Biden’s campaign has more money than Trump. But will it make it a difference at the polls?

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RICK NEWMAN: From Yahoo Finance, this is “Electionomics.” I’m Rick Newman.

ALEXIS CHRISTOFOROUS: And I’m Alexis Christoforous. Thanks so much for joining us. For the first time during this election campaign, Joe Biden is sitting on the biggest pile of cash, and he’s using some of it to outspend President Trump 2 to 1 when it comes to political ads in some markets. Here to talk about it is Ben Taber with Advertising Analytics. Ben, thanks for being with us.

So here we are, the final stretch of this general election, and it looks like, according to some accounts, Biden has got more than $140 million more in the bank than Trump. You think about where we were just a few months ago, and Biden was struggling to raise money. What

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ROME (AP) — Do not count the WTA among those who were either surprised or upset that Simona Halep earned 10 euros (about $12) less than Novak Djokovic did for winning the Italian Open.

Romania's Simona Halep poses with her trophy after beating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP)

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Romania’s Simona Halep poses with her trophy after beating Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova during their final match at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP)

On Tuesday, a day after the two finals in Rome, a spokeswoman for the women’s professional tour — much like the head of the tournament itself — basically shrugged off the discrepancy, chalking it up to a matter of math.

“This comes down to a simple rounding situation, that’s all,” WTA spokeswoman Amy Binder wrote in an email to The Associated Press.

A year ago, the difference between champion checks was much greater: The Italian Open is a

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NEW YORK and MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, launched a new global, integrated advertising campaign in support of the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification program. The multi-channel campaign was developed in partnership with The Gate | New York, an international advertising agency and marketing services company, for the fifth consecutive year. The campaign utilizes TV, digital, social media, and search engine marketing, including three TV spots.

The ads emphasize how accounting and finance professionals who earn the CMA can make a difference for their companies, their clients, their profession, and their own careers.

Different scenarios are depicted to show the valuable contributions CMAs make because of their skills and knowledge. They can see things others don’t and act on them.

The campaign commercials will be running on spot broadcast

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The global pandemic has disrupted lives, industry and local and national economies, including Massachusetts. Small businesses, the backbone of our economy, were hit the hardest.

a sign in front of a tree: The Department of Energy building is seen in Washington, Friday, May 1, 2015.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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The Department of Energy building is seen in Washington, Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

However, as businesses fight to reopen and navigate operating under new conditions that are the current norm, the Department of Energy is helping small businesses to innovate and emerge stronger and more resilient.


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Many companies stand to receive funding from the Department of Energy’s Small Business Innovation Research Program. These grant funds are specifically for companies that want to test innovative ideas and conduct research to develop cutting-edge products that show promise in the future of energy technology.

Established in 1982, the SBIR program supports scientific excellence through the investment of federal research funds in critical American priorities to build a

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Here’s what: It’s the little things

I moved into a new apartment earlier this month — what a breath of fresh air! My partner and I are very grateful for our steady jobs, but like many other people in our work-from-home situation we were quick to spot the flaws in our Los Angeles abode. When COVID-19 stay-at-home orders kept us inside around the clock, our lack of a washer/dryer, natural light, and outdoor space became achingly apparent.

According to the Pew Research Center, one in five Americans have relocated, or know someone who has, during the coronavirus pandemic. Moving is always a hassle, even when you’re just swapping units in your own building like we did. But along with budgeting out

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HEALS Act vs. HEROES Act: What's the Difference in the Amount of Your Second Stimulus Check?

If you’re waiting for a second stimulus check, you may be heartened by the fact that two competing legislative proposals would provide you with another direct payment.

One, put forth by Kentucky Republican and senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, is called the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools Act, or HEALS Act. The other, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act (HEROES Act) was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, with votes in favor coming from the Democrats who control the chamber.

With these two competing bills on the table, lawmakers haven’t been able to come to an agreement yet on how to provide more COVID-19 money or who should receive it. And with the Senate now on recess, it may be September before lawmakers take action.

For those eager for more relief from Washington, it can be helpful to look at what each bill would

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