China anxiety knocks shares, oil

LONDON - Stock markets fell on Monday after China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August, while worries over the impact of another round of sanctions on Russian projects added to headwinds for Moscow-listed companies and the oil market.

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Lufthansa pilots to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday

FRANKFURT - Lufthansa pilots will hold an eight-hour strike on Tuesday, wiping out flights from its Frankfurt hub, union Vereinigung Cockpit said on Monday, announcing the fourth strike by the pilots to hit the German airline within three weeks.

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Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility

CHICAGO - Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG over rejections of genetically modified U.S. corn by China may be just the start of legal challenges against global seed makers over trade with one of the world's biggest markets.

Sinopec to sell $17.5 billion retail stake in privatization push

HONG KONG/BEIJING - State-controlled oil giant Sinopec Corp on Sunday unveiled a plan to sell a $17.5 billion stake in its retail business, marking the country's biggest privatization push since President Xi Jinping came to power almost two years ago.

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Air France shares dip as pilots start one-week strike

PARIS - Shares in Franco-Dutch airline Air France-KLM fell more than 3 percent on Monday as pilots at the French arm of the business began a one-week strike over plans to cut costs.

Investors team up to find path through risky dark pools

LONDON - Stock investors who recognize the risks of trading in anonymous "dark pools" but are unwilling to spurn them have found an alternative: club together.

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How letting women fail can help them succeed

For women, fear of failure isn't an irrational position. Instead, it’s more likely a reaction to social pressures that tell them they will be more harshly judged than their male peers on their perceived missteps.