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Trump’s Tariffs May Hurt, but Quitting China Is Hard to Do
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:42:55 GMT
Garment workers earlier this month arriving for their shifts at a factory in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Tariffs to Raise Cost of Rebuilding After Hurricane Florence
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:21:21 GMT
Charles T. Wilson III, a contractor based in Durham, N.C., said tariffs had driven up the cost of countertops and other building materials.
Workers Overdose on the Job, and Employers Struggle to Respond
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:29:30 GMT
Jimmy Sullivan has been a bricklayer for more than two decades. For several years, Mr. Sullivan injected a shot of heroin in his car before starting work.
Tech We’re Using: Windows on How Cities Change Can Be All Too Captivating
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:25:13 GMT
Emily Badger, a reporter for The Upshot in Washington, likes Google Street View’s time-lapse feature, which can show a neighborhood’s transformation since 2007.
State of the Art: Why Jeff Bezos Should Push for Nobody to Get as Rich as Jeff Bezos
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:23:14 GMT
Republicans Opposing Trump on Trade Face Election Quandary
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:08:32 GMT
Many party leaders in Washington like tax cuts but dislike tariffs. Few Americans share that combination of views.
Facebook Accused of Allowing Bias Against Women in Job Ads
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:55:19 GMT
Facebook users who clicked on “Why am I seeing this ad?” were told that the employer wanted to reach men 18 to 50 who live in or were recently near Fort Worth.
Trade Ministers Call for W.T.O. Overhaul, but Offer Few Details
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:53:43 GMT
Even in Better Times, Some Americans Seem Farther Behind. Here’s Why.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:44:36 GMT
A man uses a cell phone while crossing a street in midtown Manhattan, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in New York.
Bits: The Week in Tech: Apple’s Watch Steals the Show
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:00:05 GMT
The new Apple Watch Series 4 announced on September 12, 2018 at the Steve Jobs theater at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.
Labor Board Moves Anew to Limit Employers’ Workplace Liability
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 15:38:28 GMT
The National Labor Relations Board wants to reverse a 2015 rule that exposed more companies to legal liability and made it easier for workers to unionize at fast-food restaurants and hotel chains.
Stealing From a Cashierless Store (Without You, or the Cameras, Knowing It)
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:42:57 GMT
Yoshimasa Takahashi visits Standard Market, which is billed as San Francisco's first cashierless grocery store.
Defying Erdogan, Turkey’s Central Bank Raises Interest Rates
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:26:33 GMT
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has resisted calls for an increase in interest rates to curb worsening inflation.
E.C.B., at Latest Meeting, Highlights Risks From Trade War
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:08:54 GMT
A clearer picture of the damage from trade tensions will come on Thursday, when economists for the European Central Bank publish their latest forecasts.
Are You Middle Class? This Calculator Claims to Tell You
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 23:34:39 GMT
A calculator built by the Pew Research Center groups people into lower-, middle- and upper-income categories depending on where they live and the size of their household.
U.S. Household Income Rises to Pre-Recession Levels, Prompting Cheers and Questions
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 23:42:29 GMT
Median household income, an important measure of the distribution of economic gains, increased 1.8 percent last year to $61,372, the Census Bureau said on Wednesday.
State of the Art: The Metamorphosis of Silicon Valley C.E.O.s: From Big to Boring
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 22:05:03 GMT
Crisis and Consequences: The Policymakers Saved the Financial System. And America Never Forgave Them.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:45:36 GMT
Edgy Investors Are Retreating From Risky Economies
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 13:15:53 GMT
An electronic board showed the Hong Kong share index outside a bank last month after Asian stock prices dropped as Turkey’s financial turmoil fueled fears that a contagion might spread to other emerging markets.
Several Reported Killed in Libya as Gunmen Storm National Oil Company
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 04:22:05 GMT
Smoke rising from the headquarters of Libya’s national oil company in Tripoli on Monday.