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U.S. stock benchmarks trade higher Friday, putting equities on track to bounce from a selloff in the previous session triggered by a continued drop in Treasury yields and doubts about the global economic recovery from the pandemic. See full story.

Biden to sign executive order that aims to rein in big business

President Joe Biden on Friday afternoon is slated to sign an executive order that seeks to rein in the power of big business, with the much-anticipated measure targeting agriculture, banking, tech, transportation and other sectors. See full story.

‘I am done with the suburbs. I want a small, liberal town or city with a walkable downtown’: Where should my family move?

‘We are in our 40s and have two kids that are highly academically inclined, so we need to find an area with great schools.’ See full story.

It’s Houston, not Austin, that’s winning the competition to establish tech hubs in Texas

Houston’s resurgence is part of a Texas tech wave, the crown jewel of which could be the gleaming new corporate headquarters of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. See full story.

GM stock jumps after Wedbush analyst calls it a ‘disruptive technology play’

Shares of General Motors Co. rallied Friday, putting them on track to snap a five-day losing streak, after a bullish call from Wedbush analyst Dan Ives, who said the automaker is now a “disruptive technology play” given Chief Executive Mary Barra’s “laser focus” on electric vehicles. See full story.

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‘I have not donated money to anyone or any organization. I also do not believe in loaning money to friends and relatives, no matter what.’ See full story.

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