7:14 a.m. Today7:14 a.m. Dec. 8, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
MarketWatch asked doctors to if they'd accept New Year's Eve party invitations. Here's what they said.'Would you and I go into a building where we can see smoke and hear fire alarms? That's what omicron is,' said vaccinologist Gregory Poland.
5:27 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021
- By V.L. Hendrickson
Here’s What Could Change Your U.S. Property Tax Bill in 2022, and BeyondSoaring residential values, changes to the highly divisive SALT deductions and more could be in store for homeowners
11:43 a.m. Dec. 5, 2021
College football's playoff is set: Alabama-Cincinnati, Michigan-GeorgiaFourth-seeded Cincinnati is the first team to reach the CFP from a non-Power Five conference.
6:09 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021
- By Bianca Flowers
As Supreme Court signals shift on abortion, 3 women share the true cost of accessing one — or being denied'I was naive and thought it would be easier — I didn’t think I would have to travel to Colorado Springs.'
5:29 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021
- By Amanda Weinstein
Auburn vs. College Station, Greeley vs. Flagstaff -- the surprising differences in where men and women prefer to liveAnd then there is Gadsden, Ala., which single women consider to have by far the worse quality of life among 283 metro areas. Men say it's just average.
5:02 a.m. Dec. 4, 2021
- By Lawrence A. Cunningham
Ford and GM shares could get a boost if they create a special 'Class EV' stock for their electric vehicle businessTracking stock would give shareholders a dedicated stake in a rapidly growing unit.
10:03 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021
A Plan for America's Community College Crisis
Community-college enrollment has fallen precipitously during the pandemic, threatening long-term economic growth. Education expert Stanley Litow has a plan to fix it.
5:59 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021
LSU hires head coach Brian Kelly away from storied football school Notre DameLSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.
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.'
12:10 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
Will the Biden administration releasing 50 million barrels of oil lower gas prices? Don't hold your breathThe national average price for a gallon of gas was $3.40 as of Tuesday --- more than a $1 increase from a year ago, according to AAA.
12:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2021
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Told Managers to Obey or Quit. Will That Hurt the Stock?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk had some sharp words for managers. Barron's asked management experts to weigh in.
11:48 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021
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.
10:19 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021
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.
5:00 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
4:01 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021
- By Jessica Eise
Hey, Elon Musk, beating world hunger is far harder than traveling to spaceIt takes more than money --- even $6 billion from the Tesla CEO --- to eliminate world hunger.
12:33 p.m. Nov. 13, 2021
- By James K. Galbraith
The culprit for high inflation? Too much efficiencyThe global economy has evolved a complex and highly efficient logistics ecosystem to feed the insatiable beast, but the pandemic revealed the fatal flaw in that production chain.
7:13 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
- By Lukas I. Alpert
Student faces 20 years in prison for pandemic puppy cyberscamOne victim paid $9,100 for a mini-dachsund named Pansy that was never delivered, prosecutors say.
10:19 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021
- By Myra P. Saefong
Oil ends lower, down a third-straight week ahead of potential U.S. move to ease high pricesOil futures fall Friday to end lower for the week on strength in the dollar, as traders consider the possibility of a release of crude from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
5:19 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021
GE and the Death of the Conglomerate, Alibaba and Stock Buybacks: Barron’s Daily
AstraZeneca says Covid-19 vaccine now profitable, schools relax mask requirements, Alibaba looks to make its Singles Day a global thing, and other news to start your day.
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.
11:11 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
Texas A&M student Bharti Shahani dies from Astroworld injuriesA 22-year-old college senior who was critically injured at the Astroworld festival in Houston has died, the family’s lawyer said Thursday, making her the 9th person to die in a crowd surge after fans pushed toward the stage during a performance by headliner Travis Scott.
9:31 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
Big Bird facing criticism after sharing vaccine statusSmokey Bear taught kids the importance of preventing wildfires. McGruff the Crime Dog warned them not to talk to strangers. And in 1972, Big Bird lined up on “Sesame Street” to receive a measles vaccine as part of a campaign to get more youngsters inoculated against the disease.
