contagious Delta variant, trial of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes kicks off, hard seltzer slump hits Boston Beer, and other news to start your day.
6:45 p.m. Sept. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tropical Storm Mindy makes landfall on Florida PanhandleA swath of the Florida Panhandle was under a tropical storm warning after Tropical Storm Mindy made landfall Wednesday night.
11:58 p.m. Sept. 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
High schools are finally teaching kids what they need to know about financesFinancial literacy hasn’t always been a priority in schools, but that's changing. Because of the pandemic, educators say there’s never been more interest in the subject.
6:03 a.m. Sept. 5, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Why Americans will be paying for the cost of the war in Afghanistan for decadesTaxpayers have already spent $925 billion in interest payments related to post 9/11 wars, according to a new analysis.
7:41 a.m. Sept. 2, 2021 - By Weston Blasi
Goldman Sachs, McDonald's, tell employees to get vaccinated before coming back to workSee which U.S. companies are requiring workers to get vaccinated before returning to the office
9:39 a.m. Aug. 31, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
CPI investigation shows the USPS has shorted some workers’ pay for yearsNancy Campos’ back ached as she loaded more than 100 Amazon packages onto her truck. The 59-year-old grandmother, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, had worked 13 days in a row without a lunch break, and now she was delivering on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to keep up with a never-ending flow of boxes.
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