202003.27
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Fine Print of Stimulus Bill Contains Special Deals for Industries

Stimulus bill | The New York Times | Eric Lipton and Kenneth P. Vogel | March 25, 2020 “WASHINGTON — Restaurants and retailers will get a tweak to federal tax law they have been seeking for more than a year that could save them $15 billion. Community banks are being granted their long-held wish of…

202003.17
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Something Else Troubling Is Going Around: Dubious Investments

Investments | The New York Times | Tara Siegel Bernard | March 13, 2020 Investments: Fixed-index annuities are often pushed as a panacea to plunging markets As markets plunge, investors are likely to see more pitches from annuity brokers peddling complex products. Buyer beware. Shortly after the stock market began its initial descent, Rob Phelan,…

202003.17
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Class Cert. Extended In Monsanto, BASF Dicamba MDL

Dicamba | Law 360 | Sarah Jarvis | March 16, 2020 Dicamba class certification briefing: deadline is extended to April 16 Law360 (March 16, 2020, 10:40 PM EDT) — A Missouri federal court has ordered a one-month extension for class certification briefing in the multidistrict litigation over Monsanto and BASF’s dicamba weed killers, which saw a…

202003.16
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Brazilian Watchdog Opens Bayer, Monsanto Probe

Monsanto | Law 360 | Christopher Cole | March 13, 2020 Monsanto being investigated by the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) Law360 (March 13, 2020, 10:43 PM EDT) — Brazil’s antitrust regulator is investigating Bayer and Monsanto business practices over allegations of anti-competitive conduct in the seed and biotech markets. Bayer Aktiengesellschaft, Monsanto Co….

202003.12
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With interest rates near zero, preserving retirement income gets risky

Retirement | CNBC | Jessica Dickler | March 11, 2020 The coronavirus is sending shockwaves through the economy, and even those looking for a safe haven can’t find much relief. In the wake of an emergency rate cut by the Federal Reserve to combat the economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, savings rates, certificates of deposit…

202003.12
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Triad Advisors | Legal woes mount for Advisor Group broker-dealer that sold GPB funds

Triad Advisors | Investment News | Bruce Kelly | March 11, 2020 “Legal woes are increasing for at least one broker-dealer that sold GPB Capital Holdings’ private placements. Triad Advisors is facing nine investor lawsuits alleging negligence on behalf of its advisers and representatives for selling the private investments, with potential damages reaching close to $2.3 million,…