• Global markets: stocks take fright on U.S. and China concerns

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Global stocks were heading for their biggest drop in two weeks as a confident U.S. central bank and weak Chinese data hit demand for risky assets. David Pollard reports.
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  • U.S.-Turkey Relations Are Better But Still Strained: QuickTake

    11 days ago - By Washington Post

    Since relations between the U.S. and Turkey sank to a low point in August, the two countries have resolved a two-year standoff over an American pastor detained in Turkey. However, more complex issues continue to divide the NATO allies and threaten new crises. They include the fallout from a 2016 attempted coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's plans to buy a missile-defense system from Russia, and the U.S. alliance with a militia in Syria that Turkey considers a foe. The t
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  • China concerns, U.S. rate view send stocks lower

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Global stocks are on track for their biggest drop in two weeks while oil prices held near six-month lows on Friday as a confident U.S. central bank and weak Chinese data hit demand for risky assets.
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  • Futures lower as global growth worries seep in

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday, as a batch of weak Chinese data raised concerns about global growth a day after the Federal Reserve hinted at gradual tightening of borrowing costs.
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  • U.S. accuses China of violating cyber espionage agreement

    U.S. accuses China of violating cyber espionage agreement

    11 days ago - By Venture Beat

    The U.S. has accused China of violating a 2015 agreement aimed at stopping cyber espionage through the hacking of government and corporate data.
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  • Oil falls below $70 as U.S. crude enters 'bear market'

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil prices fell to multi-month lows on Friday as global supply increased and investors worried about the impact on fuel demand of lower economic growth and trade disputes.
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  • Larry Printz: Volvo's new plant in South Carolina was almost built In Virginia 45 years ago

    Larry Printz: Volvo's new plant in South Carolina was almost built In Virginia 45 years ago

    11 days ago - By Stl Today

    In June, Volvo announced the opening of its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Charleston, S.C., joining the company's two manufacturing plants and engine plant in Europe, three car factories and engine plant in China, and assembly plants in India and...
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  • Stocks poised for biggest drop in two weeks on U.S. and China concerns

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Global stocks were heading for their biggest drop in two weeks and emerging market currencies also slipped on Friday as a confident U.S. central bank and weak Chinese data hit demand for risky assets.
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