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 American Literature Association
32nd Annual Conference

May 27-30, 2021

Westin Copley Place
10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116

Conference Directors: 
Olivia Carr Edenfield, Georgia Southern University
Leslie Petty, Rhodes

Conference Fee:  $175 
($125 for Graduate Students, Independent Scholars, and Retired Faculty).

Deadline for Proposals:       February 21, 2021

The ALA website contains details and instructions for submitting proposals as well as important information for representatives of participating author societies.  Proposals from individuals and program information from author societies should be sent to

Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield via email
(carr@georgiasouthern.edu)

by February 21, 2021 following the instructions on the website:

www.americanliterature.org

 

Our Boston Location: In 2021, the American Literature Association will return to Boston and to the Westin Copley in the Back Bay for our 32nd Annual Conference. 

ALA Conference Housing Information: The Westin Copley Place will offer a conference rate of $189 for a single or double room (triples are $229).  Reservation information will be posted November 1, 2020.  

Conference Details:  For the 2021 conference, the ALA will again rely on electronic submission of program information and conference proposals.  As usual, the societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize much of the program. Individual societies will issue their own calls for papers, which will be listed on the ALA website as well as on the societies’ own websites and publications.  Guidelines for author societies are detailed toward the end of this notice.

约60%的学员尚未参加工作,另有30%的学员拥有不到两年的工作经验。
但事实上,作为一项新技术以及新运动,比特币在2014年表现出了猛烈的势头,而且在新的一年有望征服更多怀疑论者。诸多领域的指标证明了这一点:与比特币相关的初创企业和就业岗位数量大增;接受比特币的机构数量也大大增加;开发人员间的活动也较此前增强。
单词creative 联想记忆:
挖掘者认为这个墓地可追溯到1700年前,在当时的中国,库车在控制西部前线(西域)上扮演着关键的角色。由于丝绸之路的路线有经过西域,所以控制这个关键的区域对中国统治者来说是非常重要的。
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Tentative Conference Schedule:

Thursday, May 27 2021:            

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Book Exhibit: 11:00 AM – 5 PM

“取暖季”限产倒计时 供需天秤测钢铁苍穹

Friday, May 28, 2021:              

家居建材企业扎堆IPO 行业迎来史上最密集“上市潮”

Book Exhibit:  9 AM – 5 PM   

人民日报刊文:持续推进供给侧结构性改革

破解长租公寓盈利困局 资产证券化料成突破口

Saturday, May 29, 2021:          

德豪雷士布局智能家居O2O 线上线下齐发力

下月你的工资迎来4大好消息

Sunday, May 30, 2021:              

区域分割生财术 家居卖场为何成4A级景区?

Book Exhibit:   An exhibit of scholarly books will be held during the conference.  About twenty publishers are expected to take part. To have your books represented at the exhibit, ask your publisher to consider taking part in the book exhibit or to contact Scholar’s Choice (see information below), which will organize exhibits for publishers.  Publishers should direct any questions to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu — We welcome the participation of publishers and are one of the few scholarly organizations that do NOT charge an exhibit fee. Publishers who are unable to attend, but wish to have a few titles exhibited should contact The Scholar’s Choice.

Scholar’s Choice:  The American Literature Association has again arranged with The Scholar’s Choice to manage the combined book exhibit for our meeting. It may be possible for your recently-published books to be included in their display.  Please refer to the following guidelines:  “Any members interested in having their book displayed at the upcoming meeting should contact their publisher between October 30th, 2020, and March 1st, 2021.  The Scholar’s Choice displays on behalf of the publishers and all requests must come from them, not the individual authors. If they don’t already have it, the press may request the appropriate paperwork by emailing Mary Lynn Howe at mlh@scholarschoice.com.”

The Conference Fee and Registration: The conference fee covers the costs of the conference including the receptions and special events.  It does not include any meals. All of those who are on the program are required to pre-registerThose who do not pre-register by May 1, 2021, will be dropped from the program.

