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Friday April 16th, 2021 6:17AM

AP Business - Economy

US stocks rise to records on more proof of economic recovery
Stocks rallied to more record highs on Wall Street as a suite of stellar data suggested the recovery for the economy and corporate profits is accelerating
4:06PM ( 14 hours ago )
Equal pay bill nears approval in House, long odds in Senate
House Democrats are poised to pass legislation that they say would help close the gap between what men and women are paid in the workplace, though the measure faces little chance of overcoming Republican opposition in the Senate
2:49PM ( 15 hours ago )
With layoffs down and spending up, US rebound gains momentum
A much-awaited economic boom coming off the pandemic recession appeared to edge closer to reality Thursday with fresh data showing the pace of layoffs dwindling, consumers spending freely and manufacturing rebounding
2:47PM ( 15 hours ago )
US average mortgage rates fall again; 30-year loan at 3.04%
Mortgage rates fell for a second straight week amid signs of economic improvement
12:58PM ( 17 hours ago )
A year after stocks soared, CEOs must show it was warranted
It's time for big companies to show that their huge stock-price moves over the last year were warranted
12:17PM ( 18 hours ago )
Africa CDC urges India to lift COVID vaccine export limits
The Africa CDC director says he wants to believe that India will lift export restrictions on COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible, warning that “India is not an island” while some African nations still have seen no shots at all
10:57AM ( 19 hours ago )
Mideast's largest mall operator to expand amid vaccine hopes
The Middle East’s largest operator of malls expects revenue and earnings to climb back to pre-pandemic levels by the end of next year and is moving full steam ahead with plans to develop its biggest mall ever
10:41AM ( 19 hours ago )
US jobless claims plunge to 576,000, lowest since pandemic
The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 576,000, a hopeful sign that layoffs are easing as the economy recovers from the pandemic recession
9:57AM ( 20 hours ago )
US industrial production warms with the weather, rising 1.4%
American industry rebounded last month as the United States recovered from an unusually frigid February
9:55AM ( 20 hours ago )
Citigroup profit triples in 1Q, tops estimates; revenue down
Citigroup says profits more than tripled in the first quarter, helped by the release of billions of dollars from its loan-loss reserves
9:51AM ( 20 hours ago )