Daily Briefing: February 15

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Stat

Auto dealers are implementing their own variant of surge pricing as a result of inflation. More than 80% of vehicle purchasers in the United States paid more than the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) in January. That percentage was just 2.8 percent in January 2021 and 0.3% two years

Quote

“It's not a requirement of law, but it's a requirement, I think, of just some generic decency.”

President Biden spoke to NBC's Lester Holt before the Super Bowl, and used the opportunity to push the NFL to improve its woeful track record of hiring minority coaches. There are only two active Black head coaches,  and no Black team owners, in a league where 71 percent of the players are black. Following his halftime performance, Eminem took a knee, which has become synonymous with protesting racial injustice.

Read

Behind the complex bitcoin laundering case that perplexed the internet. (New York Times)

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