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A poll released last week shows two-thirds of Britons back increasing national insurance contributions to fund a long-delayed reform of social services in the UK. The Ipsos Mori survey found that 64% of those polled said they would support a 1% increase in national insurance contributions to help fund such reforms. Meanwhile, 65% said they …

The Biden administration’s decision to extend a moratorium on evictions has done little to address a looming crisis – or growing tensions between tenants and landlords, with both sides stuck in a cycle of confusion and desperation croissants. For now, evictions are suspended again across the United States: tenants have until October 3 to obtain …

Mr McConnell threatened to withhold all Republican votes for an increase in the debt ceiling, a position Mr Hollen called “part of a model of hypocrisy.” Republicans repeatedly raised the debt ceiling during the Trump years, even after their tax cuts. But they caused a series of crises when a Democrat is in the White …

In this July 12, 2021 file photo, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen prepares to speak at a meeting of Eurogroup finance ministers in the European Council building in Brussels. (AP Photo / Virginia Mayo, file) WASHINGTON, DC – The Treasury Department has revealed plans to borrow $ 673 billion in the current quarter while using …

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka printed enough money after a failed bond auction last week to potentially wipe out foreign exchange reserves equivalent to a central bank swap being negotiated with Bangladesh, according to official data. Shares of the central bank’s treasury reached Rs.1194 billion on August 2, the bond settlement day up Rs 53.9 billion …

Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen Friday urged Congress to raise or suspend the debt ceiling by the end of the month, warning that his department will have to deploy “extraordinary measures” from August 2 to prevent the US government from defaulting. “If Congress has not acted to suspend or increase the debt limit by …

As inflation rose in the United States, following massive stimulus measures issued by the Federal Reserve, investor and financial writer Lyn Alden Schwartzer released a report which shows that “US households now have exposure record shares “. The news comes at a time when many analysts and economists believe the stock markets are in a …

It’s hard to stand idly by and see your economy strangled. Ibram X. Kendi’s book “How to be an anti-racist” is all the rage now, but the Biden administration and its progressive supporters are offering a master class on “How to be an anti-capitalist” and suck the air out of the economy. Start by paying …

Following on from the promise to make government securities more accessible to retail investors, the RBI last Monday announced the contours of the Retail Direct program. Through this program, retail investors will be able to open direct gilt accounts with the RBI, known as retail direct gilt accounts (RDG account), through which they can purchase …

FILE – In this file photo from February 10, 2021, a mask is seen on a bear sculpture outside Governor Gavin Newsom’s Capitol office in Sacramento, California. On Tuesday, July 6, 2021, the mask’s mandate was reinstated for all lawmakers and staff regardless of their vaccination status after nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported …