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Why Massive Solar Installations in China Could Drive 4 Solar Stocks Higher

In an effort to suppress a slowdown in growth and the economy in China, the nation's central bank cut the reserve requirement ratio for all banks by 1% to 18.5% ...
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Countries Spending the Most on War

Global military spending totaled $1.78 trillion in 2014, down slightly from the year before. Military expenditures in North America, Western and European countries continued to slowly decline, while spending rose ...
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China ETF Plunges 4% in a Day

Issues of margin trading, a surge of individual investors into local shares, a ballooning stock market and a slowing of the world's second largest economy sent the largest China exchange ...
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Apple’s Clean Energy Footprint Grows on China Deal With SunPower

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced Thursday morning that it will join with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to build two solar power projects in China’s Sichuan province. Total generation from the ...
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China Growth Slows, Drags Down Asia

Whether it is purchasing managers index (PMI) statistics or imports and exports, more and more signs point to a tapering of China's growth. Even the central government has moved its ...
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A Worldwide Period of Low Growth Ahead — IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts have issued a report that forecasts low worldwide economic growth for several years ahead. Most of the reasons for this are not easily solved, if ...
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Ballard on Track With New China Deal

Fuel cell stocks offer the promise of new technology and innovation, but they are characterized by smaller market caps and increased volatility. At the same time, China is starting to ...
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3D Systems Hopes Acquisition in China Will Help

3D printing is supposed to be the next big thing in manufacturing. The problem is that the leaders in the field have not grown as much as investors and consumers ...
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Apple iPhone Seizes Sales Lead in China — Kantar

CEO Tim Cook said Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) needed to do well in China to continue to rapidly expand worldwide iPhone sales, which reached 74.5 million in the most recent quarter. He got ...
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Petrobras Rescued by China and Scandal News Alike

The bribery scandal surrounding Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), or Petrobras, has plagued the company since last year. Now it looks like there is a new twist in this Brazilian ...
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Mystery IPO Doubles On Debut

It is just not that common where an initial public offering (IPO) comes along and totally blows its debut out of the water without investors catching on. So, what about ...
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Why Apple Shares Could Drop Back to $100

An analyst at small investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald wrote that Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) market cap could swell to $1 trillion if shares rise from the current price of $130 ...
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China Manufacturing Collapses

In the "go fast, go slow" Chinese economy, data show that the recent "go slow" period will extend itself. The HSBC/Markit PMI flash for China was 49.2, against a figure ...
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China Growth to Drop Below 7% as Economic Risks of Pollution Grow

New comments from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) say that the agency believes China's gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 7.0% this year and 6.9% in 2016. What ...
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What Investors Need to Know About Alibaba Lockup Expiration

This Thursday another 429 million shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) will have exited the six-month lockup period on insider sales following the company’s initial public offering last ...
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