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February 27 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

February 27 COVID-19 Test Results and Vaccinations

2 hours ago   |   Calculated Risk   |   5 articles

SPECIAL NOTE: The Covid Tracking Project will end daily updates on March 7th. From Bloomberg on vaccinations as of Feb 27th. "In the U.S., more Americans have now received at...
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Covid relief bill may trigger $36 billion cut to Medicare, higher student loan fees

8 hours ago   |   CNBC

A $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill backed by Democrats may cause automatic cuts in certain programs like Medicare to control federal deficits.
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Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America

8 hours ago   |   Chron

OMAHA, Neb. - Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a...
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Real Personal Income less Transfer Payments

Real Personal Income less Transfer Payments

10 hours ago   |   Calculated Risk

Government transfer payments increased sharply in January compared to December, and were $2.5 trillion above the February 2020 level. Most of the increase in transfer payments...
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Investments are fueling the evolution of IT services

Investments are fueling the evolution of IT services

11 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

IT service providers need to modernize IT platforms at a time when demand for external IT expertise is on the rise.
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I've helped over 3,000 clients plan elaborate marriage proposals. The most expensive proposal so far was on a private island and cost over $100,000

I've helped over 3,000 clients plan elaborate marriage proposals. The most expensive proposal so far was on a private island and cost over $100,000

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement I've always been someone who likes a challenge. I started my company right after graduating college in 2008, when I was only 22 years old. It wasn't an...
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This Week in Apps: Twitter targets creators, Clubhouse security, Spotify's plans for paid podcasts

This Week in Apps: Twitter targets creators, Clubhouse security, Spotify's plans for paid podcasts

12 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is...
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Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America

13 hours ago   |   Chron   |   4 articles

OMAHA, Neb. - Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a...
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Black and LatinX female founders received record funding last year, but still got less than 1% of total venture funds

Black and LatinX female founders received record funding last year, but still got less than 1% of total venture funds

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement On paper, diverse female founders appear to be killing it. Last year, Black and Latinx women raised $3.1 billion in venture funding - up from $1 billion...
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The US government launched a tip line for VCs and startups to blow the whistle on China. Why isn't Silicon Valley snitching?

The US government launched a tip line for VCs and startups to blow the whistle on China. Why isn't Silicon Valley snitching?

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement For an informant calling in with a hot tip about a potential national security threat, the generic voicemail greeting provides little sense of urgency or...
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3 money management CEOs overseeing more than $150 billion in assets break...

3 money management CEOs overseeing more than $150 billion in assets break down why bitcoin will flourish despite regulatory uncertainty - and explain how the digital currency will continue to mature into the $200k-$400k range

Summary List Placement Is bitcoin entering a bear market? After the digital currency slid from its record high of $58,000 last Sunday to $47,000 as of Friday afternoon, its... Read more ...

Bitcoin's energy use is 'staggering' and a worry for big investors...

Bitcoin's energy use is 'staggering' and a worry for big investors, Kleinwort investment chief says

Summary List Placement Bitcoin uses a "staggering" amount of energy each year, the chief investment officer of Societe Generale's UK private bank said. Fahad Kamal said it... Read more ...

Instagram's most popular financial meme account is run by an anonymous Wall...

Instagram's most popular financial meme account is run by an anonymous Wall Street banker who says these 3 stocks could be the next GameStop

Summary List Placement Instagram's most popular financial meme page is run by a New-York based investment banker in his late 20s. After the Reddit-fueled buying frenzy, he... Read more ...

A CIO who earned up to 90% per trade during last year's crash is now warning...

A CIO who earned up to 90% per trade during last year's crash is now warning of a potential 20% crash in the S&P 500 by the end of March as 10-year Treasury yields continue to rise

Summary List Placement Yields on 10-year Treasury notes have spiked to a one-year high over the last month, rising above 1.5% as COVID-19 cases fall and vaccinations continue... Read more ...

Customers are reporting credit-card payment outages nationwide at...

Customers are reporting credit-card payment outages nationwide at restaurants and stores across the US, including Chick-fil-A and Ikea

Summary List Placement Businesses across the US are accepting cash only as their credit-card payments systems are down. Customers on Twitter reported outages at Ikea , Forever... Read more ...

How Democrats can pass a minimum wage increase to $15 after a major setback...

How Democrats can pass a minimum wage increase to $15 after a major setback from the Senate parliamentarian

Summary List Placement The Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough dealt a significant setback to Democrats' efforts to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour through... Read more ...

All your questions about a third stimulus check, answered

All your questions about a third stimulus check, answered

Summary List Placement A third round of stimulus checks will likely be approved in March. The proposed check would be the largest yet: up to $1,400 per person and $2,800 per... Read more ...

Rocket Mortgage review: Online lender with high customer ratings, but you'll...

Rocket Mortgage review: Online lender with high customer ratings, but you'll need a solid credit score

Summary List Placement Rocket Mortgage is the online mortgage platform under Quicken Loans. You can get a conforming, jumbo, FHA, or VA mortgage through Rocket Mortgage. It has... Read more ...

Personal Income increased 10.0% in January, Spending increased 2.4%

Personal Income increased 10.0% in January, Spending increased 2.4%

The BEA released the Personal Income and Outlays report for January: Personal income increased $1,954.7 billion in January according to estimates released today by the Bureau... Read more ...

MORGAN STANLEY: Buy these 14 infrastructure stocks now as Congress gets...

MORGAN STANLEY: Buy these 14 infrastructure stocks now as Congress gets ready to pass a deal later this year - including 8 that could rise at least 55%

Summary List Placement When another COVID-19 stimulus bill is eventually passed, Democrats in Congress are expected to turn their attention toward healthcare or... Read more ...