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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US 3rd COVID-19 2021-02-27 20:39:45The U.S. now has a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19

Volkswagen weathers pandemic with $10.7 billion profit 2021-02-27 15:15:21German automaker Volkswagen made 8.8 billion euros, or $10.7 billion, last year despite the pandemic

Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on 2021-02-27 13:02:30Billionaire Warren Buffett is encouraging investors to maintain their faith in America’s economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway congl

Yellen's encore: Lending economic heft to Biden's virus 2021-02-27 09:42:20Janet Yellen thought her public service days were behind her after former President Donald Trump declined to offer her a second term as chair of the F

Airline CEOs, Biden officials consider green-fuel breaks 2021-02-27 06:30:15Airline officials are talking to the Biden administration about support for incentives to use cleaner fuels for airplanes

House passes $1.9T pandemic bill on near party-line 2021-02-27 02:19:15The House has approved a $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill in a win for President Joe Biden

Judge approves $650M Facebook privacy lawsuit settlement 2021-02-26 23:46:33A federal judge in San Francisco has approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging w

SoftBank says deal reached with WeWork founder, directors 2021-02-26 21:35:18SoftBank says deal has been reached with WeWork founder and directors.

Nevada governor proposes giving tech firms power to 2021-02-26 19:00:44The governor of Nevada unveiled a proposal to allow technology companies to form “Innovation Zones” with powers similar to local governmen

FAA seeks $27,500 from passenger it says hit 2021-02-26 18:30:16A passenger who allegedly hit a flight attendant after an argument over wearing a face mask could soon be $27,500 poorer

A bumpy day leaves stocks mostly lower; bond 2021-02-26 17:33:58Stocks ended a bumpy day mostly lower on Wall Street

US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J 2021-02-26 17:23:56U.S. health advisers have endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson that's expected to provide an easier-to-use option to fight

L.A. Times - Business

Lakers' Dennis Schroder lands in Tarzana 2021-02-24 17:18:10Lakers point guard Dennis Schroder has shelled out $4.275 million for a modern Tarzana home with a basketball court.

Mike Huckabee hauls in $9.4 million for Florida 2021-02-24 14:39:16In Florida, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee just sold his three-story beach house overlooking the Gulf of Mexico for $9.4 million.

Disney California Adventure park to reopen for food 2021-02-24 14:21:53A Touch of Disney at Disney California Adventure will welcome ticketed visitors to stroll through the park and purchase food, drinks and merchandise.

Column: Neera Tanden and the 'civility' police 2021-02-24 13:43:58OMB nominee Neera Tanden is being keelhauled by conservatives for incivility on Twitter. Where have they been for four years?

Column: Providence Health denies claim that it's punishing 2021-02-24 08:08:08A Catholic hospital chain blames its partner, Hoag Memorial Hospital, for their bad blood.

How far will Biden go to fix the 2021-02-24 08:00:18Sempra Energy is seeking federal approval for a new proposal to ship fossil fuel overseas.

Biden to order review of critical U.S. supply 2021-02-24 05:00:38President Biden wants to review supply chains for semiconductors, advanced batteries, medical supplies and rare earth metals amid concerns the U.S. is

Lena Dunham lists 102-year-old bungalow in Spaulding Square 2021-02-23 15:41:10In Spaulding Square, Lena Dunham of 'Girls' fame is asking $2.795 million for her century-old bungalow of six years.

Airbnb for gardens is a thing. Rent an 2021-02-23 11:00:41Staying indoors is driving us crazy. Thanks to a new company, you can book a garden in Los Angeles just like an Airbnb.

Walton Goggins is selling his Hollywood haunt for 2021-02-23 09:00:15Actor Walton Goggins is asking $3.35 million for his 1920s English country-style residence tucked above Hollywood Boulevard.

Column: Are you giving your pets supplements to 2021-02-23 08:00:37Sales of pet supplements soared by 21% last year as people tried to protect their furry friends from COVID-19. Experts say there's no need.

California legislators approve $7.6-billion COVID-19 package, including $600 2021-02-22 19:30:12Crafted by Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders last week, the pandemic assistance plan also includes $4 billion in grants, tax breaks and fee wa

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Powell says inflation is still 'soft' and the 2021-02-23 11:52:55Fed Chairman Jerome Powell told the Senate Banking Committee that price pressures remain mostly muted and the economic outlook is still "highly uncer

December home prices rose 10.4%, the biggest gain 2021-02-23 09:35:10December is usually the slowest month for the housing market, but price gains didn't slow down one bit in 2020.

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major 2021-02-18 17:49:45"We think it's very important to have a big package [that] addresses the pain this has caused," Yellen told CNBC.

Jobless claims show unexpected move higher 2021-02-18 09:35:46First-time filings for jobless claims totaled 861,000 last week, above the Dow Jones estimate of 773,000.

Homebuilder confidence improves, despite record high lumber prices 2021-02-17 11:16:39Buyer demand for newly built homes continues to surge, and that is keeping builder confidence high even as building material prices climb.

Household debt rises to $14.6 trillion due to 2021-02-17 11:05:20Debt increased 1.4% for the final three months, representing another $206 billion as households took advantage of low interest rates.

Retail sales burst higher in January as consumers 2021-02-17 10:16:23Consumers flocked to spend their stimulus checks in January, sending retail sales for the month up 5.3% in a blockbuster start to 2021.

