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Woke ESG Lending Borrows From Beijing Social Control September 21, 2022 by Larry Bell, Newsmax
Food Supply Stays Tight as Disappointing U.S. Harvest Adds to Global Challenges September 21, 2022 by Patrick Thomas, Wall Street Journal
BlackRock CEO Hails High Energy Prices For ‘Accelerating’ Green Transition September 21, 2022 by Harold Hutchison, Daily Caller
ESG Does Neither Much Good nor Very Well September 13, 2022 by Terrence R. Keeley, Wall Street Journal
If You Want to Know Where US Inflation Is Heading, Look at Rents September 13, 2022 by Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg
Get Ready for a Food Fight: High Grocery Costs Are Here to Stay September 13, 2022 by Garrett Downs, Politico
U.S. Banks Lost a Record $370 Billion in Deposits Last Quarter September 13, 2022 by David Benoit, Wall Street Journal
Visa, Mastercard, Amex to Start Categorizing Gun Shop Sales September 12, 2022 by Ken Sweet, Associated Press
Nasdaq’s Board-Diversity Rule Pits Corporate Elites Against the Constitution September 12, 2022 by Jonathan Berry, New York Post
ESG on the Edge: Controversy Weighs on Sustainable ETFS September 12, 2022 by Kevin Schmidt, CNBC
US Household Net Worth Falls Most on Record on Slump in Stocks September 12, 2022 by Reade Pickert, Bloomberg
Inflation Showed Signs of Easing in Several Industries in August September 12, 2022 by Jon Hilsenrath, Wall Street Journal
Companies Are Dropping Vaccine Mandates September 9, 2022 by Emily Peck, Axios
Scoop: Snap’s Political Data Slip-up September 8, 2022 by Lachlan Markay, Axios
With US States Banning ESG the Backlash Is Getting Serious September 8, 2022 by Natalie Kenway, ESG Clarity
ESG Investing Draws the Ire of Republican Lawmakers September 8, 2022 by Tom Gantert and Brett Rowland, The Center Square
JPMorgan Product Reveals Wall Street’s Shifting Views on ESG September 8, 2022 by Greg Ritchie, Bloomberg
United Airlines Threatens to Stop All JFK Service if Feds Don’t Ok More Flights September 8, 2022 by Ariel Zilber, Steven Vago, and David Meyer, New York Post
BOFA Goes to Trial Over ‘Worst of the Worst’ 2008 Subprime Loans September 8, 2022 by Chris Dolmetsch, Bloomberg
Anti-ESG Activist Investor Urges Chevron to Increase Oil Production September 7, 2022 by Amrith Ramkumar, Wall Street Journal
TikTok Data May Have Leaked, Researchers Say September 7, 2022 by Sam Sabin, Axios
Juul to Pay $438.5 Million to Settle Probe Over Underage Vaping September 7, 2022 by Jennifer Maloney, Wall Street Journal
Samsung Expects Sharp Downturn in Chip Sales to Extend Into Next Year September 7, 2022 by Jiyoung Sohn, The Wall Street Journal
China’s Economy Won’t Overtake the U.S., Some Now Predict September 7, 2022 by Stella Yifan Xie, Wall Street Journal
Conflicting Surveys Paint Mixed Picture of Services Providers September 7, 2022 by Austen Hufford, Wall Street Journal
World Food Price Falls for 5th Consecutive Month September 6, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Sam’s Club to Raise Annual Membership Fees September 6, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Twitter Finally Releases Edit Button September 6, 2022 by Alice Seeley
U.S. Payrolls Increase by 315,000 in August September 6, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Consumer Confidence Improves in August September 2, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
FTC Files Suit Against Data Broker Kochava August 31, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Washington To Ban New Gas Cars Sales By 2035 August 30, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Consumer Spending Barely Rises in July August 29, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Consumers Go Deeper into Debt to Afford New Cars August 29, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
You Can Now Shop Peloton Equipment Through Amazon August 26, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Mortgage Demand from First-Time Buyers Rises August 25, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Apple Launches Self Service Repair for MacBooks August 23, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act August 19, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Biden Cancels Student Debt for ITT Tech Students August 18, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Consumer Sentiment Hits A Three-Month High August 15, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Disney+ Announces Price Increases August 12, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Inflation Slows Down in July August 11, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Consumers Expect Inflation to Stop August 11, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon to Acquire Roomba Creator iRobot August 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
CVS Health to Offer Primary Care Services August 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Gas Prices Are Expected to Keep Declining August 8, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Coinbase Shorts Lost $887 Million, Squeezed by BlackRock Partnership August 8, 2022 by Eric Wallerstein. Wall Street Journal
Amazon Sees Opening in Baby Formula Industry Shake-up August 8, 2022 by Meredith Lee and Marcia Brown, Politico
The Semiconductor Chip Shortage Seems to Be Easing August 8, 2022 by Sam Kim and Chris Anstey, Bloomberg
Beef Prices Are Poised for a Surge That Could Last Years, Experts Say August 5, 2022 by Lisa Fickenscher, New York Post
U.S. Added 528,000 Jobs in July August 5, 2022 by Gabriel T. Rubin, Wall Street Journal
Unemployment Applications Rise By 6,000 August 5, 2022 by Alice Seeley
