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The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq chain losses following the rise in unemployment insurance claims

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq chain losses following the rise in unemployment insurance claims

Weekly jobless claims rise in line with estimates Moderna and Pfizer in place as FDA clears updated COVID boosters Exxon climbs after strengthening its buyback program Indices up: Dow 0.55%, S&P 0.75%, Nasdaq 1.13% Dec 8 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 (.SPX) ended higher on Thursday, ending a five-game losing streak as investors interpreted data …

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US labor market shrugs off recession fears;  keeps the Fed on a tightening path

US labor market remains tight despite continued claims hitting 10-month high

Weekly jobless claims rise by 4,000 to 230,000 Continuing claims rise by 62,000 to 1.671 million WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, indicating a still tight and strong labor market despite growing fears of a recession as the Reserve federal government is …

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US labor market shrugs off recession fears;  keeps the Fed on a tightening path

US labor market shrugs off recession fears; keeps the Fed on a tightening path

Non-farm payrolls increase by 263,000 in November Unemployment rate stable at 3.7%; turnout drops The average hourly wage increases by 0.6%; up 5.1% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in November and raised wages, ignoring growing fears of a recession, but that is unlikely to stop the Federal …

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The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

The Italian government approves the 2023 budget with 35 billion euros to revive the economy

Budget finds more than 21 billion euros to bring energy bills under control Taxes additional profits of energy companies at 35% Includes amnesty on tax arrears, reduction of retirement age Relaunches the bridge project linking Sicily to the mainland ROME, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Italy’s new right-wing government on Tuesday approved its first budget, a …

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First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

First TVs, now tortillas: US companies set minimum prices to end discounts

NEW YORK, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to tortillas are increasingly setting minimum prices on their products to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart Inc (WMT. N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) are trying to corner online sales. As a result, shoppers are enjoying fewer discounts on everyday …

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