‘This is not inflation’: Economist says expectations are 2021-02-17 08:32:16Inflation expectations are detaching from reality, meaning markets might be overplaying the rise in U.S. Treasury yields, says Carl Weinberg, chief ec

Retail sales expected to be strong in January, 2021-02-17 07:33:41Aided by government stimulus checks, consumers are expected to have boosted their spending in January, and the trend is likely to continue.

Fed's Bullard doesn't see asset bubble and doubts 2021-02-16 10:20:13Bullard told CNBC that there aren't clear signs of excesses, though he conceded that stocks are "highly valued on the whole."

Fed's Harker says inflation won't be posing a 2021-02-11 18:50:12Harker faced a question posed repeatedly to Fed officials in recent days over whether its easy monetary policy could stoke price pressures.

Deficit projected at $2.3 trillion for 2021, not 2021-02-11 16:01:10The federal budget deficit is projected at $2.3 trillion in the 2021 fiscal year, a drop from last year but well ahead of anything the U.S. has ever s

NYT > Economy

On the Post-Pandemic Horizon, Could That Be … 2021-02-21 15:00:07Signs of economic life are picking up, and mounds of cash are waiting to be spent as the virus loosens its grip.

Airbnb Is Driving Hosts Elsewhere With Costly Pandemic 2021-02-21 14:30:07Hurt by refunds, some are trying to cut the site out of bookings or taking legal action. The company says it is working to reduce tensions.

Hurt by Lockdowns, California’s Small Businesses Push to 2021-02-19 18:26:51The pain for such enterprises been particularly acute in the state, leading some to back an effort to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Kamala Harris: Women Leaving Work Force During Pandemic 2021-02-18 23:28:57“In one year,” Vice President Kamala Harris said, “the pandemic has put decades of the progress we have collectively made for women

As Winter Sweeps the South, Fed Officials Focus 2021-02-18 21:49:21A top Federal Reserve official says climate scenario analysis could be valuable in making sure that banks mind their climate-tied weak spots.

Global Chip Shortage Challenges Biden’s Hope for Manufacturing 2021-02-18 16:11:22A global shortage of a key component for cars and electronics has shuttered American factories and set off fierce competition to secure supplies.

Should the Feds Guarantee You a Job? 2021-02-18 12:36:32Not long ago, the question was rarely asked. Now, politicians and economists of various stripes are willing to consider it.

Winter Storm Disrupts Automakers, Retailers and Delivery Services 2021-02-17 22:26:39Power outages, natural gas shortages and icy conditions made it hard for automakers, retailers and delivery carriers to operate across much of the Sou

Retail Sales Jumped 5.3% in January, Far Higher 2021-02-17 16:06:16Stimulus money sent at the end of 2020 appeared to translate into spending, rather than saving, reversing three consecutive months of declines.

Biden and China: Administration Rethinks Relations 2021-02-17 14:22:32The Biden administration is under intense pressure to maintain former President Donald J. Trump’s curbs on China, even as it tries to develop a

Pete Wells's Odyssey as Restaurant Critic During Pandemic 2021-02-17 05:00:16To capture New York’s food scene in these times, I’ve adapted to many roles. But the essence of my job remains the same: hunting for a goo

Biden and the Fed Leave 1970s Inflation Fears 2021-02-16 00:25:23Administration and Fed officials argue that workers not getting enough stimulus help is a larger concern than potential spikes in consumer prices.

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Govt extends due date for filing FY20 GST New! 2021-02-28 08:57:40The government on Sunday extended the deadline for filing GST annual returns for 2019-20 fiscal by a month till March 31.

Covid crisis far from over; 3rd wave to New! 2021-02-28 08:53:38Also, continued collaboration across institutions was necessary to come out of the current situation as well as ward off catastrophic situations, he s

Biden team readies wider economic package after coronavirus New! 2021-02-28 08:33:26Biden and his team have begun discussions on the possible outlines of an infrastructure package

Jaish-ul-Hind behind explosives-laden SUV near Ambani's house: Police New! 2021-02-28 08:07:58A senior police official said that all possible angles were being investigated in this connection

Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi records 197 new cases, positivity New! 2021-02-28 07:54:18Coronavirus LIVE updates: Globally, more than 114.3 million people have been infected by the virus and the death toll stands at 2,536,694

Decoded: How can vaccine makers adapt to new New! 2021-02-28 06:51:50Viruses constantly mutate as they spread, and most changes aren't significant

CBDT Chairman P C Mody gets further extension New! 2021-02-28 06:42:08Mody is a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was appointed as the CBDT chief in February 2019

Isro's PSLV-C51 successfully places Brazilian satellite Amazonia-1 in New! 2021-02-28 06:41:52Lift-off at 10:24 hours; after 17 minutes, injects Amazonia-1 into intended orbit and in the next hour 38 minutes, all 18 co-passenger satellites succ

Pune extends night curfew till March 14; Schools New! 2021-02-28 06:06:51In view of the spike in COVID-19 cases in Pune, the Pune district administration on Sunday extended the night curfew and shutdown of schools till Marc

Fatalities feared as Myanmar police intensify use of New! 2021-02-28 05:58:10Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month

Private health insurers offering 80-100% discounts on renewal New! 2021-02-28 04:45:24Most health insurance provides no-claim bonus for claim-free years but that usually ranges from 25 per cent to 50 per cent

You were on vacation, retorts Amit Shah on New! 2021-02-28 04:17:41Lambasting the erstwhile Congress government in Puducherry, Union Home Minister Amit Shah alleged V Narayansamy, who headed it, gave "cut money" to


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