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Tuesday, Jul 17

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Trump's Helsinki Walk-Back Doesn't Go Far Enough

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President Donald Trump today walked back, barely, some of what he said in Vladimir Putin's presence in Helsinki yesterday. He said he didn't mean to deny that Russia meddled in the 2016 election – he just got hung up on a double negative…

May Fends Off Tory Rebellion on Customs Union: Brexit Update

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Theresa May fended off an attempt by pro-European Conservative rebels to keep open the option of Britain entering into a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. She earlier lost a vote forcing her to keep Britain within the…

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The Secret Rooms Hotels Don’t Tell You About - Bloomberg

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The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon—a low-slung, 62-suite escape that lurks half-hidden in the rugged landscape just outside Reykjavik—has only been open ...

EU Fights Urge to Fan Brexit Flames as Rebels Tear Into ...

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European Union governments will probably resist further inflaming the U.K.’s Brexit turmoil when they meet on Friday by saying they believe talks can ...

19

Netflix Is Rebounding and Taking Tech With It

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Netflix Inc. shares pared their worst drop in two years, regaining a 50-day moving average seen as a key support level for the stock. Shares of the streaming-video provider fell 5.8 percent to $377.45 at 12:03 p.m. in New York, after…

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Stocks, Dollar Rally as Powell Touts Strong Growth: Markets Wrap

Bloomberg / News

The Nasdaq Composite Index climbed above its previous closing record high as a recovery in technology shares emboldened investors and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated his upbeat asses...

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Blankfein Poised for $85 Million Payout When He Leaves ...

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Lloyd Blankfein could get as much as $84.7 million in compensation when he departs Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in October after 36 years at the investment ...

15

Putin's Spies Can't Even Get Along With Each Other

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Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU, has been making headlines lately. Too many for this extremely secretive agency. The increased Western awareness of the GRU’s activities may be the resu...

Pro-Brexit Campaign Broke Law and Overspent in 2016 ...

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Vote Leave, the official pro-Brexit campaign in the U.K. referendum on European Union membership, was fined for breaking electoral laws -- a verdict that ...

Trump’s Russia Fixation Has a Simple Explanation - Bloomberg

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President Donald Trump’s behavior in Helsinki was both appalling and perfectly in character. He was, as he has been before, gullible or worse about ...

11

Trump Praises Meeting With Putin Despite a Republican Backlash

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Donald Trump defended his handling of a meeting with Vladimir Putin after the U.S. president's equivocation on U.S. intelligence agencies triggered the most intense backlash from Republicans of anything he's done since winning election in…

Friday, Jul 13

14

Theresa May Leaves London’s Bankers In the Dark - Bloomberg

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Theresa May’s government has presented its eagerly-awaited proposal on the future relationship between Britain and the EU after Brexit. One area that ...

12

France Versus Croatia: The Battle of the Economies - Bloomberg

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France and Croatia face off at the World Cup final on Sunday, an unexpected match-up that pairs one of the European Union’s founding nations against the ...

11

Emmanuel Macron Gets a Lesson In Hubris

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Emmanuel Macron can’t complain about the historical figures to whom he’s been compared since his election to the Elysee Palace. From Louis XIV to Charles de Gaulle, they show how much he embodies Fran...

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When Rio Tinto Met China’s Iron Hand - Bloomberg

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For eight years, Stern Hu rose every morning at 6 a.m. in Qingpu Prison near Shanghai. He and the dozen men who shared his cell would blearily pull on ...

Putin and Trump Will Put On an Empty Show - Bloomberg

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Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering European politics and business. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily ...

09

Brexit Bulletin: Trump Strikes Again

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Today in Brexit: Donald Trump hands the Brexiteers ammunition to attack Theresa May's Brexit plan, while the EU is wary of rejecting it too quickly. President Donald Trump dealt a brutal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit strategy…

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Trump Says May's Brexit Plan Likely to Kill U.S. Trade Deal

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The U.K. government moved to limit the damage from President Donald Trump’s outspoken attack on Theresa May, after he warned that her soft Brexit plan will likely end hopes of a trade deal with the U. ...

Thursday, Jul 12

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U.S. Stock Futures Drift as Traders Weigh Earnings: Markets Wrap

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U.S. equity-index futures struggled for traction as investors focused on second-quarter earnings, and as China’s record trade surplus with America served as a reminder that protectionist tensions aren ...

Monday, Jul 2

19

Tesla Model 3 Production Feat Falls Short of Defeating Doubters

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Tesla Inc. engineered a late-quarter production burst with the Model 3, the pivotal model in Elon Musk's quest to put electric cars into the driveways of mainstream consumers. To disprove his doubters, he'll need to make these…

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Amazon Closes on Apple in the $1 Trillion Stakes

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In the battle for the first company to reach and sustain $1 trillion in stock market value, don't count out a come-from-behind victory. Apple Inc. has had a lock on its spot as the world's most valuable public company by stock value for…

Trump’s Ineptitude Is No Joke - Bloomberg

It’s hard to imagine a better quick story summing up the Donald Trump administration than the one that broke Sunday night about a bill the White House ...

An Entente Cordiale Against the Wrath of Amazon - Bloomberg

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Tesco Plc and Carrefour SA are joining forces in a grocery "entente cordiale" against price pressure from Amazon.com Inc. and domestic rivals. This is a ...

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Nestle vs Dan Loeb: the Art of the Deal - Bloomberg

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Nestle SA saw off an assault from Dan Loeb last year by conceding a little ground. The Swiss consumer goods giant can probably use the same tactic again ...

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Stemming the Tide of Plastic Pollution - Bloomberg

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The European Commission’s proposal to ban plastic straws, plates, cutlery and drink stirrers, and slash the consumption of many other single-use products ...

14

Dell to Return to Public Markets With Tracking Stock Buyout

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Dell Technologies Inc., the world’s largest private technology company, announced plans to trade publicly again, re-emerging five years after its leveraged buyout as a more diverse leader in computer equipment and software, though one…

Trump's Tariffs: a Car Crash for Germany - Bloomberg

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If Donald Trump had his way, the U.S. wouldn't import any German cars at all. "Build them here!" he barked in a recent tweet threatening 20 percent tariffs ...

Big Oil, Utilities are Lining Up for an Electric Vehicle ...

A red-hot electric vehicle market has triggered a face-off between Big Oil and utilities. Oil majors, who’ve sold fossil fuels to cars for a century, are ...

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This Tiny Country Says It Can Beat Climate Change

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The prime minister of Dominica stood in his office atop the country’s main government complex, ready to explain how he was making his tiny Caribbean nation the world leader in rebounding from natural disasters. But first he felt compelled…

Steinhoff Is a $13 Billion Triumph of the Bean-Counters

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The most important passage in Steinhoff International Holdings NV’s regulatory filing late Friday, was a section attesting that management still believes the retailer is a going concern. A formality for most companies, Steinhoff’s…