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Biden calls for an overhaul of 401(k) tax breaks. What it means for you

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden is calling to "equalize" the tax benefits savers receive for socking money away in a 401(k) plan. Here's how that might look for you.

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Carvana shares surge 30% after company projects record quarter

The online marketplace for used cars said it expects record revenue in its third quarter.

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Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan lead drop in financial shares amid report the banks moved suspicious funds

The sell-off was triggered by reports that found a number of global banks moved allegedly illicit funds over the past two decades despite warnings from U.S. officials.

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Many are chasing the stock market by day trading in the pandemic. It could end badly

Bored at home, more people are turning to the stock market for entertainment and profits. But the average day trader loses money.

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Cramer's tempted to 'take the other side' of Monday's rout and look for buying opportunities

CNBC's Jim Cramer, who has been warning people for weeks to lock-in some stock profits, advised investors to look for places to possibly buy in Monday's selloff.

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The future relationship between AI and IP

The Law Society UK | Giles Parsons | Sep 16, 2020 Everything a computer does includes copying; data is processed, written to memory, retrieved, and transmitted. Copyright is infringed when the 'expression of the intellectual creation of the author of the work' is copied.  So in order to allow the internet to function, the EU


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Men take more travel risks than women and buy more trip insurance, survey finds

A survey from Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection finds that while men are more likely to take risks when it comes to travel in the age of Covid-19, they're also more likely to hedge their bets by buying travel insurance.

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Gangster capitalism and the American theft of Chinese innovation

Techcrunch | Danny Crichton | Sep 20, 2020 It used to be “easy” to tell the American and Chinese economies apart. One was innovative, one made clones. One was a free market while the other demanded payments to a political party and its leadership, a corrupt wealth generating scam that by some estimates has netted


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Still no stimulus check? These IRS deadlines could apply to you

The U.S. government sent out millions of stimulus payments to Americans this spring. But some people received reduced checks or no payments at all. The IRS is still allowing those people to submit their information in order to get their money. However, deadlines to get that done are fast approaching.

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Nikola saga hits three speculative areas at once: SPACs, Robinhood traders and electric vehicles

Nikola's unwind shines a spotlight on special purpose acquisition companies, Robinhood retail investors and electric vehicle companies.

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Millions can't pay rent. Landlords making less than $50,000 a year are caught in the middle

Low- and middle-income landlords get a big share of their annual income from rent, making them more vulnerable than higher-earning peers to a tenant's inability to pay, according to the Hamilton Project.

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Fintech Fridays EP41: 40% pandemic growth, taking risks and innovating Insurtech in Canada

NCFA Canada | Sep 18, 2020 JOIN US ON A STORYTELLING JOURNEY EVERY FRIDAY. EP41:  40% pandemic growth, taking risks and innovating Insurtech in Canada GUEST: DANISH YUSEF, Founder and CEO, Zensurance BIO:  Danish Yusuf is the Founder and CEO of Zensurance, a Toronto-based technology company focused on building curated insurance solutions for business owners. 


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With remote work flexibility, some people opt to relocate ahead of their retirement

If you are thinking of securing your retirement residence before you retire, there are several things to consider before you make the move.

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What brings more risk to the world stability than a pandemic? Cyber-attacks!

Roar Growth on Medium | Peggy van de Plassche | Sep 14, 2020 How to protect our economies and capitalize on the trend As Palantir filed for IPO (while also settling a score with Silicon Valley), news on the cybersecurity front has been grim since the start of the pandemic. One of the unintended consequences


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FinCEN Files: All you need to know about the documents leak

BBC | Sep 21, 2020 Leaked documents involving about $2tn of transactions have revealed how some of the world's biggest banks have allowed criminals to move dirty money around the world. They also show how Russian oligarchs have used banks to avoid sanctions that were supposed to stop them getting their money into the West.


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