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11:59 p.m. March 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Can we keep Medicare from being insolvent by 2024?The coronavirus lurks behind another looming crisis: Medicare is projected to become insolvent in just three to five years from now. What does this mean and what can be done?
9:40 a.m. March 7, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
'They can’t coerce the states into doing anything:' Biden does NOT have the power to enforce in-person learning at K-8 schools --- here's whyThe federal government can provide money to re-open schools, but it's states and districts who ultimately decide whether to reopen.
9:38 a.m. March 7, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
DeVos appointee who oversaw America's student loans resigns --- Biden education secretary pledges to ease student-debt burdenMark Brown's resignation came after calls for new leadership from Senator Elizabeth Warren and borrower advocates.
9:35 a.m. March 7, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Student loan servicer Navient illegally deceived borrowers, judge findsBorrowers and their parents and grandparents were among those who suffered when Navient violated a state consumer protection law, the court ruled.
3:52 a.m. March 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Senate Democrat Joe Manchin to dominate the Sunday showsGuest lineups for the Sunday news shows.
10:12 a.m. March 5, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Biden administration confirms it's hiring Big Tech critic Tim WuThe White House on Friday announces that prominent Big Tech critic Tim Wu is joining its National Economic Council, with the move following reports last week that said the Biden administration would hire him.
9:51 a.m. March 5, 2021 - By Lawrence A. Cunningham
These savvy investors were ESG-friendly long before it was fashionableESG principles reflect long-term, company-specific thinking and shareholder interests.
9:35 a.m. March 4, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. COVID death toll above 518,000 as Biden adds voice to outrage at Texas and Mississippi for reopeningThe U.S. death toll from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 518,000 on Thursday, as President Joe Biden added his voice to a chorus of outrage over Texas and Mississippi's decision to reopen their states for business, just as declining case numbers are stalling and public health experts are urging Americans to stick with safety measures.
3:10 a.m. March 4, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Lies, disinformation and conspiracy theories are increasingly being embraced as acceptable political strategy, AP investigation findsA faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that is spreading quickly through GOP ranks fueled by algorithms that boost extreme content.
5:30 a.m. March 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Vernon Jordan, activist and former Clinton adviser, has died at 85Vernon Jordan, who rose from humble beginnings in the segregated South to become a champion of civil rights before reinventing himself as a Washington insider and corporate influencer, has died, according to a statement from his daughter. He was 85.
3:11 a.m. March 2, 2021 - By Paul Brandus
Political gerrymandering is bad news for the economyWatch the coming redrawing of congressional districts.
8:40 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Meme stocks, crypto and student loans: what to watch for at SEC, CFPB confirmation hearings President Biden will have the opportunity to force profound changes on the American corporate sector on Tuesday morning, when his picks to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will participate in confirmation hearings before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.
4:35 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
$15 minimum wage won’t make it into Biden’s $1.9-trillion COVID-19 relief bill — lawmakers have other ideas'Democrats are unanimous that they want to raise the minimum wage. The question is, what level and how fast?'
4:29 a.m. March 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The One Trade Agreement Biden Should Sign Up For Now America doesn't have a monopoly on good ideas to govern the digital economy.
1:48 p.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Can I still get COVID-19 even after I'm vaccinated?The emergence of new variants means vaccinated people may still shed and spread the coronavirus to other people, vaccinated or otherwise.
8:37 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Lawrence A. Cunningham
These 15 companies are run in a Warren Buffett-like wayIf the Berkshire Hathaway CEO was much younger, he'd feel comfortable running one of these.
5:39 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Should you buy a vacation home as a place to retire?Six factors to consider before buying a second home.
7:45 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Global COVID cases top 113 million as FDA committee meets to vote on J&J vaccineThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 113 million on Friday, amid a flurry of positive vaccine news and as a regulatory advisory committee gathered to review Johnson & Johnson's vaccine candidate for a possible emergency use authorization.
5:25 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Consumer sentiment improves slightly in late February, but Americans still have big doubts about the economy Americans are still unsure how rapidly the U.S. economy will recover from the pandemic and restore millions of jobs that have been lost even as the rate of vaccinations speeds up, a new survey showed. The final reading of consumer sentiment in February inched up to 76.8 points from 76.2, but it is still 25 points below it precrisis peak.
3:35 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Ecuador's democracy should not be derailed by false claims of election fraudLike Trump, the loser in Ecuador's presidential election saw his early lead vanish as all the votes were counted.
