Economy

As Hiring Slows, Employers Say It’s Getting Harder to Find Workers

Travis Bean sanding doors at Western Building Products outside Milwaukee. The company’s president said, “Our problem today is just finding…

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A.I. as Talent Scout: Unorthodox Hires, and Maybe Lower Pay

CreditCreditMengxin Li One day this fall, Ashutosh Garg, the chief executive of a recruiting service called Eightfold.ai, turned up a…

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Interest Rates Likely to Rise in December, Recap of Fed Meeting Shows

Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman. The central bank is poised to raise interest rates at its next meeting…

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G.M., Not Trump, Is the Real Villain to Some Ohio Factory Workers

The General Motors plant in Lordstown, Ohio, hails visitors with a sign showcasing the Chevrolet model made there. G.M. said…

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A $2 Billion Question: Did New York and Virginia Overpay for Amazon?

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York looked on as Mayor Bill de Blasio shook hands Tuesday with John Schoettler,…

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What Democratic Control of the House Could Mean for Your Wallet

Demonstrators in Salt Lake City last year protesting efforts to replace the Affordable Care Act. Once in control of the…

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The Economy Didn’t Save Republicans After All

President Trump greeting Representative Jason Lewis of Minnesota at a rally last month. Mr. Lewis lost his re-election bid even…

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When Sears Flourished, So Did Workers. At Amazon, It’s More Complicated.

Amazon gave Julia Teran six shares of stock, now worth more than $10,000. But the company will no longer give…

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