OPEC+ Agrees to Slightly Raise Oil Output August 4, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Analysis: As Wheat Prices Soar, the World’s Consumers Vote With Their Feet August 3, 2022 by Naveen Thukral and Bernadette Christina, Reuters
U.S. Factory Orders Rise Solidly in June, Beat Expectations August 3, 2022 by Lucia Mutikani, Reuters
Number of Uninsured Americans Drops to Record Low August 3, 2022 by Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Household Debt Passes $16 Trillion August 3, 2022 by Alice Seeley
How One Medical Board Is Injecting DEI Into All Aspects of Medical Education August 2, 2022 by John Sailer, Washington Free Beacon
An ESG Policy Could Land a Company in Trouble Within These States August 2, 2022 by Peter Romeo, Restaurant Business
Hershey Warns of Candy Shortage August 1, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Home Prices Drop By 2% August 1, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon Signs Agreement to Acquire One Medical July 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
BlackRock Is Buying Renewable Natural Gas Producer for $700 Million July 20, 2022 by Amrith Ramkumar, Wall Street Journal
Uber Agrees to Pay Penalties After Overcharging People With Disabilities July 19, 2022 by Preetika Rana, Wall Street Journal
US Layoffs, Hiring Freezes Are Tip of Labor Market Slowdown July 19, 2022 by Katia Dmitrieva, Bloomberg
Bread Causing $10-Per-Loaf Sticker Shock as Inflation Surges July 18, 2022 by Thomas Barrabi, New York Post
FDA Suspends Ban on Juul E-Cigarettes July 12, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Oil Prices Collapse Below $100 A Barrel July 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Spirit Airlines Prevails in Battle for Newark Airport Position July 6, 2022 by Alison Sider, Wall Street Journal
West Coast Dockworkers Still Talking After Contract Expires July 6, 2022 by Ken Martin, FOXBusiness
GDPNow Model Indicates A Recession July 5, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Jobless Claims Dropped to 231,000 Last Week July 1, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Snapchat Unveils Subscription Plan June 30, 2022 by Rachel Scully, The Hill
Disney’s Losing Year Might Get Worse June 30, 2022 by Spencer Brown, Townhall
LG Reviews $1.3 Billion Arizona Battery Plant on Rising Costs June 30, 2022 by Shinhye Kang, Bloomberg
Walgreens Keeps Forecast as Waning COVID Vaccine Demand Weighs June 30, 2022 by Mrinalika Roy and Leroy Leo, Reuters
Highest Mortgage Rates Since 2008 Housing Crisis Cool Sales June 29, 2022 by Conor Dougherty, New York Times
Nation Braces for Miserable Travel Weekend as Canceled Flights Stack Up June 29, 2022 by Alex Gangitano, Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Zach Schonfeld, The Hill
OPEC+ Oil Output Is Half a Billion Barrels Behind on Supply Deal June 29, 2022 by Salma El Wardany, Bloomberg
IBM: One-Fifth of Our Workforce Works Remotely June 28, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Bankman-Fried’s FTX Is Seeking a Path to Buy Robinhood June 28, 2022 by Annie Massa, Matthew Monks, and Katie Roof, Bloomberg
Burdened by Bidenflation, Durable Goods Orders Stagnate June 28, 2022 by John Carney, Breitbart
U.S. Paying More to Borrow as Fed Raises Rates, Inflation Stays Elevated June 28, 2022 by Amara Omeokwe, Wall Street Journal
U.S. Commerce Secretary Presses Lawmakers to Greenlight $52 bln for Chipmaking June 28, 2022 by Alexandra Alper and Eric Beech, Reuters
Airbnb Makes Ban on Parties Permanent June 28, 2022 by Gigi Zamora, Reuters
United Airlines to Offer Pay Hikes for Pilots June 27, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Sternlicht’s Starwood Looks to Unload 3,000 Homes for $1 Billion June 27, 2022 by Patrick Clark and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg
Revlon Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy June 17, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Mortgage Rates Fall Following Fed Announcement June 17, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Retail Sales Falls for First Time In 5 Months June 15, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Small Business Sentiment Hits Record Low June 15, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Tesla Announces 3-For-1 Stock Split June 13, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Bitcoin Falls More Than 15% In Monday Trading June 13, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Beware Of Baby Formula Scammers, FTC Says June 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Social Security Outlook Improves June 6, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Walmart Steps Up Drone Delivery Program May 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Billionaire Money Manager Larry Fink Becoming Top Conservative Adversary May 25, 2022 by Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner
Walmart Earnings Drop in First Quarter May 20, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Netflix Lays Off 150 Employees May 19, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Mortgage Demand Decreases May 19, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Retail Sales Increased in April May 17, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Baby Formula Factory Says It’s Still Months Away From Production May 16, 2022 by Laura Reiley and Sam Easter, Washington Post
Federal Reserve Hikes Interest Rate   May 6, 2022 by Alice Seeley
3% of Americans Quit Their Jobs in March May 5, 2022 by Alice Seeley
U.S. Natural Gas Futures Near 14-Year Peak May 3, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Amazon Cutting COVID-19 Paid Leave May 3, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Apple Opens First Self-Service Repair Shop May 2, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
