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VOA: US August Job Gains Fall Far Short of Expectations

U.S. employers added only 235,000 jobs in August, the Labor Department reported Friday, a sign the pace of hiring has slowed considerably...

REUTERS: U.S. pending home sales drop for second straight month in July

Contracts to purchase previously owned U.S. homes declined for the second consecutive month in July in step with limited supply that's been...

REUTERS: Wall St awaits Zoom’s next act as pandemic boom cools

When stay-at-home favorite Zoom (ZM.O) reports quarterly results on Monday, Wall Street will look for details on how the video conferencing platform plans to...

NPR: Elizabeth Holmes Plans To Accuse Ex-Boyfriend Of Abuse At Theranos Fraud Trial

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of blood-testing startup Theranos, plans to defend herself at her federal fraud trial starting next week by arguing that...

REUTERS: China anti-graft body criticizes business drinking after Alibaba scandal

China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, its top anti-corruption agency, has criticised what it called a "disgusting" culture of business drinking following...

NPR: Walmart Offering Full College Tuition And Books For Employees

In an effort to help decrease the growing student debt nationwide, Walmart announced Tuesday that the company will begin offering free college tuition and...

REUTERS: Nasdaq, S&P 500 scale new peaks as focus turns to earnings, economic data

Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 hitting record highs, as investors awaited the start...

CNN: Gas prices surge past $3. Here’s where gas is most expensive — and cheapest — for Memorial Day

Gasoline prices are at a seven-year high, just in time for travelers to hit the road for Memorial Day.

NPR: How Tulsa Race Massacre Shaped Today’s Most Successful Black CEOs

J.B. Stradford was a pillar of Tulsa's Greenwood neighborhood in 1921. He owned several businesses and his Stradford Hotel was one of...

CNN: No, unemployment benefits aren’t the problem

America's job market is in a weird spot: it's still millions of jobs short of where it was before the pandemic, but...

CNN: Home prices are still going up almost everywhere across the US

The beginning of 2021 has seen home prices continue to climb to new record-breaking heights, with prices rising in almost every major...

CNN: Here’s where Melinda Gates will focus her multi-billion-dollar fortune after her divorce

Together, Bill and Melinda Gates were one of the richest and most philanthropic couples in the world. After splitting, they will be two of...

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