1:37 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 251.5 million and judge orders halt on Texas mask ban for schoolsThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 251.5 million on Thursday, while the death toll edged above 5.07 million, according to . The U.S. continues to lead the world with a total of 46.8 million cases and 759,060 deaths. The U.S. is still averaging about 1,200 deaths a day, although cases and hospitalizations are declining, outside of hot spots that include California, Colorado and New Mexico. A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a halt to the enforcement of Texas' ban on mask mandates in the state's schools, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled in Austin that the ban ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott violated a federal law protecting disabled students' access to public education. The nonprofit advocacy group Disabled Rights Texas argued that Abbott's ban prohibited accommodations for disabled children particularly vulnerable to COVID-19.
India is second by cases after the U.S. at 34.4 million and has suffered 462,189 deaths. Brazil has second highest death toll at 610,036 and 21.9 million cases. In Europe, Russia has the most fatalities at 247,000 deaths, followed by the U.K. at 142,772.
11:04 p.m. Nov. 7, 2021
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.
6:47 p.m. Nov. 7, 2021
'It's devastating': Investigators probe how Houston concert tragedy unfolded Investigators are expected to examine the design of safety barriers and the use of crowd control in determining what led to a crush of spectators at a Houston music festival that left eight people dead and hundreds more injured.
10:57 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
Crowd surge kills at least 8 at Houston music festivalAt least eight people died and numerous others were injured in what officials described as a surge of the crowd at the Astroworld music festival in Houston while rapper Travis Scott was performing.
9:10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
5 of the coolest college towns where you can buy a home for under $250,000Culture, food, educational opportunities — these are among the compelling reasons to consider a college town.
3:30 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
Repay Your Mortgage Early or Ride the Stock Market for Gains? Consider These Factors.
With interest rates low, paying off your home loan early might seem pointless. But it can make sense for many people, particularly those in or near retirement.
1:02 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021
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.
8:49 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
For the first time, most U.S. moms will likely be the family breadwinner within their child's first 18 yearsNew research on how children rely on mothers' financial support comes as more than 1.6 million women have left the workforce since February 2020.
7:50 p.m. Nov. 2, 2021
Republican Glenn Youngkin wins Virginia governor's race, jolting DemocratsRepublican Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor's race on Tuesday, tapping into culture war fights over schools and race to unite former President Donald Trump's most fervent supporters with enough suburban voters to become the first Republican to win statewide office here in 12 years.
4:53 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021
Zillow May Have Stumbled, But iBuying Is Here to Stay
Consumers love the convenience of instant real-estate sales. Opportunity is there for the iBuyers that can stick it out, write Joshua Roberson and Luis Torres, real-estate experts at Texas A&M.
3:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Virginia governor's race could give 'flashing red warning sign' for Democrats — and shift market sentimentThe governor's race in the Democratic-leaning state of Virginia is drawing considerable attention this fall, with analysts connecting the contest to President Joe Biden's spending plans and next year's U.S. midterm elections.
1:55 p.m. Nov. 1, 2021
Supreme Court questions Texas law banning most abortionsA majority of the Supreme Court signaled Monday they would allow abortion providers to pursue a court challenge to a Texas law that has virtually ended abortion in the nation’s second-largest state after six weeks of pregnancy.
7:56 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Democrats compare oil companies' climate change response to tobacco-cancer denialDemocrats grilled the executives of oil majors ExxonMobil Corp., Chevron and others for campaigns the lawmakers charged have misled the public on the dangerous effects of climate change in ways that mimic historic efforts by cigarette makers to disguise health concerns.
5:37 p.m. Oct. 26, 2021
- By Steve Gelsi
How Seth Rogen and Ricky Williams are aiming to succeed in cannabis: 'People view [Rogen] as an authority'Celebrities remain attracted to cannabis with mixed results thus far, but that hasn't stopped movie actor Seth Rogen and NFL star Ricky Williams from seeding entrepreneurial pursuits in the growing business.
11:16 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
- By Abby Schultz
Future Returns: The Investment Opportunity of Latino-Owned BusinessesA report by Bain & Co. details the hurdles these companies face and how they can be overcome
10:53 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
12 great gifts for college grads under $25 — that you can get last minuteIt's not too late to grab a memorable graduation gift.
9:39 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
Indiana city offers stand-in 'grandparents' as an incentive to attract new residentsA rural city in southeastern Indiana has piqued the interest of hundreds of families considering a move there after it offered stand-in ”grandparents” to babysit their children as part of an incentive program aimed at attracting remote workers.
1:35 p.m. Oct. 23, 2021
- By Paul Brandus
These 7 habits will keep your mind sharp no matter how long you workThese are tough jobs -- how old is too old?