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Trade group: Connecticut could lag in regaining hotel jobs

Connecticut could lag behind most states in regaining hotel jobs lost during the coronavirus pandemic

Virus's impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

A commuter sits in an otherwise empty car as he waits for the 7:58 p.m. train to Hudson to leave Grand Central Terminal, in New York, in 2020. The share of employed people working from home rose shot up from just 22% in 2019 to 42% in 2020.  (Mary Altaffer/AP Photo)

The eruption of COVID-19  across the United States last year caused the proportion of people working from home to nearly double, with the shift most pronounced among college graduates and workers in such fields as finance and professional...

U.S.-China trade booms as if virus, tariffs never happened

The Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. Charisma container ship sails near the Yangshan Deepwater Port in Shanghai in April. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)

Eighteen months after the Trump administration signed the trade deal, the agreement has turned out to be a truce at best.


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Delta variant poses major risk to Biden's promises of swift economic comeback

President Biden discusses the economic recovery at the White House on July 19. (Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post)

Some leading forecasters beginning to rethink their extremely rosy projections

Wall Street rallies to record-breaking end of turbulent week

A board above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, Friday, July 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks rallied to records on Wall Street Friday, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the 35,000 level for the first time

Israel study: Pfizer shot just 39% effective in halting delta

Pfizer Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine was just 39% effective in keeping people from getting infected by the contagious delta variant in Israel in recent weeks, according to the country’s health ministry, but provided a strong shield against...