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U.S. adds solid 531,000 jobs in October, but Americans still not flocking back to labor market

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Companies stepped up hiring efforts in October and added a solid 531,000 jobs, but the biggest labor shortage in decades is still holding back an economic recovery and adding to the largest surge in inflation in three decades. See full story.

Here’s the factor that mattered most to driving stocks — and it sure wasn’t interest rates

In a week when central bank actions have dominated the headlines, from the Fed's tapering to the Bank of England blindsiding markets by standing pat, it's worth taking a step back as to how much rates really matter. See full story.

Peloton stock tanks on weak holiday forecast, CFO admits ‘we underestimated the reopening impact on our company’

Peloton Interactive Inc. executives provided a weaker than expected holiday forecast Thursday and reduced expectations for the full year, sending shares on a steep decline. See full story.

A major crypto exchange’s CEO is set on holding Shiba Inu crypto long term despite its recent tumble. Here’s why

Ether ETHUSD hit a record high at $4,669 on Wednesday, while the cryptocurrency has gained 11% over the past seven days. Bitcoin BTCUSD recorded a 3.35% gain over the past seven days. See full story.

People are having a cow over CNN’s ’12 gallons of milk a week’ segment — here’s why

'Congratulations to milk for being today's main character,' one user tweeted. See full story.

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You risk being underpaid. Passion-seeking also perpetuates overwork that fuels burnout. See full story.

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