Mr. Biden is building on the action he took on his first day in office.
The variant appears to be 50% more contagious than other strains of the virus.
The U.S. economy is likely to have slowed in the last three months of the year, ending 2020 smaller than it began. But for some companies, business is now back to pre-pandemic levels.
The central bank kept its foot to the floor in terms of the help it is providing for an economy that central bank officials say has slowed down.
SSC North America made a second attempt to break the record for the world’s fastest production car after doubts were raised over its first attempt in October.
Biden’s orders will halt oil and natural gas leases on public lands and waters in an effort to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.
The tech investor and former Facebook exec did not give a yes or no answer on whether he would run but said Governor Gavin Newsom “has done a terrible job.”
“At times like this, your company is not your stock and your stock is not your company,” Tilray CEO Brendan Kennedy told CNBC.
This is a comparison of Wednesday’s Federal Open Market Committee statement with the one issued after the Fed’s previous policy-making meeting on Dec. 16.
The Fed is giving consumers a chance to take advantage of rock-bottom rates.