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You belong to a unique breed There are so many lucrative opportunities out there waiting for someone to profit from them. So why aren’t they being
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Nikkei's largest fall in years, yen spikes, government bond yields below 0%

It’s been a tumultuous, nerve-jangling session for Japanese markets. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost in excess of 900 points, closing the session at 16,085.44. The 5.4%...
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Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016. The Standard & Poor's...
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Crude steady fall is terrible

It has been a terrible year for crude oil. Despite a tentative bounce overnight, Brent crude has fallen by more than 36% so far in...
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Markets pause ahead of jobs data

The base metals generally continued their rally yesterday with average gains of 0.5 percent, the exceptions were lead and zinc that declined 0.5 percent. Copper...
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Islamic State announces new gold currency

Islamic Sate (IS) has announced the creation of a new currency in gold, silver and copper, featuring a world map, including the Americas, where the...
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Why JPMorgan and Bank of America Relaxed 'Jumbo Mortgage' Rules

NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase (JPM - Get Report)  is lowering its credit standards for high-value mortgages, seeking to attract new customers as a looming...
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The £45 pamper kit that won me a six-figure salary: Mother who owns three houses and an Audi convertible reveals how she turns over £3MILLION a year... selling Body Shop products at parties

The 53-year-old, who is married to husband Bruce and now manages a team of 1,000 people, turning over millions of pounds a year, owns three...
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Now i'm done, and I wants out! Jeff Bridges lists his Montecito villa for $29.5million

Jeff Bridges' California villa is on the market for $29.5 million - giving you a chance to snap up Hollywood luxury. The home, located in Montecito,...
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10 things you need to know today

Here is what you need to know. Chinese stocks surged. China's Shanghai Composite climbed 5.8% to record its biggest one-day advance since 2009. Despite Thursday's gain,...
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The New York Stock Exchange is open after a 3-hour halt

The New York Stock Exchange is open after a 3-hour halt. At 11:32 a.m. ET on Wednesday, trading on the exchange was halted after a technical...
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Microsoft is hanging up on Nokia business, this is how they are going to cut 7,800 jobs

Most of the job cuts will be in the phone hardware business, underscoring the company's shift in focus to software and cloud from hardware. About a...
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New York Stock Exchange unexpectedly halts ALL trading over 'technical issue', two hours after United was forced to ground all its flights nationwide also blaming an unexplained 'computer glitch'

The New York Stock Exchange, United Airlines and the Wall Street Journal have all fallen victim to a series of massive technical glitches within hours...
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Penis Peppers Are All The Rage In La Rambla tourists market in Barcelona, Because Why Not?

The new merchandise sold along La Rambla not only falls under the government sales requirement of  "flowers" in the area, but it's selling better than any...
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Yes, bubble wrap has gone popless, but the good stuff will still be around

Sealed Air’s communications director Ken Aurichio tells Quartz that the idea behind this new line isn’t shockingly new. For anyone that’s received a package that...
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This is how Expensive Housing prices in Silicon Valley are so out of control that you can rent a tent for $899 per month

This is how expensive: A 9' by 7' tent someone has pitched in their garden is currently going for $899 per month (or $46 per...
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Chinese stocks are getting smashed to pieces as we speak

For the second session in a row, and second Friday in a row, Chinese stocks have been hammered. The benchmark Shanghai Composite index finished the session...
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Alibaba billionaire Jack Ma just dropped $23 million on a 28,100-acre property in upstate New York

Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba, has just purchased a 28,120-acre property in the Adirondacks, The Wall Street Journal reports.  Ma,...
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A critical look inside the insanely successful life of Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen

Marc Andreessen is best known for cofounding the internet browser Netscape and later launching Andreessen Horowitz, one of Silicon Valley's most famous venture capital firms. Today,...
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This is how Republicans are about to kill a bank that's been around for 80 years — at least for a little while

Congressional Republicans are poised to deal a sharp blow to their traditional allies in the business community by allowing the federal Export-Import Bank to go...
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Netflix shareholders are about to get richer for the silliest reason possible

Netflix's 7-for-1 stock split will probably boost the price of the stock. And this makes literally no sense. On Tuesday evening, Netflix announced that shareholders on July...
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The CEO of Morgan Stanley does something super type-A before bed every night

