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Windfall means 'moment of reckoning' for Yahoo CEO

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer faces a $10 billion decision in a few months.
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Oil Warning: The Crash Could Be the Worst in More Than 45 Years

Oil Warning: The Crash Could Be the Worst in More Than 45 Years | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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Apple Plunge Erases $38 Billion

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Yellen Says Rate Rise Likely in 2015

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said prospects are good for further improvement in the labor market and the economy, keeping the central bank on track for an interest-rate increase in 2015.

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Greece is just a bad poker player

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Former Greek finance minister Varoufakis wrote the book on bluffing, but he made two huge mistakes, says "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian.
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Greece bailout agreement: the key points

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After a marathon summit the 19 eurozone leaders have seen off the prospects of Grexit. Here are the main points agreed upon
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The Chinese Stock Meltdown That Makes the Greece Saga Look Trivial

The Chinese Stock Meltdown That Makes the Greece Saga Look Trivial | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index has lost 28 percent since its peak on June 12, the worst selloff in two decades. About $3.9 trillion in market valuation has evaporated, more than the total annual output of Germany—the world’s fourth-largest economy—and 16 times Greece’s gross domestic product. The benchmark is still up 82 percent in the past year, the most among the world’s major markets.
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Kobe Bryant wins the NBA's emoji battle with two perfect tweets

Kobe Bryant wins the NBA's emoji battle with two perfect tweets | EconMatters | Scoop.it
He wanted to see what the fuss was all about.
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IMF Cuts World Growth Outlook

IMF Cuts World Growth Outlook | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The IMF cut its forecast for global growth this year, citing a weaker first quarter in the U.S. and warning that financial-market turbulence from China to Greece clouds the outlook.
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Tsipras Begins Brussels Campaign to Keep Greece Inside the Euro

Tsipras Begins Brussels Campaign to Keep Greece Inside the Euro | EconMatters | Scoop.it

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is in Brussels for what could be a last chance to secure a rescue from European leaders and keep his country in the euro.

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Taiwan military parade remembers Nationalist victory in Sino-Japan war

Taiwan military parade remembers Nationalist victory in Sino-Japan war | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwan's president said on Saturday it was Nationalist Chinese forces which won the war against Japan as he sought to challenge Beijing's official line which overwhelmingly focuses on the heroics of
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Tsipras Is Learning From Merkel Who’s the Boss

Tsipras Is Learning From Merkel Who’s the Boss | EconMatters | Scoop.it

Alexis Tsipras is flouting the cardinal rule of political survival in Europe: don’t displease Angela Merkel.

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Oil Rigs Left Idling Turn Caribbean Into Expensive Parking Lot

Oil Rigs Left Idling Turn Caribbean Into Expensive Parking Lot | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Get fascinating news about space, health, climate, power and new scientific discoveries. Read about how global sustainability impacts the economy, climate & environment.
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Commodity Rout Extends Toward 13-Year Low as Gold Shunned on Fed

Commodity Rout Extends Toward 13-Year Low as Gold Shunned on Fed | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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China stocks tumble 3% despite better GDP

China stocks tumble 3% despite better GDP | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chinese stocks fell Wednesday even as economic growth surpassed Beijing's expectations.
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50 Cent files for bankruptcy

50 Cent files for bankruptcy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Days after a jury ordered Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson to pay a woman who sued over a sex tape, the rapper has filed for bankruptcy.
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Twitter denounces new bailout agreement using #ThisIsACoup hashtag

Twitter denounces new bailout agreement using #ThisIsACoup hashtag | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Twitter has denounced the new austerity measures to be imposed on Greece in exchange for a third bailout as a “coup” by European leaders.
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Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83

Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star dies aged 83 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Actor Omar Sharif, best known for classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, dies aged 83.
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Greeks spend in droves, afraid of losing savings

Greeks spend in droves, afraid of losing savings | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Greeks have been using their debit cards to buy anything tangible that can hold its value in troubled times. The New York Times reports.
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Greece Faces Euro Exit Unless Demands Accepted by Sunday

Greece Faces Euro Exit Unless Demands Accepted by Sunday | EconMatters | Scoop.it

European leaders talked openly about a Greek exit from the euro ahead of a weekend summit on the country’s economic future, breaking dramatically with years of denial about the possibility.

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Greece debt crisis: Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns

Greece debt crisis: Finance Minister Varoufakis resigns | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resigns, hours after voters back his policy of rejecting creditors’ demands for more austerity.
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With a fifth of votes counted, 61% of Greeks backed Tsipras by voting “no”

Greeks voted against accepting further austerity in exchange for a new European bailout, increasing the chances of the country having to abandon the euro and plunging its economy deeper into an abyss.

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Crude dips on first oil rig jump since December

Crude dips on first oil rig jump since December | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Drillers added 12 oil rigs to U.S. fields in the last week, snapping a 29-week streak of declines.
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