Long Covid costs patients an average of $9,000 a year in medical expenses

The Covid-19 unit at United Memorial Medical Center in north Houston. Carolyn Cole | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Long Covid has affected as many as 23 million Americans to date — and it’s poised to have a financial impact rivaling or exceeding that of the Great Recession. By one estimate, the chronic illness … Read more

Tesla recalls 435,000 cars in China over rear light issue

A Tesla store is seen in Shanghai, China, Feb 1, 2022. Cost photo | Future Publishing | Getty Images Tesla plans to recall more than 435,000 cars in China and issue software updates to fix a rear light issue, the Chinese market regulator said Thursday. A total of 142,277 Model 3 sedans and 292,855 Model … Read more

China signals slight Covid policy easing, without any major change

Customers dine in at a McDonald’s in Guangzhou on Dec. 1, 2022, a day after the city eased Covid restrictions on restaurant operations. Yin Hon Chow | CNBC BEIJING — A trickle of changes around China’s Covid controls in the last 24 hours has raised hopes that broader relaxation is on its way. Local state … Read more

Stocks that top tech investor Paul Meeks is buying

It has been a rough year for the tech sector, as investors pulled out of growth stocks such as tech amid soaring inflation, interest rate hikes and other headwinds that have left investors clamoring for safer bets. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite is down around 30% this year. That’s worse than the broad-based S & P … Read more

Elon Musk meets Tim Cook, says Apple never considered removing the Twitter app

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, United States on October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Twitter owner Elon Musk said he went to Apple’s headquarters and met with Apple CEO Tim Cook in tweets on Wednesday. The meeting marks a significant de-escalation days after Musk … Read more

Snowflake (SNOW) earnings Q3 2023

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW), on Tues. Dec 21st, 2021, to usher in the first day of winter. To honor the occasion, Snowflake the bear, joined by Chris Taylor, Vice President, NYSE Listings and Services, rings The Opening Bell®. SNEEZE Shares of the cloud data platform provider Snowflake fell more than 12% … Read more

Amazon touts record sales over holiday shopping weekend

An Amazon worker moves a cart filled with packages at an Amazon delivery station on November 28, 2022 in Alpharetta, Georgia. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Amazon said Wednesday it ranked up record-breaking sales in the five-day period beginning Thanksgiving Day and ending on Cyber ​​Monday, adding to what has been a strong showing for … Read more

FTX loss is ‘disappointing and being taken seriously’: Singapore’s DPM

Lawrence Wong, Singapore’s finance minister, speaks during the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore, on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. Bryan van der Beek | Bloomberg | Getty Images What happened with FTX therefore has not only caused financial loss to Temasek, but also reputational damage. Lawrence Wong Deputy Prime Minister, Singapore FTX has more than … Read more

Drug overdose deaths among seniors have more than tripled in 2 decades

Deaths from drug and alcohol use are rising among America’s seniors. Drug overdose deaths more than tripled among people age 65 and older during the past two decades while deaths from alcohol abuse increased more than 18% from 2019 to 2020, according to data published Wednesday by the National Center for Health Statistics. More than … Read more