Stocks Drop Ahead of Powell’s Comments – The Wall Street Journal

A retreat in technology stocks continued Tuesday as U.S. stocks slid and investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony in Congress on the health of the economy. The S&P…

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Home Depot tops estimates as sales surge 25%, but shares fall on worries pandemic gains won’t last – CNBC

Home Depot's fourth-quarter earnings surged past investors' expectations as consumers poured more money into home improvement due to the pandemic and strength of the real estate market.Shares were down more…

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For Women in Economics, the Hostility Is Out in the Open – The New York Times

A few years ago, the economists Alicia Sasser Modestino and Justin Wolfers sat at the back of a professional conference and watched Rebecca Diamond, a rising star in their field,…

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Biden Marks Covid-19 Deaths Milestone in Emotional Ceremony – The New York Times

Andy Slavitt, a senior adviser to Mr. Biden, opened Monday’s Covid-19 briefing with a reminder that the country was about to reach “a grim milestone.”“Everyone lost is someone whose life…

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United Airlines engine explosion over Denver prompts company to ground Boeing 777s – CBS News

Federal aviation regulators are ordering United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the type of engine that suffered a catastrophic failure over Denver on Saturday.…

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US Stocks: Are We Seeing a Rotation or Early Signs of Sizable Pullback? – Yahoo Finance

TipRanksBillionaire Ray Dalio Places Bet on 3 “Strong Buy” StocksWhen billionaire financier Ray Dalio makes a move, Wall Street pays attention. Dalio, who got his start working on the floor…

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Attorney General Nominee Merrick Garland To Face Senate Judiciary Committee – NPR

Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland speaks during an event with President-elect Joe Biden in Wilmington, Del., on Jan. 7, 2021. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption toggle caption Susan Walsh/AP Attorney General…

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