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Jul 22, 2019

Equifax Reaches Up To $700 Million Settlement Over Massive Data Breach
The credit bureau Equifax will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a massive data breach two years ago. The agreement settles claims by federal and state authorities.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 22, 2019

As Manhattan DA, Morgenthau Pursued Drug Dealers And Crooked Banks Alike
Robert Morgenthau, the patrician lawman who a former aide said spent four decades "making mischief for people who engaged in bad conduct," died Sunday at age 99.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 22, 2019

Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement
The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a massive 2017 data breach that affected more than 148 million people.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 22, 2019

The Success Of Streaming Has Been Great For Some, But Is There A Better Way?
Chastened since the turn of the millennium, the streaming revolution has now revivified the recording industry — at least, those at the top of it. What are the alternatives, then?

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 20, 2019

ProPublica Report: Black Americans Lose Big Under Longtime Property Provision
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks to ProPublica reporter Lizzie Presser about heirs property, a form of land ownership that has cost black Americans billions of dollars in land loss.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 19, 2019

Why Taquerias Are Making Guacamole Without Avocados
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with journalist Javier Cabral of L.A. Taco about taquerias using avocado-less guacamole.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 19, 2019

What Facebook And Mercy Corps Can Gain (And Lose) From A Digital Currency Partnership
Mercy Corps believes that the Libra currency, set to launch in 2020, could help funnel aid to the poor. But critics wonder why the charitable group has partnered with a controversial company.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 19, 2019

Does Facebook Need A Humanitarian Partner For Its New Digital Currency?
The aid group Mercy Corps believes that the new Libra currency could help funnel aid to the poor. But critics wonder why the charity has teamed up with a controversial company.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 19, 2019

KLM Airlines Was Asked: Which Seats Are The Safest In A Crash?
KLM responded that seats in the middle are better. The seats at the ends are worse. Some people were baffled that the airline would bring up plane crashes at all.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 19, 2019

Instagram Slowly Tests Hiding The Number Of Likes On A Post
Instagram is experiment hiding the number of likes on posts. The company says it wants people to be more comfortable expressing themselves and less focused on their tally of likes.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 18, 2019

Toys"R"Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 18, 2019

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 18, 2019

Toys R Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach
More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 18, 2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Loses Appeal, Will Stay In Prison
In addition to ordering Shkreli to stay in prison, a fedeal appeals court also affirmed that he must forfeit more than $7.3 million, along with paying restitution of $388,336

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

Democrats Issue Warnings Against Viral Russia-Based Face-Morphing App
FaceApp's surge in popularity has driven Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential "national security and privacy risks" to Americans.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

'No Meaningful Oversight': ICE Contractor Overlooked Problems At Detention Centers
Public scrutiny of the health and safety conditions at immigration detention centers is growing. But the contractor ICE hired to inspect those conditions is accused of ignoring problems for years.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

Car Shopping, Handbags And Wealthy Uncles: The Quest To Explain High Drug Prices
Trump administration officials say drugs' list prices are like cars' sticker prices — easily negotiated. But in the life and death world of medicine, health economists say, that analogy falls apart.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

How Does Drug Pricing Work? Hint: It's More Like Designer Handbags Than Cars
The Trump administration compares drug list prices to car sticker prices. But drugmakers can price medicines as high as the market will bear. And consumers have little bargaining power.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

EU Investigates If Amazon Hurts Competition By Using Sellers' Data
The European Union's antitrust arm will evaluate Amazon's role as both a retailer and a marketplace for others. One focus will be on Amazon's use of data collected from third-party sellers.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 17, 2019

This Economic Theory Could Be Used To Pay For The Green New Deal
Liberal Democrats have embraced an obscure brand of economics — "Modern Monetary Theory" — to make the case for deficit-financed government programs like the Green New Deal for clean energy and jobs.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Federal Judge Orders Release Of Dataset Showing Drug Industry's Role In Opioid Crisis
As addiction has soared, drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies profited off opioids. Newly released data details who made the pills, where they were sold, and which communities were hit hardest.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Google's Search Bias On Trial In Washington
A Senate panel is looking to see if the company is keeping conservative media and bloggers out of top search results. Google has previously denied political bias.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

GOP Puts Alleged Google Search Bias On Trial
A Senate panel is looking to see if the company is keeping conservative media and bloggers out of top search results. Google has previously denied political bias.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

GOP Puts Google Search On Trial In DC
A Senate panel is looking to see if the company is keeping conservative media and bloggers out of top search results. Google has previously denied political bias.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Game Mode: Loot Boxes And The Law
Should the government regulate in-game purchases?

