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The United States Just Made a Big Decision About Chinese Solar Power - Here's What It Means

The United States Just Made a Big Decision About Chinese Solar Power – Here’s What It Means

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined that four of the eight Chinese solar companies it investigates are “attempting to circumvent U.S. duties by performing minor processing in one of the Southeast Asian countries before shipping in the USA”. Here’s what that means for the US solar industry. December 5 update: One of the …

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There's Bad News About the Big Social Security Rise of 2023

There’s Bad News About the Big Social Security Rise of 2023

(Christy Biber) Social Security retirees will get a huge increase in benefits in 2023. Their monthly checks will increase by 8.7%. This increase in benefits is the largest annual increase in pension payments in the past four decades. Seniors may be delighted to see their payments increase so much. But there’s some really bad news …

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The United States Just Made a Big Decision About Chinese Solar Power - Here's What It Means

The United States Just Made a Big Decision About Chinese Solar Power – Here’s What It Means

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has determined that four of the eight Chinese solar companies it investigates are “attempting to circumvent U.S. duties by performing minor processing in one of the Southeast Asian countries before shipping in the USA”. Here’s what that means for the US solar industry. The DOC found that the four …

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After the big resignation and the silent resignations, the era of "loud dismissals" has arrived

After the big resignation and the silent resignations, the era of “loud dismissals” has arrived

Shocking layoff news overshadows a bright labor market. Within weeks, massive layoffs, mostly in tech, including at Twitter, Meta, Amazon, Salesforce, HP, Lyft, Doordash and more, grabbed headlines. More than 50,000 tech workers lost their jobs in November, compared to 12,600 in October, according to Layoffs.fyi. To be clear, overall layoffs remain historically low. Throughout …

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3 Ways to Transition from Big City to Small Town Could Save You Thousands of Dollars

Image source: Getty Images Should we consider a change of pace? Key points You will most likely find lower housing costs in a smaller town. If you want to start a small business, living in a small town can make it easier and cheaper. Small towns have affordable artistic and cultural offerings. Life in a …

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There's a big problem with the Kroger-Albertsons supermarket merger |  CNN Business

There’s a big problem with the Kroger-Albertsons supermarket merger | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — When Christine Martinez found out last month that Kroger and Albertsons were planning to merge in a deal worth nearly $25 billion, she thought, “here we go again.” Martinez lost her job as a pharmacy technician following an earlier supermarket mega-merger: Albertsons’ $9 billion combination with Safeway in 2014. That …

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Covid is still a big problem for China – and it’s a problem for the global economy

For much of the world, it has been hoped for some time that the worst economic shocks of the Covid pandemic are in the rearview mirror. In China, however, there are strong reminders that risks to the global economy remain. Three years after the virus first spread, protests in several Chinese cities against the Beijing …

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How Big Tech layoffs could impact some of the most expensive housing markets

How Big Tech layoffs could impact some of the most expensive housing markets

A series of layoffs at major U.S. tech companies could put pressure on local housing markets amid a broader national chill. These layoffs, prompted in part by a series of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes and lower revenues, could lead to forced sales, hurt buyer confidence and result in lower down payments, even from buyers …

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How Big Tech layoffs could impact some of the most expensive housing markets

How Big Tech layoffs could impact some of the most expensive housing markets

A series of layoffs at major U.S. tech companies could put pressure on local housing markets amid a broader national chill. These layoffs, prompted in part by a series of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes and lower revenues, could lead to forced sales, hurt buyer confidence and result in lower down payments, even from buyers …

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