1:00 p.m. May 12, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
Biden predicts 'good news' on Colonial Pipeline in next 24 hours — 'we'll be getting that under control'President Joe Biden on Wednesday afternoon says his administration has been in "very, very close contact with Colonial Pipeline" and there would be "some good news" in the next 24 hours on the company's East Coast fuel artery.
11:46 a.m. May 12, 2021
Fake Meat Is Here to Stay. What Stocks to Check Out.
Grocery stores that once stocked only veggie burgers now sell everything from nondairy milks to faux fish---and the selection is only going to grow.
3:47 p.m. May 10, 2021
Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in crackdown against counterfeitsAmazon, which has been under pressure from shoppers, brands and lawmakers to crack down on counterfeits on its site, said Monday that it blocked more than 10 billion suspected phony listings last year before any of their offerings could be sold.
7:04 a.m. May 10, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Beyond Meat aims to quiet the 'noise' about the ingredients in its plant-based foodsWellness is a key reason consumers turn to plant-based foods, and a partnership with Stanford aims to show that Beyond Meat products are part of a healthy diet.
3:12 a.m. May 10, 2021
Amazon says it blocked over 10 billion suspected phony listings in 2020The numbers were released in Amazon's first report on its anti-counterfeiting efforts since it announced new tools and technologies in 2019. The number of blocked phony listings last year was up about 67% from the year before.
9:51 a.m. May 9, 2021
‘Big Lie’ allegiance dividing Republicans into Trump loyalists and a Cheney-Romney-Kinzinger wingAllegiance to a lie has become a test of loyalty to Donald Trump and a means of self-preservation for Republicans.
2:54 p.m. May 7, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Such incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern lifeSuch incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern life.
10:21 a.m. May 7, 2021
The Jobs Report Was Awful. 3 Views on Why It Doesn’t Matter for the Markets.
Barron’s spoke with an economist, a bond manager, and a stock manager about why stocks are higher, and why a rally in fixed income faded.
10:07 a.m. May 6, 2021
Broadband industry submitted millions of fake comments in support of net-neutrality repeal: N.Y. attorney generalFCC's 2017 repeal undid Obama-era rules barring ISPs from slowing or blocking websites and apps or charging companies more to reach consumers at faster speeds.
11:01 a.m. April 30, 2021
The Stock Market Is Dropping. Why Consumer Stocks Seem to Be Rising.
The S&P 500 was down in afternoon trading, while the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund was higher. Thank Amazon.com.
1:04 a.m. April 30, 2021
How to buy a pet without getting scammedIn the most common pet scams, either the pet simply doesn’t exist, or its history or health has been misrepresented.
4:31 a.m. April 29, 2021
- By James Bowden
Prices for NFTs have plunged --- but that doesn't mean they will disappearNonfungible tokens are no fad; instead, they could change the world.
10:09 a.m. April 28, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
U.S. companies went right back to heavy use of nonstandard accounting metrics during the pandemicU.S. companies turned to an old habit during the 2020 pandemic, according to a recent report from financial data provider Calcbench.
11:10 a.m. April 27, 2021
- By Michele Kryger
Older people are targeted by scammers --- even their own family members. How to protect themBillions of dollars are scammed from the elderly every year
7:53 a.m. April 27, 2021
Some African countries are destroying COVID-19 vaccines as citizens hesitate over safety concernsAmid concerns about their safety, some Africans are hesitating to get COVID-19 vaccines, alarming public health officials as some countries start to destroy thousands of doses that expired before use.
7:28 a.m. April 26, 2021
Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Visit Europe This Summer
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12:14 p.m. April 23, 2021
How the initial police statement on George Floyd's death was contradicted by evidenceMinneapolis police document attributed Floyd's death to ‘medical distress’ and made no mention that the Black man had been pinned to the ground at the neck.
4:38 a.m. April 23, 2021
What are voting-rights advocate Stacey Abrams's plans for 2022?Why Abrams is more measured than most fellow Democrats in criticizing Georgia's new voting law and has resisted calls for boycotts of Georgia businesses that have not condemned the law.
8:25 p.m. April 22, 2021
Rap legend Shock G of Digital Underground dies at 57Shock G, who blended whimsical wordplay with reverence for '70s funk as leader of the off-kilter hip-hop group Digital Underground, has died. He was 57.
4:47 a.m. April 21, 2021
Pfizer says it has uncovered counterfeit COVID vaccine distribution in Poland and MexicoVials seized by authorities in separate investigations were tested by the company and confirmed to contain bogus vaccine.
