The struggle between the financial institution and small individual investors is intensifying and the situation is already becoming political – in some cases also interesting commonalities

The anger is non-partisan Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D, NY), Representative Ro Khanna (D, Calif), Sen Ted Cruz (R, Texas) and even Donald Trump JrThe eldest son of the former president has described the situation as unfair for individual investors

When Robinhood and other brokers stopped buying Gamestop (GME), AMC (AMC) and other stocks on Thursday, only allowing users to sell their positions, a wave of anger – and allegations of hypocrisy against Robinhood – flooded Parts of the trading community

In a statement Thursday, Democrat Rep Ro Khannna of California also supported retail investor buying rights

“This entire episode has demonstrated the power of technology to democratize access to American financial institutions and ultimately give far more people a say in our economic structures,” he wrote. “This also showed how the cards were in favor of billionaire Wall Street Traders stacked up against the little guy ”

“While retailers blocked the purchase of GameStop in some cases, such as Robinhood, hedge funds were allowed to continue trading the stock,” added Khanna

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In his statement, Khanna called for “more regulation and equality in the markets” and said that the country needs access and justice “in all sectors of our economy”

Khanna said he’s fed up with “hedge fund billionaires” who “treat the stock market like their personal playground and then take their ball home when they lose””

Sen Elizabeth Warren (D, Crowd) also took an interest in the week’s action and made a similar statement to Khanna, but before the issue of retail access came up

How regulators would deal with the situation is unclear, but the SEC and the White House have stated that they are monitoring the situation

Ethan Wolff-Mann is a writer for Yahoo Finance, focusing on consumer affairs, personal finance, retail, airlines and more. Follow him on Twitter @ewolffmann

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The Canadian women will open the 2021 Rugby World Cup on September 17 in Whangarei, New Zealand against an Asian qualifier before taking on the US and a European qualifier World Rugby unveiled the tournament schedule on Thursday The draw, which pooled the 12 participating teams, took place in November The ninth edition of the World Cup is scheduled for September 17 to Oct. 16, 2021, at three venues in New Zealand The third-placed Canadians play Europe 1 and Asia 1 from Pool B with the sixth-placed Americans The European entry will be decided by a tournament with the number 1 7 Italy, No. 8 Ireland and No. 11 Scotland plus the winner of the Rugby Europe Women’s Championship 2020 (No. 10 Spain, No. 14 Russia or the Netherlands in 17th place) This tournament was supposed to be held in December but has been postponed due to pandemic related challenges The Asian team will win the Asian Rugby Women’s Championship with number 1 12 Japan, number 15 Kazakhstan and number 18 Hong Kong The tournament has been postponed to May in Hong Kong. After Whangarei, Canada will play its next two games in Auckland – Sept. 22 against the Americans and Sept. 27 vs Europe 1 The pool games are supposed to be played in September 8, 23 and 28, but Canada’s games start the day before at Canadian time Second-placed New Zealand, whose Black Ferns have won five of the last six world championships, is No. 1 in pool A 5 Australia, No. 9 Wales and the final qualifying tournament winner The top ranked England is in Pool C with No. 4 France, No. 13 South Africa and No. 21 Fiji New Zealand opens on September at Eden Park with a capacity of 44.00 against Australia 18 The Canadians haven’t been together since they beat the Americans 19-0 and 52-27 in the November 2019 Can-Am series in California in The US won when they met in the summer of 2019.Many of the Canadians moved abroad to keep playing during the pandemic They play in England, France or New Zealand, the rest are in Canada and often adapt their training to day jobs. Seven teams qualified directly for the World Cup because they finished in the top seven at the 2017 tournament in Ireland: champions New Zealand, runners-up England, bronze medalists France, US., Canada, Australia and Wales Fiji and South Africa got their ticket last year via the Rugby Africa Women’s Cup respectively Booked the Oceania Rugby Women’s Championship In addition to the Asia and Europe qualifiers, a final team will come from a World Repechage, a final qualifying competition held for the first time for the women in this field being runner-up in European and Asian qualifying , the playoff winner No. 16 Samoa and the winner of the playoffs Africa / South America between No. 24 Kenya and No. 28 Colombia In the quarter-finals of the World Cup, the two best teams from each pool and the two best third-placed teams will be represented.The 2021 tournament marks the first World Cup for the Women in the Southern Hemisphere Canada’s best World Cup result came in second in 2014 when England beat it 21-9, Canadian women finished fourth in 1998, 2002 and 2006 (when Canada hosted) Canada became 2017 in one Pool pulled with New Zealand and finished fifth — follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter This report from The Canadian Press was first published on January 28, 2021 Neil Davidson, The Canadian Press

