• Donald Trump has maintained a bank account in China, according to the NYT

    Donald Trump has maintained a bank account in China, according to the NYT

    During his principal, the US president would even attempt a partnership with a company controlled by the Chinese state, the newspaper said.
  • Why we must follow the final debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

    Why we must follow the final debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden

    Thursday, Donald Trump and Joe Biden clash one last time face-to-face before the November 3 election. .
  • Nature science journal mocks Trump in editorial, announces support for Biden

    Nature science journal mocks Trump in editorial, announces support for Biden

    'The actions of the Trump administration are accelerating climate change, razing nature, tainting the air and killing wildlife - as well as humans,
  • Facebook, Twitter accused of blocking controversial Biden post

    Facebook, Twitter accused of blocking controversial Biden post

    Both social networks have limited online sharing of a compromising article about Joe Biden and his son to three weeks before the presidential election.
  • Is the US economy getting back on its feet, as Donald Trump claims?

    Is the US economy getting back on its feet, as Donald Trump claims?

    Donald Trump is delighted with a rebound in the US economy six months after the onset of the health crisis. While the numbers do point to an increase in employment, there is no room for optimism.
  • Here’s how stimulus checks could cost Americans in the long run

    Here’s how stimulus checks could cost Americans in the long run

    Massive federal spending meant to blunt the coronavirus’s economic impact could have long-term costs, experts say — meaning those stimulus checks might not be free money after all. Congress’s unprecedented stimulus measures coupled with the Federal Reserve’s aggressive efforts to shore up the economy could drive up inflation in the coming years, leaving Americans with …
  • US workers file 860,000 jobless claims, crisis total tops 61 million

    US workers file 860,000 jobless claims, crisis total tops 61 million

    Some 860,000 Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus pandemic continued to weigh on the US labor market, the feds said Thursday. Last week’s initial jobless claims dropped from the prior week’s revised total of 893,000 but brought the total for the coronavirus pandemic to more than 61 million — a number …
  • Fed vows to keeps interest rates on hold until inflation rises

    Fed vows to keeps interest rates on hold until inflation rises

    The Federal Reserve kept interest rates pinned near zero on Wednesday and promised to keep them there until inflation is on track to “moderately exceed” the US central bank’s 2 percent inflation target “for some time.” The change in guidance is part of a monetary policy shift announced by the Fed last month that is …
  • Economic damage from coronavirus may not be as bad as expected

    Economic damage from coronavirus may not be as bad as expected

    The coronavirus pandemic may not damage the global economy as badly as previously feared, an influential group says. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday that it now expects worldwide gross domestic product — a key measure of economic health — to drop by 4.5 percent this year, down from its June forecast …
  • US retail sales climb 0.6 percent as COVID-19 recovery slows

    US retail sales climb 0.6 percent as COVID-19 recovery slows

    US retail sales climbed less than expected last month, another signal that the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has slowed. Retailers and food-service merchants raked in $537.5 billion in August, a modest 0.6 percent increase from the prior month that came in below experts’ estimates for a 1 percent rise, the US Census Bureau …