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Tuesday May 18th, 2021 10:31AM

AP Business - Economy

UK job market improving as lockdown measures are eased
Further evidence has emerged to show that the British economy is recovering strongly, with the number of people on payroll increasing as coronavirus lockdown measures are eased
10:13AM ( 17 minutes ago )
US home construction falls a surprise 9.5% in April
U.S. home construction fell a surprisingly sharp 9.5% in April with analysts attributing part of the decline to builders holding back on starting new construction because of a surge in lumber prices and other supply constraints
10:00AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Stocks wobble between gains and losses as Wall Street opens
Stocks are wobbling between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday as the market continues to be pulled between concerns about the potential for inflation and the hopeful signs that more parts of the economy are reopening
9:45AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Leaders hold talks in Paris to revive African economies
More than 20 heads of state and government from Africa are in Paris for talks with the heads of international organizations on how to revive the continent’s economy in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic
9:38AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Balance Sheet Liabilities Continue to Climb for Private Companies Amid Lease Accounting Transition – New LeaseQuery Report
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2021--Companies are continuing to feel the brunt of the new lease accounting standards this year, with the average company seeing lease liability increases of , accor...
9:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
UK jobs market improving as lockdown measures are eased
Further evidence has emerged to show that the British economy is recovering strongly, with the number of people on payroll increasing as coronavirus lockdown measures are eased
8:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
New year, same results; 1Q sales roar at Home Depot
Home Depot continues to fill the needs of the surging housing market during the pandemic, with fiscal first-quarter sales soaring and blowing past Wall Street’s expectations
8:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Walmart sales still boom as pandemic eases, stimulus helps
Walmart blew past Wall Street projections in the fiscal first quarter with U.S. stimulus payments to Americans helping to boost sales and the company raised its expectations for the year
7:57AM ( 2 hours ago )
New year, same results; Home Depot sales boom in 1Q
Home Depot continues to fill the needs of the surging housing market during the pandemic, with fiscal first-quarter sales soaring and blowing past Wall Street’s expectations
7:40AM ( 2 hours ago )
Germany arrests businessman over dual-use exports to Russia
German prosecutors say they have detained a businessman suspected of helping Russia purchase sophisticated machinery in breach of arms export rules
7:26AM ( 3 hours ago )