China May Restrict Access of U.S. Companies to Technology

China is taking steps to protect its technological advancements, it says, in the latest tit-for-tat in escalating trade tensions with the U.S. The move is seen as retaliation to the U.S. government’s stance against Chinese technologies companies. Last month the U.S. added Huawei, the giant Chinese smartphone maker, to a blacklist of companies prevented from […]

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U.S. Cities Best in World for Making a Living According to Report

San Francisco is the world’s best city in terms of making a living, according to an annual analysis conducted by Deutsche Bank. The firm’s “Mapping the World’s Prices 2019” report, which analyzes cities the world over and ranks them for salary and disposable income after rent, placed the Golden City first. San Francisco had previously […]

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Sinclair Reaches Agreement to Purchase 21 Sports Networks from Disney

Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the nation’s largest media companies, has reached an agreement to purchase twenty-one regional sports networks from Walt Disney Co. The deal is worth a reported $10.6 billion. The purchase extends the Maryland-based Sinclair’s push into major media markets. Disney came into possession of the sports networks when it took over […]

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Alphabet Tops LinkedIn’s List of Most Desired Companies

Online job search firm LinkedIn has released its annual list of most sought after companies. This year’s Top Companies list is the company’s fourth and lists the companies Americans most want to work for – and remain at once they’re there. The methodology behind the list is actual actions LinkedIn users have taken on the […]

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U.S. Shown to Add 304,000 Jobs in January in Stellar Jobs Report

The U.S. economy, surpassing expectations, added 304,000 jobs in January, indicating the economy remains as strong as it has been in recent months. Economists had been expecting gains of about 180,000 new jobs for the month. The unemployment rate ticked up slightly from 3.9% to 4%, mainly due to the government shutdown. The U.S. government […]

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The U.S. Economy Added 250,000 Jobs in October Exceeding Expectations

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs last month exceeding expectations set by most economists. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%. The jobless rate is at the lowest it’s been since 1969, 49 years ago. Among the industries that added the most jobs are healthcare at 36,000, business services with 35,000 and manufacturing with 32,000 […]

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July Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Continues to Grow

The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 3.9% in a jobs report that was below analysts’ expectations but still showed an economy humming along. Experts had expected job gains of 190,000 for the month. Among the sectors adding the most positions were manufacturing with 37,000, health care […]

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President Hails 4.1% GDP Growth as Sign of Strong Economy

President Trump touted the strength of the economy on Friday, pointing to a GDP rate of 4.1% and record-low unemployment. “I am thrilled to announce that, in the second quarter of this year, the United States economy grew at the amazing rate of 4.1 percent. We’re on track to hit the highest annual average growth […]

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Four-Day Workweek Leads to Greater Productivity, Study Finds

A company in New Zealand has found that a four-day workweek not only doesn’t hurt productivity, but actually improves it. The experiment was so successful that management is seeking to make the change permanent. Perpetual Guardian is a New Zealand firm that manages trusts, wills and estates. It recently concluded a two-month trial period where […]

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