Janet Yellen just proved markets can’t handle the truth

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. When Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks, investors listen. And on Tuesday, they didn't...

Warren Buffett names his successor

Warren Buffett said Monday that Greg Abel, the head of Berkshire Hathaway's non-insurance business, will be his successor -- although Buffett gave no indication that he will give up the top job at the conglomerate...

Biden stocks his White House with Ivy Leaguers

White House An exclusive POLITICO analysis finds the new president has staffed his closest aides with graduates of America's most elite educational institutions. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan holds two degrees from Yale and was a Rhodes...

Why Amazon is the ‘perfect’ moneymaking machine

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Throughout the pandemic, Amazon (AMZN) has had no trouble generating huge returns. Once...

Fed leaves rates near zero, reiterates it’s not worried about inflation

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday the US economy is growing stronger, but it left interest rates unchanged near zero. Interest rates will stay the range of zero to a quarter of a percent until the Fed's...

Democratic senators call on Biden to expand Medicare in American Families Plan

Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and 16 Democratic senators sent President Biden a letter on Sunday calling for his American Families Plan to significantly expand Medicare. Why it matters:The plan, expected to be announced...

Have We Really Come That Far Since Rodney King?

OPINION | Race in America Three decades ago, it felt like America was finally waking up to police abuse. And yet here we are. People celebrate at George Floyd Square after the guilty verdict in the Derek...

Bitcoin drops below $50,000 over tax hike scare

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were deep in the red early Friday, selling off over worries that the US government will hike taxes in the near future. Bitcoin dropped below $50,000 per coin for the first time...

FMI, NGA connect with U.S. lawmakers via ‘Day in Washington’ event

FMI-The Food Industry Association and the National Grocers Association (NGA) today led food and grocery industry stakeholders in meetings with lawmakers from Congress at the 2021 Day in Washington. FMI and NGA said Wednesday that the...

As Bitcoin tumbles, Dogecoin fans want to make ‘DogeDay’ happen on April 20

With the price of Bitcoin slumping over the weekend, fans of the popular spoof cryptocurrency Dogecoin are hoping to make April 20 "Doge Day." Posts on sites like Twitter and Reddit are urging fans of Dogecoin to...

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