Last week was a wild one for China's economy.
Interest rates on the loans that banks make to one another soared to alarming levels, and lending began to freeze up. Shanghai stocks nose-dived, taking Asian markets and the Dow, briefly, with them.
Things have calmed down, but the crisis showed how China's new leaders are trying to confront threats to the health of the world's second-largest economy.
Many here see it as the first shot in a long battle to reform a once-successful economic model that is now running out of gas.
When it comes to creating manufacturing jobs, Wisconsin ranks near the top, according to the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation. The state is number five, below only Michigan, Texas, Indiana and Ohio.
The statistics are for December, 2009 - March, 2013 and are contained in story posted by CNBC.
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Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 3:55 pm
Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 12:38 pm
If you've paid attention to the case of Edward Snowden, you might have heard Ecuadorean officials refer to some bankers the U.S. is refusing to hand over.
Ecuador, of course, is considering an asylum request from the NSA leaker. The U.S. is pressuring them to abide by an extradition request, while Ecuador is taunting the giant.