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4:33 a.m. June 12, 2021 - By Alan M. Jacobs,
Media coverage of the economy ignores the plight of most Americans Reporting on GDP or the stock market gives a distorted picture because it leaves out how the benefits are distributed. Or not.
3:30 a.m. June 11, 2021 - Barrons.com
Angeles Wealth’s Jon Foster: Ugly Surprise Stalks Advisory Industry The CEO of $2.2-billion Angeles Wealth Management says fee compression could imperil a third of independent advisory firms. He also explains how his L.A. practice can grab a slice of the New York City market.
11:21 a.m. June 9, 2021 - By Harriet Edleson
No license, no problem --- check out these options for seniors who no longer driveNot driving shouldn't keep you from living a meaningful life
12:19 p.m. June 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Financial Planning Pioneer Ric Edelman Steps Away from Edelman Financial Engines Edelman will remain on the board, but is stepping down as chairman of the $270 billion firm he started with his wife 35 years ago.
9:57 a.m. June 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Ric Edelman on His Second Act, Crypto, and Why He's Leaving the Firm He Founded The iconic advisor talks with Barron’s about what’s next for him, clients, and the financial planning profession.
4:01 p.m. June 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dies at 84Richard Robinson, who as the longtime head of Scholastic Inc. shaped the reading habits of millions of young readers through such bestsellers as J.K. Rowling's “Harry Potter” novels and through a wide range of educational materials, reading clubs and book fairs, has died. He was 84.
8:09 a.m. June 6, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Here’s what employers are NOT allowed to do to entice workers to get COVID-19 vaccinations Companies are turning to all kinds of proverbial carrots --- free doughnuts, cash, paid time off and free rides --- to persuade workers to get the COVID-19 vaccination.
8:50 a.m. June 5, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Winner of Ohio vaccine lottery says $1 million prize ‘pushed me over the edge’ to get a COVID shot‘I kept hemming and hawing about it,” said Vax-a-Million winner Jonathan Carlyle
6:49 a.m. June 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
America's Students Deserve Real Pathways to Success Models already exist to get every American high schooler on a path to a good job. It's time to use them.
3:41 a.m. June 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
For Environmental Advocate, It’s Already Been a Good Year Ceres CEO Mindy Lubber is pleased with the progress on the climate front, from the Paris agreement to Chevron stockholders calling for deeper emission cuts.
12:13 p.m. June 2, 2021 - By Howard Gold
Standardized tests increased minority admissions in California, but state universities dropped them anywaySATs and ACTs helped thousands of minority and low-income applicants get into UC who otherwise wouldn't have using grades alone.
5:19 a.m. June 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
A Loophole Makes '529' Plans Good Wealth Transfer Tools. Here's How to Use Them. Looking for a way to transfer wealth to the next generation but still want the option of yanking it back if you change your mind? Consider a “529” education-savings plan, financial pros say.
1:02 p.m. May 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Private equity firm founder gets 2 months in prison for ACT cheat schemeThe founder of a private equity firm who paid $40,000 to have someone secretly correct his daughter's ACT exam answers was sentenced Thursday to two months in prison for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme.
12:56 p.m. May 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Is Ready to Tee Up $6 Trillion Budget Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
10:54 a.m. May 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Democrats push bill allowing college athletes to organize, collectively bargainCollege athletes would have the right to organize and collectively bargain with schools and conferences under a bill introduced Thursday by Democrats in the House and Senate.
7:09 a.m. May 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Ohio announces first $1 million Vax-a-Million lottery winnerA southwestern Ohio woman won the state's first $1 million Vax-a-Million vaccination incentive prize, while a Dayton-area teen was awarded the first full-ride college scholarship offered by the program, the state announced Wednesday night.
5:08 a.m. May 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why the Market Needs Meme Stocks Right Now HSBC pulls out of U.S. retail banking, Ford announces $30 billion commitment to electric vehicles, climate activism gets a couple of victories against major oil companies, and other news to start your day.
3:42 p.m. May 26, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Ohio sees COVID vaccination rate soar 45% since announcing Vax-A-Million lotteryEach week, adult Ohioans who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose will enter a random drawing to win a million dollars.
6:14 a.m. May 26, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Millions of George Floyds ‘It’s become a perfected art of demonizing Black men’‘It’s become a perfected art of demonizing Black men.’
5:51 p.m. May 25, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Why are ‘Karens’ so angry? Such incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern lifeSuch incidents have not gone away. Instead, they’ve become another depressingly ubiquitous feature of modern life.
