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Thu, Sep 16th, 2021
Surprise uptick in spending by Americans as delta spread

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans continued to spend at a brisk pace last month in the face of rising COVID-19 infections, though much of it was done online and not at restaurants or other sectors in the U.S....

$SPX : 4,453.40 (-0.61%)
$DOWI : 34,577.20 (-0.68%)
$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
US stocks fall as technology companies lead a broad slide

Stocks edged lower in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday as technology and communications companies fell broadly.

MRO : 12.26 (-2.93%)
MGM : 40.86 (+1.19%)
C : 70.35 (-0.14%)
COF : 160.37 (+0.92%)
$SPX : 4,453.40 (-0.61%)
$DOWI : 34,577.20 (-0.68%)
$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
Soaring utility bills alarm Europe, raise fears for winter

MADRID (AP) — Wholesale prices for gas and electricity are surging across Europe, raising the prospect of increases in already-high utility bills and further pain for people who have taken a financial...

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$DOWI : 34,577.20 (-0.68%)
$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
Latest: Britain gives boosters over 50, with health issues

LONDON — Britain is giving coronavirus booster shots to people over age 50 and those 16 to 49 with underlying medical conditions.

Job market disconnect raises concerns over economic recovery

The gulf between record job openings and a lack of people taking those jobs is forcing Wall Street to reassess the pace of the economic recovery.

NTRS : 109.83 (-0.80%)
US unemployment claims rise after hitting pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits moved up last week to 332,000 from a pandemic low, a sign that the spread of the delta variant may have slightly increased layoffs....

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$DOWI : 34,577.20 (-0.68%)
$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
Zimbabwe orders government workers to get COVID vaccinations

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's government has ordered all its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or they won't be allowed to come to work.

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$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
Retail sales rose 0.7% in August as more Americans shopped online amid COVID-19 surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Retail sales rose 0.7% in August as more Americans shopped online amid COVID-19 surge.

EU earmarks 30 billion euros for health crisis agency

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union said Thursday that it will fund its new health preparedness and rapid response agency to the tune of 30 billion euros ($35 billion) over the next six years, even pushing...

$SPX : 4,453.40 (-0.61%)
$DOWI : 34,577.20 (-0.68%)
$IUXX : 15,405.48 (-0.63%)
Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

BANGKOK (AP) — Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.

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