Aug 11, 2016

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Hillary Clinton gave more details on her fiscal policy proposals in an economic speech Thursday in Warren, Michigan; why central banks' efforts have failed and why some say what's needed now is fiscal stimulus; and some airports are looking into privatizing…

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After decades of wariness, China to grow GMOs

Aug 11, 2016
The country will push to commercialize genetically modified corn and soybeans.
Farmers sow corn seeds with a grain drill at a field in Chiping County, in east China's Shandong province.
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The world's central banks could use a break

Aug 11, 2016
To spur growth, governments need to turn to fiscal policy.

On India's coast, fish is more than just dinner

Aug 11, 2016
Samanth Subramanian explores the role of seafood in India's local economies.
Idian fishermen put out their nets in anticipation of a big catch on the glistening waters near a beach at Goa, renown for its seafood. 
ROB ELLIOTT/AFP/Getty Images

The pros and cons of privatizing airport security

Aug 11, 2016
For some facilities, it's about reducing long lines and passenger complaints.
A San Francisco police officer and police dog patrol San Francisco International Airport.
Paul Morris/Getty Images

The sun is rising on mandatory solar roofs

Aug 11, 2016
More cities are requiring the energy-saving feature. Built-out Santa Monica is one.
Home construction has slowed in Lancaster, but building developments under construction will add more solar rooftops to the city's portfolio.  
Jed Kim

What was behind Macy's decision to cut more stores?

Aug 11, 2016
A look at what drives brick-and-mortar retail strategy in an online-dominant era.
People walk past Macy's flagship store in Herald Square on Thursday in New York City. The retailer announced plans to close 100 stores nationwide.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Clinton economic policies rely on tax changes

Aug 11, 2016
In a speech near Detroit, Clinton said the rich and corporations should pay more.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton plans to tax corporations that move jobs outside of the country to pay for her initiatives.
Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton says she opposes the TPP

Aug 11, 2016
But that hasn't always been the case.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership — now.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton gave more details on her fiscal policy proposals in an economic speech Thursday in Warren, Michigan; why central banks’ efforts have failed and why some say what’s needed now is fiscal stimulus; and some airports are looking into privatizing security. 

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