Miriam Moore is the President of Default Services at ServiceLink, a provider of transaction services to the mortgage and finance industries. getty Few things in 2020 have been predictable. Looking back at all that has transpired, it would be tough to have imagined such a life-altering event on a global scale. The effects of Covid-19 on
A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters Public health officials and drugmakers must be transparent about the side effects people may experience after getting their first shot of a
Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Stock futures were flat in overnight trading on Monday following a strong session on Wall Street boosted by positive vaccine news. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained just 20 points. S&P 500 futures were little changed and Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.1%.
A store displays a sign before closing down permanently in Arlington, Virginia. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images State and local officials have begun closing some businesses to counter a new surge in coronavirus infections, potentially putting Americans out of work for the second time since the spring. Delaware and Nevada are among the states where
The logo of the US Social Security Administration is seen outside a Social Security building, … [+] November 5, 2020, in Burbank, California. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Just in time for Joe Biden to carefully scrutinize — or toss into the circular
American flag on flat surface laying flat with glass globe of USA getty Tax Notes senior legal reporter Andrew Velarde and contributing editor Robert Goulder discuss the influence of the 2020 U.S. elections on the international tax world. This post has been edited for length and clarity. David Stewart: Welcome to the podcast. I’m David Stewart, editor
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An employee bags a customer’s purchases at a Kroger store in Peoria, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images For some grocery workers who stock shelves and check out customers, the past few weeks have felt like deja vu. Hand sanitizer and masks are in short supply. Some customers shop without wearing a mask.
It may take months for the dollar to stage a comeback. Brown Brothers Harriman’s Win Thin warns it will continue to weaken due to the surge in coronavirus cases. “What I’m focused on near-term is really the virus numbers and the resulting slowdown here in the U.S. in Q4 and parts of Q1,” the firm’s
1. Never stop raising expectations. To achieve greatness, you must constantly be evolving and innovating. Let’s say you’ve reached all your goals this year. Are you going to keep those goals the same for next year? No. That’s Bezos‘ mind works. He’s always thinking about the next big thing. For example, how can a successful
Relativity Space Relativity Space wants to use enormous 3D-printers to revolutionize the way rockets are built – and CEO Tim Ellis told CNBC that the company now has a “war chest” of capital to do so. “We’re excited to announce a $500 million Series D funding round at a valuation above $2 billion from top
Getty Images If you receive a text, email or phone call purporting to be from the Social Security Administration, think twice before responding. The people on the other end are likely fraudsters. And they’re looking to catch individuals off guard and take advantage of their fears. The November Retirement Confidence Index from SimplyWise, a technology
The Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA) recently voted to raise funds for a forensic audit of … [+] the $80 billion State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio. getty The Board of Directors of the Ohio Retired Teachers Association (ORTA) recently voted to raise funds for a forensic audit of the $80 billion State Teachers Retirement
Illinois, home to Chicago, has five times as much debt as it does assets for the fiscal year … [+] 2018-2019. States like New Jersey, Massachusetts and New York aren’t much better off. getty The year 2020 has not been a kind one for budgets. Whether it’s spending more than ever to stay alive or
When selling your house, you want to maximize its value and appeal to attract potential buyers. While interior upgrades and renovations can drive up your home value, an unfinished outside might put people off from looking inside. Conversely, prioritizing certain aspects of the exterior and your property can enhance the attractiveness of your home before
Regeneron will provide the U.S. with 300,000 doses of its newly authorized Covid-19 antibody treatment by early January, the company’s CEO Dr. Leonard Schleifer said on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday granted an emergency use authorization for the company’s antibody treatment, called REGN-COV2. The experimental therapy was given to President Donald Trump when he contracted the coronavirus in October.
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Merck (MRK) – Merck is buying privately-held drug maker OncoImmune for $425 million cash. OncoImmune is a developer of drugs designed to treat Covid-19, cancer and other diseases, and its vaccine candidate has shown promising results in a late-stage study. Merck shares added
Vladimir Vladimirov | E+ | Getty Images The role of a financial advisor can encompass areas that many people might not expect. The truth is a financial advisor is not just someone who helps with investments. Quite often, the job is to assist with every aspect of a client’s financial life. Advisors use their expertise
Chantel Bonneau made sure she had her finances in order before her daughter arrived in March 2019 Source: Chanel Bonneau If you’re expecting a baby, chances are you will have clothing, a crib or bassinet, blankets and other necessities ready for when your bundle of joy arrives. Yet it is just as important to be
Dave Panozzo is the co-founding owner of The Panozzo Team-HomeSmart, a real estate team in Phoenix, Arizona. getty Winter is upon us, and real estate agents across the U.S. are preparing for a sales hibernation during the slow season. In real estate, I believe there is no time or excuse to have an offseason when all