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Pandemic Lays Bare U.S. Reliance on China for Drugs

Acetaminophen, antibiotics and high blood pressure treatments are among a slew of pharmaceutical ingredients made predominantly by China. Disruptions and high demand have expanded concerns about the supply of medicines.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-08-2020

Facebook, Twitter Take Down Video of Trump Saying Children ‘Almost Immune’ From Covid-19

Facebook and Twitter removed a video posted by President Trump in which he said children are "almost immune" from Covid-19, a claim that the companies said ran afoul their rules against harmful misinformation about coronavirus.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 06-08-2020

Many American schools unprepared for online learning..

School officials nationwide, caught up in the reopening debate, had little time to prepare for online learning.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 06-08-2020

Facebook removes a coronavirus misinformation post from Trump for the first time ever.

A video clip from a Fox News interview -- in which the president said that children are "almost immune" to covid-19 -- was the offending material.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 06-08-2020

Kodak Loan Disclosure and Stock Surge Under SEC Investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the circumstances around Eastman Kodak's announcement of a $765 million government loan to make drugs at its U.S. factories, according to people familiar with the matter.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-08-2020

Saudi Arabia, With China’s Help, Expands Its Nuclear Program

Saudi Arabia has constructed with Chinese help a facility for extracting uranium yellowcake from uranium ore, an advance in the oil-rich kingdom's drive to master nuclear technology, according to Western officials with knowledge of the site.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 05-08-2020

Rising grocery prices are particularly painful for the unemployed.

The cost of groceries has been rising at the fastest pace in decades since the coronavirus pandemic seized the U.S. economy, leading to sticker shock for basic staples like beef and eggs and forcing struggling households to rethink how to put enough food on the table.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 05-08-2020

A study of 3.1 million workers shows remote work really does mean longer work days — and more meetings.

Those who sense that this grand experiment in working from home comes with plenty of downsides -- longer days, more meetings and more email to answer -- are now backed up by data.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 05-08-2020

Lord & Taylor files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Lord & Taylor, the nation's oldest department store chain, filed for Chapter 11 protection Sunday and said it is searching for a buyer. Hours later, so did Tailored Brands, the parent company of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 04-08-2020

Argentina Nears $65 Billion Restructuring Deal With Bondholders

Argentina's government is finalizing an agreement with a group led by BlackRock Inc. and a handful of large U.S. investment firms to resolve the country's third sovereign default in 20 years, said people involved in the talks.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 04-08-2020

Trump Says U.S. Should Get Slice of TikTok Sale Price

President Trump said he was ready to approve a purchase of the U.S. operations of the Chinese video-sharing app TikTok, but only if the government receives "a lot of money" in exchange.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 04-08-2020

Coronavirus cases are climbing in Midwest states with previously low infections.

The increase is occurring in states with previously low infection rates. Experts also see worrying trends emerging in major Midwest and East Coast cities.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 04-08-2020

Microsoft Aims for a Deal to Buy TikTok’s U.S. Business

Covert talks began weeks ago on a transaction that could reshape the global tech landscape and further strain U.S.-China relations. After the software giant's CEO and President Trump spoke Sunday, Microsoft said an agreement could include the video app's operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 03-08-2020

How San Francisco’s Bay Area went from early covid success to just another surge.

The Bay Area's progressive residents generally have been inclined to follow the rules. But more than four months after the region put some of the nation's first shelter-in-place orders in effect, it has become a cautionary tale for government and health officials.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 03-08-2020

Marathon Petroleum to Sell Gas-Station Chain to 7-Eleven Owners for $21 Billion

Fuel maker Marathon Petroleum agreed to sell its gas stations to the owners of the 7-Eleven convenience-store chain for $21 billion in the largest U.S. energy-related deal of the year.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 03-08-2020

Lord & Taylor files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The department store chain joins about a dozen iconic retailers that have succumbed to Chapter 11 protection during the pandemic.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 03-08-2020

Families File First Wave of Covid-19 Lawsuits Against Companies Over Worker Deaths

Coronavirus victims and their families allege workplaces failed to protect them, including Safeway, Walmart and Tyson; employers said they took appropriate steps to combat the virus. The cases are part of an unfolding liability threat facing U.S. companies as many look to resume operations.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 31-07-2020

Amazon, Apple, Facebook Show Dominant Results, Grip on Society

Amazon.com delivered soaring quarterly sales and profit, leading a pack of tech giants that reported thriving business amid the coronavirus pandemic and highlighting the industry's central place in business and society at a time of concern over its clout.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 31-07-2020

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet stocks rise on earnings despite antitrust grilling.

Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google faced an onslaught of questions from a Congress trying to determine if they have become too big. Now they're worth even more.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 31-07-2020

Public health experts issue urgent call for change of course as U.S. economy tanks.

At an evening news briefing, President Trump tried to swat away the raft of bad news about the economy and the disease, which he referred to as the "China virus" and compared to a plague. But he offered several misrepresentations.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 31-07-2020

Fed Maintains Stimulus Commitment as Economic Outlook Dims

The Federal Reserve said the U.S. economy faced major challenges from the coronavirus pandemic and reiterated its pledge to take aggressive action to support an eventual recovery.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 30-07-2020

Big tech hearing: Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon CEOs testified before Congress.

Democrats and Republicans criticized the executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google for wielding their market power to crush competitors and amass data, customers and sky-high profits.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 30-07-2020

Big Tech’s Power Comes Under Fire at Congressional Antitrust Hearing

The chief executives of Amazon.com, Facebook, Apple and Google faced relentless criticism at a congressional hearing Wednesday, with Democrats and Republicans alike challenging their business practices.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 30-07-2020

AMC’s agreement with Universal criticized by its competitors.

Universal is unlikely to impose the terms without bringing other theaters into the revenue share. AMC controls about one-quarter of the United States' 40,000 screens, not nearly enough to make or break a movie.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 30-07-2020

Big Tech to Appear Before Congress on Wednesday

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will come under the glare of a national spotlight, as their CEOs face questions from members of Congress aiming to rein in what they believe is excessive power in the hands of a few giant companies.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 29-07-2020

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google CEOs' prepared Congressional testimonies tout consumer benefits.

The four chief executives hailed the services and products their companies provide in written testimony submitted for their appearance before the House today.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 29-07-2020

Europe’s Banks Begin to Reveal Depth of Coronavirus Impact

Some of Europe's biggest lenders are starting to reveal the extent of the coronavirus pandemic's impact on their businesses. Deutsche Bank has made a big loan loss provision, and Santander took a massive charge, because of deteriorating economic conditions.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 29-07-2020

At the heart of dismal U.S. coronavirus response, a fraught relationship with masks.

Faulty guidance from health authorities, a cultural aversion to masks and deeply polarized politics have all contributed. So has a president who resisted role modeling the benefits of face coverings, and who belittled those who did.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 29-07-2020

Moderna, Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccines Begin Final-Stage Testing

Two of the most advanced experimental vaccines entered the pivotal phase of their studies, with the first subjects receiving doses of products developed by drugmakers Moderna and Pfizer.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 28-07-2020

Walmart, Kroger Bottle Their Own Milk and Shake Up American Dairy Industry

Supermarket chains aim to price the staple as low as possible to draw in shoppers, squeezing old-line companies with premium brands. Farmers are part of the collateral damage.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 28-07-2020

Economic relief talks ramp up as GOP releases bill; Democrats, White House officials meet.

The prospects for a bipartisan deal remained far from certain as Democratic leaders met with Trump administration officials to begin formal negotiations.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 28-07-2020

When Black Lives Matters came to southern Virginia.

As protests spread last month, three women set out to start a Black Lives Matter chapter, and movement, in Franklin County, Va., which is 90 percent white.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Washington Post Fecha: 28-07-2020

A Big Unknown in Covid-19 Vaccine Development: How Long Will Protection Last?

Early trials suggest vaccines can induce antibody production. But it is too early to know how long they will work, or even whether they are protective.

País: Estados Unidos Medio: The Wall Street Journal Fecha: 27-07-2020