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DEAR CHINA, ENJOY THIS BULL MARKET. LOVE, DONALD

Escalating tension between Washington and Beijing has stirred up patriotic fervor, setting mainland stocks on fire.

CHANGING A HOME TITLE FROM ‘TENANTS IN COMMON' TO ‘JOINT TENANTS'

Couples typically own a home as tenants in common or as joint tenants with rights of survivorship. In the latter case, when any one...

 
 
 

TWO-BEDROOM, TWO-BATHROOM CONDO NEAR NATIONAL ARBORETUM LISTS FOR $389,900

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The condo is in a nine-unit new building across the street from the National Arboretum grounds and about...

GERMANY'S COAL POWER COULD SHUT DOWN A DECADE EARLY

Generators have until 2038 to switch off their plants, but there are incentives to get it done quicker.

 
 
 

REVENGE DOESN'T EXPLAIN RISE IN CHINESE PROPERTY PRICES

There's a post-Covid splurge factor, but in reality, investors are seeking safety. Beijing should make REITs an option.

ENERGY COMPANIES ABANDON LONG-DELAYED ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE

Despite a win at the Supreme Court last month, the companies said costs and new regulatory uncertainties make the 600-mile natural...

 
 
 

WARREN BUFFETT FINALLY MAKES A DEAL. CUE THE FIREWORKS?

He won't want the last footnote of his legacy to be a purchase of gas assets, even if it is a fine transaction. But Covid-19 isn't...

BELLAGIO ERROR MAY BE BIGGEST SPORTSBOOK LOSS FOR VEGAS

The nearly quarter-million dollars in winning wagers reportedly placed at MGM Resorts June 28 might be the largest sportsbook loss...

 
 
 

GIG WORKERS FACE SHIFTING ROLES, COMPETITION IN PANDEMIC

Gig workers are clamoring for jobs that often pay less while facing stiff competition from a crush of newly unemployed workers.

CORONAVIRUS WILL UNDERMINE TRUST IN GOVERNMENT, ‘SCARRING BODY AND MIND' FOR DECADES, RESEARCH FINDS

Two new studies find that people exposed to pandemics in their formative years carry psychological scars for the rest of their lives.

 
 
 

ARCTIC OIL INFRASTRUCTURE FACES CLIMATE KARMA

Siberia's heatwave reflects temperature changes that weren't generally forecast to occur until the end of the century. That's bad news...

HARD-HIT INDUSTRIES CLAMOR FOR REGULATIONS DURING PANDEMIC

Groups that typically would oppose federal mandates want a nationwide standard on when masks should be mandatory as the surging coronavirus...

 
 
 

HOW DISNEY COULD BE FACING A LOT MORE THAN A LOST SUMMER

Can an American institution adapt?

TREASURY, SBA APPEAR TO MISS DEADLINE TO DISCLOSE SMALL BUSINESS LOAN DATA

Administration officials had told lawmakers that Paycheck Protection Plan data would be released by the end of the week.

 
 
 

THE BIG FACTOR HOLDING BACK THE U.S. ECONOMIC RECOVERY: CHILD CARE

Nearly a third of the nation's workforce has children at home and they're struggling. Researchers estimate nearly 10 percent of economic...

BLACK WOMEN SAY PINTEREST CREATED A DEN OF DISCRIMINATION - DESPITE ITS IMAGE AS THE NICEST COMPANY IN TECH

Ifeoma Ozoma and Aerica Shimizu Banks claim they were underpaid, faced racist comments, and were subject to retaliation for raising...

 
 
 

WHAT PRICE WOULD YOU PUT ON YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

Many Americans are happy to flog even their most sensitive data, and for a cheap price, too.

WORLD RENOWNED ESPORTS TOURNAMENT EVO CANCELED, CO-FOUNDER REMOVED AFTER ALLEGATIONS OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

The move comes hours after notable participants and developers withdrew from the event.

 
 
 

EMMANUEL MACRON TRIPS A RISKY POLITICAL FUSE

In time-honored French tradition, the president is replacing his No. 2 after a series of crises. But this can come with its pitfalls.

‘WE FEEL ABSOLUTELY ABANDONED': RUSSIA'S ECONOMIC CRISIS SWALLOWS FAMILIES THAT ONCE SEEMED SECURE

Charities and aid groups are seeing something new: families never before in financial trouble seeking help, food and even a place to...

 
 
 



Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

The deal has been approved by Uber's board, Bloomberg reported, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Read more ...

Early Coronavirus Testing Restrictions Led To Some Big ER Bills

Early Coronavirus Testing Restrictions Led To Some Big ER Bills

People with COVID-19 symptoms in March and April were often billed for expensive scans and bloodwork because they didn't qualify back then for a confirmatory coronavirus test... Read more ...

The Latest: Australia's most populous state to close border

The Latest: Australia's most populous state to close border

SYDNEY, Australia - The leader of Australia's most populous state says her government's decision to close its border with hard-hit Victoria state marks a new phase in the... Read more ...

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast Pipeline

RICHMOND, Va. - The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing... Read more ...

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

The Latest: Philippines reports spike in coronavirus cases

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has reported its biggest spike in coronavirus infections in recent days as the government eases quarantine restrictions to revive the... Read more ...

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

The Latest: WVirginia sees biggest 2-day jump in virus cases

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - West Virginia has experienced its biggest two-day jump in confirmed coronavirus cases, according to health statistics released Sunday. Read more ...

Croatia's ruling conservatives winning parliamentary vote

Croatia's ruling conservatives winning parliamentary vote

ZAGREB, Croatia - The ruling conservatives are overwhelmingly winning Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European... Read more ...

The Latest: Mississippi Speaker Gunn positive for virus

The Latest: Mississippi Speaker Gunn positive for virus

JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tested positive for the coronavirus as state health officials report more than 200 new infections and five... Read more ...

July 5 COVID-19 Test Results

July 5 COVID-19 Test Results

The US is now conducting over 600,000 tests per day, and that might be enough to allow test-and-trace in some areas. Based on the experience of other countries, the percent... Read more ...

Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in...

Census: Household Pulse Survey shows 32% of Households Expect Loss in Income; 24.5% Concerned about Housing

Note: The question on lost income is always since March 13, 2020 - so this percentage will not decline. From the Census Bureau: Measuring Household Experiences during the... Read more ...