Live Updates: Stock Market, Target Earnings Report and Volvo

Here’s what you need to know: Target reported that its fourth-quarter sales increased nearly 21 percent.Credit…Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters Target’s sales continued to climb in the fourth quarter, surpassing analysts estimates, as … Read More

Powell Testifies as Focus on Economic Pain Persists: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Video On Tuesday, the Federal Reserve chairman, Jerome Powell, will testify on the Monetary Policy Report, a semiannual report, before a virtual hearing of … Read More

With Mardi Gras parade canceled, floats find a new home

By Annie Flanagan And Akash Rabut NEW ORLEANS – Sunset flows through warehouse windows, where René Pierre engages float props from Styrofoam, carefully adding details of dozens of decorations for … Read More

Company Earnings Could Show How Detached Stocks Are From Reality: Live Updates

Here’s what you need to know: Tesla is among the giants reporting earnings this week.Credit…An Rong Xu for The New York Times Every three months, corporate America gives investors a … Read More

The races are digital, and so are advertisements, but the money is real

It takes longer than gasoline to run a racecar. It requires money. And money requires sponsors. And sponsors need audiences who expect them to become customers. Which became a problem … Read More