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The Problem With Putting a BlackRock Alum in Charge of Greening the Economy

This week, the Biden campaign is expected to announce officially that it’s tapped former Obama adviser and current BlackRock executive Brian Deese to head the National Economic Council. The appointment will make Deese the president’s top economic adviser. And in addition to worrying climate activists, the news has again raised concerns about BlackRock’s outsize influence in U.S.…

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LVB bondholders file petition in Madras HC against tier 2 write-off

Synopsis The bond holders have also argued that when the regulator moved to protect public deposits worth Rs 20,000 crore, it should also have considered retail bonds holders who form a minuscule part of the total liabilities. The bond holders are expected to join a separate petition filed by shareholders in which the Madras High…

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Mid and smallcap stocks to lead next leg of rally

For the next leg of the rally, we should be focusing on the second tier or the midcap and smallcap stocks where the momentum could be far stronger than the large cap ones, says Hemang Jani, Equity Strategist & Senior Group VP, MOFSL. Stocks for buying & stocks for profit bookingWe have seen profit-booking in…

His bank raided his account to cover a payment made to scammers thumbnail

His bank raided his account to cover a payment made to scammers

A Toronto man fell victim to a job scam, but was even more shocked when his bank, Scotiabank subsidiary Tangerine, took some $3,000 from his account to make up for what it lost to the fraudsters. Go Public investigated banking rules that allow seizure of funds from different accounts.Justin Smith of Toronto was shocked when…

Cybercriminals are increasingly trying to attack the ultra-rich at home — here's how concierge security firms are protecting them thumbnail

Cybercriminals are increasingly trying to attack the ultra-rich at home — here’s how concierge security firms are protecting them

The wealthy need to protect their homes from hackers Johannes Mann/Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Boutique concierge cybersecurity firms are now catering to the rich and famous, protecting their private lives — and fortunes — from hackers. “The home is the new…

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Will Biden Repeat Obama’s Mistakes?

Joe Biden, while running for president, suggested he was aiming for a Rooseveltian presidency. Progressives who voted for him now want to hold him to that and make sure he presides over a recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and carries out his $2 trillion climate and economic stimulus plan. The circumstances for that aren’t ideal, given that…

Here's why a Biden administration will be good for the US cannabis industry, even though it's unlikely he'll legalize marijuana federally thumbnail

Here’s why a Biden administration will be good for the US cannabis industry, even though it’s unlikely he’ll legalize marijuana federally

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at his election rally, after the news media announced that Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election over President Donald Trump, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Bourg This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now.…