Author: Meg Richardson

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Glimmers of hope for airport retailers

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Drop-in Travel Causes Crisis for Airport Stores The sharp drop in air travel during the pandemic has battered airport stores and restaurants. Last year, global revenue …

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The rest of the week on Wall Street

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Economic Data The U.S. job openings for February was released April 6. Job openings in the U.S. were 6.9 million in January. Analysts expect that number …

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IonQ makes plans to go public

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IonQ Will Merge With dMY Technology Group Quantum computing startup IonQ is making plans to go public by merging with blank-check company dMY Technology Group (DMYI). …

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President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan

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Paying for the Plan The Biden administration introduced a $2 trillion infrastructure package. The spending plan, which will rebuild roads and tunnels, improve schools, and upgrade …

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KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell roll out text message ordering

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Yum Brands (YUM), which owns restaurant chains including KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, is acquiring an Israeli startup called Tictuk. With Tictuk’s technology, customers will …

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Amazon’s plans for brick-and-mortar grocery stores

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Amazon (AMZN) has been quietly launching a brick-and-mortar grocery store chain over the past year. The first Amazon Fresh location opened in Los Angeles in September. …

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US customers can now purchase Teslas with Bitcoin

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Elon Musk announced earlier this week that US customers can now purchase Tesla (TSLA) vehicles using bitcoin. International customers will be able to buy Teslas with …

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The housing market one year into the pandemic

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A Quick Review It has been just over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic altered innumerable aspects of daily life. Home sales all but dried up …