2:15 p.m. April 15, 2021
- By Christine Idzelis
Crypto mania will remain a force to be reckoned with after the Coinbase frenzy subsides, this asset manager saysRick Lear, the founder of Lear Investment Management, says investors are asking him how to get exposure to bitcoin.
5:54 a.m. April 14, 2021
Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prisonBernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
5:00 a.m. April 13, 2021
It is time to kick counterfeit goods off Amazon, Facebook Marketplace and other e-commerce sitesHere's part of the solution: Bipartisan legislation would require sellers to verify their identity
6:39 p.m. April 12, 2021
- By Levi Sumagaysay
Facebook opposes adding civil-rights expert to its boardFacebook was among the many companies which last year declared solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and is among the many that this year are opposing race-related shareholder resolutions.
5:58 a.m. April 11, 2021
- By Quentin Fottrell
Weary of #fakenews, more Americans are getting their COVID-related news from peer-reviewed medical journals Social media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications mightSocial media doesn’t help people differentiate what is real from what is fake, but this class of publications might.
7:46 a.m. April 10, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
10 countries where vaccinated Americans are allowed to travel and over-the-counter, 15-minute COVID-19 tests are coming to a store near youWednesday's top personal finance stories
7:45 a.m. April 10, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
Just 500 households in New York City will pay the highest rate in Cuomo's millionaire-tax hike and suicide deaths fell during the 2020 pandemic — but why?Thursday's top personal finance stories
4:04 p.m. April 9, 2021
Facebook: The Classic Toll Bridge
Letters on Facebook, infrastructure spending, diagnostic testing, and Darden Restaurants
10:05 a.m. April 9, 2021
How to protect your loved ones from elder financial abuseScams against the elderly have multiplied during COVID-19
7:36 a.m. April 9, 2021
- By Michael Sincere
Stocks' short-term signals are bullish but Peter Lynch's long-term investing advice still applies Legendary fund manager said to buy what you know and that matters in this trigger-happy market.
1:00 a.m. April 9, 2021
Stephanie Kelton is a professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University
3:32 p.m. April 6, 2021
Facebook removes fake accounts tied to Iranian exile groupFacebook determined the accounts were being run from a single location in Albania by a group of individuals working on behalf of MEK. Facebook found other telltale clues suggesting a so-called troll farm, in which workers are paid to post content, often misinformation, to social media.
3:52 a.m. April 6, 2021
- By Meera Jagannathan
'It’s not just about what’s on that card': Don't post your COVID-19 vaccination card on social media — here's why‘Why give the bad guys more ammunition than they need?’
8:30 a.m. April 5, 2021
High court nixes Infowars host Alex Jones' appeal in Sandy Hook shooting defamation caseThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was fighting a Connecticut court sanction in a defamation lawsuit brought by relatives of some of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
8:33 a.m. April 2, 2021
Google pledges $29 million to new EU fund to tackle fake newsTech giant is first to contribute to newly launched European Media and Information Fund.
3:19 p.m. April 1, 2021
VW's U.S. chief takes blame for 'Voltswagen' hoaxThe chief executive of Volkswagen AG's U.S. subsidiary said Thursday he took personal responsibility for an early April Fools' Day prank this week in which the company sent out a news release saying it was changing its U.S. name to "Voltswagen."
4:04 p.m. March 31, 2021
Chauvin told onlooker George Floyd was 'probably on something'After the ambulance took George Floyd away, the Minneapolis officer who had pinned his knee on the Black man’s neck defended himself to a bystander by saying Floyd was “a sizable guy” and “probably on something,” according to police video played in court Wednesday.
2:51 p.m. March 31, 2021
EV Maker Arcimoto Reported Its Results. The Focus Is on a Short Seller's Claims.
Sales were lower than expected, but management sounded upbeat about the outlook for the current year.
1:10 a.m. March 31, 2021
Volkswagen caught lying again, this time about changing its nameVolkswagen of America issued false statements this week saying it would change its brand name to “Voltswagen,” as a way to stress its commitment to electric vehicles, only to reverse course Tuesday and admit that the supposed name change was just a joke.
5:02 a.m. March 29, 2021
Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton battles Texas news media over records related to Capitol siege on Jan. 6Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, appeared at the Jan. 6 event in Washington, D.C., where the attorney general gave a speech touting his failed legal push to overturn Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election