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Minister Carr to discuss Early Learning, Childcare and Budget 2021

The Special Representative for the Prairies, the Honourable Jim Carr, will speak to the 2021 Budget and the Government of Canada’s plan to make a transformative investment to build a Canada-wide early learning and child care system at a virtual…

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Department Press Briefing – April 20, 2021

Ned Price, Department Spokesperson 2:21 p.m. EDT MR PRICE: Good afternoon. Good to see you all again. Some of you I’ve seen quite a bit of over the last few weeks, but – last few days, I should say, but…

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FINRA

New Research: Global Pandemic Brings Surge of New and Experienced Retail Investors Into the Stock Market

WASHINGTON, D.C.— In a year when a pandemic gripped the world, beginning and experienced retail investors flocked to the stock market using taxable, non-retirement investment accounts, according to new research by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and NORC…

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Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch's Statement on the Chauvin Trial

When the verdict was announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin, my thoughts turned to the families of George Floyd, of Breonna Taylor, of Adam Toledo, of Emmett Till, of so many taken through the years. I hope the outcome…

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NAACP President and CEO, Derrick Johnson, Releases Statement on Verdict in Derek Chauvin Trial

“While justice landed Derek Chauvin behind bars for murdering George Floyd, no amount of justice will bring Gianna’s father back. The same way a reasonable police officer would never suffocate an unarmed man to death, a reasonable justice system would…

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FINRA Promotes Stephanie Dumont to Head Market Regulation and Transparency Services

WASHINGTON—FINRA announced today that it has promoted Stephanie Dumont, formerly Senior Vice President and Director of Capital Markets Policy for FINRA’s Office of General Counsel, to the role of Executive Vice President and Head of Market Regulation and Transparency Services,…

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First-of-its-Kind Study Identifies Drivers of Chronic Fraud Victimization

AARP, FINRA Investor Education Foundation and Heart+Mind Strategies identify key intervention opportunities WASHINGTON—AARP, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and Heart+Mind Strategies today released Addressing the Challenge of Chronic Fraud Victimization, a study that identifies evidence-based ways to help…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: April 20, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: April 20, 2021

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New Research: Four in 10 American Households Had Difficulty Withstanding a Financial Crisis Before COVID-19

Financial Resilience Toughest for Millennials, Singles, Women and Those With Lower Incomes, No College Degree and Facing Unemployment WASHINGTON, D.C.— Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four in 10 households lacked financial resilience, making them vulnerable to financial hardships, including…

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Blessings Multiplied With $100,000 Top-Prize Scratch-off Win

 Player finds luck with 50X The Cash game A lucky Baltimore woman who could be counting her blessings can also multiply them by 100,000. The 65-year-old just won big on the Maryland Lottery’s 50X The Cash game, scratching to win…

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Time Stood Still for Dundalk Winner of $50,000 Scratch-off Prize

Finds final top prize in Holiday Luck X5 game. For a moment, the Dundalk woman said, it seemed as if time stopped. The 51-year-old recalls staring at the screen on a Lottery retailer’s ticket checker in disbelief when the message…

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FINRA

Statement by FINRA President and CEO Robert W. Cook Upon the Death of Former NASD Chairman and CEO Robert Glauber

WASHINGTON—FINRA mourns the loss of former NASD Chairman and CEO Robert Glauber, a tireless advocate for the interests of investors and sound financial regulation throughout his distinguished career in the private, public and academic sectors.

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Attorney General Donovan’s Statement on the Jury’s Verdict in the Criminal Trial of Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin

Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the following statement on the guilty verdicts convicting former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin of murder for the death of George Floyd. “I join the voices of many Americans today in thanking the jury for…

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FINRA

New Research: Repeated Exposure to Fraud Awareness Education Reduces Susceptibility to Investment Scams

WASHINGTON, D.C.— While the economic fallout caused by COVID-19 has led to a significant rise in tips, complaints and referrals involving investment scams, new research from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation) and the Center for Economic and Social…

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Report from FINRA Board of Governors Meeting – March 2021

Board Approves Rulemaking Item and Use of 2020 Fine Monies; Moves Forward With Advanced Analytics Strategic Initiative WASHINGTON – FINRA’s Board of Governors met on March 3 and 4 for the first time in 2021. During the meeting, the Board…

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New Research: Lonely Older Adults with Low Cognition at Greater Risk for Poor Financial And Healthcare Decision Making

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The harmful consequences of Americans’ prolonged social isolation due to the coronavirus pandemic may be even greater for lonely older adults with low cognition. These individuals are at high risk for poor financial and healthcare decision making, according…

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Homeland Security

DHS to Make Additional 22,000 Temporary, Non-Agricultural Worker Visas Available

WASHINGTON— As the nation’s economy continues to reopen safely, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking action to ensure that American businesses are equipped with the resources needed to recover successfully and contribute to the economic health of local…

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