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Economic Calendar

The real-time Economic Calendar covers financial events and indicators from all over the world. It's automatically updated when new data is released. The Real-time Economic Calendar only provides general information and it is not meant to be a trading guide. FXStreet commits to offer the most accurate contents but due to the large amount of data and the wide range of official sources, FXStreet cannot be held responsible for the eventual inaccuracies that might occur. The Real-time Economic Calendar may also be subject to change without any previous notice.

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Economy

Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low
01/15/2021 04:02 AM
Powell affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery.
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Jobless claims surge to highest weekly total since August
01/14/2021 11:10 PM
First-time jobless claims totaled 965,000 last week, the Labor Department said, well above the Dow Jones estimate of 800,000.
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The unemployment rate is above 20% for the lowest-paid workers, Fed's Brainard says
01/14/2021 05:31 AM
Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said the figure underscores the importance of policy help for the economy.
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Mortgage refinance demand spikes 20% as borrowers fear missing out on record-low rates
01/13/2021 07:00 PM
After setting more than a dozen record lows last year, mortgage rates began 2021 on an upward climb. That lit a fire under borrowers hoping to refinance.
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Americans spent a record online over 2020 holidays, and more e-commerce gains are expected
01/12/2021 10:22 PM
Online shopping over the 2020 holidays in the United States grew 32.2% from 2019s, totaling $188.2 billion, according to Adobe Analytics.
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Here's where the jobs are — in one chart
01/09/2021 12:21 AM
The leisure and hospitality industry saw outsized job losses thanks to a torrent of layoffs at bars and restaurants.
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Economy sees job loss in December for the first time in eight months as surging virus takes toll
01/09/2021 12:49 AM
Nonfarm payrolls fell by 140,000 in December, the Labor Department said, against the Dow Jones consensus estimate for a 50,000 gain.
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Weekly jobless claims little changed despite signs that hiring is slowing
01/07/2021 09:23 PM
Weekly claims totaled 787,000 last week, below the Wall Street estimate for 815,000.
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Private payrolls post first drop since April as coronavirus spread hits job growth, ADP says
01/06/2021 10:18 PM
The decrease of 123,000 provided a stark sign that the U.S. economy had cooled considerably heading into the end of 2020.
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Cash in circulation is soaring, and that usually means good things for the economy
01/06/2021 09:26 PM
Currency in circulation soared last year at a rate unseen since World War II, providing what historically has been a good sign for the economy.
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Mortgage demand from homebuyers pulled back sharply, even as rates ended 2020 near record low
01/06/2021 07:00 PM
The stunning surge in home buying demand, brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, may finally be easing up.
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Home prices are rising faster in the middle of the U.S. as Covid drives people away from coasts
01/04/2021 10:19 PM
Home prices are rising across the nation, but the usual geographical trends are being turned on their heads by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Weekly jobless claims fall for a second straight week
01/01/2021 01:44 AM
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits for the first time unexpectedly fell last week, marking its second straight decline.
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November new home sales fall more than expected, builder stocks drop
12/24/2020 01:37 AM
Sales of newly built homes came in far weaker than expected for November, and builder stocks are not taking it well.
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Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected, but hold above 800,000
12/23/2020 09:27 PM
The number of first-time unemployment-benefits filers decelerated to 803,000 in the week ending Dec. 19.
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Existing home sales decline for the first time in 5 months as prices rise and supply falls
12/22/2020 10:48 PM
After five consecutive months of gains, closed sales of existing homes turned lower in November from October.
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Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, hit highest level since early September
12/17/2020 09:53 PM
Jobless claims unexpectedly rose as lawmakers struggle to push through additional coronavirus stimulus measures.
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Fed raises its economic outlook slightly, sees 4.2% growth next year and 5% unemployment rate
12/17/2020 03:00 AM
The central bank now expects real gross domestic product to fall just 2.4% in 2020, compared to the decline of 3.7% predicted in September.
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Fed commits to keep buying bonds until the economy gets back to full employment
12/17/2020 03:38 AM
The Federal Reserve made a key adjustment in its efforts to support the economy, while upgrading its outlook for growth.
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Homebuilder confidence drops from record high as rising prices hit buyers
12/16/2020 10:17 PM
Homebuilder confidence in the single-family housing market pulled back in December. Builders say they are concerned that buyers are feeling shock.
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Refinance demand jumps 105% annually, as mortgage rates set 15th record low of 2020
12/16/2020 07:00 PM
Mortgage demand was flat last week, despite record low rates, but demand is substantially higher than it was last year.
