CHICAGO (Reuters) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a bright spotlight on weaknesses in many of the systems designed to protect Americans from risks. But with older people more susceptible to serious illness and death from the virus, the problems in our Medicare system that
Facebook’s Libra Digital Currency – Upsetting the Balance of Power? Powerful governmental elites have historically controlled the creation of money. This period of history may be coming to an end. A new entrant has thrown its hat into the ring – Facebook. With its recent
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A, BRK-B) will hold its annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Saturday, May 2. “I’ll certainly be there!” chairman and CEO Warren Buffett told Yahoo Finance. Buffett will be accompanied by Greg Abel, vice-chairman of the non-insurance operations, and a very limited audience.
Stocks in Japan and Australia fell in early trading Friday following losses on Wall Street, as most Asian markets were closed for holidays. Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -2.55% slid 2.3% and Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 XJO, -3.41% tumbled 3.6%, while New Zealand’s NSX-50 NZ50GR, -0.57% declined 0.5%.