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Europe · Miami

Norwegian drops pre-boarding COVID testing requirement

Coverage: 15 sources
Norwegian Cruise Line is dropping a requirement that passengers test negative for COVID-19 before sailing. The company said Wednesday that testing will only be needed on ships departing from places where local rules still requires testing. The change starts Aug. 1 and will match what others in the travel industry are doing.See the Story
Business · New York

Oil drops below $100 a barrel for first time since early May

56% Center coverage: 16 sources
For the first time in nearly two months, crude oil prices have fallen below $100 a barrel, reflecting investors' growing concerns about a U.S. recession that could crimp demand for oil. See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden administration plans to make sweeping changes to 'broken' student loan system

64% Center coverage: 14 sources
Proposed regulations would establish a "broader standard" for considering borrower defense claims. This includes expanding the types of misconduct that can qualify for such a claim to include "aggressive and deceptive recruitment practices" The move is yet another step in the Biden administration's effort to improve the student loan forgiveness system.See the Story
Business

Crypto exchange FTX has "a few billion" to support industry - Bankman-Fried

83% Center coverage: 6 sources
By John McCrank and Megan Davies - Sam Bankman-Fried, head of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, FTX, said he and his company still have a "few billion" on hand to shore up struggling firms that could further destabilize the digital asset industry, but that the worst of the liquidity crunch has likely passed. Bankman-Fried, 30, who is from California but lives in the BahamasSee the Story
Business

Resolute Forest stock rockets on buyout deal valued at $2.7 billion by Paper Excellence Group

Coverage: 4 sources
Shares of Resolute Forest Products Inc. RFP, -14.22% rocketed 65.3% to pace all premarket gainers. The forest products company agreed to be acquired in a deal with an enterprise value of $2.7 billion. Under terms of the deal, each Resolute share outstanding will be converted into a right to receive $20.50 per share.See the Story
Finance

This couple only rents their lake house to 'pay as you wish' friends and rents continue to rise, putting pressure on would-be homebuyers. That's bad news for the Fed

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Rents continue to rise, putting pressure on would-be homebuyers. In the first half of 2022, rents increased by 5.4% nationwide, and by double-digit percentages in some major cities. Read MoreThis couple only rents their lake house to pay as you wish.See the Story
Inflation

Fed officials upgraded inflation to 'a five-alarm fire' in a matter of six weeks, analyst says

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Fed officials were "spooked" by the May CPI report and "they're not going to like the June one either," said Omair Sharif of Inflation Insights.See the Story
Business

4 reasons why the U.S. dollar can rally to parity with the euro --- and beyond: Deutsche Bank

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The dollar is trading at its strongest level against the euro in more than 20 years.See the Story

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