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Argentina Default - Business Insider

businessinsider.com — If Argentina does not come to an agreement about how it will pay over $1.3 billion worth of sovereign debt due to a group of hedge fund credits by 5:00 pm EST tonight, it will go into default.Indeed, Standard and Poors has already cut the country's rating to "selective default" - meaning the country has chosen to renege on some of its payments, but not all of them.
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Snapchat Alibaba Funding - Business Insider

businessinsider.com — Snapchat may be raising a boatload of money, but the investment probably won't come from Alibaba, four sources with knowledge of the situation separately told Business Insider.Alibaba was named by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg as a potential investor in a new round of financing that could value Snapchat at $10 billion.
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It’s debunk o’clock! Highly unlikely Alibaba will invest in Snapchat. businessinsider.com/snapchat-aliba… (by @ajs)

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RT @jyarow: DEBUNKER SCOOP FROM @AJS: Alibaba “highly unlikely” to invest in Snapchat businessinsider.com/snapchat-aliba…

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RT @jyarow: DEBUNKER SCOOP FROM @AJS: Alibaba “highly unlikely” to invest in Snapchat businessinsider.com/snapchat-aliba…

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@jyarow: DEBUNKER SCOOP FROM @AJS: Alibaba “highly unlikely” to invest in Snapchat businessinsider.com/snapchat-aliba…

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RT @jyarow: DEBUNKER SCOOP FROM @AJS: Alibaba “highly unlikely” to invest in Snapchat businessinsider.com/snapchat-aliba…

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Goldman Make A Wish Internship

businessinsider.com — Goldman Sachs is helping a California teenager battling cancer live out his dream of being an investment banker.Last December, Terry "Tre" Grinner, 17, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. His mom wrote a letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation-a national children's charity that grants wishes of kids with life-threatening medical conditions-explaining how her son's dream is to work on Wall Street.
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RT @SallyPancakes: Goldman Sachs Is Granting A Teen Cancer Patient's Wish To Be An Investment Banker For A Week businessinsider.com/goldman-make-a… via @clusterstock

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RT @SallyPancakes: Goldman Sachs Is Granting A Teen Cancer Patient's Wish To Be An Investment Banker For A Week businessinsider.com/goldman-make-a… via @clusterstock

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RT @LaenaFallon: RT @GoldmanSachs: Goldman Sachs Is Granting A Teen Cancer Patient's Wish To Be An Investment Banker For A Week businessinsider.com/goldman-make-a… via...

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Next time you hear someone complaining about Wall Street, and how out-of-touch it is, point them to this piece: read.bi/1zveEju

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Teens Light Themselves On Fire For Fame

businessinsider.com — Forget the town pool or weekend trips to the beach.

Wireless Guru Joins Microsoft Board

businessinsider.com — Microsoft has added a new board member to its ranks: John Stanton. Stanton is known as one of the early pioneers of the wireless telecom industry.A billionaire by age 50, he started in the wireless cell phone business with Craig McCaw back in 1982.
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RT @Julie188: Microsoft Just Nabbed A Mobile Industry Guru For Its Board Of Directors (MSFT) read.bi/1u1ljig

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John Stanton of Mccaw RT @Julie188: Microsoft Just Nabbed A Mobile Industry Guru For Its Board Of Directors (MSFT) read.bi/1u1ljig

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Microsoft Just Nabbed A Mobile Industry Guru For Its Board Of Directors (MSFT) read.bi/1u1ljig

Charles Barkley: There Are Only 5 Real Jobs In The World

businessinsider.com — Charles Barkley went on the Mike Missanelli radio show in Philadelphia last week and talked about his philosophy on life.He revealed some interesting things about himself, like he never lets anyone buy him a drink because no one bought him drinks when he was poor, and he always talks to random strangers who come up to him because most of them are really good people.
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Charles Barklley says there are five real jobs in the world: teacher, fireman, policeman, doctor and soldier businessinsider.com/charles-barkle…

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"I tell people, when I die I want to just say, 'Man, this has been amazing.'" businessinsider.com/charles-barkle…

