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China could double down on its zero-Covid approach as the new omicron variant reignites concerns about another Covid wave in the global pandemic and wreaked havoc across global markets last week, analysts say. “The spread of highly transmissible variants may ultimately make the strategy untenable. But in the short-term, the authorities are more likely to
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A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Stock futures moved higher in overnight trading Sunday following Friday’s big sell-off as investors monitor the latest developments related to the Covid omicron variant. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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Down through the eons, the architecture profession has justifiably won numberless plaudits for breakthrough designs and head-turning skylines. But many within the industry believe too little emphasis has been placed on business growth. It wasn’t until October 1972 that U.S. architects were permitted to submit competitive bids and advertise. Architects in the UK were hamstrung
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Zephyr18 | iStock | Getty Images During the pandemic, rents across the country dropped – but they’re quickly bouncing back. That means many tenants, especially those who nabbed a place at a discounted rate in the last year or two, will be in store for an unpleasant surprise come lease renewal time. “Unfortunately, many renters
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Carl Jung said, “One cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning; for what was great in the morning will be of little importance in the evening, and what in the morning was true will at evening have become a lie.” It was actually physician and psychoanalyst, Elliot Jaques, who
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Shoppers with bags from various stores stand next to each other as Black Friday sales begin at The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass in Simpsonville, Kentucky, November 26, 2021. Jon Cherry | Reuters Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3% compared with 2019 levels, as Americans shifted more of their spending online and
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The University of Maryland The Washington Post | The Washington Post | Getty Images Across the country, colleges are in crisis. Fewer students went back to school again this year, dragging undergraduate enrollment down another 3.5% from last year, according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Combined with last autumn’s declines, the
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Jennifer Sutton, pictured with her children, quit her job this year to open Guest Haus Juicery & Matcha Bar in Park City, Utah. Courtesy: Jennifer Sutton Jennifer Sutton was burned out. When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, the 37-year-old advertising executive suddenly found herself juggling work and remote schooling for her two young children. Even when
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The announcement by the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of New York of the indictment of Joshua Burrell on charges of securities fraud, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft is very saddening. Joshua Burrell was an advocate of making Opportunity Zone investments serve social purposes while providing superior returns to investors. His concept seemed
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In this article PFE BNTX A vial of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech are investigating the new, heavily mutated variant of the virus that causes Covid-19, the companies said Friday morning. “We understand the concern of experts and have immediately initiated investigations on variant B.1.1.529,” the companies said. Pfizer and BioNTech said
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In a recent article we looked at the poverty rates across all 50 U.S. states. Now, using data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2019 and 2014 American Community Survey, Five-Year Estimates, we’ve analyzed all major American cities (those with populations of at least 100,000) in terms of the percentage of their populations living below the
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