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The BOJ's basic stance is for long-term interest rates to be set by markets, governor Kazuo Ueda said, offering no strong concern over a rise in the benchmark 10-year government bond yield to a 12-year high. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/26/economy/boj-ueda-yield-rise/ #business #economy #boj #kazuoueda #interestrates #g7 #currencies

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China’s approach to global commerce was roundly criticized by G7 finance chiefs in a show of unity accompanied by a threat of further escalation. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/26/economy/g7-china-trade-escalation/ #business #economy #g7 #china #trade

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bicmay, to business
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"The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) vote to ban noncompete agreements is set to have an outsized impact on the health care sector, empowering clinicians and raising anxiety among private practices who worry it will compound staffing problems...The rule is set to go into effect on Sep. 4, though the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has already sued to stop it."

https://thehill.com/homenews/4680912-non-compete-ban-healthcare-landscape/

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China’s outsized role in world trade is alarming global finance chiefs, who are poised to forge a united front in Italy priming their nations to challenge "harmful practices.” https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/25/economy/g7-china-harmful-trade-draft/

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Japan stands ready to take appropriate action in the market "any time" to counter excessive moves in the yen, its top currency diplomat Masato Kanda said on Friday. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/25/economy/japan-yen-warning-intervention/

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The U.S. Trade Representative's office has announced a further extension of all China Section 301 tariff exclusions on 352 Chinese import and 77 pandemic-related categories through June 14, and said some would be extended through May 31, 2025. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/25/economy/ustr-china-tariffs-extension/

SFRuminations, to random
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C. Wright Mills on how big business uses small business owners as a key part of their self-perpetuating propaganda.

From White Collar: The American Middle Classes (1951)

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Japanese automakers have agreed to stop squeezing their suppliers and have committed to treating the smaller companies more fairly when they pass on cost increases. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/companies/automakers-subcontractors-unfair-trade/

metin, (edited ) to workersrights
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From the ar(t)chive…

Voxel-style 3D illustration for a 2005 issue of a Dutch magazine, about the attraction of working for large corporations.

There were no voxel editors yet in 2005, and I guess Shell was still a relatively attractive employer. 😏

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Japan's Rakuten Group is partnering with eBay to test U.S. demand for used Japanese fashion goods, made all the cheaper with the yen trading near a 34-year low. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/companies/rakuten-used-fashion-goods/

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Japan's 10-year government bond yield crossed 1% for the first time in 12 years amid increasing expectations of further Bank of Japan policy tightening. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/markets/10-year-bond-yield/

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Nomura Holdings more than doubled pay for its top managers last fiscal year, as earnings at Japan’s largest brokerage rebounded on booming domestic markets. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/companies/nomura-executives-pay-hike/

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Japanese firms are trying to build loyalty with individual investors by doling out gifts to long-term shareholders, in an attempt to offset a wave of selling by institutions that has made them more vulnerable to activist investors. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/companies/japan-firms-individual-investors/

PierreLecourt, to business French
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Spotify brique des milliers d’accessoires, sans aucun remords
Spotify a annoncé la fin du support de son Car Thing, ce qui équivaut a balancer des tonnes de materiel fonctionnel à la poubelle....
https://www.minimachines.net/actu/spotify-brique-des-milliers-daccessoires-sans-aucun-remords-127151

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Japan’s inflation cooled for a second month while staying above the Bank of Japan’s price target as the yen’s recent depreciation fuels concerns that cost-push inflationary pressures may be here to stay. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/economy/japan-inflation-cools-as-boj-waits-for-wage-gains/

SomeGadgetGuy, to tech
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We want a future of repairable gadgets and less ewaste.
5-7 years of software support doesn't mean anything if we can't keep the hardware running well for 7 years.
Glad to see iFixit didn't go quiet on this one.

https://www.ifixit.com/News/96162/were-ending-our-samsung-collaboration

I've been trying to highlight Samsung's scummy business practices for a couple years now, but when they can't even make a support contract work with iFixit, it's a REAL bad look.

thejapantimes, to business
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Nervous about flying after this year's spate of high-profile airline accidents? It's still safer than the drive to the airport though. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/24/companies/airline-mishaps-worry-fliers/

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Japan's top power generator JERA has warned that it could consider fuel purchases and investments from elsewhere if Australia does not provide sufficient financial support. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/23/utility-australia-investment/

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Sony Group has unveiled a strategy to boost its anime business, aiming to make it a new cornerstone of its entertainment operations alongside games, music and movies. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/23/companies/sony-group-anime/ #business #companies #anime #sony

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"Even as industry sales were slow in 2023, membership in the American Booksellers Assn. continued its years-long revival. It now stands at 2,433, more than 200 over the previous year and nearly double since 2016. About 190 additional stores are in the process of opening over the next two years, according to the ABA."

https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2024-05-23/independent-booksellers-continued-to-expand-in-2023

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Japan's inflation-adjusted real wages fell 2.2% from the previous year in fiscal 2023, which ended in March — the sharpest decline since the 2.9% drop in fiscal 2014. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/business/2024/05/23/economy/japan-2023-real-wages-drop/

br00t4c, to business
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'Don't operate like this': Woman calls out plumbing business that refused to give her a quote on the phone--then demanded $200 fee when she refused service

https://www.dailydot.com/news/plumber-no-quote-200-dollar-fee/

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