The latest reminder that a full economic recovery will take a long time: Morning Brief

Friday, June 19, 2020 Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 a.m. ET.  Subscribe ‘It’s not clear why claims are still so high.’ Initial jobless claims continue to be the most concerning piece of U.S. economic data. On Thursday, we learned that another 1.51 million Americans filed […]

‘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...

How to limit your kids’ screen time: Tech Support

Welcome to Tech Support, a segment where I, Dan Howley, serve as your intrepid guide through the sometimes confusing, often frustrating, world of personal technology.  Here, I answer all of your most pressing questions about the various gizmos, gadgets, and services...

‘This is a wonderful time to invest:’ market strategist

Investors going long may find the best opportunities in technology and ‘serendipity’ stocks, says strategist James McDonald, CEO of Hercules Investments.  “This is a wonderful time to invest,” McDonald told Yahoo Finance’s The First Trade. “Right now, the leaders in...