October 20, 2021
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Weak U.S. jobs report spurs new arguments over big government spending

President Joe Biden insists an unexpected slowdown in companies’ hiring is clear new proof the U.S. needs the multitrillion-dollar federal boost he’s pushing. But his sales effort is challenged by critics who say Friday’s jobless figures show his earlier aid legislation — successfully rushed through Congress — is actually doing more harm than good....

WATCH NOW: New half-million-dollar concert venue to rock out in Griffith Park Plaza shopping center | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Anew concert and wedding venue is going to rock in the long-struggling Griffith Park Plaza in north Griffith. Avenue 912, named after the nearby Cline Avenue, will open Saturday with a show by rock band Bravo Johnny, which plays covers from the 1980s, 1990s and today. The show starts at 9 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m. Read full article......

GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks, commodities boom on U.S. weak jobs data

Commodity prices jumped, the dollar slid to a two-month low and major global equity indexes scaled record peaks on Friday after weak U.S. jobs data for April tamped down fears that a booming economy would spark inflation and higher interest rates. The data eased worries the Federal Reserve would reduce its massive stimulus program anytime soon and...

U.S. economy is ‘moving in the right direction’

President Joe Biden addressed the recently released April jobs report from the White House on Friday, saying despite the slight increase in the unemployment rate, the country is still on the road to economic recovery.  What You Need To Know President Joe Biden on Friday said while the April jobs report may seem disappointing, the United States i...

Taiwan exports up for 10th straight month in April

Taipei, May 7 (CNA) Taiwan's exports for April rose from a year earlier for the 10th consecutive month because of a low base of comparison and growing demand for gadgets related to the booming stay-at-home economy, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) said Friday.Momentum enjoyed by the non-tech industrial sector also accelerated as a recovery in global d...