FDA Proposes to Ban Menthol Cigarettes April 29, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Price Rises Top 8% at Consumer Giant Unilever, Hitting Demand April 28, 2022 by Saabira Chaudhuri, Wall Street Journal
Ford Just Reported a $3.1 Billion Loss. Blame Rivian April 28, 2022 by Chris Isidore, CNN Business
Deutsche Bank Amps Up Recession Concerns April 27, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Over 60 Tons of Ground Beef Recalled April 27, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Diesel Prices Surge April 27, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Durable Goods Increased by 0.8% in March April 27, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Netflix Combats Financial Instability April 26, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Elon Musk Buys Twitter April 26, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Disney Stock Falls Following Florida Fight April 25, 2022 by Alice Seeley
CNN+ Shuts Down Just Three Weeks After Launch April 25, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
CDC Asks DOJ to Appeal Federal Mask Mandate Lift April 22, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Nestlé Increased Prices By 8.5% April 21, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Biden Erased Student Debt For 40,000 Americans April 21, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Uber and Lyft No Longer Require Masks April 20, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Florida Judge Strikes Down CDC Mask Mandate April 19, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Biden Picks Michael Barr for Fed’s Bank Regulation Post April 15, 2022 by The Associated Press
Retail Sales in U.S. Show Impact of Surging Gasoline Prices April 14, 2022 by Molly Smith, Bloomberg
Supplier Prices Continued to Rise in March April 13, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
AMC Buys 7 Bow Tie Cinema Locations April 13, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Inflation Means Bigger Bills for Groceries, Gas, and Rent — Here’s the Breakdown April 13, 2022 by Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner
Inflation Hits 8.5%, Highest Since 1981 April 13, 2022 by Michael W. Chapman, CNS News
Oil Races Back Above $100 a Barrel April 13, 2022 by Matt Egan, CNN Business
Grocers Push Through Inflation, Passing Higher Prices to Shoppers April 13, 2022 by Jaewon Kang, Wall Street Journal
Inflation Reaches a Four-Decade High of 8.5% April 12, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Elon Musk Will No Longer Join Twitter Board April 12, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Biden Extends Student Loans Pause April 7, 2022 by Alice Seeley
30-Year Fixed Mortgage Crosses 5% April 6, 2022 by Diana Olick, CNBC
Markets Bet on Sharpest Pace of Fed Tightening Since 1994 April 6, 2022 by Benjamin Purvis and James Hirai, Bloomberg
Services Sector Prices Soar at ‘Unprecedented’ Rate April 6, 2022 by John Carney, Breitbart
House Hearing With Oil Executives Sets up Partisan Clash Over Gas Prices April 6, 2022 by Tyler Olson and Marisa Schultz, FOXBusiness
U.S. Supply Chain Pressures Worsen April 5, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Elon Musk Joins Twitter’s Board of Directors April 5, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Exxon Hits Record High Profit April 4, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Consumer Spending Slows Down April 4, 2022 by Alice Seeley
California Corporate Diversity Law Ruled Unconstitutional April 4, 2022 by The Associated Press
Masks Come Off, Mandates Loosen as Companies Relax COVID-19 Protocols April 4, 2022 by Chip Cutter, Wall Street Journal
Treasury Yields Invert, Traders Weigh U.S. Recession Risk April 4, 2022 by Samantha Subin and Vicky McKeever, CNBC
The Kids Are Alright. BlackRock’s President Isn’t. April 4, 2022 by Ryan Zickgraf, Jacobin
Unemployment Rate Declines to 3.6% April 1, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Home Prices Rose 19.2% in January from Last Year March 30, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
DOJ Supports Antitrust Bill Targeting Big Tech March 30, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Blackrock on Hunt for Gulf Infrastructure Deals March 30, 2022 by Saeed Azhar, Reuters
10-Year Treasury Yield Ticks Higher as Investors Keep Watch Over Bond Spreads March 30, 2022 by Jesse Pound and Vicky McKeever, CNBC
Oil Trades Higher as Inventory Falls Sharply March 30, 2022 by Ken Martin, FOXBusiness
Rising Commodity Prices Fuel Inflation, Raise Recession Risks March 30, 2022 by Kim Souza, Talk Business & Politics
An Assist to the Supreme Court in Restoring the Separation of Powers March 29, 2022 by The Editorial Board, Wall Street Journal
New Balance Opens New Factory in Massachusetts March 29, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Business, Highway Lobbies Fight Gas-Tax Holidays March 29, 2022 by Julie Bykowicz, Wall Street Journal
Oil Drops $6 on Positive Signals From Russia-Ukraine Peace Talks March 29, 2022 by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin, Reuters
Lawmakers Launch Probe of Credit Suisse Compliance With Russia Sanctions March 29, 2022 by Margot Patrick, Wall Street Journal
AIG to Rebrand Life and Retirement Business After IPO March 29, 2022 by Robbie Lawther, International Advisor
AIG Says BlackRock Will Manage Up to $150 Billion of Its Assets March 28, 2022 by Max Reyes and Silla Brush, Bloomberg
Chief Among Small-Business Concerns? Hiring. March 28, 2022 by H. Lee Murphy, Crain's Chicago Business
22,000 Union Workers At 29 West Coast Ports May Strike March 28, 2022 by Dees Stribling, Bisnow National
Instacart Cuts Valuation by 40% March 28, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Will Hild: Will BlackRock Benefit From Emission Rules? March 28, 2022 by Paul Greaney, NTD Business
