Dozens of heavily shorted stocks have rocketed 50% or more during 2021. See full story.
Get ready for a 10% stock drop, driven by the 3 ‘Rs,’ warns Bank of America
Bank of America strategists have an idea about what might break this bull market’s back. See full story.
Why Facebook is considering an antitrust lawsuit against Apple
Facebook Inc. and Apple Inc. are edging perilously close to all-out legal war, with the social-media giant strongly considering a lawsuit that could ultimately sway antitrust investigators. See full story.
Vaccine hopes boosted by data from Novavax and J&J, but fears over new variants remain
The global case tally for the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 was headed toward 102 million on Friday, as health experts were digesting the latest vaccine updates from Novavax Inc. and Johnson & Johnson amid hopes they will soon win emergency authorization and bolster supplies. See full story.
Yellen says more coronavirus relief needed so Americans can meet basic needs
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Friday said Congress should pass the Biden $1.9 billion economic stimulus plan so Americans can meet basic needs for food and shelter. See full story.
In the U.S. more than 4.2 million Americans have received two doses of either vaccine. See full story.