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Big Tech In The Hot Seat As Congress Probes Monopoly Power, Digital Currency
Lawmakers in the Senate and House are questioning lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

'Facebook Is Dangerous:' Firms In Hot Seat As Congress Probes Big Tech
Lawmakers in the Senate and House are questioning lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Tech Firms To Face Lawmakers Over Antitrust, Digital Currency
Lawmakers in the Senate and House will question lobbyists and officials from Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple on an array of issues, including whether they're so big they stifle competition.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

The Dawn Of Low-Carbon Shipping
The shipping industry is starting to move away from pollutant-intensive heavy fuel oil. Scientists and private companies are betting on a clean replacement technology: hydrogen fuel cells.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Netflix Cuts Controversial Suicide Scene From '13 Reasons Why'
The show is centered around the suicide of a teenage girl, and the first season's finale shows her taking her own life. Several organizations raised concerns that it could romanticize suicide.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

What Did Wimbledon Teach Us About Genius?
Federer, Djokovic — and the debate between specialists and generalists.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Congress' Power Struggle With Big Tech Will Be On Display At Hearings
There are three congressional hearings scheduled on Tuesday — each exploring the growing influence that a handful of tech companies have over billions of people.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

News Brief: Trump Tweets, Asylum Rule, Big Tech Hearings
Trump doubles down on racist remarks directed at freshmen congresswomen of color. White House implements a new rule for asylum-seekers. And, big tech comes to Capitol Hill for congressional hearings.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 16, 2019

Opioid Case Against Johnson & Johnson Is In The Hands Of Oklahoma Judge
After a seven-week trial, a judge in Oklahoma is now considering whether Johnson & Johnson should be held responsible for the state's opioid epidemic. The state is asking for more than $17 billion.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Trump Taps Health Care Expert As Acting Top White House Economist
President Trump has been expected to nominate Tomas Philipson as permanent chair of his Council of Economic Advisers. Philipson, an expert on health economics, succeeds Kevin Hassett.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

2 Major Airlines Cancel Thousands Of Boeing Max Flights Through November
The Federal Aviation Administration found a new problem in Boeing's max plane last month, so it will like be several more months before the troubled plane is certified to fly passengers again.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Airlines Cancel Boeing Max Flights Into November; Holiday Flights Could Be Next
The Federal Aviation Administration found a new problem in Boeing's max plane last month, so it will like be several more months before the troubled plane is certified to fly passengers again.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Amazon's Prime Day Marked With Competing Sales And High Profile Walkout
More than 200 retailers are hosting sales to compete with Amazon's two-day discount event, Prime Day. This year is also marked by the highest profile labor action planned at a U.S. Amazon warehouse.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Alan Turing, Computing Genius And WWII Hero, To Be On U.K.'s New 50-Pound Note
For decades, Turing's status as a giant in mathematics was largely unknown, thanks to the secrecy around his computer research and the social taboos about his sexuality.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Alan Turing, WWII Hero And Computing Genius, To Be On Bank Of England's 50-Pound Note
For decades, Turing's status as a giant in mathematics was largely unknown, thanks to the secrecy around his computer research and the social taboos about his sexuality.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

Giant Shipper Bets Big On Ending Its Carbon Emissions. Will It Pay Off?
Maersk, the world's largest container shipping company, has set a massive goal for itself: going carbon-neutral by 2050. This would be good for the world. But how would it be good for the bottom line?

