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Overall bitcoin-related crime fell last year, but one type of crypto hack is booming

Crypto-related crime fell last year to a small fraction of overall trading volume. But some crimes boomed as criminals exploited people working from home.

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Biden claims his $1.9 trillion Covid relief plan will cut child poverty in half — here's how

President Joe Biden says his Covid relief package would dramatically reduce the ranks of kids living in poverty. Some experts think it's a reasonable claim.

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Biden promised to forgive student debt, but don't expect relief anytime soon

With the Biden administration battling historic economic and health crises, promises to forgive student debt may be put on the back burner.

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Biden has promised to reform Social Security — some changes could come as soon as this year

President Joe Biden has promised to address Social Security reform. Accomplishing that could seal his presidential legacy, one expert says.

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The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot has a winner. Here are tips for handling the windfall

Life is about to change dramatically for whoever is holding the winning Mega Millions ticket that matched all six numbers drawn Friday night.

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Value-creating activist gets involved with a pure play in the growing animal health market

Elanco is one of a few large, independent animal health companies and this type of company is very hard to build from scratch.

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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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