April 18, 2012 Headlines: China's Movies Boom, Reducing Tariffs on Footwear, Growth in 2013, and More

Posted by smorgante on 04/18/2012

NYT: First Solar is shutting down its German factory and cutting 2,000 jobs.

WSJ: China’s 1.3 billion consumers are driving it to surpass Japan as the world’s #2 movie market.

WSJ: As a result of this demand, the American Dream is now being filmed in China.

The Hill: Lawmakers want to reduce tariffs on footwear as part of the Trans Pacific Partnership.

AP: Design flaws with China’s Three Gorges Dam are forcing over 100,000 people to evacuate the area.

Reuters: China’s home prices are falling, and have been in a continuous slide for the past two years.

TBP: IMF forecasters are predicting a 3.5% rate of global economic growth.

The Hill: The IMF also sees growth for the United States in 2013.

WSJ: The Fed is surveying banks on a possible QE3.

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