Stock futures move lower as hectic week of earnings comes to a close

Stock-index futures edged lower Friday as one of the busiest weeks of earnings season comes to…

Nursing-home reform efforts hit roadblocks

Private-equity firms have been prime targets in long-term-care reform proposals emerging during the COVID-19 crisis. But…

Opinion: Here’s how to best interpret Warren Buffett’s disappointing recent track record

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Will Warren Buffett address his disappointing recent performance at this weekend’s Berkshire…

Here’s what the tech giants have proved to their cynics — so what should investors do now?

Online retailing behemoth Amazon AMZN, +0.37% easily beat first-quarter earnings forecasts, benefiting both from e-commerce as…

People of color face multiple barriers to vaccine access — including ‘skepticism of a system that has treated them poorly’

With early vaccination data in Philadelphia showing racial disparities, leaders from Penn Medicine, Mercy Catholic Medical…

Joe Biden has been pitching free community college since the Obama administration — can he now make it a reality?

During his state of the union address in 2015, then-President Barack Obama pitched Congress and the…

My sister’s home is in foreclosure, so she’s moving in with our parents. She posted on Facebook that she deserves their home

My sister and her partner lost their house. It’s in foreclosure. She is moving into my…

NBA star Kevin Durant invested in Coinbase in 2017, so his investment is now worth 53x more

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase Global Inc. COIN, -1.08% became the most valuable U.S. exchange on Wednesday as…

Major banks freshly pledge trillion-dollar spending on climate change but remain scrutinized for oil-patch financing

Major banks, fresh off strong earnings periods while COVID-19 shut down much of the world, have…

Getting COVID creates far higher risk of rare blood clots than vaccines, Oxford study finds

A new study from researchers at Oxford University has found that people who contract COVID-19 are…

Applovin stock falls from IPO price in debut

Applovin Corp. shares dropped below their initial public offering price in their trading debut Thursday, after…

Opinion: Airlines are free to be reckless again after the government bailed them out

The airlines were running on one month’s worth of cash when Covid-19 hit. They ran out…

Why oil traders should keep an eye on Iran even as nuclear talks look unproductive

The U.S. and other world powers haven’t made much progress in reaching a new nuclear deal…

My wife makes $200K a year, but gives us $700 a month, and $3,000 to her brother and mother ‘to keep them in the good life’

Never reached out to anyone about my personal life, but I am at a draw. My…

When COVID hit home for NYC’s health commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi

While public-health officials everywhere battled the deadly coronavirus, Dr. Dave Chokshi brought an especially personal weapon…