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SEC investigating Tesla over whistleblower's solar-cell allegationsThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into Tesla Inc. that touches at least in part on the company’s solar-cell activity.
1:40 p.m. Dec. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bob Dole, longtime senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 98Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued U.S. Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.
3:48 a.m. Dec. 2, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Crypto exchanges 'thought they could throw a fastball' by the SEC, but enforcement is coming, Chairs Gensler, Clayton warnBipartisan agreement is hard to come by in Washington, but there's little daylight between Democrat Gary Gensler and his predecessor as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Republican Jay Clayton, on the issue of cryptocurrency regulation.
8:21 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - By Joseph S. Nye
It's not too late to exert human control over artificial intelligence, this book arguesKissinger, Schmidt and Huttenlocher say the promise of AI to improve our lives is profound, but there are many dangers in letting the machines decide for us.
5:01 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Gordon Brown
The world must plan now if we hope to prevent another pandemic as deadly and destructive as COVID-19We need the financing, the organization and the binding commitments to ensure universal and equitable health care.
1:32 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - Barrons.com
Moderna CEO Issues Omicron Warning, Variant Clouds Inflation Outlook: Barron’s Daily Omicron variant increases uncertainty over inflation, FTC asks retailers and product companies for supply-chain details, Twitter gets a new CEO as Jack Dorsey steps down, and other news to start your day.
1:00 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Republicans should force Biden to spend less in coming debt-ceiling showdown Instead of agreeing to extend the debt ceiling so Democrats can spend more, the GOP should stand firm for responsible fiscal policy.
9:01 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Workers' paradise? Portugal's new teleworking law takes flakPortugal's new law on working from home makes the European Union country sound like a workers' paradise.
7:10 a.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
US sues to halt sugar merger, says it would harm competitionThe U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to block a major sugar manufacturer from acquiring its rival, arguing that allowing the deal would harm competition and consumers.
12:32 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
The Reddit Apes are pleased that Jay Powell is sticking around at the FedPowell's renomination goes over big on social media, where the accommodative central banker is a very popular fellow.
1:34 a.m. Nov. 18, 2021 - Barrons.com
Nvidia Posts Strong Earnings, Biden Rides an Electric Hummer and Tackles Higher Gas Prices: Barron’s Daily White House spending billions for Covid-19 drug manufacturing, AstraZeneca says preventive antibody reduces risk by 83%, Biden wants oil industry examined amid gas-price spike, and other news to start your day.
10:35 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - Barrons.com
Chobani Could List Its Shares in December Chobani, the yogurt maker, made public the prospectus for its pending initial public offering.
10:10 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil logs lowest finish since early October as Biden administration seeks ways to tamp down pricesOil futures dropped on Wednesday to their lowest settlement since early October, as President Joe Biden seeks ways to lower the price of gasoline for U.S. consumers.
9:38 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Oil futures settle at lowest since early OctoberOil futures , settling at their lowest level since early October. Prices fell sharply following a that said the U.S. and China discussed the possible release of oil from their reserves to help lower international oil prices, during a summit between U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping earlier this week. Biden, meanwhile asked the possible illegal practices that are contributing to rising gasoline prices. Oil failed to find support even as data from the a weekly decline of 2.1 million barrels in U.S. crude inventories, the first weekly decline in four weeks. December West Texas Intermediate oil dropped $2.40, or 3%, to settle at $78.36 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the lowest front-month finish since Oct. 7, FactSet data show.
5:31 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Biden again asks FTC to look into whether illegal practices are contributing to rising gasoline pricesPresident Joe Biden on Wednesday asked Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan in a letter to immediately "consider whether illegal conduct is costing families at the pump," as he said there's "mounting evidence of anti-consumer behavior by oil and gas companies." Biden wrote that "prices at the pump have continued to rise, even as refined fuel costs go down and industry profits go up." Wednesday's letter comes after the White House and directed the FTC at that time to look into whether illegal practices were contributing to a rise in gasoline prices .
2:33 p.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Biden's choice for Justice antitrust post, Jonathan Kanter, wins Senate approvalPresident Joe Biden’s choice to lead enforcement of competition laws at the Justice Department has won Senate approval as his administration pursues action against outsized market power it has condemned in several industries, including Big Tech, health care, airlines and agriculture.
4:01 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
5 takeaways from the COP26 climate summit investors need to knowWith the ball advanced at the conclusion of the COP26 global climate summit, investors will smartly reassess green energy and clean technology opportunities, as well as the adaptability of the traditional fossil-fuel giants.
1:28 a.m. Nov. 11, 2021 - Barrons.com
Musk Sells $5 Billion of Tesla, Disney and Beyond Meat Drop on Earnings: Barron’s Daily Beyond Meat’s shares fall after disappointing outlook, Disney stumbles on tepid streaming subscriber growth, Opendoor stock is rising because revenue took off, and other news to start your day.
4:34 a.m. Nov. 10, 2021 - By Victor Reklaitis
Biden wants to ‘reconnect communities' cut off by interstates — this infamous Baltimore highway shows what's at stakeAdvocates who favor tearing down or redeveloping highways that cut off neighborhoods decades ago have been encouraged this year, as Democratic-run Washington's spending proposals have included money for "reconnecting communities." Baltimore's "Highway to Nowhere" might see redevelopment, decades after it displaced Black residents.
