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Amazon plans to lay off more than 10,000 workers. Its CEO just defended the hiring spree that caused the cuts

fortune.com Amazon plans to lay off more than 10,000 workers. Its CEO just defended the hiring spree that caused the cuts Amazon isn’t sorry about years of explosive growth and…

Family Vacations That Are Worth The Investment

forbes.com A holiday resort vacation is the holiday memory every family dreams of making. However, holiday travel can be stressful, with higher rates for resort packages and air…

Be Skeptical About The Headlines On Black Friday Holiday Weekend Retail

forbes.com December kicked off with upbeat news that a record number of Americans went shopping over Thanksgiving weekend, starting with Black Friday and ending on Cyber Monday. “The…

Costco Reports November 2022 Sales

forbes.com Costco reported November sales that were below expectations. Sales increased 5.7 percent to $19.17 billion from $18.13 billion a year ago. For the 12 weeks ended November…

Hawaii volcano eruption boosts Big Island tourism during slow season

foxbusiness.com The recent eruption of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano has boosted tourism for the Big Island town during what is typically a slow time of the year. The Associated Press reported…

The S&P 500 is on the cusp of breaking through a level that might spell the end of the bear market

marketwatch.com The stock market has sputtered at times over the past three weeks, but Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s statements Wednesday prompted the S&P 500 SPX, The benchmark…

Obama gibes Herschel Walker on werewolves and "imaginary whooping"

newsweek.com Former President Barack Obama was in Georgia Thursday campaigning for Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock ahead of the state's runoff election, taking time on stage to mock…

Hawaii eruption brings tourism boon during slow season

apnews.com HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The spectacle of glowing-hot lava spewing from Hawaii's Mauna Loa has drawn thousands of visitors and is turning into a tourism boon for this Big Island…

The Best Pie Shop in Every State

247wallst.com Who doesn’t love pie? Apparently, Americans love it a lot. The American Pie Council (yes, there such a group) estimates that 186 million units or $700 million worth of pies…

Will California gift-giving slump as optimism dips 8 of the past 11 months?

siliconvalley.com “Crash, correction or chill” looks at economic and real estate trends that offer hints about how deep housing’s troubles may be. Buzz: California consumers continue to be…

GivingTuesday raises record $3.1B for charities in tough economy

cbsnews.com GivingTuesday raised a record $3.1 billion in 24 hours for charitable causes in the U.S. earlier this week, as the event that started as a hashtag in 2012 celebrated its…

Fact Check: Claims of Secret Service conspiracy as Biden's cars catch fire

newsweek.com Five vehicles rented by the Secret Service were damaged by fire in Nantucket, Massachusetts on Monday, November 28, less than 24 hours after the agency returned them to…

Diversify Your Portfolio With Bitcoin (BTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), And..

cryptodaily.co.uk Bitcoin (BTC), Dogecoin (DOGE), and The Hideaways (HDWY) are three cryptocurrencies that can help you diversify your holdings and lower your overall cryptocurrency-related…

American Airlines Pilots Union Says Deal With Isom Helped Holiday Ops

forbes.com Like its peers, American Airlines declared victory after the Thanksgiving Day weekend, saying air travel – under a microscope after early summer slowdowns – went smoothly.…

Sam Bankman-Fried: FTX Would Be More Stable if CZ Stayed Silent

blockworks.co Sam Bankman-Fried: FTX Would Be More Stable if CZ Stayed Silent Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is saying a lot these days, but can we believe him? FTX founder Sam…

Amazon's Upbeat Holiday Weekend Bodes Well for Retail

fool.com During times of uncertainty, investors appreciate any upbeat news that could signal the economy is doing better than expected. To this end, Amazon (AMZN 4.46%) gave…

Amazon Sees Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend in 2022

coinspeaker.com Ibukun is a crypto/finance writer interested in passing relevant information, using non-complex words to reach all kinds of audience. Apart from writing, she likes to see…

