Trump reportedly plans to issue around 100 pardons Tuesday

2021-01-18

  President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of around 100 people Tuesday, according to reports Sunday night. CNN first reported the plans, and said White House officials met Sunday night to finalize the list. Axios separately confirmed the report. The actions are expected to include white-collarRead More →

Republicans must break with Trump and reach out to Biden so that Americans can heal and democracy can thrive

2020-11-09

  With President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, tens of millions of Americans are feeling relieved, thankful, celebratory, or some combination of these emotions. But tens of millions of other Americans are anguished and despondent. It’s essential to recognize that elections are not football games. Opponents are not our enemies. For those who celebrate,Read More →

Why billionaire investor Ray Dalio hates cash and bonds, and says the election won’t change his view on the economy

2020-10-28

  Ray Dalio, the founder, chairman and co-chief investment officer of the world’s largest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates, has had a rough 2020. Bridgewater’s flagship fund has been deeply negative, even as rival hedge funds managed to outperform the market, particularly during the initial turmoil from the coronavirus pandemic.Read More →

AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine suffered a setback that shows why Big Pharma would rather be safe than sorry. Here’s the good news.

2020-09-09

  U.K.-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it will suspend clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine it developed with Oxford University after a British subject fell ill. The decision will affect the company’s just-started so-called Phase 3 trial, which recruited 30,000 volunteers in the U.S. after 10,000 subjects in theRead More →

CrowdStrike stock retreats following coronavirus-fueled earnings beat

2020-09-02

  MARKETWATCH PHOTO ILLUSTRATION/ISTOCKPHOTO|, CROWDSTRIKE CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.  shares retreated from 2020’s meteoric rise in the extended session Wednesday after the cloud-based cybersecurity company topped Wall Street estimates, with more businesses seeking to protect their systems as employees work from home. On a conference call, CrowdStrike CRWD, -1.12% co-founder andRead More →