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Sept. 22, 2021, 5:00 p.m. EDT

Why the debt limit fight makes Washington a stock-market ‘wild card’

By MarketWatch


The potential for another white-knuckle flirtation with a U.S. default via a debt-ceiling showdown is helping to raise policy uncertainty. The good news, is that rising uncertainty has traditionally been a buying opportunity, says a top Wall Street technician. See full story.

Fed officials say tapering ‘may soon be warranted’ and interest rates rise pencilled in for 2022

Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday said that a tapering of bond-buying "may soon be warranted" and they penciled in a rate hike in 2022, earlier than they had anticipated in June. See full story.

Robinhood doubles down on cryptocurrency with new wallet offering

Over half of Robinhood’s transaction-based revenue came from cryptocurrency trading last quarter. See full story.

Whether the FDA approves a COVID-19 booster shot or not, Pfizer and Moderna have already made their money

It's likely that millions of COVID-19 booster shots will be administered in the U.S. in the coming months, but that doesn’t mean companies like Moderna and Pfizer will report an unexpected revenue windfall this year. See full story.

Facebook stock falls after exec highlights impacts from Apple privacy changes

Shares of Facebook Inc. are falling Wednesday after the social-media company highlighted that 'privacy changes' from companies like Apple Inc. continue to impact advertisers. See full story.


‘She lied about her age and college education, had several past lawsuits, and was in arrears with the IRS for over $30,000.’ See full story.

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