A Recession Warning Sign? Part of U.S. Yield Curve Inverts for First Time Since 2006 March 28, 2022 by Garfield Clinton Reynolds and Ye Xie, Bloomberg
SEC Proposed Disclosure: Worsening Climate Change Is No Longer an Acceptable Business Model March 28, 2022 by Jorge Daniel Taillant, Gabrielle Dreyfus, and Durwood Zaelke, The Hill
Tesla Recalls 947 Vehicles March 26, 2022 by Alice Seeley
FTC, CFPB, Take Aim at Fake Review Fraud March 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Uber to Partner With NYC Taxi Industry March 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
American Airlines Skirts Biometric Claims Over Customer Hotline March 24, 2022 by Samantha Hawkins, Bloomberg Law
U.S. Reinstates 352 Product Exclusions From China Tariffs March 24, 2022 by David Lawder and Andrea Shalal, Reuters
Oil Climbs 5% After Russia Warns of Prolonged Pipeline Outage March 24, 2022 by Matt Egan, CNN Business
Lawmakers Consider Pump Relief Stimulus March 24, 2022 by Ken Martin, FOXBusiness
Pfizer Recalls Blood Pressure Medication March 23, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon Acquires MGM March 21, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Schumer: Oil Execs to Face Hearings on High Gas Prices March 17, 2022 by Benjamin J. Hulac, Roll Call
Citi’s Response to Abortion Bans: We’ll Pay For Workers to Travel March 17, 2022 by David Goldman, CNN Business
Senate Votes to End TSA Mask Requirements, White House Promises Veto March 17, 2022 by Chris Pandolfo, Blaze Media
Adobe Analytics Releases Digital Economy Index March 16, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Federal Reserve Set to Raise Interest Rates March 16, 2022 by Alice Seeley
White House: Gas Prices Will ‘Continue to Go Up’ March 15, 2022 by Charlie Spiering, Breitbart
Manchin Won’t Support Biden Fed Nominee Sarah Bloom Raskin March 15, 2022 by Teaganne Finn and Julie Tsirkin, NBC News
China’s COVID Lockdowns Set to Further Disrupt Global Supply Chains March 15, 2022 by Keith Bradsher, New York Times
SEC Plans to Force Public Companies to Disclose Greenhouse Gas Emissions March 15, 2022 by Douglas Macmillan and Maxine Joselow, Washington Post
ESG Has Arrived — But Frustration Over Inconsistent Standards Continues to Grow March 15, 2022 by Jessica Hamlin, Institutional Investor
Biden’s Executive Order on Cryptocurrencies March 11, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Google Acquires Cybersecurity Firm Mandiant March 10, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon Launches ‘Live Radio’ App Amp March 9, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
White House Bans Russian Oil Imports March 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
U.S. Economy Added 678,000 Jobs in February March 8, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Infant Formula Recalled Due to Two Deaths March 7, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon Closing All Bookstores March 7, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Uber Launches Uber Explore March 7, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Young Workers See Wage Gains in 2022 March 3, 2022 by Tim Cook
ExxonMobil Is Leaving Russia March 3, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Lucid Motors Cuts EV Production March 3, 2022 by Alice Seeley
U.S. Construction Spending Surges in January March 1, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Health Care Workers Under Pressure February 28, 2022 by Tim Cook
Real Estate Faces Trouble on Multiple Fronts February 28, 2022 by Tim Cook
IRS To Drop Facial Recognition Requirements February 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
White House Pins Inflation Blame on Russia-Ukraine Crisis February 24, 2022 by Naomi Lim, Washington Examiner
Expect More Corporate Litigation Over Social Issues February 24, 2022 by Saijel Kishan, Bloomberg
First on CNN: Citi Is the First Mega Bank to Kill Overdraft Fees February 24, 2022 by Matt Egan, CNN Business
White House Unveils More Steps to Strengthen U.S. Supply Chains February 24, 2022 by Andrea Shalal, Reauters
Apple Fined $22 Million By Dutch Watchdog Group February 23, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Macy’s Announces Fourth Quarter Gains February 23, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Amazon Files Lawsuit Against Fake Review Brokers February 23, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Oil Prices Surge Amid Russia-Ukraine Tensions February 22, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Larry Fink, ‘Emperor’? February 22, 2022 by Andrew Stuttaford, National Review
Gig Companies Are Disguising Exploitation as Social Justice February 22, 2022 by Akil Vicks, Jacobin
Oil Prices Approach $100 on Threat of Ukraine War February 22, 2022 by Joe Wallace, Wall Street Journal
America’s Housing Boom Is Also a Backlog February 22, 2022 by Matt Phillips, Axios
Home Depot’s Latest Quarter of Sales Growth Sustains Pandemic-Era Gains February 22, 2022 by Matt Grossman, Wall Street Journal
U.S. Stocks Face ‘Energy Price Shock,’ JPMorgan Strategists Say February 22, 2022 by Nikos Chrysoloras, Bloomberg
New Home Starts Dropped 4% in January February 18, 2022 by Alice Seeley
U.S. Retails Sales Spiked 3.8% in January February 17, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Senators Announce Kids Online Safety Act February 17, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Facing Texas Pushback, Blackrock Says It Backs Fossil Fuels February 17, 2022 by Ross Kerber, Reuters
