Dow on track for best week since August as investors bet on stimulus


Investors remain optimistic about prospects for another round of fiscal stimulus from Congress, with major benchmarks on track for their best week since August. See full story.

Pelosi rejects idea of a stand-alone fiscal stimulus measures

Hopes for a restart of talks over a large scale economic stimulus package, or even more targeted aid for the troubled airline industry, took a big hit Thursday after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she still wanted a bigger bargain. See full story.

‘I’m beyond hurt’: I took care of my mom for 12 years. She wants my sister to take over and won’t leave me her house

‘I took a lower-paying job close to home that has allowed me time off so I can be there for my mother. Also, over these last 12 years I have taken very little time off.’ See full story.

Trump’s vaccine czar says the first vaccine should be submitted for emergency authorization around Thanksgiving

Moncef Slaoui, an immunologist by training and a longtime pharmaceutical executive, is running the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed program to spur development of vaccines on the fastest ever timetable. See full story.

Netflix is pushing for huge international expansion after successes with ‘Sex Education’ and ‘The Crown’

Netflix is set to triple its office space in the U.K., after a string of high-profile successes in the country. See full story.


Also, Harvard’s investing lesson and a better way to apply to selective colleges. See full story.

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