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U.S. layoffs remain elevated as incomes and spending weaken

30 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative recovery that...
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U.S. charges BitMEX cryptocurrency founders with failing to prevent money laundering

32 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed criminal charges accusing four founders and executives of BitMEX, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency derivatives exchanges...
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CDC Extends Ban On Cruises From U.S. Ports

CDC Extends Ban On Cruises From U.S. Ports

54 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended the 'no sail' order for cruise lines until Oct. 31. The CDC had wanted the delay into next year but the White House...
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Report: FBI Catches Another Russian-Made Fake News Site Targeting U.S. Voters

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

A Kremlin-backed group has reportedly paid U.S. journalists to write articles for a phony conservative news site slamming Biden, praising Trump and criticizing Black Lives Matter.
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Average rate on 30-year mortgage tick down to 2.88%

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages edged down slightly this week, remaining at historically low levels.
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Fiat Chrysler and GM's 3Q auto sales fall from last year, but demand improves from lockdowns

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

Overall, industry forecasters expect domestic U.S. auto sales to show vast improvements from the second quarter but remain down between 11% and 13% form the third quarter of 2019.
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Kroll reaches $2M SEC settlement over CMBS, CLO ratings

2 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Kroll Bond Rating Agency has agreed to a $2 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after the agency detected failures in its internal control...
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US manufacturing grows in August for fifth straight month

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S manufacturing grew at a slightly slower pace last month, continuing a rebound from spring's coronavirus recession.
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August construction spending up 1.4%, led by home building

3 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

U.S. construction spending increased 1.4% in August, led by a surge in single-family homes.
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NY diocese files for bankruptcy amid clergy abuse lawsuits

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

A Roman Catholic diocese in New York City's suburbs has become the largest in the U.S. to declare bankruptcy to protect itself from a wave of lawsuits filed over past sexual...
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A Senate committee voted to subpoena the CEOs of Google, Twitter, and...

A Senate committee voted to subpoena the CEOs of Google, Twitter, and Facebook to testify before Congress

Summary List Placement A Senate committee voted Thursday to subpoena the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter to make them testify before congress after the executives didn't... Read more ...

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative... Read more ...

CDC Extends Ban On Cruises From U.S. Ports

CDC Extends Ban On Cruises From U.S. Ports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extended the 'no sail' order for cruise lines until Oct. 31. The CDC had wanted the delay into next year but the White House... Read more ...

Judge approves $800 million Las Vegas shooting settlement

Judge approves $800 million Las Vegas shooting settlement

The money is going to more than 4,400 relatives and victims of the Las Vegas Strip shooting, the deadliest in recent U.S. history. Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims fall to 837,000 as economic recovery grinds onward

US weekly jobless claims fall to 837,000 as economic recovery grinds onward

Summary List Placement The number of Americans filing for unemployment insurance declined last week, signaling an encouraging pace of recovery for the nation's labor... Read more ...

‘The deadline lapsed yesterday': EU launches legal action against UK over...

‘The deadline lapsed yesterday': EU launches legal action against UK over ‘problematic' Brexit bill

The EU has activated a legal process against the UK after it failed to amend its controversial ‘Internal Market Bill' which Brussels considers inconsistent with the previously... Read more ...

Playboy is the latest company to join the SPAC frenzy, will go public after...

Playboy is the latest company to join the SPAC frenzy, will go public after nearly 10 years private

Summary List Placement Playboy Enterprises is set to return to the public markets via a SPAC merger with Mountain Crest Acquisition. The merger is valued at $381 million... Read more ...

The 50 most attractive employers for business students around the world

The 50 most attractive employers for business students around the world

Summary List Placement Business students around the world are looking to work at innovative tech companies and automakers in addition to banking companies and consulting... Read more ...

The Irish Supreme Court ruled the Subway's sandwich rolls don't meet the...

The Irish Supreme Court ruled the Subway's sandwich rolls don't meet the legal definition of bread because they have too much sugar

Summary List Placement Subway sandwich rolls cannot be legally defined as bread in Ireland, the nation's Supreme Court recently ruled . The case brought before the court was... Read more ...

The EU triggers legal action against the UK for breaking the Brexit deal

The EU triggers legal action against the UK for breaking the Brexit deal

Summary List Placement The European Union has announced that it will begin the process of triggering legal action against the UK after Boris Johnson's government announced... Read more ...