Jane Fraser, chief executive officer for Latin American at Citigroup Inc., smiles during the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Monday, April 29, 2019. The conference brings together leaders in business, government, technology, philanthropy, academia, and the media to discuss actionable and collaborative solutions to some of the most important questions
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During the pandemic, implementation issues in some states resulted in underwithholding income tax due on enhanced unemployment benefits, and surprise tax bills, for many jobless workers. For instance, in California, when workers opted to withhold 10 percent of their unemployment compensation for taxes, that only applied to state benefits and not enhanced federal benefits. The
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A contractor frames a house under construction in Lehi, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Private residential construction in the U.S. rose 2.7% in November. George Frey | Bloomberg | Getty Images Sales of newly built homes fell more than expected in February, as builders faced higher costs and persistent delays, and, consequently, raised
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Could the reopening trade’s success come at a cost? Bank of America analysts brought that question into focus on Monday in a note upgrading Booking Holdings and downgrading Pinterest and Snap, citing changing tides on the interest rate front that could put a crimp on stay-at-home stocks’ valuations. “This is not a call that Snap
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Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AstraZeneca (AZN) – The drugmaker’s stock fell 2.9% in premarket trading after an independent monitoring board told U.S. health officials that the company may have given incomplete efficacy data from its Covid-19 vaccine trial. The Data Safety Monitoring Board said it wanted AstraZeneca
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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE It’s the anniversary of the big drop: What’s changed?  Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are testifying before the House Financial Services Committee on the state of the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday. It’s the one-year anniversary
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A British electric vehicle company is putting down roots in the U.S. and plans to take its new production concept global as demand for new mobility systems grows. Arrival, which is developing electric vans and buses, announced last week that it is building a second microfactory in Charlotte, North Carolina. The company plans to assemble
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In this article .IXIC US10Y When rising Treasury yields put pressure on tech stocks, Invesco’s Kristina Hooper is looking to put money to work. Hooper, who oversees $1.3 trillion in assets, predicts the group’s growth potential will ultimately prevail over inflation fears. “Any time we see a tech sell-off, it’s an opportunity to buy some
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Billionaire Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, is impressed by one key skill: failing “well.” “The people I respect most are those who fail well,” Dalio tweeted on Friday. “I respect them even more than those who succeed.” By failing “well,” Dalio said, one learns from their mistake and changes
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An H&R Block office in San Francisco, Calif. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images TurboTax and H&R Block updated their online software to account for a new tax break on unemployment benefits received last year, according to company officials. However, state tax returns may still be a source of trouble for some taxpayers filing electronically.
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LaylaBird The U.S. Labor Department launched a website Monday to help Americans report identity fraud linked to unemployment benefits. Unemployment fraud has surged during the Covid pandemic. Much of it is linked to organized crime rings that bought identity information stolen in past data breaches, according to the labor bureau. Criminals use this data to
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A Starlink user terminal being set up. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in talks with the United Kingdom for the company’s Starlink satellite unit to potentially to earn funding as a part of the government’s new $6.9 billion internet infrastructure program, CNBC confirmed. U.K. Minister for Digital Infrastructure Matt Warman recently met with Starlink leadership,
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Getty Images New $1,400 stimulus checks could be landing in your mailbox soon. Government agencies including the Treasury Department, IRS and Bureau of the Fiscal Service on Monday announced a second batch of payments will be sent this week. While that includes more direct deposit payments, it also includes a large number of mailed paper
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Single-family homes are seen in this aerial photograph taken over a Lennar Corp. development in San Diego, California. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Closed sales of existing homes in February dropped a larger-than-expected 6.6% compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors. That put them at a seasonally adjusted, annualized rate
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A healthcare professional draws up a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the vaccination centre set up inside Brighton Centre in Brighton, southern England, on January 26, 2021. Ben Stensall | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The findings of a large U.S. trial have shown that the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and
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