China's Economic Troubles Start to Spread

The world's second-biggest economy could cause a global recession.

Contagion is underway.

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Singapore is the closest thing Asia has to an economic barometer. Its highly open, trade-reliant economy usually signals when trouble is approaching the global stage. And at the moment, Singapore is flashing clear warning signs.

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