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 →

iShares Transportation Average ETF Has A Quality Portfolio With Moaty Stocks – iShares Transportation Average ETF (BATS:IYT)

2020-01-10

ETF Overview iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT) owns a portfolio of U.S. transportation stocks. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the Dow Jones Transportation Average Index. IYT’s portfolio of stocks include delivery services companies, railroad companies, truckers, airlines, and marine transport companies. These stocks are trading atRead 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 →