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Dented by the delta variant, consumer confidence now confronts omicron
Confidence ticked down in November, but so far, each wave of COVID seems to have less of an impact on how consumers feel.
Economic optimism cools as fall nears, thanks to the delta variant
It's holding back developed economies and dominating the rest of the world.
Travel slowing as Labor Day nears
The late-summer slowdown could delay full recovery for the industry.
Delta variant could mean more cash for companies that flourished in lockdown
If more people stay at home, especially as cold weather creeps in, companies like DoorDash and Netflix could feel the benefit.
A tour of the remote-work industrial complex
The remote-work revolution has spawned an industry unto itself: remote-work consulting.
3 real-time indicators that show the economic recovery's tapped the brakes
So-called high frequency data also paints a picture of how the delta coronavirus variant is affecting the economy.
COVID surge might not be the main factor in retail sales drop
The obvious explanation for July's 1.1% dip would be the coronavirus delta variant. Not so fast; inflation may also be a culprit.
Hospitals are short-staffed and running out of beds. Again.
With COVID-19 cases rising, at least a few hospitals in almost every state are dealing with critical staffing shortages, including nurses and custodians.
How a travel agency is bouncing back from a devastating year
Denver travel agent Sarah Fazendin says clients are spending more on extras than they would have before the pandemic.
Facing staff shortages, schools offer thousands in bonuses and retention incentives
With school starting up again soon in many places, school districts across the country are still scrambling to fill positions, an effort complicated by the delta variant.