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McDonald’s’ meatless McPlant burger selling well in test markets, analysts say

McDonald's' meatless McPlant burger, which is being tested at hundreds of locations in the United States, is selling better than expected, according to industry analysts.

Restaurants petition Congress for more pandemic relief

The National Restaurant Association sent a letter to Congress on Monday asking for more pandemic relief after 88% of restaurants suffered a decline in customers because of the Omicron variant.

Dow loses 1,000 points as stocks continue to slide

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 1,000 points in trading early Monday afternoon as stocks fell across all three indexes.

McKinsey partner pleads guilty to insider trading in Goldman Sachs, GreenSky deal

A former McKinsey partner pleaded guilty Wednesday to using information he gained as an adviser to place bets ahead of Goldman Sachs' acquisition of fintech lender GreenSky.

Two airline CEOs question need for masks in congressional testimony

The heads of several major American airlines testified in front of Congress on Wednesday to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their industry and how they have used federal aid to mitigate the damage.

China’s GDP grows 4.9% in Q3

China's economy for the third quarter only grew 4.9% compared to the same period last year due to "complicated and severe environment both at home and abroad," The National Bureau of Statistics of China said Monday.

U.S. lifts sanctions against two Iranian companies

The Biden administration on Friday announced that it's lifting sanctions against two Iranian companies.

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experience outages

A service outage that struck Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms early Monday continued well into the afternoon as the tech giant's stock price took a hit on Wall Street.

3 ex-U.S. intelligence operatives admit to hacking for UAE

Three former U.S. intelligence and military operatives have admitted to being hired by the United Arab Emirates for whom they committed sophisticated cybercrimes, the Justice Department said.

Ancestry to acquire French genealogy company Geneanet

Lehi-based Ancestry has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Geneanet, a French genealogy company.