Stock Futures Slide on Tax Concerns

U.S. stock futures edged lower Friday as some investors grew concerned that President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan could lead to higher taxes. Futures tied to the S&P 500 fell 0.3%, indicating the benchmark index may decline for a second day. Contracts tied...

Opinion | Europe Already Snubs Joe Biden

While Joe Biden says he’ll work with U.S. allies to confront China, the allies get a say too. The European Union’s opening statement isn’t encouraging. After years of talks, China and the EU agreed in principle to the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) in the...