Walgreens pharmacy workers plan walkout in U.S. stores

Business By Reuters Published October. 7 a.m. 2023, 4:27 a.m. ET Employees at some Walgreens stores in the United States, including pharmacists, technicians and support staff, are planning a walkout between Monday and Wednesday, CNN reported Friday, citing an organizer. Some employees plan to opt out for a day, while others plan to close their … Read more

Job growth accelerates, but Americans still think the economy is bad

If a healthy employment environment is the cornerstone of a healthy economy, then why do so many people still think the situation is terrible? The answer is inflation, which, although its annual rate is falling, remains far higher than most people can bear. “Sometimes aggregate economic statistics don’t reflect what people experience on a daily … Read more

Powerball jackpot stands at approximately $1.4 billion for tonight’s drawing

Erik Verduzco/AP Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot was $1.4 billion, the third-largest prize in Powerball history. CNN — Lottery players have the chance to win big tonight, with the Powerball jackpot rising to around $1.4 billion for Saturday’s drawing after there was no big winner on Wednesday. The jackpot will have a cash value of approximately … Read more

UAW, Mack Trucks workers to vote on deal

UAW members are preparing to vote on a labor agreement with Volvo Group-owned Mack Trucks. These workers hope they can get benefits similar to those their colleagues expect from Detroit automakers. But Mack Trucks — which is offering 19 percent pay raises, ratification bonuses, increased corporate 401(k) payments and other perks — isn’t in the … Read more

Dow Jones futures: what to do after an upward movement; Nvidia leads 11 new purchases

Dow Jones futures will open Sunday evening, along with S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures. X After some difficulties for much of the week, the new stock market rally took an upward direction on Friday. Major indexes saw an upward reversal and a number of stocks issued buy signals. NVIDIA shares, Metaplatforms (META), Arista Networks (A … Read more