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Dan Washburn's new book on golf course ban in China

Jun 27, 2014
Dan Washburn talks about China's ban on golf in his book "The Forbidden Game"
Posted In: China, Golf

Could Russia sanctions backfire?

Jun 27, 2014
Two big business groups warn that sanctions against Russia could hurt US jobs.
Posted In: Russia, ukraine, sanctions

Island's answer to China-Japan dispute: Tourism

Jun 26, 2014
The tiny resort island of Ishigaki wants Chinese tourists, but not its military.
Posted In: China, Japan, tourism
Vera Wang

Road trip nostalgia

Jun 26, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Friday, June 27, 2014

Millennials kick up soccer's popularity

Jun 26, 2014
U.S. professional soccer is gaining in popularity, especially in Sacramento.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer, Millenials

Referees get a tech upgrade at the World Cup

Jun 23, 2014
A look at the tech behind (hopefully) better referee calls at the World Cup
Posted In: soccer, World Cup, referees

Yo, stop making a big deal out of the Yo hack

Jun 20, 2014
Security flaws in the app is a concern, but there are bigger hacks to think about

Central bankers clear the way for stock gains

Jun 20, 2014
Despite geopolitical risks, stock markets around the world keep on going up.
Posted In: stock

Iraqi violence adds to the Middle East refugee crisis

Jun 19, 2014
Humanitarian organizations have found it difficult to raise money for victims of the conflict in Syria. Now, a growing crisis in Iraq adds more vulnerable people.
Posted In: Iraq, refugees
'bed-in for peace'

By the numbers: What violence costs the planet

Jun 19, 2014
A think tank did some calculations.
Posted In: peace index, violence, think tanks, war