economy and trade

Marilyn Monroe Estate Defends Ana de Armas’ Casting in Netflix’s ‘Blonde’

CNN — The Marilyn Monroe Estate is coming to the defense of Ana de Armas, following critiques of her accent in her portrayal of Monroe in an upcoming Netflix film. Armas stars as the iconic bombshell in Netflix’s upcoming “Blonde,” a drama about the life of Monroe. But Armas, who was born in Cuba, doesn’t …

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Here come the discounts at Walmart, Best Buy and Gap

New York CNN Business — A glimmer of relief is emerging at the checkout aisle: the return of discounts. Walmart (WMT), Best Buy (BBY), Gap (GPS), Target (TGT), Bath & Body Works and others are increasing promotions and lowering prices on merchandise to entice inflation-weary shoppers to buy extra goods sitting on their shelves. Months …

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The owner of Tide and Dawn has a warning about the economy

New York CNN Business — Here’s another sign that the economy is slowing. Procter & Gamble (PG), the maker of Tide, Dawn, Bounty and other leading household brands, warned Friday that consumers were beginning to pull back on their spending as inflation concerns mount. P&G posted 7% sales growth during its most recent quarter ending …

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The owner of Tide and Dawn has a warning about the economy

New York CNN Business — Here’s another sign that the economy is slowing. Procter & Gamble (PG), the maker of Tide, Dawn, Bounty and other leading household brands, warned Friday that consumers were beginning to pull back on their spending as inflation concerns mount. P&G posted 7% sales growth during its most recent quarter ending …

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US approves Boeing inspection, rework plan to resume 787 deliveries

The US Federal Aviation Administration on Friday approved Boeing’s inspection and modification plan to resume deliveries of 787 Dreamliners, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The FAA approved Boeing (BA)’s proposal that requires specific inspections to verify the condition of the airplane meets requirements and that all work has been completed, a move …

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Twitter has set a date for its shareholders to vote on Elon Musk acquisition

New York CNN Business — Twitter has set a date for its shareholders to vote to approve its $44 billion acquisition deal by Elon Musk, despite the company’s ongoing legal battle with the billionaire Tesla CEO over the deal. The company on Tuesday sent shareholders a letter saying it would hold a virtual special meeting …

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