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Greece Will Repay ECB, IMF, Reach Deal With EU, Tsipras Says

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sought to repair relations with the country's creditors after a week-long selloff in bonds and stocks, triggered by his pledge to end the country's bailout agreement.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @business: Greek Prime Minister: We will repay ECB, IMF debts and reach a deal with EU bloom.bg/1Kg3Aua pic.twitter.com/upINHrhRdy

Jan 31, 2015

Greece will repay the ECB and IMF and reach a deal with the EU, Tsipras Says. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Why Mitt Romney Thinks He Can Win (and Jeb Bush Can't)

bloomberg.com — The data is in. For Mitt Romney, it is time to decide. According to people familiar with the thinking of the two-time presidential candidate, Romney has now gathered all the information he needs to reach a conclusion about whether to run a third time.
Jan 30, 2015

Hmm. Romney sees Bush "as a non-entity in the 2016 nomination contest" & a "small-time businessman" bloomberg.com/politics/featu…

Jan 30, 2015

Idea that simply talking about Mormon pastoral work wld've have persuaded voters Romney “cares about people” is nuts. bloomberg.com/politics/featu…

Jan 30, 2015

Denial not just a river in Egypt "Romney World discounts notion tht these leads are based simply on name recognition" bloomberg.com/politics/featu…

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New York City Tabloid Warrior’s Job Prospects Are Murderous

bloomberg.com — (Find this column at NI DAYSWORK.) By Tom Moroney (Bloomberg) -- Eeep! A news alert lands in his smartphone: possible double homicide in Times Square. New York Daily News reporter Kerry Burke is a half-hour away, perched atop a 250- foot cliff as an inferno swallows the New Jersey apartment building where Yankees announcer John Sterling lives.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @Maghielse: Here's a cool story on what it's like to be a good 'ol fashioned newspaper reporter chasing crime & gossip in NYC http://t.c…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @SitkaWriter: profile of veteran Daily News reporter, and @BowdoinCollege grad, Kerry Burke bloom.bg/15OHvp8 (part of a great series @TMoroney)

Jan 30, 2015

A race through New York's night poetry, @TMoroney joins a tabloid runner from inferno to homicide scene: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @joelmsiegel: He's the heartbeat of @NYDN. Must-read profile of legendary street reporter and all-around good guy Kerry Burke: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Citigroup Removed Its Swiss Franc Hedge at the Worst Possible Time

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Citigroup Inc.'s loss on a surge in the Swiss franc this month was exacerbated by the bank's decision to let protections against currency swings lapse a week earlier, according to people with knowledge of the situation.
Jan 31, 2015

Bloomberg decided to become Upworthy. You'll never guess what happened next. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 31, 2015

RT @ObsoleteDogma: Citi stopped hedging against the Swiss franc appreciating, and a week later, well, you know bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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The NFL’s Trashtalker of Truth

bloomberg.com — PHOENIX - The first thing you learn being in town during Super Bowl week is that this time of year makes everyone insane. There hasn't been a single story-not a single shrug-that hasn't been blown up into something massive since I got here.
Jan 31, 2015

Meet perhaps the most outspoken player in sports.The NFL’s Trashtalker of Truth. ow.ly/IglCj

Jan 30, 2015

Agreed completely w/ @WilliamLeitch's column. I've said for a while, @RSherman_25 is #NFL's most important voice. bloomberg.com/politics/featu…

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Podemos Looks to Capture Tsipras Momentum to Oust Rajoy

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Thousands of supporters of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos converged on Madrid today to kick off a year of campaigning they hope will end with the ouster of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.

Renzi-Backed Candidate Mattarella Elected Italian President

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Matteo Renzi's candidate Sergio Mattarella was elected president marking a victory for the Italian premier who managed to keep his party united and overcome tensions within the governing coalition. Mattarella, 73, a Constitutional Court judge and former defense minister, was elected by lawmakers and regional delegates in the fourth ballot Saturday with 665 votes in favor, 160 more than the required majority.