Louis Vuitton Raises Prices as Costs Increase February 17, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Levi’s Executive President Announces Resignation February 16, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Texas Sues Meta Over Biometric Data February 15, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Regulators Probe Block Trading at Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Other Wall Street Firms February 15, 2022 by Susan Pulliam and Juliet Chung, Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Fears Market Jolt as Inflation Pinches Low-Income Americans February 15, 2022 by Vildana Hajric, Peyton Forte, and Emma Kinery, Bloomberg
Farmers Feel the Squeeze of Inflation February 15, 2022 by Patrick Thomas, Wall Street Journal
Lowest Consumer Sentiment Since 2011 February 14, 2022 by Alice Seeley
U.S. consumer debt grew by $1 trillion in 2021 February 11, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Kellogg May Implement Price Hikes Again This Year February 11, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Amazon Care Expanding Nationwide In 2022 February 10, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
U.S. Trade Deficit Topped $1 Trillion In 2021 February 9, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Apple Releases Tap-to-Pay Feature On iPhone February 9, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Peloton Announces New CEO February 9, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Cancel Culture Pressure Ramps up on Tech Platforms Spotify, Airbnb, and GoFundMe February 9, 2022 by Nihal Krishan, Washington Examiner
Airbnb Confirms Ban On Commentator Michelle Malkin February 9, 2022 by Tim Pearce, Daily Wire
US-China Competitiveness Bill Sparks Battle Over E-commerce February 9, 2022 by Karl Evers-Hillstrom, The Hill
Mortgage Rates Climb Even as Loan Size Hits Another Record February 9, 2022 by Ken Martin, FOXBusiness
Americans Face Record Metals Prices as Shipping Costs Surge February 9, 2022 by Joe Deaux and Yvonne Yue Li, Bloomberg
Twitter Launches “Downvote” Button February 8, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
4.3 Million Americans Quit Their Jobs in December February 4, 2022 by Alice Seeley
Amazon Prime Increases Membership Fee February 4, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Rising Labor Wages Impact on the Labor Market February 4, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Senate Advances Open App Markets Act February 4, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Inflation Fuels Car Prices as Inventory Dwindles February 3, 2022 by Kristen Altus, FOXBusiness
World Food Prices Are Climbing Closer Toward a Record High February 3, 2022 by Megan Durisin. Bloomberg
How Big Business Is Taking the Lead on Climate Change February 3, 2022 by Kassia Yanosek and David G. Victor, Foreign Affairs
Was This Shirt Made With Forced Labor? Hugo Boss Quietly Cut Ties With The Supplier February 3, 2022 by Alison Killing and Megha Rajagopalan, BuzzFeed News
Stock Market Had its Worse January Since 2009 February 2, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Hubble Lenses to Pay FTC $3.5 Million in Settlement February 1, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Consumer Sentiment Fell to Decade-Low in January January 31, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Dollar to Peak After Fed Starts Hiking in March, JPMorgan Says January 31, 2022 by Melissa Cheok and Ruth Carson, Bloomberg
A Pandemic Victim: Ethical Supply Chains January 31, 2022 by Neil Irwin, Axios
Consumer Spending Fell 0.6% In December January 31, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
Major U.S. Port Hits Container Record as Supply Chain Disruptions Continue to Roil U.S. January 28, 2022 by Talia Kaplan and Ashley Webster, FOXBusiness
U.S. Labor Costs Grew at Fastest Pace in Two Decades as Inflation Picked Up January 28, 2022 by Gabriel T. Rubin, Wall Street Journal
States Dole Out Mega-Subsidies in Bid to Lure Companies January 28, 2022 by Reid Wilson, The Hill
Natural-Gas Futures Spike in Latest Market Turmoil January 28, 2022 by Ryan Dezember, Wall Street Journal
FCC Revokes China Unicom’s Authorization to Operate in U.S. January 28, 2022 by David Shepardson and Diane Bartz, Reuters
Ford Doubles Production of New Lighting Ford F-150 January 27, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
Bentley To Become Fully Electric By 2030 January 27, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
New Supercomputer from Meta Advances AI Research January 26, 2022 by Natalie Mojica
As Fed Meets, Investor Angst Over Rate Hikes Spooks Markets January 26, 2022 by Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
Inflation-Fighting Fed Likely to Flag March Interest Rate Hike January 26, 2022 by Howard Schneider, Reuters
Costco Shareholder Vote Signals Focus On Supply-Chain Emissions January 26, 2022 by Dieter Holger, Wall Street Journal
White House Expected to Issue Cryptocurrency Regulations Next Month January 26, 2022 by Haisten Willis, Washington Examiner
Home Prices Surged Nearly 19% in November January 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
SAT to Be Delivered Digitally, Shortened January 25, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
S&P 500 Tumbles in Worst-Ever Start Through 16 Days January 25, 2022 by Emily Graffeo and Lu Wang, Bloomberg
After Rocky Start to Year, Unilever Axes 1,500 Managers January 25, 2022 by Richa Naidu and Pushkala Aripaka, Reuters
U.S. Food Supply Is Under Pressure, From Plants to Store Shelves January 24, 2022 by Jesse Newman and Jaewon Kang, Wall Street Journal
Small Businesses See Hiring as No. 1 Worry January 24, 2022 by Mike Allen, Axios
The Push to Get Banks to Consider Climate-Related Risk January 24, 2022 by Ben Geman, Axios
Larry Fink, Stakeholder Capitalism, And Climate Action January 24, 2022 by Nives Dolsak and Aseem Prakash, Forbes
Why the Sustainable Investment Craze Is Flawed January 24, 2022 by James Mackintosh, Wall Street Journal
