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Global markets climb as investors focus on bank earnings and Yellen testimony

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, and welcome back! After a weak showing last week, U.S. futures and global stocks are moving higher this morning as we head into a busy stretch for corporate...
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Biden's Wall Street backers face new threat from Warren

Biden's Wall Street backers face new threat from Warren

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Private equity firms went all out for Joe Biden in the 2020 election, giving his campaign six times more money than they donated to President Donald Trump. That's not going to...
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China's wide income gap holds back consumer spending

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

China is the only major economy to have grown last year but a wide income gap is leading to an unbalanced recovery.
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Yellen urges Congress to do more to fight pandemic recession

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen is calling on Congress to do more to fight a deep pandemic-induced recession, saying the threats of a longer and even worse...
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Poll: What will President Trump be remembered for?

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

What will President Trump be remembered for? Will he be most remembered for facing a second impeachment following the Capitol riot, his economic successes - i.e. helping boost...
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China economy grows in 2020 as rebound from virus gains

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BEIJING - China eked out 2.3% economic growth in 2020, likely becoming the only major economy to expand as shops and factories reopened relatively early from a shutdown to...
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PPP Round 2: How Much, and How to Have It Forgiven

14 hours ago   |   Business

Small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy, and it's no secret that COVID-19 continues to leave a trail of financial despair in its wake. The JPMorgan Chase Small...
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China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

China Says Its Economy, Recovering From The Pandemic, Grew 2.3% Last Year

14 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

China's is likely the only major economy to have expanded in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic gripped the world. (Image credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images)
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A Triangular PPP Hypothesis

14 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract We propose a triangular PPP analytical framework, which is theoretically justified and empirically validated. The mechanisms and channels through which a seemingly...
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China's economy continued to grow last year despite COVID-19 crisis

China's economy continued to grow last year despite COVID-19 crisis

17 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

China was likely the world's only major economy to expand last year even though it was the first to suffer from the coronavirus pandemic, new data show. China's gross domestic...
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Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

Census Bureau director to resign amid criticism over data

His term was supposed to finish at the end of 2021. Read more ...

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California becomes first state to top 3 million coronavirus infections

California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. Read more ...

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $730 million; Mega Millions hits $850 million

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Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

Mets must fire Jared Porter amid sexting scandal: Sherman

If Carlos Beltran had to go for sign stealing last offseason, then Jared Porter has to go now if the facts in ESPN's story are true and the new Mets GM in 2016 sent a barrage... Read more ...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the...

First Lady Melania Trump tweets farewell video as she prepares to leave the White House

Trump called the opportunity to serve as first lady the "greatest honor of my life." Read more ...

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Woman ruled dead in 2017 fights to be declared alive

Jeanne Pouchain has an unusual problem. She's officially dead. The 58-year-old has been trying for three years to prove that she is alive. Read more ...

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with socially distant events nationwide

The nation observed a largely virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

Man allegedly hid inside Chicago airport for 3 months due to fear of coronavirus

A California man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare... Read more ...

State's COVID-19 vaccination rate questioned

State's COVID-19 vaccination rate questioned

Residents continue to question the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination in Massachusetts. Read more ...

Woman Who Stole Pelosi's Laptop May Have Tried To Sell It To Russians, FBI Says

Woman Who Stole Pelosi's Laptop May Have Tried To Sell It To Russians, FBI Says

Riley June Williams breached the Capitol building on Jan. 6 and allegedly directed people to Pelosi's office. Read more ...