US manufacturing improves in July, future clouded by virus

US MANUFACTURING IMPROVES IN JULY, FUTURE CLOUDED BY VIRUS

WASHINGTON - U.S. manufacturing improved again in July with a key gauge of activity rising further into expansion territory.

Will Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Be the New Normal?

WILL DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER MARKETING BE THE NEW NORMAL?

A general fatigue exists around the discussion of the novel coronavirus, but the fact remains that the pandemic has shifted consumer...

 
 
 
Pelosi reportedly told House Democrats that Congress likely won't come to an agreement on another pandemic relief bill until next week

PELOSI REPORTEDLY TOLD HOUSE DEMOCRATS THAT CONGRESS LIKELY WON'T COME TO AN AGREEMENT ON ANOTHER PANDEMIC RELIEF BILL UNTIL NEXT WEEK

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told House Democrats that Congress will likely not come to a middle ground on another coronavirus stimulus...

Religious Groups Received $6-10 Billion In COVID-19 Relief Funds, Hope For More

RELIGIOUS GROUPS RECEIVED $6-10 BILLION IN COVID-19 RELIEF FUNDS, HOPE FOR MORE

More than 400 evangelical churches and ministries each received forgivable loans worth at least $1 million.

 
 
 
THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: How the coronavirus pandemic is accelerating e-commerce maturation in India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Nigeria

THE GLOBAL E-COMMERCE LANDSCAPE: HOW THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC IS ACCELERATING E-COMMERCE MATURATION IN INDIA, INDONESIA, MEXICO, AND NIGERIA

Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Payments & Commerce industry. You can learn...

Microsoft's next big policy battle could be over its ties to China, as a GOP adviser calls on the tech titan to divest its Chinese holdings amid TikTok talks

MICROSOFT'S NEXT BIG POLICY BATTLE COULD BE OVER ITS TIES TO CHINA, AS A GOP ADVISER CALLS ON THE TECH TITAN TO DIVEST ITS CHINESE HOLDINGS AMID TIKTOK TALKS

Microsoft confirmed the company is exploring a deal to buy TikTok's operations in several countries including the US. President Donald...

 
 
 
Failure to pass new small-business aid will fuel 'a wave of permanent closures,' CEOs warn in letter to Congress

FAILURE TO PASS NEW SMALL-BUSINESS AID WILL FUEL 'A WAVE OF PERMANENT CLOSURES,' CEOS WARN IN LETTER TO CONGRESS

Small businesses need more aid from Congress to avoid permanent closures and severe labor market pain, a group of more than 100 CEOs...

Snapchat is rolling out a new TikTok-like feature that will allow users to play popular songs over the videos they record

SNAPCHAT IS ROLLING OUT A NEW TIKTOK-LIKE FEATURE THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO PLAY POPULAR SONGS OVER THE VIDEOS THEY RECORD

Snapchat will release a new feature that will allow users to overlay their recorded videos with popular songs, per a report from The...

 
 
 
Sale of Speedway gas stations buys Marathon breathing room

SALE OF SPEEDWAY GAS STATIONS BUYS MARATHON BREATHING ROOM

SILVER SPRING, Md. - The $21 billion sale of Speedway gas stations has bought Marathon Petroleum some breathing room as the global...

University mandates wearable COVID-19 tracker, sparking student protest

UNIVERSITY MANDATES WEARABLE COVID-19 TRACKER, SPARKING STUDENT PROTEST

As schools face the challenging task of resuming fall classes during a pandemic, one university is trying to use wearable health sensors...

 
 
 
ISM Manufacturing index Increased to 54.2 in July

ISM MANUFACTURING INDEX INCREASED TO 54.2 IN JULY

The ISM manufacturing index indicated expansion in July. The PMI was at 54.2% in July, up from 52.6% in June. The employment index...

Ukrainian police detain man threatening to blow up Kyiv bank

UKRAINIAN POLICE DETAIN MAN THREATENING TO BLOW UP KYIV BANK

KYIV, Ukraine - Police detained a man who allegedly threatened to set off an explosive device at a bank in Ukraine's capital and demanded...

 
 
 
Apple sued by Chinese AI company for copyright infringement

APPLE SUED BY CHINESE AI COMPANY FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

China's artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, which is also known as Xiao-i, has filed a...

Brentford to earn $200M+ if promoted to Premier League

BRENTFORD TO EARN $200M+ IF PROMOTED TO PREMIER LEAGUE

LONDON - Brentford can earn more than $200 million over three years in additional revenue by beating west London rival Fulham on Tuesday...

 
 
 
Boris Johnson could ban domestic travel, tell millions to stay at home, and quarantine all holiday-makers as UK coronavirus cases continue to rise

BORIS JOHNSON COULD BAN DOMESTIC TRAVEL, TELL MILLIONS TO STAY AT HOME, AND QUARANTINE ALL HOLIDAY-MAKERS AS UK CORONAVIRUS CASES CONTINUE TO RISE

Boris Johnson could ask millions of 'at-risk' people in England to stay at home as coronavirus cases surge. The prime minister is reportedly...

Gold soars to record highs near $2,000 on weaker US dollar & Covid uncertainty

GOLD SOARS TO RECORD HIGHS NEAR $2,000 ON WEAKER US DOLLAR & COVID UNCERTAINTY

Gold continued its rally amid global pandemic uncertainty, with prices hitting new records to start the week. The price of metal for...

 
 
 
The Latest: Australia to pay isolating workers in hot spot

THE LATEST: AUSTRALIA TO PAY ISOLATING WORKERS IN HOT SPOT

CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's prime minister announced a 1,500 Australian dollar payment for workers in a hot spot state who must...

Microsoft confirms talks seeking to buy US arm of TikTok

MICROSOFT CONFIRMS TALKS SEEKING TO BUY US ARM OF TIKTOK

NEW YORK - Microsoft confirmed Sunday it is in talks with Chinese company ByteDance to acquire the U.S. arm of its popular video app...

 
 
 
The US economic recovery still faces these 5 hurdles going forward, even with the worst of the coronavirus recession likely passed

THE US ECONOMIC RECOVERY STILL FACES THESE 5 HURDLES GOING FORWARD, EVEN WITH THE WORST OF THE CORONAVIRUS RECESSION LIKELY PASSED

This week, a number of economic indicators showed just how shaky the US recovery from the coronavirus pandemic has become even though...

Central banks on ‘suicide mission' to explode ‘nuclear monetary bomb' - RT's Keiser Report

CENTRAL BANKS ON ‘SUICIDE MISSION' TO EXPLODE ‘NUCLEAR MONETARY BOMB' - RT'S KEISER REPORT

Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert have compared the global monetary system to the “insane nuclear technology” of the past, saying it could...