Economy

House Democrats to vote on $1.9 trillion stimulus plan with minimum-wage hike in jeopardy

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L Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly news conference on Oct. 22. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images House Democrats were set to vote later on Friday on a...
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Meet the startup behind those massive Texas energy bills

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Power lines in Texas City, Texas THOMAS SHEA/AFP via Getty Images Welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. Here's what you need...
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I've worked at Walmart for 20 years and can't afford a doctor. Congress needs to pass a $15 minimum wage now

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Cynthia Murray. Cynthia Murray I'm a 64-year-old Walmart employee who just testified to the Senate Budget Committee. Walmart pays its hourly workforce a poverty wage that...
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DoorDash slips as expectations of weaker delivery demand following vaccine rollout weigh on strong 4th-quarter revenue

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A delivery person for Doordash rides his bike in the rain during the coronavirus disease pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 13...
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HUD urges Congress to pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus to help struggling homeowners

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Banners against renters eviction reading "no job, no rent" is displayed on a controlled rent building in Washington, DC on August 9. ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images HUD is...
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More workers just became eligible for unemployment, including those who didn't return to work over safety concerns

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Carlos Ponce joins a protest in in Miami Springs, Florida, asking senators to continue unemployment benefits past July 31, 2020. Joe Raedle/Getty Images On Thursday, the Labor...
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Economic growth in 2021 could be the strongest in decades, NY Fed president says

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John Williams. REUTERS/Stelios Varias US GDP could grow in 2021 by the most in decades, New York Fed President John Williams said. Strong stimulus and continued vaccination...
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Poverty fell from December to January because of stimulus checks

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A California food bank. Brittany Murray/Getty Images Poverty rates fell from December to January with a new round of stimulus checks and unemployment benefits. However, Black...
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Mohamed El-Erian says bitcoin's surge holds 'important messages' on the future of money and technology for policymakers in Europe and the US

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Mohamed El-Erian Bitcoin's surge shows that lawmakers should view its technology more seriously, Mohamed El-Erian wrote in an op-ed. Adoption by major players indicates the...
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Beth Potter appointed President and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada

Beth Potter appointed President and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada

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Beth Potter has been appointed the new President and CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada , commencing from March 15, 2021. She is a recognised leader and comes...
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