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Six issues that could shape the future of the US job market

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Signage for a job fair is seen on 5th Avenue after the publication of the job report in Manhattan, New York City, USA, on September 3, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File Photo / File Photo November 8 (Reuters) – More than a year and a half after

Explanator: Key challenges for Japanese Prime Minister Kishida’s stimulus plan

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks at a press conference at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Tokyo, Japan October 14, 2021. Eugene Hoshiko / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo TOKYO, November 8 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s promise to deliver a major economic stimulus this

The US labor market is tightening; wage costs increase

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Signage for a job fair seen on 5th Avenue after the publication of the job report in Manhattan, New York City, USA, September 3, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly Weekly reports of unemployment fall by 14,000 to 269,000 Continued receivables decrease by 134,000 to 2,105 million Unit labor costs

Employment growth in the United States is picking up again; the shortage of labor remains

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The wage bill for non-agriculture will increase by 531,000 in October Unemployment falls to 4.6% from 4.8% The average hourly wage increases by 0.4%; up 4.9% compared to the previous year Labor force participation unchanged at 61.6% WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (Reuters) – U.S. employment rose more than expected in

Employment growth in the US picks up in October; unemployment falls to 4.6%

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A Brandon Motor Lodge displays a “Help Wanted” sign in Brandon, Florida, USA, June 1, 2021. REUTERS / Octavio Jones The non-agricultural wage list predicts an increase of 450,000 in October Unemployment has fallen to 4.7% from 4.8% Average hourly income forecast increases by 0.4% WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (Reuters)

The BOJ has been projecting low inflation for several years, signaling a delay in stimulus recall

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A man stands in front of the Bank of Japan’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, on May 22, 2020. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon BOJ keeps interest rate targets unchanged BOJ reduces this year’s growth, price fixed in quarterly report Gov. Kuroda is expected to inform the media at 0630 GMT

Analysis: The 1970s again? Stagflation debate splits Wall St

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US dollar bills appear on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington on November 14, 2014. REUTERS / Gary Cameron NEW YORK, October 27 (Reuters) – Phil Orlando has not heard many people mention stagflation since he was a financial journalist in the late

Canada’s plan to “tax the rich” leaves a large debt risk untouched

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NDP supporter Sophie Reynolds wears a “Tax the Rich” mask during an election campaign visit by New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh in Welland, Ontario, Canada September 15, 2021. REUTERS / Nick Iwanyshyn OTTAWA, October 18 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new government will impose higher taxes

China’s economy stumbles on power crisis, real estate shortage

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China’s GDP for the third quarter is growing by 4.9% y / y compared to 5.2% forecast Production growth in September was weakest since March 2020 Property construction prolongs downturns BEIJING, October 18 (Reuters) – China’s economy reached its slowest year-on-year growth in the third quarter, damaged by power

The United States is ending a record high, millions of jobs when the labor market tightens

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A restaurant advertising job looks set to attract workers in Oceanside, California, USA, May 10, 2021. REUTERS / Mike Blake Vacancies will fall from 659,000 to 10.4 million in August Volunteers stop increasing by 242,000 to 4.3 million The employment of services is the largest decline in eight months