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Wide World of Work http://www.wideworldofwork.com News & Views About Employment & Careers Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:53:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.6 34424519 Airbus turmoil overshadows bid to rescue CSerieshttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/airbus-turmoil-overshadows-bid-to-rescue-cseries/ Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:53:20 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/airbus-turmoil-overshadows-bid-to-rescue-cseries/ PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus's coup in buying a $6 billion Canadian jetliner project for a dollar stunned investors and took the spotlight off a growing ethics row last week, but internal disarray has raised questions over how smoothly it can implement the deal.

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Henkel may make U.S. acquisitions: CEO in newspaperhttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/henkel-may-make-u-s-acquisitions-ceo-in-newspaper/ Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:03:50 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/henkel-may-make-u-s-acquisitions-ceo-in-newspaper/ FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel may further expand its business in the United States via acquisitions, Chief Executive Hans van Bylen told Welt am Sonntag in an interview.

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Toyota to halt operations at all Japan plants as typhoon precautionhttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/toyota-to-halt-operations-at-all-japan-plants-as-typhoon-precaution/ Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:49:45 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/22/toyota-to-halt-operations-at-all-japan-plants-as-typhoon-precaution/ TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will suspend operations at all of its assembly plants in Japan, including those of its subsidiaries, from Monday morning as a precautionary measure as a powerful typhoon approaches Japan's mainland, a spokesman said.

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Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centers: mediahttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/japans-mitsubishi-u-s-partner-to-invest-1-8-billion-in-data-centers-media/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:30:18 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/japans-mitsubishi-u-s-partner-to-invest-1-8-billion-in-data-centers-media/ TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data center operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centers in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.

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In China’s Coal Capital, Xi Jinping’s Dream Remains Elusivehttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/in-chinas-coal-capital-xi-jinpings-dream-remains-elusive/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:06:05 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/in-chinas-coal-capital-xi-jinpings-dream-remains-elusive/ Mr. Xi has promised a new “China dream” of prosperity. But in the nation’s hinterlands, locals say there’s a stark disconnect between the bright promises and their hardscrabble reality.

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China says will guide private capital into higher growth areashttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/china-says-will-guide-private-capital-into-higher-growth-areas/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:06:22 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/21/china-says-will-guide-private-capital-into-higher-growth-areas/ BEIJING (Reuters) - China will introduce measures aimed at guiding private investment into areas that have a higher growth potential, a senior official with the state planning agency said on Saturday.

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Japan's Mitsubishi, U.S. partner to invest $1.8 billion in data centres: mediahttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/japans-mitsubishi-u-s-partner-to-invest-1-8-billion-in-data-centres-media/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:23:14 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/japans-mitsubishi-u-s-partner-to-invest-1-8-billion-in-data-centres-media/ TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp plans to set up a joint venture with U.S. data centre operator Digital Realty Trust and build around 10 data centres in Japan by 2022 for 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion), the Nikkei said on Saturday.

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Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earningshttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/recent-hurricanes-take-toll-on-quarterly-earnings/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 03:01:08 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/recent-hurricanes-take-toll-on-quarterly-earnings/ SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits.

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U.S. tax plan hopes lift stocks, dollar strengthenshttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/u-s-tax-plan-hopes-lift-stocks-dollar-strengthens/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 01:27:32 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/u-s-tax-plan-hopes-lift-stocks-dollar-strengthens/ NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.

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California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnsonhttp://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/california-judge-tosses-417-million-talc-cancer-verdict-against-johnson-johnson/ Sat, 21 Oct 2017 00:14:28 +0000 http://www.wideworldofwork.com/2017/10/20/california-judge-tosses-417-million-talc-cancer-verdict-against-johnson-johnson/ (Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.

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