• September jobs report misses expectations with just 194,000 new payrolls amid Delta slowdown

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    A Now Hiring sign hangs near the entrance to a Winn-Dixie Supermarket on September 21, 2021 in Hallandale, Florida.
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    The US added 194,000 jobs in September, badly missing the 500,000-payroll estimate and slowing even further from dismal August hiring.
    The unemployment rate fell to 4.8% from 5.2%, a beat of estimates.
    The report signals job creation worsened last month as the Delta wave reached its peak.
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  • Wyoming's crypto-backing senator Cynthia Lummis bought the bitcoin dip and loaded up on $50,000-100,000: filing

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Wyoming Republican Sen. Cynthia Lummis bought bitcoin following a slide in the price, an SEC filing showed Thursday.
    The Sen. purchased $50,001-100,000 of bitcoin on August 16, when it was around $45,000.
    Lummis is trying to make Wyoming the most crypto-friendly state in the US.
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    Wyoming Republican Senator Cynthia Lummis has added to her bitcoin holdings, almost doubling the amount she already owned, reflecting that the crypto-friendly politician has a personal stake in the...
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