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The Fed could disappoint markets Wednesday, even if it keeps a super dovish tone
12/16/2020 04:07 AM
The Fed could disappoint at least some market pros who are expecting immediate changes in its bond buying program.
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'It's an economic war'— Warren Buffett urges Congress to extend relief for small businesses
12/16/2020 06:01 AM
Warren Buffett urged Congress to extend aid to small businesses as they continue to struggle through the coronavirus pandemic.
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Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon says 90% of small businesses have exhausted PPP funds
12/15/2020 10:33 PM
Solomon's comments come as lawmakers are taking negotiations to approve another coronavirus stimulus bill down to the wire.
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Almost 40% of Americans plan to spend less this holiday season as the Covid pandemic lingers
12/11/2020 11:22 PM
The average American plans to spend just $886, down 10% from their planned spending last year, according to the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
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Rising unemployment claims could be foreboding for the economy
12/11/2020 02:46 AM
The surprise jump in jobless claims filings signals a weakening in the labor market that could drag on the economy into the first quarter.
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Jobless claims rise more than expected after break from holiday
12/10/2020 11:56 PM
First-time claims for unemployment insurance totaled 853,000, an increase from the upwardly revised 716,000 total a week before.
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Homeowners are $1 trillion richer thanks to the pandemic-driven housing boom
12/10/2020 09:27 PM
Soaring home prices are padding the pockets of millions of homeowners across the nation. As prices rise, home equity multiplies.
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Mortgage rates set 14th record low of the year, driving even more refinance demand
12/10/2020 04:31 AM
Mortgage rates fell even more, and that is causing a surge in mortgage refinancing.
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Economic growth will be better than expected thanks to the resilient services sector, Goldman says
12/09/2020 01:54 AM
Economists have been worried that the aggressive virus spread will exact an especially large toll on the services sector.
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Finance

Fed's Rosengren voices support for Biden stimulus proposal
01/16/2021 01:54 AM
Rosengren said he was comfortable with the action despite a nearly $2 trillion price tag that will take the government deeper into the red.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Poshmark, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Zoom, Spotify & more
01/16/2021 12:12 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan Chase should absolutely be 'scared s---less' about fintech threat
01/16/2021 05:24 AM
Dimon's blunt assessment was in response to questioning from analysts who pointed out the rich, tech-like valuations of fintech players.
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Biden’s $400 unemployment boost would replace 86% of lost wages for many workers
01/15/2021 10:03 PM
President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan would raise jobless benefits by $400 a week, replacing 86% of lost wages for the average person.
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Wells Fargo shares slide after fourth-quarter revenue falls short of expectations
01/15/2021 09:08 PM
Wells Fargo's Q4 EPS of 64 cents exceeded Refinitiv's estimate of 60 cents, but revenue of $17.93 billion fell short of the $18.127 billion forecast.
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Man makes last-ditch effort to recover $280 million in bitcoin he accidentally threw out
01/16/2021 11:34 PM
A British man who accidentally threw out a hard drive with a trove of bitcoin wants local city officials to let him search for it in a landfill site.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: JPMorgan Chase, PNC Financial, Disney & more
01/15/2021 07:56 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include JPMorgan Chase, PNC Financial, Disney, and more.
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Citigroup beats analysts’ profit estimates as bank releases money set aside for loan losses
01/16/2021 03:36 AM
Citigroup's earnings per share of $2.08 far exceeded Refinitiv estimates of $1.34.
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JPMorgan beats profit estimates on better-than-expected credit, record trading revenue
01/16/2021 03:22 AM
JPMorgan Chase's fourth-quarter earnings per share of $3.79 beat the Refinitiv estimate of $2.62.
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My highest conviction call is investors are underestimating the strength of earnings season, Ally Invest's Lindsey Bell says
01/15/2021 06:52 AM
Ally Invest's Lindsey Bell believes the bar is set too low for fourth-quarter results.
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Biden unemployment plan: $400 weekly boost, extra benefits for six months
01/15/2021 08:08 AM
President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic package, the American Rescue Plan, would extend and increase unemployment benefits through September.
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Healthtech firm Accolade is buying telemedicine start-up 2nd.MD for $460 million, sources say
01/15/2021 04:35 AM
Just as the digitization of finance has attracted billions in investment and a flurry of M&A, health tech has seen a surge in interest during the pandemic.
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Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low
01/15/2021 04:02 AM
Powell affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery.
More
Extra unemployment benefits won’t be available to some workers for weeks
01/15/2021 12:30 AM
Some states, like Virginia, Oklahoma and Texas, won't be able to issue additional funds from the Covid relief law to certain workers for several weeks.
