(Updates story with year-end closing prices and consensus price targets.) The COVID-19 economy has been brutal for millions of people who have been directly affected, through illness and loss of family members and friends, but also though lost jobs,...
Daniel McCarthy watched a Queens, N.Y. nurse’s televised COVID-19 vaccination this month to become the first New Yorker with the vaccine and among the earliest ranks with the shot. One emotion welled inside McCarthy: Relief.“The vaccine sends the message we are gaining control back,” said McCarthy, a registered...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Thursday, but pulled back from record intraday highs on a report of distribution issues with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine. See full story.Give Americans a stimulus check by Christmas or small businesses...
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...
Now that a new year is here—good riddance to 2020, a truly terrible year—there are lots of changes to retirement programs, investing and more that you need to be aware of. Let’s get right to it. While the minimum retirement age...
Last month, as crowds cheered the first truck with vaccine produced by BioNTech SE BNTX, -2.88% and Pfizer PFE, ...
As Americans prepare to file their 2020 income taxes, a new Democrat-backed bill wants to block federal income taxes on the first $10,200 a person received in unemployment benefits last year. As Capital Hill negotiations swirl over President...
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...
Millions of Americans are getting their COVID-19 shots every day, but the U.S. is still going to need better treatments that can nip mild or moderate cases of COVID-19 before they become serious. There are a number of reasons that people could still get sick after they are vaccinated....