UK House Price Inflation Rises Less Than Forecast

UK house price inflation accelerated less-than-expected in July, after easing in the previous three months, survey results from the Nationwide Building Society showed on Tuesday. The house price index logged a double-digit annual growth of 11.0 percent in July, faster than the 10.7 percent rise in June. However, this was slower than the economists’ forecast of 11.5 percent. On a […]

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The City With the Best Internet Access in Every State

There has been a longstanding digital divide in the United States, and its implications are only growing more profound with each passing year. As the world becomes increasingly digitized, many Americans without a reliable internet connection are at greater risk of becoming economically, and even socially, isolated – a trend exacerbated by the pandemic. A recent report from the advocacy […]

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See which airports lead the nation in flight cancellations (July)

(CNN Business)Following a miserable weekend for travel, Monday isn’t looking much better. Another wave of airline cancellations and delays is taking its toll on passengers across the United States on Monday. According to the flight tracking website, FlightAware, there have been 200 flights canceled so far on Monday. On Sunday, 950 flights were canceled. A total of 760 flights have […]

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Consumer product companies likely to pause price hikes

Indian consumers are likely to get respite from rising prices ju­st before the festival season. So­me consumer companies, in­cl­uding automakers, have indicated that they are planning to pause price hikes just before demand picks up in Au­gust, while keeping a close eye on volatile raw material prices. Consumer product companies have defended steep hikes over the past year, arguing that […]

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Black Unemployment Nearly 100% Higher Than White

The BLS released its THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JULY 2022. The most important information is that the jobless rate fell to 3.5% as the economy added 528,000 jobs. The over 20 million jobs lost in the COVID-19 driven recession have been entirely replaced and the jobless rate is back where it was in February 2020. The recovery is nothing short […]

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States Where Workers Are Most Likely to Burn Out

The pandemic has upended every aspect of American life, and the workplace is no exception. Since the onset of the virus, job burnout has become an issue with many workers across the country. (These are the companies with the best work-life balance during COVID.) Among workplace concerns are increased and hard-to-manage workloads, few rewards, lack of control, and social isolation. […]

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Faceless assessment: Fresh SOPs issued to address taxpayers’ conflicts

The faceless authority has suggested a host of changes in the assessment process following conflicts and practical difficulties raised by taxpayers since the new regime was introduced. On August 3, the National Faceless Assessment Centre issued a set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) to address several anomalies in the regime. The faceless centre, constituted by the Central Board of Direct […]

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Faceless assessment: Fresh SOPs issued to address taxpayers’ conflicts

The faceless authority has suggested a host of changes in the assessment process following conflicts and practical difficulties raised by taxpayers since the new regime was introduced. On August 3, the National Faceless Assessment Centre issued a set of standard operating procedures (SOPs) to address several anomalies in the regime. The faceless centre, constituted by the Central Board of Direct […]

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U.S. Economy Added 528,000 Jobs In July; Unemployment Falls To 3.5%

The U.S. economy added 528,000 jobs in July, an unexpectedly robust figure that nevertheless has triggered concerns over ongoing inflation. The unemployment rate dropped to 3.5%. The job growth was “widespread,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, with gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services and healthcare. President Joe Biden touted the job gains, noting that the […]

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Alex Jones Must Pay $4.1 Million To Sandy Hook Parents, Jury Decides; ‘Infowars’ Host Faces Additional Punitive Damages

Alex Jones will have to pay at least $4.1 million in damages to the parents of one of the 6-year-old victims in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, a jury decided on Thursday. Jones, the conspiracy theorist behind Infowars, already lost his defamation lawsuit, and the jurors in the Texas case were trying to determine how much he owed […]

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