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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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The stock market's rally to a record on stimulus and vaccine hopes leaves little room for error

The euphoria has driven investor sentiment to new highs, technicals to extremes, and expectations for earnings to very high levels.

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Biden rolls out his plan to reopen schools

President Biden released a plan to reopen schools, which includes more funding for Covid-related equipment and accelerating the pace of vaccinations.

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Op-ed: Here's how to stay in control and avoid emotional investing decisions

Some investors reacted to market gyrations in 2020 by day trading, making rash decisions or pulling out altogether. This year, try a process-oriented approach.

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Someone hit the $731.1 million Powerball jackpot. Here are mistakes for the winner to avoid

After growing for four months with no jackpot winner, the Powerball jackpot — the sixth-largest in lottery history — was snagged Wednesday night.

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Here’s a 12-month roadmap to financial wellness

A single long financial to-do list may feel overwhelming. Breaking it down into manageable bites can help.

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The stock market frenzy feels like 1999 dot-com bubble, global investor Barry Sternlicht warns

"I don't think we're having a problem in the stock market near term," the Starwood Capital founder told CNBC. But he urged investors to watch out long term.

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How Banks, Fintechs, and Customers Win Together

Fintech Confidential | Michael King and Richard Nesbitt | Jan 21, 2021 In our recently published book The Technological Revolution in Financial Services: How Banks, Fintechs, and Customers Win Together, a group of expert contributors from North America and Europe share their insights on how the financial services industry will evolve in the coming decade.


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The OSC’s New Innovation Charter: Is this really a ‘new model’?

NCFA | Jan 21, 2021 The OSC has recently announced a Charter for a new Office of Economic Growth & Innovation (Innovation Office):  release and innovation office charter. The NCFA welcomes the announcement but remains skeptical. Is this really a "new model" or merely window dressing 1. An Innovation Office alone will not make the


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Almost 3 million people fell off the unemployment benefits cliff

Delays in issuing additional Covid relief led millions to lose unemployment benefits after Christmas, according to Labor Department data issued Thursday.

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