Americans say they trust major companies like Clorox, Amazon, and Publix to keep the country going during the pandemic more than they trust the government

Americans say they trust major companies like Clorox, Amazon, and Publix to keep the country going during the pandemic more than they trust the government

Clorox, Amazon, and Publix landed in the top five of a ranking of corporate reputations released by The Harris Poll and Axios on Thursday. The report, which included the polling of more than 34,000 American adults, said that people had very positive views of companies that rose to the challenges of COVID-19.In fact, 76% of those…

Amazon is reportedly facing a new antitrust investigation into its online marketplace led by the FTC and attorneys general in New York and California (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly facing a new antitrust investigation into its online marketplace led by the FTC and attorneys general in New York and California (AMZN)

The Federal Trade Commission and attorneys general from New York and California have opened a new antitrust investigation into Amazon’s online marketplace, Bloomberg reported Monday.The agencies will coordinate on the probe and plan to interview witnesses starting in the next few weeks, according to the report.Amazon has come under fire over potential anti-competitive behavior in recent…

Anthem’s pharmacy benefit manager snapped up pharma startup Zipdrug

Anthem’s pharmacy benefit manager snapped up pharma startup Zipdrug

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here.Anthem’s newly created pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), IngenioRx, snapped up data-driven pharmacy startup Zipdrug to offer its on-demand medication…

Dow slips 361 points, Nasdaq hits record as tech rally fights against virus fears

Dow slips 361 points, Nasdaq hits record as tech rally fights against virus fears

US equities erased early gains and closed mixed on Thursday as fears of spiking virus cases overshadowed better-than-expected jobless-claims data. Unemployment-insurance claims last week declined to 1.3 million, the Labor Department announced on Thursday. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had expected a reading of 1.38 million. Walgreens shares tanked after the company reported a $1.7 billion…

Dow slips 220 points as spiking COVID-19 cases dent economic-reopening hopes

Dow slips 220 points as spiking COVID-19 cases dent economic-reopening hopes

US equities slid on Tuesday as spiking COVID-19 infections across the nation revived fears of a lengthy economic downturn. A new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development described the virus’s labor-market fallout as “far worse than” that seen during the financial crisis. Economic-reopening plays including airlines and cruises tumbled. Oil fell, with…

Coronavirus: ‘When will this Covid curse be finished?’

Coronavirus: ‘When will this Covid curse be finished?’

Around one million Rohingya Muslims are estimated to live across 34 refugee camps in the area of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh – the world’s largest concentration of refugees. Of those, it’s believed around 40,000 are aged 60 and above, with many suffering chronic health issues like diabetes, cardiovascular problems and respiratory conditions. But what happens…

Coronavirus: ‘Lego helped me get out of bed’

Coronavirus: ‘Lego helped me get out of bed’

A woman who was furloughed from her job said Lego helped her to get out of bed.Charlotte Tyrer, 25, was working as an events sales executive for a hotel in Nottingham before she was placed on furlough because of the Covid-19 pandemic.The fine art graduate has created more than a dozen portraits of celebrities, including…