Sunday, January 17, 2021

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US loses 140,000 jobs, first monthly loss since spring

U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the...

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle charge over 737 Max

Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation and admit that employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 Max...

World shares up on stimulus hopes as Congress OKs Biden win

Stocks are getting back to rallying on Wall Street after Congress, in a late-night session, certified Democrat Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. The S&P...

US trade deficit jumps to $68.1 billion in November

The U.S. trade deficit jumped to $68.1 billion in November, the highest monthly deficit in 14 years, as a surge in imports overwhelmed a...

US unemployment claims slip to still-high 787,000

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell slightly to 787,000, evidence of a job market stumbling in the face of the viral pandemic...

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street as...

Stocks are off to a mixed start on Wall Street and Treasury yields are rising as investors keep a close eye on Senate races...

Walgreens to sell drug wholesale business for $6.5B

Walgreens Boots Alliance will sell its pharmaceutical wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen in $6.5 billion cash and stock deal.Pharmaceutical wholesalers essentially act as middlemen, purchasing...

US stocks up in early trading, recovering some losses

TOKYO (AP) — Stocks are rebounding on Wall Street early Tuesday from their biggest drop since October a day earlier. Energy and materials sectors...

Stocks dip as trading starts for year of great expectations

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are holding close to their record highs Monday, as trading gets underway in a year where the dominant...

Memorial held for congressman-elect who contracted COVID-19

MONROE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow, who recently died from COVID-19 complications, was remembered Saturday as a man who loved people and...