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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Monday, March 30: 1. -- U.S. stock futures are trending upward Monday as investors look to a short trading week with important economic data reports. European stocks rose on Monday as March...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Monday, March 30, 2015
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I told a friend about a SF story I'd read, but I can't find the title and author. the plot: a person working for a satellite company is mapping Greece, and comes up with the idea of following the most difficult route at any given point.This leads him...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: librosegretti | Monday, March 30, 2015
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All the latest economic and financial news, including developments around Greece’s debt negotiations and new eurozone unemployment and inflation dataLatest: UK growth revised higherGerman unemployment hits record lowEuro hit by Greek deadlockEconomist:...
From: The Guardian | By: Graeme Wearden | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Greece's bailout talks aren't going very well. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras addressed Greece's parliament late on Monday, but gave little new indication on a deal. Greece tentatively agreed to extend its current bailout back in February, but a lack...
From: Business Insider | By: Mike Bird | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Authors on Museums: the Villa Arbusto, on Ischia, transports its few visitors to Homer’s Greece. Adam Nicolson, author of “The Mighty Dead”, makes a private odyssey From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, March/April 2015 WHEN I FIRST came to the Villa...
From: More Intelligent Life | By: Anonymous | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Rise and shine, sleepyhead! It’s time for your morning salad. Er, that’s something you don’t hear very often. Fruit salad, sure. Vegetable salad, nope. But why not, I ask?? If breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, why do we never...
From: We are not Martha | By: Sues | Monday, March 30, 2015
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TOKYO: Asian stocks rose across the board early Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and steps by China to shore up its economy boosted risk appetite, while Greek debt worries again haunted the sagging euro.
From: The Star Malaysia | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and steps by China to shore up its economy boosted risk appetite, while Greek debt worries again haunted the sagging euro....
From: Reuters | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and steps by China to shore up its economy boosted risk appetite, while Greek debt worries again haunted the sagging euro.
From: Channel News Asia | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Greece's prime minister has spoken in parliament, saying the country needed a new debt restructuring deal. The IMF and EU are studying a list of reforms proposed by Athens in a bid to obtain a multi-billion euro loan.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, March 30, 2015
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A DEPRESSING NOTE ABOUT A DEPRESSING THING That's my favorite question Holly asks here in a long list of unanswered questions: why the hell did Alabama even bother with Jonathan Taylor in the first place? Because he's good at football isn't a good enough...
From: Every Day Should Be Saturday | By: Spencer Hall | Monday, March 30, 2015
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BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece will be unable to repay massive bailout debts without eventually restructuring them, the prime minister said, as pressure from lenders mounted on Athens to produce viabl…
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Monday, March 30, 2015
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BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its international creditors are still struggling to agree on a list of economic reforms that are deemed necessary for the country to unlock emergency funds and stay afloat.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Monday his government was ready to implement a deal struck with euro zone lenders in February but would not do it at any cost.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Blockade, stalemate, bluff: Just like in classical drama, it is hard to find a way out of the debt crisis, writes DW's Bernd Riegert - even if there is one.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, March 30, 2015
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I’ve had some conversations with senior male historians over the past few years that have troubled me. When talking about my work, or about the work of another women’s historian, some scholars apparently feel it’s OK to say “Oh, that’s why...
From: Historiann | By: Historiann | Monday, March 30, 2015
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All the latest economic and financial news, as the Greek government struggles to persuade its lenders to release much-needed funds before the eurozone crisis erupts againLatest: Merkel discusses Greek situationSummary: Talks resume, but no dealGermany:...
From: The Guardian | By: Graeme Wearden | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Banksters are out and about overlooking their pastoral acreage. The stock market is near new highs. Unemployment is heading lower and the Tea Party is in shambles. If you think about it, every single thing that Rick wants is being … Continued...
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Monday, March 30, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stock futures were setting up for a nice bounce to begin the week following a deluge of big pharma M&A deals on Monday morning.  S&P 500 futures added 0.49%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures climbed 0.6%, and Nasdaq...
From: TheStreet | By: Keris Alison Lahiff | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The Economic Journal was among the first journals to come into existence. This is the first article of the 125th anniversary issue. The remaining articles are from notable economists (e.g. Stiglitz, Heckman, and many more) discussing seminal work that...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Via Dave Lutz at JonesTrading, here's a quick guide to what traders are talking about this morning before the market open.  Good Morning! US Futures are starting off strong, with the S&P marked 40bp higher. Nasdaq is jumping over 60bp as the Semis...
From: Business Insider | By: Myles Udland | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Frankfurt (AFP) - Finger-pointing between Germany and Greece will only play into the hands of Europe's enemies, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Monday, pleading for the two countries to bury the hatchet."The only ones who profit from...
From: Business Insider | Monday, March 30, 2015
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LONDON (TheDeal) -- European stocks rose on Monday as March gains in eurozone economic sentiment and the business climate indicator added to confidence that the recovery is gathering pace. In London, the FTSE 100 was up 0.49% at 6,888.41, while in Paris,...
