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Companies Begin Black Friday Deals Early As Supply Chain Concerns Persist

If you think you jumped through time after seeing boatloads of Black Friday deals, you're not crazy. Major companies such as Amazon, Best Buy, and Target have announced Black Friday sales that are starting in October. There are a number of reasons companies are pushing up their sales, from consumer preferences to the ongoing supply chain difficulties that could cause inflation and product shortages.
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U.S. Economy Adds Just 194,000 Jobs In September, Unemployment Falls To 4.8%

A report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the economy continues to struggle amid the pandemic, as just 194,000 jobs were added in the month of September. This is a large decrease from the 366,000 jobs that were added in August, and far off the mark of the expected job growth of 500,000. Additionally, unemployment rates dropped to a total of 4.8%.
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US Restaurant Workers Demanding Livable Wages Amid Reopenings 

America’s restaurant industry has opened up for business, however, a majority of staffers in these eateries are still coping with the hardships of the Covid-19 pandemic, its economic impact, and the responsibility of enforcing health and safety protocols on angry customers for small wages. 

Johnson & Johnson Claim Booster Shots Will Increase Immune Response 

Johnson & Johnson reported this week that booster doses of its one-shot Covid-19 vaccine generated a big spike in antibodies. Individuals who received a booster shot six to eight months after their initial J&J shots say their antibodies “increase nine-fold higher than 28 days after the first shot,” Johnson & Johnson said.
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Weekly Jobless Claims In US Hit 18-Month Low

The Labor Department revealed this week that weekly jobless claims have decreased to almost pre-pandemic levels. People on state unemployment have also hit March 2020 levels when the pandemic was initially starting and shutting down multiple businesses.