Why the Markets Worry About the Delta Variant

The market is not immune to the Delta variant Last week, analysts at Goldman Sachs told clients that the potential economic impact of the Delta variant of the coronavirus would be “modest.” Even if that turns out to be the…

Job openings hit a record, a Labor Department survey shows.

By Ben Casselman Job openings surged to record levels in April, the latest evidence that businesses are struggling to hire workers as the economy reopens. U.S. employers had 9.3 million jobs available at the end of April, the Labor Department…

Opinion | The Twilight of the Anti-Trump Idols

Throughout the Trump presidency and especially in the Covid era, there was a quest for figures that could be held up as embodiments of everything that Trump’s opposition wanted to restore: reason, technical competence, idealism. Over time these figures took…