Capital

Top stocks of 2021 – Forbes Advisor

Editorial Note: Forbes Advisor may earn a commission on sales made from partner links on this page, but this does not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. It’s probably safe to say that no one had a “global pandemic” on their 2020 bingo card. But as the dust …

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Federal student loan forbearance with additional extension

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced on Friday evening that the U.S. government would extend federal forbearance on student loans to borrowers by one month as more businesses close due to an increase in cases of coronavirus. This means that federal student loan payments will not be due in January. The …

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Fed asks why banks don’t lend more

WASHINGTON – A senior Federal Reserve official on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the extent to which banks have dipped into their capital and liquidity reserves to help strengthen the fragile US economy. Fed Vice Chairman for Oversight Randal Quarles said that while “the banks have done a really good job” …

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