The enormous job of vaccinating the nation is underway, but for rural Americans, getting a COVID-19 vaccine becomes harder the farther they are from urban centers. Getting the word to rural residents about when they can be vaccinated isn’t easy either, and...
Dr. Fauci warned that Christmas could create another COVID-19 surge. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for the past three decades, told CBS News during the Milken Institute Future of Health Summit. As...
Hospitals await the post-Thanksgiving surge — and the Christmas one is just around the corner.“After an event, we would expect to see an increase in new cases in one to two weeks, an increase in hospitalizations from two to three weeks, and an increase in bad outcomes from...
In this awful year, here’s some good news: Scores of companies that reduced or suspended 401(k) contributions to employees during the pandemic are restoring them. The cuts and suspensions, made last winter and spring in an attempt to preserve...
Americans checking-account balances are sharply declining as they await progress on continued stimulus talks between lawmakers. As a result of the enhanced unemployment benefits and direct stimulus checks, both part of the CARES Act, Americans’ median checking-account balances increased...
The more someone understood about interest rates, inflation, risk diversification and other financial concepts, the less likely they show signs of financial “fragility” at a time of serious money pressures for many people across the country, a new study concludes. There is a link between financial literacy...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE One suggestion: A place like Key West before it became overrun with tourists. See full story.20 electric vehicle stocks besides Tesla and Nio that analysts expect to rise the most over the next year Analysts favor...
Inflation expectations are heating up, but investors might want to stop panicking if they knew how the sausage was made. Rising market-based inflation forecasts, or breakeven rates, are widely quoted as Wall Street’s go-to indicator of where consumer prices...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Despite the recent selloff in electric-vehicle stocks like Tesla and Nio, there is still intense investor interest in the sector, with demand for electric-vehicles expected to climb dramatically over the next decades. See full story.The...
The vaccine rollout is slower than expected. The presidential-election disputes may never end. And who knows? Hilary/Hilaria Baldwin could suddenly decide she’s French. Hilaire! In ways large...