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Food, gas prices pinch families as inflation surges globally

Rising prices are fueled by high energy costs and supply chain disruptions.
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Food, gas prices pinch families as inflation surges globally
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Europe shares, US futures higher as omicron virus fear eases

European stock and oil prices have rebounded and Wall Street was poised to open higher, even as Asian markets fell further
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November 27, 2021, 6:53 PM

Stocks tumble as new variant detected in South Africa, officials on high alert

The omicron variant has many mutations that health officials are investigating, but it’s still unknown if it’s more transmissible.
November 27, 2021, 6:53 PM
Stocks tumble as new variant detected in South Africa, officials on high alert
November 27, 2021, 6:50 PM

Why shopping local is more important than ever this year

Small businesses are hoping this holiday shopping season will be merry and bright making up for last year when we were in the throes of the pandemic.
November 27, 2021, 6:50 PM
Why shopping local is more important than ever this year
November 26, 2021, 9:45 PM

Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points

A surge in cases and anti-disease controls threaten to disrupt trade and travel.
November 26, 2021, 9:45 PM
November 26, 2021, 9:45 PM

Stocks sink on new COVID variant; Dow loses 905 points

Global stocks and oil prices have tumbled.
November 26, 2021, 9:45 PM
Stocks sink on fears of COVID-19 variant; Dow futures off 2%
November 26, 2021, 6:30 PM

Dow sinks more than 900 points on concerns over South Africa COVID-19 variant

The Dow Jones Industrial Average sunk more than 900 points Friday over concerns of a new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa.
November 26, 2021, 6:30 PM
Dow sinks more than 900 points on concerns over South Africa COVID-19 variant
November 23, 2021, 10:35 PM

When might the release from the US strategic oil reserve affect gas prices?

Industry experts remain skeptical over how this will ease longer-term pressures.
November 23, 2021, 10:35 PM
When might the release from the US strategic oil reserve affect gas prices?
November 22, 2021, 6:45 PM

Where prices are rising and how Americans can navigate inflation this holiday season

What to expect and how to shop as inflation grips the post-pandemic economy.
November 22, 2021, 6:45 PM
Where prices are rising and how Americans can navigate inflation this holiday season
November 22, 2021, 5:54 AM

Australia to welcome vaccinated foreign students, workers

The Australian government expects 200,000 vaccinated foreign students and skilled workers will soon return without quarantining when the country further relaxes pandemic restrictions next week
November 22, 2021, 5:54 AM
November 21, 2021, 9:21 PM

'We are all going to pay more for everything': Deirdre Bolton

Deirdre Bolton and Diane Swonk join "This Week’" to break down inflation.
November 21, 2021, 9:21 PM
'We are all going to pay more for everything': Deirdre Bolton
November 19, 2021, 12:35 AM

Campbell's CEO says shelves will be stocked for holidays, but prices will rise into 2022

Mark Clouse discusses the increasing food cost at the grocery store and how their team has been able to meet demand.
November 19, 2021, 12:35 AM
Prices continue to rise at grocery stores, but shelves will be stocked for holidays
November 18, 2021, 3:01 PM

More women lean into holiday gigs for supplemental income

People across the country are finding creative ways to bring in extra money with a side hustle this holiday season.
November 18, 2021, 3:01 PM
More women lean into holiday gigs for supplemental income
November 16, 2021, 2:59 PM

Home Depot sales continue to surge in hot housing market

Home Depot’s sales were still climbing in the third quarter.
November 16, 2021, 2:59 PM
Home Depot sales continue to surge in hot housing market
November 15, 2021, 5:07 AM

Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity

"I felt embarrassed pulling out my vouchers."
November 15, 2021, 5:07 AM
November 14, 2021, 3:10 PM

What Americans should know about inflation as it hits a 30-year high

Economists break down why consumer prices are so high right now.
November 14, 2021, 3:10 PM
Yes, prices are soaring: Why we're seeing inflation
November 13, 2021, 1:53 PM

Record number of people have quit their jobs as cost of everyday items soar

ABC News' Deirdre Bolton reports with the latest on the economy.
November 13, 2021, 1:53 PM
Record number of people have quit their jobs as cost of everyday items soar
November 13, 2021, 3:47 AM

Number of people quitting their jobs hits new high in September

Many are reevaluating their life and work in the wake of the pandemic.
November 13, 2021, 3:47 AM
Number of people quitting their jobs hits new high in September
November 12, 2021, 6:28 PM

A record 4.4 million workers quit their jobs in September

September also saw the second-highest level of job openings ever recorded.
November 12, 2021, 6:28 PM
A record 4.4 million workers quit their jobs in September
November 12, 2021, 5:30 PM

For 2nd straight month, Americans quit jobs at a record pace

Americans quit their jobs at a record pace for the second straight month in September, while businesses and other employers continued to post a near-record number of available jobs
November 12, 2021, 5:30 PM
November 12, 2021, 2:04 PM

Lufthansa says it's repaid German government's pandemic aid

Lufthansa says it has repaid all the aid it received from the German government.
November 12, 2021, 2:04 PM
Lufthansa says it's repaid German government's pandemic aid
November 10, 2021, 12:17 PM

Hearst's magazine workers protest mandatory return-to-office through the National Labor Relations Board

After some 20 months of working remote, many don't want to return to the office.
November 10, 2021, 12:17 PM
Hearst employees the latest to protest return to office
November 9, 2021, 6:28 PM

Despite reopening, the US is still closed to many in world

The U.S. says that it’s inviting the global community to visit now that the government has ended the ban on travelers from 33 countries
November 9, 2021, 6:28 PM
November 8, 2021, 1:43 PM

