U.S. stocks fall Monday after the S&P 500 and Dow momentarily touch intraday record peaks, with investors facing concerns around the spread of COVID-19 and the slow pace of the vaccine rollout. See full story.
The fate of value stocks rests on the Georgia Senate races, JPMorgan strategists say
The runoff elections in Georgia could spark a return to the rotation toward value stocks —but only if Democrats sweep both races, according to strategists at banking giant JPMorgan. See full story.
Impeachment redux? Democratic lawmakers condemn Trump’s remarks, raise question of criminality
Democratic lawmakers called for swift and serious action against President Donald Trump ranging from censure to impeachment on Sunday, after he was heard in a leaked audio tape pressuring Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” more votes and to reverse his election loss in that state. See full story.
Former Obama economist questions wisdom of stimulus checks
Stimulus checks don’t have much back for the buck, and it was unfortunate they made up so much of the recently passed $900 billion economic rescue package, a former top economist for President Barack Obama said Sunday. See full story.
Regulating Big Tech will be hard, and California is proving it
As technology companies have grown from dot-com upstarts to the most powerful entities in America, U.S. legislators have done virtually nothing to establish new laws that regulate the companies and their products, even as negative effects ripple throughout society daily. See full story.
They were disproportionately experienced by working aged men, driven in part by synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. See full story.