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Monday, May 2, 2016

New York Times Business

Shenyang Journal: Boom Over, a Daily Jostle for Jobs Produces Mostly Despair

11 hours 39 minutes ago
The wait at a labor market in Shenyang, a large city in northeastern China, drives workers to beg, worry about families, resort to dark humor and ignore billboards urging entrepreneurship. by JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ and OWEN GUO

Euro Economics: Spain’s Jobless Numbers Almost Look Like Misprints

11 hours 44 minutes ago
Even with a recovering economy, high unemployment (20 percent) is part of life, and youth unemployment is at 45.5 percent. by PETER EAVIS

Experts Warn of Backlash in Donald Trump’s China Trade Policies

11 hours 53 minutes ago
They say that his proposals are more likely to deepen the United States’ economic pains, particularly if China or other targeted nations retaliate, rather than accept, his demands. by BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

Malia Obama’s ‘Gap Year’ Is Part of a Growing (and Expensive) Trend

12 hours 1 minute ago
Thousands of students take a year off before officially entering college, but many point out that not everyone can afford to do so. by MIKE McPHATE

Hulu Is Said to Plan Full Cable and Broadcast Channel Streaming

13 hours 9 minutes ago
Hulu is said to be working to change from a rerun-based service as TV companies rethink the way they approach streaming video. by EMILY STEEL and BROOKS BARNES

Tech Tip: Sharing Your Instagram Feed (or Not)

13 hours 13 minutes ago
Instagram’s default settings make accounts public for the world to see, but you can choose to share your photos with only approved followers. by J. D. BIERSDORFER

Putin Took Credit for the Boom. Now There’s a Bust.

13 hours 47 minutes ago
The Russian president, having long taken credit for boom times and cultivated an image of prowess, finds himself unable to end the nation’s longest recession since he came to power. by ANDREW HIGGINS

Greenpeace Leaks U.S.-E.U. Trade Deal Documents

14 hours 58 minutes ago
American negotiations have pushed their European counterparts for looser environmental, regulatory and consumer protection provisions, the activist group says. by SEWELL CHAN

Catching a Flight? Budget Hours, Not Minutes, for Security

15 hours 58 minutes ago
Fewer T.S.A. screeners, tighter budgets, new checkpoint procedures and growing numbers of passengers have led to epic security lines, and there’s no end in sight. by JAD MOUAWAD

Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin

16 hours 8 minutes ago
Craig Steven Wright provided digital evidence linking himself with Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym previously tied to the currency’s creator, the BBC said. by AMIE TSANG

Puerto Rico to Miss Largest Payment to Date

The United States territory will probably default on even larger and more consequential payments due on July 1 unless Congress enacts rescue legislation. by MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

Quaker Oats’ 100% Natural Claim Questioned in Lawsuit

2 days ago
Testing of the oats found permissible amounts of glyphosate, but plaintiffs say the results are proof of false marketing claims. by STEPHANIE STROM

Advertising: High Times and Agency Unite to Sell Marijuana to Mainstream

2 days ago
The collaboration has produced a report that says “marijuana is opening up opportunities across a variety of industries.” by MATT KRUPNICK

Bits: An iPad Misplaced at the Airport Takes Its Own Vacation

Using the Find My iPhone tracking feature, an owner follows the route of his device and goes online to post regular updates on its location. by NICK WINGFIELD

Sandwiched in a Cannes Contender, a Diner Scene for the Ages

“Hell or High Water,” a contemporary Western, has one of the top diner or deli scenes in movie memory, rivaling those in “Five Easy Pieces” and “When Harry Met Sally.” by MICHAEL CIEPLY

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