U.S. Job Growth Likely Picked Up in September

U.S. Job Growth Likely Picked Up in September

This post was originally published on this siteEconomists estimate that employers created 500,000 jobs in September, more than double the number added in August, according to a Wall Street Journal survey.

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Senate leaders announce debt limit deal

Senate leaders announce debt limit deal

This post was originally published on this site Senate leaders hope to pass the bill, which would increase the borrowing limit by $480 billion, as soon as today. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

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Recent White House study on taxes shows the wealthy pay a lower rate than everybody else

Recent White House study on taxes shows the wealthy pay a lower rate than everybody else

This post was originally published on this site A decade ago, in an essay for The New York Times, Warren Buffett disclosed that he had paid nearly $7 million in federal taxes in 2010. “That sounds like a lot of money,” he wrote. “But what I paid was only 17.4...

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Democrats warn of looming downgrade as US faces debt default crisis

Democrats warn of looming downgrade as US faces debt default crisis

This post was originally published on this site Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer warned Tuesday that the United States was flirting with a disastrous downgrade in its credit rating as lawmakers remained deadlocked over how to stave off a debt default with just days to spare. Democrats say the Senate...

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As a Debt Default Looms, the White House Warns of a Financial Crisis

As a Debt Default Looms, the White House Warns of a Financial Crisis

This post was originally published on this site‘A default would send shock waves through global financial markets,’ officials at the White House Council of Economic Advisers warned.

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What Biden plans to do differently when it comes to trade with China

What Biden plans to do differently when it comes to trade with China

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Ambassador Katherine Tai, who serves as the U.S. Trade Representative, about the Biden administration’s trade policy with regards to China.

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Facebook chooses ‘profit over safety,’ says whistleblower

Facebook chooses ‘profit over safety,’ says whistleblower

This post was originally published on this site The whistleblower who shared a trove of Facebook documents alleging the social media giant knew its products were fueling hate and harming children’s mental health revealed her identity Sunday in a televised interview, and accused the company of choosing “profit over safety.”...

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U.S. trade representative to speak on Biden’s plans with China

U.S. trade representative to speak on Biden’s plans with China

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will lay out its approach to trade with China on Monday after months of examining what to do about massive tariffs put in place by former President Donald Trump.

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