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Sep 11, 2010

MarketWatch: Special Financial Services: China's Consumer Price Index Jump 3.5%.

China's consumer price index jump 3.5%
By Shawn Langlois MarketWatch

China's consumer price index in August jumped at its fastest rate in almost two years while all 39 of the country's industries continued to grow, according to data posted Saturday. See full story

FINANCIAL AND FOREX INFO : Economic News: Chinese Industrial Production Growth Quickens In August. Sep 11th., 2010

Economic News:

(RTTNews) : Sep 11, 2010 Chinese Industrial Production Growth Quickens In August Data released by the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics over the weekend showed that the economic momentum in the Dragon country is still vibrant. The statistical agency said industrial production rose 13.9% year-over-year in August, stronger than the 13.4% rate in the previous month. Economists had expected a more modest 13% growth. All the 39 industrials divisions reported growth. Meanwhile, urban fixed assets investment was up 24.8% year-over-year for the first eight months of the year. Full Article  


NYT : Morning Business News: Tax Cuts May Prove Better for Politicians Than For Economy. Sep 11th., 2010


Tax Cuts May Prove Better for Politicians Than for Economy

The Congressional Budget Office found that extending the Bush tax cuts would be the least effective way to reduce unemployment. But the White House largely favors the cuts.

Back-to-School Shoppers Focus on Necessities

Many families have trimmed their back-to-school budgets, dealing an unexpected blow to retailers.

Guilty Plea in Fraud by Adviser to Stars

The adviser, Kenneth I. Starr, admitting that he cheated wealthy and elderly clients out of tens of millions of dollars.

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MarketWatch: :Weekly Roundup: The week's Top 10 videos . Sep.11th., 2010.

Weekly Roundup
SEPTEMBER 11, 2010

The week's top videos

By MarketWatch

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Sept. 6-10:

Accounts of the deadly San Bruno gas explosion

At least four people were killed and dozens injured after a massive explosion caused a devastating fire in San Bruno, Calif.
 Watch Video Report.

New iPods get thumbs up; Ping, not so much

WSJ Personal Technology Columnist tells Digits' Simon Constable and Julia Angwin how Apple's new line of iPods show great improvements, but that the new social network Ping is socially awkward. Plus: news on Google Instant search, and WSJ's Cari Tuna on the challenges privacy software start-ups are facing.
 Watch Video Report.

Double-dip picks

The jury's still out on whether the U.S. will head into a double-dip recession. Wealth Adviser columnist James Altucher gives stock picks for investors who are planning for the worst. Veronica Dagher reports.
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Stock bulls seek bipartisanship

Midterm elections along with third-quarter earnings are key for market sentiment over the next few weeks, according to Michael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio Family of Funds, who says fiscal stimulus hasn't worked so well yet. Laura Mandaro reports.
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Apple relaxes app store restrictions

Apple said Thursday that it was relaxing restrictions on developers of applications for its iPhones and iPads. Jen Valentino-DeVries and Lauren Goode discuss with Simon Constable what this means not only for app developers but how it impacts Apple's mobile iAd platform.
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For U.S. businesses, a two-track economy

Justin Lahart discusses the two-track economy for American business, with global players getting boosts from fast-growing foreign markets, while companies focused on the U.S. market are hamstrung by recession-scarred consumers.
 Watch Video Report.

Rex on Techs: Hurd wants back in the game

It's all smiles now between Larry Ellison and Mark Hurd, but if they're anything like Michael Eisner and Michael Ovitz, then their giant CEO egos can't help but get in each other's way. Rex Crum reports.
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Investing in emerging markets building boom

Companies that build or maintain infrastructure -- roads, bridges and more -- in China, Brazil and other emerging markets are set to gain in coming years. Aaron Visse of the Forward Global Infrastructure Fund talks with MarketWatch's Jonathan Burton.
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Black days for the London taxi

London's black cabs might be as iconic as Big Ben, but in a city that has almost abolished other much loved symbols such as red telephone boxes and Routemaster buses, being iconic is no guarantee of a future. London's famous licensed taxis are now facing stronger competition from new rivals.
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Odd Jobs: Pinball repairman

Allen Cihak is a self described pinball addict. When he came across the opportunity to start buying and repairing pinball machines around the city, he says he found his calling. Alice Truong reports.
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MarketWatch : Internet : The Week's Top Videos on MarketWatch. Sep. 11th., 2010

Top Ten: The week's Top 10 videos on MarketWatch
By MarketWatch

In case you missed them, here are the top 10 videos that appeared on MarketWatch for the week of Sept. 6-10: