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Layoffs: Companies copy others 'in almost blind imitation', says professor

Layoffs: Companies copy others ‘in almost blind imitation’, says professor

Evercore ISI Managing Director Mark Mahaney reveals which stocks could outperform if the US economy is hit by a recession on “Varney & Co.” The number of companies implementing layoffs is growing, with most citing tough economic conditions and recession fears as the driver. Even with high borrowing rates and persistent inflation, Jeffrey Pfeffer, a …

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Layoffs: Companies copy others 'in almost blind imitation', says professor

Layoffs: Companies copy others ‘in almost blind imitation’, says professor

Evercore ISI Managing Director Mark Mahaney reveals which stocks could outperform if the US economy is hit by a recession on “Varney & Co.” The number of companies implementing layoffs is growing, with most citing tough economic conditions and recession fears as the driver. Even with high borrowing rates and persistent inflation, Jeffrey Pfeffer, a …

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Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says 'blind spot'

Currency swap debt is an $80 trillion global regulator, says ‘blind spot’

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Pension funds and other “non-bank” financial firms hold more than $80 trillion in hidden off-balance sheet dollar debt in foreign exchange swaps, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said. ). The BIS, dubbed the central bank of central banks around the world, also said in its latest quarterly report that …

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Neuralink's brain chip plans: Help the blind see and the paralyzed walk

Neuralink’s brain chip plans: Help the blind see and the paralyzed walk

Neuralink, Elon Musk’s startup that hopes to link our brains directly to computers, showed progress in two medical areas on Wednesday: helping blind people see and helping people with spinal cord injuries walk. The company, one of five led by Musk, is working on technology to deposit thousands of electrodes thinner than a hair into …

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Regulators can't keep turning a blind eye to the crypto craze

Regulators can’t keep turning a blind eye to the crypto craze

The author is an FT contributing editor and writes the Chartbook newsletter In a now notorious TV commercial for the Crypto.com trading platform, Hollywood star Matt Damon intoned the following lines: “History is filled with almost. With those who almost ventured, who almost succeeded, but in the end, for them it turned out to be …

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