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05/1: CBS This Morning Saturday

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 05/1: CBS This Morning Saturday – CBS News Watch CBSN Live COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy concerns, warnings about new variants; Chef Donna Lennard on history of Il Buco Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live......

Economy bounces back, but proposed tax hikes raise concerns

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Newly released economic data show the economy is experiencing accelerated growth, potentially signaling a rebound from the economic downturn caused by the pandemic, but critics warn proposed tax hikes could stifle that growth. The U.S. Commerce Department said Thursday......

The Fed will stay put in 2021 despite growing concerns about overheating economy, CNBC survey says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Federal Reserve Jerome Powell testifies during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on “The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2020. Susan Walsh | Reuters The Federal Reserve will remain on hold for......

Corn futures jump to a 7-year high on supply concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Farmer Roger Hadley harvests corn from his fields in his John Deere combine in this aerial photograph taken over Woodburn, Indiana. Bing Guan | Reuters Corn futures continued their sharp climb on Monday, hitting their highest level in more than......

Stock futures tick higher after concerns over capital gain tax hike prompt selling

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes ticked higher at the start of the overnight session as investors prepared to end a down week for equities amid concerns the White House could seek a hike to the capital......

Oil eases as rising infections spark demand concerns

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Oil prices eased on Monday amid concerns that rising coronavirus infections in India and other countries would dent fuel demand, but a weaker U.S. dollar limited losses. Brent crude was down 10 cents, or 0.2%, at $66.67 a barrel by 1018 GMT, after rising 6% last week. West Texas Intermediate......

Twins-Angels games PPD due to COVID concerns

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Twins’ games against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night and Sunday have been postponed due to Minnesota’s COVID-19 problems, including at least four positive tests in the past week. Kyle Garlick, another unnamed Twins player and a team staff member tested positive in the two......

Concerns over inflationary pressure on earnings will test stocks in the week ahead

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: CNBC Earnings will be the major focus for investors in the week ahead, as they home in on whether rising costs are squeezing margins and signaling a build in......

Chicago Police Shooting, Chauvin Case, Afghan Security Concerns : Up First

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NPR The release bodycam footage of the fatal police shooting of a 13 year old in Chicago sparks protests. The prosecution and the defense will present their closing arguments to the jury in the murder trial of former officer Derek Chauvin. And, the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan could leave......

After trimming charitable holdings, Cramer reveals 7 stock market concerns going into earnings season

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday revealed he recently trimmed holdings in his charitable trust ahead of earnings season as he grows more concerned about potential market headwinds. The fund, ActionAlertsPlus.com, trimmed roughly $100,000 from its holdings in part because of......

Broncos Players to Skip Workouts Amid COVID-19 Concerns

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgwMjk1NzkwNDQ1NDcwODcw/denver-broncos-otas.jpg Michael Shapiro Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports Broncos players announced on Tuesday they will not participate in the team’s voluntary offseason workouts due to COVID-19 concerns. “With offseason programs starting in less than a week and without adequate protocols in place in order for us players to return safely,......

Concerns mount that US withdrawal from Afghanistan could risk progress on women’s rights

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “Today women in Afghanistan have a very special place. They are stronger than ever and they have achieved what has never been achieved before: they cannot be ignored. They will not be ignored,” Fatima Gailani, an Afghan women’s rights......

Bauer baseball probe concerns Dodgers’ Roberts

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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts expressed concern that one of his star pitchers, Trevor Bauer, has been singled out in Major League Baseball’s renewed effort to curtail the illegal use of foreign substances on baseballs. Bauer’s name surfaced in a recent report from The Athletic stating that multiple baseballs......

U.S. blacklists seven Chinese supercomputing entities citing national security concerns

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chinese and U.S. flags flutter outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021. Tingshue Wang | Reuters WASHINGTON – The Commerce Department on Thursday added seven Chinese supercomputing entities to a U.S. economic blacklist citing......

Financial, health concerns highest among US consumers

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NEW YORK — Half of consumers worldwide said their consumption habits have permanently changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from AlixPartners. The consulting firm surveyed more than 7,000 consumers in nine countries and found 48% said the pandemic permanently altered their buying behaviors. The biggest......

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