Insight: Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

Wang Zhishen was thrilled when Danish shipper A.P. Moller-Maersk gave him two months' paid leave, relishing the chance to spend time with his wife and daughters in China's remote northwestern Gansu province.
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Jet Airways falls; lenders may take write-off - report

Shares of Jet Airways (India) Ltd fell as much as 3.2 percent on Friday, on track for their ninth session of losses this month, amid a media report stating that the debt-laden carrier's lenders might write-off up to a fourth of its debt.
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NZ dollar heading for weekly slide as outlook weakens

The New Zealand dollar is headed for a 1 per cent slide against its US counterpart this week as investors see improving prospects there but potential headwinds here.The kiwi was trading at 67.61 US cents at 5pm from 67.60 late yesterday... [Author: [email protected]]
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China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

BEIJING (AP) — China's slowing economy is squeezing the urban workers and entrepreneurs the ruling Communist Party is counting on to help transform this country from a low-wage factory floor into a prosperous consumer market.Headline... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Communist Party

China trims 2017 GDP growth rate just before 2018 pace unveiled

China's statistics bureau on Friday revised down its final 2017 gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 6.8 percent from 6.9 percent, after scaling back initial estimates of the industrial and services sector.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews

Global Markets: Asia stocks advance on U.S.-China trade relief

Asian stocks advanced on Friday as a report of progress in U.S.-China trade talks stirred hopes of a deal in their tariff dispute and supported risk sentiment.
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U.S. likely to cut number of Iran oil sanctions waivers in May - analysts

The United States is likely to extend waivers from sanctions on Iranian oil imports in May but will reduce the number of countries receiving them to placate top buyers China and India and to decrease the chance of higher oil prices, analysts said.
Tags: Money, China, India, Iran, businessNews, United States

Twitter suffers privacy scare as bug reveals tweets of protected accounts

If you set your Twitter account to private and you have an Android device, you'd better check your settings now. Twitter says it's just fixed a four-year-old bug that flipped the privacy switch to make the account public. The post Twitter suffers privacy scare as bug reveals tweets of protected accounts appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Twitter privacy scare as bug reveals tweets of protected accounts

If you set your Twitter account to private and you have an Android device, you'd better check your settings now. Twitter says it's just fixed a four-year-old bug that flipped the privacy switch to make the account public. The post Twitter privacy scare as bug reveals tweets of protected accounts appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Bermuda: Bermuda's Economic Substance Legislation Becomes Operative - Appleby

The Minister of Finance will determine whether an entity is compliant with the economic substance requirements.
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Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos forum: press secretary

President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial U.S. government shutdown, according to a statement released by Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday.
Tags: Money, Davos, businessNews, Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Davos Switzerland, Sarah Sanders

Indian regulator orders more checks on planes with Pratt & Whitney engines

India's air safety watchdog on Thursday directed airlines to make extra checks on their Airbus A320neo aircraft fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines as part of new safety protocols after temporary grounding orders affected the planes last year.
Tags: Money, India, businessNews, Whitney, Pratt, Pratt Whitney

5 things to know about workplace retirement plan hardship withdrawals

The current, and longest-ever, federal government shutdown has made it painfully clear that many of Uncle Sam's employees don't have an emergency savings cushion. They are not alone. A study released last summer found that only about a quarter of all Americans across nearly all ages and generations have no savings whatsoever in an emergency fund. Just more than a quarter of U.S. residents, 29 percent, had saved enough to cover six months' worth of living expenses. When people do save, they tend...
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Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

Major consumer companies including Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Nestle are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked.
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California sees its first home sales drop in four years

California’s housing market ended 2018 on a down note, with sales for 2018 as a whole down for the first time in four years and home price gains showing signs of leveling off, Realtor economists reported Thursday, Jan. 17. A volatile stock market and political and economic uncertainty contributed to the market slowdown, according to the California Association of Realtors. But the main culprit was fewer buyers able to afford a home. “California’s housing market in 2018 was hindered by endlessly r...
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ECB rate hike to be delayed as recession risks rise again: Reuters poll

The European Central Bank is expected to wait until the fourth quarter to raise its deposit rate, later than thought just a month ago, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who also said the chances of a euro zone recession have grown.
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Japan's consumer inflation slows to 7-month low, adds to BOJ's travails

Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed to a seven-month low in December as soft household spending kept firms from raising prices, a further sign of the growing challenge faced by the central bank in achieving its elusive 2 percent target.
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25 years later, local leaders gather to share lessons learned after Northridge quake

When the Jan. 17 1994 Northridge earthquake shook his home, Cary Van Ausdall didn’t have much time to assess damage to his Santa Clarita house. Instead, as a Red Cross volunteer, he raced out assist residents impacted by the disaster. The 25th anniversary of the devastating earthquake, he said, is a reminder that the city should be prepared for the next big one. “Being prepared will get you an opportunity to sleep at night,” he said. Ausdall joined local leaders at California State University, N...
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High-flying gaming startups Unity and Improbable have ended their feud peacefully after a very public battle that involved the creator of 'Fortnite'

High-flying game development company Unity has backed down after a bitter battle with $2 billion Improbable. Unity updated its terms of services on Wednesday to put in writing that Improbable, and any other developer, can continue using the Unity platform without restriction — seemingly ending the fight.  At one point, Epic Games — the creator of "Fortnite" got involved in this beef. But Epic CEO Tim Sweeney tweeted his support for Unity's new update, signalling a trilateral detente. It l...
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Skadden law firm, linked to Manafort, settles U.S. case on Ukraine work

A prominent law firm whose work has come under scrutiny in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe reached a settlement with federal prosecutors on Thursday, acknowledging it should have registered as a foreign agent for a 2012 report aimed at discrediting a former prime minister of Ukraine.
Tags: Money, Russia, Ukraine, businessNews, Skadden, Robert Mueller, Manafort

China revises down 2017 GDP growth to 6.8 percent vs 6.9 percent previously

China's statistics bureau said on Friday that it has revised down the country's 2017 gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 6.8 percent from 6.9 percent previously.
Tags: Money, China, businessNews

Netflix forecast misses Wall Street view, shares dip

Netflix Inc forecast first-quarter revenue slightly below Wall Street estimates on Thursday, even after a record quarter for new customers, sending shares of the world's largest streaming service down 4 percent in after-hours trading.
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Trump team weighs surprise tariff cut in hopes of securing China trade deal

The Trump administration is considering eliminating tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese imports to spur progress toward a trade deal, less than two weeks before a high-level delegation from Beijing is scheduled to arrive in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, Beijing, Trump

'May contain hair': Hell launches 'Unruly Tourist' pizza

Hell Pizza is capitalising on the hype surrounding the much-maligned British family visiting New Zealand with the launch of a new pizza. A billboard which has just gone live at Victoria Park trumpets the limited edition "Unruly... [Author: [email protected]]
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To elude the parking challenges, here’s how to get to the Women’s March LA, Jan. 19, using public transportation

  Women’s March LA 2019 map. (Courtesy of Women’s March LA) You’ve decided to take part in Women’s March LA 2019 and you know that the organizers are expecting around 250,000 participants. Streets will be closed as early as 7 a.m. around Pershing Square and Los Angeles City Hall, according to the latest from Los Angeles Department of Traffic. Plus, traffic and where to park will be a challenge around Pershing Square where the rally and march kicks off. The organizers of Women’s March LA hav...
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KiwiBuild unit head Stephen Barclay resigns with immediate effect

The head of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development's KiwiBuild unit Stephen Barclay has resigned with immediate effect in the midst of an employment dispute.His resignation was announced in a one-line statement from a PR... [Author: [email protected]]
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The head of the KiwiBuild unit, Stephen Barclay, has resigned

The head of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development's KiwiBuild unit, Stephen Barclay, has resigned after an "employment issue".His resignation will take place with immediate effect, a one-line media statement, sent from a... [Author: [email protected]]
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Marijuana home deliveries: new rules rile California pot market

California has finalised its rules governing the nation's largest legal marijuana market, a milestone coming more than a year after the state broadly legalised cannabis sales for adults.But a dispute over home deliveries into communities... [Author: [email protected]]
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With little learning happening inside strike-humbled LAUSD schools, high achievers feel the pressure not to fall behind

Jaimie Lee and Dalia Elrih, juniors at Los Angeles Unified School District’s John Marshall High School, have the same ambitious class schedule: AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Environmental Science, AP Calculus and honors U.S. History. The two picketed with striking LAUSD teachers outside the school on Monday and joined a UTLA rally downtown. But in the days since, they’ve veered in different directions absent teachers — one hitting the books at school and the other at home — in an attempt to stay ...
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