The antitrust trial puts book publishing in crisis

The antitrust trial puts book publishing in crisis

NEW YORK (AP) – The Department of Justice’s effort to block the merger by Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is not just a showcase for the Biden administration’s tougher approach to business consolidationit is rare for the publishing industry itself to be put in the dock. During the first week of a planned … Read more

The Big Democratic Package: What’s Inside and What’s Outside?

The Big Democratic Package: What’s Inside and What’s Outside?

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nowhere near the $ 4 trillion dollar proposal first launched by President Joe Biden to rebuild America’s public infrastructure and family support systems but compromise package to tackle health inflation, climate change and deficit reduction strategies looks on track for Senate votes this weekend. The estimated $ 740 billion proposal, impressed by … Read more

Senate rules arbiter weakens the Dem drug plan in the income statement

Senate rules arbiter weakens the Dem drug plan in the income statement

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate lawmaker on Saturday dealt a blow to the Democrats’ plan to cut drug prices, but left the rest of their sprawling economic bill largely intact as party leaders braced for the first votes on a package containing many of President Joe Biden’s top national goals. Elizabeth MacDonough, the non-partisan arbiter of … Read more

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

Another 3 ships with grain depart from the ports of Ukraine under the UN agreement

ISTANBUL (AP) – Three other ships carrying thousands of tons of corn left Ukrainian ports on Friday and traveled into the minewaters to inspect their cargo overdue, a sign that an international agreement to export grain has resisted since the Russia invaded Ukraine it was slowly progressing. But there are major obstacles to be faced … Read more

Democrats change some tax provisions while preparing the income statement

Democrats change some tax provisions while preparing the income statement

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrats reduced part of their minimum corporate tax proposal and made other changes to their gigantic income statement, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday, as they drove President Joe Biden’s election season victory on his national agenda. In an unusual peek at closed-door bargaining, Schumer, DNY, said Democrats dropped a proposed … Read more

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats agreed on 11th hour changes to their core economic legislation, they announced Thursday at the end, removing the main obstacle to pushing one of President Joe Biden’s key election year priorities. through the chamber in the next few days. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., A centrist seen as the pivotal vote … Read more

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

The Democrats say they have reached an agreement on the economic package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Democrats agreed on 11th hour changes to their core economic legislation, they announced Thursday at the end, removing the main obstacle to pushing one of President Joe Biden’s key election year priorities. through the chamber in the next few days. Senator Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., A centrist seen as the pivotal vote … Read more

New cryptocurrency oversight legislation comes as the industry shakes

New cryptocurrency oversight legislation comes as the industry shakes

WASHINGTON (AP) – After 13 years, at least three crashes, dozens of scams and Ponzi schemes and hundreds of billions of dollars made and evaporated, cryptocurrencies finally have the full attention of Congress, whose legislators and lobbyists have plastered Capitol Hill with proposals on how to regulate the sector. The latest bipartisan proposal arrived on … Read more

States are hoping for increased revenue with the Mega Millions craze

States are hoping for increased revenue with the Mega Millions craze

An increase in undergraduate scholarships for New Mexico students. A new bike path nestled in the western side of Colorado. More homeless shelters in Arizona. When lottery sales go up, gold ticketed players aren’t the only ones to win. In the United States, state lottery systems use that money to promote education, tourism, transportation, and … Read more

Argentina: markets rejoice over the new minister, but for how long?

Argentina: markets rejoice over the new minister, but for how long?

BUENOS AIRES – Markets rejoice over Sergio Massa’s arrival as Argentina’s third economy minister in less than a month, but analysts warn that more details are needed on his plans to get the South American country out of its dire economic straits. The local currency, the peso, strengthened strongly in the financial market on Friday, … Read more