Cracks in municipal debt markets raise questions about future Fed action

The coronavirus is taking its toll on state and local governments across the country, as funding strains force municipalities into balancing layoffs against providing essential services to Americans that were laid off themselves. Investors fleeing from the municipal debt market also means municipalities are having difficulty issuing debt to finance themselves. In Jersey City, Mayor […]

Stock futures open little changed after rally

Stock futures were roughly flat Monday evening after a regular-session rally sent the Dow higher by 690 points, or 3.2%. The jump sent the Dow and S&P 500 higher for their fourth time in five sessions, and came after a smattering of positive health-care...

Why Amazon warehouse workers are walking out over coronavirus fears

The novel coronavirus outbreak has forced hundreds of millions of Americans into their homes, spurring Amazon (AMZN) to hire 100,000 warehouse workers amid growing e-commerce demand — but current employees at its massive facilities say they’re scared of contracting...