China's Bond Market Presents False Sense of Security

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As China’s economy slows, the bond market is another area where dislocation could emerge.

Foreign Firms Feel China's Chill

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Market turmoil and Beijing’s crackdown on brokers and investors is complicating the plans of foreign funds and investment banks that had bet on bigger business in China.

Who Wants to Ring the Closing Bell on Bad Days?

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In the tumultuous days recently, as markets have slid, the job of closing-bell ringer has taken an anxious turn.

Apple's Latest Challenge: Topping Its Own Success

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Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus reignited sales growth for the smartphone. But analysts predict muted growth for its latest models due out next week.

For Russia, Oil Collapse Has Soviet Echoes

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For most countries, the economic slowdown in China and the accompanying slump in commodity prices represent something between nuisance and pothole. For Russia, they are a catastrophe, writes Greg Ip.

Giant U.S. Pension Fund to Propose Shift Away From Stocks, Bonds

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The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the nation’s second-largest pension fund, is considering a significant shift away from some stocks and bonds amid turbulent markets world-wide.

Slumping Commodities Force Glencore to Make a Tough Trade

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Glencore is under fire because of its high debt levels relative to mining peers. It can free up cash in its trading business, but that raises the risk of denting its earnings power.

IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

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China’s slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world’s largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned.

Medtronic to Provide Checkup on Covidien Deal

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Medtronic’s earnings will provide a checkup on its $50 billion Covidien acquisition.

The Risk Investors Don't Have to Worry About This Time

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Although markets are wobbling, U.S. banks have their feet on the ground.

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