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Bank profits are poised to surge as the pandemic recedes.

Bank profits are poised to surge as the pandemic recedes.

Bank profits are poised to surge as the pandemic recedes. Bank profits are poised to surge as the pandemic recedes. The nation’s biggest banks are about to report windfall profits as customers increase their spending and the economy bounces back from the pandemic. Profits for behemoths including JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs are expected to jump when they report second-quarter …

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House poised to launch new probe of Jan. 6 insurrection Ohio Nancy Pelosi Harry Dunn Joe Biden Mitt Romney

House poised to launch new probe of Jan. 6 insurrection Ohio Nancy Pelosi Harry Dunn Joe Biden Mitt Romney House poised to launch new probe of Jan. 6 insurrection Ohio Nancy Pelosi Harry Dunn Joe Biden Mitt Romney The House is poised to launch a new investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on Wednesday with expected approval of a …

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Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China Senate Poised to Pass Huge Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China “The commercial and military distinction is eroded in China’s case,” said Senator Chris Coons, a Delaware Democrat who co-sponsored several bills that have been folded into the legislation. In China, “almost all the big companies are elements of …

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Senate Poised to Pass $195 Billion Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China

Senate Poised to Pass $195 Billion Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China

Senate Poised to Pass $195 Billion Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China Senate Poised to Pass $195 Billion Bill to Bolster Competitiveness With China WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday was on the brink of passing expansive legislation to ramp up research and development into scientific innovation, advancing what would be the government’s first significant foray into industrial policy in …

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Phuket Was Poised for Tourism Comeback. A Covid Surge Dashed Those Hopes.

Phuket Was Poised for Tourism Comeback. A Covid Surge Dashed Those Hopes.

Phuket Was Poised for Tourism Comeback. A Covid Surge Dashed Those Hopes. Phuket Was Poised for Tourism Comeback. A Covid Surge Dashed Those Hopes. PHUKET, Thailand — Around the corner from the teeth-whitening clinic and the tattoo parlor with offerings in Russian, Hebrew and Chinese, near the outdoor eatery with indifferent fried rice meant to fuel sunburned tourists or tired …

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Biden Poised to Raise Taxes on Business and the Rich

Biden Poised to Raise Taxes on Business and the Rich

Biden Poised to Raise Taxes on Business and the Rich Biden Poised to Raise Taxes on Business and the Rich Many liberal economists say there are good reasons to raise taxes, starting with using those funds to invest in workers and help build economic opportunity. Spending on physical infrastructure, like roads and water pipes, or on programs like education and …

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TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden

TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden

TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden TikTok Is Poised to Outlast Trump, and to Test Biden TikTok is about to outlast President Trump. Now, the company could become an early test of President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s stance toward Chinese tech companies. Mr. Trump demanded last year that TikTok’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, sell the viral video …

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Congress Poised to Apply Banking Regulations to Antiquities Market

Congress Poised to Apply Banking Regulations to Antiquities Market

Congress Poised to Apply Banking Regulations to Antiquities Market Congress Poised to Apply Banking Regulations to Antiquities Market The antiquities trade, which regulators have long feared provided fertile ground for money laundering and other illicit activities, will be subject to greater oversight under legislation passed by Congress on Friday when it overrode President Trump’s veto. The provisions tightening scrutiny of …

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China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says

China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says China Poised to Be First to Distribute Virus Vaccine in Latin America, U.S. Official Says This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. WASHINGTON — China, already competing for influence in this hemisphere through a multibillion-dollar network of investment and …

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Twitter Bots Poised to Spread Disinformation Before Election

Twitter Bots Poised to Spread Disinformation Before Election

Twitter Bots Poised to Spread Disinformation Before Election Twitter Bots Poised to Spread Disinformation Before Election Be aware: Fake Twitter accounts will very likely sow disinformation in the few remaining days before Election Day on Nov. 3. This week, researchers at the University of Southern California released a new study that identified thousands of automated accounts, or “bots,” on Twitter …

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