U.S. Economic News

August 13, 2018

U.S. News

Michelle Hackman of the Wall Street Journal writes that vocational training programs are making a comeback in American high schools as employers struggle to hire enough workers in the face of an increasingly tight labor market. Firms have begun partnering with local high schools to establish training programs in order to fill job openings in key occupations such as welders, pharmacy technicians, and high-tech manufacturing. WSJ

The Wall Street Journal reports that the recent, ongoing collapse of the Turkish lira has begun to drag down other emerging market currencies. Analysts say that rising U.S. interest rates have already made investors nervous about emerging markets such as South Africa and Indonesia, which have substantial levels of foreign-currency-denominated debt . WSJ

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