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U.S. consumer spending rose a moderate 1.4% in September

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2020

U.S. consumers increased their spending by 1.4% in September, a modest gain but far less than the big increases of late spring, adding to concerns that Americans remain cautious with the viral pandemic resurging across the country and impeding the economy.
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U.S. wages and benefits grow at sluggish pace amid pandemic

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2020

U.S. consumers increased their spending by 1.4% in September, a modest gain but far less than the big increases of late spring, adding to concerns that Americans remain cautious with the viral pandemic resurging across the country and impeding the economy.
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Scaled-back Thanksgiving plans leave turkey farmers in limbo

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2020

Millions of Americans are expected to have scaled-down celebrations amid the pandemic, heeding official warnings against travel and large indoor gatherings. That leaves anxious turkey farmers and grocers scrambling to predict what people will want on their holiday tables.
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Fair housing groups: Redfin ‘redlines’ minority communities

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2020

Several fair housing organizations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit Thursday, saying the online real estate broker offers fewer services to homebuyers and sellers in minority communities — a type of digital redlining that has depressed home values and exacerbated historic injustice in the housing market.

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