• Global stocks, US futures sink after Treasury selloff eases By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    GLOBAL STOCKS, US FUTURES SINK AFTER TREASURY SELLOFF EASES

    BEIJING - Global stock markets and Wall Street futures declined Tuesday after a selloff in U.S. Treasury debt eased, helping to allay...

    Rate, Future, Market, Futures, Marketing
  • Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ALL BUT DEAD IN BIG COVID RELIEF BILL

    WASHINGTON - Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead...

    Housing, House
  • Asian stocks mixed after Wall St. rises By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    ASIAN STOCKS MIXED AFTER WALL ST. RISES

    BEIJING - Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest...

    Rate, Market, Marketing
  • The Latest: Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    THE LATEST: BRAZIL HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE LOCKDOWNS, CURFEWS

    SAO PAULO - Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care...

    Brazil
  • By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    ANTI-RESTRICTION COUNTIES PREP TO MANAGE OWN VIRUS RULES

    CARSON CITY, Nev. - Nevada officials are preparing to cede decision-making power over the state's coronavirus measures to county officials....

    Management
  • By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    BILL WOULD LET MISSOURIANS KEEP UNEMPLOYMENT OVERPAYMENTS

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Missourians wouldn't have to repay millions of dollars in federal unemployment benefit overpayments under legislation...

    Housing, House
  • Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ALL BUT DEAD IN BIG COVID RELIEF BILL

    WASHINGTON - Democrats' hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead...

    Housing, House
  • Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    FRAUD OVERWHELMS PANDEMIC-RELATED UNEMPLOYMENT PROGRAMS

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of...

    Security
  • Minimum wage hike all but dead in big COVID relief bill By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ALL BUT DEAD IN BIG COVID RELIEF BILL

    WASHINGTON - Democrats' efforts to include a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead...

    Housing, House
  • By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    TOP UTILITY REGULATOR IN TEXAS RESIGNS AS FALLOUT DEEPENS FROM DEADLY BLACKOUT THAT LEFT MILLIONS WITHOUT POWER FOR DAYS

    AUSTIN, Texas - Top utility regulator in Texas resigns as fallout deepens from deadly blackout that left millions without power for...

  • Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    COUNTRIES URGE DRUG COMPANIES TO SHARE VACCINE KNOW-HOW

    PARIS - In an industrial neighborhood on the outskirts of Bangladesh's largest city lies a factory with gleaming new equipment imported...

    Paris, Industry, Industries, Germany, Companies, Company
  • The Latest: Brazil health officials urge lockdowns, curfews By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    THE LATEST: BRAZIL HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE LOCKDOWNS, CURFEWS

    SAO PAULO - Brazilian health officials are urging nationwide lockdowns and curfews because hospitals are running short of intensive-care...

    Brazil
  • Minimum wage hike all but dead in Senate virus relief bill By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    MINIMUM WAGE HIKE ALL BUT DEAD IN SENATE VIRUS RELIEF BILL

    WASHINGTON - Democrats' efforts to include a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead...

    Housing, House
  • Stocks rally on Wall Street, S&P 500 has best day since June By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    STOCKS RALLY ON WALL STREET, S&P 500 HAS BEST DAY SINCE JUNE

    Stocks rallied on Wall Street, pushing the S&P 500 to its biggest gain in nine months. The 2.4% jump in the benchmark index Monday...

    Rate, Index
  • Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    CHURCHILL PAINTING OWNED BY ANGELINA JOLIE SELLS FOR $11.5M

    LONDON - A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday for more than $11.5...

    World, London
  • Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    DEMOCRATIC SENATORS PROPOSE CLEAN ENERGY TAX CREDITS

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Two U.S. senators from states with declining manufacturing sectors are pushing to invest $8 billion through tax...

    Taxes, Tax, Sector, Energies, Credits, Credit, Invest, Investment, Job, Energy, Investments, Jobs
  • By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    US ANNOUNCES $125 MILLION DEFENSE AID PACKAGE FOR UKRAINE

    WAHINGTON - The Pentagon on Monday announced a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine, including two armed patrol boats to help...

  • Czechs send 30,000 police, soldiers to enforce travel limits By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    CZECHS SEND 30,000 POLICE, SOLDIERS TO ENFORCE TRAVEL LIMITS

    PRAGUE - Police and military forces in the Czech Republic set up 500 checkpoints across the country as one of the European Union's...

    Travels, Travel
  • Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    DEMOCRATIC SENATORS PROPOSE CLEAN ENERGY TAX CREDITS

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Two U.S. senators from states with declining manufacturing sectors are pushing to invest $8 billion through tax...

    Taxes, Tax, Sector, Energies, Credits, Credit, Invest, Investment, Job, Energy, Investments, Jobs
  • Senate Democrats consider changes to House virus relief bill By Stl Today   -   Mar 2, 2021

    SENATE DEMOCRATS CONSIDER CHANGES TO HOUSE VIRUS RELIEF BILL

    WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats considered reshaping parts of the House-passed COVID-19 relief bill on Monday, as party leaders hoping...

    Housing, House, Company, Companies