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: Court upholds Houston hospital’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy: ‘Every employment includes limits on the worker’s behavior’

06/14/2021

A Texas hospital system’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for employees can stand after a federal judge on Saturday dismissed a closely watched lawsuit from workers refusing to get the shot.

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: NATO expected to toughen G-7 stance on China

06/14/2021

President Joe Biden takes part on Monday in a summit of NATO in Brussels, where the alliance members could for the first time deem China a security risk.

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The Fed: Don’t be fooled by some of the hawkish sounds coming out of the Fed this week

06/14/2021

The Fed may make some hawkish-sounding statements next week but they remain doves at heart and in practice, economists said Friday.

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NewsWatch: Infrastructure talks are faltering but these energy and EV stocks can still benefit from Biden’s plan, Citi says

06/14/2021

In our call of the day, Citi strategists looked at the prospects for Biden’s infrastructure plans and the stocks that are likely to benefit.

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Rex Nutting: One chart that shows housing isn’t heading for another disaster

06/14/2021

Homeowners' equity is the highest in 31 years, providing a cushion in case prices flatten or fall.

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Metals Stocks: Gold futures skid 1.4% as investors wrestle with inflation outlook

06/14/2021

Gold futures head sharply lower Monday morning, with prices under heavy selling pressure despite lower-bound bond yields and a weaker dollar, ahead of an important meeting of the Federal Reserve.

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Market Snapshot: Here’s what the market wants — and doesn’t want — to hear from Powell on inflation at Fed meeting

06/14/2021

Transitory, or not transitory? Therein lies the question that the Federal Reserve needs to answer on Wednesday, at the conclusion of the FOMC's two-day gathering.

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Encore: Shoring up Supplemental Security Income would help many of the nation’s poorest

06/14/2021

SSI, a relatively forgotten program, was enacted in 1972 and has withered

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: Consumers find shortages and higher prices as COVID-impacted supply chains shift for recovery

06/14/2021

Companies have reported low levels of inventory, pallets and other items.

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Futures Movers: Oil kicks off week with gains on demand optimism

06/14/2021

Oil futures rise on optimism over reviving global demand as the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

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