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I was doing research on the care industry this fall and discovered this is the [#1](/economics/new/1) most common job in California, and the care workers are exploited and so vulnerable to exploitation. Truly this is the best piece on this that I have _...Read More_
I was doing research on the care industry this fall and discovered this is the [#1](/economics/new/1) most common job in California, and the care workers are exploited and so vulnerable to exploitation. Truly this is the best piece on this that I have _...Read More_
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I think the interesting thing is the construction sector has been increasing, that's extremely bullish. I think we can basically manufacture an economic boom by building lots more homes. We have basically free productivity gains that we _...Read More_
I think the interesting thing is the construction sector has been increasing, that's extremely bullish. I think we can basically manufacture an economic boom by building lots more homes. We have basically free productivity gains that we _...Read More_
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>"Inflation soared in 2022 amid Covid-19, the war in Ukraine and a broken supply chain – but here’s what we can expect next"
>"Inflation soared in 2022 amid Covid-19, the war in Ukraine and a broken supply chain – but here’s what we can expect next"
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>"India is set to overtake Japan and Germany to become the world's third-largest economy, according to S&P Global and Morgan Stanley."
>"India is set to overtake Japan and Germany to become the world's third-largest economy, according to S&P Global and Morgan Stanley."
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>"Even if policymakers achieve a gentle economic slowdown, it won’t be smooth for everyone."
>"Even if policymakers achieve a gentle economic slowdown, it won’t be smooth for everyone."
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>"China's central bank said on Friday it would cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves for the second time this year."
>"China's central bank said on Friday it would cut the amount of cash that banks must hold as reserves for the second time this year."
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>"Inflation is hitting the entire restaurant industry, but chains and independent eateries have different advantages when it comes to tackling _...Read More_
>"Inflation is hitting the entire restaurant industry, but chains and independent eateries have different advantages when it comes to tackling _...Read More_
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>"But the mighty dollar isn't likely to be knocked off its global perch anytime soon, writes Christopher Smart."
>"But the mighty dollar isn't likely to be knocked off its global perch anytime soon, writes Christopher Smart."
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>"A majority of Americans are pushing off financial milestones such as getting married, furthering their education or having children _...Read More_
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>"Steady job growth, rising wages, and higher savings have enabled surprisingly steady spending by consumers."
>"Steady job growth, rising wages, and higher savings have enabled surprisingly steady spending by consumers."
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>"Pyongyang has substantially ramped up border security since January 2020, according to satellite images."
>"Pyongyang has substantially ramped up border security since January 2020, according to satellite images."
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>"High inflation, food insecurity and a possible global recession loom large as the Group of 20 summit discussions _...Read More_
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>"Asia’s second-largest economy shrinks 0.3 percent after three straight quarters of growth."
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>"Data came in lower than expected, making it more likely that the US Fed will make smaller interest rate hikes."
>"Data came in lower than expected, making it more likely that the US Fed will make smaller interest rate hikes."
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This is heartbreaking. Inflation really kills people living off of savings. They can't hope for an increased salary to make up for rising prices. Changes to social security benefits will help a little, but with housing prices rising faster _...Read More_
This is heartbreaking. Inflation really kills people living off of savings. They can't hope for an increased salary to make up for rising prices. Changes to social security benefits will help a little, but with housing prices rising faster _...Read More_