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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly markets analysis. Here's what you need to know before US markets open. 1. S&P futures reached new highs after the Fed said it would continue to keep monetary policy loose. Global stocks also rose. 2. Bitcoin could be a Chinese financial weapon against the US, Peter Thiel says. The billionaire tech investor said bitcoin might threaten the dollar. 3. Robinhood failed to disclose certain trading data for over a year, report says...
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10 Things in Politics: Biden wants top companies to pay up

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden discuses his jobs plan during an event on the White House campus on April 7
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Good morning! If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. I'm Brent Griffiths. Send tips to bgriffiths insider.com or tweet me BrentGriffiths. Here's what we're talking about today: Biden says he's open to negotiating on how to pay for his $2 trillion jobs plan 62 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine need to be checked for contamination The White House will unveil six steps on gun control later today With Jordan Erb. 1. WILL BIDEN MAKE A DEAL?: President...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Xupermask.
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Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let's get started. 1. Will.i.am teamed up with a SpaceX designer to create a $300 smart face mask. The face mask is Bluetooth-enabled, and has HEPA filters, built-in headphones and more. Check out the Xupermask - and all its high-tech features - here. 2. Twitter will not let the US National Archives preserve Trump's tweets on the platform. It's become custom for NARA to archive former presidents' social media accounts, but Twitter is preventing the preservation of Trump's...
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