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For the first time in months, global manufacturing expanded
Aug 4, 2020

For the first time in months, global manufacturing expanded

Manufacturing is not only up but growing. Plus, President Trump wants the U.S. government to get a cut of any American deal with TikTok. And, research on hits to the health care industry and how that affects the wider economy.

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Trump OKs American acquisition of TikTok, but only if the U.S. gets a cut of the deal

Aug 4, 2020
Microsoft can "go ahead" with efforts to buy TikTok, Trump said, so long as the U.S. Treasury pockets "a substantial amount of money."
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With fewer people on health insurance, health care jobs could be in jeopardy, report says

The employer-provided health insurance losses projected to come could cost the U.S. economy another 1.5 million to 2.5 million jobs.
In the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, reduced revenue to health care providers made up 29% of the historic second-quarter GDP decline.
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The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer