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Producer inflation accelerated in August, as wholesale prices rose record 8.3% from a year ago

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Prices that producers get for final demand goods and services surged in August at their highest annual rate since at least 2010, the Labor Department reported Friday.Excluding food, energy and trade services, final demand prices increased 0.3% for the...

European power companies face €114 billion ‘debt trap’ if they delay climate action

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Delayed action on climate increases the amount of cashflows that needs to be reinvested to sustain the company from lost cashflows associated with stranded assets.Lost cashflows from stranded assets is estimated at €114 billion if power companies stop using...

Unemployment Benefits Expire for Millions Without Pushback From Biden

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Business lobbyists and Republican lawmakers have blamed the benefits for the difficulties some business have faced in hiring workers.© Oliver Contreras for The New York Times President Biden and his advisers have pointedly refused to call on Congress to...

From Cradle to Grave, Democrats Move to Expand Social Safety Net

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When that parent is ready to return to work, expanded funding for child care would kick in to help cover day care costs.Besides, in the longstanding struggle to balance economic growth against equality and equity, Democrats are ready to...

Two anchors of COVID safety net ending, affecting millions

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Taboniar is one of millions of Americans for whom Labor Day 2021 represents a perilous crossroads.Taboniar is one of millions of Americans for whom Labor Day 2021 represents a perilous crossroads.(AP Photo/Caleb Jones)WASHINGTON (AP) — Mary Taboniar went...

CNBC Analyzes Dismal Jobs Report Amid Delta: 'Terrible News'

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Analysts on CNBC’s Squawk Box assessed September’s abysmal jobs report on Friday, calling the net gain of 235,000 jobs — a third of the anticipated 720,000 — “terrible news” for the economy.He said education had represented a “big miss”...

Jobs report adds fresh concerns over Monday's unemployment cliff

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Three programs covering a combined 12.1 million people will end on Monday without action from the White House or Congress.Twenty-six states pulled out of at least some of those programs earlier this summer as businesses struggled to fill a...

Latin America and Caribbean 'failing to invest in sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery'

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The platform is based on the Global Recovery Observatory, an initiative led by the Oxford University Economic Recovery Project (OUERP), and supported by UNEP, the International Monetary Fund and GIZ through the Green Fiscal Policy Network (GFPN).However, to date...

Ida to strike Gulf Coast as dangerous Category 4 hurricane

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Matching health care offices with short-term workers

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“We’re a software-as-a-service marketplace with a focus on health care staffing,” founder and CEO Alex Adeli MBA ’17 says.“We provide health care facilities with credentialed professionals extremely fast, in most cases within 15 minutes or less.It worked so...

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