There’s a big week ahead for the market with an earnings deluge, GDP data and stimulus negotiations

A trader walks past a campaign sign for U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images About a third of the S&P 500 companies report earnings, including […]

Tesla recalls nearly 50,000 Model S and X cars in China over faulty suspension

A Tesla Model S (L) and Model X are displayed at a shopping mall in Hong Kong on March 10, 2019. Vivek Prakash | AFP | Getty Images Tesla is recalling up to 48,442 of its Model S and Model X electric vehicles, which were made in the U.S. and sold to customers in China, […]

Joe Biden lays out a detailed plan to fight coronavirus as new infections soar

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks about his plan to beat COVID-19 in Wilmington, Delaware, October 23, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday laid out exactly how a Biden administration would address the coronavirus crisis, one day after the United States recorded nearly a record daily […]

The US Sanctions Russians for Potentially ‘Fatal’ Malware

When mysterious hackers triggered the shutdown of a Saudi Arabian oil refinery in August of 2017, the subsequent investigation found that the malware used in that attack had unprecedented, uniquely lethal potential: It was intended to disable safety systems in the plant designed to prevent dangerous conditions that could lead to leaks or explosions. Now, […]

Trump’s Strangest Lie: A Plague of Suicides Under His Watch

In last night’s presidential debate, Donald Trump repeated one of his more unorthodox reelection pitches. “People are losing their jobs,” he said. “They’re committing suicide. There’s depression, alcohol, drugs at a level that nobody’s ever seen before.” It’s strange to hear an incumbent president declare, as an argument in his own favor, that a wave […]

WHO says some countries ‘are on a dangerous track’ as Covid cases begin to stress health systems

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, March 2, 2020. Stefan Wermuth | Bloomberg via Getty Images Some countries across the globe are on “a dangerous track” in the coronavirus pandemic and hospitals are beginning to […]

In Synchronic, Time Travel Is Anything but Nostalgic

Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead have created three of the best indie sci-fi films of the past few years—Resolution, Spring, and The Endless. In their latest movie, Synchronic, a paramedic played by Anthony Mackie discovers a designer drug that lets him visit the past. “We were talking about, ‘What if there were a substance that […]

U.S. reports more than 71,600 new Covid cases as new infections near record highs and hospitalizations rise

A patient recovering from COVID-19 at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, on September 30, 2020. Terrence Antonio James | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The United States reported more than 71,600 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, approaching a record number of daily infections set in late July as the outbreak takes root across […]

GOP pollster says Trump won the final debate but Biden ‘won the war’

President Donald Trump won the final debate against Democrat Joe Biden, but that’s not going to be enough to get him reelected, Republican pollster and strategist Frank Luntz told CNBC on Friday. “You got to give Trump a minor victory because he’ll bring some [undecided] voters home, and it’ll close the race a little bit. […]

‘We’re a long way from anywhere else’: Small U.S. cities hit with airline service cuts in pandemic

More than seven months into a pandemic, some small cities are grappling with airline service cuts because of the slump in air travel. U.S. airlines lost more than $10 billion in the previous quarter and have been cutting routes to some small cities in an effort to stop bleeding cash. Under the terms of $25 […]