On the subject of #MeToo, she said: 'I just think they're douche bags. They're not champions. I just think they're losers. I don't like them.
是的,这经常发生。你可以在家里,图书馆,打印店等除了你现在工作的公司办公室的任何地方打印申请材料。
Welcome, and before we begin – please accept our apologies. Your four-hour nightmare wait at passport control should not be taken as a symptom of Britain's contempt for foreigners. It is merely a symptom of a woeful lack of spending on a key aspect of travel infrastructure in the run-up to a hugely important event. In other words, it's the government that hates you. Don't worry, they hate us too.
据中国国家通讯社新华社(Xinhua)周四的报道,李克强于周三在柬埔寨召开的一次地区领导人会议上发表讲话称,2017年中国经济发展好于预期,对外贸易扭转了两年来的下滑局面。

Programs: The ALA website will list a draft of the program as soon as it is available, usually during the second week of March, with updated programs posted weekly until we go to press. Copies of the printed program will be available at the conference.

ALA Membership:  Membership in the ALA is not required in order to propose or present a paper.  In fact, technically the members of the American Literature Association are the various author societies.  Individuals may keep informed about the activities of the ALA by checking our website (www.americanliterature.org), which is the primary source for information about ALA activities. 

The easiest way to find out about the conference and all ALA activities is by consulting our website:
www.americanliterature.org

ALA Guidelines: The most common ALA format is a time slot of one hour and twenty minutes with three papers and a chair.  This permits some time for discussion and three papers of approximately 20 minutes (or ten typed double-spaced pages). Organizers of panels are free to use other formats provided they respect the time limits.  Please note that the normal reading time for a paper is two minutes per double-spaced page (or 20 minutes for a 10-page paper). Furthermore, the ALA encourages panel organizers to experiment with innovative formats including discussion groups and panels featuring more speakers and briefer papers. Chairs will make sure that the panels start and end on time and that no speaker goes beyond the allotted time limit.  Chairs may NOT present papers on the panels that they are moderating, and no one may present more than one paper at the ALA conference. Individuals may, however, present a paper on one panel, and chair other panels, and/or also present on roundtable discussions.

Procedures for Author Societies:  The representatives of the various author societies that make up the American Literature Association will organize most of the program.  Societies are expected to offer their own calls for papers using their websites, email list-serves, newsletters, other publications, or mailing lists.  Each society is also expected to post a call for papers or announce its plans on this ALA website by sending the CFP to Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu as soon as possible and No Later than December 1, 2020.   Societies are expected to advertise the national conference in their publications or on their websites.  This expectation can be met by including the following notice in appropriate publications and websites:

The American Literature Association’s 32nd annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 27-30, 2021 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  The deadline for proposals is February 21, 2021. For further information, please consult the ALA website at www.americanliterature.org or for specific questions, contact the conference directors, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield at carr@georgiasouthern.edu or Professor Leslie Petty at lpetty@rhodes.edu or the Executive Director of the ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen at ab23@princeton.edu.

该研究的公布正值美国政界反中国言论日益增加之际,此外,今年夏天3起针对从中国进口的钢铁产品的政治敏感反倾销案件即将作出裁决,可能导致美方对中国企业施加高达500%的惩罚性关税。
鲜菜价格同比上涨13%,助推食品价格同比上涨3.7%,涨幅比上月扩大0.5个百分点。
单词approval 联想记忆:
SplashData的首席执行官摩根·斯兰说:“当你看到‘最差劲密码’榜单上出现‘adobe123’或者‘photoshop’,你就该意识到,在你正在使用的网站或应用上,不该用它本身的名字作为密码。”
The shortage of supply-chain talent explains why 48% of U.S. companies plan to snap up logistics grads in 2011, according to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Sam Smith is a fluid soul man, with style channeling Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles alongside modern icons like Amy Winehouse and Adele.
2.German: 22.2 percent increase

包括圣诞购物季在内,第四季度的电脑出货量共计7190万台。IDC方面表示,这是自IDC公司开始追踪该数据以来最大的降幅。
6.派对应有尽有——只要你有时间

  1. 艾伦·狄珍妮丝
    2013年排名:12
    在第二轮(重新)谈判不久前结束后,我们真正进入了贸易谈判的技术官僚阶段。
    国家大学排行榜单数量从去年的38份上升到42份。新加入的榜单包括阿根廷、墨西哥、巴基斯坦和罗马尼亚大学排行榜。
    ex出,ceed走-走出去到美国学习-超过一般人
  2. vt. 谣传
    达奇斯说:三菱每况愈下。低销售量使得公司作出决定,退出欧洲市场。如果负面的讨论可以看成是失败的迹象,那么公司在2013年看上去也不会有多好。

The Sublime in the Poetry of Sample
Organized by the Ima Sample Society

 Chair:  Joseph Goodscholar, University of Great Hopes

  1. “Irony and Angst in the poetry of Ima Sample,” Noah Problem, College of Notre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in The Jungle: Sample’s Influence on Sinclair,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. James Franco’s new movie about the making of The Room will make you belly-laugh, but its comedy is also deeper and richer than mere mockery.

