See M&Ms' beloved characters' new look

New York (CNN Business)From M&Ms’ mascots becoming more inclusive to a bologna face mask, there was lots of wild food news this week. We’ve done the dutiful task of rounding it all up if you need a change of pace from the doom and gloom of all that other “news.” Here’s what happened: Bologna mask Oscar Mayer debuted a bologna-inspired […]

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Omicron surge leading to worker shortages across nation

(CNN)As the Omicron variant sweeps the nation, it’s disrupting everything from garbage collection and emergency services, schools and travel as employees are out sick or in quarantine. In New York, trash is going uncollected and three subway lines are closed because so many workers are out sick. Schools and hospitals are reporting staff shortages, too, and airlines continue to cancel […]

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U.S. Stocks Seeing Further Downside In Afternoon Trading

Stocks have moved significantly lower over the course of the trading day on Friday, extending the sharp pullback seen in the previous session. The major averages have all slid firmly into negative territory, with the Dow showing a notable drop. The major averages have seen further downside in recent trading, hitting new lows for the session. The Dow is down […]

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Asian Shares Mixed Amid Rate Hike Concerns

Asian stocks ended mixed on Monday as Covid-19 worries and concerns that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the near future to tackle inflation offset better than expected Chinese GDP data. Volatility in bond markets and a public holiday in the U.S. also kept investors on edge. Chinese shares rose as data showed the country’s economy grew faster […]

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What companies are doing to attract workers

Karin Kimbrough is chief economist at LinkedIn. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. Entering year three of the pandemic, the labor market today looks markedly different from when we entered this crisis. At LinkedIn, my team of data scientists and economists has a unique view into how ways of working have shifted — through the lens of […]

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Mushie & Co Recalls FRIGG Silicone Pacifiers

Mushie & Co, LLC is recalling FRIGG Silicone Pacifiers citing choking risk, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The recall involves about 333,725 units of FRIGG silicone pacifiers that comes in two designs: Classic and Daisy. The Classic design consists of a silicone nipple attached to a round plastic shield. The Daisy design consists of a silicone nipple attached […]

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