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Reuters
China central bank warns of 'Minsky moment'; what does it mean?HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, warned on
Reuters / Posted 46 minutes ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s central bank governor, Zhou Xiaochuan, warned on Thursday of the risks of a “Minsky moment,” citing relatively high corporate debt and saying household lending was rising too quickly. On the sidelines of a key,... Read more
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FOX Business
Amazon HQ2 bid deadline: Austin, Atlanta among contenders to watchapplication deadline for bids for its second North American headquarters fast a
FOX Business / Posted 58 minutes ago
application deadline for bids for its second North American headquarters fast approaching on Thursday, several of the United States’ largest cities have already indicated their interest. The competition to host Amazon’s second home has... Read more
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FOX Business
Amazon HQ2 bid deadline: Austin, Atlanta among contenders to watch(AMZN) application deadline for bids for its second North American headquarters
FOX Business / Posted 58 minutes ago
(AMZN) application deadline for bids for its second North American headquarters fast approaching on Thursday, several of the United States’ largest cities have already indicated their interest. Continue Reading Below The competition to host... Read more
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Boston Globe
Warren takes aim at GOP tax cut plannext big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US ta
Boston Globe / Posted an hour ago
next big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US tax code. The Massachusetts senator kicked off her fresh national effort Wednesday morning by arguing that President Trump and his wealthy Cabinet members stand to reap... Read more
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Digi Times
Bright prospect for wireless charging: Q&A with WPC chairman Menno TreffersWang, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES [Thursday 19 October 2017] Wireless chargin
Digi Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Wang, Taipei; Willis Ke, DIGITIMES [Thursday 19 October 2017] Wireless charging is emerging as a new major feature of high-end smartphones after Apple, Samsung and other leading vendors incorporated it into their latest smartphone... Read more
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Reuters
China economy shows solid momentum as party meets, but property curbs biteBEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth looked set to accelerate for the fi
Reuters / Posted 4 hours ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth looked set to accelerate for the first time in seven years this year, after hardly skipping a beat in the third quarter, but efforts to cut risks in property and debt are beginning to weigh on parts of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Big Dada' positions himself as leader for China's 'new era'as the leader for the 'new era' in party congress speech During his mammoth th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 hours ago
as the leader for the 'new era' in party congress speech During his mammoth three-and-a-half-hour speech at the opening of the party congress yesterday, Xi Jinping announced that China had entered "a new era". While there were no grand policies... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping’s second five-year term as leader. The conflicting goals raise concerns that leaders might put off... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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CTV News
China offers conflicting goals as Xi Jinping looks to extend ruleParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
CTV News / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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Daily Herald
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
Daily Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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The Middletown Press
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
The Middletown Press / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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Reuters
China's third-quarter economic growth slows as expected, property measures biteBEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarte
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s economic growth slowed slightly in the third quarter, as expected, as the government’s efforts to rein in property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world’s second-largest economy. The economy grew 6.8... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish unemployment grows again after recent record lowThe figures show the Scottish unemployment count rose 9000 to 113,000, while th
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
The figures show the Scottish unemployment count rose 9000 to 113,000, while the numbers of people in work rose by 35,000 to 2.65m, up 1.2 points to 75.3 per cent. The rate is now at a near record high and is above the UK average of 75.1 per... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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Connecticut Post
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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The Register Citizen
China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party controlParty is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and s
The Register Citizen / Posted 7 hours ago
Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President Xi Jinping's second five-year term as leader. Party officials are tightening their control over state-owned... Read more