Home Sales Surged To 15-Year High In 2021 January 21, 2022 by Harry Wilmerding, Daily Caller
Us Not Considering Gas Export Ban, Official Says January 20, 2022 by Rachel Frazin, The Hill
Wisconsin Democrats Return Money From Tech Billionaire Under Fire for Uyghur Comments January 20, 2022 by Matthew Foldi, Washington Free Beacon
American Airlines Sees Returning to Profitability in March, Warns of Higher Costs January 20, 2022 by Rajesh Kumar Singh and Abhijith Ganapavaram, Reuters
China-Based Auditors Pose Risks for U.S. Companies, Study Shows January 20, 2022 by Jean Eaglesham, Wall Street Journal
Americans Worried Rising Inflation Will Outpace Their Wages This Year January 20, 2022 by Megan Henney, FOXBusiness
U.S. Jobless Claims Surge to Three-Month High on Omicron Impact January 20, 2022 by Raeedah Wahid, Bloomberg
CPU’s and GPUS’s Are Going to Get Even More Expensive in 2022 January 19, 2022 by Chris Szewczyk, PC Gamer
Oil Markets Are Expected to Tighten as Prices Keep Rising January 19, 2022 by Stanley Reed, New York Times
Larry Fink Defends Blackrock Against Accusations It Is ‘Woke’ January 19, 2022 by Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner
AT&T, Verizon Change 5G Rollout Plans After Airlines Protest January 19, 2022 by Thomas Barrabi, New York Post
Microsoft To Buy Gaming Company Activision Blizzard January 18, 2022 by Nathalie Voit
West Virginia Dumps Blackrock Fund Over Anti-energy Stance January 18, 2022 by Breck Dumas, FOXBusiness
China Evergrande Secures Payment Extension as More Developers Race to Avert Defaults January 13, 2022 by Clare Jim, Jason Xue, Samuel Shen, and Andrew Galbraith, Reuters
Nike, Columbia Sportswear Plan to Start Firing Unvaccinated Employees January 13, 2022 by Mike Rogoway and Jeff Manning, The Oregonian
Fed’s Daly, Harker Join Calls for Rate Liftoff as Early as March January 13, 2022 by Laura Curtis and Olivia Rockeman, Bloomberg
Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected to 230,000 as Omicron Spikes January 13, 2022 by Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner
Oil Prices Climb to Two-Month High January 12, 2022 by Matt Egan, CNN Business
Biden Admin to Reduce Oil Leasing in Alaska January 12, 2022 by Cole Carnick, Washington Free Beacon
Here’s Why Grocery Stores Are Struggling to Stock Their Empty Shelves January 12, 2022 by Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business
US Airlines Say China Is Forcing Them to Cancel Some Flights January 12, 2022 by David Koenig, Associated Press
Housing Costs Swell, Hampering Home Buyers and Pushing up Rents January 12, 2022 by Sydney Ember, New York Times
Consumers Spend Record $204B on 2021 Holiday Shopping Season January 12, 2022 by Daniella Genovese, FOXBusiness
Blackrock Unveils Climate Funds Targeting the Toughest Esg Clients January 12, 2022 by Frances Schwartzkopff, Bloomberg
Thousands of Grocery Workers on Strike in Colorado January 12, 2022 by Aaron Gregg, Washington Post
American Airlines Expects $1.2 Billion Pre-tax Loss for Fourth Quarter January 12, 2022 by Kyle Arnold, Dallas Morning News
Workers Sick With Omicron Add to Manufacturing Woes. ‘The Hope Was That 2022 Would Get Better.’ January 10, 2022 by Bob Tita and Austen Hufford, Wall Street Journal
Some Wall Street Banks See Four U.S. Interest Rate Hikes This Year January 10, 2022 by Aniruddha Ghosh and Sruthi Shankar, Reuters
Supply-Chain Issues Leave New Homes Without Garage Doors and Gutters January 10, 2022 by Nicole Friedman, Wall Street Journal
SEC Pushes for More Transparency From Private Companies January 10, 2022 by Paul Kiernan, The Wall Street Journal
Can Companies Force Themselves to Do Good? January 10, 2022 by Nick Romeo, The New Yorker
American Airlines Introduces Sustainable Pajamas January 10, 2022 by Ben Schlappig, OMAAT
U.S. Flight Cancellations Continue, Extending Holiday Turmoil January 10, 2022 by Niraj Chokshi, New York Times
Citigroup Confronts Vaccine Holdouts in No Jab, No Job Mandate January 7, 2022 by Jennifer Surane, Bloomberg
Blackrock (BLK) To Release Earnings on Friday January 7, 2022 by MarketBeat
Sleepless Bond Traders Face Worst Start to a Year in Decades January 7, 2022 by Ye Xie, Michael Mackenzie, and Peyton Forte, Bloomberg
$80 Oil Fueled by Fed, OPEC’s Puny Production Boost January 7, 2022 by Phil Flynn, FoxBusiness
Rents Expected to Keep Rising in 2022 After Last Year’s Explosive Growth January 7, 2022 by Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner
After Two Weeks of Flight Cancellations, Airlines Assess What Went Wrong January 7, 2022 by Alison Sider, Wall Street Journal
Half of U.S. States Raising Minimum Wage in 2022 January 6, 2022 by Sean Salai, Washington Times
Larry Fink Wants to Save the World (and Make Money Doing It) January 6, 2022 by Dawn Lim, Wall Street Journal
Olympic Committee Called Out For Blowing Off China Rights Group January 6, 2022 by Taylor Giles, Daily Caller
America Calls Out Sick January 6, 2022 by Nathaniel Meyersohn and Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business
Biden, in Shift, Prepares Americans to See COVID-19 as Part of Life January 6, 2022 by Sabrina Siddiqui, Wall Street Journal
Fed Leaves Gradualism Behind With Urgency on Rates, Assets January 6, 2022 by Craig Torres and Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg
Airlines Cancel More Than 1,000 Flights for 11th Straight Day January 6, 2022 by Joseph De Avila, Wall Street Journal
Blackrock INC. Stock Falls Wednesday, Underperforms Market January 6, 2022 by MarketWatch Automation
Postal Service Seeks 120-Day Waiver From Vaccine Mandate January 6, 2022 by Olafimihan Oshin, The Hill
Two More Major Financial Companies Urge Workers to Stay at Home January 5, 2022 by Matt Egan, CNN Business
Chinese Developer Asking Bondholders to Postpone Repayment January 5, 2022 by The Associated Press
