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U.S. labor market resilient as recession signals grow stronger

10 days ago   |   By Stl Today

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, indicating the labor market remains tight despite the Federal Reserve's attempt to cool demand with aggressive interest rate increases.
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US to seek stronger labor, environmental standards in Asia

10 days ago   |   By Stl Today

The U.S. is outlining its goals for a new trade deal with Australia, Japan, South Korea and nine other nations meant to signal the country's commitment to working with the Indo-Pacific region at a time of growing Chinese clout. The...
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US to seek stronger labor, environmental standards in Asia

10 days ago   |   By Chron

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is outlining its goals for a new trade deal with Australia, Japan, South Korea and nine other nations meant to signal the country's commitment to working with the Indo-Pacific region at a time of growing Chinese clout.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Friday released its negotiating objectives for the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, a deal with the 12 nations launched in May.
Among them, the U.S. wants the Indo-Pacific countries to improve their labor and environmental standards and ensure their markets remain open to competition, while also taking...
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Mastercard pushes deeper into crypto with new tool for combating fraud

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