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Global stocks recover as China worries ease; oil falls further
NEW YORK Global stock indexes recovered some of their recent losses on Wednesday, drawing support from reports of brokerage measures in China to invigorate the country's battered markets, while U.S.
Stocks attempt rebound as Dow up more than 100 points  USA TODAY
TSX, Dow stabilize ahead of market shutdown in China
ABC News  
US private payrolls rise steadily; productivity revised up
WASHINGTON U.S. private employers maintained a solid pace of hiring in August despite recent global financial market turmoil, suggesting that labor market momentum likely remains strong enough for the Federal Reserve to consider an interest rate hike ...
Survey: US Businesses Hired at Steady Pace in August  ABC News
Private Sector Jobs Rise 190000 in August, ADP Report Says  Wall Street Journal
US Productivity Increased at Fastest Pace Since 2013
WASHINGTON—U.S. worker productivity grew much more than initially thought in the second quarter, reflecting a bounce back in economic activity following a slow start to 2015.
US second-quarter productivity strongest in one-and-a-half years  Reuters
Worker productivity in Q2 revised up to 3.3%, labor costs fall  USA TODAY
US Banking Industry Earnings $43 Billion in Second Quarter, FDIC Says
WASHINGTON—U.S. bank earnings hit a high in the second quarter, a show of strength in a steadily recovering economy. The U.S. banking industry earned $43 billion in the second quarter, a 7.3% increase from the same period a year ago, the Federal ...
FDIC chief says banks may get caught out by rising interest rates  MarketWatch
U.S. Banks Posted Record Profits in Second Quarter, FDIC Says  Bloomberg
Drunk On Starbucks But Not Loving It At McDonald's
In the last month both Starbucks SBUX +1.85% and McDonald MCD +2.11% have announced menu expansions - Starbucks with the addition of Evenings at Starbucks, where they serve beer, wine, and “small plates,” and McDonald's has jumped into the fray ...
McDonald's To Launch All-Day Breakfast On Oct. 6  CBS Local
McDonald's all-day breakfast is an abomination  Chicago Tribune
Signal Problems Snarl Long Island Commuters in NY
The Long Island Rail Road suspended service into and out of New York Penn Station early Wednesday, disrupting morning commutes for thousands of riders.
Signal problems cause Long Island Rail Road delays  New York Daily News
Power Failure Snarls Long Island Rail Road Service  New York Times
Scrutiny of Security Start-Ups May Signal Shift in Venture Funding
SAN FRANCISCO - A funny thing happened to Orion Hindawi while he was raising $120 million for his cybersecurity start-up last month: Investors asked him about profits.
US cyber security firm Tanium valued at $3.5 billion  Reuters
Tanium Gets Another $120M To Unpick The Cybersecurity Patchwork  TechCrunch
Atlas V delivers military satellite to orbit
CAPE CANAVERAL - A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket has successfully delivered the Navy's military satellite to orbit after a 6:18 a.m.
Satellite Launch Sparks Spectacular Light Show  Voice of America
Command Performance: Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS-4 Secure Communications ...  CNNMoney
Marissa Mayer's Maternity Leave: CEO Moms, They're Not Just Like Us
Belinda Luscombe, an editor-at-large of TIME, writes about the science, economy and insanity of relationships—those conducted at home, work or in cyberspace.
Marissa Mayer, take your full maternity leave  CNBC
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pregnant with twin girls  The Guardian
Lego now bigger than Barbie, GI Joe
The maker of the popular multi-colored toy building blocks said Wednesday that profit in the first half of 2015 soared 30 percent from the year ago period on a 22 percent rise in sales.
Jurassic World, Elves and Mario Draghi keep the Lego bandwagon going  Fortune
Everything is awesome for Lego