Covid-19 vaccination drive at a Government health centre during Covid-19 emergency in Kolkata, India, 03 May, 2021. Pfizer in talks with India over expedited approval for Covid-19 vaccine according to an Indian media report. Indranil Aditya | NurPhoto | Getty Images India’s economy is expected to have improved in the three months that ended in
Get these $500 fixer-uppers — so long as you can read a Japanese construction manual. Japan is riddled with millions of vacant homes, called akiya, that local governments hope will sell for next to nothing. At last count, Japan’s Housing and Land survey found 8.49 million uninhabited dwellings in 2018 — a 3.2% increase in
Ruins of the Greenwood District after the massacre of African Americans in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in June 1921. American National Red Cross photograph collection. GHI | Universal Images Group | Getty Images A century ago this week, the wealthiest U.S. Black community was burned to the ground. At the turn of the 20th century, the Greenwood
R.Tsubin | Moment | Getty Images The Biden administration wants to get tougher on tax cheats — and cryptocurrency is an area of interest. Virtual currencies like bitcoin and ethereum, which are collectively valued around $2 trillion, offer investors a way to shield income from tax authorities. In that way, the crypto economy contributes to
No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images More than 11 million Americans are behind on their rent and many could be pushed from their homes when the national eviction ban expires in June. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium, which has been in effect since September, will lift on June 30. Although the
Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s prime minister. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Monday that the country’s Covid restrictions may be relaxed after June 13 if the situation improves. “Barring another super-spreader or big cluster, we should be on track to bring this outbreak under control,”
A worker is seen in the workshop of a factory manufacturing medical devices in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China. Reuters BEIJING — Chinese businesses are letting go of more workers than they are hiring, even though the economy is seeing some recovery from the pandemic, official data showed Monday. That’s based on a survey from the
A man wearing a facemask as a protection against Covid-19 walks past two Malaysian flags in capital city Kuala Lumpur. Faris Hadziq | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images Stocks in Malaysia fell in early Monday trade as the government announced a nationwide “total lockdown” to curb the rapidly rising daily Covid-19 infections in
In this article HPQ DELL ULTA CRM Signage on a Saleforce office building in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Salesforce — Salesforce shares jumped 5% in extended trading after the cloud-based software company posted
Social media personalities Dixie D’Amelio and Noah Beck at Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort on May 2, 2021 in Anaheim, California. Handout | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images The Covid pandemic made the past 14 months a literal roller coaster of a ride for both theme parks and their fans. Parks
In this article VIAC DIS Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe star in “A Quiet Place Part II.” Paramount The box office was anything but quiet over the weekend. John Krasinski’s “A Quiet Place Part II,” the sequel to his 2018 directorial debut, garnered $48.4 million over the weekend so far, the highest of
Good help is hard to find for NYC’s super-rich. Thanks to last year’s lockdown, when domestic workers were frequently asked to quarantine alongside their deep-pocketed employers, staffers ranging from chefs to butlers are now in short supply. Those domestic workers not living year-round with their employers are now demanding high salaries — with high-qualified nannies
Traders working at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), today, Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Source: NYSE Stock futures rose in overnight trading Thursday, as optimism over economic recovery grows amid strong labor market data. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 120 points, or 0.35%. S&P 500 futures ticked 0.27% higher. Nasdaq-100 futures rose
An employee preps a John Deere & Co. excavator for sale at Martin Equipment in Rock Island, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images With May coming to a close, Wall Street analysts are fine tuning their recommendations as COVID-19 vaccinations pave the way for further economic re-opening this summer. We used TipRanks
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Close-up of discounted cans and cases of packaged cocktails on Safeway store shelves in Lafayette, California, December 31, 2020. Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images This summer’s hottest cocktail comes in a can. Between 2019 and 2020, the premixed cocktail category grew by 50% in the United States, according to industry tracker IWSR.