‘Arrogant’ and ‘wrong’: Australia slams Facebook’s move to block news as unnecessary and heavy-handed – CNBC

Various news sites seen on Facebook on Feb. 18, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia.Robert Cianflone | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesThe Australian government has slammed Facebook's decision to block users…

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Texas energy crisis: ERCOT directs utilities to restore power to 600,000 customers – KTRK-TV

UPDATE: 6:07 a.m.ERCOT officials said Wednesday morning that they were able to direct utilities to restore power to 600,000 households last night. While progress is being made, 2.7 million households…

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The need for more diversity in economics | Editorial Columns – Brunswick News

This paper has a large readership with diverse educational backgrounds. The subset of those readers who also will read this column is smaller, but you likely still possess a range…

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No, frozen wind turbines aren’t the main culprit for Texas’ power outages – KTRK-TV

Frozen wind turbines in Texas caused some conservative state politicians to declare Tuesday that the state was relying too much on renewable energy. But in reality, the lost wind power…

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Dow falls 150 points, retreats from a record high despite a jump in retail sales – CNBC

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipping from a record high as investors weighed improving economic data with rising inflation expectations.The blue-chip Dow dipped 40…

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Joe Biden’s huge bet: the economic consequences of ‘acting big’ – Financial Times

Joe Biden’s strategy for the US economy is the most radical departure from prevailing policies since Ronald Reagan’s free market reforms 40 years ago. With plans for public borrowing and…

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Texas electric grid operator says frozen wind turbines are hampering state’s power output: report – Fox Business

Extreme cold weather is bringing arctic air as far south as the Gulf of Mexico. Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean with more.About half of Texas' wind power generation capacity has been…

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The New York Stock Exchange president says the stock market is not a casino. Here’s what academic research says. – MarketWatch

With the wild moves in the stock of GameStop GME, +2.54% and AMC Entertainment AMC, -0.36%, or last week in cannabis makers, it’s not illogical that some think of the…

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