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

China's Economy Slows To Record Low, While Trump Pushes U.S. Iron And Steel
The pace of growth in the second quarter was at its lowest since 1992, when China's records began. The National Bureau of Statistics attributed the change to a complicated international environment.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

China's Economy Falters; Slowest Growth In Nearly 3 Decades
The pace of growth in the second quarter was at its slowest since 1992. The National Bureau of Statistics attributed the change to a complicated international environment.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 15, 2019

'It's A Career Ender': 2 LGBTQ Former Dell Workers Share Their Stories
A former Dell worker said she had such a rough time at the company because of her appearance that she filed a human rights complaint. Another former worker alleges bias over her gender transition.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 14, 2019

In Boston, Web App Matches Budget Renters With Senior Homeowners
In Boston, a web app called "Nesterly" matches would-be renters with people who have a room to spare and could use a little help around the house.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 14, 2019

Placing Facebook's $5 Billion Fine In Context
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel about Facebook's $5 billion fine levied by the Federal Trade Commission.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 14, 2019

Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Boycotts
Americus Reed II, a professor of marketing at the Wharton School of Business, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the effectiveness of consumer campaigns to pressure brands.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 13, 2019

A Bug's Life: Remembering The Classic Volkswagen Beetle
The last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Mexico this week. We remember the beloved automotive icon with stories from our listeners.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Data Shows U.S. Trade Gap With China Widened During Month Of June
President Trump promoted his trade agenda in Wisconsin on Friday, as new data shows a widening trade deficit with China.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Once Considered Creepy, Location Apps Now Seen As Critical For Safety, Logistics
Some say location sharing is crucial in emergency situations. But it's also changing the way people interact in relationships.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Scott Galloway: Have We Let The Tech Giants Monopolize More Than The Economy?
Scott Galloway says companies like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple have too much power. Not only do they affect the economic and cultural fabric of our society, they affect our basic life choices.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Barbie Pays Homage To David Bowie 50 Years AFter 'Space Oddity'
To honor the anniversary, Mattel has come out with a Bowie Barbie that channels the pop icon's alter ego Ziggy Stardust. She's got the red mullet, gold makeup and the iconic metallic spacesuit.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Barbie's Homage To David Bowie, 50 Years After 'Space Oddity'
To honor the anniversary, Mattel has come out with a Bowie Barbie that channels the pop icon's alter ego Ziggy Stardust. She's got the red mullet, gold makeup and the iconic metallic spacesuit.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Anticipated Immigration Raids Have Minnesota Dairy Farmers On Edge
In rural Minnesota, local dairy farmers rely on Hispanic immigrants for labor. And as agents arrest employees on their way to their jobs, farmers are pushing back.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Digital Tax Passed In France Is Aimed At U.S. Tech Giants
French lawmakers have approved a tax on digital companies that will affect U.S. technology behemoths such as Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple. The U.S. government is threatening to retaliate.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 12, 2019

Trade Issue Between Japan And South Korea Revives Memories Of Past Disputes
Japan slapped export restrictions on materials South Korea uses in high tech manufacturing. South Korea's president says there's an unprecedented emergency in its relationship with Japan.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

Bye-bye, Herbie: Tell Us About Your VW Beetle
The last Volkswagen Beetle has rolled off the assembly line in Puebla, Mexico, and we're feeling nostalgic. Tell us your favorite VW Beetle memory!

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

Will Your Job Still Exist In 2030?
New research finds automation widening the gap between urban and rural areas and dramatically affecting people who didn't go to college or didn't finish high school.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

France Approves Tax On Big Tech, And U.S. Threatens To Retaliate
French officials have been frustrated that digital companies have been able to avoid taxes by establishing their European headquarters in countries that offer corporations low tax rates.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

From The Warehouse To IT: Amazon Offering 100,000 Workers Tech Training
Amazon plans to invest $700 million to train a third of its U.S. workforce for higher-skilled jobs. The company acknowledged that workers could use their new skills to seek jobs outside Amazon.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

The Digital Disruption Of The Banking Industry
New tech and automation have caused banks to adjust to how people today interact (or don't) with money.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

Trump To Invite Social Media Companies To 'Big Meeting' To Discuss Censorship
The White House hosted conservative activists and bloggers for a social media summit but did not invite Facebook and Twitter. Thursday, the president announced another gathering.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

