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Puerto Rico defaults on debt repayment in first for a US commonwealth

theguardian.com — Puerto Rico missed its first debt repayment on Monday, the first time the troubled US commonwealth has failed to pay its bills. The island paid just $628,000 toward a $58m debt due to creditors of its Public Finance Corporation.

Drinks giant Diageo under investigation for artificially boosting sales figures

theguardian.com — Smirnoff and Johnnie Walker drinks giant Diageo is reportedly being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations it tried to artificially boost sales figures by shipping excess inventory to distributors. Sending more cases to distributors than they have ordered could potentially have allowed Diageo to report increased sales and shipments.

Donald Trump is already president - of 457 firms, FEC filing reveals

theguardian.com — If the former reality TV star and billionaire landlord Donald Trump somehow becomes president of the United States, it would be his 458th presidency, according to the most detailed accounting of his still mysterious fortune.
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New York stock exchange reopens after 'technical issue' forced shutdown

theguardian.com — The New York stock exchange reopened on Wednesday afternoon after a more than three-and-a-half-hour shutdown caused by a still unexplained "internal technical issue". Trading restarted at 3.10pm local time after all NYSE-listed stocks, worth a combined $28tn, were suspended at 11.32am because of technical problem which the authorities said was not a cyber attack or the result of criminal activity.

New York Stock Exchange suspends trading after technical glitch

theguardian.com — The New York Stock Exchange halted trading in all securities on Wednesday morning. The exchange posted the news on its website, saying "additional information will follow as soon as possible." The halt began at 11.32am ET. A technical issue caused the trading halt, Reuters reported, citing a source.

Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs as it takes $7.6bn loss on mobile phone business

theguardian.com — Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it is cutting 7,800 jobs and taking a loss of $7.6bn on its money-losing mobile phone business. The cuts add to the roughly 12,500 jobs eliminated in the past year from the Nokia phone business that Microsoft bought for $7.3bn in 2012.
Jul 08, 2015

Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs as it takes loss of $7.6bn on mobile phone business gu.com/p/4aftd/stw

BP Set To Pay Largest Environmental Fine in US History for Gulf Oil Spill

motherjones.com — This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. BP has agreed to pay a record environmental fine of $18.7 billion to settle legal actions brought by the US and several states over the fatal 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Jul 02, 2015

RT @MotherJones: BP Set To Pay Largest Environmental Fine in US History for Gulf Oil Spill mojo.ly/1JBeyfy

Jul 02, 2015

BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history over oil spill motherjones.com/environment/20…

BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill

theguardian.com — BP has agreed to pay a record environmental fine of $18.7bn to settle legal actions brought by the US and several states over the fatal 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Jul 02, 2015

BP to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill gu.com/p/4ab4a/stw

Jul 02, 2015

RT @GuardianUS: BP set to pay largest environmental fine in US history for Gulf oil spill trib.al/QEEPnQ0

Jul 02, 2015

BP has agreed to pay a record environmental fine of $18.7bn to settle legal actions over Deepwater oil spill theguardian.com/environment/20…

Jul 02, 2015

BP will pay $18.7bn – the largest environmental fine in US history – for Gulf oil spill gu.com/p/4ab4a via @guardian

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Fox News boss Roger Ailes renews contract to remain CEO and chairman

theguardian.com — Roger Ailes - the powerhouse executive behind Fox News - has signed a new multi-year contract with 21st Century Fox that will see him continuing in his role as chairman and CEO the channels. The move comes after it appeared Ailes was losing his grip on Fox.

'I'm really rich': Donald Trump reveals $9bn fortune during campaign launch

theguardian.com — Donald Trump, the billionaire real estate mogul, valued his fortune at $9bn as he officially entered the race for the White House. Related: Donald Trump the latest Republican to announce run for US president Publishing the most detailed summary of his financial worth in years, Trump said his portfolio of hotels, other properties and media assets, including Miss Universe, was worth over $8.7bn, once liabilities were removed.
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Aug 03, 2015

RT @KathViner: The Guardian is looking for a wealth correspondent to cover the super-rich and the wealth gap: gnm.taleo.net/careersection/…

Aug 03, 2015

RT @adamjodonnell: When I hear "I don't want SF to turn into Manhattan", I wonder if the person has ever in their life been to Manhattan.

Jul 30, 2015

@stuartmillar159 was it @fcage's shorts that did it in the end? Hounded u from NYC. Will miss u terribly. x

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