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UAW-GM Strike Proving Costly to More Than Workers, Automaker

UAW-GM Strike Proving Costly to More Than Workers, Automaker

Equities Staff | Equities.com |

In the fourth week of the UAW strike against GM, lost wages means lost spending in the community.


This Is the Best Time to Load Up on These 3 Value Stocks

Robert Ross | Equities.com |

Growth stocks have had a stellar run, but look for value stocks to outperform into 2020.


Fed’s Odd Dilemma: Low Unemployment but Pressure to Do More

AP News | Equities.com |

Though unemployment, inflation and long-term borrowing rates are all low, Trump’s trade wars are slowing growth and the Fed faces pressure to keep cutting interest rates.


GM-UAW Talks Take Turn for Worse

AP News | Equities.com |

Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the UAW against GM have hit a big snag over product commitments for US factories, wrote a union official in an email to members.


US Adds Modest 136,000 Jobs, Lowering Unemployment to 3.5%

AP News | Equities.com |

Hiring has slowed as the US-China trade war has intensified, global growth has slowed and businesses have reduced their investment spending.


What Does the Office of the Future Look Like?

Maggie Kimberl | Equities.com |

The office of the future includes flexibility, technology and snacks.


Another Day, Another Dollar, Part I

Michael McTague | Equities.com |

Operating almost everywhere frequently in plain sight, sweatshops may appear independent but are often connected with major corporations.


Ominous Signs of Recession in Europe

IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

Escalating trade tensions between the US and China have caught European economies in the crossfire.


Surreal Action in the Gold Market

Ivan Martchev | Equities.com |

The distortions that come with global quantitative easing policies have broken the historical relationship between the dollar and gold.


What Trump Wants, Powell Can’t Give

Harry Dent | Equities.com |

There is no way that Fed Chairman Powell, whom Trump has called "clueless," is going to be able to appease this president.


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Blockchain in Fintech - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Financial Market Infrastructure