Month: February 2021

The Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the United States a third tool to fight the pandemic as highly contagious variants start to take root across the country. The FDA’s emergency use authorization Saturday kickstarts the federal government’s plan to distribute nearly 4 million doses of
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Robinhood fired back at Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, who earlier this week said the free trading app was having a “regrettable” impact on investors. The longtime business partner of Warren Buffett on Wednesday addressed the running controversy over Robinhood and similar applications, noting dangers from the allure of easy, free trading. “No one
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Protective face mask and tax income documents for 2020. Concept for personal finances during … [+] Coronavirus pandemic getty Divorced and never married co-parents have the chance to pick up an extra $1,100 per dependent child when they file their 2020 returns. It requires trust, cooperation and running multiple versions of their 2020 returns. It is probably
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Decorating your first apartment? Here’s everything you need to know. Sidekix Media on Unsplash Buying furniture for a first apartment or home can feel stressful because it involves a great amount of decision-making. It’s also a challenge because there are so many major purchases to make, often with a budget in mind. And while it’s
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United Airlines passengers wait in the boarding area for their flights at Denver International Airport in Denver, Colorado. Robert Alexander | Getty Images United Airlines‘ latest ski destinations will be accessible by bus. The Chicago-based airline on March 11 will start offering three-times-a-day bus service from its Denver International Airport hub to Breckenridge, Colorado and
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An employee walks past a quilt displaying Etsy signage at the company’s headquarters in Brooklyn, New York. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Etsy reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results after the bell on Thursday, including soaring profits and 129% revenue growth. The stock rose more than 8% in extended trading following the report. Here’s
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Warren Buffett Gerard Miller | CNBC This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Warren Buffett, the 90-year-old “Oracle of Omaha,” remains a firm believer in the American dream, saying in his closely watched annual shareholder letter to “never bet against America.” “In its brief 232 years of existence … there has been no
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Mortgage rates sign on the home and charts. getty Two negative impacts hit homebuyers last week: interest rates and winter weather. Mortgage interest rates have been on a slow but steady increase ever since the beginning of the year, but last week they jumped up to 2.97%, a full 15 basis points higher than the
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Al Drago | Getty Images News | Getty Images Unemployment benefits extended Those programs include Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for self-employed, gig and other workers who don’t qualify for state-level assistance; and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, which pays extra weeks of state benefits to the long-term unemployed. The bill would offer PUA recipients a maximum 74
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A sign outside of a facility occupied by TreeHouse Foods in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. Kristoffer Tripplaar | SIPA USA | AP Company: TreeHouse Foods Inc. (THS) TreeHouse Foods Inc. of Oak Brook, Illinois manufactures consumer packaged food and beverages, including a range of shelf-stable, refrigerated, fresh and frozen products. Its product categories include beverages, salad
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