China Announces Sanctions on Nancy Pelosi Over Taiwan Trip

China Announces Sanctions on Nancy Pelosi Over Taiwan Trip

Washington has so far resisted sanctioning Pelosi’s Chinese counterpart legislative leader and No. 3 official, Li Zhanshu, over his central role imposing the national security law on Hong Kong in 2020. Wang Chen, vice chairman of the legislature and a member of the 25-member Politburo, is the highest-ranking Chinese official to face US penalties . … Read more

New Omicron COVID Boosters Coming Soon: What to Know Now

New Omicron COVID Boosters Coming Soon: What to Know Now

Aug. 4, 2022 – New COVID-19 vaccine boosters, targeting new Omicron strains of the virus, are expected to roll out across the US in September – a month ahead of schedule, the Biden administration announced this week. Moderna has signed a $1.74 billion federal contract to supply 66 million initial doses of the “bivalent” booster, … Read more

DBS Can Challenge a Smaller HSBC — With the Fed’s Help

DBS Can Challenge a Smaller HSBC — With the Fed’s Help

(Bloomberg Opinion) — The battle for Asia’s preeminent financial institution will be fought with the Federal Reserve providing ammunition — to both sides. Just how much profit each can squeeze out of US monetary tightening may end up deciding if Hong Kong’s biggest bank, HSBC Holdings Plc, remains whole and dominant. Or if Singapore’s largest … Read more

Moderna Posts an Earnings Beat and Plans New Stock Buyback of $3 Billion

Moderna Posts an Earnings Beat and Plans New Stock Buyback of  Billion

Text size Moderna is developing two vaccines for the fall, one for the US and the other for international markets. Sean Gallup/Getty Images The Covid-19 vaccine maker Modern reported earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations, sending shares up 3.2% in premarket trading. The company reported sales for the second quarter of $4.7 billion, better … Read more

Moderna’s Earnings Are Wednesday. Here’s What to Expect.

Moderna Posts an Earnings Beat and Plans New Stock Buyback of  Billion

Text size Moderna is developing two vaccines for the fall, one for the US and the other for international markets. Sean Gallup/Getty Images As the US prepares for a broad Covid-19 booster campaign this fall, investors are watching Modern ‘s earnings on Wednesday to gauge how the company will hold up in an increasingly competitive … Read more

Santa Clara County offers newly-approved Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Santa Clara County offers newly-approved Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

SAN JOSE – Health officials in Santa Clara County announced Tuesday that they are now offering the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, which was recently approved by federal regulators. According to the county’s Department of Public Health, the shots will be available at all County Health System vaccination sites. The shots are administered in two doses, given … Read more

Haven’t Had COVID Yet? Wanna Bet?

Haven’t Had COVID Yet?  Wanna Bet?

CDC: “Covid Data Tracker.” The White House: “Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha.” Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy: “CDC: 58% of Americans have had COVID-19.” Stephen Kissler, PhD, infectious disease researcher, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston. Amesh Adalja, infectious disease specialist, Johns … Read more

Run, don’t walk, away from this marriage

Run, don’t walk, away from this marriage

Dear Amy: My husband of just under two years does things behind my back that he knows would hurt me. While we were dating we promised exclusivity to each other. I was true to him, and he continued to date approximately 30 women for a year and a half. I stumbled on his “rating” spreadsheet … Read more