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The confusing job market: Tech and finance brace for the worst, retail is mixed, travel can’t hire fast enough

Passengers at an American Airlines gate at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport in Dallas. Scott Mlyn | CNBC It wasn’t long ago that Amazon, Shopify and Peloton doubled their workforces to manage through the pandemic surge, while Morgan Stanley staffed up to handle a record level of IPOs, and mortgage lenders added headcount as rock-bottom […]

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Molson Coors stock falls as company cites split in consumer spending on beer

A bottle of Molson Coors Brewing Co. Blue Moon brand beer Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images Molson Coors Beverage is seeing a split emerge among its customers as inflation hits their wallets: Some beer drinkers are trading down, while others are still shelling out for pricier six-packs. Shares of the beverage company closed […]

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Treasury yields climb to start August as investors weigh recession prospects

U.S. Treasury yields rose on Monday to begin August as investors continue to assess the prospects for an economic recession. At around 6:22 a.m. ET he yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was up at 2.658% while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond climbed to 3.02%. Yields move inversely to prices. The 2-year […]

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From legroom to airfare: How JetBlue’s takeover of Spirit could change air travel

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport. Paul Hennessy | LightRocket | Getty Images Spirit Airlines relented this week and agreed to sell itself to JetBlue Airways for $3.8 billion, hours after breaking off a merger agreement with Frontier Airlines that failed to win enough shareholder support. The […]

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JetBlue won the battle for Spirit. Now it has to win over Biden’s Justice Department

JetBlue Airlines and Spirit Airlines are seen on the departure board in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images JetBlue Airways finally won over Spirit Airlines with a $3.8 billion takeover deal. Now it needs to win over antitrust regulators. The New York-based airline […]

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JetBlue agrees to buy Spirit in $3.8 billion deal to create 5th-largest U.S. airline

LaGuardia International Airport Terminal A for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines in New York. Leslie Josephs | CNBC JetBlue Airways reached a deal to buy Spirit Airlines, hours after the discount carrier scrapped plans to merge with Frontier Airlines. JetBlue said it will pay $33.50 a share in cash for Spirit in a $3.8 billion deal. […]

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Spirit ends merger agreement with Frontier, continues takeover talks with JetBlue

A Frontier Airlines airplane taxis past a Spirit Airlines aircraft at Indianapolis International Airport in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images Spirit Airlines terminated its merger agreement with Frontier Airlines on Wednesday, months after a rival bid by JetBlue Airways marred the planned tie-up. The announcement ends a […]

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Spirit shareholder vote finally underway on Frontier deal clouded by rival JetBlue bid

A Frontier Airlines plane near a Spirit Airlines plane at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 16, 2022 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Spirit Airlines shareholders were finally voting Wednesday on a planned tie-up with Frontier Airlines, a deal that has been on the rocks following a rival bid from […]

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Boeing results fall short of estimates but manufacturer still expects to be cash flow positive this year

An aerial view of Boeing 777X and Boeing 737 MAX 10 airplanes parked at King County International Airport-Boeing Field, in Seattle, Washington, June 1, 2022. Lindsey Wasson | Reuters Boeing on Wednesday reported revenue and an adjusted loss that fell short of analysts’ estimates but the aircraft manufacturer stuck with its forecast to return to […]

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U.S. Treasury yields edge higher ahead of key Fed decision

U.S. Treasury yields pushed higher on Wednesday as investors geared up for a key policy decision from the Federal Reserve. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose 1 basis point to 2.8068% by 1:30 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond moved 2 basis points higher to 3.0284%. Yields move inversely to prices and […]