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5:11 p.m. April 29, 2021 - By Sadagopa Iyengar
Letter from India: ‘Trucks carrying oxygen cylinders are being waylaid and looted’ ‘We live in mortal fear of COVID-19. Every citizen is at risk from these new variants.’Letter from India: ‘We live in mortal fear of COVID-19. Every citizen is at risk from these new variants.’
7:50 a.m. April 27, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
All of President Biden’s key executive orders — in one chart Memorandums, proclamations, other executive actions also deployed Memorandums, proclamations, other executive actions also deployed As people and markets around the world adjust to having Joe Biden as U.S. president, a key factor is what the veteran Democratic politician aims to accomplish without having to work with Congress.
2:31 p.m. April 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rally at Ellipse that preceded Capitol siege reportedly funded by major Trump campaign donor, aided by Alex JonesAt least five former Trump campaign staffers and a campaign fundraising official worked on logistics for the rally that preceded the Capitol siege, according to an event permit and Federal Election Commission records.
10:53 a.m. April 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Democrats begin long-shot push to expand Supreme CourtA group of congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to add four seats to the Supreme Court, a long-shot bid designed to counter the court’s rightward tilt during the Trump administration and criticized by Republicans as a potential power grab that would reduce the public’s trust in the judiciary.
6:49 p.m. April 1, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
Reddit crew aims to form super PAC in support of retail tradersA growing band of retail traders is coming together to make it clear that they hate Wall Street almost as much as they “like the stock,” perhaps highlighting the growing potency of average investors in a new era of investing.
4:44 p.m. March 24, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Zuckerberg, Dorsey to argue their platforms mirror a fractured society in House hearing ThursdayFacebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter Inc. CEO Jack Dorsey will argue their massive social-media platforms merely reflect the views of a badly fractured society when they and Alphabet Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai are scheduled to testify before a House subcommittee on misinformation on Thursday.
12:51 p.m. March 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Republican Julia Letlow wins House seat in Louisiana special electionRepublican Julia Letlow easily won a Saturday special election for the northeast Louisiana-based U.S. House seat that her husband, Luke, couldn’t fill because of his death from complications related to COVID-19.
5:00 a.m. March 17, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
Uber to label U.K. drivers as workers, provide minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions Uber Technologies Inc. will classify tens of thousands of drivers in the United Kingdom as workers starting Wednesday, meaning they are still not considered employees but will be entitled to a minimum wage, holiday pay and possibly pensions, the company said Tuesday.
4:05 a.m. March 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Tennessee Republicans seek to oust judge who OK'd expansion of absentee voting amid pandemicTennessee Bar Association has come out in strong opposition to the resolution.
7:40 p.m. March 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
House approves massive voting and ethics bill over GOP oppositionHouse Democrats passed sweeping voting and ethics legislation Wednesday over unanimous Republican opposition, advancing to the Senate what would be the largest overhaul of the U.S. election law in at least a generation.
3:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Capitol Police were warned of potential violence before riot, chief saysCapitol Police knew armed extremists were primed for violence at the iconic building on Jan. 6 and even provided officers with assault rifles to protect lawmakers, the acting chief acknowledged Wednesday. But the wild invasion of the Capitol was far worse than police expected, leaving them unprepared to fight it off.
2:00 a.m. Feb. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Election watchdog files federal lawsuit against Iowa group aligned with Sen. Joni ErnstLawsuit seeks a civil penalty against Iowa Values, plus court and attorney fees, and asks that the group be forced to re-register.
11:34 a.m. Feb. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Security officials blame faulty intelligence for Jan. 6 failures at CapitolTestifying for the first time about the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former security officials blamed faulty intelligence for the disastrous failure to anticipate the violent intentions of the mob that invaded the building and interrupted the certification of the presidential election.
5:25 a.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Free Stock Trading Always Came With a Catch Robinhood, Citadel face scrutiny from lawmakers, Uber just lost a big court case, agriculture hit hard by winter storm, and other news to start your day.
11:02 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.
3:20 p.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
Pot Stocks Are Flying High Again. It's Not Just Reddit. Canadian grower Tilray jumped 51% on Wednesday. Sundial Growers jumped 79%. Shares of Aurora Cannabis—a name that’s been popular with retail traders in the past—rose 21%.
4:23 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - Barrons.com
Twitter Earnings Show There Is Life After Trump Senate votes to proceed with Trump’s impeachment trial, Biden meets with CEOs to discuss stimulus package, U.S. gets its first pot IPO, and other news to start your day.
4:10 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
The GameStop Revolt Has Just Begun Online renegades took the investing world by storm. Investors can ignore some of the silliness, but the market may never be the same.
2:47 p.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rally at Ellipse that preceded Capitol siege reportedly funded by major Trump campaign donor, aided by Alex JonesAt least five former Trump campaign staffers and a campaign fundraising official worked on logistics for the rally that preceded the Capitol siege, according to an event permit and Federal Election Commission records.
