Just one day after Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US president, Marjorie Taylor Greene, a newly elected Republican congresswoman from Georgia, filed articles of impeachment against him. It was the kind of publicity stunt that Ms Greene, a supporter of far-right conspiracy QAnon, has become known for since she entered the political
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The IMF has warned that emerging markets’ limited access to Covid-19 vaccines poses a risk to global financial stability, saying shortages could exert a drag on economic recoveries in low-income countries.  “Inequitable distribution of vaccines risks exacerbating financial vulnerabilities, especially for frontier market economies,” the IMF wrote in its latest global financial stability update. Emerging market assets have
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The world’s largest asset manager is pushing companies to disclose how they will survive in a world of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. “Because better sustainability disclosures are in companies’ as well as investors’ own interests, I urge companies to move quickly to issue them rather than waiting for regulators to impose them,” BlackRock CEO Larry
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Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Getty Images The two richest men on the planet are sparring in front of federal regulators over the massive satellite internet projects their companies are developing. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Tuesday, as his company works to convince officials of the Federal Communications Commission that it should
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The stock market’s rally during spiking Covid cases, which could threaten the U.S. economy’s recovery, may be justified by strong earnings from struggling American industrial companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday. “These are astounding numbers,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street,” referring to quarterly results from General Electric and Raytheon. “It makes you feel
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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavour seen docked with the International Space Station on July 1, 2020. NASA A pair of investors are joining the first fully-private flight to the International Space Station — not as financial backers, but as the passengers flying along. Houston-based start-up Axiom Space on Tuesday unveiled that real estate investor Larry Connor
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Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on Nov. 29, 2017. David Ryder | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Microsoft — Shares of the software giant popped more than 5% in after-hours trading after the company
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HUD-approved housing counselors can discuss options with homeowners who are having trouble paying … [+] their mortgage. getty The Federal Housing Administration announced Tuesday that it will carry out the Biden Administration’s request to extend the deadline for financially stressed borrowers with FHA-insured mortgages to request and receive mortgage payment forbearance from their mortgage servicer. The new
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Tim Curran is the CEO of Building Engines, the modern building operations platform for commercial real estate. getty As the pandemic continues, CRE owners and operators are searching for ways to ensure the well-being of tenants and workers alike while also sustaining business continuity amid disruption. Conveniently, the CRE industry currently stands at the pinnacle of
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