FILE- In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo an employment sign hangs from a wooden fence on the property of a McDonald's restaurant in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. On Friday, Feb. 1, the U.S. government issues the January jobs report, which will reveal the latest unemployment rate and number of jobs U.S. employers added.
FILE- This Aug. 8, 2018, file photo shows electronic menus at McDonald's flagship restaurant in Chicago. Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of today’s work, according to a new Brookings Institution report. The report published Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, says roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with “high exposure” to automation, meaning about 70 percent of their work tasks could soon be performed by machines using current technology.
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer
More than a dozen retailers — including major department store chains, mattress sellers and shoe companies — filed for bankruptcy protection in 2018, despite strong consumer spending that otherwise lifted the U.S. economy.
New York (CNN Business)5G is here. It promises super-fast speeds, and it will enable some really cool, futuristic technology. You can get it if you want it, but you practically have to stand on your head.
Jessica Gamboa, 25, right, of Los Angeles, fills out a job application as her son Andrew Gamboa, 4, plays with his father Lucano Gamboa, 25 during at community job fair at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. Jessica Gamboa says she's looking for a better paying job than her current one. Lucano Gamboa, who says he lost his job last year, is also looking. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond)
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