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The US is only a leader in tech because of foreign workers. Silicon Valley could have happened anywhere if it weren’t for one crucial visa.
Without the H-1B visa or foreign workers, the US would not be the leader in technology it is today.
Trade tensions, impact from climate change, and corporate debt at an all-time high were among the items HSBC said were the top 10 risks in 2019.
Stocks surged Wednesday as signs of thawing trade tensions helped lift the mood on Wall Street following a bruising few weeks for global markets.
Stocks surrendered gains Tuesday after President Donald Trump threatened to shut down parts of the federal government over funding for a border wall.
Stocks fell Monday as global trade tensions mounted, extending sharp declines following their worst week in nine months.
Gold was headed for its best weekly gain in nine months on Friday after the jobs report showed hiring slowed in November.
The jobs report was expected to show that the unemployment rate held at a 49-year low for a third straight month.
Some investors see the recent inversion of part of the yield curve as an ominous sign. Some experts say there's more to the story.
Stocks fell sharply Tuesday after optimism for easing trade tensions between Washington and Beijing faded and as Treasury yields turned lower.
A US-China truce sparked hopes that protectionist policies can be scrapped. But for some farmers, damage from tariffs will outlast the trade war.