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Morning pages: a daily ritual worth trying out

Have you ever heard about something—could be a word, name, phrase, place or thing—for the first time, and then suddenly it starts popping up everywhere? There is actually a term for that. It’s called the Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon. You’ll probably hear ...

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Worker productivity up modestly in April-June

WASHINGTON — U.S. worker productivity accelerated to a still-modest 0.9 percent annual pace between April and June after dropping the previous quarter. The second-quarter gain beat economists’ expectations and reversed a decline in the January-March quarter, when the Labor Department’s ...

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Productivity rises as employers cut back on hiring

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies got more output from their workers this spring than initially thought. Productivity rose at a modest 2.2 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, largely because employers cut back sharply on hiring. Most economists expect productivity ...

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