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Biden Taps Ex-Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Lead the Treasury, According to an AP Source

32 minutes ago   |   Time

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and...
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US Army Corps of Engineers approves key Line 3 permit

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday approved one of the last remaining permits for Enbridge Energy's planned Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement across northern...
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Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury: AP source

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   7 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and...
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Goldman Sachs downgrades GDP estimates for Q4 and beyond thanks to COVID case surge

7 hours ago   |   Fortune

Goldman Sachs is serving up some harsh projections just days before Thanksgiving. The bank cited “the rapid and broad-based resurgence of the coronavirus” as the main reason it...
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U.S. Surgeon General Warns Against Holiday Gatherings, Including At The White House

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

Multiple attendees at two recent Trump administration events have contracted coronavirus.
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Autonomous delivery startup Gatik raises $25 million in Series A funding

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

Our mission to make business better is fueled by readers like you. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Autonomous vehicle startup Gatik announced...
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The dealmakers embracing the chaos

12 hours ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Term Sheet , a daily newsletter on the biggest deals and dealmakers. Sign up to get it delivered free to your inbox. For better or for worse, 2020 is...
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Biden infrastructure package in jeopardy as bi-partisan cooperation fails to launch

13 hours ago   |   Fortune

Union leaders and transportation advocates have looked to President-elect Joe Biden and his former Senate colleague Mitch McConnell for possible action next year on a major...
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Tart Cherry Juice Company Cheribundi Aims Big In The Performance Beverage Aisle With $15 Million Investment

14 hours ago   |   Forbes

Cheribundi, one of the largest tart cherry juice companies in the U.S., has raised a $15 million funding round led by Emil Capital Partners to gain a major foothold in the...
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New Zealand, With Its Covid-19 Outbreak Under Control, Is In Talks With Biden As U.S. Exceeds 12 Million Cases

15 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The country of 5 million is widely seen as having successfully tackled the pandemic, and is now offering its top experts to help the world's worst-affected country.
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Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of...

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of US Treasury - report

Democrat US president-elect Joe Biden has reportedly named former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, continuing a near-perfect record of... Read more ...

GSA announces it will provide Joe Biden with the resources to begin the...

GSA announces it will provide Joe Biden with the resources to begin the presidential transition

Summary List Placement The General Services Administration will provide President-elect Joe Biden with the "resources and services" he needs to begin his transition to the... Read more ...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancels his Thanksgiving plans, but 'don't tell...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo cancels his Thanksgiving plans, but 'don't tell his mom - she doesn't know yet'

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be having his 89-year-old mother and two of his daughters over for Thanksgiving, according to a senior adviser. On... Read more ...

GameStop Black Friday deals you can get before Thanksgiving include $30 off...

GameStop Black Friday deals you can get before Thanksgiving include $30 off Switch and PS4 exclusives, 25% off Funko Pop toys, and more

Summary List Placement GameStop's Black Friday countdown sale is going on now, GameStop's official Black Friday sale will begin online at 9 p.m. ET on November 25; stores will... Read more ...

China just launched a mission to the moon to collect rock samples - the...

China just launched a mission to the moon to collect rock samples - the first time a country will have done so in more than 40 years

Summary List Placement For decades, planetary geologists have studied tiny chunks of lunar rock to unravel the moon's mysteries. The rocks have revealed how old the moon is... Read more ...

CEOs Urge Trump To Concede: 'Not A Moment To Waste' In Fighting COVID-19

CEOs Urge Trump To Concede: 'Not A Moment To Waste' In Fighting COVID-19

More than 150 business leaders released a letter calling on Trump to start the transition process given the urgent need to tackle the fallout from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden supporters rush to defend reported Sec-of-State pick Antony Blinken...

Biden supporters rush to defend reported Sec-of-State pick Antony Blinken, who ‘got rich off corporate consulting'

As Antony Blinken was revealed to be presumed US president-elect Joe Biden's likely pick for secretary of state, a past report detailing the diplomat's business dealings and... Read more ...

Trump's closest business ally just admitted that the president lost the election

Trump's closest business ally just admitted that the president lost the election

Summary List Placement Stephen Schwarzman, the CEO of Blackstone and longtime supporter of President Donald Trump, has said it is "very certain" that Trump lost the... Read more ...

Stocks jump as investors cheer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Stocks jump as investors cheer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

US stocks were set to climb Monday as investors cheered a third promising coronavirus vaccine that could help the global economy return to normal. Futures contracts tied to the... Read more ...

Covid-19 lockdowns have little impact as greenhouse gas concentration...

Covid-19 lockdowns have little impact as greenhouse gas concentration continues to rise - UN agency

The World Meteorological Organization has warned that CO2 concentration in the atmosphere is likely to go up in 2020 despite a reduction in global emissions due to... Read more ...