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European bailout fund grants release of aid to Greece

The first tranche of the bailout package for Greece has been released. The European Stability Mechanism board approved the release of €26 billion ($29 billion) Wednesday after assemblies of creditor nations, including Germany, endorsed the package.

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Volatile Chinese markets drive nervous investors to offload

The Chinese stock market is registering a volatile trading pattern as investors became nervous about the future course of the market. The slowdown in the dragon country's economy growth has become a cause of concern for the investors.

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Venezuela's currency against US dollar tumbles 737%

The value of Venezuela's currency, the Bolivar, has nose-dived too fast and has now reached a point where it's worth less than a penny on the US dollar.

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Euro nations take a vote on Greece bailout ahead of crucial meetings

Greek is heading towards a third round of bailout package when the crisis-hit nation is about to make repayment of euro 3.2billion to the European Central Bank. The third bailout plan for ailing Greece economy is creating tremors in the European Union (EU). German's decision is crucial on Wednesday.

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Puerto Rico responds to fiscal crisis with a regressive tax that could hurt country's bottom line, poor people

Puerto Rico is jacking up its sales tax in a bid to address its fiscal problems. This is considered a regressive move that could ultimately hurt the country's bottom line and its countless poor people.

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Financial Struggle: Fidel Castro shares his biggest regrets

Citigroup executive and author of "Banker to the World" Bill Rhodes revealed some of the biggest financial regrets of revolutionary and Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

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Japan's 0.4% deflated economy, assault to 'Abenomics'

Japan's economy has been facing tough times when its economy began to contract by 0.4% in the year's second quarter. It was an official data shown on Monday emphasizing how the prime minister's 'Abenomics' growth program doesn't work.

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India recruits private sector executives to head state bank reforms

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recruited executives from the private sector to head two of the biggest state-owned banks, making it the first such appointments in a wide-range reform strategy to challenge the dominant but often inefficient lenders backed by the government.

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China requires bold structural reforms for new sources of growth: IMF

Though China's growth rate is slowing down, the world's second-largest economy can bounce back to regain the momentum and manage the risks involved, observes International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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Despite jobless claims up, US 4-week average at 15-year low

The last week witnessed a sudden jump in new applications for unemployment benefits while the four-week average showing a healthy situation in the job market as it touched a record low since 15 April 2000.

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Scott Walker approves $250M Bucks Arena

Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin signed a bill on Tuesday allowing $250 million of taxpayer's money to help fund an arena that would replace the almost three-decade-old Bradley Center.

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The New 10: Eleanor Roosevelt leads survey as the new face for $10 bill

Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt is the preferred by a majority of Americans to be featured in the $10 bill, expected to be circulating in the year 2020, according to a recent survey done by The Marist Poll.

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Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton to propose a college affordability program worth $350B

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will unveil a college affordability plan which will make college education more accessible to students, and will reduce the interest rates on student's existing loans.

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Fed rate hike seen with steady July jobs growth

Based on the July jobs data, the United States may be headed for an interest rate hike, a sign the economy is in good health.

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Fed's Fischer says US inflation rate temporarily low while labor market is on a rebound

Federal Reserve's Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer stated that although the US has achieved almost full employment, inflation is temporarily low.

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