8:19 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Fate of federal $15 minimum wage rests in hands of Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonoughCharged with determining whether Senate independent Bernie Sanders and Democratic leader Chuck Schumer are correct that a minimum-wage hike qualifies to be addressed in a bill passed by a bare majority under budget-reconciliation rules.
6:38 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Jaimy Lee
Only 50 people are known to have contracted COVID-19 more than once — but new strains have medical experts on high alertIt’s very rare for someone to get infected with COVID-19 a second time, but the few confirmed cases of reinfection tell us that immunity to the virus isn’t guaranteed and vaccines could become a regular part of our medical care going forward.
4:22 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire in ‘an area like the Berkshires, but warmer’ --- where should we go? The search for 'an upscale retirement area with lots of hiking, biking, great restaurants and culture.'
3:00 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Uneven Covid Recovery Is Widening Racial Wealth Gap Black Americans have the lowest participation rate in the stock market in more than 20 years, according to a study by Ariel Investments and Schwab.
4:07 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
America's excessive government spending must stopIn his final commentary, George P. Shultz warned of grave economic and national-security risks from excessive government spending and borrowing.
12:24 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Callum Keown
7 reasons to buy the dip in stocks as bond yields climb, strategist saysStocks are under pressure at the start of the week, as bond yields rise on hopes a global economic recovery is around the corner.
3:04 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
These hospitals gave wealthy donors early COVID-19 vaccinations --- and they each gave novel excuses for doing so ‘It’s indefensible,’ said one bioethics expert.
11:57 a.m. Feb. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden administration poised to dramatically ramp up coronavirus vaccinationsThe act of delivering injections will soon be the dominant constraint, and it's prompting the Biden administration to push to dramatically expand the universe of those who will deliver injections and where Americans will meet them to get their shots.
9:25 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
The verdict is in on short-sellers of stocks: They greatly benefit all of us Short-selling, which has become controversial because of the GameStop saga, keeps company management honest and improves stock-price efficiency.
7:31 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
I’m looking for a cannabis-friendly red-leaning state with no state income taxes -- where should I retire on $60,000 a year?Put me near water, plus a state or national park -- but not too close to California or in three other states.
5:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Elon Musk's carbon footprint looks modest by billionaire standards --- but then he doesn't own a yachtThe "winner" is Roman Abramovich, and Bill Gates is middle of the pack.
7:30 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - By Lawrence A. Cunningham
When activists try to seize corporate control, these shareholders come to the rescueQuality Shareholders support management with 'validation capital.'
6:07 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
UN chief joins WHO in slamming rich countries for hogging COVID vaccinesThe head of the United Nations has sharply criticized developed countries for hogging COVID-19 vaccines and called for a global effort to get all people in all countries vaccinated as soon as possible.
7:50 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rush Limbaugh, ‘voice of American conservatism,’ has died at 70Rush Limbaugh, the talk radio host who ripped into liberals, foretold the rise of Donald Trump and laid waste to political correctness with a merry brand of malice that made him one of the most powerful voices on the American right, died Wednesday. He was 70.
7:01 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Marijuana mystery? Fewer older employees file workers' compensation claims in states where cannabis is legalized'Once marijuana becomes legal for recreational use among adults, many people use it for medicinal purposes,' researchers found.
5:43 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
We owe it to our grandchildren: 2 ways to make a differenceA former CEO of AARP talks about how we can make a difference in the lives of others and make significant contributions to solving the world's major social problems.
11:34 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By William Watts
All three major U.S. stock indexes end week at new records before President's Day holiday MondayU.S. stocks ended slightly higher Friday, booking back-to-back record finishes for all three major equity benchmarks.
10:00 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
Minimum Wages Have Already Jumped—With Minimal Costs The evidence so far suggests that higher low-end wages would be positive for the economy.
9:50 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. COVID vaccine program enters new phase as feds deliver jabs directly to drug store chains The U.S. vaccine program will enter a new phase Friday when the federal government starts to deliver doses directly to drugstore chains and pharmacies, in an effort to get more jabs into arms as new variants of the virus continue to spread.
9:50 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Lawrence A. Cunningham
Why Buffett's shareholder letter is required reading for investors — and other CEOsBuffett's clear, candid views about Berkshire Hathaway and business has drawn many fans and quite a few emulators.
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