这个“十一” 家居市场不寂寞

瓷砖出口额下降22% 系近30年的最大跌幅

《嗨翻姐妹行》

1. Technausea.
自2017年初,金价上涨了15%,交易价为每盎司1334.78美元。
It organized two large-scale inspections last year, involving more than 5,300 batches of imported consumer goods, such as air purifiers, car brake blocks, household electrical appliances and clothes, with more than 1,500 found to be substandard, Han said.
n. 罪犯
2. 米拉?库妮丝
graceful

  1. Provide the exact Title of the Session as you wish it listed in the Program. (Please try to be both concise and precise). Please do NOT use CAPS or special fonts or highlighting or Bold or any special formatting in any part of the material you send!
  2. 在谷歌和苹果之后的品牌包括亚马逊以及微软公司等。
  3. 广州住房保障再降门槛
  4. For each paper, begin with a number, skip five spaces, then provide the title of the presentation in quotation marks, and then the correct name of the presenter, and his or her academic affiliation. For independent scholars, you may identify a society, a place, or just note independent scholar or biographer or anything you deem appropriate. For any questions about matters of format and style, please consult The Chicago Manual of Style.
  5. 珠三角热点城市成交回落 非限购城市阶段性活跃
  6. Then write Audio-Visual Equipment Required and state NONE or request the specific equipment desired. The ALA will normally provide projectors for powerpoint and dvd presentations and screens (but we will not provide laptop computers).  We will no longer provide overhead projectors, slide projectors, vcrs, or cd or cassette tape players (but you may, of course, bring your own cd or tape player). Please note that audio-visual equipment is very expensive and usually takes up over $15,000 of our budget. It costs much more to rent a piece of a/v equipment and a competent Tech person for three days than it costs to buy it. Feel free to use a/v if needed, but make sure that all audio-visual requests reach the conference director by February 21, 2021.
  7. 当你走进来的时候,我对你的认识比你的想象中的多。我在网上寻找关于你的资料,利用我自己的关系网来做面试前的背景调查。
    Some of them still give high return to their shareholders. China Merchants Bank is generous; its dividend reached 30.16% of its net profits.
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    Song “The China Style”(Jiuyue Qiji)
    “美联储比外界所预期的更加咄咄逼人,”克普克表示,“让市场感到意外显然并非上策。”(那时美联储尚未建立在货币政策会议后发布公开声明的制度。)
    Song “Taste of China” (Phoenix Legend)
  8. Please italicize book-length works and foreign phrases and use quotation marks for shorter works.
  9. ●"Florida man dies in meth-lab explosion after lighting farts on fire"
    英国新人结婚模仿“怪物史瑞克”(图)
  10. [nju:'trin]
  1. Others who made the top ten include Amazon's Jeff Bezos at fifth on the list, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook at sixth, Oracle's Larry Ellison at seventh, Michael Bloomberg at eighth, and tied for ninth are David and Charles Koch.
    5.匈牙利德布勒森
    It’s been one of the worst years for investment decision-making on record, almost across the board. No strategy worked consistently, save for the type of shareholder activism that only a handful of Wall Street’s billionaire titans are able to engage in.
    8月21日,数百万美国人,甚至连总统都暂时放下眼前的事,带上日食眼镜,停下来观看自1918年以来首次横跨美国全境的日食。对于天文学家来说,这次日食是科学界的一大幸事,他们能更轻松地将先进设备对准太阳。
    目前已经被泄露的照片多达10个G。据《北京日报》12月1日报道,著名在线P2P借贷平台"借贷宝"也和此次事件有关。
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    3.别理会那些出现在CNN国际频道里、告诉你英国行为规范的打领结的专家。这些家伙通常来历不明,自己住在美国加州,却试图提供一些要么不相干要么过时了的建议。比如说,他们通常会告诉你,英国人喜欢排队;喜欢说对不起,即使有时候并不是他们的错误。而事实上,英国人也喜欢插队,而且还会用咳嗽把排在他们后面的人也吓跑。这取决于天气有多闷热潮湿。
  2. 电视剧版《何以笙箫默》改编自顾漫同名小说,由钟汉良和唐嫣主演,2015年1月首播。它讲述了一对情侣分离7年后重逢,一个执着于等待和相爱的故事。这部小说一直是网络小说中的佼佼者,并于2003年出版。凭借完美情人何以琛一角,演员钟汉良迅速跻身为女粉丝心中的白马王子。
    Professor Kaufmann and a colleague, Gareth Harris, found that white Britons who lived in areas that are rapidly diversifying became more likely to vote for the right-wing British National Party. Daniel Hopkins, a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, found a similar pattern of ethnic change leading to anti-immigrant politics in the United States.
    James Bond Themes 1. "Goldfinger" by Shirley Bassey
    但曼谷的吸引力也显而易见:充满生机、食物美味、毗邻一些世界上最美的海滩和岛屿。
    Bad news for newspaper reporters: Your job has been named the worst in the U.S. for 2015, according to rankings released by job search site CareerCast.com. Two other media positions are also high on the list, along with professions that are physically taxing.
    在美国,纽约州、加利福尼亚州和得克萨斯州获得最多投资。中国企业在头号投资目的地纽约投资54亿美元,其中大部分投入三笔大规模金融服务和房地产交易。
  3. There will no longer be any legal obstacle to the implementation of a universal two-child policy, if the draft amendment to the family planning law is approved by the top legislature by Sunday.
    The soaring prices of 2008, when oil reached more than $140 a barrel, will repeat, though not likely in 2014, Mr. Hummel said. The price 'is going to go higher.'
    这一次,湖人队处境不错,而且不需要赶着去做什么事,给他们点时间,看看他们到底会怎样。用这样的防守质量他们很难进入季后赛,但是这并不是这个赛季的重点。
    She also said that in the longer-term the other “R” was “reset”, by which she explained that monetary and fiscal policies around the world still had a long way to go before they could be classed as normal. “The final reset is those structural reforms that are necessary in all corners of the world,” she added.

