Wall Street Edges Higher at Open, With Eyes on Georgia; Dow up 25 Pts

05.01.2021, 11:30

U.S. stock markets opened higher on Tuesday, as investors appeared largely content to adopt a wait-and-see policy ahead of the runoff elections for Georgia's two Senate seats.

Swedish bankers face identity crisis over digital currency plans

05.01.2021, 11:09

STOCKHOLM - A new way to pay is causing existential angst among Swedish bankers who worry that the e-krona, an electronic equivalent of Sweden's currency, could cost them their deposit base.

Micron and China Unicom Rise Premarket; First Solar Falls

05.01.2021, 10:45

Stocks in focus in premarket trade on Tuesday, January 5th. Please refresh for updates.

How shoe tycoon Steve Madden got back on his feet

05.01.2021, 10:25

NEW YORK - Steve Madden, founder and design chief of a multibillion-dollar eponymous shoe brand, knows something about being sanguine in a tough situation.

India readies roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines for 300 million people

05.01.2021, 10:20

NEW DELHI - India is set to roll out a COVID-19 vaccination programme by next week, aiming to cover 300 million people by July, its top health official said in what would be one of the world's largest inoculation drives against the coronavirus.