US lifts international travel ban after 20 months

The United States has reopened its borders to vaccinated foreign nationals for the first time since March 2020.
November 8, 2021, 1:43 PM
US lifts international travel ban after 20 months
November 5, 2021, 4:29 PM

Employers add 531,000 jobs as recovery gains steam, unemployment rate falls to 4.6%

The latest Labor Department report comes after months of slow hiring.
November 5, 2021, 4:29 PM
Latest jobs report: How the US economy is doing
November 4, 2021, 5:11 PM

Nintendo's profit drops from last year's pandemic boom

Japanese video game maker Nintendo says its profit dropped 19% in the first half of its fiscal year
November 4, 2021, 5:11 PM
Nintendo's profit drops from last year's pandemic boom
November 4, 2021, 12:17 PM

High gas prices begin to stabilize

Drivers have been offered some relief after weeks of rising gas prices, with the national average only going up by 2 cents since last week — the smallest weekly increase in a month.
November 4, 2021, 12:17 PM
High gas prices begin to stabilize
1 month ago

Striking John Deere workers vote against new contract

Members of the United Auto Workers Union voted Tuesday against a tentative agreement that would have ended the ongoing strike of more than 10,000 John Deere workers.
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Striking John Deere workers vote against new contract
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World’s biggest shipper Maersk reports 68% rise in revenue

The world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A
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Feds: Man used virus relief loan to buy $57,000 Pokemon card

Federal authorities say a Georgia man has pleaded guilty to illegally obtaining a coronavirus relief loan and using more than $57,000 of the money to buy a collectable Pokemon card
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Asia shares slip despite signs of optimism on global economy

Asian shares are slipping, despite recent signs of optimism about the global economy, including recent rallies on Wall Street
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US jobless claims drop to pandemic low of 281,000

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a pandemic low last week, another sign that the job market and economy continue to recover from last year’s coronavirus recession
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By the numbers: Preschool enrollment plunges to 25-year low

A look at the plummeting rates of preschool enrollment during the 2020-2021 school year and the lasting impact on young children.
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By the numbers: Preschool enrollment plunges to 25-year low
1 month ago

Indiana city offers stand-in 'grandparents' to new residents

A new incentive program to attract remote workers to Greensburg, Indiana, includes stand-in ”grandparents” and cash incentives for those who move to the rural city within the next six to 12 months
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City offers stand-in 'grandparents' to new residents
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Supply chain problems forcing small businesses to change how they operate

The current supply chain shortage has taken a toll on small businesses that rely on imported materials.
1 month ago
Supply chain shortages forcing small business to change how they operate
1 month ago

Tips and tricks to take advantage of massive price hikes

ABC News' Phil Lipof has helpful tips as some of the nation's largest consumer product companies have announced price hikes.
1 month ago
Tips and tricks to take advantage of massive price hikes
1 month ago

How the wedding industry in Asheville, North Carolina, survived during COVID-19

During the pandemic, the wedding industry had to find new ways for people to celebrate their union
1 month ago
How the wedding industry in Asheville, North Carolina, survived during COVID-19
1 month ago

Record number of people are quitting their jobs

About 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the workforce, left their jobs in August, with many citing a career change and better hours as reasons why.
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Record number of people are quitting their jobs
1 month ago

Prices hit new highs

A backlog in shipping and increased demand are blamed for some of the highest prices in years on everything from gas to groceries. ABC’s Elizabeth Schulze reports.
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Prices hit new highs
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Vaccine mandates create conflict with defiant workers

Some workers quit their jobs, defying what they call intrusive vaccine mandates.
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Proctor and Gamble announces higher prices

Proctor and Gamble is the latest in a growing list of companies to announce price hikes on many household staples in response to mounting problems with the supply chain.
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Proctor and Gamble announces higher prices
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Child tax credit tussle reflects debate over work incentives

President Joe Biden and leading Democratic lawmakers, including Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLauro, have been fighting to make permanent a child tax credit that would give families at least $300 a month per child
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Supply chain crisis leads to price jumps

Ahead of the holiday season, companies are pushing to get products off backlogged ships and onto shelves.
1 month ago
Supply chain crisis leads to price jumps
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10,000 John Deere employees are latest US workers to strike in tightening economy

United Auto Workers union members in 14 locations went on strike against the farm and construction equipment maker over a contract dispute one week after 1,400 Kellogg's workers walked off the job.
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10,000 John Deere employees are latest US workers to strike in tightening economy
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Social Security payments to increase by 6%

The bump will put about $90 more a month into the accounts of recipients, with increased benefits beginning in late December and early January.
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Social Security payments to increase by 6%
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Thousands of workers go on strike

John Deere employees hit the picket lines in three states, nurses in California and Oregon vote to strike over working conditions and Kellogg’s union workers protest long hours.
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Thousands of workers go on strike
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America on strike as workers threaten to walk off jobs

Some 60,000 film and television workers threatened to leave their job Monday and 10,000 John Deere workers walked the picket line in three states.
1 month ago
America on strike as workers threaten to walk off jobs
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Supply chain issues could cause shortages into next year

Major retail CEOs are warning customers they could run out of their best-selling products ahead of the holiday season due to shipping issues and labor shortages brought on by the pandemic.
1 month ago
Supply chain issues could cause shortages into next year
1 month ago

The global supply chain crisis is having an impact on store shelves nationwide

From furniture to toys, the supply chain issue may last well into the new year.
1 month ago
The global supply chain crisis is having an impact on store shelves nationwide
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Holiday shopping could be in trouble due to supply chain problems: Bolton

Diane Swonk and Deirdre Bolton discuss the supply chain crisis on “This Week.”
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Holiday shopping could be in trouble due to supply chain problems: Bolton