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U.S. job openings sink amid higher rates and slower growth 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of available jobs in the U.S. plummeted in August compared with July, a sign that businesses may pull back...

UnitedHealth closes roughly $8B deal for Change Healthcare 

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) – UnitedHealth Group said Monday that it completed its acquisition of Change Healthcare, closing the roughly $8 billion deal a couple...

Resilient U.S. consumers spend slightly more in August 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Consumers spent a bit more in August than the previous month, a sign the economy is holding up even as inflation...

Fewer people seek U.S. unemployment aid amid solid hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits dropped last week, a sign that few companies are cutting jobs despite high...

U.S. economy drops at 0.6% annual rate from April through June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Battered by surging consumer prices and rising interest rates, the U.S. economy shrank at a 0.6% annual rate from April through...

Biden on ending hunger in U.S.: ‘I know we can do...

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden said Wednesday his administration's goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by the end of the decade was...

U.S. consumers gaining confidence as gas prices keep falling

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. consumers grew more confident for the second month in a row as gas prices continued to fall. The Conference Board said...

Starbucks says it wants union bargaining to begin 

SEATTLE – (AP)  Starbucks said Monday that it wants to start contract negotiations next month at hundreds of U.S. stores that have voted to...

Boston Fed’s Collins says ‘modest slowdown’ is possible 

WASHINGTON (AP) – Susan Collins, the new president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, said Monday that a higher unemployment rate will be...

Applications for jobless aid rise nationally

WASHINGTON (AP) – The number of Americans filing for jobless benefits rose slightly last week with the Federal Reserve pushing hard to cool the...
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