Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Administration Readies Order to Keep China Out of Wireless Networks Supported by ByJulian E. Barnes Feb. 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving closer to completing an executive order that would ban telecommunications companies in the United States from using Chinese equipment while building next-generation wireless networks, according to American officials. President Trump has been briefed on the proposed ban, which would prevent the use of equipment from “adversarial powers,” and the order could be issued in the coming days, American government and industry officials said. The executive order, which has been under discussion for months, is aimed largely at preventing Chinese telecom firms like Huawei from gaining access to the fifth-generation — or 5G … [Read more...] about Administration Readies Order to Keep China Out of Wireless Networks
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Asia Pacific Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Asia Pacific | Workers’ Activism Rises as China’s Economy Slows. Xi Aims to Rein Them In. Supported by ByJavier C. Hernández Feb. 6, 2019 BEIJING — Factory workers across China are staging sit-ins demanding unpaid wages for “blood and sweat.” Taxi drivers are surrounding government offices to call for better treatment. Construction workers are threatening to jump from buildings if they don’t get paid. With economic growth in China weakening to its slowest pace in nearly three decades, thousands of Chinese workers are holding small-scale protests and strikes to fight efforts by businesses to withhold compensation and cut hours. The authorities have responded with a sustained campaign to rein in the protests, and most recently detained several prominent activists in the … [Read more...] about Workers’ Activism Rises as China’s Economy Slows. Xi Aims to Rein Them In.
Jan 15 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines Inc on Tuesday forecast a further decline in revenue growth per mile flown in the first quarter, hit by a partial government shutdown and worries about whether airlines can raise fares in an uncertain global economy.Shares fell 2 percent to $46.80 before the bell.Delta, the second largest U.S. airline, reported quarterly revenue in line with analysts' estimates and profit that topped the Wall Street consensus by 3 cents per share.But Delta forecast that year-on-year growth in unit revenue, which compares sales to flight capacity, would be hurt in the current quarter by the timing of Easter, increasing foreign exchange headwinds, and the ongoing U.S. government shutdown, which entered its 25th day.RELATED: 9 best airlines in America 9 PHOTOS 9 best airlines in America See Gallery 9 best airlines in America 9. Hawaiian Airlines Previous rank: 8 Why it's here: Hawaiian finished last on the TPG list. The Honolulu-based airline's premium … [Read more...] about Delta says the government shutdown will cost the airline $25 million this month
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | How to Handle a Painfully Unpredictable Market Supported by The bull market has suffered some dizzying blows. In our quarterly report on investing, you will find insights, analysis and even some humor that may help you cope with it all. ByJeff Sommer Jan. 12, 2019 After the wrenching swings of late 2018 and early January, it was difficult to harbor many illusions about the stock market. It became clear that investing in stocks wasn’t easy, predictable or safe, at least in the In fact, the long bull market had a near-death experience in December. Based on intraday trading, stocks descended just below the 20 percent-loss threshold that customarily denotes the birth of a bear market. Counting only prices at the market close, however, the Dow Jones industrial average didn’t quite fall into … [Read more...] about How to Handle a Painfully Unpredictable Market
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper DealBook | DealBook Briefing: Feeling the Bite of the Government Shutdown DealBook Supported by Jan. 9, 2019 Good Wednesday morning. Want this by email? Sign up here . The pain of the government shutdown is showing President Trump escalated the border wall fight in a televised speech last night, at the cost of leaving the government partly closed. He criticized political opponents for blocking the wall, although Democrats have offered $1.3 billion for border security measures like surveillance and fencing. The effects of the shutdown have begun to ripple across the economy, with mortgage applications delayed or canceled, public companies unable to complete deals and the well running dry for many federal employees. • Payday would have come this week for many of the 800,000 federal workers affected. With no … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Feeling the Bite of the Government Shutdown