Rioters begin losing jobs following bloody Capitol siege: Teacher, real estate agent, attorney, and more suspended, fired

Demonstrators present at the U.S. Capitol during Wednesday’s raid are receiving suspensions and losing their jobs, according to various reports. At the time of this writing, a Pennsylvania teacher, Chicago real estate agent, Texas attorney, and more have either lost their jobs or have been…

Brexit trade talks enter ‘last leg’ with no-deal deadline just weeks away

The U.K. and the EU are in the “last leg of negotiations” over a post-Brexit trade agreement, according to Britain’s foreign minister, with only a few weeks left to approve any potential deal. The U.K. stopped being a member of the EU in January, but…

Dollar index hits its lowest level in more than two years

The dollar index, which tracks the greenback’s value against a basket of currencies, touched its lowest level in over two years. What’s going on: Investor sentiment soared this month — following Biden’s win and prospects of congressional gridlock, possible stimulus, and headway on coronavirus vaccines….

Bitcoin Hits New Record, This Time With Less Talk of a Bubble

Bitcoin is back. Again. Nearly three years after it went on a hair-bending rise and hit a peak of $19,783, the price of a single Bitcoin rose above that for the first time on Monday, according to the data and news provider CoinDesk. The cryptocurrency…