Pipeline owner: Shutdown would cause dire financial effects

Celebrity activists target Dakota Access Pipeline in letter to Biden President Biden pressured to cancel Dakota Access Pipeline. The owner of the Dakota Access pipeline that moves oil from North Dakota to Illinois says shutting down the line would have dire financial consequences based on recent economic conditions. BIDEN SHUTTING DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE WOULD CAUSE FOOD PRICES TO SPIKE Texas-based […]

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Unemployment benefits ended prematurely for 300,000 workers during pandemic, study says

Unemployment insurance, stimulus leading to staffing problems: NYC business owner La Goulue partner Hassan El Garrahy says he is struggling to find ‘reliable, qualified staff’ for his restaurants.   At least 300,000 out-of-work Americans have seen their unemployment benefits cut short during the coronavirus pandemic due to an outdated method that states use to tally jobless claims. State unemployment systems typically […]

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How crypto investments can play a role in home purchases

Real estate market ‘on fire’ amid bidding war boom Home buyers are doing everything they can to make their offer stand out as the real estate market is booming. FOX Business’ Gerri Willis with more. An increasing number of veterans are looking into how cryptocurrency can play a role in their home purchase amid a time when the digital currency […]

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This Is America’s Largest National Park

National Park Service (NPS) was founded in 1916. A widely circulated myth is that it was started by America’s great outdoorsman president, Theodore Roosevelt. However, the reality is that it was started by the National Park Service Organic Act. The NPS is a part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. There are 63 national parks, and the service has […]

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China Logs Record Growth In Q1

China’s economy registered record growth in the first quarter of 2021, largely due to the extremely low base of comparison as the pandemic struck the economy in the same period last year. Gross domestic product advanced 18.3 percent on a yearly basis in the first quarter, much faster than the 6.5 percent growth posted in the preceding quarter, data from […]

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Moderna CEO: Regulators should handle COVID-19 vaccine safety, review

COVID-19 vaccine gives ‘immeasurable’ confidence to reopen economy: Sen. Capito Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., weighs in on the economy reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic and President Biden’s infrastructure plan. Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said on Friday he believes it’s the regulators' responsibility to collect and compare safety data regarding COVID-19 vaccines after a report revealed that Johnson & Johnson […]

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Veterans among newest recipients of COVID-19 stimulus checks

More On: irs Social Security recipients get COVID stimulus checks in latest batch What to do if the IRS threatens you over taxes you’ve already paid IRS terrifies taxpayers with baseless threats to seize their property How some Americans will get more COVID stimulus cash The feds just doled out another 2 million stimulus checks — and a large chunk […]

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Pace of US economic recovery accelerates, Fed says

Can Fed Chair Powell keep rates where he wants them? Danielle DiMartino Booth, Phil Blancato on the Fed’s impact on the markets The U.S. economic recovery accelerated to a moderate pace from late February to early April as consumers, buoyed by increased COVID-19 vaccinations and strong fiscal support, opened their wallets to spend more on travel and other items, the […]

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Poll: 15% of Americans worse off a year into pandemic

Biden’s infrastructure spending may be ‘appropriate’ if projects help economy: Boston Fed President Edward Lawrence on Eric Rosengren, infrastructure While most Americans have weathered the pandemic financially, about 38 million say they are worse off now than before the outbreak began in the U.S. Overall, 55% of Americans say their financial circumstances are about the same now as a year […]

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