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News & Updates
September 17, 2021 Powell opens review into Fed ethics rules after backlash over tradingSource: Politico
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell ordered the central bank’s staff to examine internal ethics rules around what types of assets Fed officials are allowed to hold, following revelations of financial trades made by two...
September 17, 2021 SEC action on crypto could be imminent - videoSource: CNBC
Richard Repetto, a Piper Sandler analyst, joins The Exchange as Coinbase shares are down following a Wells Notice from the SEC. Repetto discuss the benefits and downsides of regulation in technology and finance.
Source: CNN Business
China's dramatic steps to contain the coronavirus this summer have taken a toll on consumer confidence in the country and are fueling concerns about the strength of the world's second largest economy.
Research & Insights
September 2, 2021 Six in 10 US voters think America has gone seriously off track: pollsSource: NY Post
The Morning Consult/Politico poll of 1,997 registered voters conducted from Saturday to Monday found that 61 percent believed things in the country have gone “pretty seriously” on “the wrong track.”
August 20, 2021 Majority of Americans Believe Reducing Waste, Increasing Sustainability, Will Help Preserve National ParksSource: Yahoo Finance
Most Americans (84%) believe reducing waste can help preserve national parks for future generations, and a strong majority (83%) wish it were easier to take actions to reduce the amount of waste they generate, according to a new...
Source: Yahoo News
Climate change is changing Earth in ways that are "unprecedented" in thousands — and in some cases, hundreds of thousands — of years, according to a blistering report released by the United Nations on Monday.
Commentary & Opinion
Source: The Conversation
The eurozone economy was therefore needing life support even before the pandemic – indeed, many of the ECB’s other unconventional support measures were in place throughout.
July 27, 2021 Bye-bye, bitcoin: It's time to ban cryptocurrenciesSource: The Hill
Governments should guarantee safe, stable and usable money. Already, according to the Atlantic Council GeoEconomics Center's CBDC Tracker, 81 countries representing 90 percent of world gross domestic product are at various stages...
June 24, 2021 Opinion - America the Beautiful' is a green infrastructure plan for greater sustainability and equitySource: The Hill
Record heat and wildfire in the western United States. Plummeting biodiversity. A nation struggling for equity and justice. In times like these, we desperately need federal initiatives that can solve multiple problems in one fell...
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