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Real Time Economics: Why China's Stock Market Rebounded After Another Sign of Slowing Economic Growth

Today we look at China's big-guns response to tepid economic data, volatility in U.S. markets, how trade tensions could lock U.S. hog farmers out of the world's biggest pork market, and more speculation on where Amazon will plunk its HQ2. While the economy remains on track to meet Beijing’s full-year growth target of about 6.5%, the third-quarter performance underscores recent trouble—a scaleback of industrial production, slowing retail sales, anemic big-ticket investments and rising corporate defaults, Lingling Wei reports.