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Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning an investment fund backed by Persian Gulf wealth funds, report says

Reuters Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to launch an investment fund backed by sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf, the Washington Post reported. The fund will invest in areas including financial technology and entertainment. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Former Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is planning to launch an investment fund that will be backed by sovereign wealth funds in the Persian Gulf region and other investor...
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COVID relief spending has saved US economy from 'great recession', Steven Mnuchin says

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin credited the COVID-19 relief bills passed by President Donald Trump’s administration with saving the U.S. economy from a “great recession” as he advocated for more on Tuesday.
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A Brief Animated History Lesson on Harriet Tubman Speaks to Her Place on the $20 Bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dv7YhVKFqbQ I was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and I can say what many others cannot. I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.  —Harriet Tubman Remember how one of the Obama administration’s final initiatives was to redesign the $20 bill, banishing Andrew Jackson, a slaveholder, to a minor role on the back of the bill, in favor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who was born into slavery? The announcement arrived on the he...
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The Breathtaking Courage of Harriet Tubman: An Animated History Lesson Speaks to Her Place on the $20 Bill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dv7YhVKFqbQ I was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, and I can say what many others cannot. I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.  —Harriet Tubman Remember how one of the Obama administration’s final initiatives was to redesign the $20 bill, banishing Andrew Jackson, a slaveholder, to a minor role on the back of the bill, in favor of abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who was born into slavery? The announcement arrived on the he...
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Fed Chair Powell and Mnuchin Collaboration Cooled in December

(Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke less frequently with outgoing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in December than in any month...
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Sitting on billions, Catholic dioceses collected $1.5 billion in COVID-19 taxpayer aid

When the coronavirus forced churches to close their doors and give up Sunday collections, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Charlotte turned to the federal government’s signature small business relief program for more than $8 million. The diocese’s headquarters, churches and schools landed the help even though they had roughly $100 million of their own cash and short-term investments available last spring, financial records show. When the cash catastrophe church leaders feared didn’t materialize,...
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Bill and Melinda Gates said the COVID-19 pandemic will be the 'defining event' for this generation

Bill Gates. Jason Lee/File Photo/Reuters The Gates Foundation on Wednesday published its annual letter, "The year global health went local." Bill and Melinda Gates said pandemic preparedness is as serious as "the threat of war." Stopping the next pandemic will take "tens of billions of dollars per year," they wrote.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates on Wednesday urged wealthy nations to share their COVID-19 vaccine doses, research findings, and hea...
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White House recommits to putting Tubman on $20 bill

By Donald Judd | CNN The Biden administration says it is “exploring ways to speed up” release of $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman after the Trump administration delayed the move first initiated by President Barack Obama. “It’s important that our notes, our money — if people don’t know what a note is — reflect the history and diversity of our country, and Harriet Tubman’s image gracing the new $20 note would certainly reflect that,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Monday. P...
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Yellen appears set for confirmation on Monday

By David Lawder and Andrea Shalal | Reuters WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Friday unanimously approved Janet Yellen’s nomination as the first woman Treasury secretary, indicating that she will easily win full Senate approval, but Republicans called for her to work with them in developing economic policies. The full Senate will vote on Yellen’s nomination on Monday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor late Friday, which would allow her to get to work p...
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Janet Yellen isn't likely to immediately revive the Fed's expired relief programs, report says

Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen speaks during a Dec. 1, 2020, event in Wilmington, Delaware, to name President-elect Joe Biden’s economic team at the Queen Theater on December 1, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Biden is nominating and appointing key positions to the Treasury Department, Office of Management and Budget, and the Council of Economic Advisers. Alex Wong/Getty Images Janet Yellen indicated to senators on Thursday that she won't immediately revive expired Fed lending progr...
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Yellen faces a new role: Salesperson for the nation’s economic policy

Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen on Tuesday steps into a new role following more than a quarter-century in government: salesperson for economic policy after years of defending Federal Reserve thinking and actions. The Senate Finance Committee’s 10 a.m. hearing Tuesday is likely to feature topics from foreign-exchange policy to taxes, but it will also serve as the first congressional forum where lawmakers will vet President-elect Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan. Yellen will ...
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Alibaba jumps 7% after report says Americans will not be banned from investing in the company

Reuters Alibaba surged as much as 7% in Wednesday trades after The Wall Street Journal reported that Americans would not be banned from investing in the Chinese e-commerce giant.Alibaba, Baidu, and Tencent were among a number of Chinese-based companies that were being examined for inclusion in a Defense Department list of firms that supported China's military, intelligence, and security services, according to the report.Chinese telecom stocks like China Mobile had been added to the Defense...
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Bitcoin has enabled criminal money laundering and needs to be regulated at a global level, ECB president Lagarde says

Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, speaks to the media following a meeting of the ECB governing board Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Bitcoin has enabled criminal money laundering and must be regulated at a global level, ECB President Christine Lagarde told Reuters in an interview on Wednesday. Bitcoin is a "highly speculative asset which has conducted some funny business and some interesting and totally reprehensible money laundering activity," Lagarde said."There has to...
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New round of Paycheck Protection Program starts Monday

By Laura Davison | Bloomberg A new round of Paycheck Protection Program money will start becoming available to select lenders and borrowers on Monday, according to senior administration officials. Community financial institutions — approximately 10% of eligible lenders — will be able to start accepting loan applications Monday for entities seeking their first PPP loans. On Wednesday, those same lenders can begin processing second-round loans for small businesses and nonprofits that have already ...
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GOP Sen. Pat Toomey says Trump has 'committed impeachable offenses'

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania) questions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a hearing of the Congressional Oversight Commission on December 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. SARAH SILBIGER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images GOP Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania said Saturday said that President Donald Trump has "committed impeachable offenses." During an interview on Fox News, Toomey said that he was unsure if the Senate would move on any articles of impeachment passed by the Democratic-led House o...
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Stimulus Check Latest: Have The Chances Of A $2,000 Payment Improved?

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Stimulus Check Latest: What Are The Chances Of A $2,000 Payment Now?

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Bitcoin advocates revolt against the Trump administration’s frantic crypto regulations

Leigh Cuen Contributor Share on Twitter Bitcoin fans across the country are rallying against a common enemy, the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, one of President Donald Trump’s closest associates, has been working overtime since Thanksgiving to push several crypto regulations through before the Biden administration takes over on January 20, 2021. FinCEN statements l...
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Pompeo, Mnuchin among Trump Cabinet members who discussed 25th Amendment: report

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were reportedly among the Trump Cabinet members that discussed the...
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How the the 25th Amendment works to remove a sitting president

Then-President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The 25th Amendment formally outlines the transition of power if the president is unable or unfit to serve. Section IV also allows the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet to remove the president from office. Americans have been particularly interested in the amendment since President Donald Trump took off...
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'Please wait': IRS tells taxpayers to check back later, after their $600 stimulus payments were sent to closed accounts

The errors were due to the high volumes of requests, said the IRS. Chip Somodevilla /Staff/Getty Images Some taxpayers won't get their stimulus until they file for their 2020 tax return, the IRS said in a statement. Many $600 stimulus payments were sent to closed bank, H&R Block, or Intuit TurboTax accounts, leading to headaches for those seeking relief.  "We encourage people to check back later," the IRS said  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Many waiting for a second s...
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NYSE's perplexing China listings U-turn - More 'mega dream' tech deals - Citi banker in legal spat

The New York Stock Exchange's Stacey Cunningham rang the opening bell for Snowflake's first trading day. NYSE Happy hump day!It's been quite a few days over at the Big Board (aka the New York Stock Exchange). On December 31, the exchange announced it intended to delist three major Chinese telecom companies - China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom Hong Kong. The announcement was a result of an executive order signed by President Donald Trump back in November requiring US inves...
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NYSE reversed its decision to delist three major Chinese telecom companies in a move that's leaving some in the industry confused about what to expect next

The New York Stock Exchange's Stacey Cunningham rang the opening bell for Snowflake's first trading day. NYSE Happy hump day!It's been quite a few days over at the Big Board (aka the New York Stock Exchange). On December 31, the exchange announced it intended to delist three major Chinese telecom companies - China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom Hong Kong. The announcement was a result of an executive order signed by President Donald Trump back in November requiring US inves...
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Stimulus Check Latest: Will You Receive A Third Payment Later This Year?

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Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Third Payment In Your Future?

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Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Third Payment In Your Future?

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Trump is a chaos agent in his final days between fighting with Congress, raising fears of war with Iran, and continuing his futile effort to overturn the election

US President Donald Trump. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump has been a historically chaotic and destructive commander in chief, and he appears set on taking this to new levels in his final days. Trump has sparked a fight with Republicans in Congress over bigger COVID-19 stimulus checks and is dividing the party over his antidemocratic effort to overturn the election result. Trump's antics could cost the GOP its Senate majority. The president has also issued ne...
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A bitcoin ETF could finally become a reality in 2021 after an SEC filing from VanEck

A bitcoin sign. Reuters A bitcoin exchange-traded fund could finally land on Wall Street in 2021 after VanEck filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week.Regulators have previously rejected numerous bitcoin ETF proposals, including one from VanEck in September 2019.But bitcoin's surge to new highs in 2020 - driven by increased adoption from institutions and a changing of the guard at the SEC - could improve the chance of regulatory approval for an ETF.Visit Bu...
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A bitcoin ETF could finally become a reality in 2021 after SEC filing from VanEck

FILE PHOTO: A bitcoin sign is seen during Riga Comm 2017 fair in Riga Reuters A bitcoin ETF could finally land on Wall Street in 2021 following a new application filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week by VanEck.Regulators have rejected numerous bitcoin ETF proposals in the past, including a previous application from VanEck in September 2019.But a surge in bitcoin to new all time highs in 2020 driven by increased adoption from institutions, combined with a changing of th...
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Here’s how Southern Californians would spend $600 vs. $2,000 stimulus payments

Daniel Jester, his wife and his four young kids have established a new tradition during the coronavirus pandemic: hanging laundry on a series of clothes lines he strung up behind their Riverside home. It’s not a quest to return to simpler times. It’s a necessity after their dryer broke several months ago. And since Jester was laid off in April from his full-time job as a production director for a studio in Los Angeles, money has been too tight to buy a new one. If Congress and President Donald T...
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