News from the Control Tower: Our weekly curated list of news stories affecting you and your finances.
This week’s reads include:
Germany and other countries reluctant to follow US with immediate embargo on crude imports from Moscow
Federal privacy bills, security legislation and antitrust laws to address the power of the tech giants have all failed to advance in Congress, despite hand wringing and shows of bipartisan support.
Apple spent a record $2.5 million lobbying Congress in the first quarter of 2022.
Supporters say Bitcoin and other digital currencies can help solve climate change. But in reality, crypto has morphed into yet another money-making scheme.
Pell Grants are an astonishingly good investment for the government.
Musicians from Bob Geldof to Robbie Williams and Lisa Maffia reveal what they did – and how they felt – after the hits dried up and the crowds vanished