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The Fed under Biden: New mandates, a close White House tie and big challenges ahead

All presidents watch the Fed closely, and Biden won't be an exception as he looks to get through the current crisis.

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Biden extends the national ban on evictions through March 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday extended the federal ban on housing evictions through March 2021 in one of his first acts following inauguration.

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Biden extends payment pause for student loan borrowers until October 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday extended the payment pause on federal student loans through September 2021 in one of his first actions after inauguration.

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FinCEN Extends Comment Period for Closing AML Regulatory Gaps for Digital Asset Transactions

FinCEN | Release | Jan 14, 2021 WASHINGTON—The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced today it is reopening the comment period for its recent proposed rulemaking regarding certain transactions involving convertible virtual currency (CVC) or digital assets with legal tender status (LTDA). Under the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), banks and money services businesses (MSBs)


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Goldman Sachs crushes analysts' estimates on stronger-than-expected stock trading, investment banking

Expectations are running high for Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon.

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Bank of America posts quarterly profit that exceeds analysts’ expectations but revenue falls short

Bank of America revenue of $20.2 billion fell short of the $20.7 billion expected by Wall Street analysts.

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Here's how wealthy families will save on estate taxes in the Biden presidency

Democrats’ victories in the House, Senate and the White House may lead to higher taxes on estates and gifts. How wealthy families will prepare.

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Take these steps to shake off anxiety and take control of your financial life

These six steps can help you avoid making bad money decisions.

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Liquid Avatar Partners with The Campus Agency to Reach 2,000 US University and Colleges

KABN | Cara Buckspan | Jan 19, 2021 Access to up to 2,000 US Colleges and Universities with reach of up to 1.5 Million Students TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / January 19, 2021 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. (CSE:KABN)(OTC PINK:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) (the "Company", "KABN North America" or "KABN NA"), a North American Fintech solutions company


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Schwab earnings top estimates in first report since TD Ameritrade merger, accounts near 30 million

Schwab now operates nearly 29.6 million brokerage accounts. Assets grew to a record $6.69 trillion at the end of 2020.

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States have tried seizing unemployment benefits during the pandemic. Some fear new rules won’t help

States have tried clawing back unemployment benefits issued in error to thousands during the Covid pandemic. Some fear states won't implement new protections.

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Teachers are next in line for the Covid vaccine, paving the way for schools to reopen

President-elect Joe Biden said his plan includes reopening a majority of kindergarten-to-eighth-grade schools within the first 100 days in office.

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SpaceX bought two former Valaris oil rigs to build floating launchpads for its Starship rocket

Elon Musk's SpaceX bought two deepwater oil rigs last year and is converting them into floating launchpads for its Starship rocket.

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Will the Law Keep Up with Smart Contracts in 2021?

Crowdfund Insider | Steven Knipfelberg | Jan 19, 2021 Why are smart contracts significant? Traditionally, parties have relied on intermediaries, such as escrow agents, banks, or governments, to ensure the performance of a contract (or that a party didn’t simply run off with your cash). Smart contracts eliminate the role of intermediaries because they are


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IRS may have paid $57 million in error for Trump tax break, report finds

Federal officials may have granted a 20% QBI — or "pass through" — tax deduction in error to nearly 13,000 business owners, according to an IRS watchdog report.

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