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A trove of internal Amazon documents reveals how the e-commerce giant ran a systematic campaign of creating knockoff goods and manipulating search results to boost its own product lines in India - practices it has denied engaging in. And at least two top Amazon executives reviewed the strategy.
The data offers the first snapshot of the U.S. labor market since enhanced federal unemployment benefits ended on Labor Day. The September report suggests many workers didn't find new jobs or jump off the sidelines to look for work, despite the expiration of those benefits.
The test allows customers to cash business or payroll checks at the post office and place them onto a gift card.
A single-family home from the 1950s is now a rental complex and a vision of California’s future.
Ms. Brainard said the Fed was developing climate-related scenarios for use in banks’ safety checkups, which are often called stress tests.