10:20 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Biden antitrust adviser Tim Wu says a 'supermajority of American citizens' support crackdown on monopoliesPresident Joe Biden has made promoting competition and fighting monopoly power a major priority in his first year in office, and the administration is just getting started, according to a speech by Tim Wu, special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy.
9:31 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
European Commission president says Belarus is engaged in hybrid attack against EU as Polish border standoff continuesEuropean Union accuses Belarus President Alexander Lukashenka of using migrants from the Middle East and elsewhere as pawns in an attack against the bloc in retaliation for sanctions imposed on his authoritarian government for a brutal internal crackdown on dissent.
5:03 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - By Joseph E. Stiglitz
Why Fed Chair Jerome Powell must goThe leader of the Federal Reserve should be more worried about jobs, inequality and the destabilizing effects of climate change and monopolization
1:41 a.m. Nov. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Robinhood, Bitcoin, and the Stock Market ‘Melt-Up’: Barron’s Daily Robinhood discloses security breach and extortion attempt, Bitcoin and Ether hit record highs, U.S. ends pandemic travel ban for 33 countries, and other news to start your day.
8:40 a.m. Nov. 4, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
SEC's Gensler warns securities lawyers: Don't 'help paper over the cracks' of client misconduct Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler warned securities lawyers that the regulator will take a tough stance on issuers and market participants who try to skirt financial-market rules or impede SEC investigations, in a Thursday speech to the Securities Enforcement Forum.
3:45 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
U.S. vs. China on climate change --- what investors need to knowInvestors should monitor whether ongoing competition between the world's two largest economies and its two greatest polluters --- China and the U.S. --- will be constructive or destructive in their efforts to slow global warming, as well as the health of portfolios tied to the environmental efforts of these giants.
8:30 p.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - Barrons.com
Here’s a Tech Small-Cap That Can Compete With Big Tech A patent victory and steady growth are reasons to turn up the volume on Sonos.
5:26 a.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
US, EU say deal on steel tariffs will help on climate changeA new U.S. and European Union trade agreement would crack down on “dirty steel” that produces carbon emissions that are blamed for climate change.
4:40 a.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Fund managers are tossing out their losers. Here are the bargains investors might not want to miss.Our call of the day from Macro Tourist's Kevin Muir finds treasures in the stocks that fund managers are cutting from their portfolios as the year winds down.
9:19 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021 - By Wallace Witkowski
GlobalFoundries IPO: 5 things to know about the chip company going public in a semiconductor shortageGlobalFoundries Inc. is billing itself as the largest silicon wafer supplier not dependent upon China and Taiwan in an initial public offering planned during a global semiconductor shortage, but that doesn't mean the business will be U.S.-controlled --- nor profitable.
5:06 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Crypto Use Is Taking Root in Emerging Markets Crypto is expanding in countries like Cambodia, Nigeria, and El Salvador through user-friendly exchanges and from governments rolling out digital currencies.
5:16 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Crypto entrepreneurs have engaged in regulatory 'arbitrage' to avoid oversight, says SEC's GenslerU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler encouraged crypto entrepreneurs to seek to comply with U.S. financial and banking regulations, placing special emphasis on the need for oversight of stablecoins, or digital assets that seek to maintain a peg to the U.S. dollar.
11:11 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Facebook to pay fine to settle suit claiming it discriminated against U.S. workersFacebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department’s allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill high-paying jobs.
3:37 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Jeremy Grantham is right that there's a bubble, this strategist says. Why right now is a good buying opportunity for stocks.Just because assets are inflated doesn't mean it's time to get out.
1:37 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin Is Jumping. A Futures ETF May Finally Be Here. The Securities and Exchange Commission is reportedly set to allow the first U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF to begin trading next week.
7:00 a.m. Oct. 14, 2021 - By MarketWatch
This couple retired 2 years ago on about $27,000 a year. Here’s how that’s goingJoan and Steve Reid planned to retire happily by slashing their spending after moving from New York to less-costly Florida in 2019. Here's what happened.
12:03 p.m. Oct. 12, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Slain reporter's family takes on Facebook over violent videoThe family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death.
11:04 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Mexico unveils its plan to shutter private power plantsMexico’s president presented details on Monday of a proposal that is likely to squeeze out hundreds of private power generating plants and may provoke complaints under the Mexico-U.S.-Canada free trade accord known as the USMCA.
4:38 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021 - Barrons.com
Washington Is Rewriting the Rules on Wall Street It has been decades since federal policies have been sweeping enough to affect the economy and markets for years to come. Here’s how the pros are navigating.
12:11 p.m. Oct. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Constitutional court rules Polish laws have domestic supremacy over European Union'sDecision viewed as likely to embolden the country's right-wing government and further aggravate an already strained relationship with the EU.
3:19 a.m. Oct. 6, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
Facebook whistleblower to Senate: company 'amplifies division, extremism, and polarization'Facebook has a 'system that amplifies division, extremism, and polarization... In some cases, this dangerous online talk that has led to actual violence that harms and even kills people,' whistleblower Frances Haugen said in an opening statement early Tuesday.
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