March 5, 2021

Canada clears Johnson & Johnson vaccine, first to approve 4

TORONTO — Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country’s health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works […]
March 5, 2021

Detroit mayor turned down J&J vaccine in favor of others

LANSING, Mich. — Detroit this week turned down 6,200 doses of the newly authorized Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, favoring shots from Pfizer and Moderna, […]
March 5, 2021

Tech rebound pulls stocks out of a slump and to weekly gain

A late-day rebound in technology companies pulled the stock market out of a slump and helped give the S&P 500 its first weekly gain in […]
March 5, 2021

WHO head wants virus vaccine patents waived to boost supply

GENEVA — The head of the World Health Organization called Friday for patent rights to be waived until the end of the coronavirus pandemic so […]
March 5, 2021

UK says vaccine shipment from India won't hurt poor nations

LONDON — Britain’s vaccines minister on Friday dismissed suggestions that the country was getting key COVID-19 jabs intended for poorer countries, insisting that 10 million […]
March 5, 2021

US consumers eased off credit card borrowing in January

WASHINGTON — Borrowing by Americans fell in January for the first time in five months, as a big drop in the use of credit cards […]
March 5, 2021

Dems draw on civil rights history to push Amazon union vote

BESSEMER, Alabama — Some Democratic members of Congress and national union leaders on Friday sought to rustle up support for unionizing a massive Amazon facility […]
March 5, 2021

Stocks climb, erasing earlier losses, as economy heats up

NEW YORK — Stocks are swerving through another rocky ride Friday, as investors struggle to figure out what an encouraging report on the economy and […]
March 5, 2021

Succession planning is key to long-term success for businesses big and small

But what often gets lost in the churn of attracting customers, increasing sales and making payroll, is how to make sure a business can survive […]
March 5, 2021

Stocks swerve up and down as economy, yield pressure heat up

NEW YORK — Stocks are swerving through another rocky ride Friday, as investors struggle to figure out what an encouraging report on the economy and […]