Biden directs FDA, CDC to clear new vaccines if needed

President Joe Biden said Monday that he is directing federal agencies to prepare to move as quickly as possible to approve additional vaccines or boosters designed to protect against the novel coronavirus variant. It is believed that current Covid vaccines provide at least some protection against the highly mutated strain of omicron, and the booster … Read more

Debt ceiling battle in Washington looms, which may spur market volatility

The United States Capitol is seen on September 27, 2021 in Washington, DC as today Congress returns to its full schedule of pending legislative items. McNamee win | Getty Images Strategists expect Congress to pass a budget and raise the debt ceiling next month, but the path there could be a bit difficult for markets. … Read more