Month: July 2021

Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images It can literally pay to get a Covid vaccine in some places. Across the country, many states are offering lottery prizes to boost the number of residents who inoculate themselves against the virus. If you are among the winners, just don’t forget the taxman. “Generally, when people
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People exit the headquarters of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, D.C., May 12, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters The Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday it will now require additional disclosures from Chinese companies seeking a listing on U.S. stock exchanges, following Beijing’s intensified crackdown on oversea share issuance. “In light of
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When Jeff Bezos thanked Amazon customers for essentially paying for his first trip to space, he apparently wasn’t talking to Oliver Daemen, the Dutch teen who joined the billionaire on Blue Origin’s inaugural passenger spaceflight. That’s because the 18-year-old Daemen says he’s never actually ordered anything on Amazon before. Daemen, who became the youngest person
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Cavan Images | Cavan | Getty Images Covid-19 prompted many women to leave the workforce. That’s because many women were forced to choose between working and taking care of their children and families amid a pandemic often opted for the latter. The difference in earnings and career prospects can be seen immediately. And it could
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Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images The IRS began issuing another 1.5 million tax refunds this week to people who received unemployment benefits in 2020. That adds to the nearly 9 million refunds, worth about $10 billion, the agency sent since May. Funds delivered by direct deposit this week started hitting bank accounts on Wednesday, and
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In this article QSR-CA Jose Cil, CEO of Restaurant Brands International, speaks during an interview with CNBC on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., November 6, 2019. Brendan McDermid I Reuters Restaurant Brands International on Friday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street’s expectations, fueled in part by strong growth
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General Motors (NYSE: GM) is scheduled to report its fiscal Q2 2021 results on Wednesday, August 4. We expect GM to beat the consensus estimates for revenues but fall slightly short on earnings. The company has reported better than expected earnings figures in each of the last four quarters while revenue was better than market
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President Joe Biden wants Congress to extend the eviction moratorium, but he hasn’t extended student loan relief for millions of student loan borrowers. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans Biden is calling on Congress to extend the federal eviction moratorium, which prohibits landlords from evicting tenants who don’t pay rent during the Covid-19
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