Financial news on February 19, 2012

Business and Financial news
Adam Adamowicz, Artist for Lush Video Game Worlds, Dies at 43

Adam Adamowicz, an artist whose paintings formed the visual foundation for two of the most popular role-playing video games of all time, dies at age 43. Read more..

By DANIEL E. SLOTNIK - The New York Times

China Takes New Step to Prime Its Slowing Economy

People’s Bank of China lowers the amount of capital banks must keep in reserve in a move to buoy economic growth. Read more..

By DAVID BARBOZA - The New York Times

Foxconn Plans to Lift Pay Sharply at Factories in China

Foxconn Technology, one of the biggest manufacturers of products for Apple, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and other electronics companies, says that it will sharply raise worker salaries at its Chinese factories. Read more..

By DAVID BARBOZA - The New York Times

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