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For FinTech Magnates: Digital Dollars for the Poor, Exponential Profits for the Rich

55 minutes ago   |   MintPress News

In a virtual conference hosted by The New York Times, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen gave her nod of approval to the idea of “sovereign digital currencies” to solve the riddle...
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Dow closes at record high as Powell signals Fed to remain accommodative

Dow closes at record high as Powell signals Fed to remain accommodative

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at record highs on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Powell signaled that the Fed will continue to remain...
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Marijuana legalization gets first Republican sponsor in Pennsylvania

Marijuana legalization gets first Republican sponsor in Pennsylvania

3 hours ago   |   WTAE   |   2 articles

A Republican senator from Erie says regulating marijuana can improve public safety while raising money for the state treasury and boosting the economy in Pennsylvania.
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The bond market rout has brought the worst start to the year for fixed income investors in 6 years

The bond market rout has brought the worst start to the year for fixed income investors in 6 years

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Bond markets are suffering the worst start to the year since 2015, as investors sell off their debt holdings. The Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse index has...
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Treasury yields fall ahead of Fed Chair Powell's second congressional testimony

13 hours ago   |   CNBC

U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday morning, ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's second speech on the economy later that day.
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Mnuchin Expected To Start Investment Fund Backed By Middle East Nations He Visited As Trump's Treasury Secretary

1 day ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The move could add to scrutiny of ties between the Trump administration and private businesses.
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Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning an investment fund backed by Persian Gulf wealth funds, report says

Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning an investment fund backed by Persian Gulf wealth funds, report says

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to launch an investment fund backed by sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf, the Washington Post...
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Biden Nominee Open to Using Trump-Era Order to Punish China

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden's nominee to be Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's No. 2 indicated the U.S. is open to using a Trump-era investment ban to punish Beijing for violating...
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What the Bond Market Is Telling Us About the Biden Economy

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A recent rise in interest rates hints that a recovery is on the way, but it could also mean harder choices ahead on spending.
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Janet Yellen's policies have caused the greatest wealth inequality in history, investor tells Keiser Report

Janet Yellen's policies have caused the greatest wealth inequality in history, investor tells Keiser Report

1 day ago   |   RT

Max Keiser talks to Mitch Feierstein of PlanetPonzi.com about the non-stop money printing in the United States and the new “financial type” of oligarchy. “We've got a...
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Tiger Woods' girlfriend Erica Herman spotted visiting him at the hospital

Tiger Woods's girlfriend Erica Herman was spotted paying her beau a visit at the hospital Wednesday as the golf pro recovers from emergency surgery on his legs following a... Read more ...

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GameStop spikes 104% in late-day surge as buying frenzy resumes

Summary List Placement GameStop shares more than doubled in the final 30 minutes of trading on Wednesday as the buying frenzy that sent the stock skyrocketing to new heights in... Read more ...

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Moderna just laid out its booster shot strategy to fight new coronavirus variants

Summary List Placement The NIH will soon begin testing a new booster shot for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine that could better protect people against an emerging variant, according... Read more ...

Second half of Celtics 2020-21 schedule released by NBA

Second half of Celtics 2020-21 schedule released by NBA

Boston's basketball team will play at least one more game on WCVB-Channel 5. Read more ...

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Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney clash over support for...

Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Liz Cheney clash over support for Trump at a press conference

Summary List Placement Simmering divisions within Republican leadership were exposed yet again on Wednesday when GOP leaders were asked during a press conference whether former... Read more ...

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Marijuana legalization gets first Republican sponsor in Pennsylvania

Marijuana legalization gets first Republican sponsor in Pennsylvania

A Republican senator from Erie says regulating marijuana can improve public safety while raising money for the state treasury and boosting the economy in Pennsylvania. Read more ...