Thursday's economy & business stories


Hope King
Nov 18, 2021 - Economy & Business

Retailers take another page from Amazon's playbook

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

NBC retains English Premier League rights in 6-year deal

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Streaming growth stalls

Sweetgreen stock soars after its IPO, valued at $5.5 billion

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Sara Fischer
Nov 18, 2021 - Technology

Facebook makes it easier for advertisers to avoid sensitive topics

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Inflation explained in 3 charts

The Sweetgreen premium

British utility SSE defies Elliott, won't spin off businesses

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Trump deal could spark SPAC crackdown

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Fintwits goes mainstream

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Inflation turns Biden's Fed decision upside down

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Bank of England's interest rates intrigue

Bank of England seal.
Photo: Simon Dawson/Getty Images

CEOs join the Great Resignation

Crypto co-stars with Hollywood

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Photo illustration: Annelise Capossela. Photo: Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images

"Where did you rent that?"

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Lawmakers introduce bill aimed at crypto reporting rules in infrastructure package

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Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Axios
Updated Nov 18, 2021 - Economy & Business

Deere workers end strike after approving new contract

  At truck hauls a piece of John Deere equipment from the factory past workers picketing outside of the John Deere Davenport Works facility on October 15, 2021 in Davenport, Iowa.
Factory workers picket outside of the John Deere Davenport Works facility in Davenport, Iowa, in October. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch criticizes Trump for staying "focused on the past"

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch at the Sun Valley Resort of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 10, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Democratic senators grill Powell on plan for inflation

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is seen walking through the Hart Senate Office Building.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell walks through the Hart Senate Office Building last month. Photo: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Biden letting Fed chair pick drag out

White House to publicize requests to break "buy American" rule

President Biden is seen standing on the door sill of an electric Hummer while visiting at GM assembly plant in Michigan.
President Biden takes GMC Hummer EV on a test drive Wednesday as he visits a General Motors assembly plant in Detroit. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images