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140 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
sales
"Lucasfilm"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opens today intheaters, and it won't just be a big hit in the US. This is ahuge, global phenomenon. The film is expected to shatter box-office records with $100 million alreadyearned in advance-ticket sales. So..."

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796 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Labor Force Participation: The U.S. and Its Peers Monday, June 22, 2015 By Maximiliano Dvorkin, Economist, and Hannah Shell, Research Associate The U.S. labor market has changed drastically over the past 50 years. As the following figure shows, the..."

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163 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Monday evening tickets went on sale for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the demand for tickets is so high that it has crippled the two largest online ticket sellers. If you try to head to both Fandango and MovieTickets.com and buy "The Force Awak..."
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490 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"Millions of slaves and other forced laborers around the world are generating an estimated $150.2 billion a year in profits for their exploiters, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization. The ILO’s definition of forced labo..."

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313 words • advanced • 3 years, 11 months ago
"Monday’s Outlook column explored one of the biggest debates in economics in recent years: whether an improving jobs market will revive the share of the U.S. population in the labor force. Since 2007, the share of people over age 16 in the labor force..."

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"Last week's excellent jobs report was excellent. EXCEPT... it showed no upward trend in real average hourly wages. Some people have speculated that the reason for that is that demographic shifts mean that higher paid, older Boomers are retiring as yo..."

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320 words • intermediate • 2 years, 12 months ago
sales
"Disney/LucasfilmYear-end holiday advance ticket sales for J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" have crossed $100 million in North America, an unheard-of number, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. That includes $50 million to $60 million in a..."
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239 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
sales, business
Anh ngữ Golden Voice Vũng Tàu - "Chuẩn từng âm tiết" http://goldenvoice.edu.vn | http://tienganhvungtau.com Chúc bạn học vui. (Nguồn: Reuters)
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653 words • intermediate • 3 years, 10 months ago
Eric Davidson, Senior Director of Marketing for Intuitive Surgical, explains key differences affecting the company's capital and clinical sales forces and how the ...
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669 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"One of the biggest changes in the U.S. labor market over the past two decades has been the increasing number of people working over the age of 55. From the end of World War II until the early 1990s, a smaller and smaller share remained in the labor f..."
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140 words • intermediate • 2 years, 10 months ago
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"Star Wars: Episode VIII has began filming and has added Benicio del Toro and Laura Dern to its cast. Moviegoers wait before the first showing of  Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Tokyo, Japan. (MB file photo/Reuters/Issei Kato) The Walt Disney Co. ann..."

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189 words • intermediate • 2 years, 11 months ago
sales
"Disney/LucasfilmWith the enormous box office sales "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is generating, it's a good bet that many people are going back numerous times to see the movie. A study released by Fandango,which surveyed1,000 moviegoers, suggests as..."
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429 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"The labor force participation rate is one of the most buzzed about parts of the monthly jobs report. The labor force participation rate, or the percent of the civilian population over 15 that is either working or searching for work, has fallen from 6..."
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994 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"Demographic Trends and Growth in Japan and the United States Thomas Klitgaard and Preston Mui Liberty Street, October 08, 2014 Japan’s population is shrinking and getting older, with the population falling at a 0.2 percent rate this year and the w..."
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690 words • intermediate • 4 years, 4 months ago
"The American labor force, as a share of the overall population, has been shrinking for more than a decade. A detailed new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers estimates the majority of that decline has been driven by the retiremen..."
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563 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Since the 2007-08 financial crisis, income inequality has widened, labor-force participation has fallen and productivity growth has been abysmal. In its Economic Report of the President, the White House Council of Economic Advisers conducts a little ..."

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1469 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Opening markets for forestry and value-added wood products The Trans-Pacific Partnership is the most comprehensive trade agreement in the world. The TPP will help deepen Canada’s trade ties in the dynamic and fast-growing Asia-Pacific region while..."
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918 words • advanced • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"By Daniel Rothberg, Las Vegas Sun May 27--For Nevada's energy sector, the legislative session started early. Representatives from the energy industry and lawmakers on an energy task force Thursday recommended several pieces of legislation that rang..."
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385 words • intermediate • 4 years, 2 months ago
"As close fans of the monthly jobs report know, the unemployment rate can decline for two different reasons, broadly speaking: Either unemployed people find jobs and employment rises, or unemployed people give up entirely on the labor force and thus a..."
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464 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Screen grabThe war against the Islamic State has now cost American taxpayers more than $7 billion, a figure that could increase dramatically as the U.S. prepares to send 200 more troops to Iraq to help fight the extremist network. As of March 15, the..."
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