UK government borrowing undershoots forecasts; Evergrande crisis weighs on markets – business live

Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. British public borrowing has almost halved so far this financial year as the economy continues to recover from the pandemic, in a final healthcheck ahead of next week’s budget. Government borrowing fell to £21.8bn in September, … Read more

India hits 1B vaccine doses, worries about gap between shots

NEW DELHI – India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fueled its first crushing surge earlier this year. About 75% of India’s total eligible adult population have received at least one dose, while around 30% are fully immunized. … Read more

Parker Photographer Accused Of Scamming Clients, Associates

PARKER, Colo. (CBS4) – The first red flag was raised for Leah Zillner when her photographer canceled on her claiming it was going to rain on a perfectly sunny and dry day. Now, Zillner is like dozens of brides and an estimated 40 associates who say Suzanne Nevill ripped them off and police are investigating. … Read more

Cargo backlog creates traffic headaches on sea and land

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles neighborhood just outside the nation’s busiest port complex has become a perpetual traffic jam, with trucks hauling cargo containers backed up day and night as workers try to break through an unprecedented backlog of ships waiting to unload. About 40% of all shipping containers entering the U.S. come through … Read more

FDA Clears Moderna and J&J Covid Vaccine Boosters, Allows ‘Mix and Match’ Shots

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday authorized Covid vaccine booster shots made by Johnson & Johnson and Moderna, another critical step in distributing the extra doses in the U.S. Americans will also be allowed to “mix and match” vaccines, getting a booster shot from a different drugmaker than the one that made their initial … Read more

Supply chain stress is intensifying and showing no signs of fading, Moody’s Analytics says

“Supply-chain headaches show no sign of subsiding just yet,” Moody’s economists led by Matt Colyar wrote in a Tuesday report. About 200,000 shipping containers, holding everything from toys and sneakers to critical parts for factories, remain stuck on ships floating off the coast of Los Angeles. A record 100 cargo vessels, from barges to container … Read more

The 22 best Amazon holiday gifts for everyone on your list | CNN Underscored

CNN —   With more than 350 million products, Amazon has fantastic gift options for every member of the family this holiday season. The problem, of course, is actually combing through those millions of listings to find high-quality presents for your favorite people. And with tangled supply chains and inventory shortages already affecting shipping times … Read more

UK inflation dips to 3.1% despite rising fuel and transport costs – business live

Good morning and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. UK inflation has dipped slightly, but remains well over the Bank of England’s target. The consumer prices index rose by 3.1% in the year to September, new figures from the Office for National Statistics this morning … Read more

Earn up to 100,000 bonus points plus new perks with these Southwest credit card offers | CNN Underscored

CNN —   CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through the LendingTree affiliate network if you apply and are approved for a card, but our reporting is always independent and objective. With planes back in the skies again, there’s … Read more

Study: Fossil fuel plans would far overshoot climate goals

A U.N.-backed study has found that the world needs to cut by more than half its production of coal, oil and gas in the coming decade to maintain a chance of keeping global warming from reaching dangerous levels ByThe Associated Press October 20, 2021, 4:46 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail … Read more