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Greek banks were particularly vulnerable, falling up to 30 percent, as trading restarted after a five-week shutdown....
From: New York Times | By: NIKI KITSANTONIS | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Presently in the green community, there is a lot of emphasis on renewable energy. Though most within the community like it when their preferred form of energy is taken seriously and utilized on a massive scale, such as solar cities and mega solar farms,...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jan Omega | Monday, August 3, 2015
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We’re marking the summer holidays this week with a series of interviews with the people behind travel magazines. We start today with Toby Skinner, editor of Norwegian Airways’ award-winning inflight magazine N. Where are you today? At the Ink offices...
From: Mag Culture | By: Madeleine Morley | Monday, August 3, 2015
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There’s no way this man could be president, right? Just look at him: rumpled and scowling, bald pate topped by an entropic nimbus of white hair. Just listen to him: ranting, in his gravelly Brooklyn accent, about socialism. Socialism! And yet here...
From: Business Insider | By: Molly Ball | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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If you're a perfume aficionado, you probably know the basics of the modern history of perfume. You know how Guerlain and Coty were the first big companies to mass-produce perfume, you know that Chanel No 5 smashed sales records and made perfume history,...
From: Business Insider | By: Jr Thorpe | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The Greek stock market crashed more than 20% Monday as it reopened for the first time in five weeks.
From: CNN | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Shares on the Athens Stock Exchange are suffering huge losses of over 22 percent after the market reopened for the first time in more than a month.
From: Fox News | Monday, August 3, 2015
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This week the Athens Stock Exchange will reopen, several of Europe’s biggest banks will report their first-half results, and Tesla Motors will announce its second-quarter earnings....
From: New York Times | By: THE NEW YORK TIMES | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Douglas Cross roams the globe with a camera in hand and shares his travels with the world through Instagram. He brought himself—and his great photographic eye—to our attention by tagging his photo with #NatGeoTravelPic on Instagram. Here’s a peek...
From: National Geographic | By: Tyler Metcalfe | Friday, July 31, 2015
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I didn't have Greek yogurt, and my sister said that's not technically skinny. So I renamed my recipe My Big Fat Greek Wedding Dip. Good stuff either way. -- posted by AmyZoe...
From: Recipezaar | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Last time I want to the Greek Theater in LA parking was not so fun. What might be the options?Last time I parked in the stacked lots and it seemed a long time getting in and out, so I am hoping for a better experience this time (in a few days) I see...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: silsurf | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Beatrice Borromeo’s wedding took place in Italy this weekend, just one week after she and groom, Pierre Casiraghi, were married in a civil ceremony at Monaco’s Grimaldi Palace. According to People Magazine, Borromeo and Casiraghi had a religious...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Effie Orfanides | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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In Puerto Rico, July is the cruelest month. It opens with an ironic bang on Fourth of July weekend, with U.S. Independence Day also a holiday, despite the U.S. territory having its own independence movement--no fireworks, but plenty of beach, barbecue,...
From: TV Squad | By: Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Friday, July 31, 2015
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No country has done more to democratize and raise Europe's living standards
From: Time | By: Jennifer So | Friday, July 31, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If you want to know what's going on in Puerto Rico, you have to look past the dire headlines, according to one San Juan-based banker. "Things in Puerto Rico are a lot more stable than the headlines," Jose Rafael Fernandez, CEO...
From: TheStreet | By: Carleton English | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Greek yogurt gets all the love when it comes to excellent protein sources for weight loss, but it's not the only food that can offer you sustained energy, satiate your hunger, and help curb your sugar cravings. Don't leave out the unsung hero of the...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Market expectations are tied now, closer than ever, to the Fed in anticipation of a potential rate increase and this will be the predominant theme in the future.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Monday, August 3, 2015
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The Greek crisis has triggered renewed calls for a euro zone government, budget and parliament. But such a political union isn’t needed, desirable or achievable. Instead, the euro zone needs more market-based solutions to thrive.
From: Reuters | By: Hugo Dixon | Monday, August 3, 2015
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In contrast, Greece's Athex index plunged nearly 20 percent Monday morning on in its first day operating since the country's debt crisis.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Nina Jones | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Growth likely to pick up now that Greece has jumped latest hurdle in debt crisis
From: Irish Times | Monday, August 3, 2015
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ATHENS - Greece's stock exchange reopened Monday with a drop of more than 22% after a five-week shutdown imposed by the country's debt crisis and capital controls.
From: Bangkok Post | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Austerity for Puerto Rico would be a "terrible idea": America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: On Friday the government of Puerto Rico announced that it was about to miss a bond payment....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, August 3, 2015
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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Headwinds for the world's second-biggest economy intensified at the start of the third quarter, with manufacturing conditions in China deteriorating to their worst in two years in July and triggering fresh slides in global commodity...
From: Business Insider | By: Ian Chua | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Analysts blame Greek bank shares for the plunge
From: Time | By: joannaplucinska | Monday, August 3, 2015
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• Bank and finance shares collapse by as much as 30%• Market falls more than 23% as bourse reopens after five-week shutdown•China woes deepen on manufacturing slowdown 9.29am BST 8.40am BST The market has opened and it’s not pretty. The Athex...
From: The Guardian | By: Fiona Walsh | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Athens (AFP) - Greece's stock exchange reopened Monday with a drop of more than 22 percent after a five-week shutdown imposed by the country's debt crisis and capital controls.The ATHEX plunged to 615.72 points a few minutes after opening at 0730 GMT,...
From: Business Insider | Monday, August 3, 2015
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Our experience of holidays changes dramatically as we get older, but which is the optimal age for a vacation, asks Alex Proud...