Far-Right Social Media Personalities Headed To The White House
The Trump administration has invited high-profile, conservative activists and bloggers to the White House for a social media summit. But they did not invite Facebook and Twitter.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

News Brief: Acosta Defends Plea Deal, Student Loan Lawsuit, Tension in Strait of Hormuz
Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta is defending a plea deal he oversaw nearly a dozen years ago as a U.S. attorney in Florida. Also, a major teachers' union is suing the U.S. Department of Education.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 11, 2019

Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren't Forgiven
One of the biggest U.S. teachers unions is suing the Department of Education, alleging a loan forgiveness program for millions of public service workers violates federal law and the Constitution.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Home Depot Responds To Calls For Boycott Over Co-Founder's Support For Trump
Bernie Marcus said he was backing Trump's 2020 presidential bid, prompting a backlash against the home improvement giant. Trump, in turn, tweeted his support for Home Depot.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Instagram To Flag Hateful Comments Before You Send Them
Instagram is rolling out a feature that will notify users when their comments may contain harmful or offensive content, then give them the opportunity to undo the posts before other users see them.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Fed Chairman Powell Hints At Interest Rate Cut; Stocks Rally
The Federal Reserve chairman is testifying before Congress this week about challenges the economy faces. Stocks rallied in anticipation the central bank will lower interest rates later this month.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Foresight 2020: Governor Jay Inslee
Inslee's campaign focuses on fighting climate change.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Should Resign, Sen. Jon Tester Says
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Jon Tester of Montana about calls for U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to resign due to his role in financier Jeffrey Epstein's plea deal.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Your Hummus Habit Could Be Good For The Earth
High in fiber and protein, chickpeas are playing a starring role on menus. They're also good for soil health — and growing demand could help restore soils depleted by decades of intensive farming.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

Student Debt Forgiveness Sounds Good. What Might Happen If The Government Did It?
It could boost the economy, but experts say that not all plans to wipe out student debt increase racial and economic equity.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 10, 2019

News Brief: Migrants At Border, 2020 Census Case, Labor Secretary Under Scrutiny
Fewer people were apprehended at the U.S. border in June than in May. Judge rules Trump administration can't change legal team in census case. And, pressure mounts for U.S. labor secretary to resign.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Amazon Workers Threaten To Strike On First Day Of Retailer's Summer Sale Event
Amazon workers in Minnesota are planning a six-hour strike on Monday to coincide with the first day of retailer's summer sale event, Amazon Prime Day.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Trump Can't Block Twitter Followers, Federal Appeals Court Rules
The appeals court upheld a lower court decision from last year that says the president conducts government business on his personal Twitter account, so all Americans must be able to access it.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

France Plans To Put An 'Ecotax' On Nearly All Air Travel
The new tax could bring in some $200 million that would be used to support modes of travel that pollute less — such as trains.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Virgin Galactic Plans To Become First Publicly Traded Spaceflight Company
Billionaire Richard Branson is partnering with a group of investors to take his space tourism company public. The stock market debut is expected later this year.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

The Last VW Beetle Rolls Off The Assembly Line In Mexico This Week
An emblem of the hippie era in America, the car was marketed in the U.S. as adorably uncool. Volkswagen sold the bug with cheeky slogans like "It's ugly, but it gets you there."

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

'The Vagabonds' Details The Publicity-Encouraged Road Trips Of Edison And Ford
Jeff Guinn weaves in a portrait of America's burgeoning love affair with the automobile. But his book rests heavy on the men's positive attributes, while shying away from their "unfortunate flaws."

