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NPR: There’s A Way You Can Beat The Best Investors. You’ve Just Got To Know When To Sell

If you're Jeff Bezos, you're not going to have some random dude manage your money and hope for the best. You're not...

REUTERS: U.S. IPO market hits oversupply problem

The pandemic has thrown the world’s supply chains into disarray. The pipeline for companies going public on U.S. exchanges has its own...

REUTERS: Walmart’s Flipkart raises fresh funds for $38 billion valuation as IPO looms

Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart on Monday ushered back SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) as an investor in a $3.6 billion funding round, doubling the Indian online...

NPR: The White House Is Working On A Plan To Push Back Against Powerful Companies

The White House will unveil an executive order in the next few days aimed at promoting competition in parts of the economy...

REUTERS: U.S. House approves $715 billion infrastructure bill

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved a $715 billion surface transportation and water infrastructure bill on Thursday in what Democrats see...

NPR: As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying ‘I Quit’

Jonathan Caballero made a startling discovery last year. At 27, his hair was thinning. The software developer realized that life was passing...

NPR: Why Democrats Are Angry At Wall Street

In the first half of 2007, Brown recalls, there were more foreclosures in his hometown than anywhere else in the country. It...

NPR: ‘She’s Free’: Giant Container Ship Blocking Suez Canal Underway After Days

A 1,300-foot, 220,000-ton container ship that has been blocking traffic in the Suez Canal for nearly a week is finally free and...

NPR: New U.K. Currency Honors Alan Turing, Pioneering Computer Scientist And Code-Breaker

The Bank of England has unveiled the new £50 note featuring mathematician and computer science pioneer Alan Turing, who helped the Allies...

AP: DISPATCH: When home burns, and your job is to cover it

 I lived in the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains for a year. That year, they burned uncontrollably.

VOA: Japan Car Makers Scramble to Assess Impact of Renesas Auto Chip-plant Fire

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and other Japanese automakers scrambled on Monday to assess the production impact of a fire at a Renesas Electronics automotive chip plant...

NPR: Indicators of the Week! Interest Rates and Global Poverty

As we've been doing on Fridays, we have some new indicators of the week to share! Stacey and Cardiff each pick an...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...