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Stocks churn as investors look ahead to Friday jobs report

Stocks churn as investors look ahead to Friday jobs report

Stocks wavered Thursday as traders awaited Friday’s July jobs report, which will give the latest snapshot on the labor market and the health of the economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 141 points, or 0.43%. The S&P 500 fell 0.27% after hitting its highest level since June on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite lost 0.06%, pulling back from …

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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Awarded $23.9 Million in Federal Funding To Support Workforce Training Initiative

Press Releases 08/04/2022 Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Awarded $23.9 Million in Federal Funding To Support Workforce Training Initiative (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut Office of Workforce Strategy is being awarded a $23.9 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce to support the …

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Jobs Report: Why The July Employment Data May Deliver A Jolt For Dow Jones

Jobs Report: Why The July Employment Data May Deliver A Jolt For Dow Jones

A solid jobs report on Friday will be bad news for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Investors are counting on the economy being weak enough for the Federal Reserve to shift from rate hiking to rate cutting in the first half of 2023. X Jobs Report Expectations Anything short of a notable deceleration from June’s …

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Maryland Receives $23M for Clean Energy Jobs Development – Conduit Street

Maryland Receives $23M for Clean Energy Jobs Development – Conduit Street

The Maryland Department of Labor has been awarded nearly $23 million to aid in growing offshore wind-related jobs.  Earlier this week federal and state officials gathered at Tradepoint Atlantic to announce the awarding of a $22.9 million American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge grant for the Maryland Department of Labor (Labor) to implement a new apprenticeship …

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Let’s seize lithium opportunities, bring jobs and benefits to Imperial

Let’s seize lithium opportunities, bring jobs and benefits to Imperial

Luis Olmedo  |  Special to The Desert Sun California has an opportunity to turn an environmental disaster into a catalyst for environmental justice, green jobs and economic development. Imperial Valley has one of the world’s largest deposits of lithium — a key component in batteries for zero-emission cars, trucks and buses as well as cell …

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Bus tour is designed to lure jobs

Bus tour is designed to lure jobs

Seeing is believing. It’s the driving force behind a bus tour of what  Lathrop and Manteca have to offer employers  that’s  being organized by the Manteca Chamber of Commerce Dubbed “Regional Investment, Development, & Entertainment” or “RIDE, it departs Thursday, Sept. 21, at 9 a.m. from the Manteca Transit Center. The effort is targeting developers, …

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