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China stocks get a lift from manufacturing data

By Matt Phillips

Survey data showing strength in China’s juggernaut manufacturing sector boosted Chinese stocks Thursday.  Here’s a look at the Shanghai composite over the last month, with today’s bump all the way at the far right.

In the US, the data calendar is going to be especially jam packed today after the storm prompted some delays. We’ll get fresh numbers on monthly private job growth, weekly jobless claims, consumer confidence, and October manufacturing. Stay tuned.