Tech Stocks, Omicron Concerns Pull Stock Markets Down

Tech Stocks, Omicron Concerns Pull Stock Markets Down

Major U.S. indexes gave up their strong early gains and turned lower, setting them on track to finish a bumpy week on Wall Street with losses. The S&P 500 lost around 1%, dragged down by shares of tech companies. The index rallied Thursday despite uncertainty about the Omicron variant’s potential impact on the global economy. … Read more

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh Dies of Cancer at Age 41

PARIS—Virgil Abloh, the U.S. designer who championed streetwear and hip-hop culture in luxury fashion as one of the industry’s most prominent Black executives, died on Sunday, according to a post on his Instagram account. He was 41 years old. The cause was cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare and aggressive cancer. Mr. Abloh was diagnosed more than … Read more

Virginia’s Dirty Trick, Dark Money and Sen. Whitehouse

Virginia’s Dirty Trick, Dark Money and Sen. Whitehouse

Nov. 7, 2021 1:15 pm ET Your editorial identifies Lauren Windsor as a co-conspirator in the Lincoln Project’s attempt to fan the flames of racism and deceive voters in Virginia’s gubernatorial contest (“A Dirty Campaign Trick in Virginia,” Nov. 1). Ms. Windsor is executive director of American Family Voices, a “dark money” nonprofit that has … Read more

Stock Futures Fall After Apple, Amazon Earnings

Stock Futures Fall After Apple, Amazon Earnings

U.S. stock futures declined after quarterly reports from Apple and Amazon.com showed that supply-chain problems and tight labor markets are hitting even some of the biggest corporate winners of the pandemic. Futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.5% Friday, indicating that the broad market index would pare recent gains after the New York opening bell. … Read more