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This week, we have photos of the oppressive heatwave in India, a high walkway made of musical glass planks in China, an aerial view of Chicago at night, rescued baby iguanas in Costa Rica, the 88th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, and much more....
From: The Atlantic | By: Alan Taylor | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The rollercoaster ride that is Greece's debt crisis lurched lower again Friday with a stark warning from the International Monetary Fund.
From: CNN | Friday, May 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (RealMoneyPro) -- Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners is known for his accurate stock market calls and keen insights into the economy, which he shares with RealMoney Pro readers in his daily trading diary. This past week, Kass sees money in Munis,...
From: TheStreet | By: Doug Kass | Saturday, May 30, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Michael Kors got a taste of savvy window shoppers Friday when the CNBC "Fast Money" panel evaluated the embattled luxury fashion retailer and weighed in whether it was still a buy or sell opportunity for investors, as the stock...
From: TheStreet | By: Dawn Kawamoto | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Friday, May 29, 2015. Jon Hilsenrath looks outside the Fed for solutions to weak economic growth.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Updated from 6:58 a.m. NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, May 29: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were tipping slightly into negative territory as investors prepare for GDP data Friday morning. European stocks slid backward...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Some analysts say sensationalism and obsessive coverage have made the negotiations more difficult....
From: New York Times | By: JIM YARDLEY | Friday, May 29, 2015
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I'm trying to plan a trip to Sri Lanka with a pit stop on the way back to California, but due to work/ family stress (nothing unmanageable) I feel like I'm getting bogged down in the details. Help, please?I have a mandatory week off from work the week...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Everydayville | Friday, May 29, 2015
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For hundreds of migrants hoping to build a new life, access to Europe's richest countries lies on the other side of a metal fence surrounding the western Greek port of Patras....
From: Fox News | Friday, May 29, 2015
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When new app Frock Advisor asked me to take part in their Fashion Independents Day’ Grand Prix yesterday with the aim of visiting as many independent fashion stores in London as possible, garnering maximum retweets for the win, I was well up for it....
From: Style Bubble | By: susie | Friday, May 29, 2015
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What booms must eventually bust. Right?
From: The Awl | By: Brendan O'Connor | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Shortly after The Avengers: Age of Ultron hit theaters, there was already a video running through a slew of easter eggs from the film, moments that reference the comic books and the rest of the Marvel cinematic universe. And since the buzz of the superhero...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Friday, May 29, 2015
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German and French stocks dragged European shares to their biggest decline in a month amid investor concern Greece won't reach an agreement with creditors in time for a debt repayment.
From: Irish Independent | Saturday, May 30, 2015
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The United States warned last night of a possible accident for the world economy if Greece and its creditors missed their June deadlines to avert a debt default.
From: Irish Independent | Saturday, May 30, 2015
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The US and Japan pressed Greece and its European partners to resolve Athens' debt crisis and avoid rattling the Eurozone and the global economy.
From: Channel News Asia | Friday, May 29, 2015
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One of the oldest ‘bongs’, used to smoke opium and cannabis, have been unearthed in Russia. Believed to be used by Russian royalty and tribal chiefs, these ‘bongs’ are made from solid gold and are quite ornate. Construction workers putting up...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alap Naik Desai | Friday, May 29, 2015
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If you want to understand what's really happening in Greece and Ukraine, just follow the money...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Filed under: Market News, Economic Indicators, European Union, Transportation & Logistics Richard Drew/AP By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks closed lower Friday as data showed the economy contracted in the first quarter but indexes...
From: Daily Finance | By: Reuters | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Price points are untouchable.
From: Time | By: Brad Tuttle | Friday, May 29, 2015
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No brunch or dinner plans? These five spots listed below have you covered. From a restaurant debut to a restaurant’s “last supper,” here’s where you should be eating this weekend in and around Boston. Aeronaut Brewing Company 14...
From: BostInnovation | By: Marian White | Friday, May 29, 2015
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European stocks fall Friday, with investors wrapping up the week still unclear as to whether Greece and its creditors will be able to reach a deal over the country’s debt....
From: MarketWatch | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Brussels debt and deficit limits are too complex and do not take account of macroeconomic realities, says an IMF paper...
From: Telegraph | By: Mehreen Khan | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The United States warned on Friday of a possible accident for the world economy if Greece and its creditors miss their June deadlines to avert a debt default. Germany said there was no sign of a breakthrough. With Athens struggling to make repayments...
From: Voice of America | By: Reuters | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Finance ministers from the wealthiest democracies have renewed their calls on Greece to speed up its reform process so as to get its finances in order. Time is running out for Athens with more debt repayments looming.
From: Deutsche Welle | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Commitment overshadowed by continuing uncertainty about Greek debt deal
From: Irish Times | Friday, May 29, 2015
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The United States warned on Friday of a possible accident for the world economy if Greece and its creditors miss their June deadlines to avert a debt default.
