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    • U.S. Markets Drop, Following Global Stocks Down Amid Fresh Trade Fears

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    HONG KONG — The risk that a trade war between China and the United States was entering a dangerous new phase sent global markets lower again Thursday.

    "U.S. Markets Drop, Following Global Stocks Down Amid Fresh Trade Fears" is from the December 06, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
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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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    • 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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    • Goldman Sachs Is Drawn Into Prosecution of Vast Financial Fraud

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson, Emily Flitter
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 9 mins
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    NEW YORK — Goldman Sachs is facing one of the most significant scandals in its history, a multibillion-dollar international fraud that investigators say was masterminded by a flamboyant financier with a taste for Hollywood and carried out with help from the Wall Street firm’s bankers.

    "Goldman Sachs Is Drawn Into Prosecution of Vast Financial Fraud" is from the November 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson and Emily Flitter and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • As Stock Selling Continues, Gains for 2018 Are Wiped Out

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson, Amie Tsang, Matt Phillips
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The stock market’s gains for 2018 were erased Tuesday as a sell-off led by giant technology stocks continued for a second day. The renewed U.S. declines came after drops in Asia and Europe.

    "As Stock Selling Continues, Gains for 2018 Are Wiped Out" is from the November 20, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson, Amie Tsang and Matt Phillips and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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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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    • Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar

    • By: Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Facebook has long promoted itself as a tool for bringing people together to make the world a better place. Now the social media giant has acknowledged that in Myanmar it did the opposite and human rights groups say it has a lot of work to do to fix that.

    "Facebook Admits It Was Used to Incite Violence in Myanmar" is from the November 06, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alexandra Stevenson and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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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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    • 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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    • U.S. Charges 2 Former Goldman Bankers and Financier in Vast Malaysian Fraud

    • By: Matthew Goldstein, Alexandra Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 3 mins
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    NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges Thursday against a Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs investment bankers who helped raise money for a Malaysian government investment fund from which some $4 billion disappeared.

    "U.S. Charges 2 Former Goldman Bankers and Financier in Vast Malaysian Fraud" is from the November 01, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Goldstein and 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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