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Sonny Fox, who hosted the Sunday morning staple Wonderama for children in the 1960s, died on Sunday in Los Angeles of pneumonia related to Covid-19. He was 95 years old and his death was confirmed by his official website as a host of the four-hour Wonderama in New York from 1959 to 1967, Irwin “Sonny” Fox was one of the most popular children of the era […]

Hardware store Lowe’s Companies (NYSE: LOW) looks forward to a busy spring A press release announced today that it would increase its number of frontline workers by 50 in the coming months000 wants to increase The jobs include both full-time and seasonal positions, adding to the roughly 90000 workers Lowe’s hired in 2020 contributing As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, Lowe’s is also offering a new round of rewards to its workers

Skydance Media has made significant refinancing and a four year revolving credit facility worth up to $ 1 billion USD closed The facility under the direction of JP Morgan is originally valued at $ 500 million, but Skydance will have the option of doubling it, according to President and COO Jesse Sisgold. When the arrangement is announced, the film and television company has […]

Althea Alli, who lives in Shelburne, has been named the new vice chairman of the Shelburne Police Service Board, making her the first black woman in the community to hold the position. Alli spoke to the Free Press about her response to the new role and gave to that she still took it in, but that it was “a great honor to be in this position”. I am humble and honored to be in this position and of course have a voice for the more marginalized and racialized Community, “said Alli.” It is a great honor that I can stand and speak for you I hope to learn more and understand their concerns from my community”Alli was born last Tuesday (Jan 19), having previously served as provincial officer on the board.She has been a member of the local police force since 2019.Alli, who works as Shelter Director of Choice’s Youth Shelter in Orangeville, said with her new role that she hopes to have female youth in the community demonstrate “strong female leadership” “I’m in a position where I can be a leader so that other young women know that if it’s something you want to do, you have to do it … To work hard for the things you want and do City Police Departments are overseeing how police provision is provided in their community and working with local residents and organizations to ensure the community receives adequate police needs. The City of Shelburne has been working to combat diversity and security since June 2020 Inclusion at the community level and developing a task force against Racism, Racism and Discrimination, against which Alli is also vice chairman. “It’s really a great position,” Alli said. “To be able to address some of these racist issues that are creating barriers to the Shelburne Police Service (SPS) Const Jennifer Roach was part of the meeting where Alli was appointed deputy Chair, and was the one to point out her achievement as the first and colored women to hold that position. “I was very proud of her for that moment, it’s an important role and it was a big deal for Althea, the Police Department Roach said. “With the current policing climate, she believes that others may not. Althea brings diversity between gender and color that no one else really speaks to Can, and in the current policing climate, it is important that her voice be heard at the OPP. Const Roach herself is currently the only female officer in the Shelburne Police Force and was the first female president of the Shelburne Police Association to hold the position of president who holds the Roach represents unified members and civilians of the SPS for almost four years two unopposed terms Roach also spoke about the need for women to be represented in leadership positions for young women in the community “It is very important for the community not only to see a president of the association but to be hand in hand with a female officer So our young girls can see that the possibilities for them are endless, “said Roach.” For young girls, but also for the boys in our ward, it’s important to see that gender doesn’t matter. Roach will serve as Shelburne president through February Police Association work 18 if they move to OPP The Shelburne Police Service Board meets every third Tuesday of the month Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative reporter, Shelburne Free Press

