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President Joe Biden speaks during a visit to the General Motors Factory ZERO electric vehicle assembly plant, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Detroit. Evan Vucci | AP DETROIT – Now that President Joe Biden‘s $1 trillion infrastructure bill is law, Democrats are setting their sights on his Build Back Better Act to further advance the
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In this article RY4C-IE AIR-FR BMW-DE RR.-GB Rolls-Royce’s all-electric Spirit of Innovation takes to the skies for the first time. Courtesy: Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce said Friday its electric aircraft had reached a maximum speed of 623 kilometers per hour (a little over 387 miles per hour), with the firm claiming this made the airplane the “world’s
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Kemmerer, Wyoming, is a frontier coal town. It was organized in 1897 by coal miners and still employs people in the coal and natural gas industries today. Photo courtesy TerraPower TerraPower, a start-up co-founded by Bill Gates to revolutionize designs for nuclear reactors, has picked Kemmerer, Wyoming, as the preferred location for its first demonstration
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It may be evidence inflation is meaningfully stretching budgets. According to economic forecaster Lakshman Achuthan, Wall Street is ignoring a striking consumer spending slowdown that will translate into an underwhelming holiday season. “There’s still this narrative that the rebound is there,” the Economic Cycle Research Institute co-founder told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “The hope
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Economist Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo reacts as he testifies before the Senate Finance Committee during his confirmation hearing to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, in Washington, D.C., February 23, 2021. Jim Lo Scalzo | Reuters U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo told CNBC Tuesday that President Joe Biden was
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In this article GM F 7203.T-JP VOW3-DE GS Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty Images Swedish battery firm Northvolt said Friday it had produced its first battery cell with what it described as “100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt.” In a statement, the Stockholm-headquartered company — which has attracted investment from Goldman Sachs
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Members of the environmental group MilieuDefensie celebrate the verdict of the Dutch environmental organisation’s case against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, outside the Palace of Justice courthouse in The Hague, Netherlands, on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Shell was ordered by a Dutch court to slash its emissions harder and faster than planned, dealing a blow to
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A major Wall Street firm is piling into stocks near record highs. Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue reveals her firm has one of its largest stock market overweights ever. Shue, who oversees $152 billion in assets, attributes a strong economic backdrop and seasonal tailwinds for the bullish move. “The near-term disruptions and the near-term concerns over
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