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Mar 29, 2021

Tracing a stock market sell-off back to one hedge fund

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Block trades from Archegos Capital Management, a large hedge fund in the U.S., are reportedly at the center of selling pressure on certain stocks. Plus, a bill to extend the time frame for PPP loan applications passes the Senate. And, critics of the new Georgia law that overhauls state election rules call on major corporations to speak out.

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PPP loan deadline extension would help banks process more applications

Mar 29, 2021
The latest loans have moved more slowly than the previous round, due in part to additional compliance checks to prevent fraud.
Larger companies initially took advantage of the Paycheck Protection Program, which was intended to offer forgivable loans to smaller businesses.
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What responsibility do corporations have to weigh in on voting rights?

Mar 29, 2021
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a bill into law that overhauls state election rules and restricts voting in a number of ways.
Activists are asking corporations in Georgia like Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines and Home Depot to speak out against a new law that overhauls state election rules.
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Degrees of Light Taylor McFerrin

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director