Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #BusinessNews #Economy #Money #Newsfeed

Investors fear inflation, labor shortages in second half of 2021

Investors entered 2021 concerned about the transition to a new U.S. president, the form of new fiscal stimulus, the distribution of vaccines and the reopening…

Continue Reading... Investors fear inflation, labor shortages in second half of 2021
Posted in #China #Cryptocurrency #Economy #Gizmodo #Money #PCH3lp #TechNews #WorldNews bitcoin PCH3lp

Bitcoin Plunges as China’s Sichuan Province Pulls Plug on Crypto Mining

Bitcoin continued its dramatic plunge to $32,281 Monday morning, down 17.65% from a week earlier as some of China’s largest bitcoin mining farms were shut…

Continue Reading... Bitcoin Plunges as China’s Sichuan Province Pulls Plug on Crypto Mining
Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Lottery #Money #Newsfeed #Political #Politico #Trending #Vaccines covid19 marijuana cannabis mmj norml new york nyc NY nypd nyfd pandemic

Million-dollar lotteries fail to cut through vaccine apathy

State efforts to juice Covid-19 vaccination rates through million-dollar lotteries haven’t reversed the steep decline in adults seeking out shots when many pockets of the…

Continue Reading... Million-dollar lotteries fail to cut through vaccine apathy
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #Economy #Employment #Jobs #Money #Newsfeed #People #Racism

Median annual wage for Black workers is 30% lower than for white workers

As we prepare for tomorrow’s federal Juneteenth holiday, commemorating the emancipation of enslaved Americans in Texas, our economy remains marred by the legacy of slavery…

Continue Reading... Median annual wage for Black workers is 30% lower than for white workers
Posted in ! #Headlines #Biden #CoronaVirus #Government #Money #Newsfeed #Parents #Political #Politico #Taxes #Trending covid19 pandemic stimulus

Child tax credit checks could come as a surprise to some

The Biden administration is preparing to send money to millions of Americans — including to some who may not want it. Its plan to have…

Continue Reading... Child tax credit checks could come as a surprise to some
Posted in #BusinessNews #Cybersecurity #DataBreach #Money #PCH3lp #TechNews #TechSupport #TechTips PCH3lp

How to Reduce the Financial Impact of a Data Breach

Whether there is a ransom or not, data breaches always have financial implications. Organizations may face regulatory penalties, operational losses, and reputational damage. Careful planning…

Continue Reading... How to Reduce the Financial Impact of a Data Breach
Posted in ! #Headlines #Economy #Government #Jobs #Money #Newsfeed pandemic unemployment

Jobless claims show surprise increase to highest level in a month

Most of the increase came from just two states — Pennsylvania, with 21,590 new claims; and California, which rose by 15,712. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/jobless-claims-show-surprise-increase-highest-level-month-n1271125 Droolin’ Dog…

Continue Reading... Jobless claims show surprise increase to highest level in a month
Posted in ! #Headlines #Employment #Jobs #Maine #Money #Newsfeed #Political unemployment

Maine offering $1,500 payments to people on unemployment who go back to work

The Maine state government on Tuesday announced it would be providing $1,500 payments to be given to employees who start working between June 15-30 to…

Continue Reading... Maine offering $1,500 payments to people on unemployment who go back to work
Posted in ! #Headlines #Money #Newsfeed #Political #Politico #Politics #Trending #WorldNews

5 takeaways from Britain’s G-7 summit

Biden gave them a boost but did the leaders deliver on the big issues like climate, coronavirus and China? Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/5-takeaways-from-britain-g7-summit-cornwall-boris-johnson-coronavirus-china-trade-coal-brexit/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

Continue Reading... 5 takeaways from Britain’s G-7 summit
Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Employment #Government #Money #Newsfeed #Political covid19 unemployment

First four states cut off federal unemployment benefits

Alaska, Iowa, Missouri and Mississippi eliminated their federal unemployment programs on Saturday, ending federal assistance for almost 340,000 workers. The states are the first four of…

Continue Reading... First four states cut off federal unemployment benefits
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #Economy #Education #Money #Newsfeed college connecticut OR CT OR Danbury covid19 pandemic

Private colleges across America can’t pay their bills

Behind the scenes in colleges across the U.S., institutions are having trouble paying their bills. Why it matters: There’s a reckoning coming in higher education…

Continue Reading... Private colleges across America can’t pay their bills
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #Beer #CoronaVirus #Economy #Money #Newsfeed #Politics covid19 pandemic

