The president’s outlook on service workers could have real economic consequences.
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Some experts believe Germany is on the verge of refusing its own medicine on economic reform, a shift that would have major implications for Europe.
As a massive manufacturing exporter, the aerospace giant is particularly vulnerable to retaliation from China, a major customer.
Beijing is pushing companies to sell more higher-value products, making fights over raw steel and aluminum more about China’s past than the future.
Poultry tariffs applied by Europe more than a half-century ago may account for the expensive, gas-thirsty pickups in American driveways today.
Beijing plans to reorganize its financial, environmental and anti-corruption agencies as President Xi Jinping solidifies his hold on official levers.
The economy is sending mixed signals on wages. Figuring out what’s really happening is complicated by data that’s volatile, and may be getting worse.
Gamelike methods can effectively motivate workers, in the right circumstances. But as United Airlines recently showed, they can also be alienating.