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No big jump in job seekers yet after U.S. jobless benefits end

Southern Indiana Works Executive Director Tony Waterson stated that since the end of the additional federal pandemic jobless benefits on September 6, there has not been a significant increase in the number of people locally seeking jobs or training at WorkOne.

Global chip shortage could make Apple products even more expensive

Future Apple products, such as the iPhone 13, may become more expensive as a result of chip shortages and rising supplier prices. According to Nikkei Asia sources, Apple's main chip supplier TSMC is raising its fabrication prices in response to the ongoing global semiconductor shortage. That means Apple may have to pay more for chip production and may have to pass the costs on to customers.

I want that job!-David Potts

upermarket to a consortium led by Fortress Investments, which values the Bradford-based business at £6.3bn, say Sam Chambers and Robert Watts in The Sunday Times.

Amazon offers to pay college fees of 750,000 frontline US workers

Amazon has offered to pay for college tuition for 750,000 of its frontline workers, the latest move by a major US corporation to offer perks to attract and retain employees in the face of a labour shortage.

Covid-19 Global

20,345,468
Total active cases
Updated on 17 September 2021 8:19 am
227,856,410
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 17 September 2021 8:19 am
4,684,461
Total deaths
Updated on 17 September 2021 8:19 am
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What Fraud? Peggy Ann Fulford nee Barad

Peggy Ann Fulford née Barard was born in New Orleans in 1958 and went on to study at Spelman College in Atlanta. She later set up King Management Group and befriended successful sports stars, most notably basketball legend Dennis Rodman. She claimed to have graduated from Harvard and attained her wealth from successful business dealings. She offered to help manage the star's investments for free to help them build wealth and protect them from scammers.

PayPal heats up to buy now, pay later race with $2.7 billion Japan deal

PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O), the world's largest payments business, said it will pay $2.7 billion in cash for Japanese buy now, pay later (BNPL) startup Paidy, solidifying its position as the industry's top in a pandemic-driven boom

US Rep. Hinson talks about national issues with local voters

The United States Congresswoman for Iowa's first district stated that now is an essential time to be serving Iowans in Washington, D.C.

Millennials will power a bull market in stocks for decades

Cathie Wood, the founder and CEO of Ark Invest, tells Yahoo Finance Live that, just as baby boomers have had a significant impact on the stock market for decades, their children — referred to as millennials — will have an equal, if not greater, impact on the investing landscape in the decades ahead, which is one reason why the closely followed Ark Invest founder and CEO is staying long-term bullish on stocks. 

Employment News

US Postal Service hiring 40,000 seasonal workers

The United States Postal Service is employing more than 40,000 seasonal workers in anticipation of another record-breaking holiday season in 2021, according to the agency and other shipping companies. City and rural mail carriers, mail handlers, and drivers are among the seasonal jobs available. Those interested can apply online and view open positions in their area at usps.com/hiring.

Spirit Aerosystems to receive the largest payout by the U.S. government

In an effort to maintain jobs, the US government says it is assisting aircraft companies that suffered during the pandemic. Spirit Aerosystems, for example, is likely to get the largest payout from the Biden administration.

Western Magnesium Corp plans for magnesium plant in Harrison County

On Tuesday, company executives signed a due diligence paperwork to begin planning for the prospective plant at the Harrison County Industrial Park, which will be the plant's future location. According to previous reports, the project will be the first full-scale deployment of the company's unique magnesium extraction method in the United States.