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Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. He had previously served as the 47th Vice President of the United States. More

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  • Joe Biden's plan to increase corporate tax may not increase taxes from Amazon Apr 11, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Joe Biden's plan to increase corporate tax may not increase taxes from Amazon

    The current rate of corporate tax stands at 21 percent and Biden is vying to raise it to 27 percent.

  • Biden aims $1.5 trillion budget at health, education, social services Apr 10, 2021 10:42 PM IST

    Biden aims $1.5 trillion budget at health, education, social services

    The Education Department would get a 40.8 percent funding increase that would bring its budget to $102.8 billion.

  • Joe Biden committed to bringing responsible end to Afghan conflict, says White House Apr 10, 2021 08:20 AM IST

    Joe Biden committed to bringing responsible end to Afghan conflict, says White House

    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Joe Biden wants to make that decision in close consultation with partners around the world, with the advice of his national security team, and do it in a way that ensures we are protecting our national interest and the safety and security of our troops, all at the same time where there's diplomatic negotiations with the Taliban.

  • Joe Biden plan calls for $100 billion in new EV consumer rebates Apr 08, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    Joe Biden plan calls for $100 billion in new EV consumer rebates

    The EV rebates, part of a $2.3 trillion infrastructure and jobs proposal, could be a big boost to U.S. automakers, especially General Motors and Tesla Inc, which no longer qualify for $7,500 tax credits after they sold more than 200,000 zero-emission models.

  • Joe Biden to announce all Americans eligible for COVID vaccine by April 19: Report Apr 06, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Joe Biden to announce all Americans eligible for COVID vaccine by April 19: Report

    CNN reported that Joe Biden was shifting the deadline for full eligibility from May 1 to April 19 after rapid progress in all 50 states in the vaccine rollouts.

  • Janet Yellen calls for minimum global corporate income tax Apr 05, 2021 09:05 PM IST

    Janet Yellen calls for minimum global corporate income tax

    Citing a “thirty-year race to the bottom” in which countries have slashed corporate tax rates in an effort to attract multinational businesses, Yellen said the Biden administration would work with other advanced economies in the G20 to set a minimum.

  • Maryland Biotech Company Acknowledges Changes Coming Apr 05, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    Maryland Biotech Company Acknowledges Changes Coming

    In an apparent bid to reassure its shareholders, Emergent BioSolutions, a contract manufacturer that was making vaccines for both Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca, said it was “on track with its manufacturing agreements related to COVID-19 vaccines” and “that there are no changes to its financial guidance for 2021.”

  • US outlines long list of import restrictions against American goods in India Apr 04, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    US outlines long list of import restrictions against American goods in India

    India figures prominently in the 2021 National Trade Estimate Report by the United States Trade Representatives, an annual compendium of Washington DC's complaints against the trade mechanism of various economies. The fact that this comes only months after the Joe Biden administration took charge has made policymakers apprehensive.

  • Wall Street Weekahead: High-flying market to take cues from infrastructure plans, upcoming earnings Apr 02, 2021 08:37 PM IST

    Wall Street Weekahead: High-flying market to take cues from infrastructure plans, upcoming earnings

    Investors also are set to get a snapshot of how companies are performing a year after the onset of the pandemic when corporate earnings kick off in earnest in mid-April.

  • Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck Apr 01, 2021 05:29 PM IST

    Joe Biden’s Push for Electric Cars: $174 Billion, 10 Years and a Bit of Luck

    The $2 trillion infrastructure plan that he unveiled Wednesday is aimed at tackling climate change in part by spending up to $174 billion to encourage Americans to switch to cars and trucks that run on electricity, not gasoline or diesel. That is a large investment, but it might not be enough to push most Americans toward EVs.

  • Joe Biden Tax Plan Challenges Republican Formula for Economic Growth Apr 01, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Joe Biden Tax Plan Challenges Republican Formula for Economic Growth

    the animating idea behind the tax plan put forward by the Biden administration Wednesday is that the best way to increase U.S. competitiveness and foster economic growth is to raise corporate taxes to finance huge investments in transportation, broadband, utilities and more.

