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Stimulus update: Pelosi says a deal could be near, but a vote may not come until after the election

1 minute ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . The White House and Democratic leaders...
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A doctor shares what it's like to take part in a vaccine trial

A doctor shares what it's like to take part in a vaccine trial

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hello, Today in healthcare news: A doctor shares her experience taking part in a COVID-19 trial , an inside look at Oscar Health's financials , and the...
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Elijah Cummings has a message for voters ‘from beyond the grave'

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

Elijah Cummings was born to sharecroppers in the Jim Crow South. He spent his life fighting for civil rights and against segregation and went on to become one of the most...
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Biden's K-shaped tax plan: Earners under $400,000 could see tax cuts, but rates could spike to as high as 62% for richer Californians and New Yorkers

Biden's K-shaped tax plan: Earners under $400,000 could see tax cuts, but rates could spike to as high as 62% for richer Californians and New Yorkers

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement High-income earners in states such as California and New York could be hit the hardest from Joe Biden's tax plan if he wins the race for the White...
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JPMorgan says US election odds are narrowing, making a contested result that could hamper stimulus and hurt stocks more likely

JPMorgan says US election odds are narrowing, making a contested result that could hamper stimulus and hurt stocks more likely

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's shrinking lead in betting markets suggests a contested election is becoming more likely, JPMorgan strategists...
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As Online Counterfeiting Threats Grow, A Trio Of Bills Aim To Protect Consumers

22 hours ago   |   Forbes

Congress is considering a slate of legislation designed to protect consumers from being victimized by online counterfeiters. Currently, online marketplaces are not required to...
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The economy will be just fine without more stimulus - but markets could sell off sharply, says one top strategist

The economy will be just fine without more stimulus - but markets could sell off sharply, says one top strategist

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The US economic recovery can continue without fresh stimulus, but the lack of a near-term deal could rankle markets, Seema Shah, chief strategist at...
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Stimulus update: What to expect if the White House doesn't meet Pelosi's 48-hour deadline

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Is it now or never? On Monday...
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Google was just hit with an antitrust lawsuit from the DOJ. Here's what 'antitrust' means and how 'trust-busting' laws attempt to keep the biggest firms in US history from growing too powerful

Google was just hit with an antitrust lawsuit from the DOJ. Here's what 'antitrust' means and how 'trust-busting' laws attempt to keep the biggest firms in US history from growing too powerful

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook were grilled in front of Congress on July 29 over whether they violate antitrust regulations. And on...
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Google is facing an antitrust showdown with the DOJ more than 22 years after Microsoft's watershed case. Here's why the government scrutinized Gates and how it played out for the company

Google is facing an antitrust showdown with the DOJ more than 22 years after Microsoft's watershed case. Here's why the government scrutinized Gates and how it played out for the company

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement More than 22 years ago, Bill Gates facing the situation as Google CEO Sundar Pichai: an antitrust case from the Department of Justice. In May 1998, the...
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Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over...

GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over the next 4 years - see how they compare

Summary List Placement GMC has unveiled the 2022 Hummer EV "supertruck" Tuesday night, the automaker's first fully electric truck, along with three trims that will be available... Read more ...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin & ethereum

PayPal has jumped into the cryptocurrency market and plans to allow its customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin, ethereum and other virtual currencies using their online... Read more ...

6 Wall Street firms now expect Snap's stock to surge more than 37% after...

6 Wall Street firms now expect Snap's stock to surge more than 37% after earnings. Here's what they had to say about the blowout quarter

Summary List Placement "LA just keeps winning," analysts at Stifel said after Snap reported a blowout third quarter earnings report. Despite the initial 25% surge following... Read more ...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40 million Series B to build the 'holy grail' for AI developers

Summary List Placement Anyscale, a startup just launched last year that aims to make distributed computing dead-simple, just raised a new round of funding to build out its... Read more ...

Tesla is reporting earnings this week - here's why analysts predict the...

Tesla is reporting earnings this week - here's why analysts predict the automaker will close in on its first-ever annual profit

Summary List Placement Here's a year-over-year doozy for you: when Tesla reported its third-quarter earnings in 2019 , it was coming off a significant second-quarter loss and... Read more ...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area, Goldman Sachs says

Summary List Placement A "blue wave" in the upcoming presidential election could unleash a $2 trillion stimulus package, and this will not only boost the US, it could also lift... Read more ...

While doing business between 2013 and 2015 Trump paid $188,561 in taxes to...

While doing business between 2013 and 2015 Trump paid $188,561 in taxes to China. He paid $750 in taxes to the US in 2016 and then 2017

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Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021...

Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021, joining other major tech companies

Summary List Placement Amazon has again extended its work-from-home policy, allowing some office-based workers to continue working remotely until June 2021, Bloomberg reported... Read more ...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

Summary List Placement Google is gearing up for an antitrust battle that could revolutionize how tech giants function. On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice filed... Read more ...