WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final remarks as president, Donald Trump tried to take credit for accomplishments of his predecessor and even those to come under President Joe Biden.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising again Wednesday, climbing toward records on stronger-than-expected earnings reports and continued optimism that new leadership in Washington will help usher in an economic recovery.
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BALTIMORE (AP) — When Joe Biden entered the White House as vice president, the economy was cratering. Job losses were mounting. Stocks were crashing. Millions of Americans were in the early stages of losing their homes to foreclosure as the housing bubble burst.
Stock markets got off to a slow start for the week despite news that the Chinese economy grew 2.3% in 2020 after a sharp contraction early in the year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street closed out its first losing week in three with another drop on Friday after reports showed the pandemic is deepening the hole for the economy, as Washington prepares to throw it another lifeline.
Wall Street closed out its first losing week in three with another drop on Friday after reports showed the pandemic is deepening the hole for …
Asian shares were mixed on Friday after a late slide in several Big Tech stocks left major indexes lower on Wall Street.
Here’s what’s happening Thursday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:
ATLANTA (AP) — Here is the text of Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp's State of the State address as prepared Thursday:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US jobless claims jump to 965,000 as layoffs remain high with economy in grip of virus.
Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a lackluster day on Wall Street, where major indexes spent the day drifting up and down near their record highs.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here is the text of South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's State of the State address as prepared Wednesday:
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans balked Wednesday at Gov. Tony Evers' call for a special legislative session next week to pass his plan for upgrading the state's unemployment benefits system in the face of a massive backlog of pandemic-induced claims.
President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Commerce Department said Wednesday if confirmed she will take much of what she has learned improving her home state of Rhode Island’s economy and apply it at the federal level.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street rebounded, shrugging off uncertainty about a possible new attempt to impeach President Donald Trump over last week's attack on the U.S. Capitol.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Layoffs spiked in November compared with the previous month and the number of job openings slipped, signaling that the job market has stalled as the resurgent coronavirus has brought about another wave shutdowns of restaurants and bars and hobbled consumer spending.
Stocks slip as Wall Street takes a breather after 4-day run
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged in his annual address Monday to vaccinate millions of residents and jumpstart the state’s flagging economy even as more than 10,000 New Yorkers continue to test positive for COVID-19 each day.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Monday as bullish sentiment persisted despite continuing signs of economic damage from the pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten months into America’s viral outbreak, low-income workers are still bearing the brunt of job losses — an unusual and harsh feature of the pandemic recession that flattened the economy last spring.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico is moving ahead with COVID-19 vaccine distribution, expanding eligibility on Friday to people 75 and older as well as residents with underlying medical conditions that place them at greater risk.