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Saudis seen letting oil market play out

Back from Saudi Arabia, Robert McNally is more convinced than ever of two things: The kingdom is determined to stick to its plans to produce oil at a high rate despite the plunge in oil prices over the last 10 months, and OPEC as a whole is unlikely to respond to the slump any time soon.<p>"It's more …

Oil

Greece's Prime Minister is meeting Putin as the country's debt deadline looms

That's raising some concerns from the EU, since the country has a big debt repayment to make to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday.<p>Comments from one Greek minister last week suggested that the country would not be paying the IMF unless it got its latest bailout extension funds. …

Statia Song

Project info<p>Statia - an 8 sq/miles island officially named St. Eustatius, washed by the waves of the Caribbean Sea, hurtled by history's forces. Centuries ago a major staple market and centre for slave trade, home to wealthy European merchants, fiercely fought over by colonial powers - an era when …

Oil

Imaginative Photo Manipulations Explore Faraway Worlds of Fantasy

Photo manipulator Ted Chin stitches together surreal scenes and imaginative worlds that look like they belong in a fantasy story. Using photos that he or his friends have taken, the San Francisco-based creative masterfully combines different elements to create cohesive images that appear …

The Lord of the Rings

New York Fed president says it will probably make sense for the Fed to raise rates this year

In a speech on Monday, New York Fed president Bill Dudley said:<p>As the FOMC has consistently communicated, the timing of lift-off will depend on how the economic outlook evolves. As I have discussed, the labor market has improved substantially and I expect to see inflation begin to firm later this …

HBO's John Oliver hits Snowden hard on NSA leaks

Oliver, who has a popular show on HBO, traveled to Russia to interview Edward Snowden face to face.<p>Edward Snowden and an unlikely interviewer have squared-off on HBO over the leaks that exposed the National Security Agency's extensive surveillance programs.<p>Sunday's installment of "Last Week Tonight …

Surveillance

America's Fun

Project info<p>The curiosity and attraction that foreign cultures excise can merge creating a real passion . The people portrayed in this photographic project are united by two things ; Italian nationality and passion for a ‘Made in USA’ style . American culture becomes part of the life of these …

TV shows

If Only Your Commute Looked Like THIS

"Dancers are storytellers. They're trained to capture passion with their bodies," New York City-based photographer Jordan Matter writes in the …

Commuting

The Study of Kin

Project info<p>My work explores how the invention of photography prompted and furthered the creation of stereotypical representations of black people in Britain. The work was made as a reaction to finding very few positive, empathetic historical photographs of British black people and families in the …

Genealogy

Larry Summers has a major warning for the US economy, and everyone should be paying attention

On Monday, we published Larry Summers' latest op-ed in The Washington Post, which opened with the former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president writing, <b>"This past month may be remembered as the moment the United States lost its role as the underwriter of the global economic system."</b><p>What Summers …

The Ferris Wheel Kids

Project info<p>Louis and Jan have always lived the carnival life. They travel from fairground to fairground with their Ferris wheel, living life in constant motion. This portrait series examines life between wheels, the family unit and the unshakeable bonds of brotherly love.<p>This is the beginning of a …

Travel

Greek officials reportedly have a plan that would 'cause a furor in the markets'

For a corporation like Apple, cash in these amounts would be a rounding error on the balance sheet.<p>For the country of Greece, it's becoming an insurmountable obstacle. That's how broke Greece is.<p>No more than €462 million is due the IMF on April 9. A few days later, €1.4 billion in T-bills come due, …

Iraq Tikrit: looting and lawlessness follow recapture

<b>Iraqi Shia militia, who helped recapture Tikrit from Islamic State (IS), are being pulled out of the city amid reports of violence and looting.</b><p>The militia made up the vast majority of pro-government forces that retook the city over the past week.<p>But people in Tikrit say the city's liberators have …

The U.S. oil boom is moving to a level not seen in 45 years

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — U.S. oil production is on track to reach an annual all-time high by September of this year, according to Rystad …

William Klein’s Brooklyn - Photographs by William Klein | LensCulture

Over a long and varied career, William Klein has created eye-catching work across many mediums. But it was through street photography that the world first became acquainted with this multi-talented image-maker. Specifically, through his book on New York, <i>Life is Good and Good for you in New York</i> …

New York City

Strong dollar and low oil price lead to disappointing US jobs figures

US employers created the smallest number of jobs for more than a year in March, fanning fears that a strong dollar and weak oil price are taking their toll on the world’s largest economy.<p>Much weaker than expected employment figures pushed back traders’ bets on an interest rate rise from the US …

Economy

The State Of The Golf Industry In 2015

The 2015 Masters Golf Tournament is a week away and excitement for the 79th annual event has peaked with Tiger Woods announcing that he will participate and end his two-month leave from competition. While Tiger’s health may be improving, what is the health of the game of golf itself as the 2014-15 …

Golf