Stock futures jump amid COVID-19 treatment optimism, economic reopening discussions

Stock futures jump amid COVID-19 treatment optimism, economic reopening discussions

Stock futures kicked off the overnight session higher Thursday evening after policymakers ramped up talk of reopening businesses, and a major drugmaker’s treatment reportedly showed promise in treating patients diagnosed with COVID-19. The latest, more upbeat developments helped counterbalance a slew of dire economic data released earlier Thursday, including one showing another more than five […]
The CFPB is dropping the ball on the coronavirus crisis

The CFPB is dropping the ball on the coronavirus crisis

Former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rich Cordray warned that the agency is not doing enough to protect consumers amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The CFPB has been misreading the current crisis,” Cordray said during a virtual panel hosted by...
When do we open up the economy?

When do we open up the economy?

What’s happening Around 90% of the American population is under a stay-at-home order as states try to slow the spread of the coronavirus and make sure hospitals don’t get overwhelmed by surges in patients.  These measures to “flatten the curve” have been recommended...
The best new video games to pass the time while stuck inside

The best new video games to pass the time while stuck inside

The majority of Americans are currently under some form of stay-at-home order, meaning we’re all spending a whole lot more time getting reacquainted with our couches. And with that extra down time, more people are turning to video games — especially as they look to...