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E.U., in a First, Rejects Italy’s Proposed Budget
The European Commission, the bloc’s administrative body, told Rome that it would have to rewrite its draft 2019 budget and reduce its deficit or face heavy fines early next year.
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Unemployment Looks Like 2000 Again. But Wage Growth Doesn’t.
Trying to solve an economic mystery.
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They Said Seattle’s Minimum Wage Would Cost Workers a Lot. Now the Picture Looks Brighter.
Researchers whose findings last year pointed to a downside from raising the minimum wage have taken another look and the reality is more nuanced.
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Teenagers, Forget Engineering. Your Future Is Craft.
Fendi attempts to address the Italian national youth unemployment crisis by luring a new generation into becoming traditional artisans.
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Why Rent Control Is a Lightning Rod
Proposition 10 in California has put a new focus on an old question: whether rent control tends to ease or compound a shortage of affordable housing.
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Retraining Workers for New Jobs and New Lives After Prison and Addiction
A town and a country struggle to make a comeback from a shortage of skilled workers and a plunge into widespread opioid abuse.
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When Imported Steel Makes Sense, Despite Tariffs
The Finnish steel manufacturer Outokumpu has access to mineral deposits that give it a clear advantage over U.S. makers. But Trump’s tariffs are raising prices for American customers.
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Sovereign Wealth Funds Embrace Their Growing Ambitions
Once regarded mostly as sources of money for professional money managers, sovereign funds have matured into aggressive investors.
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The Trump Trade Strategy Is Coming Into Focus. That Doesn’t Necessarily Mean It Will Work.
Taking an aggressive stance with traditional allies now seems to be just a warm-up for the main event: isolating China.
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Corner Office: Eileen Fisher: ‘When Was Fashion Week?’
The founder of her namesake clothing line drew inspiration from the kimono and never looked back. Today she oversees her company with a light touch and steers clear of the fashionista set.
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September Jobs Report: Here’s What to Watch For
The Labor Department data will provide the latest snapshot of the American economy.
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With Popularity Slumping, Macron Tries Tax Cuts for France’s Working Class
As polls numbers drop, President Emmanuel Macron promises benefits for middle- and low-income earners and tells investors he won’t halt economic reforms.
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Do Muoi, Vietnam’s Leader in Economic Transition, Dies at 101
He was called “a prime example of a steadfast communist.” But he also pushed through reforms as Vietnam opened its markets and encouraged free enterprise.
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