The first powerhouse conference in college football has decided to postpone its season due to Covid-19. The Big Ten said Tuesday the postponement affects all sports scheduled for the fall season as concerns about the pandemic continue to plague the U.S. along with fears of a second wave of Covid-19. The Big Ten conference includes
Shoppers ascend and descend escalators at the King of Prussia Mall, owned by Simon Property Group, United State’s largest retail shopping space, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Simon Property Group — Shares of the mall owner rose more than 4% after the
Former Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes (L) leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Federal Court on June 28, 2019 in San Jose, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Eight months and nine days from now Elizabeth Holmes will face charges that she defrauded investors of her blood-testing company Theranos. That was the decision on
President Donald Trump speaks at an Aug. 10 White House news conference. Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty Images An extra $400 Trump’s executive order was one of four measures signed on Saturday to address jobless benefits, evictions, student loans and payroll taxes. Top Democratic lawmakers and White House officials have struggled to
Virginia Ali, co-owner of Ben’s Chili Bowl, one of the many Black-owned businesses on Avenue U in Washington D.C., sits near photos of her and her husband Ben, on June 15, 2020. Numerous studies have shown that African-American entrepreneurs, particularly in the service sector such as restaurants, have suffered most severely from the economic and
By Randy Rieland, Next Avenue Contributor getty Not everyone who cares for a family member or friend with dementia or a chronic medical condition joins a support group. In fact, most don’t. But people who do, often have made deep connections with those with whom they’ve shared the confusion, frustration and even the anger they
Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about withdrawing an application after revising filing plans, potential effects of the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and the Government Pensions Offset (GPO) and divergent SSA benefit estimates. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc,
Organisers of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games have abandoned plans for an athletes’ village. Instead, student accommodation at the universities of Birmingham and Warwick will be used to house competitors, as well as the National Exhibition Centre. The village in the Perry Barr area was set to cost £500m. The decision to move away from
TOPLINE Home-sharing giant Airbnb reportedly plans to file paperwork for an initial public offering later this month, paving the way for the company to potentially make its public markets debut this year amid the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Airbnb has resumed its efforts to go public this year, despite fallout from the pandemic.
The Lucid Air sedan is expected to go into production at a plant in Arizona in 2021. Lucid The first all-electric car from Lucid Motors is expected to set a new industry benchmark — and record — with more than 500 miles of range per charge, easily topping leading EVs from Tesla, General Motors and others.
Brendan McDermid | Reuters Futures tied to major U.S. equity averages were little changed in overnight trading on Monday after days of gains on Wall Street pushed the S&P 500 within striking distance of a record high. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures dipped about 10 points. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq 100 futures were
New Hampshire’s governor said New Yorkers are pouring into the state due to high taxes and fear for their safety amid the Covid-19 crisis. “We’re booming,” New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu told CNBC. “People are coming from all across the country, especially in the Northeast. You’re in New York, you have a mayor who doesn’t
A worker wearing a protective mask adjusts a torque wrench inside the service area at a Harley-Davidson dealership in Oakland, California, on Thursday, July 16, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The dark side of good earnings: Companies are talking about turning “furloughs” into permanent layoffs. You knew this was coming. It’s
Justin Horrocks | Vetta | Getty Images You probably heard that President Trump signed an executive order to provide an extra $400 a week in unemployment benefits. Be aware that it’s not a done deal. And, based on the contents of a Department of Labor memo sent out Sunday and reviewed by CNBC, that amount
US President Donald Trump signs executive orders extending coronavirus economic relief on August 8, … [+] 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Throughout the 3 ½ years of his presidency, Donald Trump has disrupted nearly every major institution of government, save one. He
© 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP While a lot has been written about when the second stimulus check will go out, many are still waiting for some or all of their first stimulus check. Until now, taxpayers were pretty much on their trying to navigate the IRS website. Starting today, however, those still waiting for their
This is the Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame: Facade designed by Trahan Architects. Photo courtesy of Timothy Hursley © I had the opportunity to interview Trey Trahan, the founder of Trahan Architects in New Orleans and New York. His firm was recently ranked #1 Design Firm in the U.S. by ARCHITECT Magazine, the
Scotland’s pupils have returned to classes for the first time since lockdown began nearly five months ago. Borders and Shetland schools are the first to reopen with most others following on Wednesday. Physical distancing among students will not generally be required but hygiene and safety measures such as one-way systems have been put in place.
The United States topped five million cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, marking a grim milestone that represents roughly a quarter of all confirmed cases across the world. Markets and lawmakers aren’t yet sure what to make of President Donald Trump’s four executive orders aimed at expanding coronavirus relief for Americans. The weekend executive action came after congressional
Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Giulia Marchi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEOs of banks, tech companies and consulting firms are forming a group to boost hiring from underrepresented groups in New York. Leaders from 27 firms that represent many of New York’s dominant industries banded together to create