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    • Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why.

    • By: Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Investors on Tuesday mostly tuned out the latest escalation in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, with markets around the world climbing slightly as President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on China and Beijing responded in kind.

    "Trade War Escalates. Stock Markets Shrug. Here’s Why." is from the September 18, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Phillips, Jack Ewing and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Bannon, Outspoken Critic of China, Has Subtler Message in Hong Kong Visit

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Bannon dined Tuesday with a small group of hedge fund managers and investors, and later gave a keynote address at a major investor conference, where he spoke about the rise of populism in places like the United States and the Philippines.

    "Bannon, Outspoken Critic of China, Has Subtler Message in Hong Kong Visit" is from the September 12, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Hedge Fund Managers Don't Always Beat the Market, but They Still Make Billions

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Good performance, mediocre results or even downright ugly returns. When it comes to hedge funds, it scarcely matters. Even as some investors begin to sour on these high-priced stock pickers, the top fund managers still haul in enormous paychecks.

    "Hedge Fund Managers Don't Always Beat the Market, but They Still Make Billions" is from the May 16, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Wall Street Is Mixed Amid Fears of U.S.-China Trade War

    • By: Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Wall Street stocks were mixed Friday, after market falls in Europe and Asia, as investors weighed a brewing trade war between China and the United States that could hobble an otherwise healthy global economy.

    "Wall Street Is Mixed Amid Fears of U.S.-China Trade War" is from the March 23, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Jack Ewing, Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Insider-Trading Case Ensnares Hedge Fund

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    For hedge funds, information is a valuable currency. A scrap of insight about a coming change in government policy can be as precious as any market data, potentially making the difference between a profit or loss on a trade.

    "Insider-Trading Case Ensnares Hedge Fund" is from the May 24, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Asian Conglomerates, Flush With Cash, Scour for U.S. Fund Deals

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    In the investment management world these days, the deals are not coming from American or British banks but from big Asian conglomerates flush with cash.

    "Asian Conglomerates, Flush With Cash, Scour for U.S. Fund Deals" is from the February 15, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Trump Team Didn’t Put Nominees to ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll’ Test

    • By: Steve Eder, Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump has blamed “obstruction by Democrats” for delays in confirming his senior appointments, saying on Twitter that “it is a disgrace that my full cabinet is still not in place.”

    But the slow pace of filling out Trump’s Cabinet can be attributed in part to decisions made in the early days of the nominee vetting process.

    "Trump Team Didn’t Put Nominees to ‘Sex, Drugs and Rock ’n’ Roll’ Test" is from the February 10, 2017 U.S section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Eder, Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Xi Jinping Urges Dialogue, not Confrontation, After Trump Seeks Tariffs

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    BOAO, China — President Xi Jinping on Tuesday portrayed China as committed to opening its economy as he presented an alternative vision to President Donald Trump’s calls for tariffs and restricting trade with China, urging “dialogue rather than confrontation.”

    "Xi Jinping Urges Dialogue, not Confrontation, After Trump Seeks Tariffs" is from the April 10, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Online Investors in China Are Losing Billions in Dubious Financial Schemes

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The company’s name appeared in ads for the local marathon. Its logo was emblazoned on the jerseys of two professional soccer teams in Spain. Its founder had been lauded by the government’s official television channel.

    "Online Investors in China Are Losing Billions in Dubious Financial Schemes" is from the January 28, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Private Equity Executive Accused of Faking Investments

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Private Equity Executive Accused of Faking Investments" is from the March 28, 2016, Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Market for Fixer-Uppers Traps Low-Income Buyers

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Market for Fixer-Uppers Traps Low-Income Buyers" is from the Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Xiaomi, Chinese Gadget Maker, Opens Floodgates for Hong Kong IPOs

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    HONG KONG — A gadget maker. An online delivery service. And the electronic payment company owned by the tech giant Alibaba.

    "Xiaomi, Chinese Gadget Maker, Opens Floodgates for Hong Kong IPOs" is from the May 03, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Kenneth Griffin Joins Elite Rank of Hedge Fund Art Patrons with $500 Million Deal

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Kenneth Griffin Joins Elite Rank of Hedge Fund Art Patrons with $500 Million Deal" is from the Arts section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • China’s New Lenders Collect Invasive Data and Offer Billions. Beijing Is Worried.

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Cao Li
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 8 mins
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    With more than $100 billion worth of loans and rising worries among Chinese consumers about privacy, Beijing is moving to rein in a freewheeling, well-funded boom in online personal loans.

    "China’s New Lenders Collect Invasive Data and Offer Billions. Beijing Is Worried." is from the December 25, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Cao Li and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • A Critical Eye on Wall Street's Secrets

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Matthew Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "A Critical Eye on Wall Street's Secrets" is from the October 17, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and Matthew Goldstein and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • LA Times Suspends Beijing Bureau Chief After Accusations

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Los Angeles Times said Tuesday that it was suspending Jonathan Kaiman, its Beijing bureau chief, amid accusations of sexual misconduct.

    "LA Times Suspends Beijing Bureau Chief After Accusations" is from the May 16, 2018 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.  

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    • The Billionaire Gadfly in Exile Who Stared Down Beijing

    • By: Michael Forsythe, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 14 mins
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    The biggest political story in China this year is not in Beijing. It isn’t even in China. It is centered at a $68 million apartment overlooking Central Park in Manhattan.

    "The Billionaire Gadfly in Exile Who Stared Down Beijing" is from the May 30, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Forsythe and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Glass Ceilings at World Economic Forum, Now on Davos Agenda

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Glass Ceilings at World Economic Forum, Now on Davos Agenda" is from the Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • JP Morgan May Face New Scrutiny in China Hiring Case

    • By: Ben Protess, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "JP Morgan May Face New Scrutiny in China Hiring Case" is from the September 22, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Ben Protess and Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Wall Street Records Early Gains as Turmoil Rattles Markets

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Wall Street opened higher Friday, beginning a day of uncertainty after the turmoil gripping markets drove stocks lower in Asia and Europe.

    "Wall Street Records Early Gains as Turmoil Rattles Markets" is from the February 09, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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