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Imperfect Foods Began As A ‘Granola, Mission-Oriented’ Startup Focused On Food Waste. Now It’s Busting Union Efforts, And Its Interim CEO Says It’s ‘Not A Sustainability Company.’ UPDATES

Imperfect Foods’ founders, Ben Simon and Ben Chesler, had experience combating food waste in college dining halls at the University of Maryland. Imperfect Foods Imperfect Foods was founded in 2015 to sell food that would have otherwise gone to waste. This summer, its interim CEO told employees in a meeting, “We are not a sustainability …

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World Bank Sees ‘Significant’ Inflation Risk From High Energy Prices Updates 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Energy prices are expected to inch up in 2022 after surging more than 80% in 2021, fueling significant near-term risks to global inflation in many developing countries, the World Bank said in its latest Commodity Markets Outlook on Thursday. The multilateral development bank said energy prices should start to decline in the second …

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Updates NEWS: Former Giuliani Associate’s Campaign Finance Trial Nears Close

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Closing arguments are set to begin on Thursday in the campaign finance trial of a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, in a case that has given a glimpse into the inner workings of U.S. political fundraising. Prosecutors have accused Lev Parnas of donating a Russian businessman’s money to U.S. political campaigns …

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Rogers Third-Quarter Results Might Be Eclipsed By Boardroom Spat NEWS 2021

Rogers (NYSE:ROG) Communications Inc’s third-quarter earnings report on Thursday is set to be overshadowed by a boardroom tussle between the members of the founding family over the leadership of the Canadian telecoms company. The spilling into the open of the boardroom spat is rare in the Canadian corporate landscape and caught analysts by surprise. It …

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Cboe Acquiring Erisx To Enter Cryptocurrency Spot And Derivatives Markets Updates 2021

Cboe is acquiring Erisx to enter the crypto spot and derivatives markets. “With Erisx, in a single step, Cboe is able to enter the digital asset spot, data, derivatives, and clearing ecosystem. Now is the right time to fully embrace and help define this emerging asset class,” said Cboe’s chief operating officer. Cboe Entering Crypto …

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White House Tells Democrats Corporate Tax Hike Unlikely In Current Bill -Source 2021

(Reuters) -The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday that a proposed hike in U.S. corporate taxes is unlikely to make it into their signature social spending bill, according to a congressional source familiar with the discussions. President Joe Biden’s plans to hike the corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%, a key campaign promise, …

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U.S. Stocks Mixed At Close Of Trade; Dow Jones Industrial Average Up 0.43% Updates 2021

At the close in NYSE, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.43% to hit a new 1-month high, while the S&P 500 index gained 0.37%, and the NASDAQ Composite index lost 0.05%. The best performers of the session on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH), which rose 2.52% or 10.71 points …

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Updates: Fed Report Shows Wage Pressures Amid ‘Modest To Moderate’ Economic Growth

U.S. employers reported significant increases in prices and wages even as economic growth decelerated to a “modest to moderate” pace in September and early October, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in its latest compendium of reports about the economy. “Outlooks for near-term economic activity remained positive, overall, but some Districts noted increased uncertainty and …

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A Year After Lagos Bloodshed, Nigerians Say Police Reform Promises Prove Hollow Updates

LAGOS (Reuters) – One year ago, Adebanjo Akinwunmi gleefully waved a Nigerian flag at the Lekki Toll Gate, a stretch of tarmac in front of toll booths on a highway on the outskirts of Lagos. Joined by thousands of his countrymen, he demanded an end to what demonstrators said was endemic police brutality. But the …

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California Ports, Key To U.S. Supply Chain, Among World’s Least Efficient Updates 2021

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo of any ports in the United States, but are some of the least efficient in the world, according to a ranking by the World Bank and IHS Markit. In a review of 351 container ports around the globe, …

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