Month: September 2021

Passengers wearing protective masks wait to board a Delta Air Lines Inc. flight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Airlines have banned hundreds of passengers for unruly behavior since the start of the pandemic. Delta Air Lines wants carriers to
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A detail of the statue of Satoshi Nakamoto, a presumed pseudonym used by the inventor of Bitcoin, in Budapest, Hungary. Janos Kummer | Getty Images News | Getty Images The price of popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum plunged Friday after Chinese officials intensified a crackdown, essentially declaring crypto to be illegal. The government intervention,
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Intercity bus travel in the U.S. has long been dominated by one iconic brand: Greyhound. With its fleet of 1,200 buses, Greyhound shuttles nearly 16 million passengers annually to 2,400 North American destinations. Known primarily for catering to budget-conscious, long-distance travelers, the company also offers charter services for businesses, conventions and schools. And its Greyhound
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Sinenkiy | iStock | Getty Images Federal benefits for aged, blind and disabled Americans have not been updated in years. Now, some lawmakers and advocates are pushing for changes to the program — called Supplemental Security Income, or SSI — to be part of legislation being promoted in Congress. However, it is still unclear whether
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In this article NKE Pedestrians walk past the American multinational sport clothing brand, Nike store and its logo seen in Hong Kong. Budrul Chukrut | LightRocket | Getty Images Nike shares dropped in extended trading Thursday after the sneaker giant reported quarterly revenue that missed analysts’ expectations, due to softening demand in North America. Its
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The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington. Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Federal Reserve will likely start to tiptoe into the unknown before the end of the year. Central bank officials indicated Wednesday that they’re ready to begin “tapering” — the process of slowly pulling back the stimulus they’ve provided during the
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At 52, Jennifer Lopez has done what only a few have accomplished: Since the late 1980s, she has successfully built careers as an actress, musician, entrepreneur and businesswoman. The key to her business acumen and brand-building sense, she says: emphasizing the unique qualities she brings to the table and being resilient. “It’s about being the
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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan testifies before a Senate Appropriations Committee Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the EPA’s budget request on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 9, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Environmental Protection Agency is sharply curbing the use and production of hydrofluorocarbons, the climate-warming chemicals widely used in
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Ford started resuming vehicle production in the U.S. on May 18, 2020 with new coronavirus safety protocols such as health assessments, personal protective equipment and facility modifications to increase social distancing. Ford With no end in sight this year, the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is now expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated
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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday held benchmark interest rates near zero but indicated that rate hikes could be coming sooner than expected, and it significantly cut its economic outlook for this year. Along with those largely expected moves, officials on the policymaking Federal Open Market Committee indicated they will start pulling back on some of
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In this article HOOD Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Robinhood is debuting a feature that gives traders more control over digital tokens in its latest expansion in the cryptocurrency space. The newly public brokerage is testing “crypto wallets” with select clients next month, the company announced in a blog post Wednesday. The so-called wallet will
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Mint Images – Tim Robbins As Democratic lawmakers on Capitol Hill work to bring their new reconciliation bill across the finish line, a proposal to keep the expanded child tax credit could be changed. A more generous child tax credit was authorized earlier this year by President Joe Biden and Congress to help give families
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