From: Telegraph | By: Alex Proud | Monday, August 3, 2015
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The Greek stock market is about to reopen for the first time in five weeks. It's been closed since the beginning of the country's capital controls and the announcement of the bailout referendum. When it opens it's likely to crash, reflecting weeks of...
From: Business Insider | By: Mike Bird | Monday, August 3, 2015
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At the end of World War II, a bloody horror that cost 80 million lives worldwide, American leaders were determined that Germany must never again rise to massacre its neighbors. So the allies created a plan to strip Germany of its industrial might and...
From: AOL Television | By: Robert Kuttner | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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All eyes will be on Greece's embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a five-week shutdown over the country's debt crisis, with traders bracing for a volatile session.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Attention will be focused on Greece's embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a five-week shutdown over the country's debt crisis.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Greece as a permanent home for the Summer Olympics, a Finnish-style state-sponsored exercise program, and computers replacing baseball umpires are the topics in our weekly roundtable on the sports news you might have missed, "3 Stories You Should Know."...
From: WBUR | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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"Play the game, you know you can't quit until it's won Soldier on, only you can do what must be done You know in some way you're a lot like me You're just a prisoner and you're trying to break free" -John Parr (St. Elmo's Fire theme song) "Mom, wife,...
From: AOL Television | By: Don McNay | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Athens (AFP) - Senior EU-IMF auditors held their first meetings with Greek ministers to finalise a new three-year bailout as the Athens stock market prepares to reopen after being shut down for over a month by the debt crisis.Greece's main stock exchange...
From: Business Insider | By: John Hadoulis | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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A world-renowned US economist who was part of a secret “Plan B” team devised by Greece’s former finance minister, has denied being involved in a “criminal gang” intent on bringing the drachma back to the country. James K. Galbraith, a professor...
From: Business Insider | By: Mehreen Khan | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Skiing outside of Beijing has long been an icy and treacherous affair. Like everywhere else in China, the hills tend to be packed with people. And most seemed to spend their time sprawled out on the hill, forming a human obstacle course. China’s...
From: Washington Post | By: Ana Swanson | Friday, July 31, 2015
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If you’re planning on vacationing in Europe this summer, recent headlines may have prompted some questions. Does the weakened euro, partly the result of the fiscal crisis in Greece, affect whether you should put charges on your credit card in euros...
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: By STEPHANIE ROSENBLOOM | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Athens (AFP) - Attention will be focused on Greece's embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a six-week shutdown over the country's debt crisis.The banks are in a vulnerable position because of outflows of billions of euros...
From: Business Insider | By: John HADOULIS | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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Having spent the summer ruminating over the macro events in Europe, my focus has now turned to the U.S. stock market crashes of 1929 and 1987. Why, you might ask? The answer lies in China, where policy interventions in the face of a steep selloff are...
From: Business Insider | By: Scott Minerd | Sunday, August 2, 2015
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The Athens stock exchange will reopen Monday, more than a month after Greece's financial crisis forced the authorities to suspend all trading.
From: CNN | Friday, July 31, 2015
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That midday meal can make or break healthy habits - here's how to make sure lunch works for your weight-loss goals. Sip on this: Before eating lunch, have a glass of water; it will help settle those feelings of insatiable hunger while also taking up...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Made with good-for-you ingredients like kale, frozen berries, and Greek yogurt, when done right, smoothies are one of the healthiest foods you can sip. But sometimes using too many ingredients can result in a smoothie that's 500 calories or more. Here...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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**Must- and Should-Reads:** * **Must-Read: Paul Krugman**: [Fire Phasers](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=12685) * **Charles Kenny**: ["Donald Trump is wrong: Immigration isn’t a problem—it’s the solution to a shrinking, aging U.S. population..."](http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-30/donald-trump-is-wrong-immigration-is-a-solution-not-a-problem)...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The country already faces a big debt payment in August, and more political fights. Exit from the euro is still a possibility. Plus, more Brazilian trouble.
From: Barron's | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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One evening three weeks ago in Kifissia, an affluent garden suburb of Athens, a retired financial adviser and his wife decided to take in one of the delights of summer here, an outdoor movie. They pulled tight the shutters, set the alarm, locked the...
From: Free Republic | By: The New York Times | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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The Syrian quagmire, in which both the Islamic State and the Kurds have been fighting for territory, has now sucked in Turkey. Last week's ISIS attack on Turkish soil, Kurdish gains along the Syrian border and the surprise advance of the secular and...
From: AOL Television | By: Nathan Gardels | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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TORONTO – “This is the worst I’ve seen in 30 years.” The scene was the recent Sprott-Stansberry Natural Resource Symposium in Vancouver. The subject was mining equities. And the opinion was becoming familiar… The price of gold is down by about...
From: Business Insider | By: Bill Bonner | Friday, July 31, 2015
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How much food does it take to keep a 330 pound man going through workouts, practices, and team meetings? A lot! Here is a look at what the Chargers are eating at the Bolts training camp. The State of Football Nutrition Training camp and the nutrition...
From: Bolts from the Blue | By: SDNativeinTX | Friday, July 31, 2015
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In the ongoing Euro Zone drama, the sovereign debt held by Greece is the crux of the issue occupying centre stage. The economy of Greece has seen its debt-to-GDP ratio increase from around 120 per cent in 2010 to nearly 180 per cent today. Greece, as...
From: Ovi Magazine | By: Dr. Emanuel Paparella | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Friday was another tough day for oil as stocks finished in the red. Both Chevron and Exxon Mobil reported earnings sharply down from the prior year as crude oil fell below $47 a barrel.  First, the scoreboard:  Dow: 17,691.5, -54.5, (-0.3%) S&P...
From: Business Insider | By: Corey Stern | Friday, July 31, 2015
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