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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.
Wild week for markets ends quietly  Reuters
Paul Gillespie: China's economic challenges have global effect  Irish Times
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Fed Says Rate Hike Next Month Hinges on Market Volatility
Jackson Hole (US): The Federal Reserve on Friday left the door open to a September interest rate hike even while several US central bank officials acknowledged that turmoil in financial markets, if prolonged, could delay the first policy tightening in ...
Fed vice chair in spotlight on possible rate hike  The Denver Post
Show Some Spine, Federal Reserve  New York Times
Wall Street ends flat in quiet end to dramatic week
The Dow Jones industrial average ended down 0.07 percent at 16,643.01 while the S&P 500 edged up 0.06 percent to 1,988.87. Google +. Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3.
Stock market ends turbulent week on more placid note  Paducah Sun
Twitter's diversity plan: approximately 40 women.
Twitter committed itself Friday to boost the share of female employees from 34% to 35% by next year. In a global workforce of 4,100, that's 41 more women.
Twitter's minority staff representation shrinks  USA TODAY
Twitter Sets Modest Goals to Diversity Its Workforce  ABC News
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 ...
Pentagon, Silicon Valley Partner to Pursue Flexible Tech  Wall Street Journal
Michael Honda: Silicon Valley to get a Manufacturing Innovation Institute  Bulletin Leader
Higher wages pushed consumer spending up in July
U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months. Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of big-ticket items such as cars, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
US Consumer Spending up Moderate 0.3 Percent in July  Press Examiner
Consumer spending up slightly  Pueblo Chieftain
Brazil falls deep into recession
Its currency is plummeting, unemployment is rising, its stock market is down 20% from a year ago and its president, Dilma Rousseff, has an 8% approval rating -- the lowest since 1992 when Brazil's president was impeached.
Brazil's GDP posts second consecutive contraction  Newsday
Sacramento's Yellow Cab challenges Uber for downtown riders
Uber and other upstart ride-share companies have been gobbling up an increasingly large slice of the taxi market in Sacramento over the past two years by offering rides at the touch of a smartphone app.
Why I'm willing to forgive Uber a lot  CNN
Uber drivers take to streets  Press Examiner
Boeing shows off its portable drone-killing laser
The US government and military have identified a new threat in modern day warfare: commercial drones adapted to carry explosives or chemical weapons.
Boeing's laser hunts for drones  Computerworld India
Boeing's new laser canon can destroy drones in mid-flight  Business Insider
Exclusive - Arab OPEC producers brace for oil-price weakness for rest of 2015 ...
DUBAI/LONDON A second oil price rout of 2015 has forced Arab OPEC members to cut their price expectations for this year, showing they are prepared to tolerate cheaper crude for longer to defend market share and curb rivals' output.
Why Saudi Arabia won't cut oil production  CNNMoney
Arab OPEC producers brace for oil-price weakness for rest of 2015  Times LIVE