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Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure Pelosi vows to pass $1T bill, move ahead on larger measure 09/26/2021 04:23pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Joe Biden’s broad domestic agenda at risk of collapse, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday vowed that Democrats will pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill this week and push ahead on the bigger $3.5 trillion social safety net and climate change bill while acknow What's the price of Biden’s plan? Democrats drive for zero What's the price of Biden’s plan? Democrats drive for zero 09/26/2021 03:28am • WASHINGTON (AP) — What will it cost to enact President Joe Biden’s massive expansion of social programs? Congress has authorized spending up to $3.5 trillion over a decade, but Biden is prodding Democrats to fully cover the cost of the legislation — by raising taxes on corporations and the we At UN, turmoil in Haiti, Ethiopia draws global concern At UN, turmoil in Haiti, Ethiopia draws global concern 09/25/2021 02:58pm • The speeches may be scripted, but the U.N. General Assembly can sometimes be the only direct window into the regional challenges that command global concern. On Saturday, world leaders were speaking on behalf of some of the most unstable and unsettling current conflicts. That includes India’s figh Panel OKs Dems' $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda Panel OKs Dems' $3.5T bill, crunch time for Biden agenda 09/25/2021 02:20pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pushed a $3.5 trillion, 10-year bill strengthening social safety net and climate programs through the House Budget Committee on Saturday, but one Democrat voted “no,” illustrating the challenges party leaders face in winning the near unanimity they'll need to push t German election to set direction after 16 years under Merkel German election to set direction after 16 years under Merkel 09/24/2021 10:34pm • BERLIN (AP) — Germany's closely fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's most populous country after 16 years under Angela Merkel, whose party is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign. The environmentalist Greens also ar Indexes___________________________Close_____Dly Chg___Week Chg__Ytd Chg 09/24/2021 02:48pm • Balanced Fund 16679.83 - .09 + .14 + 10.40 Corporate A-Rated Debt 2463.89 - .29 - .48 - .18 Emerging Markets 446.99 - .56 - .35 + 1.57 Equity Income Fund 16672.26 + .08 + .56 + 16.44 GNMA Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon' Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon' 09/24/2021 01:14pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s new foreign minister said Friday the country will return to nuclear negotiations “very soon,” but accused the Biden administration of sending contradictory messages — saying it wants to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal while slapping new sanctions on Tehran and not Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, S&P 500 manages weekly gain Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, S&P 500 manages weekly gain 09/24/2021 12:59pm • Wall street closed out a choppy week of trading Friday with a mixed finish for the major stock indexes, though the S&P 500 managed its first weekly gain in three weeks. The benchmark index rose 0.1% after spending much of the day wavering between small gains and losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Chinese banks try to calm fears about developer's debts Chinese banks try to calm fears about developer's debts 09/24/2021 07:46am • BEIJING (AP) — Trying to dispel investor fears, some Chinese banks are disclosing what they are owed by a real estate developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt and say they can cope with a potential default. The announcements came as Evergrande Group promised to talk with some indivi The week in bankruptcies: 2 entities in Greater Washington 09/24/2021 06:00am • The Washington Business Journal offers a weekly roundup of bankruptcy filings in the region based on public records collected by parent company American City Business Journals. During the week that ended Sept. 17, Washington-area bankruptcy courts recorded two business filings, including one with t China's HNA Group says chairman, CEO detained by police 09/24/2021 05:56am • BEIJING (AP) — The chairman and CEO of HNA Group, the Chinese airline operator that ran into financial trouble following a global acquisition spree beginning in 2014, have been detained on suspicion of committing crimes, the company announced Friday. Chen Feng and Tan Xiangdong were “taken under 9 Best High Dividend Stocks to Buy 09/23/2021 08:00pm • Here are some high dividend yield stocks that analysts love.The U.S. jobs market has recovered substantially from its 2020 lows, and inflation has risen at least temporarily to multiyear highs. But the federal funds interest rate, the rate banks charge each other to borrow money overnight, has been Germany's Elections: Who Will Be the Next Angela Merkel? 09/23/2021 08:00pm • Observers of German society will quickly point out that the country's residents resist change and prize continuity. And for good reason, when looking back at the 20th century: instigating and losing two world wars, the second of which left Europe in ruins and the country divided between East and We Asian shares mixed on China developer, virus concerns Asian shares mixed on China developer, virus concerns 09/23/2021 07:41pm • TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday amid concerns over troubled Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and over the pandemic. Japan’s benchmark jumped after reopening from Thursday’s national holiday, but shares were little changed in South Korea and China. On Wall Street, stocks r Indexes___________________________Close_____Dly Chg___Week Chg__Ytd Chg 09/23/2021 02:50pm • Balanced Fund 16687.44 + .55 - .36 + 10.45 Corporate A-Rated Debt 2470.92 - .75 - .39 + .11 Emerging Markets 449.60 + 1.08 - .02 + 2.16 Equity Income Fund 16658.64 + 1.21 - .24 + 16.35 GNMA
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