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  • Cash May Be King But Respect Is Revered

    Cash May Be King But Respect Is Revered
    It's not easy to compete with a solid raise or an end-of-the-year bonus, but that is exactly what many employers have tried their best to do.
  • Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign

     Bad Jobs Report Adds Fire To Gubernatorial Campaign
    The second-to-last jobs report before the election was full of bad news. Cities, towns and casinos cut 4,000 jobs in August, and Connecticut had about 3,600 fewer jobs than it did the month before, according to preliminary estimates issued Thursday by...

    Steel industry on subsidy life-support as China economy slows

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Subsidies accounted for four-fifths of the profits reported by Chinese steel companies in the first half of this year, a dramatic increase in reliance on state support that illustrates starkly the industrial weakness that is an...

    Payback time: Indebted Chinese firms face off with ratings agencies

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with a new adversary at what is a very inconvenient time: global ratings agencies. Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings have slashed more...

    United States steps up pressure on Guatemala over labor rights

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States ramped up pressure on Guatemala to better protect workers' rights on Thursday by restarting a trade case that could lead to hefty fines for the Central American nation. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman...