Joe Biden Introduces Team He Says Will Help Economy Recover After Coronavirus

WILMINGTON, Del.—President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his picks for key economic positions in remarks on Tuesday, emphasizing their experience and diverse backgrounds as the U.S.…

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Coronavirus Stimulus Talks Restart as Centrists Unveil Bipartisan Plan

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will talk on the phone Tuesday afternoon about coronavirus relief, restarting stalled discussions. Separately,…

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WSJ News Exclusive | Google, Facebook and Amazon Gain as Coronavirus Reshapes Ad Spending

For the first time, more than half of U.S. advertising spending is set to go to digital platforms such as Google and Facebook, the world’s…

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After Culling Millions of Mink to Combat Covid, Denmark Weighs Digging Them Up Again

Denmark’s government is facing a grisly problem: What to do with the carcasses of some 17 million mink it ordered culled to stop the spread…

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Pfizer, Moderna Request Covid-19 Vaccine Authorization in Europe

BERLIN—Pfizer Inc. partner BioNTech and U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc. both applied for their coronavirus vaccines to be approved in the European Union, the EU’s chief…

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Canada’s Covid-19 Response Is to Spend Heavily and Ignore the Deficit—for Now

OTTAWA—Canada’s deficit is growing at the fastest rate among developed nations as it seeks to prop up its economy during the Covid-19 pandemic. Canadian officials…

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Global Economy Faces Hard Winter Despite Covid-19 Vaccine Hopes

The prospect of coronavirus vaccines on the horizon has boosted hopes of an end to the pandemic-wrought downturn—but first the global economy could face a…

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Pfizer, BioNTech File for Covid-19 Vaccine Approval in Europe

BERLIN—Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE said they are seeking approval from the European Union for their coronavirus vaccine. The companies, which have already applied…

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Moderna Asks Health Regulators to Authorize Its Covid-19 Vaccine

Moderna Inc. said it asked U.S. and European health regulators Monday to authorize use of its Covid-19 vaccine, after it was shown to be 94.1%…

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Labor Department Published Flawed Estimates of Weekly Jobless Claims, Watchdog Says

WASHINGTON—The nation’s system for providing unemployment benefits to jobless workers has consistently produced inaccurate data and lower-than-appropriate payouts to millions of workers amid the Covid-19…

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