01012021 :: Friday finance week in review
First off, happy new year.
A partial digest of what we learned:
Trump signed off on the stimulus and Congressional budgetary spending bill (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021). Treasury and the IRS indicated that stimulus checks already started going out last Tuesday night. Meanwhile, an upgrade to $2k checks couldn’t even get a vote in the Senate. Yes, the size of stimulus checks that the government has already begun sending out was still being debated as of Friday night, and may be taken up again by the…