Economy

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Risks, Rewards, and Robots: The Future of Work in California

Are robots coming for California’s jobs? In today’s increasingly automated economy, that’s certainly the fear. Technology has always generated economic churn, destroying some jobs and creating others. Already advances have generated a whole new sector of “g...
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California Economic Summit in Fresno Is Biggest Ever

For the eighth year — and the first time in Fresno — California Forward is holding an economic summit focused on how to improve the Golden State across many different sectors. And, according to California Forward's co-chairman Pete Weber, the two-day event ...
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Poll: Many Feeling Vulnerable Despite Economic Gains

WASHINGTON — Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs. Roughly two-thirds, 67%, describe their financial situation a...
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Poll: Some Younger Workers View Aging Workforce Negatively

CHICAGO — Some younger workers aren't particularly thrilled to see a rising share of older Americans forgo retirement and continue working, according to a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. "I don't think in things ...
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