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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:45 PM mt

Biden Announces More Historic Picks For His Economics Team




President-elect Joe Biden has named more members of his economic team. Among them is labor economist Cecilia Rouse, who is tapped to chair the Council of Economic Advisers.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:37 PM mt

More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill




Many Americans who've lost income in the pandemic are falling deeper into debt forced to pay bills or even their rent on credit cards. It's a sign of trouble ahead for the economy.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:30 PM mt

Amazon Reportedly Has Pinkerton Agents Surveil Workers Who Try To Form Unions




According to documents, Amazon reportedly runs a surveillance program to track activism among its workers. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lauren Gurley of Motherboard magazine, who broke the story.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:27 PM mt

U.S. Shoppers Might Spend 13 Million Per Minute During Cyber Monday Peak




Despite the pandemic recession, holiday sales are expected to set a new record, topping $755 billion.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:24 PM mt

How Biden's Diverse Economic Team May Impact His Policies




As President-elect Biden picks his economic team, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to economist Lisa Cook, a former adviser to President Obama, about diversity in the fields of economics and finance.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:20 PM mt

Nasdaq Takes Aim At All-White Male Company Boards With Diversity Proposal




The exchange wants to require listed companies to include women and minorities. California and Goldman Sachs have made similar steps recently; some European countries have had such rules for years.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:08 PM mt

Biden Debuts His Economic Team




On Tuesday, President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced six core members of his economic team. Janet Yellen will lead the team if she is confirmed as Treasury secretary.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:30:03 PM mt

Group Of Moderate Lawmakers Proposes Bipartisan Pandemic Relief Bill




A bipartisan group of centrist Senate and House lawmakers unveiled a $908 billion pandemic relief proposal in an attempt to break the months-long impasse over the issue on Capitol Hill.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:29:58 PM mt

With Relief Programs Expiring Soon Millions Of Americans Expect A Difficult Winter




From unemployment benefits to eviction protections, most pandemic relief programs are set to expire in December. If the government doesn't extend help, millions of Americans will be in trouble.
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Tuesday December 01, 2020 @ 07:29:51 PM mt

Exxon Writes Off Record Amount From Value of Assets Amid Energy Market Downturn




Exxon, which usually avoids writing down assets, has announced its largest-ever impairment after canceling plans for natural gas projects in the Americas.
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