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China’s stock market roller coaster: The lesson from Mao Zedong that Beijing is forgetting

Mao Zedong, who led the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to victory against impossible odds in 1949, is known mostly as a ruthless dictator. But he was …

Comcast, Time Warner Cable to meet DoJ officials over merger: WSJ

(Reuters) - Representatives of Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) and Time Warner Cable Inc TWC.N are preparing to meet U.S. Department of Justice officials to discuss competition concerns raised by the planned $45 billion merger of the two cable giants, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.<p>The meeting …

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The House Benghazi committee just asked Hillary Clinton to testify

The committee's chair, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina), sent a letter to Clinton's lawyer on Tuesday expressing dismay at Clinton's failure to hand over her personal email server so it could be reviewed by a neutral, third party.<p>"We continue to believe Secretary Clinton's email arrangement with …

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Lower Oil Prices Give a Lift to the American Economy

Petrodollar Panic? China Signs Currency Swap Deal With Qatar & Canada

<i>The march of global de-dollarization continues.</i> In the last few days, <b>China has signed direct currency agreements with Canada becoming North America's</b> …

Cheaper oil's winners and losers

The recent drop in world oil prices — from more than $100 a barrel in June to about $80 a barrel now — will benefit the global economy, American consumers and a beleaguered U.S. foreign policy. And there are reasons to think oil could remain in the $75-to-$95 range for the next two years.<p>But it's …

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Despite Antares and Virgin Galactic setbacks, space entrepreneurship is about to be huge

No doubt about it. October was a tough month for space enthusiasts and the world’s private space industry.<p>The explosion of the Antares rocket, which was headed to the International Space Station, was followed just a few days later by the crash of Virgin Galactic’s and Scaled Composites’ …