NewsWatch: ‘We’ve reached a tipping point’ on bitcoin adoption, Fidelity’s Tom Jessop says

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Tom Jessop, head of Fidelity Digital Assets at Fidelity Investments, says that the maturation and adoption of digital assets as a class of investments will continue at a rapid race in coming years, signally that crypto may have turned a corner in the world of traditional finance. See full story.

Expecting another refund after the IRS calculates the $10,200 unemployment tax break? You might want to do more than just wait

Before sitting back and letting the IRS do the work, experts say some people should at least consider filing an amended return. See full story.

The 30-something Cohen consolidates power at GameStop, and the Reddit crowd cheers … but the stock is so-so

The activist investor and social media folk hero is the man that Diamond-handed GME “HODLers” want in the big chair, but they also wouldn’t mind seeing Roaring Kitty as the new CEO. See full story.

‘Enough prayers. Time for some action’: Biden announces steps on gun control

President Joe Biden on Thursday unveiled actions aimed at curbing gun violence, calling it an epidemic that “has to stop.” See full story.

10 countries where vaccinated Americans are allowed to travel — but it won’t come cheap

Several countries are easing restrictions for fully-vaccinated people looking to vacation, even though public-health officials have maintained warnings against unnecessary travel. See full story.

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The proposed tax on residents making $1 million a year or more will hit nearly 123,000 New Yorkers across the state. See full story.