China Slows, Raising Questions for U.S. Growth

Global growth this year depends on China and the U.S.
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“Decoupling” is one of those whimsical terms that gets bandied about in the wake of the global economic crisis. Could emerging market stalwarts such as China, Brazil, and Indonesia chug along while the United States economy struggles?

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