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US weekly jobless claims fall to nine-month low; productivity speeds up

Weekly jobless claims fall by 3,000 to 183,000 Continuing claims decrease by 11,000 to 1.655 million Productivity accelerates at a rate of 3.0% in the fourth quarter Unit labor costs increase at a rate of 1.1% WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a nine-month …

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Exclusive: Electric vehicle maker Rivian to cut 6% of jobs amid price war – internal memo

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Rivian Automotive (RIVN.O) is laying off 6% of its workforce in a bid to cut costs as the electric vehicle maker, already struggling with dwindling cash reserves and an economy weak, is preparing for a full-scale industry-price war. The company is focusing its resources on ramping up vehicle production …

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Adani drops $2.5bn share sale in blow to Indian tycoon

NEW DELHI, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Gautam Adani’s flagship company on Wednesday called off its $2.5 billion share sale in a dramatic reversal as the rout sparked by criticism from a U.S. short seller erased billions more of the value of the Indian tycoon’s shares. The withdrawal of the Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) stock offering marks …

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Adani loses Asia’s richest crown as stock rout worsens to $84bn

BENGALURU, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Shares in Indian tycoon Gautam Adani’s conglomerate plunged again on Wednesday as the rout of its companies deepened to $84 billion following a U.S. report on sellers at discovered, the billionaire also losing his title of richest in Asia. the person Wednesday’s stock losses saw Adani slip to 15th on …

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Exxon smashes the profits of Western oil majors with $56 billion in 2022

HOUSTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) posted net profit of $56 billion for 2022, the company said on Tuesday, bringing in around $6.3 million per hour last year and setting not just a corporate record, but a historic record for the Western oil industry. The oil majors are expected to break their …

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US seeks Tesla driver assistance documents; the company increases its investment forecast

WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) disclosed on Tuesday that the U.S. Justice Department had sought documents related to its self-driving (FSD) and Autopilot assistance systems as the regulatory scrutiny intensifies. The automaker said in a filing that it “has received requests from the DOJ for documents related to Tesla’s Autopilot and FSD …

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Exclusive: Bed Bath & Beyond is preparing to file for bankruptcy this week – sources

NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (BBBY.O) is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection as early as this week and has lined up liquidators to close additional stores unless a last-minute buyer emerges, four people familiar with the issue said Monday. The timing of any bankruptcy filing was in flux Monday …

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Crucial sale of Adani shares 85% subscribed as institutions inject funds

MUMBAI, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Indian billionaire Gautam Adani’s $2.5 billion share sale edged closer to full subscription on Tuesday as investors pumped in after a tumultuous week for his group in during which its shares were ravaged by a scathing report on short sellers. The secondary sale of shares in flagship Adani Enterprises (ADEL.NS) …

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