1:53 p.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Pelosi decries ‘enemy within the House’ and Missouri Democrat moves office as Capitol security is tightenedRep. Cori Bush says she and her staff felt unsafe with office near that of Georgia Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene.
6:12 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Facebook’s Earnings Could Be a Reset for the Stock Investors have plenty of questions for Facebook ahead of its fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday.
4:08 a.m. Jan. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: GameStop Stock Won’t Stop Climbing—and the Risks Are Rising GameStop trading draws attention from state regulator, the global economy is improving, acting Capitol Hill police chief apologizes for security lapses, and other news to start your day.
4:11 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: GE and Other Industrial Stocks Are Jumping After Earnings. Why That’s Great News for the Economy. Moderna tests booster shot for Covid variant, tensions rise in Europe on AstraZeneca vaccine woes, Xi warns U.S. as Biden pushes ahead with Buy American initiative, and other news to start your day.
2:39 a.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - By Home Media
Finding the best Medicare plan for youChoosing the best Medicare plan for your insurance needs is about more than just cost. Find out what to look for in top-rated Medicare plans.
4:07 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The Stock Market Is Falling Because Covid Fears Are Back Senate Democrats reject GOP power-sharing demands, Bitcoin prices plunges, American vaccine effort picks up pace, and other news to start your day.
4:04 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Amazon, Honeywell, and Other Big Businesses Want to Help You Get Vaccinated. Here’s Why. President Biden issues first round of executive orders and sends immigration proposal to Congress, Europe discusses stringent new travel bans, and other news to start your day.
4:13 a.m. Jan. 20, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: Inauguration Day Is Here. What to Know. Inauguration Day is here, Trump grants pardons to Bannon and other allies, Democrat-led Senate prepares for impeachment trial, and other news to start your day.
11:27 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - Barrons.com
Gensler Named New Watchdog of Wall Street Gary Gensler is a former Goldman Sachs partner and Treasury Department official who led the Commodity Futures Trading Commission during President Obama’s administration.
5:01 a.m. Jan. 18, 2021 - By Levi Sumagaysay
We are learning more about diversity at tech companies, but it isn't good newsAs they face continued calls to diversify their workforces, tech companies are increasingly disclosing demographics and pay information, but for the most part those numbers have shown little progress amid high-profile controversies.
12:25 p.m. Jan. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Members of Trump's reelection campaign were behind rally that ignited Capitol riot, records showMembers of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild of the president's grassroots supporters.
4:19 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s 2020 Quiz Winner Gets an Unusually High Score The winner of Barron’s annual quiz posted a score of 15 out of a possible 18. That’s not easy.
6:02 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
QAnon and 'Stop the Steal' rioters will be in a world of hurt as the law crashes down on themStorming the Capitol was a next-level event, revving up the country's national-security forces.
4:14 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The Apple Car Chatter Is Back—and It’s Helping Everyone Except Apple Pence won’t invoke 25th Amendment, Inauguration Day plans take shape, U.S. moves to pick up the slow pace of vaccinations, and other news to start your day.
7:42 a.m. Jan. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
Trump Says Remarks Before Capitol Riot Were ‘Totally Appropriate’ Here’s what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
4:34 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Toomey becomes second Senate Republican to call for Trump's removal from officePennsylvanian Pat Toomey joins Alaska's Lisa Murkowski in openly calling for Trump's term to end immediately. His advice to the president: "Resign and go away as soon as possible."
11:27 a.m. Jan. 7, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Joe Scarborough drops F-bomb on live TV and calls for Trump’s arrest after Capitol riots MSNBC hosts Scarborough and Joy Reid condemned Capitol Police response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protestsThe MSNBC host condemned the Capitol Police’s response, contrasting it with tighter security surrounding Black Lives Matter protests
2:59 p.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Republican effort to overturn election creates huge rift in partyThe extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden's win and keep President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy.
7:32 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Ranks of Republicans planning challenge to Biden's election grow — drawing intraparty rebuke from Romney, Sasse, Murkowski, ToomeySasse, Toomey, Romney and Murkowski go public with views that fellow Senate Republicans led by Cruz and Hawley risk subverting faith in elections and undermining a central precept of American democracy.
7:54 a.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Therese Poletti
Regulating Big Tech will be hard, and California is proving itAs technology companies have grown from dot-com upstarts to the most powerful entities in America, U.S. legislators have done virtually nothing to establish new laws that regulate the companies and their products, even as negative effects ripple throughout society daily.
7:51 a.m. Jan. 2, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Big Tech has an antitrust target on its back, and it is only going to get bigger"The threat of antitrust enforcement is almost as effective as enforcement," says Matthew Cowan, a general partner at venture-capital firm Next47.
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