- Yahoo Finance
The Labor Department released its weekly jobless claims report on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. ET.
- Coin Rivet
US payment giant PayPal has launched its cryptocurrency service in the United Kingdom. From today, UK users will be able to buy, hold and sell digital currencies.
(Reuters) -Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says failure to raise the U.S. debt limit could lead to the unthinkable: a default on government payment obligations. If the impasse in Congress over the $28.5 trillion debt limit isn't resolved before an October deadline, what would the Federal Reserve - the backstop for U.S. financial markets as the lender of last resort - be prepared to do? As it turns out, Fed Chair Jerome Powell may already have something of a game plan.
- Yahoo Finance
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel voted Fridayto approve Pfizer/BioNTech's third dose for U.S. residents aged 65 and older, as well as high risk individuals.
People on Twitter think they spotted side-eye, and sent the term "even Bannon" trending.
- The Daily Beast
REUTERSJust a day after testing positive for COVID-19, a Florida Republican official who battled against mask mandates, attacked the vaccine, and railed at CDC officials has died in Tampa.Gregg Prentice, who was 61, led the Hillsborough County Election Integrity Committee—and his sudden death has sent the local GOP scrambling as it no longer has access to essential campaign finance software without his help.In a Sept. 14 letter to the Federal Election Commission, the Hillsborough County Republic
- Yahoo Finance
Investors have seen the worst tax hikes Democrats can throw at them, and shrugged.
It is perhaps as predictable as it is problematic: Within days of news that two Federal Reserve bank presidents had engaged in controversial stock trades, one of the fiercest critics of the U.S. central bank's financial system oversight demands new ethics rules that would bar such dealings in the future. For Fed Chair Jerome Powell, however, it is the wrong problem at the wrong time. Under consideration for reappointment as Fed chief while also juggling how to pull off a critical change in U.S. monetary policy, Powell faces a controversy of the Fed's own making that helps reinforce arguments by progressives for broader change at the central bank.
- The Week
France recalls ambassador to the U.S. 'for the first time ever'
Budget maneuvering, tax hikes, and a debt-ceiling standoff may hit stocks after a long rally. Don’t fight the Fed and buy any dip, bulls say.
Much has ground to a halt during the coronavirus pandemic, but not the march of Sino-Congolese friendship. Or so the Chinese embassy in Kinshasha is keen to show, amid growing scrutiny of Beijing's activities in the mineral-rich nation.
Twitter users issued a collective "no" in response to a post from Donald Trump's son.
- The Fiscal Times
Facing a potential default on U.S. debt payments in a matter of weeks, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday to ask for his bipartisan cooperation in passing an increase or suspension of the debt ceiling. But the Kentucky Republican rejected her request, according to reports Thursday, and stuck to his position that the GOP will not help Democrats address the debt limit. “This is a unified Democrat government, engaging in a partisan reckless ta
The late night host turned one of the GOP's favorite talking points right back at them.
(Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s leading opposition candidate warned of a potential collapse in the housing market and a spike in bankruptcies as interest rates rise, blaming President Moon Jae-in for letting debt levels hit a record through expansionary spending.Hong Joon-pyo, one of the top-ranked conservatives seeking to be the next president, said the current level of fiscal spending is unsustainable with government debt expected at over 1,000 trillion ($855 billion) next year. “Moon generously
The government's response to the pandemic—and the impact on vaccine makers—is now somewhat less clear.
- Washington Examiner
The cybersecurity lawyer indicted this week by a grand jury in special counsel John Durham's investigation could end up being the "fall guy" for Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign, warned a top House Republican.
The Biden administration reportedly plans to implement new measures to make it more difficult for hackers to profit from ransomware attacks using cryptocurrencies
Some retirees are surprised to learn that the federal government, in certain circumstances, taxes Social Security benefits. Even more surprising to some is that certain individual states also apply...
Occupancy drops in Trump's flagship Fifth Avenue building in Manhattan.