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Trading volume is up so far from 2020's breakneck pace as retail investors get even more active

It's not just equity prices that are hitting new highs in 2021. Trading volumes for stocks and options are at records as well. 

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Trading volume is up from 2020's breakneck pace as retail investors jump in

It's not just equity prices that are hitting new highs in 2021. Trading volumes for stocks and options are at records as well. 

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The Mega Millions jackpot is $970 million. What to know before you buy a ticket

The game's top prize has been climbing for 37 weeks through twice-weekly drawings with no ticket matching all six numbers pulled.

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Understanding Regulation Crowdfunding Perks

Regulation crowdfunding investor perks can range from product samples to favorable terms for early investors. Continue reading

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Bank of America is giving $750 cash bonuses to lower-paid employees, restricted stock to others

CEO Brian Moynihan has in recent years taken steps to invest in his employee base after a turbulent beginning to his tenure.

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States will soon start giving out $25 billion in rental assistance. How to apply

States will soon start giving out billions in rental assistance. Here's what you need to know if you're struggling.

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The Mega Millions jackpot is now $1 billion. What to know before you buy a ticket

The game's top prize has been climbing for 37 weeks through twice-weekly drawings with no ticket matching all six numbers pulled.

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These colleges went to remote learning but hiked tuition anyway

A number of colleges and universities raised tuition in 2020 and 2021, even though classes are being taught online due to the coronavirus crisis. 

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Biden is boosting food benefits even more for the most vulnerable Americans

President Joe Biden on Friday will sign an executive order boosting nutritional benefits such as SNAP, which helps about 40 million Americans.

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GameStop soars nearly 70%, trading briefly halted amid epic short squeeze

GameStop has more than 138% of its float shares sold short, the single most shorted name in the U.S. stock market.

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When can unemployed workers refuse a job offer? Biden wants to clear that up

President Joe Biden issued an executive order directing labor officials to clarify when workers can refuse a job offer and still receive unemployment benefits.

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Still no stimulus check? Biden executive order aims to speed up payments for 8 million people

Millions have been shut out of receiving $1,200 or $600 checks because their information is not on file. Biden wants the Treasury Department to fix that.

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Final Report: Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Committee Recommendations

Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Committee | Walied Soliman Taskforce Chair | Jan 22, 2021 Job creation and economic prosperity. Fundamentally, these are the most important outputs of a successful capital markets regime. Ontario first enacted its capital markets laws in 1928. For decades, Ontario has been at the forefront of investor protection and market efficacy. We


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Jeremy Grantham says the market is in a bubble with 'very seldom seen levels of investor euphoria'

In recent months, Grantham's been warning that the massive runs on Wall Street in the past year – and indeed, the bull run since 2009 – is turning into an "epic bubble."

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Investor Jeremy Grantham says the market's in a bubble with 'very seldom seen levels' of euphoria

In recent months, Grantham's been warning that the massive runs on Wall Street in the past year – and indeed, the bull run since 2009 – is turning into an "epic bubble."

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