Consumer Discretionary

Safety groups, unions urge US to fix recalled gov't vehicles

18 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

More than a dozen consumer groups and three federal employee unions are asking the U.S. government to stop using vehicles in its fleet with unrepaired safety recalls.
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DJI Air 2S has a camera that shoots high-quality videos and photos - an affordable drone ideal for filmmakers

DJI Air 2S has a camera that shoots high-quality videos and photos - an affordable drone ideal for filmmakers

32 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Table of Contents: Masthead StickyAir 2S Fly More Combo with Remote Controller DJI's consumer drones are some of the easiest to fly, even if you are a...
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Shah's Express mobile unit in Oakland, formerly Halal Pitt, hit with consumer alert

Shah's Express mobile unit in Oakland, formerly Halal Pitt, hit with consumer alert

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette


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Coinbase pulled in $57 million from retail investors during its trading debut, the 5th most-popular offering since 2017

Coinbase pulled in $57 million from retail investors during its trading debut, the 5th most-popular offering since 2017

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Coinbase 's trading debut drew in more than $57 million from retail investors, putting the cryptocurrency exchange among the most popular stocks to go...
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China's First Quarter Growth is Expected to Boom on Paper

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The world's traditional growth engine is expected to report a double digit first-quarter jump. But consumers and small business aren't fully sharing in the spoils.
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Jamie Dimon says U.S. consumers are 'coiled, ready to go' with $2 trillion more in checking accounts

5 hours ago   |   CNBC

Many Americans have received three rounds of stimulus checks and enhanced unemployment benefits since the pandemic began, helping forestall a wave of defaults.
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Insurtech Clearcover raises $200 million to further boost global funding

Insurtech Clearcover raises $200 million to further boost global funding

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US-based auto insurtech's large Series D round is rumored to have pushed its valuation over $1 billion, per its press release. It'll use the funding...
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Chase reports Q1 volume upswing, signaling light at the end of the tunnel

Chase reports Q1 volume upswing, signaling light at the end of the tunnel

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Chase's consumer credit and debit card volume sprang up 9% annually in Q1 2021-a significant jump compared with the 1% year over year growth it posted in...
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Retail spending rose nearly 10 percent in March as relief payments hit bank accounts

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

Stimulus checks and vaccinations have American consumers feeling increasingly optimistic.
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Retail sales explode in March as consumers use stimulus checks to spend heavily

5 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

Retail sales were expected to rise 6.1% in March, according to economists surveyed by Dow Jones.
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Divers aim to reach capsized ship in search for survivors

Divers aim to reach capsized ship in search for survivors

It's become a race against time in the search for 12 missing people from an oil industry platform ship that capsized in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,581 cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,581 cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Department of Public Health Thursday reported 3,581 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 40 additional... Read more ...

All Californians 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine today

All Californians 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine today

Starting Thursday, all Californians 16 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...

Trust in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine plunges after federal ‘pause': poll

Trust in Johnson & Johnson's vaccine plunges after federal ‘pause': poll

Confidence in the safety of the Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine dropped 15 percent among Americans after federal health officials hit the brakes on its use this week... Read more ...

Knicks dumping John Henson as Norvel Pelle emerges

Knicks dumping John Henson as Norvel Pelle emerges

The Knicks are expected to have an open roster spot with injured power forward/center John Henson's 10-day contract expiring Thursday. The Knicks don't plan to give him a... Read more ...

Princes William, Harry won't walk next to each other at Philip's funeral

Princes William, Harry won't walk next to each other at Philip's funeral

LONDON - Prince William and Prince Harry won't walk side-by-side Saturday as they follow their grandfather's coffin into the church ahead of Prince Philip's funeral, minimizing... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos vows to do better by employees in final Amazon letter

Jeff Bezos vows to do better by employees in final Amazon letter

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos vowed to do better by his employees in his last letter as chief executive to shareholders - even as he insisted that they're really not that bad off... Read more ...

Queen banishes royals from wearing military uniforms to Prince Philip's funeral

Queen banishes royals from wearing military uniforms to Prince Philip's funeral

Queen Elizabeth II has banished royals from wearing military uniforms at husband Prince Philip's funeral - to save Princes Harry and Andrew the embarrassment of standing out... Read more ...

Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democrats unveil plan to pack Supreme Court with 13 justices

Democratic politicians on Thursday unveiled their plans to expand the US Supreme Court from the current nine justices to 13 - a proposal that has been roundly criticized as... Read more ...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with...

Mercedes-Benz unveils its first EV for the US, the luxurious EQS sedan with a 478-mile range and screens galore

Summary List Placement Mercedes is jumping into the US electric-vehicle market at long last. On Thursday, the German automaker took the wraps off of its first US-market EV, the... Read more ...