Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Headlines & Global News

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'Weaponized Interdependence' Wields Economic Networks as Political Weapons

'Weaponized Interdependence' Wields Economic Networks as Political Weapons

Aug 08, 2019 03:48 AM EDT

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order in May banning US companies from trading information and communications technology with foreign businesses deemed a national security risk, it effectively prevented Chinese telecom giant Huawei from acquiring the American technology that it needs to market its products. On July 26th, China threatened to blacklist FedEx from the Chinese market.

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nTIDE July 2019 Jobs Report: Positive Pattern Continues for Job Seekers With Disabilities

Aug 06, 2019 04:13 AM EDT

East Hanover, NJ - August 2, 2019 - Economic indicators rose again for Americans with disabilities, outpacing the modest gains for people without disabilities, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment - Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD).

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Study: Sleep is Essential for Business Leaders Seeking Next Successful Venture

Aug 06, 2019 04:14 AM EDT

Jeff Bezos and Arianna Huffington came up with brilliant ideas that turned into companies that are now household names -- Amazon and HuffPost. The secret ingredient for coming up with these ideas may be something we can all tap into -- a good night's sleep.

Brexit

Over a million UK businesses see Brexit as major obstacle to success

Mar 29, 2019 09:22 AM EDT

Significant increase in number of SMEs concerned about Brexit, especially innovators and exporters

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'Working rich' prevail among today's top earners

Feb 01, 2019 02:33 PM EST

Many blame idle millionaires for the rise in income inequality, but today's top earners are actually the "working rich," according to a new working paper co-authored by Princeton University.

Sears, Kmart closing more stores ahead of the holidays

Sears, Kmart closing more stores ahead of the holidays

Oct 03, 2018 05:15 PM EDT

Sears is quietly closing another round of stores ahead of the holidays, with some layoffs set to begin two days before Christmas.

eBay claims Amazon illegally poaching sellers

eBay claims Amazon illegally poaching sellers

Oct 03, 2018 05:09 PM EDT

EBay Inc. is accusing Amazon.com Inc.’s sales reps of trying to poach sellers for its own marketplace through eBay’s messaging system.

What's the meaning of Amazon's decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour

What's the meaning of Amazon's decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour

Oct 03, 2018 05:03 PM EDT

The bill has not been brought up in any committee or received any hearing. But Amazon's announcement Tuesday that the company would increase its minimum wage for all workers to $15 an hour means Sanders has already won.

Toys 'R' Us lenders cancel auction, plan brand revival

Toys 'R' Us lenders cancel auction, plan brand revival

Oct 03, 2018 04:59 PM EDT

The same Toys "R" Us lenders that have been taking heat for their role in the decision to liquidate the company in March are now working on bringing the brand back to life, according to new court documents.

It Pays to Be Nice to Your Employees, New Study Shows

(VIDEO) It pays to be nice to your employees, new study shows

Sep 11, 2018 09:33 PM EDT

It pays to be nice to your employees, new study shows

National survey shows ocean and coastal recreation is big business

National survey tells ocean and coastal recreation is big business

Sep 07, 2018 11:30 AM EDT

National survey tells ocean and coastal recreation is big business

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone's Future In Question In US-China Trade Battle: Price May Rise Soon

Jul 27, 2018 02:47 PM EDT

Apple's most loved product: iPhone may soon see some serious drawbacks as it may fall as a victim of the trade battle between China and the United States.

Worldwide Stock Exchange

Europe's Top Companies Play Subordinate Role On Stock Exchanges

Jan 01, 2018 05:22 PM EST

Europe's top companies play a subordinate role on stock exchanges

Riyadh

Apple And Amazon Discussing How To Establish A Direct Presence In Saudi

Dec 29, 2017 09:43 AM EST

Apple and Amazon discussing how to establish a direct presence in Saudi

South Korean Researchers to Develop World Class Supercomputer by 2023

South Korean Researchers to Develop World Class Supercomputer by 2022

Dec 26, 2017 05:28 PM EST

South Korean Researchers to Develop World Class Supercomputer by 2022

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