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Omicron-targeting COVID boosters expected this week, but experts are worried there may be low uptake

Omicron-targeting COVID boosters expected this week, but experts are worried there may be low uptake

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize new COVID-19 booster shots this week that target the latest versions of the omicron variant but will do so without data from a study showing the shots were safe and worked in humans. Clearance of the doses, without data from human testing known as clinical trials, …

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Mark Zuckerberg's Soulless Metaverse Avatar Has Me Worried About Our Digital Future

Mark Zuckerberg’s Soulless Metaverse Avatar Has Me Worried About Our Digital Future

Image: Meta / Kotaku “Metaverse” is a buzzword that has become quite popular in the last two years. Fortnite is a metaverse. Web3 and blockchain will help power the metaverse. Maybe cows will even be a part of it? However, nobody seems more invested in shaping our collective notion of what the metaverse is than …

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Here's how the Inflation Reduction Act could affect you

New business taxes are coming. Wall Street isn’t worried

“Business Roundtable opposes the ‘Inflation Reduction Act,’ which, among other things, includes tax provisions that would undermine American economic growth and competitiveness,” the group said in a statement shortly before the measure was passed by the Senate. But analyses by Wall Street institutions published over the past week found that the impact on corporate earnings …

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Apple has been worried about iPhone supply, but that may swing to demand concerns

Apple has been worried about iPhone supply, but that may swing to demand concerns

Throughout the pandemic, Apple Inc.’s biggest challenge has been maintaining appropriate supply of its devices, but as the company heads toward a new iPhone launch, could the equation flip? Apple AAPL, -0.88% benefited from resilient demand in the first couple of years of the COVID-19 crisis, as governments pumped out stimulus funds and consumers looked …

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Worried about layoffs and downturns? Recruiters aren't: 'We're still seeing job growth on the whole'

Worried about layoffs and downturns? Recruiters aren’t: ‘We’re still seeing job growth on the whole’

Recruiters are some of the first people to get a preview of how well a company is doing. In good times, they’re busy building out staff to take the business into exciting new territory. In leaner times, hiring takes a back seat. But for Deven Lall-Perry, 31, a New York-based recruiter, even she didn’t see …

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Should you still change jobs if you're worried about a recession? What economists say

Should you still change jobs if you’re worried about a recession? What economists say

The job market is holding strong despite ongoing concerns of a recession. There were 11.3 million job openings in May, or roughly two jobs for every unemployed worker, according to the latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. Some 6.5 million people were hired into new jobs, and 4.3 million people quit for a new …

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A self-made millionaire shares her top 18 'recession money rules': It is 'reasonable to be worried'

A self-made millionaire shares her top 18 ‘recession money rules’: It is ‘reasonable to be worried’

Worried about what your financial situation will look like in a year — or even in a few months — from now? With all the concerns about economic growth, it’s reasonable to be worried about a potential recession. But the key is to start preparing now so that you’re in the best position with your …

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A day after Powell's assurances about the economy, markets are worried that 'the Fed breaks something'

A day after Powell’s assurances about the economy, markets are worried that ‘the Fed breaks something’

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell‘s insistence that the central bank is not deliberately trying to cause a recession and that the economy is on solid footing is exactly what someone in his position would be expected to say. The trouble is, the Fed’s likely to get a recession anyway as data shows the economy is …

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Stagflation concerns mount: Americans are increasingly worried about red-hot inflation, jobs and their own deteriorating finances

Stagflation concerns mount: Americans are increasingly worried about red-hot inflation, jobs and their own deteriorating finances

Consumer inflation expectations are back at record highs, but people have no plans to slow their spending, according to a regional Federal Reserve bank survey released Monday. Households saw a 6.6% median inflation rate in the year ahead, tying a record high first set in March, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s …

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