Economy & Business

Crew members stand on the bow as the CMA CGM Argentina arrives at PortMiami, the largest container ship to call at a Florida…
Fears of inflation and higher interest rates temper some economists' optimism
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Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:47 PM
Pall Mall cigarettes, a Reynolds American brand, are arranged for a photo in Washington, DC, Tuesday, 17, 2017. British American Tobacco Plc has agreed to fully take over Reynolds American Inc. in a $49-billion deal that will create the world's large
World Health Organization says tobacco taxes prevent premature death from non-communicable diseases more than any other health intervention
Lisa Schlein
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 01:30 PM
FILE - In this May 7, 2020, file photo, the entrance to the Labor Department is seen near the Capitol in Washington…
Newest figure is lowest in 13 months, signaling economic advance from coronavirus pandemic  
Ken Bredemeier
Thu, 04/15/2021 - 11:05 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2021, file photo, voters wait in line to cast their ballots in Georgia's Senate runoff election in…
Historically symbiotic relationship between party and business interests is tested by public anger at restrictive voting laws
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 06:34 PM
Coinbase employees gather outside the Nasdaq MarketSite during the company's IPO, in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, April…
Coinbase is the largest crypto company to date to go public
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:50 PM
FILE PHOTO: Accused swindler Bernard Madoff exits the Manhattan federal court house in New York, U.S. on January 14, 2009…
Madoff, 82, was serving a 150-year sentence after being convicted for running the largest known Ponzi scheme in history
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:32 PM
A wine grower lights heaters early in the morning, to protect vineyards from frost damage outside Chablis, France, April 7.
After pandemic and US sanctions, a severe spring cold snap may hit harvests and profits
Lisa Bryant
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:43 AM
A long line of unsold 2021 Silverado pickup trucks sits at a Chevrolet dealership Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, in Englewood, Colo. …
Agency says investigation involves nearly 750,000 vehicles, mostly SUVs and trucks
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 04:29 PM
Security guards check vehicles leaving Nigeria for Cameroon at a checkpoint border between Cameroon and Nigeria, in Mfum, in…
Markets have re-opened and border merchants say traveling near border is safer thanks to heavy presence of troops
Moki Edwin Kindzeka
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 10:22 AM
President Joe Biden holds up a silicon wafer as he participates virtually in the CEO Summit on Semiconductor and Supply Chain…
White House meets with business leaders to discuss shortage of semiconductors
Steve Herman
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 04:09 PM
A woman walks past closed shopping center in Sidon, Lebanon, March 15, 2021.
Long-stalled reforms are being held hostage by corrupt political class and need outside help to break logjam
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:40 PM
Zimbabwe Sees Tobacco Future Despite Anti-Smoking Campaigns
For farmers, crop remains one of the best options to make a living in Zimbabwe’s long-struggling economy
Columbus Mavhunga
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:28 PM
Zimbabwe Sees Tobacco Future Despite Anti-Smoking Campaigns
For farmers, tobacco remains one of the best options to make a living in Zimbabwe’s long-struggling economy
Columbus Mavhunga
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 11:31 AM
A person types on a laptop computer in Manhattan, New York City, September 11, 2020.
Remote workers spend more on housing
Dora Mekouar
Mon, 04/12/2021 - 06:44 AM
FILE -  This Oct. 26, 2017, photo shows the corporate logo of LG Electronics in Goyang, South Korea. Two South Korean vehicle battery makers have settled a trade dispute that will allow one of them to produce batteries in the U.S. state of Georgia.
The accord between LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation, which allows the latter to manufacture batteries the in US, ended the need for Biden to intervene in the dispute by a Sunday night deadline
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Sun, 04/11/2021 - 04:23 PM