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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/27/18
On Monday, November 26, General Motors announced that it was cutting 15,000 jobs.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/24/18
Stocks fell again on Friday, November 23, pulled down by the falling price of oil. The broadest major stock market index, the Standard & Poor’s 500, which measures the prices of 500 large U.S. corporations, officially entered correction territory, by closing more than 10% below its all-time high. This has been the worst week for the stocks in the S&P 500 in 80 years.
BY Maddie Hendrick | Tallahassee, FL | 11/23/18
On November 7, students, activists and community members from around the Tallahassee area gathered at The Plant Arts Center to celebrate the 101st anniversary of the 1917 October Revolution in Russia.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/22/18
U.S. stocks couldn’t hold on to early gains, November 21, as their attempt to bounce after two days of large losses largely fizzled.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 11/21/18
On Tuesday, November 20, stocks and other financial markets staged a broad retreat.
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BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/27/18
On Friday, October 26, the U.S. stock market fell again.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/17/18
On October 15, the U.S. Treasury department said that the federal government budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2018 soared 17% from the previous year, to $779 billion.
BY Masao Suzuki | San José, CA | 10/13/18
On Wednesday and Thursday, October 10 and 11, U.S. stock markets slumped, with the widely followed Dow Jones Industrial Average or Dow down over 800 points on Wednesday and another 500 points on Thursday.
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BY Fight Back! Editors | United States | 10/07/18
On, Sept. 30, Canada agreed to changes in NAFTA pushed by the Trump administration following an earlier agreement by Mexico. The New NAFTA still needs to be approved by the legislators of all three countries, and a vote is not expected in the U.S. Congress until early next year. Wall Street seemed satisfied with the agreement, with most U.S. stock market indices going up the next day.
BY staff | Washington, DC | 9/19/18
Contract negotiations between United Steelworkers (USW) and U.S. Steel have failed to make headway after an overwhelmingly successful strike authorization vote took place earlier this month. In what has been described by the negotiating committee as a “frustrating series of negotiations,” the company continues to offer the same concessionary proposals by shifting around wages, benefits and bonuses.
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