President Joe Biden names new economic advisers
16 February 2023 | 10:36 am
Lael Brainard from the Federal Reserve and long-time adviser Jared Bernstein will join the president's team. The move comes as the US continues to battle high inflation.
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25 Feb 2021
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25 Mar 2021
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19 Apr 2021
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23 Apr 2021
The Biden administration plans to propose tax hikes on high-income earners, including a near-doubling of the rate paid by wealthy investors. The move isn't a surprise, but it still has investors feeling jittery. Also, with the latest mission to the International Space Station underway, we take a look at how Elon Musk's SpaceX has edged out the competition in the space race.
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After Trump's tumultuous four-year presidency, Joe Biden is returning US-Africa relations to old shared values. With a focus on mutual respect, the new partnership will not be about competing with China.
2 Jul 2021
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30 Aug 2021
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The US president had long wanted to end the 20-year US engagement in Afghanistan, but the speed of the Taliban's return to power has led to widespread criticism.
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US President Joe Biden sends his best wishes as Mexico celebrates 200 years of independence, saying that both countries have learned that they are stronger when they "stand together as neighbors, partners and friends."
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