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Apple’s iPhones Move Needle On Taiwan Data

By Eva Dou
Taiwan has long been home to many of Apple 's key suppliers.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/23/apples-iphones-move-needle-on-taiwan-data/?mod=WSJBlog

When It Comes to Housing, Maybe Millennials Aren’t so Different After All

Millennials get flack for postponing marriage, living with parents and shying away from homeownership. But what’s less discussed is how, to some extent, they’re just responding rationally to their local housing markets.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/22/when-it-comes-to-housing-maybe-millennials-arent-so-different-after-all/?mod=WSJBlog

Yes, China is Beginning to “Rebalance,” But There’s a Long Way to Go

Smoke rises from chimneys and cooling towers of a thermal power plant during sunrise in Fushun, Liaoning province.

At a packed press conference

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/17/yes-china-is-beginning-to-rebalance-but-theres-a-long-way-to-go/?mod=WSJBlog

Economists React: Can China’s Growth Pickup Last?

Workers paint an exterior wall of a power plant in Beijing on July 15, 2014. 

China’s economic growth in the second quarter came in slightly s

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/16/economists-react-can-chinas-growth-pickup-last/?mod=WSJBlog

China’s Steel Industry Still Overproducing

Tim Franco for The Wall Street Journal

Steel production last month grew at the fastest pace so far this year to a record average daily output of 2.31 million me

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/16/chinas-steel-industry-still-overproducing/?mod=WSJBlog

What to Watch in Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen’s Testimony This Week

When Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen presented her semiannual testimony to Congress in February the jobless rate was 6.7% and annual inflation was 1.2%. When she returns for two days of testimony Tuesday and Wednesday, she will have a 6.1% jobless rate and 1.8% inflation to report to lawmakers.
What matters most in her testimony will be how she explains these developments, particularly the job market’s improvement.

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/14/what-to-watch-in-fed-chairwoman-janet-yellens-testimony-this-week/?mod=WSJBlog

Singapore GDP Shows Economic Shift

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Singapore’s economy is suffering in the short term as the country moves to higher-value-added industries and attempts to raise productivity, but is unable to escape from its

Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2014/07/14/singapore-gdp-shows-difficult-economic-shift/?mod=WSJBlog
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