What exactly happens during a coronavirus screening at an airport

2020-01-30

As the novel coronavirus’s death toll and confirmed cases continue to rise, U.S. officials have expanded screening measures to 20 airports nationwide. So what exactly should passengers traveling from China — and the general flying public — expect at these enhanced-screening airports? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiallyRead More →

Time for investors to take a look at post-Brexit U.K.

2020-01-30

More than three years of pre-Brexit uncertainty have taken a heavy toll on the U.K. economy, with gross domestic product some 3% lower than it would have been otherwise, according to most estimates. And the stock market, as measured by the FTSE 100 index UKX, -0.75%, has massively underperformed itsRead More →

Fed Beige Book says contacts report ‘solid’ holiday sales and have ‘modestly favorable’ expectations about 2020

2020-01-15

Getty Images People with shopping bags walk down the sidewalk during the Christmas holiday season last month. The outlook: Economic activity continued to expand “modestly” over the last six weeks of 2019, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, released Wednesday. Two districts: Richmond and Dallas, reported growth at above-averageRead More →

These are the most sleep-deprived professions in America

2019-11-12

American workers are increasingly strapped for sleep — and the ones grappling with life-or-death decisions on the job might be most likely to get poor shut-eye, a recent study says. About 50% of protective-service workers — such as police officers, firefighters and correctional officers — and military workers reported shortRead More →