Dow drops 358 points after China fears spur global sell-off

...nation's currency.The move has caused other countries to devalue their own currencies, notably oil-rich Kazakhstan and the manufacturing hub of Vietnam.Strategists and traders, noting the lack of major U.S. economic news on Thursday, said the drop in...
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...Dale held a variety of jobs throughout her career, with the last 18 years working as a glass inspector for Thatcher Glass Manufacturing Company in Saugus, California. Dale relocated to Juneau in 2004, to be near family. She was preceded in death by her...
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China's devaluing of currency could reverberate globally

...dollar and the yuan has hurt Chinese exporters by keeping their goods expensive overseas, thereby threatening jobs in key manufacturing industries. Exports in July plummeted by an unexpectedly steep 8.3 percent from a year earlier. A cheaper yuan will...
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Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...Novozymes.The port has grown in importance as companies wanting lower manufacturing costs have migrated to the north from eastern and southern China's manufacturing centers.In the U.S., the White House sent its condolences, with spokesman...
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My Turn: New trade pact gives corporations power to define laws

...massive trade deficits and countless outsourced American manufacturing jobs. Since 1993, America's trade deficit with its North...where different states and countries vie for capital and manufacturing jobs by competing to see who can have the lowest standards...
Tidal Vision finds market for sustainable ocean products

...Crowdfunding also shows potential buyers in the retail and manufacturing fields that there's a market for Tidal Vision's products...ChitoSkin in athletic shoes.Tidal Vision hopes to begin manufacturing ChitoSkin in October."It's always crab season somewhere...
Don't twist that Oreo: Cookie gets skinny, 'sophisticated'

...July 13, and that they'll cost the same as regular Oreos.Lukin noted that it took months for the company to perfect manufacturing for the Thins. Early on, she said 60 percent of the cookies were breaking, but that the rate eventually came down to...
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Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment painful for the AFL-CIO and other unions as it was welcomed by the White House. Many corporate, agricultural and manufacturing groups cheered.The Senate vote "is an important step towards revitalizing our economy, creating more good American jobs...
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Feds propose more safety valves for gas lines

...would be more accepting of a rule that is limited to smaller lines.But Erickson added that quality control during valve manufacturing was crucial to make sure the devices don't inadvertently shut off the flow of gas for no reason."It's not going to...
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Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

...from 2000 to 2010, led by South Carolina, which dropped from 64 percent to 59 percent native-born.Auto and airline manufacturing and other new industries brought in new crops of employees and executives unwilling to stomach unfavorable publicity in...
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