[AP] Biden, Democrats hit gas on push for $15 minimum wage

[Yahoo News] ‘A wakeup call’: How resilient new coronavirus variants could prolong the pandemic

[MSN/LA Times] New clinical trials raise fears the coronavirus is learning how to resist vaccines

[Reuters] Analysis: A tulip by another name? ‘Gamestonk’ and the case for investor caution

[Reuters] Sideshow or main event? GameStop stock ride weighed as bubble warning

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Robinhood’s Meteoric Rise Feels the Pull of Wall Street Physics

[CNBC] What is a SPAC? Explaining one of Wall Street’s hottest trends

[Bloomberg] GameStop Mania Is Delivering a Dangerous Rush to the Reddit Mob

[Bloomberg] ‘Like a Drug’: Redditors’ Stock Mania Fueled by Gambling High

[NYT] The Misfits Shaking Wall Street

[WSJ] What’s Driving Everything From a Market Frenzy to an Embrace of U.S. Deficits? Magical Thinking

[WSJ] Day-Trader Mania Will Challenge SEC Under Gensler, Biden’s Choice for Chairman

[WSJ] The Real Force Driving the GameStop Revolution

[WSJ] Powell Won’t Pop This Bubble (Yet)

[FT] GameStop curbs put clearing houses under the spotlight

[FT] Short sellers face the rage of an army of small traders

[FT] Bubble fears grow as China fund launches attract huge inflows

[FT] Climate graphic of the week: Storms intensify in the Atlantic