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This Is What It’s Like To Work For Billionaire Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen (Absolutely Fantastic)

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Chinese Manufacturing Still In Contraction

HSBC China Flash manufacturing PMI climbed to a two-month high of 48.3 in April. This was in line with expectations and above a reading of 48 in March. But a reading below 50 shows that China's manufacturing sector is still in contraction. "Domestic demand showed mild improvement and deflationary pressures eased, but downside risks to growth are still evident as both new export orders and employment contracted," said Hongbin Qu, HSBC chief economist for China, in a press release. "The State Council released new measures to support growth and employment after the release of Q1 GDP. Whilst initial impact will likely be limited, they signaled readiness to do more if necessary. We think more measures may be unveiled in the coming months and the PBoC will keep sufficient liquidity." Here are … [Read more...]

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