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U.S. stock futures wobbled Tuesday, signaling that stocks may steady after a bout of volatility that has eroded investors’ confidence in the market’s monthslong rebound. Futures tied to the S&P 500 edged down 0.2% while contracts tied to the technology-heavy Nasdaq gained 0.4%. The market retreated sharply Monday, pushing the S&P 500 to a fourth-straight …

People enjoy a drink outside a pub in Camden in central London on September 13, 2020. justin tallis/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks edged higher on Tuesday after their worst one-day performance in more than three months, as the Continent faces tighter economic restrictions due to rising cases of coronavirus. After a 3.2% nosedive on Monday, …

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is widely reported to have told his Democratic colleagues on Saturday that “nothing is off the table for next year” if Republicans confirm a Supreme Court nominee in this Congress. He means this as a threat that Democrats will break the filibuster and pack the Court with more Justices in …

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland said on Wednesday his answer last week in parliament saying that the government’s plans broke international law was accurate. Asked on Tuesday if anything in the proposed legislation did breach or potentially breached international legal obligations or arrangements, Northern Ireland minister Brandon Lewis said: “Yes, …

The Justice Department has joined U.S. securities regulators in examining allegations that electric-truck startup Nikola Corp. misled investors by making exaggerated claims about its technology, according to people familiar with the matter. The Justice Department’s inquiry is being handled by the Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office, working in concert with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which …

ATLANTA — An Atlanta man picked up for jaywalking is charged with several car break-ins, including four Cobb County police vehicles at a Marietta car dealership last month. Yavin Clarke Jackson, 21, is charged with multiple counts of entering an auto, burglary and interfering with government property for breaking into six cars Aug. 7 at …

A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. Asian stock markets gained Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a three-day slump for tech stocks. …

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday following a selloff of technology shares on Wall Street. “Big tech stocks might have seemed like safe havens, but they have found themselves at the center of a brutal sell-off,” said Stephen Innes, chief global market strategist at AxiCorp. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 recouped early losses to …

President Trump has proposed a dramatic change to how Social Security is financed. But Trump’s controversial proposal to fund Social Security with income taxes rather than payroll taxes opens the door to reforms that both Democrats and Republicans might support. On Aug. 8, President Trump issued an executive order that would temporarily defer the collection …

WASHINGTON—U.S. authorities on Thursday moved to seize 280 cryptocurrency accounts they said were used by North Korean hackers who stole more than a quarter of a billion dollars from cryptocurrency companies around the world, including one in the U.S. The U.S. Justice Department said the accounts targeted in the civil forfeiture filing were used by …