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The economy gained 850,000 jobs in June

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An employer holds flyers for hospitality employment during a Zislis Group job fair at The Brew Hall on June 23, 2021 in Torrance, California.

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The economy is reopening quickly. Hiring back workers is going to take time.

Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, breaks down the hiring and unemployment data from June.
COVID & Unemployment

Labor shortage? Wage data sends mixed signals.

by Mitchell Hartman Jul 2, 2021
Wages across the board would rise amid a widespread labor shortage, one economist says. But we're seeing pockets of wage growth.

Americans are hitting the roads again for July 4th

by Caroline Champlin Jul 2, 2021
But will high gas prices make a difference in what they drive and where they go?

Chemical tax to clean up toxic sites gets new life as part of infrastructure deal

by Matt Levin Jul 2, 2021
Environmental justice groups hope the deal will restore a funding source to clean up Superfund sites: an excise tax on chemicals.

U.K. shares plan to strengthen global business ties in post-Brexit world

The BBC's Victoria Craig, host of the global edition of "Marketplace Morning Report," has more.

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