U.S. Fight Against Chinese 5G Shifts From Threats to Incentives

The U.S. government is ratcheting up pressure on Beijing’s 5G ambitions overseas, offering financial incentives and other enticements to countries willing to shun Chinese-made telecom gear. U.S. foreign-affairs agencies are developing workshops and a handbook that would help policy makers in places

Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective in Key Study

An experimental Covid-19 vaccine from Novavax Inc. NVAX 2.31% was 90.4% effective at preventing symptomatic disease in adults in a large clinical trial, the company said, results that move the shot a step closer to global use. The 29,960-person study conducted in

Companies Push Employees to Prove They Are Vaccinated

Companies are stepping up the pressure on workers to get vaccinated—not necessarily with mandates but with strong nudges. For months, many employers have attempted to coax workers into receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. Companies dangled cash, time off and other prizes to encourage

Retiring Workers Alter Fed's Calculus on Jobs Shortfall

WASHINGTON—Federal Reserve officials have long said a key condition for raising interest rates is a return to maximum employment. Their evolving views about how much job growth that will entail could lead them to roll back support for the economy sooner than

Economy Week Ahead: The Fed, Factories and Consumers

The Federal Reserve building in Washington on June 2. Photo: Liu Jie/Zuma Press By WSJ Staff June 13, 2021 3:00 pm ET The Federal Reserve’s policy meeting highlights this week’s slate of economic news. Tuesday U.S. retail sales are expected to fall

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