AM Best has revised the outlook from stable to positive and confirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of the life / health insurance subsidiaries of CNO Financial Group, Inc (headquartered in Carmel, IN) [NYSE: CNO] These subsidiaries are collectively referred to as the CNO Financial Group (CNO) At the same time, AM Best has revised the outlook from stable to positive and changed the long-term ICR from “bbb-” and the long-term issue ratings (Long-Term IR) of CNO Financial Group, Inc Confirmed (See below for a detailed listing of companies and long-term IRs)

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TORONTO – The controversial council chairman responsible for handling complaints against federal judges has retired In a statement Thursday, the Canadian Judicial Council said that Norman Sabourin, executive director and senior general counsel, is after 16 years In the statement, Sabourin was credited with preparing for the “renewal of the council” “The council thanks Mr”Sabourin for his contribution and wishes him well in his next endeavors,” it said. In May last year, a federal judge raped the council for extremely unfair behavior when he publicly reprimanded a reputable Ontario Supreme Court without a complaint It was Sabourin who started the lawsuit against Justice Patrick Smith for accepting an unpaid, temporary position as dean of a law school in Thunder Bay, Ont, with the permission of his superiors in the 2018 trial of Smith, who subsequently resigned , sparked widespread outrage among other judges and lawyers.The council attempted to argue that the 41-member council, composed of the country’s chief judge, plus the chief judges and associate chief judges of the provincial and federal supreme courts, could not be guessed by a single judge Das Ur part of the federal court exonerated Smith and condemned the council’s actions against him, prompting Smith’s attorney to seek an apology. Sabourin’s council had previously criticized the federal court for attempting to argue that the courts did not have jurisdiction over his Disciplinary review to review The issues prompted Justice Minister Richard Wagner to launch a full review in 2019, in which he said the council needed both internal and legislative reforms. Among the areas for review, Wagner said the crucial role of the executive director was, who wields considerable power as complainant Sabourin was also on vacation for more than a year There was no word on his replacement This report by The Canadian Press was first published on January 28, 2021 Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Peter Nygard will remain in jail for another week despite his attorneys working out an updated bail plan for the Canadian fashion king charged with sex trafficking and extortion in the US, 79-year-old Nygard was arrested under extradition law last month in Winnipeg and faces nine counts in the southern borough of New York City, Court of Queen’s Bench judge Shawn Greenberg said she needed time to decide whether Nygard should be released and has reserved her decision until February 5His attorneys told the court, that a security company has been hired to video-monitor Nygard’s house around the clock in case he should be given bail There would also be a security guard on the premises William Dietterle, president of BIL Security, told the court the cameras were installed in Military grade would be around 20$ 000 plus an additional 3$ 000 a month for surveillance Federal prosecutors asked how Nygard would pay for security if his finances were in such a tough spot, as told by Scott Farlinger, an attorney for the Attorney General of Canada, added the video surveillance ends at the edge of the property and would not ensure Nygard complies with the rules for his release “It doesn’t prevent anyone from jumping on a plane,” he said Nygard’s lawyers said his life was behind bars due to the spread of COVID-19 and his health problems, including diabetes and pacemakers, at risk Federal prosecutors have told the court that Nygard has the means to escape and the charges he faces in the U.S The authorities there accuse him of using his influence in the fashion industry to lure women and girls with promises of modeling and other financial opportunities.They claim Nygard has had women and underage girls from disadvantaged economic backgrounds for 25 years targeted and forcibly sexually assaulted herA full package of extradition materials from US. Prosecutors are not expected to be made available to Canadian authorities until February. Nygard’s lawyers have said it was unfair to keep him behind bars without having full information on the allegations, “It’s inherently so wrong that it is contrary to fairness, “said Richard Wolson, one of Nygard’s attorneys Nygard appeared in a Winnipeg courtroom on video from the correctional center where he was being held. He was wearing a gray shirt with white spots on the front and a large black belt. He had one Mask over face, but moved it occasionally, revealing a white mustache and beard. His long gray and white hair was tied in a bun at the back of his head. Greenberg criticized an earlier bail plan last week after the court owned a house owned by a former company director Nygard had offered as a place to stay, and that with Nygards Nygard’s lawyers said the additional video surveillance provided collateral beyond what is normally required on bail Another Nygard attorney, Jay Prober, told the court it was difficult to find people to speak publicly Prosecutors said if Nygard is released he will have to stay under house arrest, check in to the RCMP weekly, wear an ankle monitor, and stay in Winnipeg, saying they would make sure Nygard meets bail terms as the allegations are rife in the media He would also need the attorney general’s approval if for some reason he can’t appear in court Nygard started his fashion company in 1967 in Winnipeg, where it grew from a partial stake in a womenswear manufacturer to a brand name sold in stores around the world resigned as chairman of the company k, after the FBI and police raided its New York City offices last February, Nygard is also the subject of a class action lawsuit in the U.S. with 57 women on similar allegations, two of Nygard’s sons filed a separate lawsuit against him alleging they were lawfully raped on his instructions as teenagers, Prober said his client denies all allegations against him. This report from The Canadian Press was first published in Published January 28, 2021 Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

