Stock futures fall, giving back some gains

Stock futures fall, giving back some gains

Stock futures fell Tuesday evening, kicking off the overnight session lower after a rally. During the regular session, a bevy of developments helped power the three major indices to their third straight day of gains. These catalysts included encouraging results from a trial showing that the generic drug dexamethasone helped reduce the death risk among […]
Coronavirus spread is like ‘lighting a campfire,” doctor explains

Coronavirus spread is like ‘lighting a campfire,” doctor explains

Despite social distancing measures on a national level, some parts of the U.S. are seeing spikes in the number of coronavirus cases compared to other states.  The key questions becomes: Why? “Think about a fire like when you’re lighting a campfire,” Dr. Dara Kass, an...
‘This time does feels different’

‘This time does feels different’

Bill Bratton has seen a lot in his 50 years in law enforcement, but the former New York City Police Commissioner says this time, the outcry for police reform “feels different.” “When I came into the business in 1970 as a young cop in Boston, we were going through...
Macy’s may not exist in the future: former Sears exec

Macy’s may not exist in the future: former Sears exec

A brutal year for Macy’s could mean an even more brutal future, perhaps one where it no longer exists, says retail veteran Mark Cohen. “The reason I am so damn critical of Macy’s is I ask the question, what does Macy’s represent? And what does it represent in the...
Biden’s age might work in his favor

Biden’s age might work in his favor

President Trump frequently refers to his Democratic challenger as “Sleepy Joe” Biden, suggesting the former vice president is lethargic and confused. Informally, the Trump campaign claims the 77-year-old Biden is outright senile. Biden’s verbal gaffes help feed this...