Five stats from the market and the stories behind them. This week: the Bank of England gets explicit, housing reform at the door, and a good deal delivered to Washington Post shareholders.
Recent data suggest more worrisome conditions for the Chinese economy, and investors shouldn't count on the country for near-term growth, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.
Industry headwinds could slow down some companies, but further central bank moves and improving housing data offer the economy much-needed support.
China cools, Fannie and Freddie fall, and Amazon's wide moat backs a Prime decision.
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