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U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

Investors are waking up to a possible Biden victory in U.S. presidential election

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors are increasingly preparing for market volatility ahead of the U.S. presidential election, with some shifting stock positions and selling the … Read more

U.S. companies not rushing to rehire workers; rising COVID-19 cases threaten recovery

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. private payrolls increased less than expected in June as reopening businesses showed little urgency to rehire workers and employers announced more … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest more than 300 protesting China’s ‘birthday gift’ of security law

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas and arrested more than 300 people on Wednesday as protesters took to … Read more

New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY/OTTAWA (Reuters) – The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind … Read more