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Jobless claims decrease to lowest since pandemic

The economy continues to turn around as the effects of the pandemic diminish. Employers are adding jobs, the unemployment rate continues to decrease and...

Banks to hugely profit as ‘bad’ loans become ‘good’

Banks are starting to move billions of dollars worth of “bad” loans back into the “good” pile where they can now be considered part...

Huge ride-hailing company Grab merges with U.S. company

Grab Holdings, the largest ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia, is merging with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital in order to go public faster. The latter...

Stock market increases follow March jobs hike

As the economy improves, stocks are following right along. Monday was a good day for the stock market as gains followed the news on...

Corporations gave millions to reps pushing voting restrictions

Some major corporations spoke out against Georgia's new restrictive voting law last week. But at the same time, they have contributed over $50 million...

Biden’s new $100b broadband plan explained

President Joe Biden has proposed a $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan that will include $100 billion for broadband. Republicans are critical of the move, saying...

March increase in hiring the most since August

Employment continues to bounce back from the severe dip it took due to the coronavirus pandemic. Although the economy remains more than 8 million...

OPEC and allies increasing oil production

After much deliberation, the OPEC oil cartel and allied countries are ready to end the steep dip in oil production that had been taken...

Biden to raise corporate taxes to fund infrastructure

President Biden is launching a $2 trillion program to improve American infrastructure that will require hefty increases in corporate taxes. He intends to repeal...

Pre-April Fool, Volkswagen Not Voltswagen

Pre-April Fool, Volkswagen Not Voltswagen DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen of America issued false statements this week saying it would change its brand name to “Voltswagen,”...

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