Largest Increase In U.S. Poverty Recorded In 2020

Topline Due to the coronavirus pandemic’s decimation of the labor market and the months-long expiration of benefits from the government relief package keeping families afloat, the poverty rate in the United States surged from 9.3% in June to 11.7% in November, according to a report released Wednesday by analysts at the University of Chicago and…Continue Reading

BofA says its clients increase equity allocation to near record levels

No results matched your search Economy3 hours ago (Dec 11, 2020 05:50AM ET) LONDON (Reuters) – BofA said on Friday that its wealth management clients further increased allocation to equities in their portfolios last week, closing in on the record levels seen in March 2015, as they prepare for stronger returns in 2021. Investors poured…Continue Reading

Steroids Increase Infection Risk With CAR T-Cell Therapy in NHL

Giving steroids to patients with relapsed/refractory high-grade B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (B-NHL) following chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy may place them at substantially increased risk of infection, suggests a real-world analysis of UK patient data. The analysis also indicated that patients who have undergone multiple prior lines of chemotherapy are also at particular risk after…Continue Reading

Experts say 3D printing has given supply chains the ability to focus on short-run manufacturing and increase efficiency, but this also threatens the intellectual property rights of small businesses

Llamasoft Instead of sourcing components from single suppliers, manufacturers are starting to look for smaller orders from a range of suppliers to guard against the supply chain disruptions seen during the pandemic. Slimane Allab, senior vice president and general manager, EMEA of supply chain tech company LLamasoft said, “Short run manufacturing is effectively bridging the…Continue Reading

Increase in COVID cases holding back employment numbers

Economic activity curtailed by the rising COVID-19 cases moderated the decline of U.S unemployment in November as the rate fell just .1% from October to 6.8%, the Labor Department said on Friday. With nearly 400,000 people making up that .1% drop, the department estimates that 10.7 million Americans are still unemployed, according to the Household Survey Data.…Continue Reading

Start.ca to increase prices due to CRTC wholesale rates uncertainty

Rates will likely go up between $5 and $10 per month in the near future London, Ontario-based Start.ca has made adjustments to its internet package speeds and prices due to ongoing uncertainty regarding the CRTC wholesale rates. The carrier states that although the changes currently only affect new customers, Start.ca expects the majority of its…Continue Reading

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immune checkpoint inhibition was not associated with an increased mortality risk from COVID-19 in patients with cancer in an international observational study. The study included 113 cancer patients who had laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 within 12 months of receiving immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy.…Continue Reading

Department Invites Comment on Regulation Streamlining Through OneRD Guarantee Loan Initiative WASHINGTON, July 13, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is taking steps to increase private investment in rural communities across the country by making it easier for lenders to access four flagship…Continue Reading