A citywide tactical alert was lifted throughout a majority of Los Angeles on Saturday after the city was hit with multiple smash-and-grab robberies. Los Angeles Police are on high alert after the city underwent at least six flash mob style robberies on Black Friday.
Three quarters of individuals in a recent poll believe that the nation will likely face an economic recession during the next 12 months, The Hill reported, citing a Hill-HarrisX survey which found that 33% view a recession as "very likely," while 42% think that a recession is "somewhat likely."
US President Joe Biden said on Friday that he is not concerned about the plunge in the US stock market and he had expected it over concerns related to the new Omicron coronavirus variant."I expected it," Biden told reporters when asked if he is worried about the stock market plunge.
The Dow Jones fell over 900 points just after opening bell on Nov. 26, with other major Wall Street stock indexes—and risk assets more generally—also seeing sell-offs as news of a new COVID-19 variant spreading in South Africa seems to have sparked a broader risk-off sentiment among investors.
A new report from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) shows that Americans plan to spend more during this year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday events than last year’s, suggesting retailers may be in for a windfall as the busy holiday shopping season kicks off.
Pfizer is suing one of its employees after she allegedly stole thousands of the company’s files with the intent to take a job with one of its competitors, with some of the files including information about the Covid-19 vaccine.