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Challenged on Left and Right, the Fed Faces a Decision on Rates
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. - Conservative activists who want the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates distributed chocolate coins in golden wrappers at the local airport last week as Fed officials arrived for their annual policy retreat.
Aussie Drops as Fed's Fischer Keeps Door Open for September Move  Bloomberg
World to Fed: We're ready for US rate hike, so don't delay  CNBC
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Oil Retreats After Biggest 2-Day Rise Since 2009 as Rigs Climb
Oil halted its advance after the biggest two-day gain since 2009 as U.S. drilling activity sustained its increase. Futures slid as much as 1.6 percent in New York, poised for a third monthly decline.
Oil prices fall on profit taking, rate hike uncertainty  Reuters India
NYMEX-Oil prices fall on US interest rate comments  Reuters UK
'Supergiant' gas field
Italian energy company Eni SpA said yesterday it had discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as possibly one of the largest in the world.
Eni Boasts of 'Super Giant' Gas Discovery in Egypt, Threatening ...  Forbes
Vast Reserves of Natural Gas Found Off the Coast of Egypt  New York Times
Suzuki Plans to Go It Alone After Four-Year VW Dispute Ends
Toshihiro Suzuki and Osamu Suzuki during a news conference in Tokyo on Aug. 30. Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg. Don't Miss Out - Follow Bloomberg On.
Suzuki shares rise after battle with VW settled in court  Reuters
Top WSJ Stories on Japan: Suzuki Motors, China Slowdown, Little League World ...  Wall Street Journal (blog)
China's problem is the economy itself, not the market sell-off
The stock market sell-off is not the problem. Yes, the Shanghai Composite Stock Index has dropped almost 40 per cent since its June peak, but the Chinese economy has rarely been upset by fluctuations of its financial markets.
Indian economy offers hope as China struggles  Reuters India
Wall Street finishes wild week on calm note  South China Morning Post (subscription)
Twitter increases diversity targets
Twitter on Friday set self-imposed goals for the number of women and minorities in its workforce by the end of next year, in an effort to improve diversity.
Twitter sets employee diversity targets  Rapid News Network
Twitter Announces New Diversity Goals  Pioneer News
Ferry services resume after Calais port blockade
Ferry services have resumed at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of dissolved ferry company MyFerryLink.
Travelers Stranded as Striking French Workers Block Port of Calais  Wall Street Journal
Britons Delayed In Calais After Ferry Protests  Sky News
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.
Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry  Palo Alto Online
Pentagon working to develop wearable tech  Blouin News Blogs
Trash To Teasure, Unearthed E.T. Atari Game Cartridges Score $108K At Auction
Hundreds of Atari 2600 cartridges of E.T. The Extra Terrestrial that were excavated last year from a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico collectively raked in nearly $108,000 through eBay auctions.
Unearthed Atari Games From Landfill Fetch More than $100K  Newsmax
Unearthed Atari games were once urban legend: Fable turns into fortune on eBay  Examiner.com
MH370: Science writer casts doubt on flaperon finding
A month after part of an aircraft wing was found on an island in the Indian Ocean, French investigators are yet to confirm it is debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
MH370 investigation stalled by holidays  NEWS.com.au
French experts unsure plane part came from MH370: Report  Zee News