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Chevron Hunts for Answers on Why Big Foot Stumbled Before Start — An equipment failure that's delayed Chevron Corp.'s $5.1 billion Big Foot deepwater oil project will reduce the company's production target by less than 25,000 barrels a day in 2017, the company said.

Carlyle’s Youngkin Feels Short Next to Blackstone’s ‘Wizards’ — What's it like competing for real-estate assets with Blackstone Group LP, the world's largest property investor? Hard enough to make a tall man feel like he's up against a pro basketball team. "Our competitors at Blackstone have a wonderful real-estate business, they're very much the standard of the industry," Glenn Youngkin, Carlyle Group Inc.'s president, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television.

Quebec’s Caisse Interested in Buying Some GE Capital Assets — Michael Sabia, chief executive officer of Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, said the pension fund is interested in buying assets from GE Capital, General Electric Co.'s finance unit. "Parts of GE Capital present interesting opportunities, and that is something that we are thinking about and that we are looking at," Sabia said in an interview Thursday with Bloomberg Television.

Here's Who's Hiring and Firing on Wall Street — Wall Street keeps shrinking. The six biggest U.S. banks, squeezed by regulation and constrained by the sluggish global economy, cut more than 4,000 jobs in the first quarter. Three firms, Wells Fargo & Co., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, added positions over the first three months of the 2015.

Dimon Says Government Deficits, Spending Are New Global Risk — Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. government's estimated $1.5 trillion deficit and record government spending around the world are the biggest potential threats to the global economy, JPMorgan Chase & Co. Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon said. "I'm not just talking about just the United States," Dimon said in an interview on Bloomberg Television in Davos, Switzerland today.

Greece’s Varoufakis counting on ECB to avoid March default — Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said he's counting on the European Central Bank to help the country avert default when it runs out of money next month, while bank deposits are also starting to flow back.

Varoufakis counts on Draghi to avoid Greek default in March — Varoufakis, an economics professor at the University of Athens, spoke from his office on the sixth floor in the finance ministry, which lies opposite the Greek Parliament in Syntagma square, scene of demonstrations during the economic crisis. In the elections of Jan. 25, he got more votes than any other candidate in any Greek district.

Greek Yields Would Drop to 1% After Debt Deal, Varoufakis Says — (Bloomberg) -- Greece's borrowing costs would plunge to those of other euro area nations if it can agree with international creditors over growth and its debt sustainability, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said. Greece's benchmark 10-year bonds yielded 8.86 percent, down from as high as 11.4 percent on Feb.

Varoufakis Counts On ECB to Stave Off Greek Default Next Month — (Bloomberg) -- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said he's counting on the European Central Bank to help the country avert default when it runs out of money next month, while bank deposits are also starting to flow back. The government must make a payment to the International Monetary Fund in March.

Europe QE, Lower Oil Price Ultimately Good for Brazil, Levy Says — The drop in oil prices and additional economic stimulus in Europe will be "ultimately" positive for Brazil, the country's Finance Minister Joaquim Levy said.
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Jun 30, 2015

Tonight, with a storm about to soak Athens, the pro-EU, #Greferendum YES forces mass outside the Greek parliament

Jun 29, 2015

Someone asked me earlier how big this rally/protest in Athens was. We estimate it grew to 12,000. A decent size.

Jun 29, 2015

It's a beautiful evening for a pro-government rally. The sun sets (not metaphorically...yet) over…

Jun 29, 2015

This pro-government (i.e. #Greferendum NO vote) protest happening now in front of the Greek parliament in Athens

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