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A Nasty Place On Wall Street: What Kind Of A Dive Is This?

Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
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Global Economy Feels Ripples Of Chinese Stock Market Fall

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to three NPR correspondents about the state of the global economy, including Frank Langfitt in Shanghai, Corey Flintoff in Moscow, and Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Rio de Janeiro.
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Response To Volatile Wall Street Muted In Lower Manhattan

It was an erratic day on Wall Street Monday. But outside the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan, traders and tourists alike were taking the ups and downs in stride.
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Commodities Trader 'Somewhat Confident' We've Seen The Worst Of Market Fall

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chicago-based commodities trader Jack Scoville about this wild day for the markets. He says he hasn't seen anything quite like it in the near 30 years he's been trading.
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What Does The Market Turmoil Mean For Your Retirement Fund?

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, about what the sell-off means for retirement investments.
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Why Phone Fraud Starts With A Silent Call

When you answer your phone and there's no one on the other end, it could in fact be a computer that's gathering information about you and your bank account. Here's how.
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Chef Wants Diners To Remember Her Cooking, Not Her Blindness

Laura Martinez defied many skeptics when she opened up her Chicago restaurant, La Diosa, this year. It helps that she used to work for the late Charlie Trotter, one of the city's most acclaimed chefs.
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Economists Divided Over Interest Rate Hike Amid Market Turmoil

With stocks plummeting around the world, the Federal Reserve has a monumental decision to make about interest rates at its September meeting. Some Fed watchers say it won't dare raise rates for fear of adding to jitters about a global slowdown. But others say abandoning plans to raise rates this year would send an even worse signal.
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Global Markets Remain Erratic After China Worries Spark Sell-Off

China's Shanghai Composite Index fell 8.5 percent Monday prompting a global sell-off. When trading opened in the U.S., the Dow and S&P 500 plummeted, then recovered, then fell again.
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Don't Panic About Stocks. It's Not 2008 All Over Again, Economist Says

Unlike 2008, the current turmoil didn't originate in the U.S., economist Austan Goolsbee notes. And this time, the economy is growing, banks aren't in danger and there's no credit crunch, he says.

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