May 2, 2021

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Biden taxes target big companies, so why is small business worried?

President Joe Biden speaks while visiting Smith Flooring, a small minority-owned business, to promote his American Rescue Plan in Chester, Pennsylvania, on March 16, 2021.

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Several top policy priorities in President Biden’s agenda seek to rein in the wealth and power of the biggest companies. But as the debate moves to Capitol Hill and the president’s spending ambitions have surprised in magnitude, small business policy experts have a growing sense it could be too much too soon, and Main Street could become a financial casualty in several important respects at a time when

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Buttonwood – Why people are worried about the bond-equity relationship | Finance & economics

MOST PEOPLE have little time for quants. They find the language of quantitative finance far from illuminating. Even fairly numerate people struggle to grasp what comes easily to pointy-headed number-crunchers. Take the idea of correlation, the co-movement of two or more variables. Such relationships vary with the period over which they are measured. The direction can shift. Things quickly become confusing.

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Yet the quant argot is useful when considering perhaps the biggest fear stalking

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