衡量散货大宗商品贸易的波罗的海干散货运价指数(BDI)已经触及历史低位。2014年超过美国成为世界最大贸易国的中国本月报告,1月出口和进口都出现两位数下降。正在经历一个多世纪以来最严重衰退的巴西从中国的进口暴跌。
In a closely fought debate about the six shortlisted titles, one judge described Mr Ford’s book as “a hard-headed and all-encompassing” analysis of the problem. Lionel Barber, FT editor and chair of the judging panel, called The Rise of the Robots “a tightly written and deeply researched addition to the public policy debate”.

The conference director will normally confirm the receipt of all emails within 3 business days.  The conference director may refer you to the website but will never send you an attachment to open, because of the danger of computer viruses.  By the second week in March, the conference director will let you know the day on which your panel or panels are scheduled.  You should inform your participants of the day and instruct them to register using the information on the website at www.americanliterature.org and explaining that their early registration and payment saves the organization time and money. You will also inform them to check the on-line program for accuracy and to send any corrections to both you and the conference director.  You should also inform them that participants who fail to register by May 1 will be dropped from the program.

  1. 答:英雄是一个不想成为英雄的人。英雄是那种明明完全可以选择,但却选择在那个时刻承担起责任的人。那就是英雄所要做的事。举个例子,在911实践中,飞机上的一些乘客曾经和恐怖分子搏斗。在福岛辐射泄露实践中,有些人前往当地试图修理核电站,并且因此而死。但他们必须这么做。他们是英雄。他们想要的并不是“当英雄”,而是承担责任,做正确的事。
    收集了一些明星们挑选南瓜的相片。看看这些照片,然后告诉我们:你准备好庆祝周三的万圣节了吗
    Las Vegas Shooting

Procedures for Individual Proposals:  Individuals may propose either a paper or a panel or round table to the conference director no earlier than December 1, 2020, and no later than the deadline of February 21, 2021.  The conference director will give preference to papers and panels on authors, texts, and topics not covered by the member societies of the ALA.  Those proposing a paper or panel on a topic represented by an author society should consult with the relevant society before submitting the proposal to the ALA. All proposals must be by email and should be both pasted in and included as attachments (preferably in WORD).

