Economic Demands Test Biden Even Before Inauguration – The New York Times

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s first economic test is coming months before Inauguration Day, as a slowing recovery and accelerating coronavirus infections give new urgency to talks on government aid…

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‘Is That Too Socialist Too?’: AOC Pleads for Second Stimulus Checks and Rent Forgiveness As Pandemic Rages – Newsweek

Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Friday pleaded for second stimulus checks, mortgage relief, rent forgiveness and other financial support for Americans amid the pandemic as coronavirus cases soared domestically.As Congress…

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DoorDash salaries revealed: How much its employees make – businessinsider.com

DoorDash is finally going public. In the delivery company's IPO paperwork, DoorDash CEO Tony Xu wrote that employees were its "greatest competitive advantage." But are they paid as such? To…

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WHO establishes Council on the Economics of Health for All – World Health Organization

The World Health Organization has announced a new Council on the Economics of Health for All, staffed by leading economists and health experts, to put “Health for All” at the…

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‘Don’t fuel the fire’: disinformation experts on how Biden should deal with Trump’s election lies – The Guardian

In the days since Joe Biden won the US presidential election, Donald Trump has rejected the results, spread lies about voter fraud, replaced key military leaders with loyalists, and encouraged…

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S&P 500 rises more than 1% to a record close to cap off strong week as big value rotation continues – CNBC

U.S. stocks rose on Friday as investors bet again on stocks that would benefit from a potentially effective vaccine and economic recovery next year.The S&P 500 advanced 1.4% to 3,585.15,…

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Deutsche Bank says tax remote workers to rebuild COVID economy – Al Jazeera English

The COVID-19 crisis is worsening inequality around the world as people fortunate enough to work remotely continue to earn a pay cheque while millions of others lose their livelihoods or…

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Pfizer’s Vaccine Read-Out: What Will Happen To Value Stocks – Seeking Alpha

During pre-market hours on Monday, November 9, Pfizer (PFE) and BioNTech (BNTX) announced very encouraging interim data for its COVID-19 vaccine. This news has major implications for the stock market.…

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Joe Biden names Ron Klain, Obama’s Ebola tsar, as his chief of staff – The Guardian

Joe Biden has named Ron Klain, who served as the “Ebola tsar” during the Obama administration, as his chief of staff. Klain, 59, has been a vocal critic of Donald…

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