A man enters a building with rental apartments available on August 19, 2020 in New York City. Eduardo MunozAlvarez | VIEW press | Corbis News | Getty Images Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December, signaling a possible turnaround in the city’s struggling real estate market. The number of new leases signed in December jumped
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Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden’s pandemic relief package would extend income support for millions of unemployed workers through September 2021 and increase jobless benefits by $400 a week, according to an outline obtained by CNBC. Biden would also phase out higher unemployment benefits automatically over time, tying aid
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Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, U.S. December 20, 2020. Paul Sancya | Reuters The Biden administration’s plan to release nearly every available dose of Pfizer and Moderna’s coronavirus vaccines to states shouldn’t cause any supply issues down the road, a
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The Kingdom Tower, operated by Kingdom Holding, left, stands alongside the King Fahd highway, illuminated by the light trails of passing traffic, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.  Waseem Obaidi | Bloomberg | Getty Images Saudi Arabia’s central bank, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), is launching a framework for open banking in
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Andy Beshear, governor of Kentucky Scotty Perry/Bloomberg via Getty Images Kentucky is sending $400 checks to thousands of unemployed workers in the state who didn’t qualify for an earlier round of relief authorized by President Donald Trump. Other workers whose jobless benefits have been significantly delayed will get $1,000 one-time payments. Gov. Andy Beshear signed
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Alistair Berg | DigitalVision | Getty Images Many jobless workers are about to find out they could owe federal and state taxes on their 2020 unemployment income. The news might be particularly unexpected for independent contractors and self-employed people who normally aren’t eligible for state benefits, but may have received Pandemic Unemployment Assistance through the
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The first AR1 rocket engine Aerojet Rocketdyne Aerojet Rocketdyne finished building the first in its next-generation AR1 engine series, despite lacking both a customer and plans to test fire it for about two years. The AR1 rocket engine is located at the company’s facility at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi – and its completion
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A shopper wearing a face mask due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic browses toys at a Target store in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, November 20, 2020. Mark Makela | Reuters Target said Wednesday comparable sales rose 17.2% in November and December, as customers bought matching pajamas and gingerbread house kits to celebrate a cozy
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the most successful entertainers in the world. In 2020, for the second year in a row, Johnson, 48, was the highest-paid actor in the world, according to Forbes. (In 2019, he earned $89.4 million, and $87.5 million last year.) He has also become a savvy businessman as the co-founder of Seven Bucks Productions,
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Hundreds of jobless people wait outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19 in Frankfort, Kentucky. John Sommers II/Getty Images As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office on Jan. 20, one of his first priorities is getting $2,000 stimulus checks approved. A third round of higher payments looked
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