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Fast-food giant McDonald's said it will be raising hourly wages for more than 36,500 hardworking employees at McDonald's-owned restaurants by an average of 10 percent to make it among the industry-leading pay and benefits package. These increases, which...

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Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly decreased in the month of May, according to preliminary data released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report showed the consumer sentiment index dropped to 82.8 in May from 88.3 in April....

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President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation's cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. President took this action in the wake of recent cybersecurity incidents such as SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange, and the Colonial...

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Stocks showed a strong move to the upside during trading on Friday, extending the rebound seen in the previous session. The major averages all climbed firmly into positive territory, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq showing a particularly strong advance.

asianup march03 09may21 Asian stock markets are mostly higher on Monday, following the broadly positive cues from Wall Street on Friday as surging commodity prices and weaker than expected US job growth in April allayed fears about higher inflation, interest rates and a cutback in stimulus. Asian markets closed mixed on Friday.
previewimage aug03 10may21 Halifax house prices from the UK and investor confidence from euro area are due on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 2.00 am ET, Statistics Norway is scheduled to release consumer and producer price figures. Inflation is forecast to fall to 3 percent in April from 3.1 percent in March.
mattel may10 Toymaker Mattel Inc. has launched 'Mattel PlayBack', a toy takeback program, allowing families to return their Mattel toys once they are finished playing with them. The new initiative is part of its goal to achieve 100 percent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all products and packaging by 2030.
asianmarkets dec19 10may21 European stocks are likely to open higher on Monday as a disappointing U.S. employment report hastened a retreat in the dollar and U.S. Treasury yields, and helped boost expectations that interest rates would remain low for longer. Asian markets followed...
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import price 051421A report released by the Labor Department on Friday showed U.S. import prices increased by slightly more than expected in the month of April. The Labor Department said import prices climbed by 0.7 percent in April after surging by an upwardly revised 1.4 percent in March.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans, allowing them to go mask-free in outdoor and most indoor settings. The guidance, updated on Thursday, however, calls for wearing masks in crowded indoor settings like buses, planes, hospitals, prisons and homeless shelters. Announcing it at a news conference, President Joe Biden said, "If yo
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The Canadian stock market ended on a buoyant note on Friday as investors indulged in some hectic buying in various sectors amid easing fears about monetary tightening after some Fed officials said a rate hike is unlikely in the foreseeable future.
The City of Williston in North Dakota is now offering an additional option to make payments for utility bills in digital cryptocurrencies. The city administration has partnered with crypto payment processor BitPay to start accepting cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum for utility bills. Read More
Life sciences company Labcorp (LH) announced Thursday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for its Pixel by Labcorp COVID-19 PCR Test Home Collection Kit for ages 2-17. The authorization expands... Read More
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