Mitt Romney to Formally Announce Third Run for Presidency

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Jan 30, 2015

Wow. “@mattbai: Interesting correction here. Bloomberg apparently now using Daily Beast as its source for stories...bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @mattbai: Interesting correction here. Bloomberg apparently now using Daily Beast as its source for stories...bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @mattbai: Interesting correction here. Bloomberg apparently now using Daily Beast as its source for stories...bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @mattbai: Interesting correction here. Bloomberg apparently now using Daily Beast as its source for stories...bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

Interesting correction here. Bloomberg apparently now using Daily Beast as its source for stories...bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Putin Fingerprints Seen All Over Surprise Interest-Rate Reversal

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- The message to some Russia watchers from Friday's surprise interest-rate cut is clear: Start listening more to President Vladimir Putin's aides about monetary policy and stop paying too much attention to central bankers. Here's the key evidence.
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Putin’s Dancing Daughter Said to Run Fund Backed by Dad’s Allies

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Russian executives close to Vladimir Putin are backing an ambitious startup incubator and science center next to Moscow State University that may prove lucrative. Given the nature of Russian business under Putin, that's not a huge surprise.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @Dawisha: Putin’s Dancing Daughter Said to Run Fund Backed by Dad’s Allies bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @business

Jan 30, 2015

RT @maxseddon: Amazing work by @world_reporter and co. to track down the Putin's dancing daughter story. Bravo! bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

RT @ARothNYT: "Katerina Tikhonova is Putin’s youngest child according to four people familiar with the matter" says Bloomberg bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

"Katerina Tikhonova is Putin’s youngest child according to four people familiar with the matter" says Bloomberg bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

Great piece. Putin’s Dancing Daughter Said to Run Fund Backed by Dad’s Allies bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @business

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Dollar Rises 7th Month as Global Easing Burnishes U.S. Assets

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- The dollar pushed its winning streak to seven straight months for the first time in a decade as a wave of easing by the world's major central banks enhanced the appeal of U.S. assets. The euro posted its biggest monthly decline since September 2011 after the European Central Bank's announcement of sovereign-bond purchases on Jan.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @pdacosta: Mighty U.S. Dollar Posts 7th Straight Months of Gains For First Time in a Decade bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 31, 2015

Mighty U.S. Dollar Posts 7th Straight Months of Gains For First Time in a Decade bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

How Greece Could Run Out of Cash and What Draghi Can Do About It

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- As talks between Greece's new government and its euro-area partners turn confrontational, Mario Draghi may soon find himself with an unpleasant dilemma. The European Central Bank president controls the last source of funding that euro area lenders turn to when they've been denied money everywhere else.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @johnfraher: “Greece will have no choice but to issue its own currency" if Draghi turns off ELA bloomberg.com/news/articles/… @business pic.twitter.com/xyZkvswFTW

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Wall Street Gears Up as White House Pushes Retirement-Fund Rules

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Top financial lobbyists converged on the White House last week in a failed bid to forestall an administration plan that would impose new rules on brokers who manage trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement accounts. At issue is a Labor Department proposal to require brokers to act in their retirement clients' best interest, a standard known as fiduciary duty.
Jan 31, 2015

Bloomberg - Wall Street Gears Up as White House Pushes Retirement-Fund Rules bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

Massive dog fight to increase the standard Wall Street is held to in managing client retirement assets bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jan 30, 2015

Wall Street gears up as White House pushes 401k rule bloom.bg/1DfOfqP brokers resist rule to act in clients' best interests

Jan 30, 2015

RT @sabrush: Wall Street Gears Up as White House Pushes Retirement-Fund Rules bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Greek Markets Dive as Syriza Digs In to Fight Austerity

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Greece's government bonds and stock market plunged in the week after the election of Syriza, the political party whose vow to renegotiate debt obligations and roll back austerity measures has sparked an investor flight.

Alibaba Finance Arm Said to Plan 2016 Initial Public Offering

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.'s finance affiliate, which runs China's biggest e-commerce payments business, is planning an initial public offering next year, according to people familiar with the matter. Zhejiang Ant Small & Micro Financial Services Group Co. has an estimated value of about $50 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private.
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Cheap Oil Burns $390 Billion Hole in Investors' Pockets

bloomberg.com — (Bloomberg) -- Investors have a message for suffering U.S. oil drillers: We feel your pain. They've pumped more than $1.4 trillion into the oil and gas industry the past five years as oil prices averaged more than $91 a barrel. The cash infusion helped push U.S.
Jan 30, 2015

The oil crash is: at the pump, great; in the 401K? Not so much -- bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @business @asjylyn and Elizabeth Dexheimer

Jan 30, 2015

RT @business: Cheap oil has burned a $390 billion hole in investors' pockets bloom.bg/1EUrhXH

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New Iowa Poll: Romney Would Have Faced Many Campaign Hurdles

bloomberg.com — Mitt Romney would have faced numerous challenges in the presidential nomination lead-off state of Iowa if he had decided to enter the 2016 presidential contest, a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows.
Jan 31, 2015

RT @BBGVisualData: The decision is in. Romney is out. And Jeb has some big, job-creating shoes to fill. bloom.bg/1CHWKgr pic.twitter.com/OO9P5RDwPl

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