Finance & Financial Regulation

Schodack woman seeks Democratic support to run for Rensselaer County executive

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Republican Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin opened his 2021 re-election effort with a financial shock and awe of $238,000 in campaign funds as county...
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Business could be on the precipice of an automation explosion

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Automation is hardly a new threat to workers. Long before the arrival of COVID-19 disrupted businesses, many manufacturing executives were already changing how their companies...
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Abu Dhabi Starts $1.6 Billion Supply-Chain Financing for SMEs

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi started a 6-billion dirham supply-chain financing for small and medium-sized enterprises to help them weather the impact of the coronavirus.
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Czech Finance Chief Urges No Real Wage Growth in Public Sector

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The Czech government should stop real growth of salaries in the public sector as one of the ways to stabilize the country's finances after the coronavirus pandemic, according...
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Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the stock market is not in a bubble, says UBS

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement UBS's Mark Haefele said in a Friday note that while cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of "irrational exuberance," investors shouldn't worry that the...
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Still no winners: Powerball jackpot grows to $730M; Mega Millions to be $850M

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Lottery players have another chance to win big next week since there were no winners of the top prize for both the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots in their most recent...
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Coronavirus to push Hong Kong's jobless rate beyond 16-year peak

Coronavirus to push Hong Kong's jobless rate beyond 16-year peak

2 hours ago   |   RT

The economy of the leading Chinese and global financial center, Hong Kong, is still reeling from the pandemic, and its unemployment rate could a reach a new multi-year high...
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Baltimore Sisters Make Eco-Friendly Toilet Paper Out Of Bamboo Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

2 hours ago   |   CBS

BALTIMORE - Two Baltimore sisters have started their very own eco-friendly toilet paper company. They started out by donating it to people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Who is ‘essential'? Food and farm workers left in limbo in vaccine priorities

Who is ‘essential'? Food and farm workers left in limbo in vaccine priorities

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The nation's food workers, hit hard by Covid-19 infections throughout the crisis, are finding resistance in the race to get vaccinated. The industry is clamoring to prioritize...
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Trump admin enlists private firm to review some Covid-19 tests

Trump admin enlists private firm to review some Covid-19 tests

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The Department of Health and Human Services is paying a private firm to review the accuracy of some Covid-19 tests - the latest example of the department's political leadership...
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Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice...

Harris Will Leave Senate Seat Monday, Set To Return As Tie-Breaking Vice President

The vice president-elect will be sworn in on Wednesday by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, both women of color who broke barriers. As vice president, Harris will tip control of the... Read more ...

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Man uses stimulus check to donate food to neighbors in need

Manuel Foggie said during this pandemic he's been blessed not to miss a meal but knows many others are struggling to keep up with bills. Read more ...

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

Rams' defense struggles with injury hindering Donald

GREEN BAY, Wis. - As the Los Angeles Rams' fate became distressingly clear in the final minutes of Saturday's game, cameras showed a tearful Aaron Donald on the sideline. Read more ...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol...

Bumble removed its political views filter after women reported Capitol rioters on the app to FBI

The quest to find a potential date never stops. Read more ...

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more ...

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

Friday was the last day for the IRS to send $600 stimulus payment

A financial advisor explains what you should do if you didn't receive your $600 stimulus payment by Friday's deadline. Read more ...

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

State capitols boarded up, fenced off, patrolled by troops

Chain-link fencing surrounds state capitols and police and National Guard troops are on patrol or standby in advance of possible violence leading up to the inauguration of... Read more ...

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

Videocast: Passing light snow showers Sunday

A few flurries or passing snow showers Sunday. Impacts are small, but a few slick spots are possible early. Read more ...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting...

Russian-flagged ship reportedly sinks off Turkish coast, crew awaiting rescue in lifeboats

A Russian dry cargo vessel has reportedly sank in the Black Sea not far from the Turkish coast. Preliminary reports say the crew managed to get into lifeboats, with a rescue... Read more ...