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>"A government trade agency report suggested that the impact of trade policy differed for workers depending on their race and socioeconomic _...Read More_
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>"Americans with low incomes are pulling back from buying even as their richer counterparts keep spending — with potentially big consequences."
>"Americans with low incomes are pulling back from buying even as their richer counterparts keep spending — with potentially big consequences."
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The article tells of a family in an enviable financial position just a few years ago, when real estate prices were soaring. They had a good income and their mountain of debt was easily managed as long as the value of the real estate backing _...Read More_
The article tells of a family in an enviable financial position just a few years ago, when real estate prices were soaring. They had a good income and their mountain of debt was easily managed as long as the value of the real estate backing _...Read More_
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"Why 2022 really isn’t much like 1980."
"Why 2022 really isn’t much like 1980."
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>"A Biden administration report says collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market."
>"A Biden administration report says collusion and other constraints on competition hold down pay and prospects in the labor market."
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>"Openings remained high in January, the Labor Department reported, as did the number of workers quitting their jobs."
>"Openings remained high in January, the Labor Department reported, as did the number of workers quitting their jobs."
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"If he emphasizes the positive, reality will be on his side."
"If he emphasizes the positive, reality will be on his side."
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A lot to unpack in this piece but if we're searching for the root of people's ennui I think we still underrate the fact that the past six years, and particularly the past two years, have just been extremely depressing overall.
A lot to unpack in this piece but if we're searching for the root of people's ennui I think we still underrate the fact that the past six years, and particularly the past two years, have just been extremely depressing overall.
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"A labor shortage that began as businesses reopened from pandemic lockdowns is helping to push up pay. The Fed is watching carefully."
"A labor shortage that began as businesses reopened from pandemic lockdowns is helping to push up pay. The Fed is watching carefully."
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>"Four stores are joining a nationwide effort, buoyed by successes in Buffalo."
>"Four stores are joining a nationwide effort, buoyed by successes in Buffalo."
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"A fantasy capitalism that magically balances the interests of workers, investors, communities and shareholders has a strong allure, but pursuing it is a self-defeating strategy—and rooted in political despair."
"A fantasy capitalism that magically balances the interests of workers, investors, communities and shareholders has a strong allure, but pursuing it is a self-defeating strategy—and rooted in political despair."
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"Why people are so down on the economy, revisited."
"Why people are so down on the economy, revisited."
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>"Inflation is rapid and wages are growing at the fastest pace in two decades, trends that may prod the Federal Reserve to lift rates several times this year."
>"Inflation is rapid and wages are growing at the fastest pace in two decades, trends that may prod the Federal Reserve to lift rates several times this year."
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>"The Labor Department said the owner of a Georgia auto-repair shop had retaliated against the former employee for reporting that he had not received his final paycheck."
>"The Labor Department said the owner of a Georgia auto-repair shop had retaliated against the former employee for reporting that he had not received his final paycheck."
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>"The jobless rate is falling sharply and pay is jumping. That may increase the urgency as the Federal Reserve withdraws economic support."
>"The jobless rate is falling sharply and pay is jumping. That may increase the urgency as the Federal Reserve withdraws economic support."