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China GDP curbs stimulus expectations despite slow growth
China's economic growth beat analysts' estimates last quarter as export demand quickened and services expanded, bolstering the government's case for avoiding broader stimulus measures.
China posts slowest growth since global crisis, more stimulus expected  The Globe and Mail
Anyone Expecting a Rebound in Chinese Growth Won't Like the New GDP Figures  TIME
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Brighter China data fails to lift stocks, dollar sags
LONDON (Reuters) - A two-day rebound in global shares slowed and the dollar edged lower on Tuesday, as slightly above forecast Chinese growth data failed to erase concerns that the world's second-biggest economy is losing momentum.
Asian Stocks Fall as China Growth Tempers Stimulus Bets  Bloomberg
World stocks take China slowdown in stride  MiamiHerald.com
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Brent Crude Rises as China's Growth Exceeds Estimates
West Texas Intermediate rose for the third time in four days amid speculation motor-fuel inventories shrank in the U.S., the world's biggest oil consumer.
China data supports oil, but bearish sentiment persists  MarketWatch
Cheap Oil Spurs Record China Crude Runs  Wall Street Journal
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US Urges Japan to Be Bolder in Opening Markets
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker is urging Japan to be bolder in opening its markets to help reach a deal on a pan-Pacific trade agreement.
US urges Japan to be 'bold' in Pacific trade pact talks  Reuters
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Chipotle third-quarter restaurant sales soar
Oct 20 (Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday reported better-than-expected growth in sales at established restaurants after diners appeared to shrug off price increases at the burrito chain known for serving antibiotic-free meats and organic produce ...
Chipotle Posts 3Q Beat, But Shares Slip  Fox Business
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Staples says probing possible payment card data breach
Staples is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S.
Staples may be latest payment systems hacking victim  CBS News
Staples customers likely the latest victims of credit card breach  Help Net Security
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Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong hiring
WASHINGTON - U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
Hiring Improves but no likelihood of a pay rise  Beta Wired
Survey finds pay raises rare despite strong US hiring  Dubuque Telegraph Herald
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UPDATE 1-Pilots threaten more strikes as Lufthansa walkout continues
... * Strike started Monday, to run until 2159 GMT on Tuesday. * Long-haul flights affected on Tuesday. * Union does not rule out more strikes (Adds more details of strike, comment from Lufthansa spokesman, transport minister comment, details from Frankfurt ...
German court rejects bid by Lufthansa to force its pilots' union to call ...  Fox News
Lufthansa Long-Haul Flyers Grounded as Strike Drags Into Day Two  Businessweek
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Akzo Profit Meets Estimates Amid Focus on Efficiency
(Corrects to use correct estimate for profit and say earnings met estimates from first paragraph.) Akzo Nobel NV (AKZA), Europe's largest paintmaker, reported profit that met analysts' estimates as Chief Executive Officer Ton Buechner prioritized spending on ...
Akzo Nobel profit boosted by cost cutting  MarketWatch
AkzoNobel Q3 2014 results  CNNMoney
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Amazon and Simon & Schuster agree e-book pricing deal
Online retailer Amazon has reached a deal with major publisher Simon & Schuster over the pricing of e-books. Amazon's dominance in the e-book market has brought it into conflict with publishers and authors.
Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach a deal on internet book sales  Engadget
Amazon signs multiyear book deal with publisher Simon and Schuster  Livemint
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