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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen on a screen during a video conference to approve an investment pact between China and the European Union on December 30, 2020. Johanna Geron | AFP | Getty
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Michael Nagle/Bloomberg via Getty Images Morgan Stanley will repay $1.7 million to customers who paid high costs on investments earmarked for education expenses like college tuition. The brokerage firm is paying the sum, including nearly $1.5 million in restitution plus interest, to about 2,300 customers who are saving money in 529 plans, the Financial Industry
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JPMorgan Chase has agreed to purchase the credit card rewards and travel operations of a former partner to bolster its loyalty program, CNBC has learned. The bank agreed Monday to acquire the technology platforms, travel agency, gift card and points businesses of cxLoyalty Group, a privately-held Stamford, Connecticut-based company, according to a person with direct
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U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher in overnight trading on Wednesday, ahead of the final trading day of the holiday-shortened week. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 48 points. S&P 500 futures rose 0.12%, while Nasdaq 100 futures advanced 0.08%. The S&P 500 finished Wednesday’s session little changed — rising less than
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Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images Unemployed workers would get an extra 11 weeks of jobless benefits and a $300 weekly enhancement to aid payments as part of a Covid relief deal Congress reached Sunday. Certain self-employed and gig workers would also get an extra $100 a week, according to a document summarizing the legislation. The
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