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Sir Charles says there are 5 real jobs: "teacher, policeman, fireman, doctor, soldier." businessinsider.com/charles-barkle…

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"when I die I want to just say, 'Man, this has been amazing'" - charles barkley, american hero businessinsider.com/charles-barkle…

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Charles Barkley on why life is awesome. Everyone should read this. businessinsider.com/charles-barkle…

Neil deGrasse Tyson Believes In GMOs

businessinsider.com — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, perhaps the country's most famous scientist, has a message for critics of genetically modified foods: "Chill out."In a video we first saw at Mother Jones, he answers a question, asked in French, that roughly translates to: "What do you think about genetically modified plants?"
Jul 30, 2014

He is smart, and I respect his views, but I don't think that he was asked the right question here and he... read.bi/1s5yTRB

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Neil deGrasse Tyson makes some valid points about cross-pollination and hybrids existing for centuries.... read.bi/1s5yiPT

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Wow! Both guns! MT @fedira: I am really glad @neiltyson said "chill out" so I had the chance to use this image read.bi/1n4bUks

The Sexiest Developers Alive!

businessinsider.com — When one thinks of a stereotypical programmer, what comes to mind is likely a nerdy, glasses-wearing introvert. At Business Insider, we're breaking that stereotype by proving that programmers can be beautiful, too. We've done our research and sought out the most attractive programmers and developers, and we even held an open nomin ation proces s (and we received some smokin' hot nominees).
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RT @evacide: Please enjoy this list of "The Sexiest Developers Alive." And by "enjoy," I mean "set it on fire." businessinsider.com/the-sexiest-de…

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RT @csoghoian: One of Business Insider's "sexiest developers alive" is a teenager still in high school. businessinsider.com/the-sexiest-de…

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An annual tradition here at @sai: Our interns assemble a list of the sexiest developers in the world: businessinsider.com/the-sexiest-de…

China Water Pollution Photos

businessinsider.com — If you woke up tomorrow and suddenly discovered that your local river had turned blood red and that a awful, caustic smell had permeated your air, you would be pretty alarmed, right?

Yahoo Shareholders Are Losing Their Patience With Marissa Mayer

businessinsider.com — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has lost one of her biggest defenders.Eric Jackson, founder and managing partner of hedge fund Ironfire Capital, has a blistering post at Forbes ripping Mayer and her run as CEO. "I think many large Yahoo shareholders are frustrated with her performance as CEO," Jackson told us over Twitter direct message.

Stephen Colbert 'The Hobbit' Speech

businessinsider.com — When the "The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies" Comic-Con panel opened, there may have been no bigger fan in attendance than TV host Stephen Colbert. Colbert - whose "Lord of the Rings" fanhood landed him a cameo in "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" - opened the panel by giving a heartfelt and geektastic speech about his love of J.R.R.
Jul 30, 2014

Stephen Colbert Gave A Heartwarming, Geektastic Speech During 'The Hobbit' Panel At Comic-Con businessinsider.com/stephen-colber… via @BI_Entertain

Q2 GDP Report July 30

businessinsider.com — The initial estimate for second quarter GDP is set for release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis at 8:30 am ET.Expectations are for GDP to grow 3% annualized in the second quarter. The latest estimate from the BEA for the first quarter showed that the economy contracted at a rate of 2.9%.

Worst Bad Beat Ever At World Series Of Poker

businessinsider.com — Might be the worst bad bead ever.

CA's Openly Gay Governor: 'I Wish My Parents Could See'

businessinsider.com — California State Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D) is serving as acting governor for about eight hours Wednesday, making her the state's first openly gay governor. In a statement to Business Insider, Atkins shared her thoughts about the historic moment. "I wish my parents could see this.

Jane Goodall: Man's Closest Animal Relatives Face Extinction

businessinsider.com — The world's great apes face extinction within decades, renowned chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall warned Tuesday in a call to arms to ensure man's closest relatives are not wiped out."If we don't take action the great apes will disappear, because of both habitat destruction as well as trafficking," Goodall told AFP in an interview in Nairobi.
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"If we don't take action the great apes will disappear, because of both habitat destruction as well as trafficking" read.bi/1uEkXCj

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