Macy’s Requests Vaccination Status of All U.S. Employees January 5, 2022 by Sapna Maheshwari, New York Times
Here’s Who to Blame for Airlines’ Cancellation Chaos January 5, 2022 by Chris Isidore, CNN Business
Tension on Coca-Cola Picket Line Leads to Bethlehem Police Presence January 5, 2022 by Sara K. Satullo, lehighvalleylive.com
Bank Fees for Green Debt Surpass Fossil-Fuel Financing January 5, 2022 by Tim Quinson, Bloomberg
Biden Hails 5G Wireless Deal Averting Aviation Safety Crisis January 4, 2022 by David Shepardson, Reuters
U.S. Manufacturing Gauge Falls While Price Pressures Ease January 4, 2022 by Reade Pickert, Bloomberg
Toyota Overtakes GM as Bestselling Auto Maker in U.S. January 4, 2022 by Mike Colias and Christina Rogers, Wall Street Journal
Only 17% Of Workers Say Their Pay Has Kept Pace With Inflation January 4, 2022 by Ben Casselman, New York Times
A Record 4.5 Million Workers Quit or Changed Jobs in November January 4, 2022 by Eli Rosenberg, Washington Post
Airbnb Settles With U.S. on Alleged Violations of Cuba Sanctions January 4, 2022 by Mengqi Sun, Wall Street Journal
US Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Manufacturing Data January 4, 2022 by Anna Hirtenstein, Wall Street Journal
Evergrande Is Told to Tear Down 39 Buildings on Man-Made Island January 4, 2022 by Anniek Bao and Elaine Yu, Wall Street Journal
How BlackRock Made ESG the Hottest Ticket on Wall Street January 4, 2022 by Cam Simpson and Saijel Kishan, Bloomberg
Job Openings on Track for New High Ahead of Omicron Wave January 4, 2022 by Bryan Mena, Wall Street Journal
FDIC Chair Resigns After Warning Democrats Launching ‘Hostile Takeover’ January 4, 2022 by Timothy H.J. Nerozzi, Fox News
American Airlines, Saddled With Debt and Growing Pains, Turns to New CEO January 4, 2022 by Alison Sider, Wall Street Journal
Major Corporations Had ‘Woke’ Trainings Exposed in 2021 January 4, 2022 by Tyler O'Neil, FOXBusiness
Chicken Wing Shortage Is Giving Thighs a Starring Role on Restaurant Menus January 4, 2022 by Lisa Fickenscher, New York Post
Disney, MLB Lead Watchdog’s ‘Worst of the Woke’ List for 2021 January 4, 2022 by Sean Salai, Washington Times
Starbucks Imposes Covid-19 Vaccine, Testing Requirements for U.S. Workers January 4, 2022 by Heather Haddon, Wall Street Journal
More Than 1,800 Flights Canceled in US on Monday January 3, 2022 by Mychael Schnell, The Hill
The CFPB’s Arbitrary Attacks on Payday Loans January 3, 2022 by Thomas W. Miller Jr. and Todd Zywicki
Consumer Confidence Improved in December  December 31, 2021 by Nathalie Voit
Senators Own Cryptocurrency Assets as They Shape Rules for Industry December 20, 2021 by Chad Day, Julie Bykowicz, and Paul Kiernan, Wall Street Journal
Schumer to Hold a Biden-Plan Vote, Even Lacking Majority Support December 20, 2021 by Erik Wasson, Bloomberg
European Airline CEO Wants To Ban Unvaccinated People From Flying December 20, 2021 by Ben Zeisloft, Daily Wire
UBS Excludes Exxon Mobil From Climate Funds December 20, 2021 by Carolyn Cohn, Reuters
Blackstone Will Buy Bluerock Residential in $3.6 Billion Deal December 20, 2021 by Natalie Wong, Bloomberg
Airlines Brace for Flight Restrictions in 5G Standoff December 20, 2021 by Andrew Tangel, Wall Street Journal
CCP Paid DC Radio Station $4.4 Million To Broadcast Propaganda December 20, 2021 by Chuck Ross, Washington Free Beacon
China’s Growing Access to Global Shipping Data Worries U.S. December 20, 2021 by Daniel Michaels, Wall Street Journal
American Airlines Has A Balance Sheet Problem December 20, 2021 by Limitless Investing, Seeking Alpha
Goldman Cuts U.S. GDP Forecast as Biden Economic Agenda in Doubt December 20, 2021 by Michael Heath and Linus Chua, Bloomberg
S&P Joins Major Credit Raters in Declaring China Evergrande in Default December 17, 2021 by Elaine Yu, Wall Street Journal
Unemployment Rate Falls in Nearly All States, 8 at Record Low December 17, 2021 by Reade Pickert, Bloomberg
Climate Risks for Big Banks Could Hurt Financial System, OCC Says December 17, 2021 by Richard Vanderford, Wall Street Journal
Special Report: Amazon Partnered With China Propaganda Arm December 17, 2021 by Steve Stecklow and Jeffrey Dastin, Reuters
Williams Says Fed Is Preparing for Higher Rates in 2022 December 17, 2021 by Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg
Central Banks Around the World Raise Rates as Fed Prepares Move December 17, 2021 by Paul Hannon, Wall Street Journal
Stocks Open Lower on Interest Rate Worries December 17, 2021 by Will Horner, Wall Street Journal
Microsoft’s Bing Halts Autofill Feature in China, Citing Local Laws December 17, 2021 by Liza Lin, Wall Street Journal
ESG Debt Buyers Swallow Short-Term Losses to Gain Ethical Kudos December 17, 2021 by Ronan Martin, Bloomberg
This Is What Greenwashing Looks Like for BlackRock December 17, 2021 by Tim McDonnell, Quartz
American, JetBlue to Expand Network From New York, Boston December 16, 2021 by Matt Grossman, Dow Jones Newswire
LA Port Sees Record 2021 Imports Despite Supply Chain Snags December 16, 2021 by Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Bank of England Announces Rate Hike From Pandemic-Era Lows December 16, 2021 by Elliot Smith, CNBC
Stocks Mixed Amid Decisions From Central Banks December 16, 2021 by Joe Wallace, Wall Street Journal
Reddit Files Confidentially for IPO December 16, 2021 by Sarah E. Needleman, Wall Street Journal
Airlines See Growth, Innovation After COVID Shock December 16, 2021 by Joann Muller, Axios
Two Major Airline CEOs Question the Need for Masks on Planes December 16, 2021 by Chris Isidore, CNN Business
Shareholder Group Pressures U.S. Banks to Drop Fossil Fuels Faster December 16, 2021 by Ross Kerber and Elizabeth Dilts Marshall, Reuters
