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 →

Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

How to avoid 5 common retirement money mistakes

2019-11-23

Since launching my company’s investment advisory service for retirees, True Link Financial, my colleagues and I have spent a lot of time talking to people about their financial plans. Here are five of the most common mistakes we’ve seen and how retirees can avoid them:  Mistake No. 1: Thinking youRead More →

Use this calculator to add up the ‘true’ cost of your streaming services, and Taylor Swift is squaring off with private-equity giant Carlyle Group — here’s how the combatants stack up

2019-11-15

TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance No pizza boxes, batteries or shredded paper — fix your recycling sins Effective paper and plastic recycling is dictated by tossing only “empty, clean and dry” containers. Otherwise, the bin that feeds your green soul is really only a second garbageRead More →