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Ted Fishman

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Veteran journalist who writes for the New York Times, USA Today and Harpers; author of China, Inc: How the Rise of the Next Superpower Challenges America and the World and Shock of Gray: The Aging of the World's Population and How it Pits Young against Old, Child against Parent, Worker against Boss, Company against Rival, and Nation against Nation; former floor trader at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange

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Two years ago, Mattel opened a six-story, 36,000 square foot store on the fiftieth anniversary of its iconic Barbie doll.

Barbie Packs Her Bags in Shanghai

Two years ago, Mattel opened a six-story, 36,000 square foot store on the fiftieth anniversary of its iconic Barbie doll.

from To the Point

In France,  pension reform  has led to street demonstrations and occasional violence.

An Age of Austerity: Can It Happen Here?

In France, pension reform has led to street demonstrations and occasional violence.

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The French senate today passed  pension reform  despite weeks of angry street demonstrations and occasional violence.

An Age of Austerity: Can It Happen Here?

The French senate today passed pension reform despite weeks of angry street demonstrations and occasional violence.

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