The household items inflation is hitting hardest

Data: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Chart: Michelle McGhee/Axios While a 5% increase in the Consumer Price Index grabbed headlines on Thursday, a third of…

Continue Reading... The household items inflation is hitting hardest
Posted in #Axios #Banking #Blockchain #Cryptocurrency #Government #Money #Newsfeed #PCH3lp #TechNews #TechnologyNews PCH3lp

Central banks are headed toward digital currencies

The U.S. is starting a national conversation around a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Why it matters: Several other countries have already experimented with or…

Continue Reading... Central banks are headed toward digital currencies
Posted in ! #Headlines #BusinessNews #CoronaVirus #Employment #Government #Jobs #Money #Newsfeed covid19 unemployment

Unemployed workers in these four states lose their federal benefits this weekend

The Republican governors of Alaska, Iowa, Missouri and Mississippi are all shutting off federal pandemic unemployment benefits three months early. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/economy/unemployed-one-these-four-states-you-lose-your-federal-benefits-n1270385 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

Continue Reading... Unemployed workers in these four states lose their federal benefits this weekend
Posted in ! #Headlines #BusinessNews #Engadget #Malware #Money #Newsfeed #Ransomware #TechNews #TechnologyNews

Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million to its ransomware attackers

JBS says that backups got its meat processing plants operating again, but it paid $11 million to ransomware attackers to “mitigate any unforeseen issues.” Source:…

Continue Reading... Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million to its ransomware attackers
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #CoronaVirus #Crime #Government #Money #Newsfeed covid19 pandemic unemployment

Half of the pandemic’s unemployment money may have been stolen

Criminals may have stolen as much as half of the unemployment benefits the U.S. has been pumping out over the past year, some experts say….

Continue Reading... Half of the pandemic’s unemployment money may have been stolen
Posted in ! #Headlines #Conservation #Energy #Environment #Money #Newsfeed #People #Politics #Poverty #Sustainability #TechNews

Reducing poverty can actually lower energy demand, finds research

Ethiopians carrying jerrycans of water. (credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/2011/Lemma) As people around the world escape poverty, you might expect their energy use to increase. But my…

Continue Reading... Reducing poverty can actually lower energy demand, finds research
Posted in #Blockchain #Cryptocurrency #Gizmodo #Money #NFT #PCH3lp #TechNews #TechnologyNews PCH3lp

NFTs Are Crashing and Who Could Have Seen This Coming Other Than Basically Anyone?

The crypto world saw a dizzying surge this year of NFTs being used to sell ownership of everything from works of online art to random…

Continue Reading... NFTs Are Crashing and Who Could Have Seen This Coming Other Than Basically Anyone?
Posted in #Apps #Cryptocurrency #Engadget #Money #PCH3lp #TechNews #TechnologyNews PCH3lp

Norton 360 antivirus will soon mine cryptocurrency

Norton 360 will soon come with a built-in miner that will enable users to mine for Ethereum. Source: https://www.engadget.com/norton-360-antivirus-ethereum-crypto-miner-104547053.html?src=rss_b2c Proactive Computing found this story and…

Continue Reading... Norton 360 antivirus will soon mine cryptocurrency
Posted in ! #Headlines #Banking #Biden #BusinessNews #Education #Government #Money #Newsfeed #Political biden trump

Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that hampered probes of student loan companies

The Biden administration announced Friday it is reversing a Trump-era policy and will broaden the ability for state and federal regulators to investigate large student…

Continue Reading... Biden administration reverses Trump-era policy that hampered probes of student loan companies
Posted in ! #Headlines #BusinessNews #Cannabis #Economy #Government #LegalizeIt #Money #News420 #Newsfeed #Political #Taxes #Weed marijuana cannabis mmj norml

States collected $2.7 billion in recreational pot taxes in 2020

Ten states that have legalized the use of marijuana for recreational purposes collected almost $2.7 billion in taxes on pot products last year as sales…

Continue Reading... States collected $2.7 billion in recreational pot taxes in 2020
Posted in ! #Headlines #Axios #Biden #BusinessNews #Congress #Economy #Government #Money #Newsfeed #Politics #Republicans

GOP senators unveil $928 billion infrastructure counteroffer

A group of Senate Republicans on Thursday released the framework for their latest counterproposal to President Biden’s infrastructure plan, raising their offer from $568 billion…

Continue Reading... GOP senators unveil $928 billion infrastructure counteroffer