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JetBlue Airways on Monday launched a second bid to buy Spirit Airlines, weeks after Spirit’s board of directors rejected the initial bid, saying it was unlikely to win approval from regulators. Read more

Elon Musk sowed new chaos into the market over his takeover bid for Twitter Inc. Friday, first claiming his offer was “temporarily on hold” and then maintaining he is “still committed” to the … Read more

Jerome Powell sailed through the Senate on Thursday with strong bipartisan support for a second term as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. The Senate voted 80-19 to confirm Powell, who will preside over the Fed as it makes decisions about how to tackle inflation that has reached a level not seen since the early 1980s. Powell, who has been acting chairman since February, drew praise from ... Read more

Angela Strozewski was appointed executive vice president and chief operating officer of N.H. Mutual Bancorp — the umbrella partnership that includes Savings Bank of Walpole, NHTrust, Merrimack… Read more

WASHINGTON — For the first time in 22 years, the Federal Reserve on Wednesday pushed up interest rates by a full half-percentage point — a significant escalation of its efforts to get control of troublingly high inflation. The Fed action will raise costs for new borrowers and increase interest payments that many households, already stressed by higher prices for food and gas, are making on ... Read more

U.S. companies added in April the fewest jobs in the pandemic recovery, underscoring the persistent challenges faced by small firms to increase headcount in a tight labor market. Businesses’ payrolls increased by 247,000 last month, after a revised 479,000 gain in March, according to ADP Research Institute data released Wednesday. The median estimate in a Bloomberg survey of economists called ... Read more

Insurance is all about risk protection. And the last two years have driven demand for insurance products as businesses seek assurance in a world filled with uncertainty. However, risk protecti… Read more

The state announced a new $3 million fund that would cover reimbursements to local restaurants for equipment, infrastructure and technology purchases. Read more

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers on Capitol Hill aggressively questioned the chief executives of the country’s four major beef producers this week, accusing them of engaging in anti-competitive practice… Read more

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Technology stocks extended losses Friday as shares of what were once market darlings at the height of the pandemic headed for their worst monthly drop since the global financial crisis. Read more

At the park near Duboce Triangle in San Francisco, 5 p.m. is canine happy hour. About 40 dogs run around, chasing balls and wrestling, as their owners coo and ’90s hip-hop bumps out of a porta… Read more