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US unemployment claims fall to 376,000, sixth straight drop

5 days ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell for the sixth straight week as the U.S. economy, held back for months by the coronavirus pandemic, reopens rapidly.
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Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

Asian stocks follow Wall St lower on Fed hints at rate hikes

BEIJING - Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Thursday after the Federal Reserve indicated it might ease off economic stimulus earlier than previously thought. Read more ...

Bipartisan infrastructure group swells to 21 senators

Bipartisan infrastructure group swells to 21 senators

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan senators' group working on a $1 trillion infrastructure compromise more than doubled in size to 21 members Wednesday, a key threshold that gives... Read more ...

Bipartisan infrastructure group swells to 20 senators

Bipartisan infrastructure group swells to 20 senators

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan senators' group working on a $1 trillion infrastructure compromise doubled in size to 20 members Wednesday, a key threshold that gives momentum to... Read more ...

China is set to launch 3 taikonauts to its new space station on Wednesday...

China is set to launch 3 taikonauts to its new space station on Wednesday night - the country's first human spaceflight in 5 years

Summary List Placement China started launching parts of its new space station into orbit just two months ago, and it's already sending people there. The nation plans to launch... Read more ...

A Republican congressman refused to shake hands with a DC police officer...

A Republican congressman refused to shake hands with a DC police officer beaten by Trump loyalists on Jan. 6, according to 2 House members

Summary List Placement Rep. Andrew Clyde, a Georgia Republican who has downplayed the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, refused to shake hands with Michael Fanone, a Washington, DC... Read more ...

Stocks down, yields up as Fed discusses dialing back support

Stocks down, yields up as Fed discusses dialing back support

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell and bond yields climbed Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it may start easing off the accelerator on its massive support for the economy... Read more ...

10 Democrats and 10 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal...

10 Democrats and 10 Republicans sign onto bipartisan infrastructure deal, but nobody knows what's in it

Summary List Placement A group of ten Republican and ten Democratic Senators announced on Wednesday that they supported a bipartisan proposal for the infrastructure spending... Read more ...

CureVac's COVID-19 shot just failed in a large trial, a major setback for...

CureVac's COVID-19 shot just failed in a large trial, a major setback for the Gates-backed biotech

Summary List Placement A COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the German biotech CureVac failed in a critical late-stage study, the company said Wednesday. It's the first... Read more ...

The Manhattan DA reportedly hasn't flipped the would-be star witness in its...

The Manhattan DA reportedly hasn't flipped the would-be star witness in its Trump investigation. Allen Weisselberg may be holding out for the best deal possible

Summary List Placement The Manhattan District Attorney's office is still trying to secure the cooperation of the would-be star witness in its criminal investigation into the... Read more ...

Improvising Effective Selling Conversations for Luxury Listings

Improvising Effective Selling Conversations for Luxury Listings

When it comes to winning new luxury listings to sell, conversations are the key. Think about it. With so many tools and so much technology available to today's prospects... Read more ...