Justin Brannan will head the New York City Council Finance Committee, Speaker Adrienne Adams announced. “My charge is to make sure we are spending wisely, safeguarding our city’s financial future, and fortifying the city’s social safety net for New Yorkers who need it most,” Brannan, a hardcore punk rocker before turning to politics, said when
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve released a long-awaited report examining the potential ramifications of issuing a digital version of the U.S. dollar, saying it would not create one without a clear directive from elected officials. The 40-page report, released Thursday, coincides with a request for feedback from the Fed on the impact of a hypothetical
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The leading presidential candidate of the opposition in South Korea has promised voters to ease the tax burden on crypto-related profits through exemptions. In a recent statement, Yoon Suk-yeol indicated that crypto investors will be treated like those who put money into stocks. Presidential Candidate Looks to Attract Young Voters With Crypto Tax Cuts Yoon
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There’s a “big risk” of real estate companies filing for insolvency when interest rates rise, according to a partner at consulting firm Kearney. Nils Kuhlwein pointed out that the global financial crisis of 2008 started with a real estate and housing price bubble and mortgage defaults in the United States. “What we are now seeing
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Municipals faced another weaker day with benchmark yield curves seeing two to four basis point cuts, underperforming a slightly better U.S. Treasury market, while equities ended in the red. Munis played catch up to the large selloff in Treasuries since Friday, holding municipal to UST ratios steady. The five-year was at 54%, 68% in 10
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Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021. Bill Clark | Bloomberg | Getty Images Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said Wednesday that the regulator is eyeing tighter disclosure deadlines for hedge
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Todd Bunton, CFA, Growth & Income Stock Strategist at Zacks Investment Research, discusses a stock that might be worth a closer look by investors: Darden Restaurants (DRI). This restaurant operator offers strong growth and income while trading at a reasonable price. The company delivered a solid beat for fiscal 2016 Q1, driven by solid same-store
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Municipals outperformed another large selloff in U.S. Treasuries that pushed that market to the highest yields since before the pandemic began while equities also saw massive losses as the markets fully digest an expected March rate hike. Triple-A benchmark yields saw two to four basis point cuts across the curve Tuesday while the 2-, 5-
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U.S. District Court Judge Laura Taylor Swain approved the Plan of Adjustment for Puerto Rico’s central government bonds and obligations Tuesday afternoon, setting the stage for the commonwealth to exit bankruptcy after more than four years of intense negotiations over its massive debts. The action sets the restructuring terms for about $33 billion of debts
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