Month: March 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen laid out a three-pronged agenda on Wednesday to address what she described as ongoing threats to the nation’s financial system. Those threats include both disruptions that occurred early in the Covid-19 pandemic as well as more recent developments regarding hedge funds. Presiding over the Financial Stability Oversight Council, which she now
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President Joe Biden, ‪with Vice President Kamala Harris,‬ speaks after a meeting with his Covid-19 Response Team at the White House on March 29, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Joe Biden on Wednesday is unveiling his latest plan to boost the post-coronavirus economy — a $2 trillion infrastructure package called the American Jobs Plan.
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The 3 acre Northern California estate where “White Christmas” crooner Bing Crosby and his family once lived has just hit the market for $13.75 million. Exterior of 101 Robin Road, Hillsborough, CA Dennis Mayer | OMARSHALL Real Estate Built in 1930, the English Tudor-style residence is just under 10,000 square feet with 10 bedrooms and
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Three ICEYE satellites, the trio of silver cube-like spacecraft visible near the top of the stack, on SpaceX’s Transporter-1 mission in January 2021. ICEYE Finnish satellite imagery firm ICEYE continues to expand its business in the U.S., announcing Wednesday that it signed $50 million in contracts last year for its services while hiring multiple new
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In this article LULU Pedestrians wearing protective masks walk past a Lululemon store in San Francisco, California, on Monday, March 29, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Lululemon on Tuesday reported revenue and profit for the holiday quarter that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by the athletic apparel maker’s online business, and double-digit
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Pascal Broze | Getty Images Social Security and other federal beneficiaries who do not normally file tax returns can expect their $1,400 stimulus payments to be issued this weekend, the IRS and Treasury Department said on Tuesday. The majority of the payments will be sent electronically and received on April 7, the government agencies said.
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Robert Daly | Getty Images The Biden administration is expanding an existing pause on student loan interest and collections to include more than 1.1 million borrowers who are in default, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. The borrowers, whose defaulted loans are part of the Federal Family Education Loan program, were ineligible for the
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In this article VIACP TME 9888-HK VIPS DISCA CSG.N-CH 8604.T-JP A massive margin call affected a little-known family office last Friday, incurring billions of dollars in losses for certain banks involved and jolted the overall volatility in the broader market. Archegos Capital Management’s leveraged bets in ViacomCBS blew up and ignited a whopping $20 billion wave
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