Economy

U.K.'s Economic Dilemma Is Mass Layoffs or Addiction to Aid

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government faces a coronavirus dilemma, and how it responds could set the tone of the economy for years to come.
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Donald Trump responds to Boston Fed chief's comments on slow recovery: ‘We got to open up'

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump on Wednesday blamed Democrats for not wanting to open up their states after the Boston Fed chief said the economy hasn't recovered strong enough because the...
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Anti-Laundering Bill Targeting Shell Companies Stalled in Senate as Big Banks Caught Cooking Books

8 hours ago   |   MintPress News

Money laundering and cooking the books are usually treated as separate things when discussing white collar crime, even though the latter is often the mechanism through which...
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Boston Fed chief: States' rush to reopen slowed US recovery

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - A top official at the Federal Reserve criticized the decision by many states to reopen businesses this spring before getting the virus fully under control, and...
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How can Wall Street be so healthy when Main Street isn't?

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The stock market is not the economy.
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Standoff over Covid relief could drag into September

Standoff over Covid relief could drag into September

11 hours ago   |   Politico

White House officials and top Democratic leaders signaled on Wednesday that they can't agree to meet face-to-face, much less forge a compromise, on a Covid-19 relief bill to...
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Record cash levels even greater than in 2009 are bullish for stocks, Wall Street chief strategist says

Record cash levels even greater than in 2009 are bullish for stocks, Wall Street chief strategist says

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tony Dwyer, Canaccord chief market strategist, told CNBC on Tuesday that record levels of cash in the economy are even higher than 2009, making a bullish case for markets. He...
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REOPENING EUROPE - Reopening Common Good?

12 hours ago   |   Bruegel

For the fourth episode of this summer series of The Sound of Economics, recorded on the road as part of the Reopening Europe project, we talk with Antje von Dewitz, CEO of the...
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Pelosi: Democrats and Republicans ‘miles apart' on pandemic aid that would include second round of stimulus checks

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

President Donald Trump over the weekend signed executive orders and memorandums that encompassed everything from enhanced unemployment benefits , to extending students loan...
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Why we're introducing a bill to require temperature checks in airports

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

An interconnected nation like ours cannot stand still. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the airline industry. When people cannot move efficiently, it spills over to all...
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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...