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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its 'silicon shield' |  CNN Business

As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’ | CNN Business

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its 'silicon shield' |  CNN Business

As the world woos TSMC, Taiwan fears losing its ‘silicon shield’ | CNN Business

hong kong CNN — Semiconductor giant TSMC was feted this week by US President Joe Biden and Apple CEO Tim Cook at a ceremony to unveil its $40 billion manufacturing site in Arizona – a huge investment designed to help secure America’s supply of the most advanced chips. But back in Taiwan, there is deep …

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Asian markets trade mixed amid recession fears;  China to release trade data

Asian markets trade mixed amid recession fears; China to release trade data

China expects further drop in exports and imports China’s trade data for November is expected to show a further decline in both exports and imports, according to a Reuters poll of economists. Exports are expected to fall 3.5% in November on an annualized basis after falling 0.3% in October, and imports are expected to fall …

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Amazon's cloud unit faces cost-sensitive customers as economic fears rise

Amazon’s cloud unit faces cost-sensitive customers as economic fears rise

Amazon Web Services has been its parent company’s biggest growth engine for most of the past decade, taking business with some of the world’s largest technology vendors. But as companies face the most discouraging economic environment since the 2008 financial crisis, those massive checks they send to AWS for their technology infrastructure are coming under …

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US labor market shrugs off recession fears;  keeps the Fed on a tightening path

US labor market shrugs off recession fears; keeps the Fed on a tightening path

Non-farm payrolls increase by 263,000 in November Unemployment rate stable at 3.7%; turnout drops The average hourly wage increases by 0.6%; up 5.1% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in November and raised wages, ignoring growing fears of a recession, but that is unlikely to stop the Federal …

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Banks are more than $1 trillion short of capital, analyst says, who fears shortfall will only get worse

Banks are more than $1 trillion short of capital, analyst says, who fears shortfall will only get worse

The new year is fast approaching and one idea for where to invest is the banking sector, whose margins benefit from high interest rates, at undemanding valuations. This statement may surprise those who think that the US banking industry has about $2.2 trillion in capital. But it reduces that figure in several ways. First, he …

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Hong Kong shares fall 2% on Covid fears;  China keeps interest rates unchanged

Hong Kong shares fall 2% on Covid fears; China keeps interest rates unchanged

Oil prices fall as China faces Covid concerns, Goldman Sachs cuts forecast Oil prices fell nearly a dollar as China’s Covid concerns grew, with the country seeing the first virus-related deaths recorded since May this year. Brent futures lost less than a dollar, or 0.9%, to settle at $86.83 a barrel and United States West …

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