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U.S. Job Gains Show Employers Shrugged Off Government Shutdown

Supported by U.S. Job Gains Show Employers Shrugged Off Government Shutdown The economy added 304,000 jobs in January, the 100th consecutive month of payroll gains. Unemployment ticked up to 4 percent, possibly a shutdown-related anomaly. By Ben Casselman Jan. 31, 2019 Add the recent government shutdown to the list of ...

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Fed Signals End of Interest Rate Increases

Supported by Fed Signals End of Interest Rate Increases Video Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the Fed would be “patient” in evaluating the health of the economy given “global economic and financial developments and muted inflation pressures.”CreditCreditSpencer Platt/Getty Images By Binyamin Appelbaum Jan. 30, 2019 WASHINGTON — ...

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Trump’s Shutdown Surrender Adds Pressure to Secure China Trade Win

Supported by Trump’s Shutdown Surrender Adds Pressure to Secure China Trade Win Image Caterpillar, which sells heavy machinery to China, said it expected a lower profit in 2019 because of trade tensions, which have weakened the Chinese economy.CreditCreditChina Stringer Network/Reuters By Alan Rappeport Jan. 28, 2019 WASHINGTON — President Trump ...

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America Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei in New Arms Race With China

Supported by America Pushes Allies to Fight Huawei in New Arms Race With China Image Huawei’s offices in Warsaw. Polish officials recently came under pressure from the United States to bar Huawei from building its 5G communications network.CreditCreditMaciek Nabrdalik for The New York Times By David E. Sanger, Julian E. ...

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The Shift: The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite

Supported by The Shift The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite Image This year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where business leaders’ public positions on automation’s impact on workers did not match the views they shared privately.CreditCreditLaurent Gillieron/EPA, via Shutterstock By Kevin Roose Jan. 25, 2019 DAVOS, Switzerland ...

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