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VALERIE MACON | AFP | Getty Images People who collect Social Security are about to see bigger checks. The cost-of-living adjustment in 2022 will be 5.9%, the Social Security Administration said Wednesday. The bump, which will help beneficiaries keep up with rising costs due to inflation, is the largest increase in about 40 years. The
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10’000 Hours | DigitalVision | Getty Images As Congress wrangles over many proposals within the Build Back Better reconciliation bill, one section holds the promise of addressing the anxiety millions of American workers, retirees and their families feel about their retirement security. To that point, Congress needs to focus on the retirement provisions included in
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In this article BAC Bank Of America CEO Brian Moynihan is interviewed by Jack Otter during “Barron’s Roundtable” at Fox Business Network Studios on January 09, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski | Getty Images Bank of America is scheduled to report third-quarter earnings before the opening bell Thursday. Here’s what Wall Street expects:
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Carrier aircraft VMS Eve takes off from Spaceport America in New Mexico, carrying spacecraft VSS Unity on July 11, 2021. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic is delaying the beginning of its commercial space tourism service to fourth quarter 2022, with the company on Thursday announcing a reorganization of its development and test flight schedule. The space
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Last week’s stock market rise produced exciting breakouts, including a Dow Theory bull market signal as both key Dow Jones Averages (Industrial and Transportation) made important rises simultaneously. While neither reached an all-time high, both made important interim highs. These gains seemingly reversed their lower-highs/lower-lows downtrends. The three graphs below show last week’s favorable actions.
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — As Theranos’ troubles were mounting in 2014, the blood-testing start-up hired a dermatologist with no board certification in laboratory science or pathology to become
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In this article WBA Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday exceeded Wall Street’s expectations for fiscal fourth-quarter earnings, as the company saw a surge in demand for Covid-19 vaccines amid a growing number of employer mandates. Shares were up more than 2% early Thursday in premarket trading. The drugstore chain
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Pittsburgh Penguins center Evan Rodrigues (9) has a break away and Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save during the NHL Hockey match between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins on October 12th, 2021 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL. Andrew Bershaw | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images The National Hockey
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In this article COIN Grandbrothers | iStock Editorial | Getty Images Kenny Schachter, an art dealer, columnist for Artnet and self-proclaimed nonfungible tokens evangelist, believes that the digital works could eclipse the traditional art market within five years. This month cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase and the auction house Sotheby’s, which has been around since 1744, both
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Over the last several blogs, we have opined that the pandemic hasn’t changed the economy’s potential growth path. The chart shows GDP growth rates beginning in the mid-1990s (with the Atlanta Fed’s +1.3% Q3/2021 forecast). The horizontal line shows a 2% growth level. Note that the left-hand side of the chart shows much higher growth than the right-hand
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Former President Bill Clinton Adam Jeffery | CNBC Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized on Tuesday evening to receive treatment for a non-Covid related infection, according to his spokesman. Clinton’s spokesman Angel Urena said late Tuesday that the former president was admitted to UC Irvine Medical Center in California. “He is on the mend, in
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In 2020, Swedish oat milk brand Oatly became the world’s first plant-based company to enter into a sustainability-linked loan agreement (SLL). Today, an SLL – that incentivises sustainability performance by having flexible interest rates linked to sustainability outcomes – is more popular than a green loan and is fast becoming an essential ingredient of a
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Fizkes | Getty Images The Department of Labor wants to reverse a Trump-era policy that restricts 401(k) plans and other retirement savings vehicles from offering environmental, social and governance-focused assets, known as ESG, investing options. Values-based assets have become increasingly popular, with investors funneling $51.1 billion of net new money into ESG funds in 2020,
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After an absence of over eighteen months, I made it across the Channel to the UK. Such has been the barrage of Brexit bad spirit from political marauders like David Frost and tales of fuel, labour and food shortages, not to mention rising COVID cases, have been so apocalyptic that I worried I might not
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The holiday island of Bali reopened to tourists from select countries Thursday in what Indonesian authorities have called a “baby steps” approach to resuming international travel. Indonesia closed its borders to foreign travelers some 18 months ago. Vaccinated tourists from 19 countries — including China, India, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand, as well as
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Yesterday, Coinbase released a Digital Asset Policy Proposal that includes a vision of a regulatory environment for digital assets, including a new designated federal regulator for cryptocurrency. Faryar Shirzad, the new Chief Policy Officer at Coinbase who joined as of May of 2021, is the author of the document and previously co-led Government Affairs for
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Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Perrier Jouet 1874 Source: Christie’s WASHINGTON – An exceptionally rare bottle of Champagne is headed to auction. Christie’s London will auction a collection of vintage Champagne from Perrier-Jouet on Dec. 2 and 3. Among the cuvees stands an 1874 vintage of Perrier-Jouet Brut Millesime that is expected to fetch up
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