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China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans. As demand for auditing services sank, the 25-year-old accountant in the eastern city ...

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

Trade ministers of a Pacific Rim trade bloc were meeting in Tokyo on Saturday, gearing up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative. The Pacific Rim free trade agreement, rejected by President Donald Trump after ...

Update: Trudeau says China moves should worry countries

Update: Trudeau says China moves should worry countries

The Latest on Canada (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says all countries should be concerned about Beijing's blending of its commercial interests with threats of consequences if Canada doesn't do what China ...

Germany’s Mercedes-Benz plans assembly plant in Egypt

Germany’s Mercedes-Benz plans assembly plant in Egypt

German automaker Daimler's Mercedes-Benz Cars unit says it is developing plans to open an assembly plant in Egypt.Mercedes-Benz said in a statement Friday that the passenger car plant would be built by a local business ...

3 colleges that help you handle student debt

3 colleges that help you handle student debt

With collective U.S. student loan debt nearing $1.5 trillion, some colleges are testing innovative solutions to help reduce student borrowing.Using no-strings-attached student loan payoff-assistance programs, college loan alternatives and annual student debt letters, these three ...