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Sam Corey

Benzinga Staff Writer

October 02, 2021 3:57 PM
If there were any doubts electric vehicles are not meant to be the future of our roads, local politicians are trying to suggest otherwise. A new memor ...
October 01, 2021 4:18 PM
Ridesharing options like Uber (NYSE: UBER) and Lyft (NASDAQ: LYFT) have a more costly environmental impact than driving with ...
September 30, 2021 3:12 PM
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called on Congress Thursday to raise the debt ceiling in order to prevent the American federal governme ...
September 28, 2021 3:05 PM
Two regional Federal Reserve presidents — one from Boston, the other from Dallas — are retiring after “embarrassing revelations&rdqu ...
September 27, 2021 5:17 PM
Supply chain issues have been in the news for months. From rising prices to concerns about out-of-control inflation, disruptions in the supply chain h ...
September 27, 2021 8:18 AM
It’s not just media companies. Some restaurants have been turning to the subscription game too.  What Happened: Taco Bell, a subsidiary of& ...
September 23, 2021 11:52 AM
Initial unemployment claims rose by 16,000 last week to 351,000, according to the Department of Labor. What Happened: Overall, the unem ...
September 22, 2021 11:19 AM
Rules regarding college athletes profiting from their name, image and likeness (NIL) changed on June 30 when the NCAA's board suspended ...
September 21, 2021 4:53 PM
The Senate filibuster has prevented the passage of a myriad of policies that have majority support from Americans. Everything from a carbon tax to gun ...
September 20, 2021 4:27 PM
Those in favor of more government support got a big win last Tuesday when the U.S. Census Bureau announced new data that the over ...
September 17, 2021 4:18 PM
After years of pressure from activists — from law students protesting fossil-fuel investing companies like Exxon (NASDAQ: XOM) to othe ...
September 17, 2021 3:39 PM
Nuclear power avoided a big fallout in Illinois this week.  What Happened: On Monday, the Illinois Legislature approved $700 million in ...
September 16, 2021 3:13 PM
The Biden administration is attempting to reshape the American economy by adding more stimulus bills both to create jobs, bolster infrastructure, adap ...
September 16, 2021 11:06 AM
Climate change has been roiling different parts of the globe in the form of intense storms and fires, leaving some companies desiring to change t ...
September 14, 2021 3:30 PM
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has plans to hire another 125,000 workers in American cities and is raising its minimum wage to $18 for fulfillment and tra ...
September 14, 2021 1:52 PM
After rising .5% in July, all consumer items tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics rose .3% in August. Over the year, all consumer items ...
September 09, 2021 11:02 AM
Weekly seasonally adjusted employment insurance claims were down again as of Sept. 4, hitting a low of 310,000, down 35,000 week-over-week. This is th ...
September 08, 2021 5:41 PM
The U.S. has a tax gap. According to a Tuesday report from the Department of the Treasury, the difference between tax dollars owed and ...
September 08, 2021 4:37 PM
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sounded the alarm bells Wednesday. That’s because she says the U.S. is about to default on its nationa ...
September 08, 2021 1:21 PM
Employment rose by 235,000 jobs in August, and the unemployment rate declined by 0.2%, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers ...
September 08, 2021 11:38 AM
The pandemic devastated much of the world. The human cost was high: about 2 million people worldwide died in 2020 and the death toll continues to rise ...
September 07, 2021 2:34 PM
Medical experts are worried. That is, top health officials from the leading medical journals across the world — including Africa, the Americas, ...
September 07, 2021 8:13 AM
The infrastructure deal and the Build Back Better plan — which could be passed through reconciliation due to a lack of support in Cong ...
September 06, 2021 11:27 AM
Solar’s popularity seems to only be growing, as the first quarter saw the largest quantity of solar installation on record by gigawatt and a 46% ...
September 04, 2021 1:26 PM
In the last couple of years, insurance companies have received a lot of attention. That’s in part because of more unpredictable — and more ...
September 02, 2021 3:23 PM
With more money comes more responsibility. The U.S. Department of Labor is creating an office to help states manage the $2 billion in funds ...
August 31, 2021 4:32 PM
The number of homebuyers flocking to Miami has tripled in the last year. Three of the top most popular destinations for home-seekers were in Florida c ...
August 30, 2021 4:14 PM
It appears that remote learning will remain in some fashion, even beyond the pandemic, according to a recent survey by the Rand Corpora ...
August 27, 2021 3:58 PM
The gap between Black and white unemployment has persisted for decades in the U.S. The Economic Policy Institute, a think tank dedicated to labor ...
August 27, 2021 12:23 PM
While supply bottlenecks spurred by the pandemic, coupled with heightened demand, are creating inflation for durable goods, aggregate personal in ...