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The automaker became the No. 1 exporter of American-made cars, transforming Spartanburg. Now it is weighing the impact of an escalation of the trade fight.
A conservative lawyer chosen to head a federal agency has spent months bringing cases that could bankrupt public-employee unions in several states.
The proposed accord with the federal government would have avoided a decision that could expose parent companies to liability for violations by franchisees.
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.
Fears of an overheated economy could prompt the Federal Reserve to cut short a recovery in which incomes have already struggled to gain traction.
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.
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.
With trade disputes growing and new American tariffs on Chinese goods due Friday, some businesses have halted hiring, put off purchases or cut costs.
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?
Farmers, carmakers and energy giants are feeling the unintended consequences of tariffs and regulatory upheaval. Now, industry is pushing back.
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.