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"Vanilla" Gift Cards Accused of Fueling Easy Holiday Scams

'Vanilla' Gift Cards Accused of Fueling Easy Holiday Scams

A prominent prepaid card issuer is being sued for allegedly failing to prevent one of the most prevalent scams from using its cards.

Dec 21, 2023 09:09 AM EST


 IRS Delivers $1 Billion Penalty Gift, Check Your Eligibility Now!

IRS Delivers $1 Billion Penalty Gift, Check Your Eligibility Now!

For the tax years 2020 and 2021, the IRS is waiving penalty penalties for taxpayers who failed to pay back taxes totaling less than $100,000 annually. The IRS said on Tuesday that the relief plan will waive $1 billion in fees for tax returns submitted for those years.

Dec 21, 2023 06:09 AM EST


Dow Swings Wildly, Closing Sharply Lower in Sudden Turnaround

Dow Swings Wildly, Closing Sharply Lower in Sudden Turnaround

Stocks in the United States finished down on Wednesday after a sharp mid-afternoon drop stopped Wall Street's remarkable run, which had been fueled by lowering interest rates and the Federal Reserve's dovish tilt.

Dec 20, 2023 10:25 PM EST


 US and China Debt Woes Could Shake Up Global Ratings in 2024

US and China Debt Woes Could Shake Up Global Ratings in 2024

The year 2024 may mark significant changes in several sovereign credit ratings due to the U.S. and China being on downgrade alerts, Turkey expecting to receive an upgrade after a ten-year hiatus, Israel facing its first drop, and more than fifty elections to be managed.

Dec 20, 2023 10:01 AM EST


Late Shoppers Rejoice as Retailers Turbocharge Delivery!

Late Shoppers Rejoice as Retailers Turbocharge Delivery!

Some of America's largest retailers are attempting to boost delivery speeds in order to satisfy customers who anticipate faster and faster deliveries.

Dec 19, 2023 09:37 PM EST


Grab These Stocks before 2023 Closes, Say Analysts

Grab These Stocks Before 2023 Closes, Say Analysts

Ten S&P 500 stocks have the greatest proportion of analysts' "buy" ratings within the index: NiSource, Lamb Weston, and Amazon.com, among others. Even the analysts who monitor these stocks have unanimously recommended buying two of these stocks.

Dec 19, 2023 09:27 AM EST


Vans Owner Stumbles as Hack Halts Holiday Hustle, Shares Tumble

Vans Owner Stumbles as Hack Halts Holiday Hustle, Shares Tumble

The North Face and Vans owner VF Corp. saw a sharp decline in their stock price on Monday following their announcement that a breach had compromised part of their capabilities to ship orders in time for the holidays.

Dec 19, 2023 06:45 AM EST


Amazon Seeks Sports Content Boost with Potential Investment in Diamond Sports

Amazon Seeks Sports Content Boost with Potential Investment in Diamond Sports

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Amazon is in discussions to invest in regional sports programming company Diamond Sports, a move that would enhance the e-commerce giant's ambitious drive into sports entertainment.

Dec 18, 2023 09:41 PM EST


Unlocking Buffett's $375 Billion Portfolio: The Power of Dividend Investments

Unlocking Buffett's $375 Billion Portfolio: The Power of Dividend Investments

As Warren Buffett once said, "All there is to investing is picking good stocks at good times and staying with them as long as they remain good companies."

Dec 18, 2023 11:30 AM EST


Fed Plots Inflation Takedown, But Can Growth Survive the Landing?

Fed Plots Inflation Takedown, But Can Growth Survive the Landing?

The Americans have not felt such excruciating inflation since 1981, when "The Jeffersons" and "The Dukes of Hazzard" were dominating the TV ratings. However, it appears that the Federal Reserve is about to overcome it, and without the severe recession and spike in joblessness that many analysts had expected would follow.

Dec 18, 2023 10:20 AM EST


COVID Fallout? US Sees Unprecedented Surge in Homelessness as Safety Nets Fray

COVID Fallout? US Sees Unprecedented Surge in Homelessness as Safety Nets Fray

According to government officials on Friday, a "sharp rise" in the number of people experiencing homelessness for the first time contributed to homelessness in America setting a new high earlier this year.

Dec 18, 2023 09:14 AM EST


Lower Inflation, Elevated Unemployment in CBO's 2025 Economic Projection

Lower Inflation, Elevated Unemployment in CBO's 2025 Economic Projection

The Congressional Budget Office stated on Friday that it anticipates inflation to almost reach the Federal Reserve's 2% target rate in 2024 as general growth is anticipated to slow and unemployment to climb through 2025, according to revised economic predictions for the next two years.

Dec 16, 2023 09:38 AM EST


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