WASHINGTON – “Fluke.” “Volatile.” “Statistical blip.” “Subject to revision.” Those were the words that economists turned to as they described Friday's August report on U.S. employment.
China’s manufacturing growth decelerated in August due to weaker global demand and a slowdown in domestic investment, two surveys showed Monday.
After a grim start to the year, the economy roared back to life in the spring, supporting expectations that the second half of 2014 will turn out far better than the first half.

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