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China’s Strategy In Its ‘War On Terror’: Jobs Not Drones By
WASHINGTON — (Insights) — On March 1, 2014, eight men and women wielding knives attacked passengers at a train station in southwest China’s city of Kunming. The attackers, wielding long-bladed knives, killed 31 people...
Trump’s Meetings With CEOs Seeking Mergers Is Troubling Observers By
(ANALYSIS) — When the CEOs of Monsanto and Bayer met now-President Donald Trump earlier this month, eager for a nod of assent for their controversial merger into an agrochemical and seed giant, they promised jobs and investment. Sure enough, a week later, the companies...
Bernie Sanders Announces Anti-Outsourcing Bill By
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has introduced legislation to ensure that a key campaign promise of President-elect Donald Trump comes to pass—keeping American jobs in America. In a statement issued Saturday, the former Democratic presidential candidate took a stand against...
Study Finds Immigrants Don’t Take American Jobs, But Do Help The Economy By
Migrants in the U.S. do not “take” American jobs or lower working wages, and in fact have had a long-term positive impact on the country’s economy, according to a comprehensive study released Thursday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,...
Donald Trump’s Signature Suit Collection Is Made In Mexico By
Just yesterday Donald Trump was standing firm by his assertion that Mexico is stealing our jobs, trade and “killing us at the border.” I love the Mexican people, but Mexico is not our friend. They're killing us at the border and they're killing us on...
The Case for Optimism By
News about the the economy has been mostly positive lately. The official Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report showed an impressive gain of 288,000 in April, an annual rate of 3.4 million if it were to continue. The headline unemployment rate fell to 6.3%, and the more...
Today’s Job Market Exploits Marginal Workers By
A good jobs report for March had the business world buzzing. Thegain of 192,000 jobs was seen as a sign of strength amid indicators that the economy is picking up steam. But28,500 of these new jobs, or 15 percent, were temporary jobs, marking a net gain of 9.6 percent in...
Jobs: Back To Even By
As of March, the total net loss of jobs in the United States during the official recession of 2008-2009 was finally made up. The graph below says it all: The total number of jobs in the U.S. stood at 116.0 million in January 2008, then fell to 107.2 million by February...
New Fed Chair Turns Focus To Jobs By
“As I’ll explain more fully in a moment, this change in our guidance does not indicate any change in the committee’s policy intentions as set forth in its recent statements. … Let me explain the economic outlook that underlies these actions.” That may...
US Jobless Aid Applications Are Up By
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 5,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 320,000, which is close to pre-recession levels and suggests a stable job market. The four-week average of applications, a less volatile figure, fell...