This holiday season will likely be different for families and small businesses across the U.S. Not only will family gatherings be smaller than in years past or canceled altogether, but the economic impacts of the COVID-19 recession will mean that for many families, spending on gifts is out of reach. Read More..
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The technology allows drone operators to deliver supplies quickly, while maintaining their connection to the mobile network. Photo courtesy of Vodafone and Ericsson Ericsson ERIC, +1.38% and Vodafone VOD, +0.01% said that they have successfully tested technology that uses mobile network data to facilitate flight corridors for drones, opening the Read More..
People have spending money on Lysol and Clorox during a year in which coronavirus has upended people’s lives. Cards Against Humanity eschewed its annual Black Friday stunt in light of the pandemic and protests regarding the killing of Black Americans by police. David Ryder/Getty Images For Cards Against Humanity, 2020 Read More..
Dear Moneyist, I have three children ages 16, 18 and 20 and also eight nieces and nephews ranging in age from 12 to 32. My sticky situation involves the holidays, namely Christmas. We don’t exchange gifts for the kids anymore, but still give them cards and money. I don’t believe Read More..
Many Americans steered clear of hospitals early in the pandemic for fear of contracting the coronavirus. Chandan Khanna/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Amid shelter-in-place orders and school closures aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19, the share of children’s emergency-department visits related to mental health has risen substantially during the pandemic, a Read More..
Dear Moneyist, Honestly, I can’t believe I’m writing this but here we go. My wife and I are in our 30s and have two young children. She is a stay-at-home mom. I am a resident physician who currently makes about $60,000 per year, but this will markedly increase next year. Read More..
U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Friday, notching a pair of fresh records, as Wall Street wrapped up a week framed by optimism over the prospects of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 and yet gloom over a spike in the viral outbreak in the U.S. and Europe. Markets also remain Read More..
Stocks were putting in a mixed performance Tuesday, with the Dow advancing in choppy trade while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite extended a decline as progress toward a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 inspired selling of some of the biggest pandemic-era winners. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.90% was up Read More..
Police say a 65-year-old man has become the first person to be charged under Australia’s 2-year-old foreign interference laws ByThe Associated Press November 5, 2020, 9:19 AM • 2 min read MELBOURNE, Australia — A 65-year-old man has become the first person to be charged under Australia’s foreign interference laws Read More..