President Joe Biden campaigned on an economic platform to shore up the middle class, extend health care, raise taxes on the wealthy, and invest trillions of dollars in green energy infrastructure, among other issues. On March 11, 2021, Biden won his first major economic victory when he signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
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I’ve been a fan of financial technology stocks for a long while. Up until recently the choices were a few, and pretty much limited to Visa (NYSE:V), MasterCard (NYSE:MA) or American Express (NYSE:AXP). During the last few years, two worthy competitors entered the arena: PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) and Square (NYSE:SQ). Even more recently, more companies like
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This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. Ask Beverly Jones, author of the valuable new book, “Find Your Happy at Work,” to describe a time when she was happiest at work and Jones instantly smiles. It was, she says, when she was a grad student at Ohio University working as a paid assistant to its president and researching
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The first look at the crew in orbit, from left: Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor. Inspiration4 Inspiration4, which launched with Elon Musk’s SpaceX on Wednesday evening, shared the first photos from day one in orbit and gave an up-close look at the expansive views of Earth from the spacecraft’s “cupola” window. The
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Starting a business is a significant achievement for many entrepreneurs, but maintaining one is the larger challenge. There are many common challenges every business faces, whether they are large or small. These include hiring the right people, building a brand, developing a customer base, and so on. However, some are strictly small business problems, ones most large
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We have an extremely special guest who is a billionaire and investing legend, Howard Marks. Howard really needs no introduction, but if you have not read Howard’s memos, you are missing a critical piece of your investing education. Howard has also written some of Trey’s favorite books including The Most Important Thing and Mastering the
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Jerome Powell, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Federal Reserve’s much-anticipated meeting in the coming week may not be quite as exciting for markets as some investors had been expecting in the
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To us, the definition of blue-chip stocks are those that have raised dividends for at least 10 years in a row, and currently have safe dividend payouts. These dividend stocks endured recessions and difficult operating environments and were still able to increase payments to shareholders. Most dividend growth investors are familiar with the usual suspects
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If electric vehicle manufacturer Canoo (NASDAQ:GOEV) stock ends up imploding, it wouldn’t be for nothing. Source: shutterstock.com/rafapress Entering the public market via a business combination with a special purpose acquisition company, GOEV stock offered a tantalizing proposition to retail investors. Unlike traditional initial public offerings, SPACs represent a far more democratized process. In a typical
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Trading in the financial markets is stimulating, exciting, and engrossing. But you can become addicted, just like with actual casino gambling or using illicit drugs. Like any severe addiction, trading addiction can cost you socially and economically. In this article, we will talk about what causes trading addiction, the symptoms, and how to break out of the downward spiral.
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