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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

Bid of $28 million wins a rocket trip to space with Bezos

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

A seat on a spaceship ride with billionaire Jeff Bezos went for $28 million during a live auction on Saturday, concluding the month-long bidding process for the sightseeing trip on the Blue Origin's maiden voyage next month....

Volkswagen, Audi say 3.3 million customers' data exposed in North America

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Volkswagen said a third party may have obtained the information of about 3.3 million customers or potential buyers in a Friday letter, according to reports....

Inflation: Oil hits 2018 high in third week of gains

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Oil has clocked its third consecutive week of gains and analysts say there is more room to run....

SEC chief readies 'woke' rules and plan to curtail market's 'gamification'

Sat, Jun 12, 2021

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler unveiled an ambitious list of proposed reforms Friday including guidelines for “woke” corporate disclosures and rules to curtail the “gamification” of Wall Street as he embarks on his tenure as Wall Street’s top cop....

Starbucks applies for stadium, arena naming rights

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Coffee giant Starbucks Corporation sought registration this month for potential stadium or training facility naming rights....

S&P hits record high as Dow, Nasdaq close in on own peaks

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

The S&P 500 ticked to record highs Friday amid a sleepy summer trade as investors continued to look past a hotter-than-expected reading on inflation....

Bill Gates is a potato farmer, hoeing for McDonalds fries

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Next time you savor a McDonald’s french fry, remember to thank Bill Gates for the tasty spud....

US ‘addicted’ to stimulus, that's a ‘big pill' to swallow: CEO

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Verdence CEO Leo Kelly argues the U.S. is addicted to stimulus like painkillers and the magnitude of spending will be a tough pill to swallow....

New home listing prices see 43rd straight week of double-digit growth

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

New home listing prices saw double-digit growth for the 43rd straight week...

Bitcoin price around $37,000 as analysts expect decline

Fri, Jun 11, 2021

Bitcoin was trading less than 1% higher on Friday morning....