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European markets slip, with focus on geopolitics Europe's main stock markets began the week in negative territory on Monday as cautious investors tracked geopolitical developments in Ukraine and the Middle East. Investor sentiment remains clouded by the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine la
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 11:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russian stocks, ruble fall over Ukraine crisis Russian stock markets fell on Monday as investors expressed alarm at the escalating crisis in Ukraine following the Malaysian plane disaster and the prospects of tougher sanctions doing more damage to the Russian economy. Moscow's ruble-denominated M
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 10:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Poland to challenge EU ban on menthol cigarettes By Wiktor Szary WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will appeal to Europe's top court over a European Union ban on flavored tobacco products, saying it will be unfairly affected as one of the region's biggest consumers and producers of menthol cigarettes.
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mobile demand helps lift Taiwan exports 10.6% in June Taiwan's export orders in June rose 10.6 percent year-on-year to a 17-month high, largely boosted by continuing strong demand for electronic products, the government said Monday. Export orders totalled $38.82 billion in June after the highest on-year
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality The Florida Republican, with one eye on the White House, tells NPR's Morning Edition that there's a role for government to play in opening access to higher education and job training. | Jul 21, 2014 09:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market. | Jul 21, 2014 09:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Three Philippine lawmakers back move to impeach Aquino Three Philippine politicians on Monday threw their weight behind a bid to impeach President Benigno Aquino after the top court ruled his economic stimulus fund was illegal, although his control of the legislature is likely to thwart the attempt. Two citiz
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 09:12 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Australia's embrace of high-rise living has short-term cost By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is enjoying a long-desired housing renaissance as a record amount of new building gets under way, and a shift in fashion toward high-rise living should lengthen its life span even if it tempers its immediate bene
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 06:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Africa union war follows old pattern on new turf By Ed Stoddard MARULA PLATINUM MINE South Africa (Reuters) - When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there had no idea it was coming. We came to work that morning and e
Yahoo! News | Jul 21, 2014 05:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Taiwan's UMC to raise prices by up to 15 percent: report Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), the world's third-largest contract microchip manufacturer, will raise the prices it charges some clients by 5 to 15 percent amid heated demand, the Commercial Times reported. The move comes amid strained capaci
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