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman is very particular. The 56-year-old Australia native is big on goal-setting and list-keeping, according to a Bloomberg profile. Gorman reportedly goes home...
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Step inside Rupert Murdoch's luxurious $84 million private jet

At $84 million it’s the epitome of luxury air travel, and according to The AFR media mogul Rupert Murdoch is the latest name on the...
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The spread of MERS in South Korea is a major embarrassment for the heir of Samsung

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The heir of the Samsung business empire bowed deep in apology Tuesday as criticism mounted over a Samsung hospital's role...
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Report: The ECB just approved more emergency funding for Greek banks

The European Central Bank (ECB) again increased emergency liquidity funds for Greece's banks Tuesday, according to a Greek bank source. The amount of the new increase...
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France is back in business

Is Europe's second-biggest economy finally starting to benefit from the cyclical recovery? France's businesses are reporting the best conditions in nearly four years. Markit's composite purchasing...
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Banking interns are getting paid an insane amount of money this summer

How much will you earn as a banking intern in London this year? Quite a lot, actually. Front office interns at leading banks in the City...
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Everything we know about the iPhone 7 so far

We won't know exactly what Apple has in store for its next iPhone until September. Even though that's still a few months away, various leaks and...
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A startup that sells $1 razors is now worth $615 million thanks to campaigns like, 'Our blades are f---ing great!'

Dollar Shave Club, with its slogan "Our Blades Are F---ing Great," just got valued at $615 million. The Los Angeles-based startup launched three years ago with...
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Billionaire Sam Adams founder explains why 'getting rich is life's biggest booby trap'

Jim Koch left a comfortable career with the Boston Consulting Group in 1984 to start the Boston Beer Company with its flagship product, Samuel Adams...
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A 'worrying sign' for oil prices is floating on the Atlantic

There aren't enough buyers for all the crude oil out there. It's peak season for oil buying, Morgan Stanley's Adam Longson notes in his weekly commentary...
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What the new McDonald's CEO doesn't want you to know about his turnaround plan

Six weeks after the new McDonald's CEO revealed his turnaround strategy for the company, some former McDonald's executives still aren't sure how he plans to...
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Bond Street, a 2-year-old startup that just raised $110 million, is making Wall Street sweat

David Haber is coming after Wall Street banks with his startup, Bond Street, and Wall Street has begun to take notice. Like Lending Club, a peer-to-peer...
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Here's what the next recession could look like

Since World War II, the average expansion period for US gross domestic product has lasted less than five years — and the current expansion is...
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One problem is costing Wal-Mart $3 billion a year

Wal-Mart is bringing back employees known as "greeters" to its store entrances.  The company is also adding a fleet of "asset-protection customer specialists," who will check...
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Warren Buffett's 'desert island' indicator is sending a not-so-good signal about the economy

Last week, we pointed out that railcar traffic — the one indicator Warren Buffett would want on a desert island to tell how the economy...
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'The beginning of the end of the eurozone': Greek PM predicts his nation's 'Grexit' will cause the COLLAPSE of Europe's currency

A Greek exit from the eurozone would trigger the collapse of the single currency, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras warned today. His comments come after an emergency...
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Tim Duncan lost $25 million from a shady financial advisor

Making millions and millions of dollars every year sounds like it would be amazing. And we're sure that, in a lot of ways, it is....
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A massive discovery in Mexico could mark the dawn of a new oil boom

Mexico’s state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos or Pemex, says it’s discovered one of the most copious group of oil fields in the shallow waters of...
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REPORT: Greece's economy will be locked down with capital controls if it can't find a deal by the weekend

A report in Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung (SZ) newspaper on Monday evening says European governments are ready to push for capital controls in Greece if there's no deal...
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Annual house price growth falls to lowest level in a year and a half as London prices continue to slide

Property prices in Britain increased by 5.5 per cent in the year to April, a sharp fall in the annual rate from 9.6 per cent...
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Meet the most athletic woman on Wall Street

The annual event puts athletes through ten events—a 400-meter run, football throw, pull-ups, 40-yard dash, dips, 500-meter row, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, bench press, and...
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