China's Moves Won't Help U.S. Tech Firms

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China’s moves to spur its slowing economy are having an important but less obvious effect on the tech sector: Strengthening local companies that were already making life difficult for U.S. rivals.

Hermès Plays Down China Luxury Risk

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French luxury-goods company Hermès International said it expects demand for its pricey handbags and fashion to remain resilient and grow 8% this year despite the risk of an economic slowdown in China.

Fed Urged to Press Ahead With Rate Rise

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After months of forewarning by the Fed that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on with it already.

Fed Urged to Press Ahead With Rate Rise

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After months of forewarning by the Fed that it is preparing to raise short-term interest rates, some international officials have a message: Get on with it already.

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose 0.3% in July

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U.S. households spent moderately in July amid a healthy rise in wages.

School for Mermaids Makes a Splash

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Wannabe mermaids are strapping on monofins and taking to pools and beaches around the world. A school for mermaids in Spain teaches students how to do flips and dives.

Big Oil Faces Prospect of Lower Refining Profits

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For much of the past year, the world’s biggest energy companies suffered through an oil-price rout with one silver lining: Their little-loved refineries were churning out big profits again. Now, that bright spot could be fading, even as oil prices sink.

Big Oil Faces Prospect of Lower Refining Profits

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For much of the past year, the world’s biggest energy companies suffered through an oil-price rout with one silver lining: Their little-loved refineries were churning out big profits again. Now, that bright spot could be fading, even as oil prices sink.

Scotiabank Profit Meets Expectations

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Bank of Nova Scotia’s fiscal third-quarter earnings met expectations, and the lender raised its quarterly dividend.

Luxury Brands Push Deeper Into India

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As sales growth slows in China and other big markets, luxury-goods makers are seeking to cash in on patches of new wealth in often-unexpected parts of India, where there is a growing appetite for luxury brands.

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