For an Individual Paper:  In the subject line of the email, please put ALA 2021 Proposal: and then a brief title of between one and five words.  That will enable the conference director to file emails efficiently. Please provide a clear and useful title for your paper and then an abstract describing the paper (usually between 250-600 words) and then a brief discussion of your status (i.e., an Associate Professor who has published a book and several articles on this topic/author; a graduate student who is offering part of his/her dissertation, etc.) or a two-page vita if that is easier.  It is important that your abstract enable the conference director and his advisory committee to evaluate the nature of your work.  You must also indicate whether you need any audio-visual equipment to present your work. Please provide a phone number (which will only be used if email fails to work for some reason).

该协会的首席经济学家Lawrence Yun预计,到今年年底,30年期固息抵押贷款的平均利率将触及5.5%,高于去年底的4.5%和去年上半年的3.5%。抵押贷款利率在短期内如此急剧上升,可能会损害购房者的承受能力,甚至吓退更多购房者。
银行、基金公司和保险公司从内地涌向香港,收购这里的高端写字楼,导致香港政府宣布将释放更多土地,在火爆的城市中心地段进行商业再开发。

For a panel:  Please follow the sample below so the conference director can paste in the panels and round tables that are accepted.

It was addressed to Clark C Moore, who has since changed his name to Muhammad Siddeeq, making it hard to trace him.
However Mr Kwon warned that young people should be cautious when seeking such operations.
President Obama leads the pack. On top of the $400,000 a year, he gets a tax-free expense account worth $50,000. The salary was last raised by Congress in 2001.
In this Jan. 9, 2007 file phtoo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs holds up an Apple iPhone at the MacWorld Conference in San Francisco. Jobs the CEO,

According to Putin's most recent income declaration, he earned roughly 8.9 million rubles ($137,000) in 2015.
莱昂纳多·迪卡普里奥和嘎嘎小姐在今年金球奖拔得头筹。
n. 贡献,捐款(赠)
“尽管这两位研究人员彼此独立工作,但夏普利的基本理论和罗斯的实证调查、实验和实用的设计相结合,产生了一个蓬勃发展的研究领域,并改善了很多市场的功能,”皇家研究院说。
但随着美国接近实现充分就业,随着通胀向目标水平趋近,“你可以看到收紧政策是有道理的,”他说,“不需要很多就足以改变整个平衡”。
Among 36,000 who have reached celebrity status on the Internet, 74 percent are women and 87.8 percent are between 17 to 33 years old, while 89 percent have a college education. Followers are also getting younger and better educated, with 77.8 percent in the 17-to-33 age group and 75 percent with a higher education.
200911/88512.shtmlA 1936 Nobel Peace Prize discovered at a South American pawn shop has been sold at auction in Baltimore for $1.16 million.

楼市资金转向股市 要出现3个月以上行情才有可能

一线楼市陷“量跌价涨”怪圈 金九银十成色难断

你翻上去找第十二条,然后默默地笑自己....

  1. “Irony and Angst in the Gothic Novels of the Early Republic,” Noah Problem, College ofNotre Doubt
  2. “The Beautiful Garden in Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter,” Raphael Hythloday, University of East London
  3. Why? Just add in the intensifying anger after the Supreme Court's decisions over same-sex marriage issues and gays, add in the growing anger over abortions, Obamacare, gun control, food stamps, the new voter suppression pushed by GOP governors, plus more threats by conservatives and the tea party to dig in their heels and fight to overturn everything and increase austerity too.

数十老人遇以房养老骗局 7百万房子千元过户

The same seven schools continue to dominate the top half of the ranking. AGSM at UNSW Business School of Australia entered the ranking for the first time in eighth position.

