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Asian stocks perked by Fed holding off on interest rate hike

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Friday, perked by relief that the U.S. Federal Reserve held off on raising interest rates for the time …

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5 TED Talks That Will Help You Understand--and Improve--Your Brain

Your brain is the most important yet least understood organ in your whole body.<p>Without it you couldn’t keep breathing, let alone reading this column. Yet how often do you think about your own brain–how it works, what it needs, and how it could work better? Your brain is both the most important and …

China lost the entire GDP of the UK in 22 days

The post, by Fergus Cumming in the Bank's Monetary Assessment and Strategy Division, breaks down the £1.7 trillion ($2.6 trillion) wiped off the Shanghai and Shenzhen Composite indexes in the initial 22-day summer market rout this year.<p>The scale of China, and the amounts of money flowing in and out …

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