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Justin Ho

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Why Tesla is flirting with the idea of going private

Aug 8, 2018
The company is weathering growing pains and may retreat from the stock market spotlight.
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Open floorplans aren’t just annoying. They make us interact less.

Aug 8, 2018
A new study found that employees looked for other ways to regain privacy, like sending email to a nearby colleague.
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Where are the workers, in a labor market this tight?

Aug 6, 2018
With unemployment so low, at 3.9 percent in July, some employers are taking a second look at workers they might have passed on before
Commuters make their way through Grand Central Terminal as the sun shines in through the windows. 
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With unemployment so low, where are the workers coming from?

Aug 3, 2018
The U.S. economy created 157,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.9 percent. The last time was saw unemployment that low? The year 2000. What does all of this mean for wages? And for businesses looking to hire more workers?
Commuters arrive from Metro North Railroad trains in Grand Central Station in New York October 19, 2016.
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Treasury intervention could give more help to data breach victims

Aug 2, 2018
This week, the Treasury Department issued recommendations to protect consumers from big data breaches, like the ones we’ve seen at Equifax and Target. Among the Treasury Department’s recommendations: creating a national standard for handling the aftermath of data breaches. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 
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Lloyd Blankfein changed Goldman Sachs. Will David Solomon keep it up?

Jul 17, 2018
Goldman Sachs reported quarterly profits today, beating analyst expectations. As is often the case on Wall Street, the ups were no match for the downs — like heavy legal expenses and weak trading results. But the big news for the bank was that a successor has been named to replace storied Goldman CEO, Lloyd Blankfein, who […]

July sales are pressuring the shipping industry like it’s the holiday season

Jul 16, 2018
Today is Prime Day, Amazon’s annual day of discounts that the retail giant hopes will rack up sales and lure new subscribers to Prime. Walmart, Target, Macy’s and other retailers are also getting in on what’s being dubbed Summer Black Friday. With all those packages on the move, the shipping industry is ramping up to […]

Why China loves American natural gas more than it hates our tariffs

Jul 11, 2018
Ever since the shale revolution turned the U.S. into one of the world’s biggest energy exporters, other countries have been clamoring to buy American oil. One product in particular is seeing huge demand abroad – liquefied natural gas. Refineries turn natural gas into liquid to make it easier to ship overseas. In fact, as trade […]

Electronics giant Xiaomi heads for Hong Kong IPO

Jul 6, 2018
Xiaomi isn’t a household name in the U.S., but with a $54 billion valuation, its initial public offering is one of the biggest the world’s seen in years. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Investors aren't finding refuge in gold

Jul 4, 2018
We’re two quarters into the year, and we’re dealing with tariffs, a budding trade war, possible inflation, rising interest rates and markets that have been on a wild ride. This would normally be a situation where you’d see people parking their money in gold. Investors find refuge in the precious metal when uncertainty and volatility […]