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Australia Mourns the End of Its Car Manufacturing Industry
On Friday, Holden employees bid farewell to Australia’s last car factory, wondering if the government could have done more to save it.... More >>

China’s Reform Hopefuls Watch for Names. Only One May Matter.
A leadership shuffle in the Communist Party could hint at its commitment to an economic overhaul, but Xi Jinping’s growing power may hinder that effort.... More >>

China’s Economy Grew Steadily, Thanks to Loans and Homes
China’s economy expanded by 6.8 percent in the third quarter, but an upswing in credit suggests Beijing is still grappling with an addiction to debt.... More >>

The Economy Is Humming, but That May Not Win Janet Yellen Another Term
Under Janet L. Yellen, unemployment has declined and inflation has remained low. But that may not be enough for her to keep the job.... More >>

A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery
A conversation with Greg Asbed, co-founder of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, who was recently awarded a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant.”... More >>

On Money: North Korea Is No Longer the Hermit Kingdom — but How Long Will China Be Its Lifeline?
The country’s peculiar trading entanglements make sanctions possible. Will its longtime enabler finally make them enforceable?... More >>

Economic Scene: Why the Trade Deficit Matters, and What Trump Can Do About It
Economists may argue that trade deficits are ultimately irrelevant. But they have wounded American workers.... More >>

Economic Trends: Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot and a Nobel Winner Know
People typically don’t like it when prices fluctuate with supply and demand, but there are ways companies can make it more palatable and fair.... More >>

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