From: TheStreet | By: Renee Cordes | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"The government has not abandoned any claim regarding its aim to make the country's debt viable," Deputy Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas said.
From: The Economic Times | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Greece is set to present a series of proposals to international creditors in a bid to try to unblock a tranche of loans and avoid a debt default. Germany has said it is opposed to giving Athens any more loans.
From: Deutsche Welle | Monday, March 30, 2015
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it manageable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue.
From: The Star Malaysia | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it viable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue.
From: Channel News Asia | Monday, March 30, 2015
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it manageable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue....
From: Reuters | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The Greek government's ongoing crisis isn't looking much better at the start of the week. The government and representatives from the European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund were locked in negotiations over the weekend,...
From: Business Insider | By: Mike Bird | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Greece is in danger of sinking under the burden of its debt, putting repayments of about €500 bn owed in jeopardy
From: Irish Times | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Strawberries are in season, so take advantage of the sweet and juicy fruit with a healthy low-calorie dessert that tastes like oh-so-decadent strawberry cheesecake. It's made with a handful of ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen, so...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Source: ABC A reboot for Full House is reportedly in the works, '90s kids! Plenty of people call themselves Full House fans, but how much trivia do you know about the people and the stories behind the hit '90s show? Several of the show's stars have been...
From: BuzzSugar | By: Laura-Marie-Meyers | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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My earliest relationships all started online.
From: The Kernel | By: Marisa Kabas | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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What are some must-know names and works in current Greco-Roman classical studies scholarship? What are some hot topics, trends, new directions in the field?I'm a grad student in linguistics. Since I work on Greek and know Latin, I want to educate myself...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: zeri | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Lord Castlereagh lives in infamy as the target of the Romantic Poets' most vicious insults, but one biography tries to salvage his reputation. Was the statesman a scourge of liberalism or pragmatist of Enlightenment ideals?
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Joshua Lustig | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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In Michel Houellebecq’s uncannily timely new novel, the triumph of an Islamist government relieves the dreary banality that defines the secular France of the 21st century.
From: Open Letters Monthly | By: Jerry White | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.” But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of depression is simply too complex to follow a nice, neat storyline. In exploring the history...
From: The Art of Manliness | By: Brett and Kate McKay | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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It seems we cannot get away from kale. It is in smoothies, salads, sandwiches, ice cream and now it is at Starbucks. On Tuesday, the coffee chain will introduce three new Greek yogurt smoothie flavors to its range: Strawberry, Sweet Greens and Mango...
From: Mashable | By: Jenni Ryall | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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This is a good year:  Orthodox Pascha and Catholic Easter are on different days, so I can go to both liturgies.  My daughters and I, though not Orthodox, love the marathon of song, prayer, procession, and candlelight that begins on Holy Saturday and...
From: Internet Monk | By: Damaris Zehner | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Not long after the election victory, in late January, of the Greek anti-austerity party Syriza, I visited a crowded café in central Athens. The new prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, was unveiling his party’s program that day, and the café’s owners...
From: New Yorker | By: Anand Gopal | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Ireland has been targeted by a new Greek law that the country's government says is aimed at combating the nation's widespread corporate tax avoidance.
From: Irish Independent | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Thanks again to the readers who make the site what it is with the global eclectic mix of developing musicians. The readers choice for band of the month for March is… …from Greece – Lower Cut. Off My… (in post Band of the Month – March 2015...
From: The Hype Machine | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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In 2014, the Texas Rangers were the Greek tragedy of baseball. After losing in the World Series for two straight years, and then missing the playoffs on the last day of the regular season for the next two years, they entered the season looking to make...
From: Athletics Nation | By: Alex Hall | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker U.S. shares, while the dollar held to sizeable gains against a euro dogged by nerves over Greek debt negotiations.Crude oil prices continued declining as negotiations between Iran and world...
From: Channel News Asia | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Ireland has been targeted by a new Greek law that the country's government says is aimed at combating the nation's widespread corporate tax avoidance.
From: Irish Independent | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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TOKYO: Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker U.S. shares, while the dollar held to sizeable gains against a euro dogged by nerves over Greek debt negotiations.
From: The Star Malaysia | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker US shares, while the dollar held to sizeable gains against a euro dogged by nerves over Greek debt negotiations.
From: The Economic Times | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks sagged on Wednesday, taking their lead from weaker U.S. shares, while the dollar held to sizeable gains against a euro dogged by nerves over Greek debt negotiations....
From: Reuters | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Spain partly makes amends...over half a millennium later.[NOTE: This ain't no April Fool's Day post; see here, too.] We keep hearing this refrain that "the EU is finished" only to encounter so many counterexamples to silence the naysayers. Well after...
From: International Political Economy Zone | By: Emmanuel | Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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