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Smart buildings: Cohesion CEO on the office of the future

Smart buildings: Cohesion CEO on the office of the future

Chicago-based Cohesion, which works with companies worldwide to create software for “intelligent” buildings, sees an increase in the number of people who would use a building smartphone app to track cleanliness, air quality and ...
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Treasury Dept to invoke ‘extraordinary measures’ as Congress misses debt-ceiling deadline

Treasury Dept to invoke ‘extraordinary measures’ as Congress misses debt-ceiling deadline

The Treasury Department will begin conducting emergency cash-conservation steps. Economists say those so-called extraordinary measures will allow Treasury to pay off the government’s bills without issuing new debt for up to three months. That ...
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There’s an unemployment cliff coming. More than 7.5 million may fall off

There’s an unemployment cliff coming. More than 7.5 million may fall off

Federal unemployment programs that have paid jobless benefits since March 2020 are poised to end Sept. 6. It doesn’t appear Congress will extend them again. Roughly 7.5 million people will lose benefits entirely at ...
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Analysis: U.S. manufacturers take a double hit from labor and materials

Analysis: U.S. manufacturers take a double hit from labor and materials

With willing workers in short supply across the United States and companies frantically vying for them, Calder knows his firm cannot hold off pay increases. At the same time, however, soaring prices for the ...
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Fed now facing twin inflation, growth risks as virus jumps and supply chains falter

Fed now facing twin inflation, growth risks as virus jumps and supply chains falter

Fed officials are likely to affirm after their two-day meeting that a strong U.S. recovery and their planning for an eventual policy shift both remain underway. But the new risks, threatening the twin ills ...
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