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Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell live in a Q&A on the economy
01/15/2021 12:59 AM
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Thursday in a virtual chat hosted by the Princeton University Bendheim Center for Finance.
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Crypto investment firm Grayscale sees 900% jump in assets to $20 billion amid bitcoin frenzy
01/15/2021 11:05 PM
Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust became a popular, publicly traded way for investors to get exposure to cryptocurrency without owning the coins themselves.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: GameStop, Tesla, Nordstrom & more
01/14/2021 07:49 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include GameStop, Tesla, Nordstrom, and more.
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Saudi Arabia's open banking plans could 'revolutionize' opportunities for fintech
01/14/2021 09:05 PM
The move could open the market to numerous fintech services, spurring competition and increasing users' options when it comes to managing their own finances.
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China reports first Covid death in more than six months as WHO investigators arrive
01/14/2021 06:38 PM
Mainland China reported Thursday the first new death from Covid-19 since May 2020 as authorities try to control a spike in cases just outside of Beijing.
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He became one of India's youngest self-made billionaires at 34. Here's his advice for other entrepreneurs
01/16/2021 03:57 AM
Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath became a billionaire during the pandemic. Here's what he has to say to other would-be entrepreneurs.
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Stocks are climbing a 'wall of worry' too quickly amid tax risks, Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus says
01/14/2021 06:37 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management’s John Stoltzfus believes Wall Street is underestimating potential hurdles under a Biden administration.
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Stocks close slightly lower as investors await details of Biden stimulus plan
01/15/2021 04:15 AM
Stocks fell slightly on Thursday, with tech shares declining, as traders awaited the unveiling of a potentially big economic stimulus package.
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Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Nordstrom, Ethan Allen & more
01/14/2021 04:56 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Wednesday.
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Kentucky sending $400 checks to thousands barred from Trump unemployment program
01/15/2021 01:23 AM
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear ordered officials to issue one-time $400 payments to workers who didn't get Lost Wages Assistance. Other residents will get $1,000.
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Intel, Zoom Video, Party City, Airbnb & more
01/14/2021 12:09 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
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Many workers will get 4 extra weeks of unemployment benefits. Here's how
01/13/2021 08:54 PM
The $900 billion Covid relief law extends two unemployment programs by 11 weeks. Many workers will get an additional four weeks, into the second week of April.
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Urban Outfitters, Target, KB Home & more
01/13/2021 07:49 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Urban Outfitters, Target, KB Home, and more.
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Payments start-up Rapyd doubles valuation to $2.5 billion as Covid turbocharges growth
01/13/2021 07:00 PM
Rapyd's software lets firms integrate a range of payment methods into their apps, including money collection and bank transfers.
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Investors are looking for some clarity from the new earnings season, but likely won't get it
01/13/2021 08:15 PM
Strong 2021 earnings guidance is critical to confirm the foundation of the rally.
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The billionaire co-founder of India's Robinhood has advice for investors
01/13/2021 10:35 AM
Nikhil Kamath, the billionaire co-founder and chief investment officer of trading platform Zerodha, has investment advice for millennials.
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Politics

Fed's Rosengren voices support for Biden stimulus proposal
01/16/2021 01:54 AM
Rosengren said he was comfortable with the action despite a nearly $2 trillion price tag that will take the government deeper into the red.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Poshmark, JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, Zoom, Spotify & more
01/16/2021 12:12 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan Chase should absolutely be 'scared s---less' about fintech threat
01/16/2021 05:24 AM
Dimon's blunt assessment was in response to questioning from analysts who pointed out the rich, tech-like valuations of fintech players.
More
Biden’s $400 unemployment boost would replace 86% of lost wages for many workers
01/15/2021 10:03 PM
President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan would raise jobless benefits by $400 a week, replacing 86% of lost wages for the average person.
More
Wells Fargo shares slide after fourth-quarter revenue falls short of expectations
01/15/2021 09:08 PM
Wells Fargo's Q4 EPS of 64 cents exceeded Refinitiv's estimate of 60 cents, but revenue of $17.93 billion fell short of the $18.127 billion forecast.
More
Man makes last-ditch effort to recover $280 million in bitcoin he accidentally threw out
01/16/2021 11:34 PM
A British man who accidentally threw out a hard drive with a trove of bitcoin wants local city officials to let him search for it in a landfill site.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: JPMorgan Chase, PNC Financial, Disney & more
01/15/2021 07:56 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include JPMorgan Chase, PNC Financial, Disney, and more.
More
Citigroup beats analysts’ profit estimates as bank releases money set aside for loan losses
01/16/2021 03:36 AM
Citigroup's earnings per share of $2.08 far exceeded Refinitiv estimates of $1.34.
