Financial news on September 13th, 2009

Business and Financial news
China Denounces New Tire Tariffs

Beijing’s warning shot comes at a time when the United States needs China’s help on issues including the global economic recovery and possible sanctions on Iran. Read more..

By EDMUND L. ANDREWS and EDWARD WONG - The New York Times

How Safe Is Your Water?

Is your drinking water safe? That depends on several factors: the source; the treatment the water receives, if any; and the quality of the pipes in your home. Read more..

By CORNELIA DEAN - The New York Times

In Wisconsin, Hopeful Signs for Factories

After months of anxiety about the Great Recession, a bellwether plant saw enough new orders to justify hiring. Read more..

By PETER S. GOODMAN - The New York Times

Norman Borlaug, Plant Scientist Who Fought Famine, Dies at 95

A Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Borlaug developed high-yielding crop varieties that helped to avert famines worldwide. Read more..

By JUSTIN GILLIS - The New York Times

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