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Finance Tech, Trading

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

August 3, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended higher Tuesday as traders weighed another big set of company earnings reports. Investors were also closely monitoring the latest developments with COVID-19 and its potential impact on a still-recovering economy amid the […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Technical Outlook Warns of Looming Death Cross Formation

August 3, 2021

Via: DailyFX

The price of gold appears to have reversed course following the failed attempt to test the July high ($1834), and the precious metal may continue to give back the rebound from the June low ($1751) as it initiates a fresh […]


News

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

July 27, 2021

Via: ABC News

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Tuesday, pulling major indexes back slightly from the records they set a day earlier. Weakness in big technology companies was the biggest factor. Markets have been choppy as investors try to get a clearer […]


Financial Services, Trading

Global markets sink ahead of Fed update on economy

July 27, 2021

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets declined Tuesday as investors looked ahead to a Federal Reserve report for an update on when U.S. stimulus might start winding down. London and Frankfurt opened lower while Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. Tokyo advanced. On Monday, […]


News

US unemployment claims fall to 360,000, a new pandemic low

July 15, 2021

Via: ABC News

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits has reached its lowest level since the pandemic struck last year, further evidence that the U.S. economy and job market are quickly rebounding from the pandemic recession. Thursday’s report from the Labor […]


Education, Industries

Public support for paying college athletes split, survey says

June 25, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The center found that 60% of survey respondents supported student-athletes being paid for use of their NIL. It was administered in mid-May, prior to the Supreme Court decision. The issue of players being paid for their personas has taken off. […]


Education, Industries

Ed Dept: Arizona State violated the Clery Act

June 16, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The Clery Act requires colleges that receive federal funding to report certain crimes to the federal government. The Education Department beefed up enforcement of the law over the last several years, fining the University of California, Berkeley, nearly $2.4 million […]


News

US jobless claims drop to 385,000, another pandemic low

June 3, 2021

Via: ABC News

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for a fifth straight week to a new pandemic low, the latest evidence that the U.S. job market is regaining its health as the economy further reopens. The Labor Department […]


News

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

June 3, 2021

Via: ABC 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 […]


Finance Tech, Liquidity, News

Why China Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Mining and What It Could Mean for Other Countries

June 2, 2021

Via: Time

The annual spring rains bring many changes to southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Downpours transform the mottled landscape into lush emerald, while azaleas bloom and migrating cranes and storks begin the long journey back north. The rainfall also brings trucks stacked […]