British Queen Still Has COVID Symptoms, Public Delays | Celebrity News

LONDON (AP) – Queen Elizabeth II has postponed two virtual hearings as she continued to experience cold-like symptoms from COVID-19, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. It was the second time this week that Elizabeth, 95, had canceled virtual sessions. However, on Wednesday she spoke on the phone with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in what was … Read more

Palin COVID-19 Tests Delay NY Times Defamation Trial | Celebrity News

NEW YORK (AP) – An unvaccinated former Alaska governor Sarah Palin tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, forcing a trial to be postponed in her defamation lawsuit against the New York Times. The Republican’s positive test was announced in court just as jury selection was to begin in a New York City federal court. Palin … Read more

Stocks Swing On Wall Street As Investors Look At Earnings | Business news

Equities returned gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street on Thursday as investors assessed the latest corporate earnings and monitored the impact of inflation on the economy. The S&P 500, which had previously climbed 1.5%, slid to a gain of 0.1% at 3:11 pm Eastern. The benchmark index was roughly split between gainers and losers. … Read more

US equities open higher on the first trading day of 2022

US equities opened 2022 with tepid gains as investors monitored the cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 and other factors that could weigh on equities this year. The S&P 500 gained 0.4% in early trading on Monday. The index ended 2021 up 27%, hitting 70 record highs along the way. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite … Read more

2021 is in the books of records: a year of memes, cryptocurrencies and stocks at an all-time high.

Text size This year has seen many stock records, meme craze, a leap in IPOs, and more. Staff illustration; Dreamstime (9) 2021 was a grueling year, perhaps even more grueling than 2020. Measuring the economic fallout of the new coronavirus variants: first Delta and now Omicron, a surge in inflation and a wave of meme … Read more

Stocks End Slightly Lower – WSJ

US equities closed slightly lower on Thursday, reversing intraday gains after new economic data indicated that a recent surge in Covid-19 infections related to the Omicron variant did not lead to a spike in layoffs. The S&P 500 fell 14.33 points, or 0.3%, to 4778.73 per day after the broad market index rose to a … Read more