Juan Felipe Vélez
Economist, writer and liberal. With a focus on finance, the war on drugs, history, and geopolitics // Economista, escritor y liberal. Con enfoque en finanzas, guerra contra las drogas, historia y geopolítica
The problem with a wealth tax is that it starts from the notion that a high capitalization in assets equals a lot of liquidity
Unlike the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, Johnson & Johnson's vaccine requires only one dose to achieve full immunization. Another advantage is that J&J's vaccine can be refrigerated at 2-8°C (36-46°F), which significantly reduces its distribution costs.
"For people investing in Bitcoin, the appeal is just that: it's not backed by a central government."
Republicans have not been as euphoric about the passage of the stimulus plan and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R, CA) said this "is not an assistance bill. It is a handout for the Democrats' political allies while failing to provide for American families."
It is unclear whether Yellen will be able to reach a deal as several European nations have imposed sanctions on companies such as Facebook and Alphabet
Senate Parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough told lawmakers on Thursday night that increasing the minimum wage to $15 should not be included in the coronavirus assistance because it did not meet the criteria for reconciliation as Democrats are proposing.