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Minneapolis Fed President Against Raising Interest Rates
Although most Federal Reserve presidents around the country are confident that interest rates will increase across the country, Minneapolis president Narayana Kocherlakota says that raising interest rates could hurt the economy.
Fed vice chair in spotlight as markets seek rate hike clues  San Mateo Daily Journal
Show Some Spine, Federal Reserve  New York Times
Columbus Dispatch  
Focus turns to US data as China slowdown looms
New York: After a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term US interest rate hike and help tamp down the ...
China vs. US: Who Is Richer?  ValueWalk
US economic growth revised up sharply to 3.7%  Rapid News Network
Stocks close nearly flat after a wild week
APSpecialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after a sharp two-day surge, as the stock market closes out a wild week.
Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note  TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
U.S. stocks close flat after a volatile week  Philly.com
Brazil slides into recession
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said on Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis and a corruption scandal.
Brazil Recession: GDP Plunges 1.9 Percent in Second Quarter  New York Times
Levy Says Brazil Studying Return of Tax on Bank Transactions  Bloomberg
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.
What's in Store for Stocks in the Coming Week  TIME
Paul Gillespie: China's economic challenges have global effect  Irish Times
Pentagon to invest $75 million in local tech industry
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks at the podium during a press conference about flexible hybrid electronics, held at Moffett Federal Airfield on Aug. 28, 2015.
Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech  Jakarta Post
US Defense Secretary Awards $75 Million to FlexTech Alliance  Uncover Michigan
Twitter Makes Efforts to Diversify Its Workforce
Twitter Inc, the online social networking service is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce. The company is presently dealing with a lawsuit which claims that the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.
Twitter Sets Modest Goals to Diversify Its Workforce  NDTV
Twitter's diversity plan: approximately 40 women.  Los Angeles Times
Watch Boeing's Laser Shoot a Drone Out of the Sky
"Watch the silent, invisible laser suddenly ignite the vehicle." No, that's not the opening line of a summer sci-fi blockbluster.
Boeing's New Compact Laser Cannon Is Designed To Shoot Down Drones  Gizmodo Australia
Laser takes down drone  Fx Report Daily
UPDATE 3-Scotiabank energy-sector bad loans climb; profit tops estimates
(Adds CFO comments, updates shares). By John Tilak. TORONTO Aug 28 (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia, which reported a quarterly profit that beat market expectations on Friday, said bad loans in the energy sector climbed as the oil price selloff took a toll.
Scotiabank sees gains in international operations profit  The Globe and Mail (subscription)
Scotiabank energy-sector bad loans climb; profit tops estimates  Reuters Africa
Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers
Sandoval joined Obama in the motorcade bound for the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, where the president spoke at the National Clean Energy Summit.
David Powell :The Eight Most Stupid Things About the Government's Stupid ...  Huffington Post UK