Economy News

China plastic surgery is on the rise

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China has become the third biggest plastic surgery market in the world…

Which city spends the most time in traffic jam?

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Traffic isn’t just a rush hour nuisance. It’s costing us time and money…

Fed official says September rate hike ‘less compelling’

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The head of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said Wednesday he’s less inclined to support a Fed rate hike in September…

Apple schedules product event for Sept. 9

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Apple has announced plans for a new product event on Sept. 9 in San Francisco…

New Tesla gets perfect 100 from Consumer Reports

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Is Tesla’s new high-end model perfect? Consumer Reports apparently thinks so…

Airfare deals pop up as airlines wage limited fare wars

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Fliers have been able to fly Chicago to Boston for $80 roundtrip, San Francisco to Las Vegas for $67 roundtrip…

US stocks extend losses as early rally fades

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A rally in U.S. stocks evaporated in the minutes before the closing bell Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones…

Palo Alto approves minimum wage hike effective next year

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The Palo Alto City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Monday to increase the city’s minimum wage to $11…

Scholar KC Chew comments on the volatile stock markets

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Cr. KC Chew of Notre Dame de Namur University will comment on the volatility of the U.S. stock market and China economy…

China cuts interest rates again to spur economic growth

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China cut interest rates for a fifth time in nine months Tuesday in a new effort to shore up slowing economic growth…