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10:12 a.m. March 8, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
'This is a significant amount of money': COVID-19 relief bill would send nearly $170 billion to schoolsGrade schools and colleges will have access to the funds if the bill passed by the Senate becomes law.
1:00 a.m. March 8, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Biden's progressive agenda will harden post-pandemic social divisionsDemocrats will spend a lot of money, but the economic and political problems that divide this nation will fester
4:12 p.m. March 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Warren’s Wealth Tax Could Be Good for Investors A modest recurring fee would incentivize stewards of large fortunes to look for high-returning investments, create a market in shares of privately held companies, and improve data available to investors
4:46 a.m. March 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
We should tax billionaires' wealth to help pay for pandemic recovery Elizabeth Warren's bill would levy a small tax on billionaire fortunes. It could raise billions for recovery—and help protect our democracy.
11:29 a.m. March 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bond investors will have a stormy 2021 and the Fed might consider hiking rates by early 2022. But hyperinflation? NopeAfter the gigantic government stimulus to offset the impact of COVID, the economy is likely to only revert to its 2019 trends.
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.
6:37 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Meera Jagannathan
'Asian-American businesses are dealing with two viruses': Reeling from racist incidents, many are hurting financially during COVID-19Almost a quarter of employed Asian Americans work in hospitality and leisure, retail, or 'other services' industries like personal care.
4:28 a.m. March 1, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Small businesses benefit when wages riseAn increase in the minimum wage would increase consumer spending—and business revenue- by billions of dollars.
1:00 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Raise the minimum wage to $12 an hourRaising the minimum wage over several years to $12 an hour would have fewer adverse consequences than boosting it all the way to $15.
6:11 p.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Meera Jagannathan
COVID-19 has put ‘financially vulnerable’ Americans on even shakier footingHouseholds making less than $30,000 a year are over twice as likely as those making more than $60,000 to report a decline in their personal finances.
8:06 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
Billionaire philanthropy is a ‘PR scam,’ says CEO who raised his workers’ minimum pay to $70,000'In reality, the amount [billionaires] donate is a fraction of what they would pay if their tax rates were in line with the working class,' Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price told MarketWatch.
5:07 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Progressive hopes for a radical SEC agenda face a unicorn problemDemocratic hopes of an activist financial regulatory agenda will have to contend with the growing importance of private companies that are not subject to most reporting requirements, and experts say for new financial regulations to have the widest impact, the SEC will have to move to greatly expand the universe of firms required to follow its most stringent regulations.
11:47 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Democrats press case for SEC action on climate change, income inequalityHouse Democrats assembled a panel of experts to make the case that U.S. financial regulators must take bold action to combat climate change, economic and racial inequality because of the "fundamental threat" these forces pose to America's financial system during a hearing before the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets Thursday.
3:18 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Big Tech is swallowing the rest of Silicon ValleySilicon Valley's deepening descent into wealth inequality is particularly stark when comparing Big Tech with the San Francisco Bay Area's small businesses.
3:16 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
Some tech workers are leaving San Francisco. They won't be missedMany tech workers able to work from home have moved out of San Francisco, but are not going far. While San Francisco's economy could suffer temporarily, it's not the end of the City by the Bay, and is unlikely to spell its end as a tech epicenter.
12:00 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Big Tech is swallowing the rest of Silicon ValleySilicon Valley's deepening descent into wealth inequality is particularly stark when comparing Big Tech with the San Francisco Bay Area's small businesses.
9:28 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Retirement income security for everyone (RISE) raises many questions Is there really a free lunch?Is there really a free lunch?
7:04 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Despite surging stocks and home prices, U.S. inflation won't be a problem for some time Baseball stadiums, conference halls and amusement parks are being used for mass COVID vaccinations, likely underscoring how far the nation needs to go before significant inflation takes hold.
8:37 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
Jeff Bezos, Mike Bloomberg and an NBA legend were among America’s biggest donors to charity in 2020Philanthropists gave large gifts to meet basic needs, including hunger and homelessness.
4:06 a.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies In a year marked by a pandemic, recession, and social unrest, companies found their conscience—and shareholders benefited.
10:02 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Opportunity in America starts with fixing the internet, says social investing pioneerInvestors are looking to root out inequity in America, not just combat climate change, says John Streur, CEO of Calvert Research and Management, an early investor in sustainable and social finance.
6:51 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Dave Ramsey is against stimulus checks because 'if $600 or $1,400 changes your life, you were pretty much screwed already'The radio host drew outrage on Twitter for overlooking systemic inequality and the pandemic's impact on people’s finances
9:43 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Stimulus checks are so 19th Century: Give Americans automatic, electronic cashRecurrent, direct payments should be a permanent part of the U.S. recession-fighting arsenal
5:03 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Leslie Albrecht
Will Jeff Bezos's philanthropy provide a 'halo effect' for Amazon? Critics say yes.5 questions worth asking as the retail giant's founder steps down as CEO and focuses on charitable giving
4:09 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How to nearly eliminate the tragedy of childhood poverty, while also boosting the economy A social insurance program for children could dramatically reduce child poverty in the U.S., as Social Security has done for elderly poverty.
7:24 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Protein Providers Set for Beefed-Up Profits, Analyst Says Stephens analyst Ben Bienvenu boosted his rating on Sanderson Farms, Tyson Foods, and Pilgrim’s Pride to Overweight from Equal Weight.
7:19 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Watch: Norway and Ford respond to Will Ferrell’s GM Super Bowl adA couple of humorous videos try stealing the thunder from GM’s electric vehicle challenge
8:43 a.m. Feb. 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Biden Stock Market Won’t Be Like the Trump Market Savita Subramanian, Bank of America’s widely followed strategist, points to opportunities in financials, energy, industrials, and health care.
11:48 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Lawrence A. Cunningham
Reddit and Robinhood army fights with 'grievance capital' to break Wall Street's elite wallU.S. financial system inequities sow the seeds of investor rebellion.
9:09 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
This Chrissy Teigen tweet is threatening the relatability that's made her rich Chrissy Teigen's 'tone deaf' $13,000 bottle of wine story has refueled the wealth gap debate
5:37 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Community colleges and their students were already vulnerable. Then the pandemic hitEnrollment at community colleges typically grows during a recession. This downturn, it's plummeted.
4:41 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
To fix the economy and give workers a chance, Biden should replace the job-killing tax code President Biden's economic proposals do not yet go far enough to address a major fault line in the tax code: the excessively favorable treatment of capital income.
9:47 a.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
How the COVID-19 pandemic can be the push forward that the planet needsJust as people band together against a virus, we can fight environmental and social ills.
3:00 p.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Tackling the Wealth Gap Isn’t a Single Challenge, But Many Interconnected Ones Inequality has ben a problem for years, but now its been made far more visible by the pandemic. The solutions are systemic and come from many fields, from heath care to housing to finance.
2:29 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
ETF Wrap: Sons of anarchy and dividends of aristocratsETF Wrap is a briefing of what investors need to know about the exchange-traded fund sector, including exclusive commentary and interviews on the industry from MarketWatch
9:58 a.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - Barrons.com
Grappling With the Wealth Gap Leaders offered solutions at Barron's online event, "The Wealth Gap: Solutions Today for a Better Tomorrow."
8:47 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
The Bill Gates plan to prevent future pandemics: global alerts and ‘germ games’ Bill and Melinda Gates’s annual letter tackles pandemic preparedness and ‘immunity inequality’ in distributing vaccinesBill and Melinda Gates’s annual letter tackles pandemic preparedness and ‘immunity inequality’ in distributing vaccines
7:28 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Wealth Gap How Inequality in Housing Contributes to the Growing Wealth Gap—and What Can Be Done Covid-19 has laid bare income and wealth inequality in the U.S. Unequal access to housing threatens to drive the gap wider.
6:14 a.m. Jan. 25, 2021 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Americans are more likely to go on shopping sprees when the stock market is rising --- why that's a bad thing'A 10% rise in stock prices is associated with a rise in average spending of just under 1%,”'according to a report published by the JPMorgan Chase Institute.
3:42 p.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - Barrons.com
Welcome to the Roaring ’20s, but Maybe Not for Stocks, Our Experts Say The 10 investment pros on the Barron’s Roundtable see the U.S. economy growing 4% to 6% this year as Covid is defeated. But lofty valuations could limit the market’s gains. Plus, 9 picks from Bill Priest and Meryl Witmer
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