Asia Stocks Set for Muted Open Amid Stimulus Talks: Markets Wrap

In this article Asian stocks looked poised to track modest gains in the U.S. Wednesday as lawmakers continued to haggle over an aid package to bolster the economic recovery. The dollar weakened. Futures were little changed in Japan, and edged up in Australia and Hong Kong. The S&P 500 bounced back from Monday’s selloff as […]

Stimulus Talks Remain Deadlocked as House Told No Votes Expected

Prospects for a quick end to the stalemate over a new stimulus faded Monday with members of the House being told not to expect any action this week and many Senate Republicans rejecting the White House proposal for a deal. President Donald Trump, well behind Democrat Joe Biden in every recent poll, again attempted to […]

Is Trump Still Contagious? Experts Say It’s Impossible To Know

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he doesn’t think he’s contagious anymore, but medical experts say that’s impossible to know a week after his diagnosis with COVID-19. Most people with COVID-19 can stop isolating and be around others about 10 days after they first showed symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease […]

Pre-market Movers In Healthcare Sector: CDNA, IMTX, REGN, CRSP, TLC…

What’s moving these stocks in the pre-market hours today? In the Green 1. AgeX Therapeutics Inc. (AGE) is up over 38% at $1.17 in pre-market trading Thursday. The company is focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics for human aging. 2. Protagonist Therapeutics Inc. (PTGX), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, is up over 15% at […]

Op-Ed: Trump's coronavirus diagnosis provides China with fresh gains in great power contest

This week's presidential debate and Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis and hospitalization contribute both to the perception and reality of Beijing's historic gains. Chinese officials are unlikely to use this moment of unanticipated U.S. distraction for any sort of dramatic move that might provoke Washington. At a minimum, however, Chinese officials will embrace this period as additional, welcome […]

White House Officials Defy Mask Guidelines Even As They Address Trump’s Coronavirus

White House aides and officials continued to blatantly ignore medical advice and remained maskless Friday even as some of them discussed President Donald Trump contracting COVID-19. White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and even Trump’s health adviser Dr. Scott Atlas mingled with people at the White House complex without wearing masks or even having one on their […]

Pelosi-Mnuchin Stimulus Buzz Masks Deep Divide to Getting a Deal

A last-ditch attempt by Democrats and the White House to restart negotiations on a new stimulus drew skepticism in Congress that a deal could be reached and written into law by Election Day. Both sides had largely given up on stimulus talks after a weeks-long stalemate, even amid signs of strain in financial markets. But […]