More
JPMorgan beats profit estimates on better-than-expected credit, record trading revenue
01/16/2021 03:22 AM
JPMorgan Chase's fourth-quarter earnings per share of $3.79 beat the Refinitiv estimate of $2.62.
More
My highest conviction call is investors are underestimating the strength of earnings season, Ally Invest's Lindsey Bell says
01/15/2021 06:52 AM
Ally Invest's Lindsey Bell believes the bar is set too low for fourth-quarter results.
More
Biden unemployment plan: $400 weekly boost, extra benefits for six months
01/15/2021 08:08 AM
President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic package, the American Rescue Plan, would extend and increase unemployment benefits through September.
More
Healthtech firm Accolade is buying telemedicine start-up 2nd.MD for $460 million, sources say
01/15/2021 04:35 AM
Just as the digitization of finance has attracted billions in investment and a flurry of M&A, health tech has seen a surge in interest during the pandemic.
More
Powell sees no interest rate hikes on the horizon as long as inflation stays low
01/15/2021 04:02 AM
Powell affirmed his commitment to keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future even as he expressed hope for a strong economic recovery.
More
Extra unemployment benefits won’t be available to some workers for weeks
01/15/2021 12:30 AM
Some states, like Virginia, Oklahoma and Texas, won't be able to issue additional funds from the Covid relief law to certain workers for several weeks.
More
Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell live in a Q&A on the economy
01/15/2021 12:59 AM
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks Thursday in a virtual chat hosted by the Princeton University Bendheim Center for Finance.
More
Crypto investment firm Grayscale sees 900% jump in assets to $20 billion amid bitcoin frenzy
01/15/2021 11:05 PM
Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust became a popular, publicly traded way for investors to get exposure to cryptocurrency without owning the coins themselves.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: GameStop, Tesla, Nordstrom & more
01/14/2021 07:49 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include GameStop, Tesla, Nordstrom, and more.
More
Saudi Arabia's open banking plans could 'revolutionize' opportunities for fintech
01/14/2021 09:05 PM
The move could open the market to numerous fintech services, spurring competition and increasing users' options when it comes to managing their own finances.
More
China reports first Covid death in more than six months as WHO investigators arrive
01/14/2021 06:38 PM
Mainland China reported Thursday the first new death from Covid-19 since May 2020 as authorities try to control a spike in cases just outside of Beijing.
More
He became one of India's youngest self-made billionaires at 34. Here's his advice for other entrepreneurs
01/16/2021 03:57 AM
Zerodha co-founder Nikhil Kamath became a billionaire during the pandemic. Here's what he has to say to other would-be entrepreneurs.
More
Stocks are climbing a 'wall of worry' too quickly amid tax risks, Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus says
01/14/2021 06:37 AM
Oppenheimer Asset Management’s John Stoltzfus believes Wall Street is underestimating potential hurdles under a Biden administration.
More
Stocks close slightly lower as investors await details of Biden stimulus plan
01/15/2021 04:15 AM
Stocks fell slightly on Thursday, with tech shares declining, as traders awaited the unveiling of a potentially big economic stimulus package.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Nordstrom, Ethan Allen & more
01/14/2021 04:56 AM
These are the stocks posting the largest moves after the bell on Wednesday.
More
Kentucky sending $400 checks to thousands barred from Trump unemployment program
01/15/2021 01:23 AM
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear ordered officials to issue one-time $400 payments to workers who didn't get Lost Wages Assistance. Other residents will get $1,000.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Intel, Zoom Video, Party City, Airbnb & more
01/14/2021 12:09 AM
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
More
Many workers will get 4 extra weeks of unemployment benefits. Here's how
01/13/2021 08:54 PM
The $900 billion Covid relief law extends two unemployment programs by 11 weeks. Many workers will get an additional four weeks, into the second week of April.
More
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Urban Outfitters, Target, KB Home & more
01/13/2021 07:49 PM
The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include Urban Outfitters, Target, KB Home, and more.
More
Payments start-up Rapyd doubles valuation to $2.5 billion as Covid turbocharges growth
01/13/2021 07:00 PM
Rapyd's software lets firms integrate a range of payment methods into their apps, including money collection and bank transfers.
More
Investors are looking for some clarity from the new earnings season, but likely won't get it
01/13/2021 08:15 PM
Strong 2021 earnings guidance is critical to confirm the foundation of the rally.
More
The billionaire co-founder of India's Robinhood has advice for investors
01/13/2021 10:35 AM
Nikhil Kamath, the billionaire co-founder and chief investment officer of trading platform Zerodha, has investment advice for millennials.
More