Month: October 2021

Private tutoring can expose you to a very privileged life, but, as Emma Jacobs reports, the role of the tutor remains fraught with ambiguity. ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://on.ft.com/2eZZoLI ► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
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AutoNation’s stock reached a new all-time record of more than $130 a share Thursday after the nation’s largest seller of new cars reported its sixth consecutive quarterly earnings record. AutoNation beat Wall Street’s profit and sales estimates, led by resilient consumer demand outpacing vehicle supplies due to an ongoing global shortage of semiconductor chips that
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Most Americans see college as excessively expensive, but it wasn’t always that way. Over the last decade, the cost of attending a four-year public college or university has grown significantly faster than income. Deep cuts in state funding for higher education contributed to substantial tuition increases and pushed more of the costs of college onto students, according
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A patient receives their coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine booster during a Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinic in Southfield, Michigan, U.S., September 29, 2021. Emily Elconin | Reuters Nearly 100 million people nationwide are immediately eligible to receive Covid booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention authorized extra doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson‘s
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XiFotos | E+ | Getty Images After the Social Security Administration announced a record-high cost-of-living adjustment for 2022, many beneficiaries are asking, “How much bigger will my monthly checks be?” People who receive Social Security or Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, benefits will get a 5.9% boost to their payments next year. That is that
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In this article SAM Boston Beer Chairman Jim Koch told CNBC on Friday the company decided to throw away excess supply of Truly hard seltzer, instead of discounting it, in response to a categorywide sales slowdown. “We were very aggressive about adding capacity, adding inventory, buying raw materials, like cans and flavors, and, frankly, we
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Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos Inc., left, arrives at federal court in San Jose, California, on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images SAN JOSE, CALIF. — A third juror was dismissed in Elizabeth Holmes’ criminal trial on Friday for what the judge said was “good cause.” That leaves only
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Getty Images The enhanced child tax credit has sent monthly checks to millions of American families since July. Now, it’s one of the programs on the chopping block as Democrats slim down President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Lawmakers are proposing to extend the benefit for only one year. Previously, the Biden Administration proposed
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