The IRS issued more than 307 million direct payments worth a combined $412 billion during the first and second round of stimulus checks. See full story.
Rick Perry says Texans would rather go without electricity than give the federal government more power over them
The former U.S. energy secretary and one-time Texas governor was speaking ‘partly rhetorically,’ said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy See full story.
Biden, labor leaders talk coronavirus aid, infrastructure at White House meeting
President Joe Biden on Wednesday discussed his coronavirus-aid package and infrastructure with labor leaders, continuing a push for two of his top agenda items. See full story.
We were ‘dangerously close’ to collapse of ‘entire system,’ says Interactive Brokers founder ahead of GameStop hearing
Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., on Wednesday explained the dire situation in which the market stood in late January as individual investors on social-media platforms were banding together to send a handful of heavily shorted stocks dramatically higher. See full story.
Bitcoin could hit $250,000 if U.S. companies opt to do this, says Cathie Wood
Cathie Wood, the chief executive of ARK Invest and manager of the popular ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund, says that a single bitcoin could be valued at $200,000 more than its current price if more corporations add the cryptocurrency to their balance sheets. See full story.
‘While builders have made significant progress in the winter months, more is needed to narrow the gap between supply and demand.’ See full story.