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China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade Slowdowns in investment and retail sales are cooling one of the world’s most important growth engines. As the trade war with the U.S. intensifies, the downturn could get worse. Image A market in Beijing in October. Chinese shoppers are spending less and ...

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Trump’s Travel Ban Hits Close to Home for Corporate Travelers

Mark A. Boyer, executive director of the International Studies Association, would ordinarily spend this week pulling together the final details for his group’s annual convention, which usually draws about 6,500 social scientists and academics and kicks off in two weeks in Baltimore. But this is not an ordinary year. The ...

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In Verizon Strike, Blue-Collar Stress Hits the Sidewalks

By NOAM SCHEIBER and BRIAN X. CHEN April 13, 2016 The roughly 36,000 Verizon workers who went on strike Wednesday as a contract dispute entered its ninth month have brought into sharp relief one of the most fundamental questions facing the United States: Can an economy in the throes of dizzying technological change be a ...

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Vietnam’s economic growth hits 5-year high of 6.68 percent

Vietnam’s economy expanded 6.68 percent, beating the government’s target and climbing to the highest level in five years, according to new data released by the General Statistics Office. “The economy has clearly recovered,” the office said in a report Saturday. Government leaders set a GDP growth target of 6.2 percent at the ...

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