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China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk
BEIJING (Reuters) - China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter and risks missing its official target for the first time in 15 years, adding to concerns the world's second-largest economy is becoming a drag on global ...
China GDP curbs stimulus expectations
China posts slowest growth since global crisis, more stimulus expected  The Globe and Mail
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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
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The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items
Cleaning products on display at the Whole Foods in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. There's a strict set of standards for organic foods.
The meaning of 'organic' can be fuzzy for personal care items ...  The Tribune
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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 'bold' in Pacific trade pact talks
TOKYO (Reuters) - The time is "ripe" for Japan and the United States to reach a breakthrough in talks for a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, the U.S.
US urges Japan to be bolder in opening markets  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
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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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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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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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AkzoNobel hits targets, but sees slowing global growth
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch paint and coatings company AkzoNobel (AKZO.AS) met markets exceptions in the third quarter and stuck to its 2015 targets despite slowing growth in all of its major markets except the United States.
Akzo Profit Meets Estimates Amid Focus on Efficiency  Businessweek
Akzo Nobel profit boosted by cost cutting  MarketWatch
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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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