If you’ve shopped around for a home recently, you’re probably familiar with feelings of despair, confusion and annoyance. Homes are getting snapped up like PlayStations at Christmas and, if you’re lucky enough to find a house in your budget, you might end up competing with multiple bidders. Home sales got off to a slow start […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include IPO ETF manager Renaissance Capital, and SEC filings.
For student loan borrowers, 2020 was an unprecedented year, but 2021 could bring with it even more striking changes. In response to the Covid-19 crisis, federal student loan borrowers received a government-mandated pause on their payments starting last March, which is set to last through January. Now that Joe Biden has been elected president and […]
The coronavirus pandemic has taken away about a third of the commercial fishing industry's revenue, according to a federal report released on Friday.
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel opened a party convention Friday that will see members choose a new leader of her center-right Christian Democrats, a decision that will help shape German voters' choice of her successor after 16 years in office.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers in the first week of the legislative session wasted no time initiating a power struggle with Republican Gov. Brad Little that could affect residents for generations.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In the summer of 2000, I was among a group of foreign correspondents, photographers and video journalists who went to England to attend a hostile environment-first aid training course.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer confirmed Friday it will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of its COVID-19 vaccine while it upgrades production capacity to 2 billion doses per year.
PARIS (AP) — French oil and gas company Total said it has decided to withdraw from energy association American Petroleum Institute because it disagrees on climate-related policies.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Fearing the loss of their livelihoods under the continuing lockdown, some small business owners in Poland are planning to challenge COVID-19 restrictions and reopen their restaurants and tourist facilities, despite government warnings.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The pandemic and recession aren’t over by a long shot, but banks are feeling optimistic enough to start taking potentially “bad” loans off their books and move them back into the “good” pile.
HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. government has blacklisted Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. and China’s third-largest national oil company for alleged military links, heaping pressure on Beijing in President Donald Trump’s last week in office.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Wells Fargo had its best quarter of 2020 as its profit rose 4% in the fourth quarter of a year defined by the coronavirus outbreak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans cut back on spending in December for the third-straight month as a surge in virus cases kept people away from stores during the critical holiday shopping season.
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is asking former CEO Howard Schultz of Starbucks to help repair U.S.-Chinese relations that have plunged to their lowest level in decades amid a tariff war and tension over technology and security.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Campbell's Soup Co. is closing a snack food plant in Georgia in 2022, laying off 326 people.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top gambling regulator is threatening to fine sports books operating in his state that ask customers to cancel requests to cash out money from their accounts, saying the practice is ongoing and “unacceptable.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Lore, Walmart's e-commerce chief, is leaving the world's largest retailer, nearly five years after he joined to super charge its online business amid stiffer competition from online leader Amazon.
This story is part of a series on the new Biden administration and what Biden has planned for his first 100 days—and beyond. Xavier Becerra, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, has long supported expanding health care in the US. But could he lead reform that gives America’s 28.9 million […]
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have set aside a securities-law case against the former CEO of Volkswagen because he could face heavier penalties in a separate criminal fraud case connected to the company's 2015 diesel emissions scandal.
Subscription services seem to be the sweet spot for attracting new users and building customer loyalty. For $10 a month? Take all the streaming music you want. Another $20 per…
When it comes to paying for college, it’s wise to start with federal financial aid. In addition to grants, the U.S. Department of Education also offers low-interest student loans, and the government is the most common source of loans. In fact, 43% of students and parents use federal student loans to pay for college, according […]
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu hospital plans to update its policies after being struck by coronavirus clusters in two areas of the facility.