April 8, 2021


Stimulus payments: More money is on the way for people who lost their jobs last year

The original payments were based on 2018 or 2019 tax returns. That means people who earned less in 2020 could be owed more money. Once they file their 2020 tax return that shows a lower income amount, the IRS will automatically send them an additional payment.

Separately, families that welcomed new children in 2020 could also be eligible for additional dependent payments.

As of last week, the government had sent out 130 million stimulus payments to those who qualify for the third round of checks approved by Congress in March.

The new payments are worth up to $1,400 per person

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While the Texas economy grows, the business court system is lost in the 20th century

There comes a moment in each of our lives when we decide to actually read the invoices that we are forced to pay at the end of each month. Be it the house payment, the auto loan, or even the internet bill, there is almost always a tiny phrase that in the fine print of the legalese. No matter the obligation, the companies that have the greatest hold on our personal bank accounts are invariably designated: xyz company, a Delaware corporation.

Why Delaware? One of the tiniest states in the union. Why not New York, California or even Texas?


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Ahead of IPO, Coinbase users speak out about locked accounts and lost money

As it prepares to go public, Coinbase is still struggling to provide support to customers who have issues with funds being available, or their accounts being hacked or locked, according to a report by the New York Times. The exchange is often considered to be one of the safer bets for those looking to invest in crypto, but the story shows that users who run into trouble could be left out in the cold.

The Times tells the story of dozens of customers who have had money stolen from their accounts, or who have had their accounts locked

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Businesses fret over lost sales

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday again advised against travel, while Miami Beach, Florida, business owners fretted about spring break chaos.

Miami Beach officials declared a state of emergency and ordered a rare curfew over the weekend, an effort to avoid spreading Covid-19 and stop large crowds and unruly behavior in the popular tourist destination.

Some businesses in the area, eager to recover from a brutal pandemic year that drove down tourist numbers, say they are being unfairly punished.

Police have arrested more than 1,000 people since Feb. 3, with 50 cited over the weekend, Miami Beach

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Why Cathie Wood’s once hot Ark Innovation ETF has lost all its 2021 gains


The Bottom Is in for These 3 Stocks? Analysts Say ‘Buy’

Never say that one person makes no difference. This past Thursday, stocks tumbled, bonds surged, and investors started taking inflationary risks seriously – all because one guy said what he thinks. Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, held a press conference at which he gave both the good and the bad. He stated, again, his belief that the COVID vaccination program will allow a full reopening of the economy, and that we’ll see a resurgence in the job market. That’s the good news. The bad news, we’ll

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What to do if you lost money on GameStop, AMC, or other ‘meme stocks’

Photo by: STRF/STAR MAX/IPx 2021 2/2/21 GameStop, AMC and Silver stock prices plunge as Reddit short-squeeze loses steam. STAR MAX Photo: GameStop, AMC, Reddit, Robinhood, WallStreetBets, Stock Graphs and logos photographed off Apple devices..

GameStop (GME) is nowhere near the price level it was at the end of January as the stock’s meteoric rise captivated the country in a groundbreaking, Reddit-powered short squeeze.

The shape of the stock chart — a giant M — and volume mean that a lot of people bought GameStop at far more than the current market price of around $50 as of Friday.

In the

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