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Here’s what will really happen to global growth if China’s economy suddenly tanks

If China slows down, will the rest of the world slow with it? It is frequently argued that a Chinese “hard landing” would be bad for the global economy, and that China’s economy is “the world’s most important source of economic growth.” That’s because China powers an ever-larger portion of global …

Economics

New Fuel Economy Standards: Cars Will Cost More to Buy, Less to Drive

Cars are about to get more expensive. And it's going to save you money. Yes, it sounds loony, but I believe it, because Consumer Reports says so.<p>This …

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Plane war pits Boeing's new Dreamliner vs. Airbus A350

In the airliner wars, Boeing fought back Tuesday with plans for a larger version of the Dreamliner, just four days after its competition, the Airbus A350, grabbed the headlines by taking to the skies for the first time.<p>The trans-Atlantic battle between the world's biggest airplane makers ratcheted …

A Prius costs $154,000 in Singapore and people are still buying them

Earlier this month, Singapore online television channel RazorTV conducted interviews with Vin Diesel and other stars of <i>The Fast and the Furious 6</i>, quizzing them about the cost of cars in the Southeast Asian island city-state. Upon learning that forking out $154,000 for a Prius is the norm there, an …

National University of Singapore

How Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom Is Making Good On Facebook’s Billion-Dollar Bet

Solve the social network’s mobile dilemma. Make a mint on advertising without annoying 100 million users. No problem, right?<p>Inside Facebook’s Building 14, just a door down from Mark Zuckerberg’s office, Kevin Systrom and the Instagram team plot the future of their beloved photo-sharing app. It’s no …

Chipotle Starts Labeling GMO Ingredients On Website Menu

Many consumers think of Chipotle Mexican Grill as a healthy place to eat -- or at least a healthy alternative to other fast-food chains. The brand often promotes its commitment to naturally raised meats and local produce in a bid to distance itself from places like Taco Bell and McDonald's.<p>But it …