Tag: Columns

Biden bashes Trump’s approach to coronavirus crisis at town hall: ‘The words of a president matter’

Joe Biden kept up his attacks on President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the Democratic presidential nominee at a town hall on...

Apple makes 5G iPhone seem like a good value, which could be a huge signal boost

Apple Inc. priced its new iPhones on par with its last generation of smartphones Tuesday, and surprisingly put forth a value proposition for consumers that...

Trump’s positive coronavirus test puts spotlight on presidential line of succession — here’s a primer

Markets appeared rattled early Friday after President Donald Trump said he had tested positive for the coronavirus causing the disease COVID-19 as traders wonder what’s...

Tuesday’s presidential debate: Biden must ‘aggressively’ push back against Trump to win, expert says

Tuesday night’s presidential debate is expected to set an audience record, breaking the 2016 mark of 84 million viewers, as President Donald Trump and Democratic...

Trump addresses pre-existing conditions and surprise billing in North Carolina, as analysts say it’s just a ‘photo op’

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed executive orders touted as protecting people with pre-existing conditions and addressing surprise medical billing, with that action coming as...

WATCH: Fauci schools Rand Paul on herd immunity: ‘You’re not listening’

Dr. Anthony Fauci has officially lost patience with Sen. Rand Paul. The nation’s leading infectious disease expert scolded the Republican senator from Kentucky for repeatedly...

Dow nearly erases 384-point slump as industrials, materials help benchmark pare opening drop

U.S. stocks traded lower Thursday, but well off their worst levels of the session, as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook and its decision...

‘I didn’t lie’ — Trump spars with reporters over playing down the coronavirus

President Donald Trump defended himself during a Thursday news conference, as he drew more questions over telling famed journalist Bob Woodward months ago that he...

Trump says he might spend his own money on his re-election campaign: ‘If I have to, I would’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he might spend his own money on his re-election campaign, with the remark coming a week after Democratic challenger...

The economy still has a mountain to climb, but it’s digging itself out faster than expected

Is the economy half-full or half-empty? That’s the burning question after a surprisingly upbeat U.S. jobs report for August. Read: U.S. regains 1.4 million jobs...

Celebrate Labor Day safely: Keep the socializing outside and don’t touch anyone

Summer is almost over; the pandemic, not so much. While the number of daily coronavirus cases in the U.S. has come down from its peak...

Biden says Trump continues to ‘give succor to the white supremacists’ as he visits Kenosha

Joe Biden on Thursday lambasted President Donald Trump’s response to recent racial tensions and brought up Trump’s 2017 remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Va.,...

Only 19% of Tesla analysts say buy the stock while investors remain ‘insatiable’

There is an old Wall Street saying that investing isn’t about being right or wrong, it’s about making money. No one understands that better than...

You might use Zoom for free, but companies are paying for it — pushing the stock to new heights

Zoom Video Communications Inc. has become a household name during the coronavirus pandemic, with millions of people using its online-video service for free — but...

Trump says Biden’s ‘not a savior of America’s soul,’ but rather the ‘destroyer of America’s jobs’

President Donald Trump on Thursday night made an effort to turn his Democratic challenger’s campaign rallying cries against him, as he accepted the Republican Party’s...

Bill.com beats on earnings, CEO predicts work-from-home trends are ‘here to stay’

Bill.com Holdings Inc. Chief Executive René Lacerte is optimistic that the COVID-19 crisis will drive a longer-term shift toward remote work that increases demand for...

Trump ‘will be trumpeting his accomplishments’ on Thursday as he accepts Republican nomination

President Donald Trump looks set to talk up his achievements since his inauguration and pledge other accomplishments if he’s re-elected, as he accepts his party’s...

Melania Trump says the president is not traditional but he ‘gets results,’ as she appeals for votes

Melania Trump on Tuesday night described her husband as unconventional but able to “get things done,” as the first lady urged voters to support President...

Donald Trump Jr. says Biden’s policies ‘would stop our economic recovery cold’

President Donald Trump’s eldest son helped the Republican Party kick off their national convention on Monday night with an attack on Democratic challenger Joe Biden,...

Market timing when ‘clocks have no hands’ — Warren Buffett’s warning is as relevant now as it was in 2000

“ ‘They know that overstaying the festivities — that is, continuing to speculate in companies that have gigantic valuations relative to the cash they are...

Trump, Republicans prepare to counterpunch Biden at 4-day convention

President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans are preparing to aggressively counterattack Joe Biden at next week’s GOP convention, a four-day affair that is expected...

10 stocks positioned for an ‘abrupt’ rebound when normalcy finally returns — none of them are tech

The stock market continues to buck the steady flow of troubling headlines and gloomy metrics in a stark disconnect with the economy that’s been hotly...

Gold prices inch higher to halt skid, but mark first back-to-back weekly fall since March

Gold futures eked out a tiny gain on Friday to halt a third consecutive slide, but the precious metal’s advance for the day wasn’t sufficient...

‘I’ll be an ally of the light, not the darkness’: Joe Biden pledges to rebuild economy as he accepts Democratic nomination

Joe Biden pledged to rebuild the battered U.S. economy and tackle the coronavirus pandemic as he accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president on Thursday...

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and the rest of the ‘Oligarchic Dozen’ just reached a ‘disturbing milestone’

“The rich get richer” doesn’t even begin to tell the story these days. According to the Institute for Policy Studies, the wealth of the top...