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Listed Chinese Firms Bought $192 Billion Worth of Opaque Products in 2017

Chinese companies are buying more high-yielding investment products that are sold by banks to raise funds and boost lending, a potentially troubling sign for China’s debt-fueled economy......»»

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Senate Fails to End Government Shutdown, Plans Vote on Three-Week Spending Bill

The Senate was expected to hold a procedural vote at noon EST Monday on a measure that would keep the government funded through Feb. 8, but it wasn’t clear if it would have enough support to advance......»»

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Communist Purge Plays Out in Vietnam"s Trial of the Decade

A Hanoi court on Monday sentenced a former official to life in prison, calling it “a necessary warning against the abuse of power”.....»»

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Lawmakers Trade Blame Over Shutdown

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Rocket Lab Puts Satellites in Orbit for First Time

Rocket Lab, a space-transportation startup promising frequent, economical launches on rockets featuring 3-D printed engine parts, successfully blasted its first payload into orbit from a remote New Zealand pad......»»

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AIA Flourishes as Asia Life Insurance Booms

Liberated from AIG, the Hong Kong insurer has grown by serving fast-growing, under-penetrated markets......»»

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Deadline Passes, Triggering Shutdown; Senate Rejects Short-Term Spending Bill

The deadline for funding the U.S. government passed wit.....»»

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House Passes Stopgap Budget Bill; Senate Resistance Remains

The House passed a one-month spending bill, but it faces enough opposition to be derailed in the Senate, leaving lawmakers without a clear path for avoiding a partial government shutdown this weekend......»»

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Talking to Trump: A How-To Guide

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How Trump Has Upended U.S. Foreign Policy

President Donald Trump has reshuffled the deck of U.S. relationships, elevating Gulf Arab leaders, alienating Europeans and eschewing some of the tough talk typically reserved for the heads of China and Russia......»»

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"Melt-Up" Rally Propels Dow Above 26000 as Fear Turns to Greed

The market’s most recent gains have been powered in part by a sudden hunger for stocks among certain money managers and individual investors who have long been wary of the nearly nine-year bull market......»»

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An Upside to Autocracy: Cleaner Air in Beijing

China’s notoriously smoggy capital is experiencing a marked reduction in air pollution after an aggressive government campaign to curb smokestack industries and shift away from coal heating......»»

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Beware: Even Joke Cryptocurrencies Are Going Through the Roof

Regulators have warned that investors who rush to buy freshly created digital tokens could end up holding worthless tokens. The creators of a cryptocurrency launched last July pretty much promise that......»»

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Nissan Expects to Build New U.S. Plant

Nissan Motor’s chief executive said the company believes it will need to build a new plant in the U.S. in four or five years, when the car maker would be ready for another push to expand......»»

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U.S. Navy to File Negligent Homicide Charges in Two Asia Ship Collisions

The commanders of the two U.S. guided-missile destroyers involved in collisions that killed 17 sailors in Asia last year will be court-martialed on charges including negligent homicide......»»

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Ex-CIA Officer, Suspected of Outing U.S. Informants in China, Is Arrested

Jerry Chun Shing Lee faces charges of unlawfully retaining classified information. Officials say he is suspected of providing information that helped Beijing identify U.S. informants in that country......»»

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The One Major Stock Market That Isn"t Expensive

Global equity markets look expensive and asset prices bloated, but Japan’s stock market still looks like it has room to run......»»

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Chinese Auto Maker Dumping "Trumpchi" Name For U.S. Push

Guangzhou Automobile Group is planning to be the first Chinese auto maker to enter the U.S. market, but first it needs to ditch its “Trumpchi” brand name......»»

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Uproar as South Korea Plans Cryptocurrency Crackdown

Government attempts to tighten control over cryptocurrency trading are sparking a fierce public backlash in South Korea, with a petition on the official website of the presidential office gathering 200,000 signatures......»»

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U.S. Warned Kushner About Wendi Deng Murdoch

U.S. counterintelligence officials in early 2017 warned Jared Kushner that Wendi Deng Murdoch, a prominent Chinese-American businesswoman, could be using her close friendship with Mr. Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, to further China’s interests......»»

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