GM's trying to fix the worst part of buying an electric car by turning an old Target into a new kind of call center

businessinsider.com GM is hoping to snatch up more electric car market share by helping new EV owners and potential buyers understand the vehicles with a new call center. GM GM has opened a…

How the Middle-Class Dining Room Revolutionized Domestic Life

mises.org Mises Wire How the Middle-Class Dining Room Revolutionized Domestic LifeTags World History Chances are that many families and friends gathering for Thanksgiving dinner this…

Axios Finish Line: A flood of gratitude from coast to coast

axios.com This article originally appeared in Axios Finish Line, our nightly newsletter on life, leadership and wellness. Sign up here. Hundreds of Axios readers sent us reflections…

Thanksgiving week travel expected to be almost as busy as pre-pandemic levels

latimes.com Thanksgiving week travel expected to be almost as busy as pre-pandemic levels Thanksgiving week has always been the busiest travel season of the year, and experts expect the…

‘Green Wednesday’ Cannabis Sales Jump More Than 15% From Last Year, Second Busiest Day of 2022 After 4/20

247wallst.com Cannabis is quickly joining turkey, pumpkin pie and cornucopia as Thanksgiving totem. According to business intelligence firm Akerna (US:KERN), cannabis sales for the…

Amazon says these items led to record sales over Thanksgiving weekend

nypost.com Amazon said on Wednesday it recorded its biggest ever Thanksgiving weekend this year as shoppers, undeterred by inflation, scooped up everything from New Balance sneakers to…

GivingTuesday raises $3.1B for charities in tough economy

apnews.com NEW YORK (AP) — GivingTuesday raised a record $3.1 billion in 24 hours for charitable causes in the U.S. earlier this week, as the event that started as a hashtag in 2012…

Amazon CEO says he doesn’t regret hiring spree as company starts layoffs

foxbusiness.com Amazon.com Inc. CEO Andy Jassy said he doesn’t regret the hiring spree the company went on in recent years even as the tech giant is now conducting one of the largest rounds…

People Hate Inflation, but Unemployment Is Worse

youtube.com Happy Thanksgiving Compound Nation! You asked for WAYT as a podcast (in addition to the YouTube livestream), so we're giving it a try! Let us know what you think. Join…

Conspiracies Sprout After 5 Cars Rented By Biden’s Secret Security Detail Burst Into Flames

forbes.com Less than a day after President Joe Biden left Nantucket following his Thanksgiving weekend, five Hertz rental cars hired by his Secret Service detail burst into flames in…

Amazon says it had its biggest Thanksgiving shopping weekend

foxbusiness.com Amazon said Wednesday it had its biggest ever Thanksgiving holiday shopping weekend, aided by a record number of consumers looking for deals online amid high inflation. The…

How small businesses can capitalize on the holiday shopping frenzy using social media marketing

businessinsider.com Holiday shopping reached record highs this Thanksgiving weekend, here's how small businesses can capitalize on the craze. SpicyTruffel/Getty Images Holiday shopping rose…

Amazon touts record sales over holiday shopping weekend

cnbc.com Amazon on Wednesday touted record-breaking sales over the five-day shopping period that began Thanksgiving Day and ended on Cyber Monday. - Third-party data tracking online…

Five economic trends we're grateful for

axios.com It's been a dramatic year for economic news: high inflation, the fastest rate increases in decades, swooning markets and widespread recession fears. Yes, but: Surveying the…

Thanksgiving dinner 2022: Consumers face double-digit price increases

foxbusiness.com The cost of the annual Thanksgiving feast is expected to take a major bite out of consumer budgets with prices of some staples showing double-digit percentage increases.…

Fury as man buys first-class seats for his kids but not fiancée's children

newsweek.com Parental favoritism can be quite common, particularly when it comes to biological children versus stepchildren. Online commenters have sided with a woman who refused to…