From: The Economic Times | Friday, May 29, 2015
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There is no question that both Greece and Puerto Rico need to engage in belt-tightening to restore balance to their respective budgets. Considering that this needs to be done without the benefit of an independent monetary policy, both Greece and Puerto...
From: The American | By: Kaavya Ramesh | Friday, May 29, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The dollar strengthened slightly so far today, setting it up for a rise in the month of May, and oil was trading up as well. European stocks were trading slightly lower, as strong doubts linger over Greece's ability to meet its...
From: TheStreet | By: Bryan Ashenberg and Antonia Oprita | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Greek bank deposits fall to their lowest level in more than 10 years as concerns persist over the country's debt burden and possible euro exit.
From: BBC | Friday, May 29, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European markets slid backward Friday, gripped by pessimism about the chances of a resolution of the Greek debt crisis. International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde fueled the mass-grump with an admission to a German newspaper...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonathan Braude | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Ongoing concerns over Greece’s debt situation weighed on investors.
From: Women's Wear Daily | By: Nina Jones | Friday, May 29, 2015
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As one of the world's richest and most powerful economies, the European Union cannot let a member state drown in debt or crumble under austerity. Quite fairly, the EU is wary of setting a precedent. But its credibility is at stake with Greece, Don Pittis...
From: CBC | By: Don Pittis | Friday, May 29, 2015
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WILL Greece default on its debts and leave the euro? Will Britain decide to leave the European Union? Politicians in the two countries have threatened, implicitly or explicitly, to take these drastic steps if their European colleagues do not offer them...
From: The Economist | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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INVASIVE species are a menace. In the Mediterranean, poisonous pufferfish frequently turn up in fishermen’s nets. Summer swarms of stinging jellyfish close beaches as far west as Italy. And in the east, rabbitfish are eating most of the algae that...
From: The Economist | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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THE latest episode in Greece’s long-running economic drama is coming to a head. Since the victory of the radical-left Syriza party in the election of late January, Greece’s creditors and the new government headed by Alexis Tsipras have been exchanging...
From: The Economist | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Damned if you do, damned if you don't. Some euro zone countries are accusing the European Commission of giving Greece false hope of new loans for less reform effort, but they still want Brussels to find a way to keep a defiant Athens...
From: Reuters | Friday, May 29, 2015
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A Greek exit from the euro would not mark a return to the debt crisis of 2012, but it would create risks of contagion and change the nature of the monetary union, which was supposed to be permanent, a senior Moody's rating analyst has said.
From: Irish Independent | Friday, May 29, 2015
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We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Filed under: ETFs, Currency, Alternative Investment, Commodities & Futures, Economy Getty ImagesYou don't need to be a "gold bug" to see the value of mixing this precious metal into your portfolio. By Kira Brecht Gold is considered to be the world's...
From: Daily Finance | By: U.S. News | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Striking new buildings evoke our national heritage.
From: City Journal | By: Allan Greenberg | Friday, May 29, 2015
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HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks fell again Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off....
From: Denver Post | By: By Kelvin Chan AP Business Writer | Friday, May 29, 2015
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Athens is a paradoxical megalopolis that brings together, amid the concrete and the clay, some kind of European bygone sophistication, a mild Mediterranean softness and the most anarchic third-world chaos. Resting upon a very delicate and precarious...
From: New York Magazine | By: Maurizio Cattelan,Myriam Ben Salah | Friday, May 29, 2015
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks eased on Thursday as mixed messages about Greece's debt talks kept investor uncertainty high along with a sharp drop in Chinese shares after brokers tightened margin rules.
From: The Star Malaysia | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Batches of Hillary Clinton's email must be released by the U.S. State Department every 30 days starting next month, says a federal judge. Oh, this should be fun. Along with criticizing foreign policy hawks, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) casts himself as a conservationist...
From: Reason | By: J.D. Tuccille | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Due to busy life schedules, my family has begun cooking weekday meals in a big cooking session each weekend. We cook 'em, we freeze 'em and on worknights, we thaw 'em and we eat 'em. There are a lots of fantastic recipes for freezer meals in cookbooks...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: tabubilgirl | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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U.S. stocks are ending modestly lower following a sell-off in the Chinese market and concerns about an approaching deadline for Greece to make a debt payment.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are ending modestly lower following a sell-off in the Chinese market and concerns about an approaching deadline for Greece to make a debt payment.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell slightly Thursday, following a sell-off in the Chinese market and continued worries about the approaching debt payment deadline for cash-starved Greece.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Clearly Disney isn’t going to rest until every animated character in its stable has undergone a live-action remake. Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella have already been updated, and re-adaptations of Jungle Book, Beauty and the...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Chalk up another €5 billion in capital flight from Greece in April. Total eurozone exposure to Greek currency liabilities now sits at €115 Billion, not counting accelerated capital flight in recent weeks.The following two charts produced with data...
From: Global Economic Trend Analysis | By: Mike Mish Shedlock | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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