Recessions and depressions

Asian stocks rise except for Japan as markets watch China protests

Asian stocks rise except for Japan as markets watch China protests

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday as market jitters eased over protests in China sparked by growing public anger over COVID-19 restrictions. Benchmarks rose in early trading in Australia, South Korea and China, while stocks fell in Japan. Oil prices have fallen. Japanese government data released on Tuesday showed the unemployment …

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JPMorgan sees four potential outcomes for the economy, and only one of them is good

JPMorgan sees four potential outcomes for the economy, and only one of them is good

According to economists at JPMorgan Chase, the global economy faces four likely scenarios – none particularly large – although there is a 1 in 5 chance a recession will not take hold. In the company’s most likely case, the United States is likely to experience a contraction in the latter part of 2023. Other possible …

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You've been fired - now what?  Here are 3 steps to follow if you lose your job

You’ve been fired – now what? Here are 3 steps to follow if you lose your job

Srdjanpav | E+ | Getty Images The layoffs at tech giants Twitter and Meta this week affected thousands of people – and they’re just the latest examples of a downsizing trend that was already happening in the industry. The news has shed light on employee rights in mass termination situations. Although downsizing laws vary by …

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