Fiscal stimulus powers U.S. economy in 2021 to its best performance since 1984

Fourth-quarter GDP increases at 6.9% rate Inventory investment accounts for bulk of growth Economy grows 5.7% in 2021 Weekly jobless claims fall 30,000 to 260,000 WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The US economy notched its strongest growth in nearly four decades in 2021 after the government pumped trillions of dollars in COVID-19 relief, and is … Read more

Apple to require employee proof of COVID-19 booster -The Verge

A woman is reflected in the logo of an Apple store in San Francisco, California, U.S., August 21, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Check in Jan 15 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will require retail and corporate employees to provide proof of a COVID-19 booster shot, The Verge … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Biden vaccine-or-test policy for large businesses

A court with a conservative majority divided on the two cases Blocking policy applied to companies with more than 100 employees Vaccines required at facilities that take Medicare, Medicaid WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccination or testing mandate for big business – a policy … Read more