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By in Business on September 14, 2020
BUSINESS • Today
Starter salaries rising amid candidate shortages
August 5, 2021
KPMG research shows now is a good time to be looking for a job, due to high demand from employers.
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Richard Trumka, Longtime AFL-CIO Leader, Dies
August 5, 2021
The president of the largest union organization in the U.S. and a vocal supporter of Democrats has died of a heart attack at the age of 72.
Stocks Rise as Jobless Claims Drop
August 5, 2021
The S&P 500 edged higher on data showing that unemployment-benefits applications dropped modestly and the trade deficit widened.
Iran Swears In New President as Unease Grows in West
August 5, 2021
For the first time in years, all branches of power in Iran are under the control of hard-liners, adding to unease that the Islamic Republic’s relations with the West could worsen.
Auto Insurers Face Bumpy Road Ahead
August 5, 2021
As people return to normal driving habits, insurers are seeing more accident losses—but they are also starting to look toward higher rates, too.
Amazon Delays Return to Office to 2022
August 5, 2021
The online retail giant is the latest business to adjust return-to-work plans amid concerns about the Delta variant.
U.S. to Set Electric-Vehicle Sales Target of 50% by 2030
August 5, 2021
The Biden administration and auto makers are set to announce that half of all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. by 2030 would be electric vehicles under voluntary targets.
U.S. to Set Electric-Vehicle Sales Target of 50% by 2030
August 5, 2021
The Biden administration and auto makers are set to announce that half of all cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. by 2030 would be electric vehicles under voluntary targets.
China's Corporate Crackdown Is Just Getting Started. Signs Point to More Tumult Ahead.
August 5, 2021
Chinese regulators are pushing businesses to do more to serve the Communist Party’s goals—rattling markets in the process. Investors, analysts and company executives say it isn’t over yet.
Exxon Considers Pledging 'Net Zero' Carbon by 2050
August 5, 2021
The oil company is facing pressure from investors to demonstrate a bolder path to reducing emissions.