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Thu, Sep 16th, 2021
Surprise uptick in spending by Americans as delta spread

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a brisk pace last month in the face of rising COVID-19 infections, though much of it was done online and not at restaurants or other sectors in the U.S....

$SPX : 4,454.06 (-0.59%)
$DOWI : 34,575.30 (-0.69%)
$IUXX : 15,412.51 (-0.59%)
US stocks fall as technology companies lead a broad slide

Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday as technology and communications companies fell broadly.

MRO : 12.33 (-2.38%)
MGM : 40.74 (+0.89%)
C : 70.25 (-0.28%)
COF : 159.65 (+0.47%)
$SPX : 4,454.06 (-0.59%)
$DOWI : 34,575.30 (-0.69%)
$IUXX : 15,412.51 (-0.59%)
Author Colleen Hoover's word-of-mouth success

NEW YORK (AP) — Colleen Hoover's years as a published — and self-published — novelist have been one long, pleasant surprise.

Soaring utility bills alarm Europe, raise fears for winter

MADRID (AP) — Wholesale prices for gas and electricity are surging across Europe, raising the prospect of increases in already-high utility bills and further pain for people who have taken a financial...

$SPX : 4,454.06 (-0.59%)
$DOWI : 34,575.30 (-0.69%)
$IUXX : 15,412.51 (-0.59%)
Latest: Britain gives boosters over 50, with health issues

LONDON — Britain is giving coronavirus booster shots to people over age 50 and those 16 to 49 with underlying medical conditions.

Job market disconnect raises concerns over economic recovery

The gulf between record job openings and a lack of people taking those jobs is forcing Wall Street to reassess the pace of the economic recovery.

NTRS : 109.20 (-1.37%)
Drought haves, have-nots test how to share water in the West

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Phil Fine stands in a parched field and watches a harvester gnaw through his carrot seed crop, spitting clouds of dust in its wake. Cracked dirt lines empty irrigation canals, and...

$SPX : 4,454.06 (-0.59%)
$DOWI : 34,575.30 (-0.69%)
$IUXX : 15,412.51 (-0.59%)
US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that the spread of the delta variant may have slightly increased layoffs....

$SPX : 4,454.06 (-0.59%)
$DOWI : 34,575.30 (-0.69%)
$IUXX : 15,412.51 (-0.59%)
Blowers, mowers and more: American yards quietly go electric

For Jared Anderman, of Croton-on-Hudson, New York, switching from gasoline-powered tools to electric ones for lawn care was a no-brainer.

Cuba opens door to more private business, but red tape looms

HAVANA (AP) — Opening a small business is a bureaucratic headache in many parts of the world. In Cuba, it's an adventure in largely unknown territory.

Chart of the Day

Icon Plc (ICLR)

The Barchart Chart of the Day belongs to the healthcare company ICON (NASDAQ: ICLR ). I found the stock by sorting Barchart's Top Stocks to Own list first by the most frequent number of new highs in the last month then used the Flipchart feature to review the charts for...
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