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The skyline of Pudong, the financial district of Shanghai. This year China is expected to replace Japan as the world's second-largest economy, and Germany as the world's biggest exporter. Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As China's Stature Grows, Is It Superpower Or Not?

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Wall Street has fallen on hard times, but many predict it will come back. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Wall Street Pulls Itself Together And Looks Ahead

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Damian Kulash and Tim Nordwind say their band's new album was inspired in part by Prince's Purple Rain. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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OK Go Adds A Little 'Purple Rain' For 'Colour'

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