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Workers producing clothes in a factory in Huaibei, China. STR | AFP | Getty Images A private survey released on Thursday showed China’s manufacturing activity expanded in the month of December. The Markit/Caixin Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for manufacturing came in at 51.5, compared to 51.8 in November. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the private manufacturing
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An employee picks up a Juul Labs device kit for a customer at a store in San Francisco. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Trump administration will ban flavored e-cigarette pods, with the exception of menthol and tobacco flavors, and flavored liquid nicotine products commonly sold in vape shops, a senior administration
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Ousted Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn issued a statement on Tuesday confirming reports that he’s left Japan and is now in Lebanon. “I am now in Lebanon and will no longer be held hostage by a rigged Japanese justice system where guilt is presumed, discrimination is rampant, and basic human rights are denied, in flagrant disregard
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A contractor guides a steel beam into place while working on the Korean Air Wilshire Grand hotel and office building in downtown Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images For some people, a bad day at work means missing a deadline or getting yelled at by your boss. For others, it means
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A father and daughter play with a digital tablet at an Estée Lauder store in Shanghai. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images CNBC’s Technology Executive Council is dedicated to the digital transformation of companies and organizations across sectors of the economy. Michael Smith, chief information officer at The Estée Lauder Companies, recently provided CNBC
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Uber and Lyft drivers protest during a day-long strike outside Uber’s office in Saugus, Massachusetts, May 8, 2019. Brian Snyder | Reuters Freelancers, contractors and groups of independent business owners are going into overdrive in New Jersey to fight legislation on worker misclassification that they fear will devastate their businesses, in the wake of backlash
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