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Indian travelers safer than Japanese, Austrians

For the most part, Asia-Pacific residents can travel again. But some are more confident about packing their bags than others. Confidence in travel is “diverse and nuanced” in the region, according to a new survey commissioned by travel website Booking.com. About 11,000 people in the region were surveyed about their comfort levels and concerns, as …

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Travel costs fell in July. Here’s how you can score a good deal

Fluxfactory | E+ | Getty Images Travelers saw prices fall for big ticket parts of their holiday budgets in July, providing at least a temporary reprieve after rising costs earlier this year. Airfare fell nearly 8% from June to July, while prices for rental cars and accommodations such as hotels fell 9.5% and about 3%, …

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3 takeaways from Wednesday’s Investment Club ‘Morning Meeting’

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer hosts a live “Morning Meeting” broadcast at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Wednesday’s highlights. Financials gain from cooling inflation Quick mentions: LIN, CRM, WYNN Disney needs to talk about more than broadcast 1. Financials are big winners today Stocks rose Wednesday after a softer-than-expected …

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FDA expands vaccine supply, allows injections for children

A health worker administers a dose of A/S Jynneos Nordic Bavarian vaccine against monkeypox at a vaccination site in West Hollywood, California, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2022. Jill Connelly | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday expanded its authorization of the monkeypox vaccine in a way that would significantly increase the …

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The Inflation Reduction Act limits tax cuts for another 2 years

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., discusses the Inflation Reduction Act on August 7, 2022 in Washington, DC Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images Senate Democrats capped a tax break for some pass-through businesses as part of the Inflation Reduction Act passed Sunday. A pass-through or flow-through business is one that reports …

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How Wall Street Dredged Sen. Kyrsten Sinema And Saved His Billions Of Tax-Deductible Interest

U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) waits for an elevator to go to the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., August 2, 2022. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Long before Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., carried a massive spending bill that promised to create jobs, invest in clean energy and tax the wealthy – fulfilling …

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Is Japan open to travelers? It is where Singaporeans love to travel

Some 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering Japan for their next holiday abroad, according to market research firm YouGov. Interest may be even higher among young people. Some 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 indicated they are considering Japan for their “next holiday”, compared with 37% of those aged 55 and above, according …

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How to invest behind the comprehensive climate and health care package that could soon become law

The Senate just passed the most ambitious climate spending package on record, and there are a host of companies across the renewable energy ecosystem that could benefit. Solar and other clean energy providers along with electric vehicle manufacturers and some energy and healthcare companies will benefit from the massive bill. The Inflation Reduction Act, which …

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Why Meta and Mark Zuckerberg are betting big on Whatsapp for business

The new Facebook Meta rebrand logo is seen on a smartphone in front of the Facebook, Messenger, Intagram, Whatsapp and Oculus logos displayed in this illustration photo taken on Oct. 28, 2021. Given Ruvic | Reuters WhatsApp is already widely popular with American consumers. Now Meta Platforms is paying more attention to building its small …

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3 tips from the Friday Investment Club ‘Breakfast Meeting’

Every weekday, the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer hosts a live “Morning Meeting” broadcast at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Friday’s highlights. Banks May Benefit From Bigger Rate Hike Eli Lilly’s No-Loss Quarter, New Drugs Quick Mentions: STZ, AMZN, MRVL 1. Banks May Benefit From Bigger Rate Hike. of Labor Statistics. The …

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