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Cuba vaccinates children as young as two in strategy to reopen schools, economy

In September, Cuba became the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of kids as young as…

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Fed Chief Powell, other officials owned securities central bank bought during Covid pandemic

(Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect new information. Fed Chair Powell owned the municipal bonds in question…

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Trump abandoned this giant trade deal. Now, China wants in

Chinese Commerce Minister Wang Wentao applied for membership in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to…

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Business

Consumer prices post smaller-than-expected increase in August

Prices for an array of consumer goods rose less than expected in August in a sign that inflation may be…

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USA

US inflation eased in August. But America’s not out of the woods yet

Consumer prices rose 5.3% in the year ended in August, slightly below the 5.4% increase in June and July, the…

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Asian stocks higher as investors await US inflation data

Asian stock markets are mostly higher as investors wait for an update on U.S. inflation that has been stronger than…

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Business

Dow rebounds after five straight losing days, S&P 500 is flat

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained Monday as the index rebounded from a losing streak, but pulled back from earlier…

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USA

GOP governors rip Biden over new mandate, threaten legal action

Republican governors and other lawmakers blasted President Biden Thursday after he announced a nationwide vaccinate-or-test requirement for businesses with at…

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Business

A sharp rise in wages is contributing to worries over inflation

Thomas Trutschel | Photothek | Getty Images Now might be a good time for the Federal Reserve to start worrying…

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China’s trade hit record levels last month despite the global shipping crisis

Exports spiked 25.6% in August from a year ago to $294.3 billion, according to customs statistics published Tuesday. Imports jumped…

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