Explainer: What tools could Trump use to get U.S. firms to quit China?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hours after China announced retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods on Friday, President Donald Trump ordered U.S. companies to “start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing your companies HOME and making your products in the USA.”. The stakes are high: U.S. companies invested a total of $256 billion in China between 1990 and 2017, compared with […]

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Remote work options becoming popular with most employees: survey

The survey found that 76 per cent of employees whose current workplace does not offer remote work options would consider switching to a job that offered more flexibility, while 42 per cent said they have already searched for such job options. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Keeping in line with the changing priorities of millennials, a survey has revealed that almost 48 […]

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Porous paving options catch on, one driveway at a time

This Nov. 24, 2018 photo shows a stone pavers driveway in a residential neighborhood in Dallas, Texas. One driveway at a time, many homeowners and communities are opting for permeable paving options instead of traditional asphalt. (AP Photo/Benny Snyder) One driveway at a time, many green-minded homeowners and communities are opting for permeable paving options instead of traditional asphalt. Continue […]

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Time, options running out for Kansas family fighting deportation of adopted S. Korean child

Time and legal options are running out for a Kansas couple desperately trying to keep their adopted daughter from being deported back to South Korea on a legal technicality involving adoption and immigration law. Hyebin Schreiber was brought to the U.S. by her would-be adoptive parents in 2012 when she was 15. In Kansas, the cutoff date to complete legal […]

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Owning Tesla shares about the riskiest it has ever been: options data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Owning electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) shares is close to the riskiest it has ever been, data by options database and analytics firm OptionMetrics showed on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla sales and service center is shown in Costa Mesa, California, U.S., June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File PhotoMore than a month since Chief Executive Elon Musk […]

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