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Container Ship Operators Are Betting on China's Factory Resurgence
While supply-chain experts are stepping up talk about moving manufacturing to new sites, container ship operators are putting down big bets that the world?s factory floor will remain in China.
Saks Owner to Separate E-Commerce and Stores
Insight Partners has put up $500 million for a minority stake in Saks.com, valuing the business at $2 billion.
Costco Sales Rise 15% in Latest Quarter
The wholesale retail chain?s sales climbed again as Americans continue to shop for food and goods for the home during the pandemic.
Google Crushed Many Digital Ad Rivals. But a Challenger Is Rising.
Alphabet?s Google has crushed almost all its competitors in the world of digital-advertising technology, but one rival, The Trade Desk, has emerged as the best hope to challenge the tech giant.
OSHA's Job Is Workplace Safety. In the Covid-19 Pandemic, It Often Struggled.
Federal and state agencies conducted fewer inspections than in the past and often handled coronavirus complaints through no more than an exchange of letters, a Wall Street Journal investigation shows. Hundreds of workers? deaths have gone uninvestigated, sometimes because employers didn?t report them.
Pickup in Hiring Points to Job Gains, Renewed Growth
A winter hiring freeze appears to have thawed in February alongside other signs the broader economic recovery is gaining strength nearly a year into the pandemic.
Powell Confirms Fed to Maintain Easy-Money Policies Until Economy Recovers
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reaffirmed his intention of keeping easy-money policies in place until the labor market improves much further, but provided no sign the central bank will seek to stem a recent rise in Treasury yields.