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

These Are The People Struggling The Most To Pay Back Student Loans
Some borrowers default on their student loans at much higher rates than others — and they're not the borrowers with the highest debt.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

The Math Whiz Who Won The Lottery 14 Times
Buying a lottery ticket is a bad deal. The odds are against you, even with a giant pot. But one guy figured out how to flip the odds in his favor ... 14 times.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Pharma Companies To Disclose Drug Prices In TV Ads
Television-ad rule, which had support from the Trump administration and consumer rights advocates, is a blow to the White House searching for ways to pressure pharmaceutical companies to lower prices.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Texas To Ask Federal Appeals Court To Pull The Plug On Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act goes on trial Tuesday in New Orleans. The appeals case — Texas versus United States — is yet another lawsuit that seeks to have President Obama's signature law overturned.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

Millennials Rely On Parents For Financial Help, Study Shows
Many millennials receive financial help from their parents to pay off student debt and buy homes. That trend is shaping their attitudes toward money and the general responsibilities of adulthood.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 09, 2019

HHS Inspector General Finds Serious Flaws In 20% Of U.S. Hospice Programs
Two new reports from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have found widespread problems in hospice care and say the government needs to open its scorecards on hospice care to the public.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 08, 2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Boost 17 Million Workers, Cut 1.3 Million Jobs, CBO Says
The Congressional Budget Office analyzed the impact of lifting the $7.25 federal minimum wage to $15 by 2025. The House is expected to vote next week on a bill to lift the federal minimum.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 08, 2019

How A Grocery Store's Plan To Shame Customers Into Using Reusable Bags Backfired
A Canadian grocery store put embarrassing slogans on plastic bags, such as "Wart Ointment Wholesale" and "Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium" to get customers to use reusable shopping bags.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 08, 2019

White House Touts Help For Poor Areas — But Questions Endure Over Who'll Benefit
Opportunity zones were created with the 2017 tax cut to bolster low-income communities. But depending on how the funds are spent, investors who get tax incentives could see the biggest gains.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 08, 2019

Germany's Largest Bank Announces Enormous Restructuring
Deutsche Bank says it is setting up what's called a "bad bank," to rope off its bad investments from good ones. And, it is also cutting 18,000 jobs and shaking up senior management.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 07, 2019

Microsoft Closes The Book On Its E-Library, Erasing All User Content
The move comes as a result of Digital Rights Management, an approach that allows companies to prevent piracy. Every purchased book will be disappear this month.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 07, 2019

Starbucks Apologizes To Police Officers Who Were Asked To Leave An Arizona Store
Police in the city of Tempe say a barista asked them to leave or move away from a customer who "did not feel safe" with officers nearby.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 06, 2019

Barbershop: Nike Recalls 'Racist' Air Max Shoe
NPR's Michel Martin speaks about the controversy with journalist Alyssa Rosenberg, professor Joseph Cooper and fashion blogger Eugene Rabkin.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 06, 2019

Taking Stock Of The June Jobs Numbers
According to the Labor Department, employers added 224,000 jobs in June, despite a disappointing May. The strong job market could reduce pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 05, 2019

Why Cash Transfer Apps Don't Always Let You Hit 'Undo' On Transactions
Phone-based apps are offering people many new ways to pay, and many of them are wondering about chargebacks, and why some apps allow people to hit undo and why others don't.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 05, 2019

Labor Department Says U.S. Employers Added 224,000 Jobs In June
The U.S. job market picked up steam in June. Employers added 224,000 jobs, more than triple May's numbers. The unemployment rate inched up to 3.7% as more workers entered the job market.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 05, 2019

Jobs And Minimum Wage
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the June jobs report, wage growth and debate over raising the federal minimum wage.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 05, 2019

June Employment Report Expected To Show Rebound In Job Growth
Forecasters expect to see a modest pickup in job growth Friday when the Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report. Despite uncertainty surrounding trade, unemployment remains low.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 05, 2019

Hiring Rebounds In June As Employers Add 224,000 Jobs
Job growth rebounded strongly last month as employers added 224,000 jobs. That followed a disappointing May when employers added just 72,000 jobs.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 04, 2019

As Endeavor Talent Agency Prepares To Go Public, Investors Are Wary
Legendary talent agent Ari Emanuel's company, Endeavor, is preparing for an IPO, just as the Writers Guild of America membership has fired all its agents.

NPR Topics: Business
Jul 04, 2019

Despite Internal Drama, Endeavor Talent Agency Prepares To Go Public
Legendary talent agent Ari Emanuel's company, Endeavor, is preparing for an IPO, just as the Writers Guild of America membership has fired all its agents.

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