Stocks are trading lower thanks to really disappointing Chinese exports data, which missed analysts' 8.6% growth target by 7.6 percentage points. While 1% growth may not seem like a disaster, it is, and China will struggle to boost its economy by itself, as it is largely an exporting nation, used to feeding Western demand that is not there right now.
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