TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares sagged on Thursday after a retreat on Wall Street and falling crude oil prices rekindled investor anxiety over slowing global growth, while a mixed picture on Chinese manufacturing failed to impress markets.
Stocks fell Wednesday, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average back into the red for the year and breaking the S&P 500's four-day winning streak.
The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.
In the early 1980s, B.B. King recorded a song called �Inflation Blues.� But for the Fed these days, it's the lack of inflation that's a low-down dirty shame.
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