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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's tortuous negotiations over a debt swap with private creditors entered a new phase on Thursday with focus on how much the European Central Bank and other public creditors may need to contribute.
KABUL (Reuters) - Six U.S. Marines were killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but NATO said Taliban fighters were not active in the area at the time.
LONDON (Reuters) - The former UBS trader accused of unauthorized deals that cost the Swiss bank $2.3 billion pleaded not guilty to four fraud and false accounting charges in a London court on Monday.
""Many of the deals that did make their way through the system were in the distressed arena," DataQuick President John Walsh said in the statement. "Much of it was deeply discounted cash purchases, disproportionately at the lower end of the price scale.""

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A Reuters poll of leading Wall Street economists showed that the Federal Reserve is likely to start hiking interest rates again only in the first half of 2014, after a gap of more than five years, when it slashed them


Next week a class-action civil lawsuit will be heard in San Jose to determine if Google, Apple, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Adobe, Intel, and Intuit conspired to eliminate competition for skilled labor. In anticipation of the hearing, TechCrunch has obtained evidence from…


Can't get enough of gravitationally-challenged presidents and Gollum wannabes? Then this webcast is for you. Oops, looks like no Sarko, just that D-grade actor Barroso. Oh well - both are

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"Home foreclosures are set to rise again this year as huge filing backlogs are processed more expeditiously."

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HARASTA, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian troops battled rebels in a town just north of Damascus on Thursday and a provincial governor spoke of negotiating local ceasefires as a 10-month-old revolt against President Bashar al-Assad crept close to the capital.


BILL GATES: Well the United States has a huge budget deficit, so taxes are going to have to go up. And I certainly agree that they should go up more on the rich than everyone else. That’s just justice. BBC
``"Megaupload was taken down w/out SOPA being law. Now imagine what will happen if it passes. The Internet as we know it will end. FIGHT BACK''

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"The Phoenix housing market, down 55 percent from peak values with more than two-thirds of borrowers owing more than their properties are worth, is starting to recover as demand grows and inventory shrinks. Sales rose in November for the 12th straight month on a year-over-year basis, and distressed real estate accounted for the smallest share of purchases since 2008, according to research firm DataQuick."

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Free Cash Flow (FCF) calculations are an important method for measuring the financial well-being of a company. In simple terms, free cash flow represents cash that is available to pay for planned expenditures such as new manufacturing facilities and equipment,…

It's a story as old as this type of worn-out intro itself: musician crafts hit tune, sells millions of copies, leans back on his mattress stuffed with money and... gets sued for ripping off another artist. There's nothing like the possibility of a nice, fat settlement to lure musicians out of the woodwork (or wherever it is that musicians sequester themselves) and into the nearest lawyer's office (quite possibly decorated with expensive woodwork).

In most cases, a newer, more

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Anyone who went to bed with the EURUSD about to breach 1.30 to the downside may have been surprised this morning to see it trading nearly 150 pips higher. Checking the headlines for news of a Greek

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What does a bill like PIPA/SOPA mean to our shareable world? At the TED offices, Clay Shirky delivers a proper manifesto — a call to defend our freedom to create, discuss, link and share, rather than passively consume.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon unveiled a 2013 budget plan on Thursday that would cut the size of the U.S. military by eliminating nearly 100,000 ground troops, mothballing ships and trimming air squadrons in an effort to reduce spending by $487 billion over the next decade.
Chris Dodd and the MPAA have been pretty harsh on folks who protested online last week, arguing that the protesters were "corporate pawns" and that the blackouts were an "abuse of power." It appears that Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales feels otherwise. In a conference appearance he responded to the "abuse of power" claims by suggesting that the real abuse of power was Dodd threatening politicians who accept Hollywood

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India's Supreme Court ruled that Vodafone is not liable to pay taxes on the deal it struck to enter India in 2007, delivering a major victory to the British company and providing encouragement to foreign firms concerned about the country's investment climate.

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Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL…) designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of approximately 3,000 analog integrated circuits used in cell phones, laptops, tablets, networking devices, televisions and other equipment. The company produces power management analog products, high bandwidth


While so many were hoping for the siren-call of private-equity or perhaps a reverse-merger MBO with RadioShack, CIT has once again managed to pour well-risk-managed-credit-extension cold water on

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