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Below please find daily updates pertaining to the latest in financial, business, and tax news:

WSJ.com: US Business

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine for Kids Was Safe and 90.7% Effective, Companies Say

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

U.S. health regulators are expected to weigh in soon on the evidence for giving the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to children 5 to 11 years old....

Google Charges More than Twice Its Rivals in Ad Deals, Unredacted Suit Says

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

The suit by state attorneys general sheds new light on how the search giant profits from its commanding position in the internet economy....

Apple's Privacy Change Is Hitting Tech and E-Commerce Companies

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

Apps in which many users have opted out of being tracked are getting less data on consumers’ habits and interests and can’t target ads at users as effectively....

Carvana Faces Consumer Complaints, Government Scrutiny and Fines

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

Some buyers report months-long delays getting paperwork and other problems; Carvana says it remains committed to improvement...

Silicon Valley Giants Built an Open Culture. Now Workers Are Holding Them to It.

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

More internal debates and critiques of technology companies such as Facebook, Google and Apple are spilling out into public view...

Fed Imposes New Restrictions on Officials' Investment Activities

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Rules prohibiting trading of individual stocks and bonds, when officials can buy diversified securities, follow revelations of active trading last year as the Fed responded to Covid-19....

Jobless Claims Fall to Pandemic Low Behind Tight Labor Market

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

Worker filings for initial unemployment benefits decreased to 290,000 last week from a revised 296,000 a week earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday....

U.S. Home Sales Jumped 7% in September

Thu, Oct 21, 2021

A late-summer dip in mortgage rates and the continued hunt for more space to work at home spurred an uptick in demand, housing analysts said....

Sinema's Opposition Stymies Democrats' Tax-Increase Plans

Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Senate Democrats are considering abandoning central tax elements of their social policy and climate package, as a key senator continues to oppose any increase in marginal rates for businesses, high-income individuals or capital gains....

Santa Claus Is Coming—-But He'll Skip Some Stores

Fri, Oct 22, 2021

Americans have big shopping lists but face emptier shelves and less help this shopping season amid supply-chain and hiring woes....