Jasmine Pace missing in Tennessee amid phone and social media puzzles

newsweek.com A 22-year-old Tennessee woman has been reported missing and the details surrounding her disappearance have sparked confusion and concern. The Dade County Sheriff's Office…

Amazon records biggest ever Thanksgiving shopping weekend By Reuters

investing.com Breaking News (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) said on Wednesday it recorded its biggest ever Thanksgiving weekend this year as shoppers, undeterred by inflation,…

Amazon records biggest ever Thanksgiving shopping weekend

reuters.com Nov 30 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Wednesday it recorded its biggest ever Thanksgiving weekend this year as shoppers, undeterred by inflation, scooped up…

Mortgage rates fall for the third straight week, but demand still drops further

cnbc.com The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($647,200 or less) decreased last week to 6.49% from 6.67%. - Mortgage…

Walmart, Aldi, Lidl trim Thanksgiving prices amid soaring inflation

foxbusiness.com Grocers and retailers are pitching in to ease the inflationary burden of putting a Thanksgiving feast on the table. Some stores are offering free turkeys and even issued…

This Kit Lets You Recreate Buddy The Elf's Spaghetti At Home

forbes.com Now that we’ve given Thanksgiving its time to shine and we’ve worked our way through all those turkey leftovers, we can focus on Christmas and all the fun traditions that…

Transforming old cardboard boxes into insulation nets CleanFiber $10 million round

techcrunch.com It’s the middle of the holiday season here in the U.S., that magical time between Thanksgiving and Christmas when stores are packed with bodies and porches are piled with…

Perspective

washingtonpost.com I love Thanksgiving. It’s not only the quintessential American holiday, but it also reminds my wife and me how thankful we are that the United States took in all eight of…

The Hotel Inside the Bass Pro Shops Inside the Pyramid

wsj.com MEMPHIS, Tenn.—I settled into one of the giant black rocking chairs on the screened-in porch in my room at Big Cypress Lodge a few hours after check in. Rushing waterfalls…

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axios.com High costs and ubiquitous logistical headaches aren't slowing down Americans' holiday travel. Driving the news: Airports and airlines are bracing for crowds and looking to…

Two boys, 11, shot dead on hunting trips around Thanksgiving

newsweek.com Two eleven-year-old boys were shot dead in separate incidents on hunting trips during the week of Thanksgiving. The first incident occurred the weekend before Thanksgiving…

Native Americans push Thankstaking to reshape a U.S. myth

axios.com "Thankstaking," the Native American-influenced alternative to Thanksgiving, has become more noticeable in the U.S. amid a racial reckoning. Why it matters: Indigenous tribes…

5 cars Joe Biden's Secret Service rented in Nantucket burst into flames a day after they were returned: report

businessinsider.com President Joe Biden. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Five cars rented by the Secret Service in Nantucket burst into flames a day after being returned. The cars were used by…

Black Friday Weekend Drew Millions of Shoppers Back to Stores

wsj.com More shoppers flocked to stores over the Thanksgiving weekend compared with last year, a sign that many consumers are returning to their prepandemic shopping behavior.…

Travel

foxbusiness.com Airbnb is updating its booking platform to display total prices, including cleaning fees, which has been a source of contention for some travelers. After digging up a…

Buy Now Pay Later Revenue Up 78% Amid Historic Inflation on Black Friday

247wallst.com This year’s inflation surge to a 40-year high failed to suppress the iconic Black Friday. Setting a new record of $9.12 billion in sales last Friday, the discount bonanza…

Thanksgiving Air Travel Lagged 2019 Despite Rebound in Flying

bloomberg.com Thanksgiving Air Travel Lagged 2019 Despite Rebound in Flying Bloomberg

Holiday Travel Ramps Up, But Covid-19 Continues To Threaten Patients’ Cognitive Health

forbes.com During the Thanksgiving weekend, shoppers have ordered trending items from DoorDash and other delivery service apps: potatoes, pie, and cold relief medication. This year,…

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