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  • China manufacturing drags on Asian stock markets

    China manufacturing drags on Asian stock markets

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:53 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:53:26 GMT
    Asian stocks got a slight boost from Wednesday from positive U.S. economic figures that reinforced expectations of eventual Fed rate hikes and a stronger dollar, while European markets drifted lower.More >>
    Asian stock markets were dampened by a weak China manufacturing survey Thursday, but Japan gained on the prospect of a stronger dollar after Fed minutes showed policymakers are leaning toward their first rate hike since...More >>
  • Growth in China manufacturing weakens in August

    Growth in China manufacturing weakens in August

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:33 GMT
    Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world No. 2 economy is losing momentum and Beijing may need to spoon out more stimulus.More >>
    Growth in China's vast manufacturing industry weakened in August, suggesting that the recovery in the world No. 2 economy is losing momentum and Beijing may need to spoon out more stimulus.More >>
  • McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

    McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:44:07 GMT
    The candidates in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race are answering questions together for the first time amid a squabble over a bus rental.More >>
    Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud.More >>
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