Biden to order sweeping review of U.S. supply chain weak spots – The Washington Post
President Biden on Wednesday will formally order a 100-day government review of potential vulnerabilities in U.S. supply chains for critical items, including computer chips, medical gear, electric-vehicle batteries and specialized minerals.
The Washington Post
2022 Kia Carnival vs. Odyssey, Pacifica and Sienna: Battle of the minivans – CNET
Is the Carnival the coolest-looking minivan? We think so.
Pfizer, Moderna, J&J pledge 240 million total Covid-19 vaccine doses by the end of March – CNN
How Elon Musk Lost $30 Billion Overnight – and the Title of World’s Richest Man – TheWrap
The Tesla co-founder is now second to Amazon owner Jeff Bezos in the billionaire rankings
Stock futures trade cautiously higher despite inflation concerns – Fox Business
Fitz-Gerald Group principal Keith Fitz-Gerald and Gibbs Wealth Management President Erin Gibbs discuss the state of today’s markets.
Exclusive: Ant investor Boyu Capital targets $6 billion for new private equity fund – sources – Yahoo Finance
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GameStop CFO resigns following Reddit stock trading mania – Fox Business
Sources tell FOX Business’ Charlie Gasparino that the investigations are forcing Robinhood to slow walk its planned IPO.
California Wins Court Victory for Its Net Neutrality Law – The New York Times
The New York Times
Whales offloaded 140K Bitcoin this month: Glassnode – Cointelegraph
Whales have been offloading their BTC this month after a sustained period of accumulation.
De Blasio Hopes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Will “Supercharge” Campaign To Reach More Seniors – Gothamist
As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gears up to review the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday it could be a “difference maker” for the city’s vaccine supplies and its rollout to hard-to-reach seniors.
L.A. County approves ‘hero pay’ for grocery workers – Los Angeles Times
Hundreds of grocery store workers in unincorporated Los Angeles County will receive $5 an hour in hazard pay on top of their regular wages as part of the county’s “hero pay” mandate that goes into effect Friday and lasts 120 days.
Los Angeles Times
Some Nashville private schools took millions in PPP loans while others paid it back – NewsChannel5.com
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Some of Nashville’s most prestigious private schools received millions of dollars in forgivable loans through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Biden Is About To Send The Electric Vehicle Revolution Into Overdrive – Yahoo Finance
The first few months of Biden’s administration have made one thing clear, the EV boom is just getting started.
After a devastating milestone, Covid-19 vaccine makers pledge hundreds of millions of doses through July – CNN
Texas racked up a $50 billion energy bill last week. It’s not clear who’s going to pay it. – Yahoo News
When demand for energy rose sharply last week in unseasonably frigid Texas, and power plants started going offline, the state Public Utility Commission (PUC) allowed wholesale electricity prices to jump to the maximum rate of $9 per kilowatt-hour, a 7,400 percent increase over the normal rate of 12 cents per kilowatt-hour, The Texas Tribune reports. “The rate hike was supposed to entice power generators to get more juice into the grid, but the astounding costs were also passed directly on to some customers.”
The IRS says it’s sent out all stimulus checks thus far. Here’s what to do if you didn’t get one. – CBS News
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class debuts with crazy tech, electrified drivetrain – CNET
The 2022 C-Class is still the most-affordable way to slip into a proper rear-wheel-drive sedan from Mercedes.
After blackout crisis, Commissioner Adrian Garcia says Harris County should explore leaving ERCOT – Houston Chronicle
Harris County Commissioner Adrian Garcia, right, wants Harris County to explore whether it can leave the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the operator of the electric grid that covers most of Texas.
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