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What It’s Like To Deliver For Amazon In New Rivian Vans -CNBC


Amazon has rolled out more than 1,000 electric Rivian vans in at least 100 U.S. cities since July, bringing big changes for some of the 275,000 drivers delivering 10 million packages a day around the world.

U.S. vs. China: Has Nvidia’s A100 Chip Met Its Match With Biren’s BR100 Processor? | WSJ


After working for years to catch up on U.S. technology, China has developed a chip that can rival Nvidia’s powerful A100. WSJ unpacks the processors’ design and capability as the two superpowers race for dominance in artificial intelligence.

A White-Collar Recession? Why Layoffs Are Hitting Professional Workers | WSJ


As interest rates rise and companies tighten their belts, white-collar workers have taken the brunt of layoffs and job cuts, breaking with the usual pattern leading into a downturn. WSJ explains why many professionals are getting the pink slip first.

How Starbucks Was Able To Win Over China -CNBC


A Starbucks opens every nine hours in China. Since the coffee giant opened its first store in China in 1999, it has launched 6,000 stores around the mainly tea-drinking nation and plans to increase its number of stores to 9,000 by 2025.

How Airplanes Get Painted -CNBC


Dean Baldwin Painting, founded in 1965, is an aircraft painting company with five facilities across the U.S. It has painted aircraft for some of the largest airlines in the world, including United, Delta and JetBlue.

Apple Wants to Recreate Its ‘iPhone City’ Supply Chain Outside China | WSJ


Apple is facing an uphill battle as it plans to shift its production out of China. Here’s why it’s difficult to replicate Foxconn’s ‘iPhone City’ in Zhengzhou and the company’s finely-tuned ecosystem in countries like India and Vietnam.

What Happened To The Boeing 747? -CNBC


Boeing’s 747 is one the most recognizable planes to take to the skies with its iconic hump, four engines, extensive landing gear and sheer size. Since its first commercial flight in 1970, Boeing’s 747 jumbo jet has flown more than 3.5 billion passengers.

The World Ahead 2023: five stories to watch out for


From India becoming the world’s most populous country, to an illegal drug that might be approved as a medicine, The Economist offers its annual look at the year ahead. - From the Economist

Why Chicago’s Rail Hub Is So Vital to the National Economy | WSJ


In recent years, the city’s railyards have seen severe bottlenecks as the supply chain choked up nationally. With $3 trillion in goods traveling through Chicago every year, the city is the busiest rail hub in the U.S.

What China’s Covid Reopening Means for Travel Restrictions | WSJ


As China reopens after nearly three years of isolation, the U.S. and several other countries will require travelers to show a negative Covid test.

Navigating The E-bike Boom With America's Outdated Infrastructure -CNBC


E-bikes are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. and are even outpacing the electric and hybrid car sales. However, they're also more dangerous than traditional bicycles.

The World Ahead 2023: five stories to watch out for -The Economist


What stories should you be following in 2023? From India becoming the world’s most populous country, to an illegal drug that might be approved as a medicine, The Economist offers its annual look at the year ahead.

How BofA Came Back From The Brink Of Collapse -CNBC


With assets totaling over $3 trillion, Bank of America is the second-largest bank in the U.S. behind J.P. Morgan Chase. Shares of the company have seen astonishing gains of over 290% in the last decade.

How The Government’s Bank Shapes The Stock Market -CNBC


When members of the Federal Reserve make public statements, investors tend to listen. Over the past 2 decades, central bankers have consistently shared key information about the future trajectory of important inputs like interest rates.

Why America Is Running Out Of Carpenters - Cheddar Explains


The United States now has a skilled trade labor shortage of around 650,000 people, but among them it’s carpenters who top the list. Where have they all gone? We break it down to three reasons.

Lego Investing Is Booming. Here’s How It Works | Niche Markets | WSJ


Lego fans and collectors are buying and selling the plastic toys for profit, and seeing better average returns than for many other assets like stocks, gold and art. Here’s how Lego investing works, and why this lesser known market punches above its weight

How Recalls Are Costing Automakers Like Rivian And Ford Billions Of Dollars -CNBC


In 2021, a total of 1,093 motor vehicle recalls were submitted in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. That’s up 23% in just one year.

Why Tech Layoffs Don’t Reflect the Job Market | WSJ


The tech sector has cut about 50,000 jobs in November. The recent headlines about tech layoffs don't seem to match broader economic indicators, which show a strong job market and a historically low unemployment rate.

Why Salaries In The U.S. Don’t Keep Up With Inflation -CNBC


Inflation in the United States hit a record high in June 2022. Consumer prices soared by 9.1% compared to a year prior - the largest annual increase since 1981. While wages are rising, they’re not keeping up with inflation.

How The Four-Day Workweek Could Change The Future Of Work -CNBC


The idea of a four-day or shorter workweek is gaining momentum worldwide — a big thanks to the remote work boom during the Covid-19 pandemic.