Category: Finance

How President Trump paid just $750 in federal taxes

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a news conference inside the James S. Brady Briefing Room at the White House September 27, 2020 in Washington,...

Stock futures little changed following sell-off on Wall Street

Stock futures fell during overnight trading, building on Wednesday’s heavy losses that saw the S&P 500 tumble more than 2%. Futures contracts tied to the Dow...

As colleges move to distance learning, students take their cases to court

With the fall semester just underway, and cases of coronavirus rising at colleges across the country, one school after another is pivoting to distance learning. That...

Dow futures jump more than 200 points as Wall Street tries to recover after tech struggles

People walk by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 18, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images U.S. stock futures rose on Sunday night after a sell-off...

Most evictions in the U.S. are now banned. What you need to know

As the pandemic rages on, many people have one less thing to worry about: Getting evicted. No-Mad | iStock | Getty Images What does the ban do? It bans evictions due to...

Dow futures drop 100 points as Wall Street braces for more tech losses

U.S. stock futures fell on Thursday night, building on the downside momentum from the regular trading session as Big Tech was primed for another steep decline.  Dow...

IRS rules on Trump’s payroll tax cut put firms on the hook for taxes

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts at the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, August 24, 2020. David T. Foster | Pool | Reuters The IRS issued...

U.S. stock futures rise slightly after the S&P 500’s first close above 3,400

U.S. stock futures were flat on Monday night after another record-setting session on Wall Street. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded just below the flatline...

Why you can’t count on that extra $300 weekly unemployment benefit

People wait for their numbers to be called at an unemployment event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on July 15, 2020. Photo by Nick Oxford for The Washington Post via Getty Images...

Stocks close Friday flat, S&P 500 posts slight gain for the week

Stocks finished Friday mostly flat as the S&P 500 once again failed to overtake its February record highs. Traders also pored over mixed economic data and looked...