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Bruce Meyers, creator of the first fiberglass dune buggy, dies at 94

He created the Meyers Manx, a two-seater that helped turn the dune buggy into an emblem of California cool.

New Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has advice for Texas — and for the oil industry

In an interview with The Washington Post, the new secretary of energy invites Texas to join the national grid. But her main focus is on the big national energy transition that the Biden administration hopes to promote.

As Texans went without heat, light or water, some companies scored a big payday

The nation's most deregulated energy economy was supposed to be a win for consumers, and for energy companies nimble enough to do business in a bustling, cacophonous market. But a cold snap shattered it last week.

As USPS delays persist, bills, paychecks and medications are getting stuck in the mail

Consumers are inundating lawmakers with stories of late bills — and the late fees they’ve absorbed as a result.

Texas freeze killed winter produce, with some food prices expected to spike

Fruits and vegetables killed by last week’s Texas freeze could mean shortfalls at food banks and price hikes at grocery stores.

Robinhood in talks with regulators over March 2020 outages and options trading

Robinhood, the investing app at the center of the GameStop stock trading frenzy, reported it is negotiating over penalties it said could cost it at least $26.6 million.

United will pay $49 million to resolve fraud allegations over international mail

The Justice Department says the air carrier falsified mail delivery data in contracts with the U.S. Postal Service.

A small town in denial comes face to face with the virus

When covid-19 became a reality in Southern Illinois in November, flooding across the plains, it illuminated a deeper, underlying problem in small-town America.

The wave of covid bankruptcies has begun

Experts warn that because bankruptcies lag other signals of economic distress, a mountain of filings may be to come. New data show what industries might be most at risk.

With vaccinations underway, the economy needs consumers to spend again. But don’t, if you have debt.

As more people get vaccinated many may end up doing some "revenge spending."

TIAA is the first company in Fortune 500 history to have two Black CEOs in a row

The succession marks the first time within the Fortune 500 that a company has handed the reins directly from one Black chief executive to another.

GameStop, other ‘meme’ stocks surge again

The video game retailer's resurgence comes one month after its frenzied rise shocked the financial world and was cheered on by online investors.

Biden’s choice for trade chief calls for ‘worker-centered’ approach

Katherine Tai, President Biden’s nominee to become the chief U.S. trade negotiator, said Thursday that U.S. policies must be rethought to safeguard the critical supply lines that feed American factories and to regain the support of “regular people” who have felt victimized by previous commercial deals.
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