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The railroad industry is one of the major components of the transportation sector and is closely tied to the economy’s growth. Railroad companies operate vast networks that transport agricultural products, packaged foods, commodities, electronics, and other goods to companies and consumers. Major companies in the industry include Union Pacific Corp. (UNP), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC),
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Getting married changes your financial life in profound ways. It’s not just that you’re living together or sharing expenses—you don’t need marriage to do that—it’s that your legal and tax status changes. And while your credit score remains individual, your future choices could be changed by what your spouse brings into the financial picture. Whether
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A series of GEN1 satellites ready to head to a launch site. Kepler Communications Kepler Communications, a start-up that is building a satellite internet network for service outside of the Earth, raised $60 million in a new round to help the Toronto-based company grow, including an expansion in the U.S. “We’re not selling to businesses
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In this article PSTH Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Company: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (PSTH) Business: Pershing Square Tontine Holdings is a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”). The firm does not have significant operations. It intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition,
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Barter System vs. Currency System: An Overview The primary difference between barter and currency systems is that a currency system uses an agreed-upon form of paper or coin money as an exchange system rather than directly trading goods and services through bartering. Both systems have advantages and disadvantages, although currency systems are more widely used
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In this article TSLA AMZN CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday suggested the U.S. impose a surtax on billionaires following this week’s ProPublica report on how some of the richest people on the planet are avoiding taxes. In recent years, billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and businessman Michael Bloomberg, investors Carl
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The forex markets can be exciting and lucrative for trading if you thoroughly understand how to buy and sell currencies. If you’re drawn to this area, you might even want to make it your career. Key Takeaways The foreign exchange (forex) market is the world’s largest asset marketplace by trading volume and liquidity, open 24/7
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Financial services for cryptocurrency holders have been growing as a subset of the fintech industry for years. Now, crypto 401(k)s are entering the mix. A small 401(k) provider called ForUsAll is now allowing participants to allocate up to 5% of their retirement funds into cryptocurrency.  The offering includes 50 different crypto assets including bitcoin, which
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Choosing the right business structure for your enterprise is a crucial decision. It has long-lasting ramifications, as it sets the path for the future in terms of operations, management, legal, and tax issues. Proper research should be done before you take your pick. There are several organizational forms that business can choose from, including sole
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In this article CLOV CLNE VIRT The frenzied activity involving so-called meme stocks is being driven by more than just retail investors, the CEO of market maker Virtu Financial told CNBC on Wednesday. “There’s a lot of institutions, professional traders, speculators, whatever you want to call them, engaged in this in both the cash equities
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Editor’s note: Below you’ll find the week 42 release of the NYC Recovery Index, originally published June 1, 2021. Visit the NYC Recovery index homepage for the latest data. New York City’s economic recovery experienced a slight setback as of May 22, regressing just over two points to a score of 72. NYC’s score dip
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In this article BRK.A Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Los Angeles, California. May 1, 2021. Gerard Miller | CNBC Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway made a $500 million investment in the parent company of Nubank, a privately held digital bank based in Brazil, the South American company announced on Tuesday. Nubank, which was
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An artist’s rendition of a Terran R rocket launching to orbit. Relativity Space 3D-printing specialist Relativity Space raised $650 million to step up work on a fully reusable rocket that will attempt to challenge Elon Musk’s SpaceX in less than three years, the company announced on Tuesday. The money will be used “to accelerate some
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