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"The average cost of shipping a standard large container (a 40-foot-equivalent unit, or FEU) has surpassed $10,000, some four times higher than a year ago.""Will prolonged disruptions shift the pattern of trade?
"The average cost of shipping a standard large container (a 40-foot-equivalent unit, or FEU) has surpassed $10,000, some four times higher than a year ago.""Will prolonged disruptions shift the pattern of trade?
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>"The key to better times remains openness | Leaders"
>"The key to better times remains openness | Leaders"
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>"Parts of the global economy are expected to surge over the coming months and start to catch up with the U.S. and China, though the Delta variant of Covid-19 looms as a potential headwind."
>"Parts of the global economy are expected to surge over the coming months and start to catch up with the U.S. and China, though the Delta variant of Covid-19 looms as a potential headwind."
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>"This is true in rich and poor countries alike | International"
>"This is true in rich and poor countries alike | International"
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"Some analysts think a years-long boom has begun, but prices have wobbled of late."
"Some analysts think a years-long boom has begun, but prices have wobbled of late."
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>"Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories."
>"Global shortages of many goods reflect the disruption of the pandemic combined with decades of companies limiting their inventories."
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>"Friday’s jobs report could provide pivotal data as the Fed charts a plan for ending the easy-money policies that have propped up the economy and _...Read More_
>"Friday’s jobs report could provide pivotal data as the Fed charts a plan for ending the easy-money policies that have propped up the economy and _...Read More_
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"The spread of the pandemic in poor countries has drained many families who had to spend their life savings trying to help loved ones."
"The spread of the pandemic in poor countries has drained many families who had to spend their life savings trying to help loved ones."
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>"The Labor Department said that initial unemployment claims for regular state programs, a proxy for layoffs, fell last week to 406,000."
>"The Labor Department said that initial unemployment claims for regular state programs, a proxy for layoffs, fell last week to 406,000."
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We have bosses that micromanage like crazy. We have a "production report" we have to fill out daily with the exact amount of minutes we take to perform a task like a phone call, order processing, email, etc. It causes so much anxiety for so _...Read More_
We have bosses that micromanage like crazy. We have a "production report" we have to fill out daily with the exact amount of minutes we take to perform a task like a phone call, order processing, email, etc. It causes so much anxiety for so _...Read More_
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>"The pandemic changed how we think about gratuities. Here’s what you need to know as the economy and social life creep closer to normal"
>"The pandemic changed how we think about gratuities. Here’s what you need to know as the economy and social life creep closer to normal"
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It isn't just the lousy wage and lack of benefits. Drug testing is a hurdle in a lot of places. It's a huge invasion of privacy. I won't work for anyone that drug tests. But again, I am an accountant, not an airline pilot.
It isn't just the lousy wage and lack of benefits. Drug testing is a hurdle in a lot of places. It's a huge invasion of privacy. I won't work for anyone that drug tests. But again, I am an accountant, not an airline pilot.
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>"China’s economy surged 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, a record rate of growth that reflected the recovery from a deep _...Read More_
>"China’s economy surged 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, a record rate of growth that reflected the recovery from a deep _...Read More_
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"Households look set to power the economic recovery—especially in America."
"Households look set to power the economic recovery—especially in America."