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Journalist and TV News Host — Bloomberg News
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bloomberg.com — Emanuella Enenajor, Canada and U.S. economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, has some bad news for the Canadian economy. In light of the collapse in oil prices, she says, Canada is relying on a resurgent U.S. economy in order to provide a boost to exports and spur investment in activities that aren't related to commodities.
businessinsider.com — Critics of financial reform have repeatedly argued that in the end, this will benefit the big boys, like Goldman Sachs. Well, here's more grist for the mill. On his conference call with private wealth management clients, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein addressed financial reform. He's not worried.
businessinsider.com — In an op-ed in The Washington Post, Fed Chair Ben Bernanke explains his latest move: Here's the key part: Unfortunately, the job market remains quite weak; the national unemployment rate is nearly 10 percent, a large number of people can find only part-time work, and a substantial fraction of the unemployed have been out of work six months or longer.
businessinsider.com — The media's got an unlimited appetite right now for "sad guy on trading floor" pictures to accompany sad market news. Yesterday, Wonkette analyzed the different types of pictures making the rounds. But really, why do we even need words to go along with these images?
news.stlpublicradio.org — The eurozone's top official on Monday effectively gave Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to the country's bailout program, a proposal Athens has so far rejected stridently. Greece and its eurozone creditors have been at an impasse over how to lighten the country's bailout loans.
kcur.org — The eurozone's top official on Monday effectively gave Greece an ultimatum to request an extension to the country's bailout program, a proposal Athens has so far rejected stridently. Greece and its eurozone creditors have been at an impasse over how to lighten the country's bailout loans.
businessinsider.com — There's no question that Obama and the Democrats will invest heavily in green, clean energy, particularly the varieties liberals love (no nuclear, no "clean" coal). But it's not as though he'll be the first to use government to push these alternative energies.
businessweek.com — In decisive fashion, Greece has voted for the radical left-wing SYRIZA party, which is eager to stop the current bailout scheme and renegotiate a deal that's more favorable for the Greek economy. In the next several days and weeks, we'll learn a lot more about the implication of the vote, and what new leader Alexis Tsipras is capable of accomplishing.
origin-www.businessweek.com — Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images Syriza's Alexis Tsipras addresses supporters. Greece is about to go to the polls to elect a new government, and virtually everybody expects that the left-wing SYRIZA party will be victorious.
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