March 20, 2012 Headlines: Manufacturing Jobs Worse Than Expected, Chinese Raise Fuel Prices, Illinois Primary, and More

Posted by smorgante on 03/20/2012

WaPo: A new report says that manufacturing jobs are much worse off than the data would suggest.

WaPo: Comparing productivity and employment in manufacturing.

WSJ: Chinese officials raised domestic fuel prices to keep up with global prices.

Bloomberg: Stocks and commodities dropped in response to the news.

WSJ: Experts are divided on what the future holds for China.

AP: GOP voters in Illinois head to the polls today, and manufacturing voters are up for grabs.

NYT: Human rights activist Liu Ping is missing in China.

The Hill: House GOP leaders released their budget, cutting taxes for manufacturers.

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