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Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

June 10, 2021

Category: Energy, Industries

The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office. Calgary-based […]


Biden tax proposal in focus at Group of 7 ministers’ meeting

June 3, 2021

Category: News

U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposals for deterring tax avoidance by multinational companies will be a major theme Friday when finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies start talks on economic cooperation in London. Biden’s push for a global […]


State support for higher ed ticked up 2.9% in fiscal 2020, report finds

May 26, 2021

Higher ed appropriations per FTE student increased in 41 states and Washington, D.C. in fiscal 2020. Despite a steady increase in state support, inflation-adjusted appropriations are still 6% below levels seen in 2008. States have been recovering at different rates. […]


News

US job openings surge to record 9.3 million in April

June 8, 2021

Via: ABC News

U.S. employers posted a record 9.3 million job openings in April with the U.S. economy reopening at break-neck speed. The number of job openings soared 12% from the 8.3 million counted in March. But employers hired just 6.1 million, up […]


Capital, Finance Tech

US investors reported over $50 million in losses from crypto scams to the Federal Trade Commission in the first quarter

June 7, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

US consumers reported $52.6 million in losses from crypto scams to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the first quarter of this year. The figures represent a roughly 80% increase from the fourth quarter of 2020 when consumers reported $29.3 […]


News

G7 nations announce their support for a global corporate minimum tax rate of 15%

June 7, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

On Saturday, the finance ministers from G7 nations announced their support for a global corporate minimum tax of 15%, which would require companies to pay at least a 15% rate in each country they operate in. It represents one of […]