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The number of Americans applying for jobless benefits inches up, but layoffs remain low

The Associated Press

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits ticked up last week, but layoffs remain historically low in the face of lingering inflation and high interest rates

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Takeaways from The Associated Press' reporting on seafarers who are abandoned by shipowners in ports

The Associated Press

The United Nations over the last decade has logged an increasing number of crew members abandoned by shipowners around the world

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May 29, 2024 3:52 PM ET

McDonald's says $18 Big Mac meal was an 'exception' and news reports overstated its price increases

The Associated Press

McDonald’s is fighting back against media reports it says have exaggerated its price increases

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May 29, 2024 8:51 AM ET

Cleveland Fed names former Goldman Sachs executive Beth Hammack to succeed Mester as president

The Associated Press

The Cleveland branch of the Federal Reserve says that Beth Hammack, an executive at investment bank Goldman Sachs, would be its next president effective Aug. 21

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May 29, 2024 5:35 AM ET

The Rate Cut Party is Postponed, Not for These Stocks

Gabriel Osorio-Mazilli

With uncertain rate cuts this year, analysts land on three stocks to potentially deliver above average EPS growth for investors looking to beat high inflation

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A line of unsold 2024 Edge utility vehicles sit at a Ford dealership Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Denve…
May 28, 2024 7:51 PM ET

Inflation pressures lingering from pandemic are keeping Fed rate cuts on pause

The Associated Press
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May 28, 2024 9:58 AM ET

Understanding fear in stock market investing

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May 28, 2024 8:44 AM ET

Layoffs can be part of running a small business. Some tips for owners on handling them

The Associated Press
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A line of unsold 2024 F150 pickup trucks sit at a Ford dealership Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Denver
May 28, 2024 8:09 AM ET

US consumer confidence rises in May after three months of declines

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May 27, 2024 10:30 PM ET

Stock market today: Asian shares decline after a mixed post-holiday session on Wall Street

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May 27, 2024 6:38 AM ET

Major retailers are offering summer deals to entice inflation-weary shoppers

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May 26, 2024 9:28 PM ET

Stock market today: World shares are mostly higher after rebound on Wall St

The Associated Press
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May 26, 2024 5:53 AM ET

In one North Carolina county, it's 'growth, growth, growth.' But will Biden reap the benefit?

The Associated Press
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May 24, 2024 10:27 AM ET

This week: Consumer confidence, Dick's Sporting Goods earnings and the latest US inflation reading

The Associated Press
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May 24, 2024 1:03 AM ET

Stock market today: Nasdaq sets another record as Wall Street wins back earlier losses

The Associated Press
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May 23, 2024 10:08 AM ET

Long-term mortgage rates ease for third straight week, dipping to just below 7%

The Associated Press
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Retail stocks
May 23, 2024 6:55 AM ET

First Quarter Wrap-Up Reveals Retail’s Shifting Sands

Jeffrey Neal Johnson
NYSE:WMTNYSE:MNYSE:TGT
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May 23, 2024 5:40 AM ET

Poverty in Lebanon tripled over a decade, World Bank says

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May 22, 2024 6:03 PM ET

Federal Reserve leaders say rates could be higher for longer

Due.com
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May 22, 2024 12:06 PM ET

Federal Reserve minutes: Policymakers saw a longer path to rate cuts

The Associated Press
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May 22, 2024 4:31 AM ET

Target sales decline to start the year, but it sees improvement

The Associated Press
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Smoke rises during protests in Noumea, New Caledonia, on May 15, 2024
May 22, 2024 1:24 AM ET

How is the violent unrest in New Caledonia impacting global nickel prices?

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May 22, 2024 12:50 AM ET

UK inflation lowest in 3 years. Prime Minister Sunak makes it a focus in election call for July 4

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May 21, 2024 2:15 AM ET

Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline after Nasdaq ticks to a record high

The Associated Press
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A person walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index, center, at a securi…
May 21, 2024 2:15 AM ET

Stock market today: Asian shares mostly higher after Wall Street sets more records

The Associated Press
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May 20, 2024 10:05 AM ET

Norwegian Cruise Line, Wix.com rise; Cushman & Wakefield, Target fall, Monday, 5/20/2024

The Associated Press
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May 20, 2024 6:21 AM ET

Target to lower prices on thousands of basic items as inflation sends customers scrounging for deals

The Associated Press
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May 19, 2024 10:07 PM ET

Many remember solid economy under Trump, but his record also full of tax cut hype, debt and disease

The Associated Press
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May 17, 2024 10:45 AM ET

Subway commuters in Buenos Aires see fares spike by 360% as part of austerity campaign in Argentina

The Associated Press
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