ISM Manufacturing Index Falls in August

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U.S. manufacturing activity expanded at its slowest pace in more than two years, a sign global turmoil and a strong dollar could be limiting factories.

Washington to Seek Greater Clarity on China's Economic Strategy

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A top U.S. official Tuesday expressed confidence that China’s government would be able to manage the downside risks of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy, but said Washington will be seeking greater clarity on Beijing’s policy strategy at a meeting of global finance officials later this week

Evergrande's Health Needs a Second Opinion

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Chinese developer Evergrande’s performance may not be as grand as it seems.

In a World Awash with Gas, Why Finding More is Good for Eni

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Italy’s Eni has found a big gas field in Egypt. That highlights its strengths as the company also gets its financial house in order.

California Lawmakers Approve Equal-Pay Measure

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California lawmakers gave final approval to legislation that seeks to ensure equal compensation for women in the workplace by prohibiting employers from paying differing wages to employees who do “substantially similar work.”

Vancouver Hotel That Housed Hughes Offers New Whodunnit

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Starwood Capital is on the verge of selling a huge Vancouver residential development as it looks to tap into strong demand for condos in the area.

South Korean Exports Fall on Lower China Shipments

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South Korea said exports posted their sharpest fall in six years in August as shipments slumped to China.

Used-Car Wave May Weigh on Detroit

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Ahead of the Tape: A record number of leased vehicles may soon weigh on new-car sales growth.

Is comScore's Revenue Growth as Good as It Seems?

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The majority of comScore’s second-quarter revenue growth came from “nonmonetary” transactions with no cash attached.

A Summer Reading List for Geeks

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Reviews of three tech-oriented books: “You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost),” by Felicia Day; “SuperBetter,” by Jane McGonigal; and “ZerOes,” by Chuck Wendig.

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