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Biden Seeks to Juice Economy as Congress Spars Over Stimulus

11 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

President Joe Biden is discovering the limits of his power to boost the world's largest economy on his own, as congressional opposition to his sweeping stimulus plan hardened...
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In first days, Biden flashes action as deep problems loom

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to break sharply with his...
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Moderate Republican senators signal opposition to Biden's economic rescue package, jeopardizing speedy passage of $1,400 stimulus checks

Moderate Republican senators signal opposition to Biden's economic rescue package, jeopardizing speedy passage of $1,400 stimulus checks

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion economic rescue package ran into opposition from moderate Republican senators in recent days, imperiling the odds of...
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Biden Moves on Virus and Climate, Trump Trial Set: Weekend Reads

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

U.S. President Joe Biden wasted little time in breaking with the policies of his predecessor, Donald Trump, with initiatives on everything from the economy and the coronavirus...
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US stock market bubble may pop soon after Wall Street's coronavirus bonanza, Bank of America warns

US stock market bubble may pop soon after Wall Street's coronavirus bonanza, Bank of America warns

16 hours ago   |   RT

The second-largest US lender, Bank of America, has warned that the “extreme rally” seen after the market crash triggered by the pandemic formed a bubble in asset prices, and it...
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The Economy Aboard The International Space Station

1 day ago   |   NPR

For astronauts living at the International Space Station, money is practically useless. There's nowhere to spend it. Instead astronauts developed a functioning barter economy.
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Biden: US Economy is in 'a national emergency'

Biden: US Economy is in 'a national emergency'

1 day ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

On Friday, President Joe Biden signed a pair of executive orders that were meant to offer a quick dose of economic relief to an economy still being hammered by the coronavirus.
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New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

1 day ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Here's why New Yorkers need to get a whole lot more coronavirus vaccine: the economy is in the tank. New York State shed 1 million jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020...
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Amsterdam Is Embracing a Radical New Economic Theory to Help Save the Environment. Could It Also Replace Capitalism?

Amsterdam Is Embracing a Radical New Economic Theory to Help Save the Environment. Could It Also Replace Capitalism?

1 day ago   |   Time

One evening in December, after a long day working from home, Jennifer Drouin, 30, headed out to buy groceries in central Amsterdam. Once inside, she noticed new price tags. The...
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Biden's economic chief Deese warns of ‘very serious economic hole'

Biden's economic chief Deese warns of ‘very serious economic hole'

1 day ago   |   New York Post

WASHINGTON - President Biden's top economic advisor sounded the alarm over the US economy on Friday, warning: “Without decisive action, we risk falling into a very serious...
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Larry King was known for interviewing celebrities and politicians, but he...

Larry King was known for interviewing celebrities and politicians, but he also had some unforgettable interviews with business leaders. Here's a roundup

Summary List Placement Emmy-winning broadcaster Larry King may be known for his interviews with major celebrities and politicians, but the television legend also interviewed... Read more ...

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham says Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham says Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan will make the stock market bubble even worse

Summary List Placement Jeremy Grantham reiterated his stock market bubble concerns in a recent Bloomberg interview. He said Biden's $1.9 stimulus package will make the bubble... Read more ...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with...

The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging Trump with incitement to the US Senate on Monday

Summary List Placement The House will transmit the article of impeachment charging former President Donald Trump with incitement of an insurrection on the US Capitol to the US... Read more ...

New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

New York lost 1 million jobs in 2020 due to COVID-19

Here's why New Yorkers need to get a whole lot more coronavirus vaccine: the economy is in the tank. New York State shed 1 million jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020... Read more ...

Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have...

Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

Summary List Placement Hundreds of National Guard troops from among the thousands who deployed to the nation's capital after the violent riots earlier this month have tested... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll throw $100 million into carbon capture tech. VCs...

Elon Musk says he'll throw $100 million into carbon capture tech. VCs including Vinod Khosla told us these 4 startups are leading the way

Summary List Placement By way of a simple 11-word tweet , Tesla chief Elon Musk said Thursday he's donating $100 million to develop a prize for the "best" carbon-capture... Read more ...

Logitech fizzles despite revealing 85% sales growth in latest earnings

Logitech fizzles despite revealing 85% sales growth in latest earnings

Summary List Placement Logitech stock traded down on Friday despite a strong earnings report for the holiday quarter. The Swiss-American manufacturer of computer peripherals... Read more ...

Twitter suspends Iran's supreme leader over a threatening post of Trump...

Twitter suspends Iran's supreme leader over a threatening post of Trump golfing as an ominous aircraft flies overhead with the words 'revenge is inevitable'

Summary List Placement Twitter suspended the account of Iran's supreme leader after he threatened former President Donald Trump over the killing of a top Iranian military... Read more ...

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr reportedly dropped $30 million on a mansion in...

Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr reportedly dropped $30 million on a mansion in Paris

Summary List Placement Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and his wife, the model Miranda Kerr, dropped $30 million on a mansion in Paris, according to The New York Post's Mary K... Read more ...

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

Biden prepares executive orders aimed at combating hunger, protecting workers

President Joe Biden will sign two executive orders on Friday aimed at fighting hunger, protecting American workers and providing economic relief to families whose jobs and... Read more ...