Moderna has filed for FDA emergency use authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 17, which could expand the number of shots available to middle and high school students across the country. NBC News’ Dr. John Torres has the latest.
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Tim Cook, Jamie Dimon, and other CEOs say employees should return to the office because it boosts creativity. Experts say that's a 'fairy tale.'
Prior research shows open-layout offices had 70% fewer face-to-face interactions, and new tools and practices make remote working more effective.
(Bloomberg) -- The price of U.S. lumber will fall further in the coming months as sawmills increase production, though demand is expected to hold strong, according to Capital Economics.“High prevailing prices have already encouraged lumber mills to boost output and we anticipate that domestic production will rise even further as labor shortages in the trucking and forestry sector dissipate,” Samuel Burman, assistant commodities economist, said in a note Wednesday.The number of rail cars hauling
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6 Amazon employees explain what's driving people to quit, as the company worries it's burning through workers so fast that it could run out of people to employ, a report says
Current and former Amazon employees told Insider why they think the company has such a notoriously high turnover rate among hourly employees.
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'They're hitting the pause button': Lumber price roller coaster forces Americans to delay costly renovations
Homeowners are worried about committing to new builds or renovations despite a recent drop in lumber futures as prices remain elevated amid COVID.
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) said on Wednesday that U.S. manufacturers are "materially injured" by imports of passenger vehicle and light truck tires from Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The ITC also found subsidized passenger tires from Vietnam injure domestic manufacturers. The U.S. Commerce Department as a result of the order "will issue antidumping duty orders on imports of these products from Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, and a countervailing duty order on imports of these products from Vietnam," the ITC said.
(Bloomberg) -- Crude oil inventories in America’s largest storage hub are falling fast as the post-pandemic demand rebound continues to outpace production.Stockpiles in Cushing, Oklahoma, the delivery point for West Texas Intermediate oil futures fell nearly 4 million barrels in the last two weeks, bringing inventories to the lowest since March of 2020 when the pandemic forced the country into lockdown. Analysts are estimating and traders are betting that supplies will drop to multi-year lows by
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After purchasing a cargo van in fall 2020 and renovating it into a camper van, I learned lots of tips that all first-time buyers should know.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The infrastructure deal struck by a group of bipartisan senators and President Joe Biden on Thursday includes partial funding by a proposed $6 billion sale from the U.S. emergency oil reserve, according to a document circulated by Republican lawmakers. A sale of that size equals a drawdown of about 82 million barrels, based on Thursday's price of $73 a barrel for West Texas Intermediate crude. The deal was a step forward for the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Senate package, but the battle is not over.
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(Bloomberg) -- Yantian International Container Terminals, which handles cargo at one of the world’s busiest container ports, will restore normal operations after a Covid-19 outbreak caused a month of disruptions that snarled global supply chains and led to a surge in shipping rates.All berths at the port of Yantian, part the Port of Shenzhen in southern China, will be fully operational on Thursday as the virus situation is now under control, Yantian International said in a statement. The company
(Bloomberg) -- Bitmain Technologies Ltd. has suspended sales of machines for spot delivery globally, aiming to prop up local prices after crypto miners fleeing Beijing’s crackdown dumped used mining rigs on the market.The world’s biggest maker of Bitcoin machines told the local mining community Wednesday it has stopped selling new equipment after prices for top-tier rigs plunged by about 75% since April. By postponing sales, it could help miners exiting the industry get better prices for their m
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The FAA wants the airline industry to fight decades of sexism on airplanes by removing words like 'Cockpit,' 'Airman,' and 'Unmanned'
On Wednesday, an FAA committee released a report recommending airlines replace words like "Airman" with "Aviator" to promote inclusivity.
MLPs or Master limited partnerships are a unique investment that combines the liquidity of securities with the tax benefits of an LP. Learn how they work and which ones to consider.
“India Sweets and Spices” is an independent film about immigrants who face family complications and romantic entanglements in America. India Sweets & Spices is a chain of Indian grocery stores across Southern California. Now the grocery chain, founded in 1984, is raising hell over the movie, which debuted at Tribeca earlier this month. Raj Jawa, […]
Shares of the California-based company, Roku, Inc., (ROKU), surged 4.5% to close at $421.70 on June 23, after a report of Comcast (CMCSA) CEO Brian Roberts’ comments kindled speculation of a potential acquisition of Roku or a merger with ViacomCBS (VIAC). The comment also lifted shares of ViacomCBS up by 2.8% to close at $45.68, while shares of Comcast dropped 3.7% to close at $55.48. According to Barron’s, a source close to the CEO mentioned that Roberts was considering a deal with either of th
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(Bloomberg) -- A shortage of hogs in the U.S. means pork-packer margins are getting pinched.Losses deepened to $60.23 per hog, according to HedgersEdge data Tuesday. That’s the most in records going back to 2014.Packers trying to meet demand as restaurants reopened have been getting squeezed, paying a premium for hogs after farmers culled the herd during the pandemic. Even as restocking has slowed and pork prices have declined, hog supplies are expected to remain tight because of the diminished
(Bloomberg) -- China sued Australia over anti-dumping measures on some Chinese goods, further ratcheting up tensions between the two nations.China filed a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization over Australian anti-dumping and anti-subsidy measures on Chinese exports of railway wheels, wind towers and stainless steel sinks, the Ministry of Commerce said Thursday in Beijing. This would be the third recent WTO case between the two countries, after Australia sued over Chinese tariffs on wine and b
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