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Labor Shortage: How "Fairer Labor" Can Bring Women Back

Labor Shortage: How “Fairer Labor” Can Bring Women Back

The nationwide labor shortage in the United States is about to complete its second year. More than three million people have been missing since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and many of them are women. Despite a slight progression in the decline in female unemployment over the past month, their overall employment rate has …

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Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel describes exactly how he sees the stock market, inflation and the economy performing in 2023. Here are the top 9 quotes from the interview.

Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel describes exactly how he sees the stock market, inflation and the economy performing in 2023. Here are the top 9 quotes from the interview.

Jeremy Siegel is one of the few market experts to expect stock market gains in 2023. The Wharton professor grilled the Fed and outlined his forecast for 2023 in an interview with CNBC last week. Here are the top nine quotes from Siegel’s interview on inflation, the economy, and the stock market. Loading Something is …

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Business groups optimistic Congress could finally strike a deal on immigration

Business groups optimistic Congress could finally strike a deal on immigration

WASHINGTON — Some of Washington’s biggest business groups are making a last-ditch push to get Congress to pass immigration legislation before the end of the year and are optimistic that a bipartisan deal could be in place. Companies in a variety of sectors, from agriculture to technology, have long called on Congress to make changes …

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Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Bangladesh on a knife edge: Why India needs to wake up to the economic crisis and political instability looming in the east

Protests and violence are so routine in Bangladesh that treating the ongoing crackdown on opponents of Sheikh Hasina as anything other than the noise generated by the election might seem like a stretch. From the latest deaths of opposition activists in police shootings, and the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) demanding an “interim” administration that …

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european union cash limits anti money laundering directive

The European Union will impose a limit of 10,000 euros on cash payments; Transactions over €1,000 in crypto will be reviewed – Regulation Bitcoin News

European Union states have come together to introduce a new limit on cash purchases and tighten controls on cryptocurrency transactions. On Nov. 6, the bloc agreed to set a limit of €10,000 ($10,557) on cash payments and exercise stricter oversight on crypto transactions over €1,000 ($1,055). The European Union will limit the use of cash, …

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How big are the Fed's losses and where can we go to see them?

How big are the Fed’s losses and where can we go to see them?

We find a good place to go rubbernecking. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. A collapse chart has been making the rounds on social media, financial blogs and more. It’s distributed without context, like it’s self-explanatory, kind of like, look, the world is falling apart. It’s from the St. Louis Fed data repository. The title …

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Larry Kudlow: Biden FTC is trying to strangle corporate America and free-market capitalism

Larry Kudlow: Biden FTC is trying to strangle corporate America and free-market capitalism

FOX Business host Larry Kudlow lambastes Admin Biden’s war on corporate America on “Kudlow.” Well, let me just give you some Friday topics, okay? Let me start with today’s producer price index, which rose unexpectedly — a lot. Now, over the past 12 months, those wholesale prices have jumped 7.4%, food has risen 15.5% and …

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