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COVID-19 in the UK: A Choice Between Life and Lucre?

COVID-19 in the UK: A Choice Between Life and Lucre?

1 hour ago   |   Steady State

By James MacGregor Palmer 1.8 million pounds. That's how much the UK government thinks our lives are worth . Placing an economic value on a human being is nothing new. It's...
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China Won't Hike Rates Soon as it Exits Stimulus, Says State Media

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China is very likely to exit from some of its stimulus measures as the economy improves, but there won't be any interest rate hike soon, a leading state newspaper said on its...
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Get more merry for less money this holiday season

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

So much can go into creating an indelible Christmas season: a pile of perfectly-wrapped presents for friends and family, decor that would make Joanna Gaines gush, a curated...
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‘We're facing one of the worst economic crises of our lifetime'

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose for a second straight time last week, to 778,000, evidence that the U.S. economy and job market remain under...
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Interview: Talking About ‘Echo Boomers' With Patrick Schwarzeneggar

11 hours ago   |   Forbes

Echo Boomers is a modern crime story following five college graduates who decide the best way to get revenge against an unfair economy is to steal from the wealthy. We discuss...
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Want to shop American-made this holiday season? This Mark Cuban-backed startup offers a Chrome plugin that tells Amazon users where sellers are based

Want to shop American-made this holiday season? This Mark Cuban-backed startup offers a Chrome plugin that tells Amazon users where sellers are based

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Harsh Khurana founded Cultivate during the pandemic after he saw the socioeconomic impact COVID-19 was having on the small businesses in his...
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Here's the right way to practice gratitude with your employees this Thanksgiving - and what to avoid saying

Here's the right way to practice gratitude with your employees this Thanksgiving - and what to avoid saying

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement As Thanksgiving approaches, we're reminded to be grateful for what we have. But for many workers, 2020 has been rough. The pandemic-induced economic...
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US corporate profits jumped a record $495 billion in the 3rd quarter as the economy reopened

US corporate profits jumped a record $495 billion in the 3rd quarter as the economy reopened

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US corporate earnings climbed at the fastest pace on record in the third quarter as economic reopening and rebounding demand lifted spending. Profits...
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As economy struggles, Fed weighs boosting bond purchases

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

At their meeting earlier this month, Federal Reserve officials discussed possible future adjustments to the central bank's monthly bond purchases to boost the economy.
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U.S. Economy Stumbles as the Coronavirus Spreads Widely

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

Claims for new unemployment benefits and other data suggest that the recent increase in infections is threatening the economic recovery.
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The Best Black Friday streaming deals for Hulu, Sling TV, Peacock, Amazon...

The Best Black Friday streaming deals for Hulu, Sling TV, Peacock, Amazon Music, and more

Summary List Placement Black Friday 2020 is nearly here, and there are already a ton of tech deals live right now. In addition to all the great products on sale, select... Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims rise to 778,000, more than economist forecasts as...

US weekly jobless claims rise to 778,000, more than economist forecasts as labor-market recovery weakens

Summary List Placement The number of filings for US unemployment insurance rose last week, defying economist estimates that called for a decline. The latest data suggests the... Read more ...

Retail workers may face a higher risk than shoppers of catching COVID-19 on...

Retail workers may face a higher risk than shoppers of catching COVID-19 on Black Friday, even as stores like Walmart, Target, and Best Buy increase safety measures

Summary List Placement Retail workers are gearing up for an unprecedented - and potentially dangerous - Black Friday. Stores like Best Buy, Walmart, and Target will open later... Read more ...

Second stimulus checks: Economists urge new round of $1,200 payments to...

Second stimulus checks: Economists urge new round of $1,200 payments to Americans

WASHINGTON - As Americans prepare for Thanksgiving, a group of more than 125 economists is calling for a second round of $1,200 stimulus checks for Americans, saying in an open... Read more ...

Dyson vacuums are up to $200 off right now for Black Friday - you can also...

Dyson vacuums are up to $200 off right now for Black Friday - you can also get $75 worth of free tools when you order from Dyson directly

Summary List Placement Dyson deals are plentiful during Black Friday, and some of the best ones we've seen so far are $150 off the Cyclone V10 Animal and $150 off the V8 at... Read more ...

US stocks waver as worse-than-expected jobless claims nullify reopening hopes

US stocks waver as worse-than-expected jobless claims nullify reopening hopes

Summary List Placement US stocks fluctuated on Wednesday as a surprise jump in weekly jobless claims stifled recovery enthusiasm. New claims for unemployment benefits rose to... Read more ...

Mobile home owners need homeowners insurance, but it's not the same type...

Mobile home owners need homeowners insurance, but it's not the same type you'd get for a house

Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead Sticky Homeowners insurance offers protection for homeowners' belongings and the home itself. There are eight types of... Read more ...

Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 Model X cars over a cosmetic adhesive...

Tesla is recalling more than 9,000 Model X cars over a cosmetic adhesive that could fly off

Summary List Placement Tesla on Wednesday filed to recall an estimated 9,136 Model X vehicles due to issues with a cosmetic adhesive that could come loose, fly off, and create... Read more ...

The homeowners insurance you need is based on the kind of home you have, and...

The homeowners insurance you need is based on the kind of home you have, and there are 8 types to choose from

Summary List Placement There are eight types of homeowners insurance, based on the dwelling type. Homeowners insurance is not required by law, but if you have a mortgage, your... Read more ...

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are expanding their New Jersey estate after...

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are expanding their New Jersey estate after hostile signals from New York high society about their post-presidency life

Summary List Placement Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are looking to expand their estate in New Jersey, The New York Times reported , as they plan their life after the White... Read more ...