(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)
(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

TIAA is the first company in Fortune 500 history to have two Black CEOs in a row

The succession marks the first time within the Fortune 500 that a company has handed the reins directly from one Black chief executive to another.

GameStop, other ‘meme’ stocks surge again

The video game retailer's resurgence comes one month after its frenzied rise shocked the financial world and was cheered on by online investors.

Biden’s choice for trade chief calls for ‘worker-centered’ approach

Katherine Tai, President Biden’s nominee to become the chief U.S. trade negotiator, said Thursday that U.S. policies must be rethought to safeguard the critical supply lines that feed American factories and to regain the support of “regular people” who have felt victimized by previous commercial deals.

Biden administration expands unemployment insurance rules to allow workers who turned down unsafe job offers

The change is the result of a pledge President Biden made to reduce the burden on those who say they have been forced to choose between staying healthy or getting a paycheck during the pandemic.

Bruce Meyers, creator of the first fiberglass dune buggy, dies at 94

In 1964 he created the Meyers Manx, a two-seat car that helped turn the dune buggy into an emblem of California cool.

Mortgage rates surge higher for second week in a row

The 30-year fixed-rate average has risen nearly a quarter of a percentage point the past two weeks and now stands at 2.97 percent.

Worried about meeting coworkers at your new all-remote job? Here are some tips.

Being the new kid at work is even more awkward when you're joining an all-remote office. But the pandemic can help us all embrace the awkwardness.

Nation’s most populous county mandates extra $5 in pandemic ‘hero pay’ for some grocery workers

Experts say the passage of a temporary pay bump for some grocery workers in Los Angeles County is notable amid industry opposition.

Biden nominates three to USPS board of governors as DeJoy testifies on mail crises

The White House moves to reassert control of the U.S. Postal Service as the postmaster general brushes off lawmakers’ calls to resign.

Biden orders sweeping review of U.S. supply chain weak spots

President Biden on Wednesday formally ordered a 100-day government review of potential vulnerabilities in U.S. supply chains for critical items, including computer chips, medical gear, electric-vehicle batteries and specialized minerals.

Growing computer-chip shortage alarms Biden and Congress

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) called the lack of production capacity “a dangerous weak spot in our economy and in our national security.”

Texas energy board members resign over state’s bungled snowstorm response

Five members of the powerful ERCOT regulation board have resigned amid persistent blackouts across Texas's grid.
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