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Jobless claims were lower than expected but employment growth is still sluggish

Jobless claims were lower than expected but employment growth is still sluggish

By: Jeff Cox
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: September 17th, 2020
First-time claims for unemployment insurance beat Wall Street estimates last week as the U.S. economy enters a critical new stage. Filings totaled 860,000 for the week ended Sept. 12, the Labor Department reported Thursday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had expected 875,000, against the previous week’s upwardly revised 893,000.
Uber made the Fortune 500, but it might not stick

Uber made the Fortune 500, but it might not stick

By: ADAM LASHINSKY AND AARON PRESSMAN
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: May 18th, 2020
The sixty-sixth edition of the Fortune 500 debuts today. Uber is named to the top 500 for the first time, but current events may affect its future ranking.
How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

How Covid-19 Is Changing Global Business

Source: Aspen Institute
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
These are unprecedented times, trying our resiliency and ability to adapt. As we each develop and implement contingency plans, moments of reflection are hard to come by, and leadership and expertise are needed now more than ever. What impacts will this crisis have on business and the economy, and how can business education adapt?
Fortune 500 - 2020 List

Fortune 500 - 2020 List

By: Fortune
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: May 25th, 2020
Fortune announces the 2020 Fortune 500 companies.
China may become one of many hubs as companies diversify manufacturing after coronavirus shock

China may become one of many hubs as companies diversify manufacturing after coronavirus shock

By: Evelyn Cheng
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: May 25th, 2020
The coronavirus is “a wake-up call for pretty much every company,“ said Gerry Mattios, expert vice president at Bain. “The number one item on the agenda is, ‘how do I build resilience in my supply chain?’” “China is still a very attractive total supply chain solution,” said How Jit Lim, a managing director with consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal. “There are very few countries in the world where you can find almost everything you need to build something.”
Exports are still important for China’s economy, which contracted by 6.8% in the first quarter amid the height of the coronavirus outbreak within the country.
COVID-19: What US business leaders should know

COVID-19: What US business leaders should know

Source: PWC
Date of Publication: May 20th, 2020
PWC consulting library
KPMG Insights on the Business implications of coronavirus

KPMG Insights on the Business implications of coronavirus

Source: KPMG
Date of Publication: May 20th, 2020
KPMG consulting library regarding coronavirus across different business sectors
S&P Global Chief Economist on Job Losses due to Coronavirus

S&P Global Chief Economist on Job Losses due to Coronavirus

Source: Yahoo Finance
Date of Publication: April 3rd, 2020
U.S. Chief Economist at S&P Global Beth Ann Bovino joins Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous, Brian Sozzi and Heidi Chung to discuss what the latest jobs report reveals about the state of the economy.
Inside Airbnb's COVID-19 strategy_ Magic shows and drag queens_Fast Company

Magic shows and drag queens: A look inside Airbnb’s COVID-19 strategy

By: Mark Wilson
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: May 5th, 2020
Airbnb's shift to virtual experiences as it tries to stay relevant during the travel bans of the pandemic.