In this article SIG Signage for Kay Jewelers, a subsidiary of Signet Jewelers Ltd., is displayed on the exterior of a store in New York. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Shares of Signet Jewelers rose in premarket trading Thursday after the parent company of Kay Jewelers, Zales and Jared reported fiscal third-quarter earnings ahead
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Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images More than $87 billion in unemployment benefits funded by the federal government was likely siphoned from the system during the Covid-19 pandemic, much of it due to fraud, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report. Congress authorized many new programs in the pandemic’s early
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Today we examine how European countries rank on consumption taxes, continuing our map series on our recently published 2020 International Tax Competitiveness Index (ITCI). The ITCI measures and compares the competitiveness and neutrality of all 36 OECD countries’ tax systems, looking at corporate income taxes, individual taxes, consumption taxes, property taxes, and the international tax
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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about his administration’s efforts to ease supply chain issues during the holiday season, at the White House in Washington, December 1, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Joe Biden on Thursday asked businesses to voluntarily move forward with the administration’s Covid-19 vaccine and testing requirements, even as the rule is
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Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center on Nov. 5, 2021. Taylor Mickal / NASA The first National Space Council of the Biden administration is meeting on Wednesday, with Vice President Kamala Harris set to outline the White House’s approach to space policy. Revived after two decades under the previous presidency,
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A software rendering shows a recreation of Russia’s anti-satellite weapons test and the destruction of satellite Kosmos 1408, with the debris field in red. AGI The Pentagon called for a global halt to anti-satellite weapons testing on Wednesday, further decrying the practice after Russia’s destructive demonstration last month showered low Earth orbit with debris. “We
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