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Fed says rate hike next month hinges on market volatility
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. The Federal Reserve on Friday left the door open to a September interest rate hike even while several U.S. central bank officials acknowledged that turmoil in financial markets, if prolonged, could delay the first policy tightening ...
Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues  Dallas Morning News
Lockhart: Still Significant Slack in the Labor Market  Fox Business
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Former PBOC Adviser Li Says China Growth Still on Target for 7%
China's recent stock-market plunge was a “healthy” price adjustment and the nation's economy still has strong growth potential, especially if the government enacts targeted reforms and stimulus efforts, said a former academic adviser to the People's ...
Watching and waiting at the US Federal Reserve  Financial Times
China central bank injects 60 bln yuan via short-term liquidity operations ...  Firstpost
Brazil Recession: GDP Plunges 1.9 Percent in Second Quarter
RIO DE JANEIRO - The bottom seems to have fallen out of Brazil's economy, with the government reporting Friday that the gross domestic product plunged 1.9 percent in the second quarter alone, once again throwing the nation into a technical recession.
Brazil falls deep into recession  CNNMoney
Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contraction  Washington Post
Consumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government's Economic Plans
BEIJING - In recent days, an advice column has circulated widely on China's most popular social media phone app. Titled “Guide on Safe Passage Through the Economic Crisis,” it is aimed at young Chinese urban professionals.
Paul Gillespie: China's economic challenges have global effect  Irish Times
What's in Store for Stocks in the Coming Week  TIME
Seeking diversity, Twitter plans to boost female employment by one percentage ...
Twitter committed itself Friday to boosting the share of female employees at the company to 35% from 34% by next year. In a global workforce of 4,100, that's 41 more women.
Twitter Sets Modest Goals to Diversity Its Workforce  ABC News
Twitter Sets Goals for Increasing Workforce Diversity  Voice of America
Secretary of Defense unveils $75-million investment in Silicon Valley venture
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter landed Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in Silicon Valley in four months to reassure technology industry leaders that the Pentagon views their work as vital to the future of national defense ...
UPDATE 1-Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech  Reuters
Apple, Boeing, and Harvard are among 161 companies developing technology for ...  Business Insider
Russian Rocket Launches Inmarsat Satellite
LONDON—A Russian Proton rocket on Friday launched an Inmarsat IMASY -8.43 % PLC spacecraft to put the British satellite operator on a course to begin operating a global network of high-bandwidth satellites by year-end.
Inmarsat launches third satellite to complete fast global internet  Financial Times
Russia launches Proton rocket with British satellite  The News International
Words for a new age, according to the Oxford
Gender neutral 'Mx' may be added to OED. London: Some commuters are offending fellow-passengers by "manspreading", other people are revelling in "bants" with their friends at "beer o'clock" and having a "brain fart" while talking about the "Grexit ...
Oxford Dictionary Adds New Words  news9.com KWTV
New words in the dictionary? Awesomesauce!  CNN
UK Second-Quarter Growth Confirmed As China Darkens Outlook
LONDON—Britain was confirmed Friday as one of the fastest-growing western nations in the second quarter, a fresh sign of health for policy makers at the Bank of England to weigh against concerns about the global economy.
US GDP up more than expected in last quarter  Irish Independent
Economy's 2nd quarter much better than thought  TriValley Central
India's Rajan: Many Aware US Rate Hike Could Take Place 'Sooner Than Later'
Reserve Bank of India Gov. Raghuram Rajan said it is widely expected that a U.S. interest-rate increase “has to happen sometime” and said there is awareness that the move could take place “sooner than later.
RBI chief Rajan - We have not called an end to rate cuts: CNBC  Reuters
India's Rajan Says Prices Aren't Right in Global Asset Markets  Bloomberg