Drew Harwell, The Washington Post Published 11:23 am PST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event at the site of the company's new manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 7. Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event at the site of the company's new manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 7. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Qilai Shen Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Qilai Shen Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event at the site of the company's new manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 7. Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event at the site of the company's new manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, on Jan. 7. Photo: … [Read more...] about Musk’s highflying 2018: What 150,000 miles in a private jet reveal about his ‘excruciating’ year
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Sunday Review OCT. 6, 2018 It’s worth recognizing the progress brought about by the #MeToo movement. Opinion What Has Actually Changed in a Year By Zoe Greenberg Ms. Greenberg is on the editorial staff of the Opinion section. Activists protest the Manhattan District Attorney's failure to prosecute Harvey Weinstein in October 2017. Holly Pickett for The New York Times Women spoke out this year about many terrible things that had happened to them in the workplace — the boss who showed them pornography, the colleague who masturbated in front of them — and in other settings, too. Things certainly feel different. The conversation is different. But what has actually changed? It’s true that sexual harassment and assault are against the law, but again and again the law alone has not been enough to protect women. Criminal cases are notoriously difficult to bring, and civil rights laws are filled with loopholes. Many states are … [Read more...] about What Has Actually Changed in a Year
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is humming, unemployment is skating near a half-century low and businesses are eager — desperate, in some cases — to hire. And when the government issues its September employment report Friday, expectations are high for another sunny picture of the job market.Economists have forecast that the government will report that employers added a solid 184,000 jobs, according to the data provider FactSet, and that unemployment dipped from 3.9 percent to 3.8 percent, matching an 18-year low.The Trump administration's trade fights are unlikely to have had any measurable effect on last month's pace of hiring and probably won't until sometime next year, economists say. President Donald Trump has imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as well as on roughly half of China's imports to the United Sates. Most U.S. businesses will try to absorb the higher costs themselves, at least for now, and avoid any layoffs.Still, should the tariffs remain … [Read more...] about What to watch for in Friday’s monthly US jobs report
Becky Vaughn-Furlow Careers Published 12:00 p.m. UTC Jul 28, 2018 How can we define what makes a good employee? What are employers looking for when separating average workers from the best and brightest? Every company has unique needs according to the type of business they operate and also the desired characteristics needed may differ by position. Here are common traits employers are seeking in their employees: Honesty is crucial as a trait for the successful employee. Businesses today deal with dishonesty from employees and customers. It is a growing cost to businesses. Shoplifting, fraud and embezzlement cost firms of all kinds and sizes. A global specialty insurer, Hiscox, conducted a study that revealed that embezzlement alone costs firms an average of $1.13 million annually. Statistic Brain reports that employee thefts cost businesses $50 billion annually. A strong work ethic tied for first place in the qualities hiring managers look for in a candidate, according to … [Read more...] about What qualities do employers look for in their workers?
When's the best time to buy stocks like Amazon.com (AMZN), Facebook (FB), Netflix (NFLX) and Nvidia (NVDA)? In a strong market uptrend as they break out of the kind of chart patterns that launch virtually all major moves. X In this third installment of the Stock Chart Reading For Beginners series, you'll learn to spot the three most profitable chart patterns (AKA, bases): cup with handle, double-bottom and flat base. To understand what's in a stock chart and the concept behind bases, buy points and breakouts, be sure to also read the first two parts in this series: Why Use Stock Charts? What's In A Chart? 3 Telltale Clues To Look For In A Stock Chart IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. SIGN UP NOW! IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. Market Prep Tech Report Please enter a valid email address Please select a newsletter GO Get these newsletters delivered to your inbox & more info about our … [Read more...] about Chart Reading For Beginners: Discover The 3 Most Profitable Chart Patterns