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07/08/2022
Marketwatch: : Senate passes Democrats' big healthcare, climate and tax package after marathon session...
The Senate on Sunday approved Democrats' big healthcare, climate and tax package, notching a victory for President Joe Biden's party ahead of key midterm elections in November. [Read more]
07/08/2022
Abc news: Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders...
For Boston subway riders, it seems every week brings a new tale of transit woe [Read more]
05/08/2022
Voa news: Democrats Say They've Reached Agreement on US Economic Package ...
Senate Democrats have reached an accord on eleventh-hour changes to their top-priority economic legislation, they announced late Thursday, clearing their major hurdle to moving the measure through the [Read more]
27/07/2022
Huffingtonpost: DOJ: Warren Buffett's Mortgage Company Discriminated Against Black, Latino Homebuyers ...
As part of the agreement with the DOJ and the CFPB, Trident Mortgage Co. will have to set aside $20 million to make loans in underserved neighborhoods. [Read more]
06/08/2022
Cbs news: Hiring surged in July, with employers adding 528,000 jobs...
Job growth last month blows past analyst forecasts, as the U.S. jobless rate fell to the lowest since February 2020. [Read more]
05/08/2022
Cnbc: More Americans are working part-time — a potential harbinger of future jobs market instability ...
"Involuntary part-time workers," those in part-time positions for economic reasons, increased by a seasonally-adjusted 303,000 in July. [Read more]
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08/08/2022
Here's what buyers of new and pre-owned Tesla, Ford, Hyundai and other EVs need to know as Congress gets closer to passing the Inflation Reduction Act. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Congressional action looks to return more money to the pockets of homeowners who opt for energy-efficient upgrades, such as heat pumps and solar panels. [Read more]
08/08/2022
China and the U.S. share the top two spots as the world's greatest polluters. Their diplomacy is a key to curbing global warming. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Signify Health is exploring strategic alternatives including a sale, The Wall Street Journal reported this past week. Initial bids are due this coming week and CVS is planning to enter one, sources said. [Read more]
08/08/2022
For Boston subway riders, it seems every week brings a new tale of transit woe [Read more]
08/08/2022
For Boston commuters, it seems every week brings a new tale of transit woe. [Read more]
08/08/2022
U.S. demand for grocery delivery is cooling as food prices rise [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Senate has approved Democrats' big election-year economic package [Read more]
08/08/2022
Defying anxiety about a possible recession and raging inflation, America's employers added a stunning 528,000 jobs last month, restoring all the jobs lost in the coronavirus recession. Unemployment fell to 3.5%, lowest since the pandemic struck in early 2020. July's job creation was up from 398,000 in June and the most since February. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Congressional Democrats appear to be on the cusp of passing legislation that would dedicate $369 billion to combat climate change through a combination of grants, tax cuts, subsidies and other measures aimed at reducing carbon emissions. In addition to its climate-related elements, the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) makes it poss [Read more]
08/08/2022
U.S. Senate Democrats, over uniform Republican opposition, Sunday approved sweeping legislation to combat climate change, trim health care costs and raise taxes on highly profitable corporations. The measure, a scaled-down version of President Joe Biden's long-stalled economic legislative plan, was narrowly approved 51-50, with the tie- [Read more]
08/08/2022
The evenly split U.S. Senate has passed sweeping climate and tax legislation, which Democrats also dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. With Vice President Kamala Harris casting the tiebreaking vote and all Democrats on board, lawmakers worked late Saturday into Sunday debating the measure. As VOA's Arash Arabasadi reports, Senate [Read more]
08/08/2022
JetBlue is buying Spirit Airlines in a $3.8 billion deal, a day after Spirit and Frontier Airlines agreed to abandon their merger proposal. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The grocer will finally have to bargain with a union, the new Trader Joe's United. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The chain claims it needs to recoup its costs for employees who leave early. Workers say the real aim is to hold their wages down. [Read more]
08/08/2022
In a rare move, workers at a neighborhood restaurant chain are looking to the join the wave of union organizing at Starbucks, Amazon and Trader Joe's. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Tesla and SpaceX CEO says his friends "can't believe" he lives in the modest Boca Chica, Texas, house. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The July jobs numbers mean the economy has recouped all 22 million jobs lost early in the pandemic. But the news is not all good. Small businesses still can't find enough workers. Kris Van Cleave has more. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Labor Department reported that U.S. employers created 528,000 jobs in July. That far exceeded economists' expectations of 250,000 new jobs gained during the period. Yahoo Finance broadcast contributor Kevin Cirilli joins “CBS Saturday Morning' to talk about the state of the economy. [Read more]
08/08/2022
The Senate's nonpartisan rules arbiter has dealt a blow to Democrats' plan for curbing drug prices. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Fast-food chains have been working on providing focused value to consumers through mobile applications and rewards programs, as they pull away from traditional value menu offerings. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Netflix has been rolling out the games as a way to keep users engaged between show releases. But estimates suggest few subscribers are playing. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Bloomin' Brands, Restaurant Brands International and Starbucks said they aren't seeing changes in consumer spending. [Read more]
08/08/2022
Netflix has spent big in recent years on flashy, blockbuster-style action movies, meanwhile it's found success in the comparatively low-budget horror genre. [Read more]