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Focus turns to U.S. data as China slowdown loomsFocus turns to U.S. data as China slowdown looms
Reuters—8:29 PM ET 08/28/15

After a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike and help tamp down the market's recent wild swings. The economic figures will culminate in Friday’s jobs report that should reveal more about the strength of the U.S. economy.

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Signs point to U.S. economic risks
The New York Times News Service—08/25/15

As investors scramble to make sense of the wild market swings in recent days, a number of financial experts argue that for more than a year signs — both obvious and obscure — were pointing to an equity crisis.

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