U.S. stock index futures were little changed during overnight trading on Wednesday, after stocks finished the session in the red across the board. Futures contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 4 points. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures declined 0.05% and 0.01%, respectively. Stocks posted heavy losses during regular trading as
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chee gin tan | E+ | Getty Images The Small Business Administration on Wednesday released a new application and loan calculation formula for Paycheck Protection Program loans for self-employed and gig workers. For these small businesses, it will mean larger forgivable loan amounts going forward. The new PPP application for self-employed workers and sole proprietors
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Chinese tourists wear masks as protection from the pollution outside the Forbidden City during a day of high pollution in Beijing, China. Getty Images Sustainable investing is taking off in Asia-Pacific as institutional investors accelerated their environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments during the coronavirus pandemic last year. ESG investing prioritizes a company’s positive contributions
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Mortgage interest rates last week rose at the fastest pace in over a year, throwing cold water on already cooling demand. Total mortgage application volume was essentially flat for the week, rising just 0.5% according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan
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Some of Spain’s most popular Youtubers were already residing in Andorra when Ruben Doblas’s public announcement that he plans to move his residency to Andorra triggered Spain’s tax agency to announce new tax avoidance measures to track individuals who plan to change their residency for tax purposes. Andorra’s tax system is still appealing to EU
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks at a Senate Finance Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 25, 2021. Tasos Katopodis | Getty Images News | Getty Images Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said Wednesday it’s a “prescription for trouble” to end jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed and gig
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday he anticipates a ferocious travel recovery from the Covid pandemic, a development that would have significant implications for companies with exposure to the industry and for the U.S. economy overall. “It’s going to be a boom here in this country, and I don’t think people are ready for it,” Cramer
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