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Democrats pass law stripping employees of many arbitration rights

arbitration

Have Democrats killed arbitration? The House of Representatives just passed a bill that would make it harder and more expensive, even impossible, for Americans to resolve conflicts with their employers. The Forced ...

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News Briefs: America’s poor better off than Europeans; Economy boost coming?; Risky mortgages are back; ‘Beto’ all in for abortion until birth

news briefs

Here’s your daily news briefs. President Trump considering economy-boosting measures President Trump said he is considering measures to bolster the economy, including a reduction in capital-gains taxes. He also continued to press ...

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Bond market not signaling recession, experts say

bond market

WASHINGTON—U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Aug. 14, as the bond markets signaled concerns about a possible recession with the yield curve inverting for the first time in 12 years. The inverted yield curve, ...

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Tariffs working as Apple moves factories from China

tariffs

American media scoffed when President Donald Trump suggested American companies would move factories out of China as a result of new tariffs. Now, one of the largest companies in the world is ...

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Consumer confidence at 15-year high

consumer

U.S. consumers are the most confident about the economy at any time since the early 200s. Positive views on wages, purchasing and job outlook by Americans  jumped to a 15-year high in early May ...

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Study: Dollar store, Aldi produce same quality as supermarkets

produce quality

Consumers have been trained that supermarkets with the slick commercials, fancy lighting and beautiful fresh produce displays have better quality.  So buying your favorite fruits and vegetables at a discount store means ...

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Should stores be open on Thanksgiving?

stores

While some stores are making a point to shut down on Thanksgiving, many others are happy to be open and the trend seems to be growing for 2018. How should Christians respond? ...

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Consumers fear tech will increase loneliness

social tech

It’s hard to know what the future will bring, but a majority of US consumers think that five decades from now, we’ll all be overly dependent on tech and spend less time ...

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