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Powell says he is confident financial system can withstand business sector losses


President given one week to appeal ruling on subpoena issued by House committee


Carmaker to lay off 7,000 workers in effort to save $600m

Government alert comes after escalation in disputes regarding tech group Huawei and trade

Mike Mackenzie’s daily analysis of what’s moving global markets

Amid record crops and rising prices for consumers, some growers are unable to cover their costs

Billionaire hails breakthrough after US-China tension forced last meeting to relocate

Social media group also appointed a new head of human resources

Head of US regulator recommends approval after telecoms groups make concessions

Both sides hunt for a solution to political crisis that has devastated the oil-rich country’s economy

Company also granted Trian’s Ed Garden a board seat to avoid proxy fight


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Large operators take lion’s share of money aimed at softening blow of trade wars on farmers

Break in trade hostilities with US offers respite to Canadian leader ahead of elections

Facing investigations and lawsuits, the company’s chief executive is struggling to restore public confidence after two fatal crashes

Error in drafting of law forces owners to wait 39 years to deduct refurbishment costs 



Respect, non-interruption and even body-language awareness can help staff to get along

The founder of yoghurt maker Chobani urges other bosses to make employee-friendly decisions

A thoughtful handbook to help societies age gracefully

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Investors must respond as a new era of cloud-based streaming turns old foes friendly


US companies can keep doing business with Chinese handset maker for three months

Social media group also appointed a new head of human resources

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