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New York Times Wirecutter Staff Goes on Strike Ahead of Black Friday [Video]

Staff at the product-review website plan to strike through Nov. 29Cyber Mondaya popular online shopping day that comes days after Black Friday, and is one of the sites busiest and most profitable of the year.

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Online Marketing

Antitrust Tech Bills Gain Bipartisan Momentum in Senate [Video]

Support for curbing large technology companies market power is widening in the Senate, with lawmakers in both parties endorsing new legal constraints on search engines, e-marketplaces, app stores and other online platforms.

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U.S. Recovery Accelerates on Spending, Labor Market Growth [Video]

The U.S. economy showed broad-based signs of strengthening heading into the end of the year, with consumers ramping up spending, businesses stepping up investment and jobless claims falling to historic lows.

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Targets Chief Legal and Risk Officer Helps Retailer Manage Bumpy Supply Chains [Video]

The retailer, like many in the sector, faces coronavirus-related manufacturing disruptions and travel restrictions as well as a tight labor market.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Reach 52-Year Low [Video]

Jobless claims fell sharply to 199,000 last week, the lowest level since 1969, marking a milestone in the labor markets recovery from the effects of the pandemic.

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How Christies Is Pitching Its Expansion From Picassos to NFTs [Video]

Neda Whitney, Christies head of marketing for the Americas, talks about demystifying nonfungible tokens, showing up in the metaverse and reaching a younger bidder with a new definition of luxury.

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Powell Is Here to Stay. Is Inflation? [Video]

The renomination of Jerome Powell removes a source of uncertainty for markets. Now the markets can get back to deciding whether Mr. Powell is right about inflation being transitory.

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Biden Administration Looks to Expand Access to Covid-19 Antiviral Pills [Video]

Officials are reviewing whether Paxlovid, Pfizers oral drug awaiting approval, can be made widely available on the commercial market.

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Ecommerce

Alibaba Stock Slides Again as Growth Prospects Ebb [Video]

A disappointing growth forecast from Alibaba helped push down the internet giants shares again while those of rival JD.com jumped, reflecting the two Chinese e-commerce companies diverging fortunes.

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Alibaba Cuts Growth Forecast on Slower Consumption, Tough Competition [Video]

The retail behemoth said it expects its fiscal 2022 revenue to increase by 20% to 23%, down from its forecast of about 30% in May.

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U.S. Unemployment Claims Steady in Tight Job Market [Video]

Initial claims for jobless benefits edged down to seasonally adjusted 268,000 last week. Claims are at the lowest level since the pandemic hit the U.S. economy last spring and are gradually drifting down toward pre-pandemic levels.

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For Alibaba, the Property Crackdown Is Another Headache [Video]

The e-commerce giant posted lackluster earnings for its latest quarter and has suffered from Chinas crackdown on technology companies. Another crackdown on the housing sector may also deal collateral damage.