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US Stock Market and Economy Tracker: Live Updates

US Stock Market and Economy Tracker: Live Updates US Stock Market and Economy Tracker: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: By: Ella Koeze·Data delayed at least 15 minutes·Source: FactSet Stocks drifted lower on Friday, as optimism about President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s plans to spend heavily to address the impact of the pandemic gave way the hard realities …

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The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy Has a Clear Path to Health

The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy Has a Clear Path to Health

The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy Has a Clear Path to Health The December Numbers Were Awful, but the Economy Has a Clear Path to Health It seemed appropriate that the jobs numbers for the final months of 2020 would be as nasty as the year as a whole was. It is fair to say that the loss …

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As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy

As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy

As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy As Birthrate Falls, South Korea’s Population Declines, Posing Threat to Economy Think of major threats to South Korea, and its nuclear-armed neighbor North Korea may come to mind. But a subtler risk to South Korea’s future well-being lies within its borders: a shrinking and rapidly aging population. The concern …

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Battered Turkish Economy Puts a Powerful Erdogan to the Test

Battered Turkish Economy Puts a Powerful Erdogan to the Test

Battered Turkish Economy Puts a Powerful Erdogan to the Test Battered Turkish Economy Puts a Powerful Erdogan to the Test ISTANBUL — Hobbled by restrictions on his tobacco shop, Ozgur Akbas helped organize a demonstration in Istanbul last month to protest what he called unfair rules imposed on merchants during the pandemic. “There are many friends who have shut down,” …

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Live US and Global Economy News and Updates

The government says that Walmart’s own employees warned federal authorities and company managers about possibly suspicious prescriptions.

Live US and Global Economy News and Updates Live US and Global Economy News and Updates Here’s what you need to know: The government says that Walmart’s own employees warned federal authorities and company managers about possibly suspicious prescriptions.Credit…Marie Eriel Hobro for The New York Times The Justice Department sued Walmart on Tuesday for what it said was the company’s …

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The Fate and Fortunes of the Fashion-Adjacent Economy

The Fate and Fortunes of the Fashion-Adjacent Economy

The Fate and Fortunes of the Fashion-Adjacent Economy The Fate and Fortunes of the Fashion-Adjacent Economy Tamu McPherson, one of the original street-style stars and a former editor of Grazia Italia, has 319,000 followers on Instagram. For years, many have watched her pose in immaculately styled outfits at runway shows, glittery parties and on vacation. During the fashion weeks in …

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A $900 Billion Plan Would Help the Economy, but Not Fix It

A $900 Billion Plan Would Help the Economy, but Not Fix It

A $900 Billion Plan Would Help the Economy, but Not Fix It A $900 Billion Plan Would Help the Economy, but Not Fix It The economic recovery, slowing for months, is in danger of going into reverse. That’s why a growing list of economists, business lobbyists and other advocacy groups are urging lawmakers to rally around the $908 billion aid …

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Live Economy Updates: U.S. Job Market Slowed in November

A restaurant worker cleaned tables in Detroit earlier this month. Labor force participation seems to be stagnating well below its pre-pandemic levels.

Live Economy Updates: U.S. Job Market Slowed in November Live Economy Updates: U.S. Job Market Slowed in November Here’s what you need to know: The American economic recovery continues to slow, stranding millions who have yet to find a new job after being thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic. The latest evidence came Friday when the Labor Department …

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U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran’s Economy

U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran’s Economy

U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran’s Economy U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran’s Economy “There is no fate-changing or existential disagreement between us and Qatar,” Mr. al-Mouallimi told RT Arabic. “We are one people and one country, and the Qatari brothers are an extension …

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Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy

Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy

Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy “2020 seems to be turning around,” Mr. Sooper said. “I’m feeling pretty confident. If they don’t take me for this one, there are others I can apply to.” Still, he couldn’t immediately find a union job as a welder, so for the time being he took a job …

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