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Dow Futures Dive Near 500 Points, Evergrande Fears Mount—and What Else Is Happening in the Stock Market Today   
September 20, 2021
Source: Barron's - The highly indebted Chinese property giant has debt obligations due this week it can't pay. Investors are worried about spillover into the wider financial market.
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Let's Celebrate Ola's All-women Factory, But That's Just a Start   
September 20, 2021
Source: Entrepreneur - Female workforce participation in India ranks among the lowest out of 131 countries, according to International Labour Organization
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Fed to reveal new projections with investors on alert for rate liftoff timing   
September 20, 2021
Source: Reuters on MSN.com - U.S. Federal Reserve officials will lay bare how soon and how often they think the economy will need interest rates rises over the next three years when they release new forecasts at their policy meeting on Wednesday,
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BA-Owner IAG Not Planning to Tap Investors for Funds - Sunday Times   
September 19, 2021
Source: U.S. News & World Report - British Airways owner IAG is not planning to raise billions of euros from shareholders to get the company through the extended COVID-19 crisis, its chief executive Luis Gallego told The Sunday Times.
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Exclusive: U.S. trade official called India's Mastercard ban 'draconian' - emails   
September 19, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - A senior U.S. trade official privately criticised India's July decision to ban Mastercard Inc from issuing new cards, calling it a "draconian" move that caused "panic", according to U.S. government emails seen by Reuters.
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U.K. Minister Says ‘No Immediate Concern’ on Gas Supplies   
September 19, 2021
Source: YAHOO!Finance - There’s “no immediate concern” about fuel supplies running short for consumers in the U.K., Conservative MP Alok Sharma said Sunday. Sharma, president of the COP26 climate initiative, also told Sky News that...
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‘The pay is absolute crap’: Child-care workers are quitting rapidly, a red flag for the economy   
September 19, 2021
Source: Washington Post - Child care employment is still down more than 126,000 positions as workers leave for higher-paying positions as bank tellers, administrative assistants and retail clerks. Parents are struggling to return to work as daycare and...
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3 Changes to Social Security You Probably Didn't Know About   
September 19, 2021
Source: Nasdaq - Here, we'll look at three changes to Social Security you probably didn't know about. In the most recent update from the Social Security Administration, the outlook for its combined trust fund is said to have worsened since 2020.
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Puerto Rico’s progress still stalled four years after Maria   
September 19, 2021
Source: NBC News - Puerto Rico, four years after Hurricane Maria, is stalled on reconstruction in major areas as it grapples with bankruptcy and debt amid Covid.
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Goldman Sachs says to buy these 17 stocks that are poised to continue out-growing their peers regardless of shocks to the economy   
September 19, 2021
Source: Business Insider - Goldman Sachs says investors are worried about slowing growth and higher taxes, so they'll keep flocking to strong and steady earners.
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