Organized by: Name of Individual organizer
And then Chair: Name

2012年,谷歌发明了谷歌眼镜,一台你能戴在你脸上的电脑。在街上行走或者进行每天的任务的时候戴着它,可以同步看一些覆盖在眼镜上的日程会议,短信及地铁警戒等信息。戴着它行走的时候,可以用它们打视频电话,甚至把直播视频上传到网络,这一切都不需要动手。谷歌眼镜可能挺酷的,挺新颖,还有创新性,但是它绝对不是第一副可佩戴的电脑眼镜。

埃米?珀勒(Amy Poehler)狂吻博诺(Bono),蒂娜?费(Tina Fey)吐槽乔治?克鲁尼(George Clooney)只爱年轻女人,而诡异的是马特?戴蒙(Matt Damon)当晚数次“中枪”。
销售与市场类
The base hopes to keep up public awareness of pandas and the necessity of conservation of their natural habitats while Increasing the wild population by reintroducing individuals into areas in China where populations have declined.
Neshama Spielman, from Jerusalem, found the artifact four years ago at a dig organized by the City of David and the Temple Mount Sifting Project, which works to examine tons of dirt removed without archaeological supervision from the Temple Mount by the Muslim Waqf. Details of the find and its identification, however, have only now been revealed. Spielman, who is aged 12, was just 8 when she made the find.
比赛项目:
8.My resume is 5 pages long for a good reason. – Because I’m darn good at bullshittin’!
Paris is in third place with 18.03 million forecast visitors.
Spider-Man: Homecoming

但关于是否会诞生另一个火爆产品,来打破关于后乔布斯时代苹果前途的质疑,库克许久以前就学会了耐心和相信自己的直觉,正如他在1998年加入正处在困境中的苹果时对质疑者置之不理一样。
你可能已经在使用谷歌日历了,但你使用的方式是否正确呢?告诉你一个秘诀:只要把在那个日子和那个时候会真正发生的事情记录在谷歌日历上就行。同时利用iPhone提醒记住那些时间敏感性不太强的事情(即不是那些精确到小时和分钟的事情)。遵循这一战略有助于你保持更清醒的状态。
其他机构有宝钢集团(Shanghai Baosteel Group)旗下为钢材交易商提供融资的欧冶云商(Ouyeel)、中国第六大银行招商银行(China Merchants Bank)旗下专注财富管理领域的小企业e家(Small Entrepreneur)等。
单词regulate 联想记忆:
That Teach First was able to overcome such conditioning is testament to the power of a scheme that has become both a rival to UK private sector recruiters and a finishing school for them.
二十多年的旨在减少温室气体排放增长的全球谈判几乎没有进展。但在2014年,人们看到了针对这个问题的大规模政治行动的迹象,在30多万人去年九月在纽约举行大游行之后,世界各地的其他城市中也有数以万计的人走上街头。
7. "Suits" (2.6 million)

Some reminders:

n. 贷款,借出,债权人

本文作者为卡内基国际和平基金会(Carnegie Endowment)高级研究员、世界银行(World Bank)中国业务局前局长,译者/何黎
Like any college kid, Evan Wray loved using the tiny pictograms known as emoji. But he hated that there was no emoji to express his Fighting Irish pride with fellow University of Notre Dame students. So, alongside co-founder Sean O’Brien, he built a modest business on that disconnect. TextPride, as it was called, licensed images from brands in the sports and entertainment world and sold them as sticker packs. Within a messaging app like Kik, users could buy a packet of stickers for Disney’s Frozen for $1.99, for example.

East New York in Brooklyn will be the test case when the Department of City Planning presents initial recommendations early next year. After that, the rezoning process could begin for the neighborhood, among the city’s poorest. A proposal for west Flushing in Queens is next.

The country's improved performance has notched the 17th place in "innovation quality", an indicator that looks at the caliber of universities, number of scientific publications and international patent filings.
While the S&P 500 is on track to conclude another stellar year of gains, those who sought to beat the index are poised to finish with a more dubious distinction. According to Lipper, 85% of all active stock mutual fund managers had been trailing their benchmarks through the end of November. In a typical year, there are nearly twice as many managers outperforming, with only around two thirds of funds struggling to catch up. Lipper says this is the worst year for active managers relative to the market in three decades.

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The release of Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models in September led to record sales in China, which accounts for more than a fourth of the company's operating income. Apple, whose products are often viewed as status symbols in China, is in competition not just with its South Korean archrival Samsung, but with the increasingly popular Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi.

Yet institutions matter, too, because they set the rules of the game.
Beijing is pushing hard to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership by the end of the year. The deal has long been called China’s answer to the Trans-Pacific Partnership and its bid for regional trade hegemony.

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