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Dow crests 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transition

The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as progress in the development of coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin kept investors in a buying mood.

U.K. signs trade deal with Canada to prepare for Brexit

LONDON — The U.K. signed an interim trade deal with Canada on Saturday, giving it more time to negotiate future trading rules as the British government prepares the country for business life outside the European Union.

EU gives upbeat assessment of state of Brexit trade talks

BRUSSELS — The European Union on Friday issued one of its most upbeat assessments of the state of post-Brexit trade negotiations, as the talks face an ever tighter deadline for a deal to enter into force for the start of the new year.

Stocks drift amid investors’ tug of war between hope, fear

U.S. stocks were drifting in mixed trading on Thursday, as Wall Street’s tug of war continues between worries about the worsening pandemic in the present and optimism that a vaccine will rescue the economy in the future.

US jobless claims rise to 742,000; millions to lose aid

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose last week to 742,000, the first increase in five weeks and a sign that the resurgent viral outbreak is likely slowing the economy and forcing more companies to cut jobs.

Spokane economists: Regional recovery will depend on vaccine, stimulus

As the region slowly rebounds from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic that caused businesses to temporarily close and companies cut jobs, local economists on Tuesday said a COVID-19 vaccine or second federal stimulus package will be the key to a full economic recovery.

US casinos recovering from virus, but challenges remain

America's casinos are recovering from months of closures necessitated by the coronavirus outbreak, having regained 81% of the gambling revenue they saw in the third quarter of last year, the casinos' trade association said Monday.