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Trump calls off stimulus package talks, meaning Americans likely won’t receive a $1,200 stimulus checks before the election

President Trump’s decision to call off negotiations on a COVID-19 stimulus package means Americans likely won’t receive $1,200 checks until at least after the election. House Democrats had passed two measures that would have provided $1,200 to each adult and another $1,200 for each dependant child. Senate Republicans rejected those proposals, proposing a scaled-back stimulus […]

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Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination ceremony seems to tick all the boxes for a coronavirus superspreading event

An average person with the coronavirus infects about two others, but sometimes an individual passes the virus to far more people in a “superspreader event.” Most of these events are similar: An infected person attends a gathering with lots of people, like a religious service, choir practice, or party. The recent Supreme Court nomination ceremony […]

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A startup told Congress that Amazon’s multibillion-dollar cloud business lured it with free services and then copied its product (AMZN)

The House antitrust committee released a 449-page report Tuesday, outlining its investigation into potential anti-competitive practices by Big Tech companies including Amazon. The report contains an account from a representative of an unnamed startup who said Amazon’s multibillion-dollar cloud business lured the startup with incentives and partnership discussions, and then copied its product. Amazon Web […]

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GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 25 stocks expected to generate the greatest returns on their shareholders’ investments over the next year as market-wide earnings remain low

As the economic recovery continues, many firms can expect to see return on equity (ROE) growth over the next twelve months. Accordingly, Goldman Sachs’ equity strategists updated their ROE Growth basket to pinpoint companies with the highest profit growth expectations. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Despite soaring stock valuations since March, many companies’ […]

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Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller tests positive for COVID-19

Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller tested positive for COVID-19 – Business Insider Amazon Prime Day Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2020-10-06T23:19:10Z Alex Wong/Getty Images Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed in a statement Tuesday. Miller is the latest of at least 11 people at the […]

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Trump’s experimental treatment from Regeneron puts the company in a ‘very tough situation’ as others request early access, CEO says

President Donald Trump’s use of Regeneron Pharmaceutical’s experimental monoclonal antibody treatment puts the company in “a very tough situation,” CEO Leonard Schleifer says. The US President was given an 8 gram injection of Regeneron’s drug over the weekend under the FDA’s “compassionate use” option, as Schleifer said it “just wasn’t practical” to ask a government […]

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Oracle and Google will face off before the Supreme Court in the most important legal battle in technology. Here’s how the outcome of the decade-long fight could shake up the entire industry. (ORCL, GOOG)

The most important legal battle in technology will finally go before the US Supreme Court where Oracle and Google in a landmark patent infringement case. The case is based on Oracle’s claim that Google stole key parts of its Java technology — a claim that the search giant has rejected, saying Oracle has no right […]

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Trump’s policy chief explains in an exclusive interview why the White House just punted on a coronavirus stimulus deal

President Donald Trump told White House negotiators to table stimulus talks until after the election. The acting director of the Domestic Policy Council, Brooke Rollins, told Insider in an exclusive interview that state funding was the biggest area of disagreement. “I think he just realized that it’s just so far apart, and ultimately to best […]

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The pandemic hits the advertising account review

The pandemic hits the advertising account review – Business Insider Amazon Prime Day Business Insider logoThe words “Business Insider”. 2020-10-06T22:32:07Z Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising, where we delve into the big stories in media and advertising. First, if you’re not a subscriber, sign up here to get this in your inbox daily. Reuters Ad […]