A group of more than 125 economists is calling on Congress to send out more direct cash payments to American families to help them weather the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic downturn.
A sealed, first-edition set of Pokemon cards sold for a record-breaking $360,000 at auction.
Guitar Center has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing financial hardships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
"Shopping was an outlet to relieve stress -- it was an escape from life," one person said. "Now, it's a source of stress because the process of it is so cumbersome.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that the resurgent viral outbreak is likely slowing the economy and forcing more companies to cut jobs.
For millions of student loan borrowers who have benefited from payment relief during the coronavirus pandemic, the payments will resume beginning Jan. 1, 2021.
President-elect Joe Biden on Monday outlined his plans to boost the U.S. economy but said any structural reforms depend first on reining in the COVID-19 pandemic.
For about a pound of pigeon, a wealthy racing fan put down a record 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird.
A buyer shouted out with glee that they'd pay $368,000 for the Rudolph and Santa Claus figures used in the beloved Christmas special “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.”
Although the $17,499.99 membership is quite a hefty fee, it also comes with a $3,500 Costco Shop Card and $4,000 worth of flight credit.
Trump targets China's capital markets.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 709,000, the fourth straight drop and a sign that the job market is slowly healing.
By next year, debt collectors will be allowed to contact debtors via text messages, email and even through private social media messaging.
Illinois saw more than $100 million in marijuana sales in October.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 1,500 points, or 5.4%, in early trading Monday and the S&P 500 jumped 3.7% after drugmaker Pfizer said early data show its coronavirus vaccine looks highly effective.
Trader Joe's has disclosed the COVID-19 infection rate among its employees, addressing rising concern over a recent survey that revealed a number of grocery store workers at a Boston market had the disease without showing symptoms.
Researchers found that workers who reported exclusively going into an office in the two weeks prior to getting sick were nearly twice as likely to test positive for the virus.
Medicare also announced that the Part B deductible next year will be $203, an increase of $5. The deductible is the amount patients pay each year before their insurance kicks in. The inpatient deductible will be $1,484, an increase of $76.
After losing about 22 million jobs due to the pandemic, the economy picked up an additional 638,000 in October as the unemployment rate fell to 6.9%.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to 751,000, a still-historically high level that shows that many employers keep cutting jobs in the face of the accelerating pandemic.