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Boston Globe
Warren takes aim at GOP tax cut plannext big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US ta
Boston Globe / Posted 9 hours ago
next big item on the Republican to-do list in Washington: overhauling the US tax code. The Massachusetts senator kicked off her fresh national effort Wednesday morning by arguing that President Trump and his wealthy Cabinet members stand to reap... Read more
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express
Good economic news for Britain will confound Brexit doom-mongers - EXPRESS COMMENT ANOTHER day, another sign of a flourishing UK economy. Une
express / Posted 12 hours ago
- EXPRESS COMMENT ANOTHER day, another sign of a flourishing UK economy. Unemployment is now at its lowest level for 12 years The latest piece of good news is that unemployment is... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Xi Jinping Thought’ to Dominate Chinese Communist Party Congressbe impressed upon China’s future. The South China Morning Postnotes that outsi
Breitbart / Posted 12 hours ago
be impressed upon China’s future. The South China Morning Postnotes that outsiders have few clues as to the full scope of “Xi Jinping Thought,” since the Chinese president has been teasing it in closed-door speeches to top party officials where... Read more
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The Hill
Amazon's unwitting wake-up call for poor computer science educationNorth America. Thursday is the deadline for interested cities to submit their b
The Hill / Posted 12 hours ago
North America. Thursday is the deadline for interested cities to submit their bids. Approximately 50,000 jobs and billions of dollars worth of economic activity hang in the balance. For Vegas oddsmakers who may be assessing the serious contenders... Read more
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Boston Globe
See which New England communities have bid for Amazon’s HQPlenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
Plenty of communities around the region are entering the nationwide sweepstakes to land Amazon’s second headquarters, which the company says will eventually employ up to 50,000 workers. With bids due to Amazon on Thursday, some communities have... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Governor, UI to launch public-private research institute in ChicagoUpdated 2:45 p.m. CHICAGO — A public-private education and research institute
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
Updated 2:45 p.m. CHICAGO — A public-private education and research institute that would give the University of Illinois’ flagship campus a bigger presence in Chicago is being proposed by the UI and Gov. Bruce Rauner, though its funding and other... Read more
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FOX Business
Dow closes above 23,000 as IBM surges0.56 points higher, or 0.01%, to 6,624.22. The blue-chip index briefly traded
FOX Business / Posted 14 hours ago
0.56 points higher, or 0.01%, to 6,624.22. The blue-chip index briefly traded above 23,000 on Tuesday but fell short of the milestone at the end of the session. With stocks routinely posting new records, the Dow has reached four 1,000-point... Read more
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FOX Business
Dow closes above 23,000 as IBM surges0.56 points higher, or 0.01%, to 6,624.22. The blue-chip index briefly traded
FOX Business / Posted 14 hours ago
0.56 points higher, or 0.01%, to 6,624.22. The blue-chip index briefly traded above 23,000 on Tuesday but fell short of the milestone at the end of the session. With stocks routinely posting new records, the Dow has reached four 1,000-point... Read more
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Reuters
Stocks rise on earnings; yields up as monetary policy in focusdollar slipped to snap a four-day rally. Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields were
Reuters / Posted 15 hours ago
dollar slipped to snap a four-day rally. Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields were higher and the difference between the yields of U.S. 5-year and 30-year Treasuries fell to the lowest level since November 2007 as expectations for tighter global... Read more
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New Kerala
Vancouver Centre II Breaks Ground in the New Centre of the City - newkerala news #281637VANCOUVER: GWL Realty Advisors officially broke ground today on Vancouver Centr
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
VANCOUVER: GWL Realty Advisors officially broke ground today on Vancouver Centre II, a 33-storey AAA office tower in downtown Vancouver. The 371,000 square foot building will be constructed at 753 Seymour Street in the heart of downtown Vancouver's... Read more
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FOX Business
Hurricanes' negative economic impact will be short-livedThree major hurricanes hit the U.S. this year: Harvey, Irma and Maria. The stor
FOX Business / Posted 16 hours ago
Three major hurricanes hit the U.S. this year: Harvey, Irma and Maria. The storms devastated communities, caused loss of life and property, and according to Moody’s Analytics, resulted in billions of dollars in damages. A report released Wednesday... Read more
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FOX Business
Hurricanes' negative economic impact will be short-livedThree major hurricanes hit the U.S. this year: Harvey, Irma and Maria. The stor
FOX Business / Posted 16 hours ago
Three major hurricanes hit the U.S. this year: Harvey, Irma and Maria. The storms devastated communities, caused loss of life and property, and according to Moody’s Analytics, resulted in billions of dollars in damages. Continue Reading Below A... Read more
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Canberra Times
Welfare spending rises as home ownership declines: reportAustralia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Australia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as the dream of owning a home fades for young people and the lowly paid. The latest report card into the nation's wellbeing also found welfare spending increased by $40... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scotland suffers "disappointing" rise in unemploymentThe figures show the Scottish unemployment count rose 9000 to 113,000, while th
heraldscotland / Posted 20 hours ago
The figures show the Scottish unemployment count rose 9000 to 113,000, while the numbers of people in work rose by 35,000 to 2.65m, up 1.2 points to 75.3 per cent. The rate is now at a near record high and is above the UK average of 75.1 per... Read more
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Calculated Risk
AIA: Architecture Billings Index "Backslides Slightly" in SeptemberCommercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings I
Calculated Risk / Posted 20 hours ago
Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture Billings Index Backslides Slightly After seven months of steady growth in the demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) paused in September. As a leading... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Welfare spending rises as home ownership declines: reportAustralia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Australia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as the dream of owning a home fades for young people and the lowly paid. The latest report card into the nation's wellbeing also found welfare spending increased by $40... Read more
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The Age
Welfare spending rises as home ownership declines: reportAustralia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
Australia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as the dream of owning a home fades for young people and the lowly paid. The latest report card into the nation's wellbeing also found welfare spending increased by $40... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Issues Executive Order# 89President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 89 - instituting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 89 - instituting policy measures to stimulate economic growth by reducing administrative, business process requirements on concessionaires, small, medium-sized businesses and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Necessary Skills for MSMEsIt is indisputable that micro small to medium enterprises (MSMEs) now comprises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
It is indisputable that micro small to medium enterprises (MSMEs) now comprises a predominant share of private sector economic activities in the country. Key stakeholders need to come up with a holistic framework outlining how the sector can be... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fed president: Fair transportation at heart of NEPA economy's healthand skirt fast-growing business parks where thousands work. But that’s a good
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
and skirt fast-growing business parks where thousands work. But that’s a good thing, said Patrick Harker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia to 150 people during a Tuesday summit on creating equitable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Seeks Accountants' Support in War Against CorruptionAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support of Nigerian accoun
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has solicited the support of Nigerian accountants in his administration's anti-corruption campaign, even as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) launches a whistleblower initiative designed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Internal Revenue Service and Benefits of ReformsIn the next few weeks, the annual ritual of budget presentations by the federal
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In the next few weeks, the annual ritual of budget presentations by the federal government and sub - national governments would commence and Kaduna State from every indication will be the first to present its budget. Kaduna State has undoubtedly... Read more
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Perth Now
Consumer a constraint on growth: WestpacThe chief economist at one of the big four banks warns troubled consumers will
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
The chief economist at one of the big four banks warns troubled consumers will hamper economic growth heading into 2018. Constraints on growth are likely to centre on consumers struggling under the weight of weak wages growth, high energy prices and... Read more
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News.com.au
Consumer a constraint on growth: WestpacThe chief economist at one of the big four banks warns troubled consumers will
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
The chief economist at one of the big four banks warns troubled consumers will hamper economic growth heading into 2018. Constraints on growth are likely to centre on consumers struggling under the weight of weak wages growth, high energy prices and... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
This indicator suggests the RBA will have trouble lifting interest rates next year– PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Australia’s Leading Index, released by
Business Insider Australia / Posted yesterday
– PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images Australia’s Leading Index, released by Westpac in conjunction with the Melbourne Institute, continues to paint a fairly dour outlook for Australia’s economy next year, indicating that growth is likely to be... Read more
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