US jobs growth much slower than expected
on May 7, 2021 at 3:02 pm
Employers hired 266,000 people last month, figures show, despite a $1.9tn stimulus package.
Cinemark Reaches Deals With Hollywood Studios to Show Movies
on May 7, 2021 at 2:20 pm
The move is aimed at establishing a model for how long movies would play in theaters before moving to home video.
Inside Bill Gates's Net Worth: There's More Than Microsoft
on May 7, 2021 at 2:05 pm
What’s at stake in Bill Gates’s divorce? A fortune that goes well beyond Microsoft, including a $131 million mansion, a rare Da Vinci notebook and investments from luxury hotels to garbage haulers.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Buying Up a Texas Village. Homeowners Cry Foul.
on May 7, 2021 at 2:00 pm
In echoes of the Old West, the Tesla CEO’s rocket firm has been building a company town in seaside Boca Chica, pressuring locals to sell their properties and talking of incorporating the town—a move that could give it eminent domain to seize houses; “bullied us from the beginning.”
Furlough: Pair arrested over £3.4m job scheme fraud
on May 7, 2021 at 1:55 pm
Officials freeze more than £6m held in bank accounts controlled by the man and woman from Bradford.
Virgin Media customers left waiting longest on phone
on May 7, 2021 at 1:53 pm
Virgin Media and Virgin Mobile had the longest average customer call waiting times, Ofcom has found.
U.S. Employers Added 266,000 Jobs in April
on May 7, 2021 at 1:36 pm
Employers added 266,000 jobs in April and unemployment rose to 6.1%. Businesses are hiring, but some have struggled to fill openings.
Covid travel rules: 'Green list' countries to be revealed
on May 7, 2021 at 12:11 pm
England’s list of “green countries”, with fewest restrictions, is expected to be released later.
Grocers, Restaurants to Suppliers: Hurry Up, Make More
on May 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm
Retailers are implementing penalties for late or incomplete orders, adding pressure to food makers dealing with labor and ingredient shortages.
Chinese Consumers Are Opening Their Wallets Again
on May 7, 2021 at 11:31 am
The world’s second-largest economy is rebalancing as consumer spending—the weak link so far in its post-coronavirus recovery—picks up steam, a burst of data suggests.