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Stockholder Warning: What Congress' Agenda Could Mean For Investors

5 hours ago   |   Forbes

Investors had better watch out-Congress is back in town!
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4 reasons the Democratic push for a huge infrastructure package will be tougher than the stimulus scramble

4 reasons the Democratic push for a huge infrastructure package will be tougher than the stimulus scramble

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Congress is returning from a two-week Easter recess and now it's set to tackle other parts of President Joe Biden's legislative agenda. Likely the...
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White House grades states' infrastructure as it pushes bill

19 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he's sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure, but the White House is also highlighting needed repairs and upgrades...
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A top Biden advisor says the White House doesn't need GOP support in Congress for infrastructure package to be bipartisan

A top Biden advisor says the White House doesn't need GOP support in Congress for infrastructure package to be bipartisan

23 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Summary List Placement A top White House advisor said that President Joe Biden's multitrillion-dollar infrastructure plan doesn't need Congressional Republican support to be...
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55 progressive groups urge Biden to go big on 'family-friendly care infrastructure'

55 progressive groups urge Biden to go big on 'family-friendly care infrastructure'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The first $2.3 trillion part of the infrastructure package President Joe Biden unveiled on March 31 included some elements related to care-economy...
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Jerome Powell says Fed is doing lots of work on a digital dollar as policymakers warily eye China's digital yuan

Jerome Powell says Fed is doing lots of work on a digital dollar as policymakers warily eye China's digital yuan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has said the US central bank is working hard on researching a potential digital dollar, as nervousness grows in...
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Mitch McConnell tends his legacy 8,000 miles away

Mitch McConnell tends his legacy 8,000 miles away

1 day ago   |   Politico

He reshaped the federal judiciary. He made history as the longest-serving Senate GOP leader. But Mitch McConnell has unfinished business more than 8,000 miles from the halls of...
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Trump predicts that the GOP will retake Congress in 2022 and the White House in 2024

Trump predicts that the GOP will retake Congress in 2022 and the White House in 2024

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump on Saturday expressed optimism that Republicans would regain control of the House and Senate in the 2022 midterm elections...
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Paul Gosar is the GOP's under-the-radar hardcore culture warrior

Paul Gosar is the GOP's under-the-radar hardcore culture warrior

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Mainstream Republicans desperately want to believe that the QAnon-supporting Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and the performative handgun-toting Rep. Lauren...
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After Amazon: Labor tries to regroup in wake of Alabama loss

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Despite the strongest public support and the most sympathetic president in years, the American labor movement just suffered a stinging defeat - again. Amazon...
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Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer...

Veterans of color say video of police pepper-spraying a Black Army officer shows that not even a military uniform is protection from police violence

Summary List Placement A video of police officers holding a uniformed Black US Army soldier at gunpoint and pepper spraying him during a traffic stop in Windsor, Virginia is a... Read more ...

Will Smith Pulls Film Out Of Georgia, Ignoring Post-Reconstruction Era...

Will Smith Pulls Film Out Of Georgia, Ignoring Post-Reconstruction Era Lessons In His Docuseries ‘Amend'

Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua pulled their movie out of Georgia in protest of the state's new voting law. Described as a big-budget slave thriller, “Emancipation” was... Read more ...

Moderna and Pfizer shares climb after CDC calls for pause in use of J&J...

Moderna and Pfizer shares climb after CDC calls for pause in use of J&J COVID-19 vaccine

Summary List Placement Shares of Moderna and Pfizer climbed on Tuesday after the CDC called for the pause in use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. The call from the CDC... Read more ...

Market wizard Marsten Parker averaged a compound annual return of 20% over...

Market wizard Marsten Parker averaged a compound annual return of 20% over 20 years trading stocks. He breaks down the quant-based investing systems he used to beat the S&P 500 for 2 decades

Summary List Placement Marsten Parker isn't your average investor. In fact, Parker beat the market for 20 out of 22 years of his investing career, often by double digits, using... Read more ...

Archegos chief Bill Hwang donated huge amounts of Amazon, Netflix, and...

Archegos chief Bill Hwang donated huge amounts of Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook stock to his private foundation. Those gifts would be worth $950 million today

Summary List Placement Bill Hwang donated Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook shares to his private foundation. The Archegos chief's Grace and Mercy Foundation cashed them in for... Read more ...

Siri says the date of Apple's next launch event is April 20

Siri says the date of Apple's next launch event is April 20

Summary List Placement Apple's voice assistant Siri has revealed the company's next launch event will take place on April 20. MacRumors first reported that after asking Siri... Read more ...

Bitcoin soars to record high of over $63,000 ahead of impending Coinbase IPO

Bitcoin soars to record high of over $63,000 ahead of impending Coinbase IPO

The price of the world's most popular digital asset, bitcoin, surged to a new all-time high of $63,191 on Tuesday, just a day before one of the world's top cryptocurrency... Read more ...

The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin...

The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin says, as Russia amasses troops at Europe's border

Summary List Placement Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Tuesday that the US will station 500 more troops in Germany. He said that this would "strengthen deterrence... Read more ...

US futures hover near record highs as investors nervously await key US...

US futures hover near record highs as investors nervously await key US inflation data

Summary List Placement US stock futures hovered near record highs as investors waited for key inflation data. Bitcoin soared to a new all-time high above $62,000 ahead of... Read more ...

The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine...

The UK economy grew 0.4% in February - but analysts say a rapid vaccine rollout should now power speedy growth

Summary List Placement The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, data showed on Tuesday, starting what analysts expect to be a rapid rebound for the country from last year's deep... Read more ...