  • Biden’s push for electric cars: $174 billion, 10 years and a bit of luck Apr 01, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    Biden’s push for electric cars: $174 billion, 10 years and a bit of luck

    Despite rapid growth in recent years, electric vehicles remain a niche product

  • Biden tax plan challenges Republican formula for economic growth Apr 01, 2021 04:51 PM IST

    Biden tax plan challenges Republican formula for economic growth

    The most eye-catching proposal is to scale down the sizable reduction in the corporate tax rate implemented under Trump

  • Joe Biden lets Donald Trump era H-1B visa bans expire; Indian IT professionals to benefit Apr 01, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    Joe Biden lets Donald Trump era H-1B visa bans expire; Indian IT professionals to benefit

    Amidst a national lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis, Trump in June last year issued a proclamation that suspended entry to the US of applicants for several temporary or “non-immigrant” visa categories, including H-1B, arguing that these visas presented a risk to the US labour market during the economic recovery.

  • 'Wall Street didn't build this country': Joe Biden unveils mega investment plan Apr 01, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    'Wall Street didn't build this country': Joe Biden unveils mega investment plan

    "The rest of the world is closing in and closing in fast. We can''t allow this to continue. American Jobs Plan is the biggest increase in our federal non-defense research and development spending on record," Biden said in his address to the nation from Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

  • COP26 climate change summit may be postponed due to pandemic: Report Mar 31, 2021 09:53 PM IST

    COP26 climate change summit may be postponed due to pandemic: Report

    The November summit was originally due to be held in 2020, but was postponed due to COVID-19.

  • A dollop of FDR and a dash of Reagan equal a Biden boom Mar 31, 2021 05:02 PM IST

    A dollop of FDR and a dash of Reagan equal a Biden boom

    For Biden to succeed, he has to not only channel his inner Franklin D Roosevelt, but also a little Ronald Reagan and some rip-roaring capitalism

  • Joe Biden to unveil once-in-a-century $2 trillion investment plan to transform America's infrastructure Mar 31, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    Joe Biden to unveil once-in-a-century $2 trillion investment plan to transform America's infrastructure

    The American Jobs Plan, to be announced by Biden in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will create millions of good-paying jobs and rebuild the US infrastructure.

  • Joe Biden expected to end Donald Trump ban on temporary foreign workers Mar 31, 2021 07:54 AM IST

    Joe Biden expected to end Donald Trump ban on temporary foreign workers

    The Democratic president has rolled back many of former President Donald Trump's immigration policies since taking office on Jan. 20 including last month revoking a proclamation that had blocked many applicants for permanent residency - known as a green card - from entering the United States.

  • For migrants at the US-Mexico border, it is both opportunity and risk Mar 30, 2021 07:55 PM IST

    For migrants at the US-Mexico border, it is both opportunity and risk

    A new US president promised to dismantle his predecessor’s policies governing asylum seekers who arrive at the southern border. Exactly who the new administration is allowing into the country is unknown, but thousands of children from Central America and Mexico who arrived in recent weeks are now in US custody.

  • 90% US adults to be eligible for vaccine by April 19, says Joe Biden Mar 30, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    90% US adults to be eligible for vaccine by April 19, says Joe Biden

    The vaccination drive under the Biden administration has been going in at an unprecedented pace. As many as 100 million shots have been administered in less than 60 days of his administration and they are now moving on to the next 100 million shots in just 40 days.

  • The Vaccination Gap Among Hispanic Communities Reflects Barriers to Access Mar 29, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    The Vaccination Gap Among Hispanic Communities Reflects Barriers to Access

    Barriers to vaccine access faced in many Hispanic communities — alongside the structural limitations communities of color generally face — stand in the way of higher vaccination rates, even as the vaccine becomes more widely available, according to public health experts and community health organizers.

  • Asia shares cautious as US futures ease, lot hanging on Joe Biden plan Mar 29, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Asia shares cautious as US futures ease, lot hanging on Joe Biden plan

    Optimism about the U.S. economy has been helped by the vaccination rollout with some 143 million shots given to almost 94 million people, far ahead of Europe's rollout.

  • America's campaign against Vladimir Putin will hand China an easy victory Mar 27, 2021 10:01 AM IST

    America's campaign against Vladimir Putin will hand China an easy victory

    President Biden's tirade against Putin may well be designed to secure the best possible deal in eventual negotiation.

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