Three New Predictions for Automation and Jobs

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Despite claims that robots are coming for our jobs, only 5% of all occupations are at risk of being entirely automated, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.

Mattel Names New CEO, Picking Google's Giorgiadis

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Mattel Inc. named Google executive Margaret Georgiadis as its next chief executive, bringing an outsider to replace Christopher Sinclair atop the biggest U.S. toy company.

Trump Warns on House GOP Tax Plan

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Donald Trump criticized a cornerstone of House Republicans’ corporate-tax plan, which they had pitched as an alternative to his proposed import tariffs, creating another point of contention between the incoming president and congressional allies.

Investors Try to Tap Into the Next Craigslist, Regardless of Earnings

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The two leading contenders offering app-based classified listings, Letgo and OfferUp, have raised some $300 million in the past six months, despite generating virtually zero revenue.

The New Conventional Wisdom on Emerging-Market Bonds

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Most emerging-market bonds have recovered quickly from their Trump-trade beating, but swaths of debt are expected to mature this year.

The Structural Benefits of Samsung's Scandal

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Though the world’s biggest smartphone maker is caught in a political firestorm, investors are right not to run for shelter.

Trump Has IMF Recalculating Global Growth Outlook

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The International Monetary Fund raised its economic growth forecasts for the U.S., saying output could grow nearly a half-percentage point faster than previously thought over this year and next, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to cut taxes and boost infrastructure spending.

Fed Officials See Less Need for Government Stimulus

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Federal Reserve officials increasingly say they don’t see a need for stimulative government tax and spending programs to boost short-term economic growth, reversing their stance during and after the Great Recession.

Appointment of Trump's Economic Policy Team Faces Delays

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Several of Donald Trump’s top economic policy jobs may go unfilled for days or even weeks after he is sworn in, potentially slowing his pursuit of an ambitious domestic policy agenda.

A Delicate Balancing Act: Rewarding Voters While Preserving Growth

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Will antiestablishment leaders, once in power, reward the people and regions that backed them at the expense of more dynamic regions and industries, hobbling economic growth?

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