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Trump’s threat to veto $900 billion Covid relief bill puts major climate legislation at risk

Trump's threat to veto $900 billion Covid relief bill puts major climate legislation at risk

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images President Donald Trump‘s opposition to a $900 billion coronavirus aid package overwhelmingly passed by U.S. lawmakers late Monday jeopardizes the first significant climate change legislation to win congressional approval in about a decade. Trump has threatened to veto the stimulus bill, which includes $600 direct checks …

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Treasury yields climb after Trump threatens to derail stimulus bill

Coronavirus vaccine creates market winners and losers

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Wednesday after President Donald Trump suggested he may not sign a long-delayed coronavirus relief package.  The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note climbed to 0.921%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was slightly higher at 1.655%. Bond yields move inversely to prices. Trump on …

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Covid relief bill includes about $8 billion for vaccine distribution

Covid relief bill includes about $8 billion for vaccine distribution

Boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Mississippi, U.S. December 20, 2020. Paul Sancya | Reuters The $900 billion coronavirus relief package agreed to by lawmakers allocates $8 billion to $9 billion to fund vaccine distribution, at least …

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