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Just How Much Will be Poured into Infrastructure Over the Next Few Years?

Recently, we took a shot at dissecting President Biden’s potential plans for energy investments and improving infrastructure that could come in the next few years, as promised along the campaign trail and as predicted by so many pundits. A strong dedication to modern infrastructure is expected to join zero-emissions targets and updated fuel economy standards,

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Labeled as “Floating Petri Dishes” Cruise Lines are Still Barely Treading Water

Yesterday, we looked at the state of travel restrictions across the globe and how one-third of international destinations are still closed to travelers, potentially putting a wrench in the comeback of many travel stocks. These restrictions speak much more to airlines who may be relegated to domestic travel for while, but despite some companies announcing

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Not So Fast! As Travel Stocks Gear Up for a Rebound, Many Places Are Still Off-Limits

As vaccination campaigns start to gaining steam in some countries and the travel industry begins to see investors rallying behind companies decimated by pandemic-fueled shutdowns, a substantial chunk of the world still remains off-limits to international tourists. A new report from the United Nations World Tourism Organization found that as much as one-third of destinations around

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With More Stimulus Coming in March, What Do Employment Numbers Say About a True Recovery?

Last Friday, one day before the Senate passed President Biden’s sweeping $1.9 trillion stimulus package, the latest jobs report showed encouraging signs of recovery, as the U.S. economy added 379,000 jobs in February, exceeding expectations. Leading the way, was the leisure and hospitality sector, adding 355,000 payrolls, with restaurants and bars accounting for the lion’s

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Streaming Services Fuel Six Straight Years of Revenue Growth for Music Industry

Thanks to monument growth in streaming music subscriptions from leading platforms like Spotify (SPOT), Apple Music (AAPL) and more, music industry revenues in the United States grew by 9% in 2020. And according to the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) latest Year-End Music Industry Revenue report, 2020 marked the sixth consecutive year of growth for

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