Industry Update: Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) was recently passed as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023. The act represents a major change for the cosmetics industry, greatly expanding FDA’s regulatory oversight. MoCRA defines “Responsible Person” and “Facility” A “Responsible Person” is the manufacturer, pac
Economy Remains the Public’s Top Policy Priority; COVID-19 Concerns Decline Again Increased focus on deficit reduction; Republicans far more likely than Democrats to view it as a top priority With a new era of divided government beginning in Washington, the public’s top policy priority has not changed: Strengthening the economy tops Americans’ agenda, as it […]
STATELINE ARTICLEJuly 9, 2021Updated: July 9, 2021By: Sophie QuintonRead time: 8 min “Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.” Gail Hepworth, right, and Amy Hepworth, sisters and co-owners of Hepworth Farms in Milton, New York, pose on bags full of hemp plants. Farmers facing low hemp CBD prices are storing their plants and hoping to […]
Amazon announced the third phase of their long-term partnership with OpenAI through a multiyear, multibillion dollar investment to accelerate AI breakthroughs to ensure these benefits are broadly shared with the world.
A unicorn startup or unicorn company is a private company with a valuation over $1 billion USD priced via a venture funding round. Unicorns are ‘startups’, i.e they do not include ‘post-exit’, acquired or public/listed companies, nor do they include ‘mature’ incumbents or their subsidiaries. As of 2 January 2023, there are 83 Climate Tech […]
3 things every retirement investor needs to know now, according to the former head of global equities at Deutsche Bank
Kerim Derhalli, the former head of global equities at Deutsche Bank, has spent more than 30 years in leadership roles with financial institutions including Merrill Lynch and JPMorgan. Now, as CEO and founder of Invstr, a financial education and investment app, he’s teaching both new and seasoned investors how to survive in this tough economy. “The […]
The overall US inflation rate (YoY % Change) moved down in December for the 6th consecutive month. At 6.5%, this is the lowest inflation rate since October 2021. Core inflation (which excludes food/energy) also moved down to 5.7%, its lowest level since December 2021.
What we refer to as “fake-news” is known as “misinformation campaigns” and they are as old as Waterloo… Therein lies our first clue: misinformation campaign. It exists because it help somebody else’s cause. Now as to why it works: because that’s how human psyche works.Truth and reality are messy; in fact it’s hard to agree […]
“Automation is not good for the community, it’s not good for America,” Mendoza said. “We’re talking hundreds of thousands of jobs that are at risk here.” Port of LA longshoremen protest plan to increase automation at one terminal – Daily Breeze It’s always the same thing, fear and uneducated fear for the short-term, […]