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An exterior view of the Oracle Field Office at Wilson Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia, October 18, 2019. Tom Brenner | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Oracle – The tech company’s shares slid more than 3% after Oracle’s first-quarter revenue missed expectations. The company reported sales of $9.73 billion, which was
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Los Angeles County Regional Food Bank workers help with food distribution in Willowbrook, California on April 29, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has pushed an additional 31 million people worldwide into dire poverty, reversing global progress on eliminating poverty by four years, according to the Bill and
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House Ways and Means Committee ChairmanRep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., (left) and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas. Chip Somodevilla | Getty Images News | Getty Images House Democrats on Monday revealed a package of tax hikes on corporations and the rich without President Joseph Biden‘s proposed levy on inherited property at death, according to an outline
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BartekSzewczyk | iStock | Getty Images With attention in Congress on infrastructure and a new budget, discussions about student loan cancellation seem to be on the shelf. And despite the pressure some Democrats have put on President Joseph Biden to wipe out the debt through executive action, he has expressed mostly hesitancy about doing so.
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Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images House Democrats proposed a slew of changes to retirement accounts for the rich on Monday, part of a re-structuring of the tax code tied to a $3.5 trillion budget plan. Taken together, Democrats’ reforms aim to erode the use of retirement accounts as a perceived tax shelter for
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Self-awareness is an important workplace trait — and, as CNBC’s Shepard Smith says, a potentially double-edged sword. “I am not here to be your token,” Smith recently said at the Association of LGBTQ Journalists 2021 National Convention. “I don’t want to be the gay journalist, I want to be the journalist who is gay.” Smith,
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UpperCut Images | UpperCut Images | Getty Images Student athletes and their parents have likely heard that the NCAA has opened the door to allow collegiate athletes the ability to profit off their name, image and likeness. The NCAA policy, which took effect in July 1, will allow college athletes and recruits to make money
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A tourist boat passes cowboy statues along Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Canal. Western heritage is a big draw in Oklahoma’s capital. Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau Ready to head out on vacation after the long pandemic-era drought — but not looking to go broke in the process? Online airport parking platform ParkSleepFly has ranked the
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FatCamera | E+ | Getty Images It’s a situation that appears incongruous: Congressional Democrats want to expand Medicare’s benefits while a trust fund that supports the program is facing insolvency. Indeed, some Republican lawmakers have seized on that looming problem as a reason to oppose a proposal to add dental, vision and hearing coverage to
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In this article BYND Vegan chicken quick-serve restaurants like San Antonio, Texas-based Project Pollo are aiming directly at Chick-fil-A and its fried chicken sandwich as the plant-based meat industry rises against one of fast-food’s recent best-selling menu items. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images In an iconic scene from 1970’s film “Five Easy Pieces,” a
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