China jitters send stocks tumbling

LONDON - World stocks and commodity prices tumbled on Tuesday, as poor Chinese data saw fears about its economic health intensify.

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IMF's Lagarde sees weaker than expected global economic growth

JAKARTA - Global economic growth is likely to be weaker than earlier expected, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, due to a slower recovery in advanced economies and a further slowdown in emerging nations.

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Weak China August factory, services point to further economic slowdown

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - Activity in China's factory sector shrank at its fastest rate in at least three years in August as domestic and export orders tumbled, increasing investors' fears that the world's second-largest economy may be lurching toward a hard landing. | Video

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Euro zone factory growth eases in August despite modest price rises - PMI

LONDON, - Euro zone manufacturing growth eased last month, despite factories barely raising prices, adding to the European Central Bank's woes as it battles to spur expansion and inflation, a survey showed.

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Big Rail's little cousins find boon in U.S. oil-by-rail bust

OLEAN, New York - Amid the rolling mountains surrounding this quiet town in southwest New York state, tucked away on miles-long stretches of underused rail tracks, hundreds of idle oil tank cars attest to the extent of fallout from oil's rout.

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Spain is best example that Europe is doing things right: Schaeuble

BERLIN - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday that Spain's economic development showed that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well.

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