The Congressional Budget Office released an updated budget outlook, including the pandemic’s impact on the economy. See full story.
U.S. regains 1.4 million jobs in August and unemployment drops to 8.4% as economic recovery shows resilience
The U.S. regained 1.4 million jobs in August and the unemployment rate sank to 8.4%, suggesting an economic recovery is still plowing ahead even if the pace of growth has slowed since the start of the summer. See full story.
Voting ‘fanatic’ Arnold Schwarzenegger offers to pay to reopen closed polling places
Arnold Schwarzenegger is a big fan of voting, and he’s willing to use his own money to help more people vote. See full story.
Merger talk drives up Spanish banks — a bright spot on a tough day for European equities
European stocks are struggling to hold onto gains after Thursday’s selloff driven by Wall Street. Financials were a bright spot as tie-up talk in Spain’s banking sector is driving gains. See full story.
Apple’s ‘dark side’ led these brothers to launch the AppRising
“We like Apple as a company, but they have a really dark side,” says Ben Volach, explaining the motivation behind a David-vs.-Goliath lawsuit that has given antitrust scrutiny a kick in the behind and set the stage for Epic Games Inc.’s lawsuit against Apple following the eviction of mega-popular game “Fortnite” from the App Store. See full story.
Also, the CDC’s eviction moratorium, retirement planning and voting by mail. See full story.