2:00 a.m. May 24, 2021 - Barrons.com
Colleges Don't Take Companies Seriously. Students Miss Out. I'm a college president. Student's aren't my only 'customers.' Businesses are too.
10:41 a.m. May 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
The New Value Hunters, and the Stocks They Love As value stocks emerge from their 15-year slump, it’s become increasing hard to be a true, deep-value manager. Here are seven managers to watch, and how they view value in today’s environment.
7:58 a.m. May 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
12 Investment Picks From Our ESG Roundtable Experts Putnam’s Katherine Collins, Brown Advisory’s Karina Funk, and Jon Hale of Morningstar survey the sustainable-investing landscape and offer some bold predictions. Why AMD, Etsy, and Square fit the bill.
7:14 a.m. May 20, 2021 - By Bill Bischoff
Do you have to pay taxes on withdrawals from 529 college-savings plans? Here's how to avoid an unpleasant surpriseTax Guy answers FAQs on the popular 529 college savings account plans.
4:11 a.m. May 20, 2021 - By Eleanor Laise
Shareholders fight to rein in risk by demanding transparency into public companies' political spending Decade-long push to reveal corporate political spending gains fresh momentum in 2021.
4:21 a.m. May 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Bitcoin Won’t Stop Dropping AT&T to merge media assets with Discovery, businesses and states vary on dropping mask requirements, Amazon union vote in spotlight, and other news to start your day.
8:26 a.m. May 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
Is it ethical for cruise lines, venues, schools or Broadway to restrict entry to people not vaccinated against COVID-19? Are vaccine holdouts ‘pathologically narcissistic’ or exercising their civil rights? And do private businesses have the right to refuse them? The Moneyist weighs inAre vaccine holdouts ‘pathologically narcissistic’ or exercising their civil rights? And do private businesses have the right to refuse them? The Moneyist weighs in.
8:08 a.m. May 13, 2021 - Barrons.com
Jobless Claims Set a New Pandemic Low for Fifth Straight Week Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
5:22 p.m. May 12, 2021 - By Mike Murphy
Ohio to give away $1 million prizes, college scholarships in vaccination lotteryOhio will end its pandemic restrictions on June 2, and will give away $1 million prizes and college scholarships as an incentive to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19.
5:51 a.m. May 8, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Gig work could change under Biden's Labor secretary. Here's how With Marty Walsh at the helm of President Joe Biden's worker-friendly administration, labor experts and worker organizers are feeling cautiously optimistic.
11:59 a.m. May 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
With Bravery and Integrity, Abe Briloff Exposed Shady Accounting Briloff’s detective work exposed the accounting tricks used by well-known companies in the late 1960s.
4:23 a.m. May 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Merrill Lynch’s John Cate: How 2020 Shook Up the Retirement-Plan Market Barron’s second-ranked advisor in Indiana explains how his team, which already oversees $18 billion of assets, is pressing its advantage in the institutional space.
8:10 p.m. May 6, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms won't seek re-electionAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city’s second Black woman executive who months ago was among those President Joe Biden considered for his running mate.
11:06 a.m. April 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Doing the NFL Draft in Style! Peek Inside the $17M Malibu Mansion Rented by the L.A. RamsForget about the NFL Draft. Let’s submit our top pick for draft headquarters.
7:52 p.m. April 29, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
QBs go 1-2-3 in NFL draft: Trevor Lawrence to Jags, Zach Wilson to Jets, Trey Lance to 49ersIn what has been billed a “quarterbacks draft,” at least for the first round, quarterbacks were chosen in the first three picks of the NFL draft on Thursday night for the first time since 1971.
5:19 p.m. April 28, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Biden’s first speech to Congress: full textHere is the text of President Joe Biden’s speech, as prepared for delivery to Congress on Wednesday night, as released by the White House.
9:31 a.m. April 27, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Unionized workers are 'less unhappy' than non-union workers --- how fear plays a big roleA new study on the effects of union membership comes after a high-profile defeat for organized labor at an Amazon factory.
4:05 a.m. April 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
UPS Is a Reopening Winner, Too HSBC profit jumped 79% on improved global recovery prospects, Tesla earnings beat expectations, but investors want to hear about production, and other news to start your day.
3:51 a.m. April 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Online Education Buoyed Pearson Earnings. Here's What Investors Could Learn The education and publishing giant is in the midst of a massive transformation led by its new CEO, a former Walt Disney executive.
4:16 a.m. April 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
What Doge Day Means for Crypto Facebook enters the social audio space, Apple is likely to launch new iPads today, Biden continues to lobby for infrastructure package, and other news to start your day.
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