Opponents and advocates of abortion rights in Kansas are so confident that a proposed constitutional amendment against abortion will make it into next year’s main vote that they have already begun previewing their votes, including one based on it, to their constituents Suggesting that such a change would violate the election of state-owned companies Ahead of the Senate’s scheduled debate on the measure on Thursday, the Democratic government Laura Kelly warned that an enactment would result in boycotts in Kansas and deter companies from moving to the state Kelly, a strong advocate of abortion rights, said last year that the proposal would “bring the state back to the Dark Ages”

According to the UGDSB (Upper Grand District School Board), Shelburne students will continue to study online until further notice The UGDSB gave last Friday (Jan 22) Regarding the expansion of online learning, which said students could return to face-to-face learning in February at the earliest 11 “As of this writing, we don’t expect schools to see schools until the provincial Emergency Ordinance ends on May 11 at the earliest Study in person again “, said the school board in a press release on February 1, 2021” This means that all UGDSB schools will continue our current measures for online learning until further notice. The announcement comes after Education Minister Stephen Lecce on Jan. January 20 announced that over 100000 students from seven public health units on Jan. The UGDSB was not on the list of school boards allowed to return Only schools in the southeastern region of Ontario received the green light Chief Medical Officer for Health and CEO of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH), Dr Nicola Mercer also extended the date for returning to primary and secondary school to at least February 1 during an announcement on Jan 20 “Cases in the region are decreasing,” said Dr Mercer “We’re doing the tough job of bringing COVID back to a level where we can safely reopen school, but we’re just not there yet. The UGDSB says the return to school date or possible additions to online learning from Ministry of Education and Province They also note that an official announcement from the province will be communicated closer to the planned return to face-to-face learning (February) 11) During the entire school closure, Specialized Classes for Students with Developmental Disabilities (DD classes) are in reason – and secondary schools for face-to-face learning have remained open and will continue for these students.The childcare for non-school age children and emergency care for children of school age from frontline staff will also remain open until personal learning resumes during the Pre- and post-school programs closed At the time of going to press, there is no definitive date on which students can expect a return to face-to-face learning Paula Brown, Local Journalism Initiative reporter, Shelburne Free Press

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World News – CA – “This is unacceptable”: AOC, Ted Cruz and other side with private investors, Slam Robinhood and Wall Street amid GameStop mania

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