April 2, 2012 Headlines: Apple's Working Conditions, Mixed Signs from China, and More

Posted by smorgante on 04/02/2012

NYT: Apple’s new CEO is putting labor issues at the forefront.

WSJ: Mixed signs on China’s manufacturing sector.

AP: U.S. stocks dip on the mixed news from China.

Ezra Klein: Congress punted on transportation investment.

The Hill: Is there a market in China for American goods?

Bloomberg: Asian currencies are at a two-week high.

NYT: China is increasing crackdowns on social media.

CST: A Buy American bill passed the Illinois State Senate.

WaPo: Protests against Chinese rule are rising in Tibet.

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