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Social Business Law, the first step for the new economy   
October 16, 2021
Source: SFGate - The existence of a legal framework on social enterprises in Mexico will not only help those that are already operating to be more efficient and grow, but also for the new ones to promote a new economy.
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Retail sales climb despite rising prices, supply issues   
October 16, 2021
Source: Seattle Times - Americans continued to spend at a solid clip in September even while facing sticker shock in grocery aisles, car lots and restaurants as snarled global supply chains slow the flow of goods.
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Baby boomers are snatching houses out of the hands of millennials   
October 16, 2021
Source: Business Insider on MSN.com - Baby boomers and millennials are in a housing war. A Zillow report lays out how boomers are winning, and it's really not even close.
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Study defends legalisation of prostitution in Portugal   
October 16, 2021
Source: The Portugal News - A study by a researcher at the University of Minho (UMinho) defends the legalisation of prostitution in Portugal.
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Elon Musk Gets Almost $13 Billion Richer In One Week As Tesla Stock Hits 8-Month High   
October 16, 2021
Source: Forbes - The world’s richest person widened the gap on the competition after awarding Jeff Bezos a tongue-in-cheek silver medal.
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How The Energy Sector Fared In The Third Quarter   
October 16, 2021
Source: Forbes - The energy sector started out the third quarter in retreat, but came roaring back in September. Here are how the sectors performed for the quarter.
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Social Security's 5.9% Raise Isn't All Good News   
October 16, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - This week, the Social Security Administration announced that seniors will be in line for a 5.9% COLA in 2022. That's a major improvement from the 1.3% they received for 2021. Or is it' A giant COLA might seem like a wonderful...
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Foreclosures on the rise as pandemic-era government mortgage bailout programs expire   
October 16, 2021
Source: Detroit Free Press - Mortgage lenders began the foreclosure process on 25,209 properties in the third quarter, according to mortgage data firm ATTOM. Foreclosures increased 67% from a year ago and 32% compared with the second quarter as pandemic-era...
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UN Agencies regret the death of persons on the move in Latin America, and stand ready to accompany a coordinated regional response   
October 16, 2021
Source: UNHCR - UN Agencies deeply regret the shipwreck in Acandí, Colombia, on October 11 of a vessel carrying around 30 people headed to Panama. Colombian authorities reported that three people lost their lives in the tragedy and...
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Southwest Airlines pilots did not walk out on our passengers. We were stranded, too.   
October 16, 2021
Source: Yahoo - These cancellations weren't in protest over vaccines, and we didn't leave our customers stranded. Pilots have been sounding the alarm for months.
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