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US Stocks Rebound in Volatile Start to September Trading
Stocks rebounded this morning despite continued volatility from global financial markets. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased about 1.2 percent to about 16,226, while the S&P 500 had a partial comeback, up about 1 ...
The real reason to worry about China isn't what you might think  Washington Post (blog)
MARKET SNAPSHOT: US Stocks Rebound 1% After Two-day Rout  Nasdaq
The Globe and Mail  
Worker productivity in Q2 revised up to 3.3%, labor costs fall
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined. Worker productivity increased at an annual rate of 3.3% in the April-June quarter, the Labor Department reported Wednesday.
US Productivity Increases at 3.3% Pace in Second Quarter  Wall Street Journal
US second-quarter productivity strongest in one-and-a-half years  Reuters
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 firms added solid 190000 jobs in August, ADP reports  Los Angeles Times
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.
Power Failure Snarls Long Island Rail Road Service  New York Times
Long Island Rail Road Suspends Trains in and Out of Penn Station ...  Newsweek
Rebekah Brooks to Lead News Corp's UK Arm
News Corp said Wednesday that Rebekah Brooks will become Chief Executive of its News UK arm, returning to the post she resigned in 2011 amid the phone-hacking scandal at now-defunct British tabloid the News of the World.
CompaniesRebekah Brooks returns as head of News UK  Financial Times
Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss  BBC News
China August economic data likely to remain downbeat
BEIJING (Reuters) - A flood of data from China in coming weeks is likely to point to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy, reinforcing expectations that Beijing needs to roll out fresh stimulus measures and keeping global financial ...
Jitters as Australian economy grows by just 0.2% in June quarter  The Guardian
economy stuck in slow lane  Herald Sun
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 funding points to $3.5bn valuation  Financial Times
United Launch Alliance rocket blasts off with military satellite
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday to put a next-generation communications satellite into orbit for the U.S.
This morning's Atlas V rocket launch made a beautiful multi-colored trail  The Verge
Social media reactions: Atlas V rocket launch  Orlando Sentinel
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.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer pregnant with twin girls  The Guardian
Yahoo! CEO announces pregnancy  WWMT-TV
Jurassic World, Elves and Mario Draghi keep the Lego bandwagon going
The world's largest toymaker isn't seeing any slowdown in Asia. Lego Group just goes from strength to strength. The privately-held Danish company consolidated its position as the world's largest toymaker with a 23% rise in sales in the first half of ...
Toy maker Lego sees strong growth, profit in all regions  Press of Atlantic City