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wallstreet3 061318 18sep20 Stocks initially showed a lack of direction but came under pressure over the course of the trading session on Friday. The major averages slid firmly into negative territory, extending the pullback seen over the two previous sessions.

wechat tiktok 091820 Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores from Sunday, September 20. The Department of Commerce Friday announced prohibitions on transactions relating to mobile applications WeChat and TikTok to safeguard the national security of the US. According to the regulator,...

wallstreet sept13 18sep20 After showing a lack of direction earlier in the session, stocks have moved mostly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday. The Dow continues to show only a modest move, although the tech-heavy Nasdaq has slid firmly into negative territory.

princetonuniversity sept20 The U.S. Department of Education has announced an investigation into the prevalence of systemic racism in Princeton University. In an open letter published earlier this month, University President Christopher Eisgruber had admitted that "Racism and the damage it does to people of color nevertheless persist at Princeton." He also admitted that Racist assumptions from the past also remain embedded

cdc obesity 091820 New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, show that adult obesity is increasing in the United States, and obese individuals are at heightened risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19. The phenomenon remains high in 12 states, according to the 2019 Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps.

wallstreet4 061518 18sep20 Stocks have shown a lack of direction over the course of morning trading on Friday, with the major averages bouncing back and forth across the unchanged line. The choppy trading comes on the heels of the pullback seen over the two previous sessions.

us economic 091820 A report released by the Conference Board showed a continued increase by its reading on leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of August, although the pace of growth slowed compared to recent months.

wirex mastercard 091820 Crypto payment card provider Wirex is set to launch the much anticipated Wirex Mastercard card, along with an upgraded crypo rewards programme. The move comes two months after Wirex was granted a Mastercard principal membership, allowing it to directly issue payment cards to customers.

consumer 020119 18sep20 After reporting an unexpected increase in U.S. consumer sentiment in the previous month, the University of Michigan released a report on Friday showing consumer sentiment continued to improve in the month of September. The preliminary report said the consumer sentiment index climbed to 78.9 in September from 74.1 in August.

european commission 091820 The European Commission said Friday that it has signed a deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline to secure up to 300 million doses of their potential COVID-19 vaccine.

acellapharma sept20 Acella Pharmaceuticals recalled certain lots of hypothyroidism medication NP Thyroid in the form of tablets due to super potency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The company is recalling one lot of 15mg and one lot of 120mg of NP Thyroid that are packaged in 100 count bottles in strengths of 15 mg, and 120 mg, with expiration dates between October 2020 and November 2020.

wallstreet oct04 18sep20 After moving mostly lower over the two previous sessions, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Friday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures down by just 1 point.

walmart sept18 Walmart announced its decision to raise wages for around 165,000 hourly associates across all its U.S. stores starting October, and introduce a team-based operating model in Supercenters. In a tweet, the retail giant said, "Today we're introducing new leadership roles and cross-training opportunities, giving our associates more ways to grow their careers."

wallstreet sept18 The economic calendar is weak and Michigan's Consumer Sentiment for September, the Conference Board's Leading Indicators for August as well as a couple of Fed speeches might get attention on Friday. Asian shares finished mixed, while European shares are trading broadly lower. Initial signs from...

trumpbiden sept20 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden demanded President Donald Trump's resignation saying he was not honest in handling of the coronavirus pandemic. "If the president had done his job... had done his job from the beginning, all the people would still be alive," Biden said during a CNN town hall event Thursday night. "He knew it and did nothing. It's close to criminal," he told the audienc

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