U.S. Unwinds In-Person Education With Closings in Over 30 States

U.S. students, whipsawed by openings and closings, are increasingly attending school virtually. As of Monday, 43.5% of students were attending virtual-only schools, an increase of more than 5 percentage points from a week ago, according to Burbio, a New York-based data service. The uptick reverses a trend toward in-person instruction, and virtual education is likely […]

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tesla, Dollar Tree, Carnival, Best Buy and more

Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. American Airlines, United Airlines, Carnival — Airlines and cruise stocks surged on Tuesday as stocks tied to an economic recovery continued to rise after a series of positive vaccine announcements. Shares of American and United both jumped more than 6%, while Carnival led the way for […]

Rishi Sunak Spending Review: What time is it and what can we expect?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Spending Review normally details the money Government departments will be allocated to spend on a number of things like the NHS, education, roads and policing. In normal times, the Spending Review […]

Is It Different This Time for Soaring Bitcoin?

Bitcoin traded Tuesday morning within $435 of its all-time high of $19,783 set back on December 17, 2017. Within days of that high, bitcoin had dropped by more than a third to around $12,000. Is this time different? From a recent low of around $10,000 on September 8, bitcoin has appreciated by about 80%, while […]

Is Abercrombie & Fitch’s Q3 Report Really That Bad?

When Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) reported its most recent quarterly results before the markets opened on Tuesday, the lifestyle retailer posted $0.76 in earnings per share (EPS) and $820 million in revenue. Consensus estimates had called for breakeven earnings and revenue of $739.36 million, while the fiscal third quarter of last year reportedly […]

Today's mortgage rates — one rate on an upswing | November 24, 2020

Check out the mortgage rates for November 24, 2020, which are unchanged from yesterday — with one exception. (iStock) Based on data compiled by Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, mortgage rates remained largely unchanged since yesterday, with the exception of 20-year fixed rates. Continue Reading Below 30-year fixed-rate mortgages: 2.625%, Unchanging 20-year fixed-rate mortgages: […]