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US companies added 749,000 jobs in August, beating economist forecasts, ADP says

The US added 749,000 private payrolls in August, according to ADP’s monthly employment report. The total beat the median economist estimate of 649,000 payrolls, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The report precedes the US government’s nonfarm payrolls report slated for Friday release. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
US companies added 749,000 jobs in August, beating economist forecasts, ADP says
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Coronavirus fallout has erased $3.5 trillion in workforce income, UN agency says

A new report from the International Labour Organisation details worse-than-expected damage in the global labour market and forecasts pain lasting through the fourth-quarter of 2020. The United Nations agency expects working-hour losses to remain elevated through the third quarter at 12.1%, or 345 million full-time-equivalent jobs. Global labour income is […]
Coronavirus fallout has erased $3.5 trillion in workforce income, UN agency says
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Here’s the hardware the world’s top 25 militaries have in their arsenals

The US is the world’s most powerful military, according to firepower. Russia and China aren’t far behind. President Donald Trump has reemphasized military strength, reportedly planning to ask for $US716 billion in defence spending in 2019 – a 7% increase over the 2018 budget (though spending is currently limited by […]
Here’s the hardware the world’s top 25 militaries have in their arsenals