Economy

U.S. adds a solid 850,000 jobs as economy extends its gains

WASHINGTON — In an encouraging burst of hiring, America’s employers added 850,000 jobs in June, well above the average of…

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U.S. jobless claims fall to 364,000, a new pandemic low

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell again last week to the lowest level since the…

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Nonprofits have until July 2 to apply for Isaias disaster loans

Museums, colleges, libraries, soup kitchens and other private nonprofits are facing a July 2 deadline to apply for federal disaster…

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U.S. jobless claims tick down to 411,000 as economy heals

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped last week, a sign that layoffs declined and the…

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‘Rampant’ fraud cost small firms as much as $79 billion in COVID aid

Joseph Stewart has never owned a business, but in October a notice arrived at his Northport home saying he had…

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Want a job? Talk to the computer, employers say

A day after her interview for a part-time job at Target last year, Dana Anthony got an email informing her…

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Pop-ups get the red carpet treatment from LI mall landlords

My Cookie Dealer had been pushing its treats online since 2019, hand delivering and shipping the goodies made at its…

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JBS begins reopening meat plants shut by cyberattack

JBS SA is starting to at least partially reopen most idled beef plants across North America and Australia after a…

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Grab the popcorn! AMC surges to new high as meme army holds line

AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. is really leaning into this whole meme-stock phenomenon. On Wednesday, the movie-theater chain announced that it…

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Peru’s presidential frontrunner is risky for Chinese mining firms

Peru’s presidential frontrunner is taking aim at copper mining firms’ coveted tax stability agreements that freeze tariffs, and the plan…

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