Starbucks CEO Starts Petition to End U.S. Shutdown

Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Howard Schultz, chief executive officer of Starbucks Corp., talks about the coffee seller's online and in-store petition calling for an end to the U.S. shutdown and a deal for the nation's budget. Schultz spoke with Bloomberg's Leslie Patton yesterday. (Source: Bloomberg)
No Surprise for China’s Slumping Imports?
36:26 - China’s imports extended the longest losing streak in six years, underscoring the headwinds to global growth from a rebalancing in the world’s second-largest economy. Asian shares, copper, the yuan and the Australian dollar weakened. Imports plunged 17.7 percent in yuan terms in September from a year earlier, widening from a 14.3 percent decrease in August and an 11th straight decline. Exports fell 1.1 percent in September in yuan terms, the customs administration said Tuesday, compared with a 6.1 percent drop in August.
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