Stronger Shareholder Action, More Robust ESG Rules Expected in 2022 December 16, 2021 by Ellen Meyers, Roll Call
Airline CEOs Set to Testify at Senate Hearing December 15, 2021 by Breck Dumas, FOXBusiness
OPINION: The Dangers of Woke Capitalism December 15, 2021 by Brian Knight, Discourse
Blackrock Adds China Tech and Two ESG ETFS to Range December 14, 2021 by Tom Eckett, ETF Stream
U.S. Says Antitrust Suit Challenging Air Alliance Should Advance December 14, 2021 by David Shepardson, Reuters
Fashion House Chanel Hires Unilever Consumer Goods Veteran as CEO December 14, 2021 by Silvia Aloisi and Mimosa Spencer, Reuters
U.S. Small Business Confidence Rose Slightly in November December 14, 2021 by Xavier Fontdegloria, Dow Jones Newswires
Fed Meets for First Time Since Powell Signaled Policy Shift December 14, 2021 by Nick Timiraos, Wall Street Journal
This Was the Year Investors and Businesses Put Big Bets on Climate December 13, 2021 by Amy Myers Jaffe, Wall Street Jorunal
This Fabric Is Hailed as ‘Eco-Friendly.’ The Rainforest Tells a Different Story. December 13, 2021 by Andrew W. Lehren, Didi Martinez, Anna Schecter and Rich Schapiro, NBC News
BlackRock Gets Ready to Rewind 2021 Playbook in 2022 December 13, 2021 by Anchalee Worrachate, Bloomberg
Harris Unveils Plan for Electric Vehicle Charging Network December 13, 2021 by Matthew Daly, Associated Press
What 2021’s IPO Pops Tell Us About Future Flotations and SPACS December 13, 2021 by Alex Wilhelm, TechCrunch
Worker Pay Isn’t Keeping up With Inflation December 13, 2021 by Kate Marino, Axios
Rent Is Going up Again. Here’s Why. December 13, 2021 by Alicia Wallace, CNN Business
There Aren’t Enough Skilled Workers for Biden’s Big Infrastructure Plan December 13, 2021 by Alicia Wallace, CNN Business
Inflation Surge Pushes U.S. Real Interest Rates Into More Deeply Negative Territory December 13, 2021 by Nick Timiraos, Wall Street Journal
Fed Hikes Seen Starting With Yield Curve Flattest in Generation December 13, 2021 by Liz McCormick and Matthew Boesler, Bloomberg
Biden, Warren Back Uprising Against Trump Bank Regulator December 13, 2021 by Victoria Guida and Katy O’Donnell, Politico
Child Tax Credit Expiration Adds Pressure for Democrats December 13, 2021 by Naomi Jagoda and Aris Folley, The Hill
Activist Group Targets Exxon With Shareholder Climate Resolution December 13, 2021 by Ron Bousso and Sabrina Valle, Reuters
How a Less-Than Six-Month-Old Fund Shook the Nuclear Fuel Market December 13, 2021 by Emily Graffeo, Bloomberg
Buybacks Hit Record After Pulling Back in 2020 December 13, 2021 by Karen Langley, Wall Street Journal
Iraq Says Halliburton, Exxon in Talks for Stake in Oil Field December 13, 2021 by Khalid Al Ansary and David Wethe, Bloomberg
The ESG Mirage December 10, 2021 by Cam Simpson, Akshat Rathi, and Saijel Kishan, Bloomberg
Blackrock, SSGA Tout Diversity Efforts at House Subcommittee Hearing December 10, 2021 by Brian Croce, Pensions & Investments
Airlines Face Holiday Test as Demand Surges December 9, 2021 by Damian J. Troise, ABC NEws
U.S. Wholesale Inventories Surge 2.3% In October December 9, 2021 by Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch
1 in 5 Americans Are Saving Less for Retirement Due to COVID December 9, 2021 by Jessica Dickler, CNBC
U.S. SEC Mulls Tougher Rules for SPAC Gatekeepers, Chairman Says December 9, 2021 by Katanga Johnson, Reuters
American Airlines to Reduce International Flights Due to Boeing Dreamliner Delays December 9, 2021 by Andrew Tangel, Wall Street Journal
SellerX Taps Sofina, BlackRock for Funds at $1 Billion Valuation December 9, 2021 by Ivan Levingston, Bloomberg
Amazon Fined $1.3 Billion in Italian Antitrust Case December 9, 2021 by Eric Sylvers and Sam Schechner, Wall Street Journal
House Passes Bill to Strengthen Shipping Supply Chain December 9, 2021 by Joseph Choi, The Hill
BlackRock Takes First Step Towards Shareholder Democracy December 9, 2021 by Lawrence A. Cunningham, CapitalMatters
Crypto CEOs Testify Before Lawmakers Mulling Greater Regulation of Market December 8, 2021 by Paul Kiernan, The Wall Street Journal
Rising Costs Top Concern for Americans: Poll December 8, 2021 by Lexi Lonas, The Hill
Beijing Reins In China’s Central Bank December 8, 2021 by Lingling Wei, Wall Street Journal
American Airlines, Pilots Get OK to Seek Defense Department Data December 8, 2021 by Jacklyn Wille, Bloomberg Law
Sen. Joe Manchin Holds Back Support for Social-Spending Bill December 8, 2021 by Eliza Collins, Wall Street Journal
NJ Closes Case on Unilever Over Ice Cream Sales Ban in Settlements December 8, 2021 by Hannan Adely, NorthJersey.com
Nestle Sale of L’Oreal Shares Pleases Investors on Both Sides December 8, 2021 by Gwénaëlle Barzic and Silvia Aloisi, Reuters
Airlines Defend Delays, Cancellations Amid Scrutiny From Congress December 8, 2021 by Karl Evers-Hillstrom, The Hill
Climate Alliance Falls Short When It Comes to Shareholder Votes December 8, 2021 by Saijel Kishan, Bloomberg
Evaluating a Retiring Pandemic CEO December 8, 2021 by Ed Cropley and Amanda Gomez, Reuters
BlackRock to Pull $2 Trillion in Assets From State Street December 8, 2021 by Dawn Lim and Justin Baer, Wall Street Journal
Companies Plan Big Raises for Workers in 2022 December 7, 2021 by David Harrison, Wall Street Journal
Americans’ Pandemic-Era ‘Excess Savings’ Are Dwindling for Many December 7, 2021 by Talmon Joseph Smith, New York Times
Elizabeth Warren Presses Jerome Powell for Information on Trading Controversy December 7, 2021 by Michael S. Derby, Wall Street Journal
U.S. to Crack Down on Cryptocurrency Crimes to Combat Corruption December 7, 2021 by Matt Robinson, Bloomberg
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker to Retire, President Isom to Take Reins March 31 December 7, 2021 by Leslie Josephs and Phil LeBeau, CNBC