A 6.7 percent expansion rate comes amid signs that Beijing’s efforts to tame debt, the trade dispute with the U.S. and other problems are taking a toll.
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Here’s a reminder of how technology aspirations and competition are at the heart of the battle between the United States and China.
The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017.
Beijing’s retaliatory tariffs make American soy pricier. But the country’s huge demand for oil and animal feed makes it tough to stop importing overnight.
Everything, it seems, is a shared office these days, including upscale dining rooms before they open for the evening. A start-up called Spacious is driving the trend.
Few jobs would appear less prone to automation than fashion industry taste-making. But artificial intelligence is undeterred.
More Americans were looking for work in June, even if they didn’t immediately find it.
A hefty rise in payrolls last month points to an economy strong enough to draw people back into the labor force. Over all, 213,000 jobs were added.
President Trump posted a comment on Twitter about the Labor Department’s jobs report last month before it was made public, breaking with decades of protocol. Will he do it again?
With trade disputes growing and new American tariffs on Chinese goods due Friday, some businesses have halted hiring, put off purchases or cut costs.
Farmers, carmakers and energy giants are feeling the unintended consequences of tariffs and regulatory upheaval. Now, industry is pushing back.
European auto manufacturers are among the biggest employers in some Republican strongholds.
Progressive groups getting tens of millions of dollars a year find their funding at risk given the expected drop in public-sector unions’ revenue.
Chinese companies are steering less money into its Belt and Road Initiative, as top officials ask whether borrowers will be able to repay loans.
A tight labor market set off a scramble among businesses in a visa lottery for temporary workers, adding a new element to the politics of immigration.
The ruling could cost public-sector unions more than a million members. But the ones who stay could make labor more powerful.
Huawei, which could be barred from doing business in Australia over spying concerns, is the biggest corporate sponsor of overseas travel for Australia’s politicians.
In a test of antitrust law, the justices ruled 5 to 4 that the company could use contracts to stop merchants from steering consumers to other cards.