A healthcare professional draws up a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the vaccination centre set up inside Brighton Centre in Brighton, southern England, on January 26, 2021. Ben Stensall | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The findings of a large U.S. trial have shown that the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AstraZeneca (AZN) – The drugmaker said a U.S. study showed its Covid-19 vaccine had 79% efficacy in preventing symptomatic illness, 100% effectiveness against critical disease and hospitalization, and did not pose a higher risk of blood clots. AstraZeneca shares gained 2.2% in premarket
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Jamie Grill | The Image Bank | Getty Images The financial uncertainty created by the global pandemic has made an impact on Americans of all generations and income levels. Even as the economy starts to show signs of recovery, too many Americans are still unemployed, and the uncertainty over the shape of economic recovery lingers.
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Democratic members of Congress are interested in changing tax rules for foreign earnings of U.S. multinational companies. They claim the current rules incentivize U.S. businesses to outsource and offshore what would otherwise be U.S. jobs and investment. However, closer inspection shows these claims do not fit with the way the rules have been working. Some
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The Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept is a fully electric SUV based on a two-door 2020 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Jeep EMBARGOED FOR 12:01 AM MONDAY, March 22. Jeep has unveiled a new all-electric version of its iconic Wrangler SUV, but consumers will likely have to wait at least a few years to purchase one. The brand
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Table of Contents Key Findings The American Rescue Plan Act’s restriction on states’ Fiscal Recovery Funds being used to directly or indirectly offset a net tax cut is vague and raises difficult questions of interpretation and application. A broad interpretation of this prohibition may be unconstitutional. This restriction potentially implicates a wide range of tax
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People view yachts during the Miami International Boat Show in Miami, Florida, United States on February 14, 2020. Marco Bello | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Boat sales skyrocketed last year during the coronavirus pandemic as more Americans turned to the lifestyle amid more flexible work environments that allowed people to spend extra time enjoying
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Getty Images Watching your retirement account grow can be exhilarating. However, if it’s a 401(k) or individual retirement account holding pre-tax contributions, don’t forget Uncle Sam owns a portion of the balance you see.  “All too often, investors look at their traditional 401(k) statement forgetting that they have a partner invested there alongside them,” said
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As more companies announce diversity and inclusion measures, Ariel Investments’ co-CEO Mellody Hobson believes there’s a simple way to hold corporations accountable: math. “Math has no opinion — have the math. The only way you can do that is commit to having an annual review of these issues to see where you’re gaining ground, where
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Amazon.com delivery trucks in Richmond, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Given the current financial environment, which strategy can investors use to pinpoint compelling opportunities? Despite inflation concerns, there are still stocks poised to outperform. One way to find them is by following the recommendations of
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Families with children will see a significant increase in their maximum child tax credit (CTC) in 2021 thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expanding child-related tax benefits. President Biden is now exploring how to make the ARPA’s temporary expansion of the CTC permanent. Whether and how lawmakers choose to finance a permanent expansion
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NFL executive Brian Rolapp told CNBC on Friday the league’s new blockbuster media deal offers a chance to enhance the viewing experience for fans through digital streaming. The broadcast pact features Amazon Prime Video as the exclusive provider of Thursday Night Football games beginning in 2023, the first all-digital package in the league’s history. Four
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