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Elon Musk Says His Takeover of Twitter Is ‘On Hold.’

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 18:52
Mr. Musk said he wanted to confirm Twitter’s findings that spam and fake accounts make up less than 5 percent of its users.

Think Twice Before Taking Out a Private Student Loan

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 18:30
Interest rates are rising for both federal and private borrowers. But private loans have fewer protections and are often more expensive, student advocates say.

‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ to Close on Broadway, After Reopening

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 18:14
The musical, which shuttered temporarily in January as the Omicron variant spread, has struggled with the slow return of tourists to the theater.

The World’s a Mess. So They’ve Stopped Saving for Tomorrow.

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 17:30
Many adults under 35 are throwing financial caution to the wind. It’s all about saving less, spending more and pursuing passions.

Crypto is in meltdown mode this week.

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 16:58

The World Tries to Move Beyond Covid. China May Stand in the Way.

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:37
Xi Jinping has redoubled his country’s efforts to control the virus, even as a growing number of leaders call on Beijing to change course.

Where Did People From the Great Resignation Go? Back to Work.

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 14:30
The Great Resignation was in fact a moment many people traded up for a better-paying gig.

Russian Shipping Traffic Remains Strong as Sanctions Take Time to Bite

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 12:43
The traffic was robust in March and April, reflecting the time it takes for sanctions to come into effect and an enduring profit motive for trading Russian energy.

Dinosaur Skeleton Sells for $12.4 Million at Christie’s

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 07:47
The remains of a Deinonychus antirrhopus, the beast that inspired the velociraptor in “Jurassic Park,” are believed to be the first of their kind sold at a public auction.

Dinosaur Skeleton Sells for $12.4 Million at Christie’s

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 07:47
The remains of a Deinonychus antirrhopus, the beast that inspired the velociraptor in “Jurassic Park,” are believed to be the first of their kind sold at a public auction.

Cryptocurrencies Melt Down in a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Fear and Panic

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 04:44
A steep sell-off that gained momentum this week starkly illustrated the risks of the experimental and unregulated digital currencies.

White House, Under Pressure, Says It Will Address Baby Formula Shortage

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 04:31
Senior officials announced minor steps the administration would take to try to increase the supply of formula, even as they conceded that Americans might not see quick relief.

Wall Street Slide Continues, With S&P 500 Edging Closer to Bear Market

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 04:03
Concerns about inflation and interest rates ignited the sell-off. But it has taken on a life of its own. Bringing inflation down will “include some pain,” the Fed chair said.

Pentagon Praises a New York Times Series That Exposed Civilian Deaths in Air War

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 03:54
“We knew that we had made mistakes; we’re trying to learn from those mistakes,” John Kirby, the Pentagon spokesman, told reporters.

Jerome Powell Confirmed for a Second Term as Fed Chair

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 03:43
Jerome Powell, whom the Senate confirmed to a second term on Thursday, said allowing rapid inflation to persist would be more painful.

Meatpackers Misled Public and Influenced Trump Administration During Covid, Report Says

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 03:42
A congressional report claimed that meatpacking companies issued “baseless” warnings about food shortages and influenced government decisions to keep plants open early in the pandemic.

Fed Chair Powell says getting inflation down will cause ‘some pain.’

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 02:42
The Federal Reserve chair spoke on Marketplace radio in an episode that aired Thursday.

Two Twitter Leaders Are Leaving Company Following Musk Deal

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 01:16
An internal memo shared with employees said the platform’s general manager and general manager for revenue would be departing.

New Data Show Few Black Economists at the Fed

Fri, 05/13/2022 - 00:39
The central bank has made few strides in hiring a more racially diverse staff of economics doctorates. Entry-level jobs are a different story.

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