Yuki Noguchi

Yuki Noguchi appears in the following:

Steven Mnuchin Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

Monday, February 13, 2017

Mnuchin will be key to President Trump's tax-overhaul policy. His former ties to Wall Street have Democrats accusing the president of breaking a promise to hold big banks accountable for abuses.

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Self-Driving Cars Could Ease Our Commutes, But That'll Take A While

Friday, February 10, 2017

One of the promises of autonomous vehicles is that they'll reduce traffic jams. Self-driving cars will bring many changes, but traffic flows won't improve until enough human drivers are off the roads.

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Travel Agents Say Clients Have Many Questions About Trump's Travel Ban

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

The Trump administration's travel ban and the confusion around it is creating headaches for some in the U.S. travel industry. Travel agents are trying to calm nervous travelers.

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Trump Takes Aim At Dodd-Frank, Investor Protections Rule In Executive Action

Friday, February 03, 2017

President Trump has called the financial regulations passed during the Obama administration a "disaster." Executive actions signed on Friday order a review of the law.

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U.S. Businesses Rebuke Trump Over Immigration Ban

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

U.S. employers are reacting to Friday's temporary ban on immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries. Many are drastically curtailing business travel by some of their workers.

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Trump's Labor Pick Faces Slew Of Legal Complaints From Fast-Food Workers

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Andrew Puzder runs the empire behind Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. So far, 33 current and ex-employees have alleged wage theft, harassment and discrimination at his company. The industry stands by its man.

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Fast Food Workers File Complaints Against Companies Run By Trump Labor Pick

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Employees of the fast food chains run by President Trump's labor secretary nominee filed complaints Thursday alleging wage theft and sexual harassment, among other things. The complaints to state and federal agencies allege that as CEO of the company that owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains, Andrew Puzder helped create a workplace culture that encouraged discrimination.

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Some Firms Are Harnessing Trump's Tweets As A Marketing Strategy

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

President Trump's use of social media to endorse or shame companies is a new public-relations channel. Some are leveraging that to recycle old news on job creation or other investment plans.

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Trump Treasury Nominee Defends Profiting From Foreclosure Crisis

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Steven Mnuchin, who took over a bank that failed because of bad home loans, argued before the Senate Finance Committee that his actions saved thousands of jobs.

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Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee Faces Critics On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Andrew Puzder, CEO of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's franchises, has been outspoken about labor policies. He now faces critics from the left and right in his bid to become the next labor secretary.

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Federal Agency Says Consumers Feel Threatened By Debt Collectors

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A survey by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds that more than 1 in 4 Americans contacted by collectors feel threatened. The bureau is revamping rules for the industry.

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Trump Urges People To 'Buy L.L.Bean' Amid Boycott Threat

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Linda Bean, co-owner of the family-owned outdoor retailer, says she gave money to PACs supporting Trump. Her political stance spurred calls for an L.L. Bean boycott under the hashtag #Grabyourwallet.

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States Create A Patchwork Of Regulations For Employers To Follow

Friday, January 06, 2017

State and local governments are expected to continue to be very active in employment law — passing their own rules on minimum wage, paid leave and other worker protections.

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U.S. Manufacturers Brace For Trump's Next Trade Targets

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Donald Trump was a factor in Ford's decision to cancel plans to build a new plant in Mexico. Now he has the attention of other U.S. manufacturing firms that were considering a move south.

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Shaming Firms That Export Jobs Has Worked For Trump So Far

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Analysts are watching to see whether the Twitter blasts continue and threatened tariffs emerge. The strategies could save jobs or could hurt the economy if other countries retaliate.

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Wages Are Increasing, But What's Behind It?

Thursday, December 29, 2016

It has taken years since the Great Recession, but wages are showing signs of climbing — though not very quickly. Economists say there are reasons to believe wage growth could continue into 2017.

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AT&T CEO Defends Time Warner Deal Before Senate Antitrust Panel

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson will try to sell Capitol Hill on his company's planned merger with Time-Warner. Stephenson will present the merger as a way of disrupting the existing cable TV model, but with the president-elect already lined up with opponents, he may have an uphill climb.

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Trump Wants A Federal Hiring Freeze, But It May Not Save Money

Monday, November 21, 2016

President-elect Trump has said a top priority is to freeze hiring for the federal government. But even those who support reducing the federal workforce say that a freeze can have unintended effects.

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Workers Wait To See If Trump White House Reverses Overtime Pay Rule

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

An estimated 4.2 million workers will become eligible to earn OT as a result of the new rule. But it's not clear for how long. President-elect Trump hasn't said what he'll do with the new regulations.

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Dow Hits All-Time High As Investors Anticipate Transition To Trump

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday trading centered on areas in which the new administration plans to loosen regulations or increase spending. Financials and pharmaceuticals were up, as were defense and infrastructure stocks.

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