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Amazon CEO explains thinking behind layoffs as unionized warehouse workers protest outside |  CNN Business

Amazon CEO explains thinking behind layoffs as unionized warehouse workers protest outside | CNN Business

CNN Business — Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said on Wednesday that an “uncertain” economy had prompted the e-commerce giant to press ahead with rare and wide-ranging layoffs after it carried out a major wave of job losses. hiring during much of the pandemic. “We had the target for a very uncertain economic environment, as well …

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It's a terrible time to buy a house.  Here's what to know if you still have to do it |  CNN Business

It’s a terrible time to buy a house. Here’s what to know if you still have to do it | CNN Business

There is no coating: it’s a terrible time to buy a house. Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed-rate loan are now hovering above 7%, more than 4 percentage points higher than a year ago. This reduced the purchasing power of a typical buyer by 14%, according to Black Knight, a mortgage data company. With fewer …

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