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Friday April 16th, 2021 3:10AM

AP Business - Economy

JPMorgan 1Q profit up sharply, helped by improving economy
JPMorgan Chase’s saw its first quarter profits jump nearly five fold from a year earlier, the company reported Wednesday, as the improving economy allowed the bank to release roughly $5 billion from its loan-loss reserves that it had stored away in the early weeks of the pandemic
7:30AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Russia's Putin receives 2nd vaccine shot
 Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has gotten his second COVID-19 vaccine shot, three weeks after getting the first dose
7:03AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Poland plans to use newly arrived J&J vaccines
Poland plans to go ahead with immunizations using the Johnson & Johnson vaccine after receiving its first batch of 120,000 doses on Wednesday
6:29AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Spain keeps immunization goal despite J&J delay
Spain’s prime minister says that his government is maintaining its goal of immunizing 70% of the nation’s adult population by the end of the summer despite the delay in the European rollout of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
4:32AM ( 1 day ago )
Global stocks follow Wall St higher after US inflation rises
Global stock markets and Wall Street futures have risen after traders shrugged off higher U.S. inflation and a fall in Japanese machinery orders
4:28AM ( 1 day ago )
The Latest: Germany recommends vaccine switch for under-60s
German health authorities are recommending that people younger than 60 who have already received one shot of the AstraZeneca vaccine use a different vaccine for their second dose over concerns of blood clots
3:30AM ( 1 day ago )
Televisa, Univision to jointly produce Spanish TV content
Grupo Televisa, Mexico’s largest television network, says it is joining with U_S_ Spanish-language broadcaster Univision to form a third company that will produce content for both that will be the “definitive global leader in Spanish-language media.”
11:46PM ( 2 days ago )
Asian stock markets advance after new Wall St high
Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street hit a record high following an uptick in U.S. inflation and a order by regulators to suspend use of  Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine
11:37PM ( 2 days ago )
New Zealand bans live cow exports due to welfare concerns
New Zealand is banning the export of live cows and other farm animals by sea due to welfare concerns
11:30PM ( 2 days ago )
Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem
Top Federal Reserve policymakers underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic people are sharply underrepresented in the economics field, which lessens the perspectives that economists can bring to key policy issues
6:28PM ( 2 days ago )