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Shipping snags prompt US firms to mull retreat from China
| August 5th, 2021  9:11 AM
Shipping snags prompt US firms to mull retreat from China
WASHINGTON (AP) — Toy maker Eric Poses created a card game last year he called The Worst-Case Scenario, a wry reference to the way the coronavirus had upended normal life. He had no idea. In a twist that Poses never could have predicted, his game itself would become caught up in the latest fallout from the health crisis:…
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US jobless claims down 14,000 to 385,000 as economy rebounds
US jobless claims down 14,000 to 385,000 as economy rebounds
August 5th, 2021  9:07 AM

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000, more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession

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Australia's 2nd largest city, Melbourne, enters 6th lockdown
August 5th, 2021  9:04 AM

Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, is going into a sixth lockdown, with a state government leader blaming the nation’s slow COVID-19 vaccination rollout

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The Clorox Company Got Sanitized, Now Is The Time To Buy
August 5th, 2021  9:00 AM

Shares of The Clorox Company have pulled back to long-term support where they look like a good buy.

10 Ways Solopreneurs Should Prepare for the Future of Remote Work
10 Ways Solopreneurs Should Prepare for the Future of Remote Work
August 5th, 2021  9:00 AM

If you're a business owner who wants to thrive in the remote work environment now and in the future, use these tips.

Learn the IT and Networking Skills You Need In the Digital Age
Learn the IT and Networking Skills You Need In the Digital Age
August 5th, 2021  9:00 AM

Get on certification track with CompTIA, AWS, and more.

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Biden seeks to boost fuel economy to thwart Trump rollback
August 5th, 2021  8:52 AM

The Biden administration wants automakers to raise gas mileage and cut tailpipe pollution between now and model year 2026

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The Latest: WH official: COVID-19 shots for foreign visitors
August 5th, 2021  8:50 AM

The Biden administration is taking the first steps toward requiring nearly all international visitors to the U.S. to be vaccinated for the coronavirus

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US trade deficit hits record $75.7 billion in June
August 5th, 2021  8:47 AM

The U.S. trade deficit increased to a record $75.7 billion in June as a rebounding American economy sent demand for imports surging

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US jobless claims drop by 14,000 to 385,000
August 5th, 2021  8:37 AM

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000 more evidence that the economy and the job market are rebounding briskly from the coronavirus recession

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US jobless claims fall by 14,000 to 385,000, another sign the economy, hiring are reboundng from the pandemic recession
August 5th, 2021  8:32 AM

US jobless claims fall by 14,000 to 385,000, another sign the economy, hiring are reboundng from the pandemic recession

Ready to hire your first employee? Prep with these 6 steps
Ready to hire your first employee? Prep with these 6 steps
August 5th, 2021  8:27 AM

Americans have started millions of new businesses in the last 18 months

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3 Stocks with Good Short Squeeze Potential
August 5th, 2021  8:00 AM

Here are three intriguing short squeeze candidates that could take off with even a small bit of good news—or simply because a large enough social media army is amassed.

Bank of England buoyant on UK growth as it holds rates
Bank of England buoyant on UK growth as it holds rates
August 5th, 2021  7:52 AM

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.1% and says it expects the British economy to reach its pre-pandemic level by the end of the year

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Robinhood discloses stock offering, shares down premarket
August 5th, 2021  7:19 AM

Shares of Robinhood are down more than 10% before the market open on Thursday as the company disclosed in a regulatory filing that it plans a stock offering of up to nearly 98 million shares

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Bank of England keeps its main interest rate at 0.1%
August 5th, 2021  7:15 AM

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.1% and says it expects the British economy to reach its pre-pandemic level by the end of the year

The Latest: Head of Africa CDC has 'unbearable' COVID-19
The Latest: Head of Africa CDC has 'unbearable' COVID-19
August 5th, 2021  7:04 AM

The director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says he came down with COVID-19 last week and if he had not been vaccinated earlier, “I would not be here by now.”

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Survey Says: Retirees Wish They'd Saved More. Will You Be in the Same Boat?
August 5th, 2021  6:00 AM

An in-depth survey of 2,000 retirees detailed information about their income and feelings about their retirement situation. What can we learn from them? Turns out, a lot.

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The 3 Best Retail Stocks to Shop for in August
August 5th, 2021  5:30 AM

If you are interested in the retail sector at this time, here are the 3 best retail stocks to shop for in August:

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ZipRecruiter is a Return to Normal Play
August 5th, 2021  5:15 AM

Online job recruiter ZipRecruiter (NYSE: ZIP) stock is benefiting from the labor shortage amidst rising employment and wage inflation.

World stocks rise with eyes on US economic recovery
World stocks rise with eyes on US economic recovery
August 5th, 2021  5:14 AM

World stocks are edging higher as traders await more guidance on the U.S. economic recovery

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For Robinhood Stock the Hunter Has Become the Hunted
August 5th, 2021  5:10 AM

Shares of HOOD stock are climbing steeply, primarily driven by retail investors. This is the same group that made Robinhood the popular trading app that it is. But now the tables have turned and that may be a shame for investors who were looking to buy the stock on its future potential.  

Rebounding global economy helps fill order book at Siemens
Rebounding global economy helps fill order book at Siemens
August 5th, 2021  5:04 AM

Germany's Siemens AG is one of the weather vanes for the global economy and the Munich-based company says things are looking up

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The 10 Most Searched Stocks on MarketBeat in August 2021
August 5th, 2021  5:00 AM

The MarketBeat trending stocks report aims to identify trending companies based on the actions and interests of MarketBeat readers and subscribers. Rankings are calculated based on the number of new MarketBeat users that have added a given stock to their watch list in the last 30 days and the number of such queries for a company on MarketBeat in the last 30 days.

EXPLAINER: What Olympic host Japan’s COVID ‘emergency’ means
EXPLAINER: What Olympic host Japan’s COVID ‘emergency’ means
August 5th, 2021  4:58 AM

Japan is playing host to the Tokyo Olympics

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