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Sunday, August 30, 2015

New York Times Business

Consumer Anxiety in China Undermines Government’s Economic Plans

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Middle-class Chinese are reining in spending amid the economic slowdown, damaging the ruling party’s hopes to push consumer spending as a new engine of growth. by EDWARD WONG

Business Briefing: Japan’s Expectations for Growth Fall With Spending

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Japan’s consumer inflation ground to a halt for the first time in more than two years and household spending unexpectedly fell in July. by REUTERS

Business Briefing: Mylan Gets Shareholders’ Blessing to Buy Perrigo

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Mylan shareholders approved the company’s hostile pursuit of Perrigo, and the company hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ruth Sivard, Economist Who Scrutinized Military Spending, Dies at 99

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Ms. Sivard drew attention to the disparity between social and military spending for more than three decades. by SAM ROBERTS

Oil Prices Jump 17 Percent in Two Days, Despite Glut

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The United States benchmark rate passed $45 a barrel on concerns of Middle East turbulence, still 50 percent below last summer’s levels. by CLIFFORD KRAUSS

Uber Hires Two Engineers Who Showed Cars Could Be Hacked

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The company’s latest talent grab snared Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, who recently startled the auto industry by hacking remotely into Fiat and Chrysler vehicles. by MIKE ISAAC and NICOLE PERLROTH

Rebekah Brooks Said to Be Returning to News Corp. in Britain

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Just over a year after being acquitted of charges in a phone-hacking and bribery scandal, a longtime protégé of Rupert Murdoch is set to take on a senior role in his company. by BEN SISARIO

Q&A: Protecting Your Mac From Malware and Viruses

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How to see if a Mac has been infected and what to do about it; plus, changing uppercase to lowercase, and vice versa, in Microsoft Word. by J. D. BIERSDORFER

Solid Consumer Spending Expected to Help U.S. Push Past Market Sell-Off

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The Department of Commerce said on Friday that consumer spending, buoyed by vehicle sales, increased 0.3 percent in July. by REUTERS

Labor Board Ruling on Joint Employers Leaves Some Companies Scratching Their Heads

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Some fear the decision, which is likely to face legal challenges, could threaten the business model of staffing agencies, subcontractors and franchise operators. by STACY COWLEY

USDA to Approve Simplot's Genetically Engineered Potato

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a potato genetically engineered by Idaho-based J.R. Simplot Co. to resist the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine and that still damages crops around the world. by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Bitcoin Technology Piques Interest on Wall St.

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Financial firms are looking at the network and software that make it possible for Bitcoin to move around the world instantly and inexpensively. by NATHANIEL POPPER

Mississippi’s Recovery After Katrina Holds Lessons for Policy Makers

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Mississippi, which was directly hit by the hurricane, has proved a test case for officials trying to determine how to split up resources and whom to give government help. by CAMPBELL ROBERTSON

N.S.A. Phone Data Collection Backed by Appeals Court

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The ruling allows the agency to continue it so-called bulk phone records program, though in November it is to come to an end under a new law. by JAMES RISEN

Fed Official Fischer Leaves Door Open for September Rate Increase

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Stock market volatility could cause the Fed to hesitate, the central bank’s vice chairman said in a CNBC interview, but only if it persisted. by BINYAMIN APPELBAUM

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