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How to Create a Product Roadmap

For tech startups, there is huge pressure to innovate faster and get to market quicker. Good execution doesn’t just happen­–it requires planning and organization. Meet the product roadmap, a document designed to help startups get their product to market while … Continue reading

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Democrats' budget prohibits higher taxes for those making less than $400,000. Here's who might pay more

Senate Democrats issued a budget framework Wednesday that calls for higher taxes on the rich and more tax enforcement, similar to President Biden's tax plan.

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The junk bond market is on fire this year as yields hit a record low

Yields in the $10.6 trillion space for the lowest-grade bonds in terms of quality are at historic lows after a tumultuous year.

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Child tax credit payments will help offset loss of unemployment benefits, end of eviction moratorium for some

The upcoming monthly child tax credit payments are starting just as other programs, such as additional unemployment pay and housing protections, are ending.

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Investment in space companies hit record $4.5 billion in the second quarter, report says

Private investment in space companies hit $4.5 billion in the second quarter, according to a report by New York-based firm Space Capital.

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Covid scams cost Americans nearly $500 million — and criminals are now eyeing the child tax credit

Victims have lost a combined $488 million, mostly from fraud involving online shopping and travel. The child tax credit poses a new opportunity for scammers.

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AMC share price gets cut in half as reality sets in for meme stock investors

The movie theater chain's stock tumbled more than 10% on Wednesday. It's now less than half of its all-time high of $72.62 in early June.

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You may need to work longer, ramp up investment risk to afford retirement, BlackRock CEO Fink says

"Unquestionably, as central banks keep rates low, or negative in Europe, the savers are getting slammed," BlackRock's Larry Fink told CNBC.

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Inflation could prompt largest Social Security cost-of-living adjustment in decades. Why there's a push to change the way it's calculated

New Consumer Price Index data is pushing up the estimated Social Security cost-of-living adjustment to 6.1% for 2022.

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Medicare would cover dental, vision and hearing under Democrats' $3.5 trillion spending plan

While details are slim, these three extra benefits would be covered under original Medicare for the first time in the program's 50-year-plus history.

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Opinion: Biden administration takes an overdue first step to foster competition and help consumers

The Washington Post | Bill Baer | Jul 10, 2021 Bill Baer served as the assistant attorney general for antitrust under President Barack Obama and the director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition under President Bill Clinton. He is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. When the president talks about competition — as he


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OpenSea best month ever, NFT Avatars trend continuation, and Web 3.0 tipping point

Messari | Mason Nystrom | Jul 8, 2021 If someone walked up to me and said at the beginning of the year, NFTs will easily surpass $1 billion in sales, GaryVee will launch an NFT project, and Axie Infinity becomes one of the top five NFT marketplaces, I would have replied, “I’ll believe one of


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Earnings season starts with sky-high stock prices and sky-high expectations

On paper, second quarter earnings looks like the mother of all earnings reports, with estimates having risen steadily for the past six months.

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The first child tax credit payments go out to 65 million kids this week. What you need to know

The first monthly payment from the new child tax credit starts this week. Here's what families need to know about the money

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Earnings season starts with sky-high stock prices and soaring expectations

On paper, second-quarter earnings season looks like the mother of all earnings reports, with estimates having risen steadily for the past six months.

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