Government revises fourth quarter GDP up slightly to 4.1%

The Peterson Institute president explains how more stimulus could impact markets on ‘Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street’ WASHINGTON — The economy grew at a slightly faster pace in the final three…

French government outraged at Lyon mayor’s reasoning for removing meat from school lunches

Officials in the French government have a major beef with the mayor of Lyon. Lyon Mayor Grégory Doucet, a member of France’s Greens party who took office in July 2020,…

Jamaica government contractor may have exposed US traveler data, including COVID-19 lab results: report

U.S. travelers who visited Jamaica when the border reopened during the pandemic may have had their data compromised, a new report suggests. A cloud storage server on Jamaica’s immigration website with private…

China expands rule requiring government permit for bloggers

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Ma Xiaolin frequently wrote about current affairs on one of China’s leading microblogging sites, where he has 2 million followers. But recently, he said in a…

After GameStop stock frenzy, ‘very little’ government can do to regulate trading: Former SEC chairman

Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt discusses the GameStop stock frenzy, regulating retail investing and Tesla investing in bitcoin. Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt said the government can do “very little”…

Paris courts find French government guilty of not upholding commitment to Paris Agreement

A Paris court convicted the French government of not upholding its commitment to the Paris climate agreement, according to reports. The court ruled that the state has displayed “non-respect of…

French government shuts down St. Barts tourism as part of new COVID-19 restrictions

Posh getaways to St. Bart’s are on pause during the pandemic. The popular Caribbean escape, where the likes of Jeff Bezos, Revlon owner Ronald Perelman, J. Lo and Gisele Bundchen are known…

Sen. Rick Scott: Biden’s big government approach – here’s how he’ll hurt businesses, workers, families

There have been few other times in American history when the need for economic growth through strategic, responsible, pro-business policies has been as great as it is today. As our…

Government shouldn’t intervene in GameStop trading frenzy, Larry Kudlow says

Larry Kudlow, former top economic adviser to Donald Trump, says he doesn’t want to see more federal government regulations of markets. Larry Kudlow, former top economic adviser to Donald Trump,…

UK government removes ‘sexist’ coronavirus ad following backlash

A coronavirus safety awareness advertisement put forward by the British government that urged citizens to “Stay home. Save lives” was pulled this week after it was widely criticized as “sexist.” The cartoon poster…