Month: June 2022

Justin Sullivan / Getty If you’re holding the winning ticket for Powerball’s $366.7 million jackpot, don’t forget about your silent partner: Uncle Sam. After rolling higher for about two months of three weekly drawings with no winner, the lottery game’s top prize was nabbed in Wednesday night’s drawing. The ticket was purchased in Vermont, which
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Facing record-high year-over-year rates of inflation, the Fed has been trying to combat it with a series of rate hikes that many Americans haven’t seen in decades. Rising mortgage rates have certainly had an impact on housing markets in the United States, with the number of home sales nationally declining by 7.4%, from 636,507 home
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In a win for the nation’s taxpayers, the office of the National Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) has resumed taking some cases about paper-filed original and amended returns (Forms 1040 and 104-X, respectively). Due to the huge backlog of paper-filed returns that began accumulating during the 2020 filing season, when IRS offices were closed during the
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In this article SAVE JBLU ULCC A Spirit Airlines plane on the tarmac at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 07, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines on Wednesday delayed shareholder vote on its proposed merger with Frontier Airlines until July 8, hours before a meeting scheduled for
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In this article AYI RH STZ WBA XRX NXST Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Walgreens (WBA) – The drug store operator earned an adjusted 96 cents per share for its latest quarter, 4 cents above estimates, with revenue also beating analyst forecasts. Walgreens also reaffirmed its full-year guidance, forecasting low-single-digit adjusted
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Ric Edelman, founder of the Digital Assets Council of Financial Professionals. Heidi Gutman | CNBC Bitcoin’s recent rout — including its recent drop below $20,000 — has given some cryptocurrency naysayers an “I told you so” moment. “How do you make a million? Invest a billion in bitcoin,” one panelist joked at a conference for
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