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If wages are to rise, workers need more bargaining power
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“IT’S just not going to happen,” said Troy Taylor, the boss of a Coca Cola bottling company, when asked at a recent Federal Reserve event whether he foresaw broad-based wage gains. His remarks (unlike the fizzy drinks he sells) were unsweetened. But experience suggests he may have a point. In most rich countries, real pay […]

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The rapid rise and fall of the Anbang empire
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RARELY in corporate history has a giant come and gone so quickly. Anbang was founded in 2004 as a small Chinese car-insurance company. By the start of last year it ranked among the world’s biggest insurers with some $300bn of assets, including stakes in hotels and financial firms across America, Europe and Asia. Given another […]

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Pricey housing markets mean co-living buildings are on the rise
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  MONDAY is “Game of Thrones” night at The Collective’s Old Oak building. Millennials congregate in TV rooms around the 11-storey, 550-person block. Some gather at the cinema, lounging on bean bags decorated with old graphics from Life magazine. Nothing gets residents out of their rooms like the hit TV show. This is not a […]

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Tensions Rise Among Undocumented Business Owners in the U.S.
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As many as 10 percent of the 11 million of illegal immigrants in the country own a business.

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Cisco adapts to the rise of cloud computing
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WHEN John Chambers ran Cisco, the world’s biggest maker of networking gear, his hyperactivity nearly matched that of the high-speed switches and routers that made the firm’s fortune. He pushed Cisco into dozens of new businesses, from set-top boxes to virtual health care. He travelled the world preaching the virtues of connectivity. In interviews it […]

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The Rapid Rise of the Gig Economy is Changing the Way We Work
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Freelancers are expected to make up 43% of the American workforce by 2020.

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The rise of “deep-tech” is boosting Paris’s startup scene
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EUROPE will never create a hub of tech firms and investors to rival Silicon Valley, many experts on entrepreneurship concur. Its markets are still fragmented along national lines, flows of capital into the region are limited and because of lingering, conservative attitudes to risk, few startups grow to rival American champions. “Europe is toxic”, argues […]

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The rise of artificial intelligence is creating new variety in the chip market, and trouble for Intel
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“WE ALMOST went out of business several times.” Usually founders don’t talk about their company’s near-death experiences. But Jen-Hsun Huang, the boss of Nvidia, has no reason to be coy. His firm, which develops microprocessors and related software, is on a winning streak. In the past quarter its revenues increased by 55%, reaching $2.2bn, and […]

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Report: Small Business Survival Rates Are on the Rise
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The Kauffman Foundation finds that Main Street businesses are experiencing levels of longevity not seen in three decades.

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Selling a GST rise will be easier if we can follow the money
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But the debate cannot be divorced from the question of what we will do with the money. Raising the GST is unpopular, and the public is unlikely … Pensions and other social security payments would need to rise to make sure the most vulnerable are no …

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