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The US and China held their Strategic Economic Dialogue talks in Washington, DC this week. The biggest loser will be US manufacturers as the Obama administration has deemed the funding needs of the United States outweigh the needs of the companies competing against the Chinese in the global marketplace. In essence, the US is saying that their funding needs outweigh the needs of creating jobs for the American worker.
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The Taiwanese employer of a young Chinese man who killed himself after being interrogated over a missing iPhone prototype has agreed to pay compensation to his family, a company official said Tuesday.
Asia markets closed mostly higher Tuesday after racking up solid gains in recent sessions. Upbeat data on U.S. new home sales lifted confidence on Wall Street and in Asia, but Japan markets slipped marginally to break their nine-day winning streak.
Another flood of earnings news will help guide Tuesday's market, after stocks held steady Monday.
Asian stocks rose across the board on positive earnings momentum Monday, helped by a solid run on Wall Street which saw the Dow cap its best two-week performance since 2000.
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Global stocks held close to 9-month highs on Wednesday with Europe seeing some falls in choppy trading on cautious words from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who said unemployment would remain high into 2011.
An employee at a factory that makes iPhones in China killed himself after a prototype went missing, and Apple responded Wednesday by saying its suppliers are required to treat workers with dignity and respect.
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Though manufacturing has long been in decline, the loss of factory jobs has been especially brutal of late, with nearly two million disappearing since the recession began in December 2007. Even a few chief executives, heading companies that have shifted plenty of production abroad, are beginning to express alarm.
China's sovereign wealth fund has taken about 1 percent in drinks group Diageo, in a move which an analyst said is a sign the country is diversifying away from the US dollar.
Asian markets lost steam on Tuesday to come off their early highs following solid gains on the U.S. market and confirmation that CIT Group had secured $3 billion in financing.
Global stocks enjoyed another day in the green Tuesday after strong company earnings reassured investors that a U.S. economic recovery was slowly taking shape. Experts tell CNBC this mid-summer rally may up potential to rise 25 percent.
Despite a stunning surge of nearly 50 percent that otherwise might indicate a looming pullback, investors remain mostly bullish on emerging markets.