Economy

Biden is worried the 'prestige' of the US 'is on the line' as Joe Manchin demands major cuts to Democrats' plan to fight the climate crisis

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

President Joe Biden; Sen. Joe Manchin Nina Riggio/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images; Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin opposed a major...
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Shoppers are partly to blame for America's crippling labor shortage

9 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Retail workers are quitting at record rates. Courtesy of Walmart Retail and restaurant workers are quitting at record rates during a crippling labor shortage. They cite poor...
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Are you prepared for the universal supply chain chaos? Keiser Report wants to know

Are you prepared for the universal supply chain chaos? Keiser Report wants to know

1 hour ago   |   RT

Max and Stacy discuss the sudden repricing of everything, including risk and money, which has been forming since the global financial crisis of 2008-2009. This is one reason...
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US weekly jobless claims slide to 290,000 - setting a fresh pandemic-era low

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Weekly jobless claims fell to 290,000 last week, landing at a new pandemic-era low. Economists expected filings for unemployment benefits to edge...
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Billionaire trader Paul Tudor Jones sounds the inflation alarm, touts bitcoin over gold, and warns stocks could fall in a new interview. Here are the 8 best quotes

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Paul Tudor Jones. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Paul Tudor Jones rang the inflation alarm in an interview this week. The billionaire trader touted crypto as a better hedge against...
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What the U.S. Recovery Is Missing

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Although the US economy has recovered faster than many others around the world, persistent labor-market problems lurk beneath the surface. The deep class-, race-, and...
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Wisconsin's Senate approves a bill allowing 14 year olds to work as late as 11 p.m., and supporters say it could help plug the labor shortage

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

But business across Wisconsin say they're struggling to find enough workers. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer A proposed bill would allow 14 and 15 year olds in Wisconsin to work as late...
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When the Economy Goes Woke, Everyone Gets Dumber

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

In addition to making us scared, unemployed, humorless, and dumb, the tidal wave of wokeness is redefining our economy.
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We need to talk about long COVID in kids

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

With many children suffering debilitating effects from long COVID, the reopening of economies must take them into account.
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The future of money is ABSOLUTELY digital, expert tells Boom Bust

The future of money is ABSOLUTELY digital, expert tells Boom Bust

4 hours ago   |   RT

Bitcoin smashed an all-time high just one day after launching its first futures contract on the New York Stock Exchange. At the same time, global central banks are considering...
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HBCU's Howard, Morgan State to play at NBA All-Star weekend

HBCU's Howard, Morgan State to play at NBA All-Star weekend

Among those likely playing at the NBA All-Star weekend this season are Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Stephen Curry. Read more ...

What happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while you're on vacation?

What happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while you're on vacation?

A number of travelers have found themselves in this predicament over the past year or so. Read more ...

German parties aim to have new chancellor in early December

BERLIN - The three parties that hope to form Germany's new government said Thursday they aim to have the country's next chancellor in place in early December, but acknowledged... Read more ...

125K unaccompanied kids have crossed the border during Biden admin: report

125K unaccompanied kids have crossed the border during Biden admin: report

More than 125,000 unaccompanied children have reportedly arrived at the southern border since President Biden took office in January - smashing previous records. Read more ...

Maya Millette's husband searched ‘plant you take to never wake up' before...

Maya Millette's husband searched ‘plant you take to never wake up' before her apparent death

Larry Millete researched poisonous plants, including water hemlock, and the so-called date rape drug Rohypnol before her disappearance in January 2021. Read more ...

Eric Adams calls Curtis Sliwa a Trump ‘mini-me,' ‘clown'

Eric Adams calls Curtis Sliwa a Trump ‘mini-me,' ‘clown'

Democratic mayoral nominee Eric Adams called Republican opponent Curtis Sliwa a "mini-me" of former President Donald Trump and a "clown" on Thursday. Read more ...

Kittens adopted by Indiana trooper after being abandoned on highway 'doing...

Kittens adopted by Indiana trooper after being abandoned on highway 'doing very well'

Two kittens that were adopted by an Indiana state trooper who found them abandoned along the highway are doing well and loving their new home. Read more ...

Starting this weekend, you'll have to dial 10 digits to make local calls in...

Starting this weekend, you'll have to dial 10 digits to make local calls in Cincinnati, NKY

Starting this weekend, you'll have to dial 10 digits to make local calls in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Read more ...

WOW! Watch a slow-moving fireball pass through the skies of La Grange

WOW! Watch a slow-moving fireball pass through the skies of La Grange

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Few listings, sustained demand keeps Fairfield home prices near record highs

Sparse inventory continues to push home prices through the roof in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The median sale price for a home in the county was $550,000 in the third... Read more ...