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President Joe Biden on Thursday is expected to sign a bill establishing Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the U.S., a federal holiday.

The investment manager launched five actively managed mutual funds and ETFs, bringing its total ESG offerings to 11. More are likely to follow.

The cryptocurrency is now being listed on major crypto exchanges through the power of memes, crowds, persistence -- and a cute dog.

Software giant Adobe's fiscal-second-quarter earnings topped analyst expectations. Other areas in the report, including guidance, beat, as well.

Nvidia's $40 billion plan to acquire the U.K. chip technology provider will reshape the industry, so rivals are concerned.

Commerce Ventures, a San Francisco-based venture-capital firm, invests in financial services and retail technology.

The recently launched Barron's index is designed to track the modern and evolving U.S. economy. Four new stocks are joining the list, including Citigroup and Southwest Airlines.

A global market shakeout continues after a hawkish turn by the Federal Reserve.

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With the world in the midst of an aging boom, the number of people living with Alzheimer’s or some form of dementia is expected to triple by 2050 to 152 million—a bit more than the population of Russia today.

1. Direct payments: $1,200 per taxpayer with income up to $75,000, with a phaseout beginning at that income level and ending at $99,000. Families will also receive $500 per child. Payments will be issued by the Treasury Department through direct deposit and physical checks.

At 16, Ronak Davé isn’t your typical trader. A high school junior outside Chicago, he started trading a year ago and now spends a few hours a day on the market, checking his portfolio on his phone between classes and studying charts at night.

Long before GameStop, there was Piggly Wiggly. In 1923, the supermarket company—which still does business in the South and Midwest—was at the center of a short squeeze/market morality play that echoes the recent frenzy around $GME.

The coronavirus crisis will eventually pass. But life on the other side will look different than it did before. Here are some ways Covid-19 could change companies, governments—and you:

An increasing income and wealth disparity among Americans has been simmering for decades, a widening gap that could have long-term economic implications and threaten the market’s recovery.

Investors can ignore GameStop, but the trends that put $GME at the center of the stock market are here to stay.

The notion of using dividends as income in retirement is drawing plenty of interest these days. Experts say it can be done—with the right strategy.

2. A big extension of unemployment benefits: Jobless claims will be available longer and benefits will be improved for four months. Unemployment benefits will also be available to furloughed workers, freelancers, and so-called gig-economy workers like Uber drivers.

The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on the inadequacies of the U.S. caregiving system and the enormous emotional and economic burden on families—and ultimately the economy—bringing the fight against Alzheimer’s to an inflection point.

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