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A railway strike will not ruin your vacation.  Here's how it will affect you in other ways |  CNN Business

A railway strike will not ruin your vacation. Here’s how it will affect you in other ways | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — So once again the nation and its economy are facing the risk of a massive freight railway strike, this one as early as December 9th. But the one thing you don’t have to worry about is whether it will affect your holiday shopping. plans. (This will not be the case.) …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier's iPhone factory in China |  CNN Business

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, …

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West struggles to set oil price cap that hurts Russia |  CNN Business

West struggles to set oil price cap that hurts Russia | CNN Business

London CNN Business — Ukraine’s allies want to put a price cap on Russian oil. But there’s a problem: they can’t agree on a figure that would put pressure on the Kremlin. The biggest Western economies agreed earlier this year to cap the price of Russia’s most valuable export and pledged to work out the …

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The chip war between the United States and China spills over into Europe |  CNN Business

The chip war between the United States and China spills over into Europe | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their ties to China, a sign of concern spreading in the West about China’s potential control over critical infrastructure. Last week the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to reverse its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale …

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Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world's largest iPhone factory after violent protests |  CNN Business

Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave world’s largest iPhone factory after violent protests | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to resign and leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly plant, in a bid to quell protests that have seen hundreds of clashes with security forces in central China compound. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday following dramatic …

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Mortgage rates fall for the second week in a row |  CNN Business

Mortgage rates fall for the second week in a row | CNN Business

Mortgage rates fell again this week, after plunging nearly half a percentage point last week. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.58% in the week ending Nov. 23, down from 6.61% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago, the 30-year fixed rate was 3.10%. Mortgage rates have risen for most of 2022, boosted …

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Chicken prices are finally starting to come down.  You can thank busy roosters |  CNN Business

Chicken prices are finally starting to come down. You can thank busy roosters | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Over the past year, while some meat prices have fallen, chicken prices have remained stubbornly high. High demand, supply issues and even breeding issues with underperforming roosters kept the pressure on. The supply shortage has even prompted some restaurants, like Wingstop, to experiment with less popular items like thighs. But …

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Workers at world's largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show |  CNN Business

Workers at world’s largest iPhone factory in China clash with police, videos show | CNN Business

Beijing/Hong Kong CNN Business — Workers at China’s largest iPhone assembly plant were seen confronting police, some in riot gear, on Wednesday, according to videos shared on social media. Videos show hundreds of workers confronting law enforcement officers, many wearing white hazmat suits, at the Foxconn campus in China’s central city of Zhengzhou. In the …

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Elon Musk has turned the business of Twitter upside down.  Here's how it could fix it |  CNN Business

Elon Musk has turned the business of Twitter upside down. Here’s how it could fix it | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Much of Twitter’s ad sales team has been fired or expelled. Major companies from General Mills to Macy’s have suspended advertising on the platform, and others have potentially followed suit after new owner Elon Musk’s decision to restore former President Donald Trump’s account and… other controversial personalities. And any cursory …

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Elon Musk has turned the business of Twitter upside down.  Here's how it could fix it |  CNN Business

Elon Musk has turned the business of Twitter upside down. Here’s how it could fix it | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Much of Twitter’s ad sales team has been fired or expelled. Major companies from General Mills to Macy’s have suspended advertising on the platform, and others have potentially followed suit after new owner Elon Musk’s decision to restore former President Donald Trump’s account and… other controversial personalities. And any cursory …

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