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China economy loses more steam in April, further stimulus on the cards | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s money supply grew at its slowest pace on record and investment growth sank to its lowest in nearly 15 years as April data showed the world’s second-largest economy was still losing momentum despite a concentrated burst of policy easing.<p>Wednesday’s data added to concerns …

Christie's has sold $1.5 billion of art in three days

Christie's auction house is having a stellar week, selling $1.54 billion of fine art and collectibles over just three days.<p>The week started with a big splash -- Pablo Picasso's "Les femmes d'Alger (Version "O") went for $179.4 million on Monday, making it the most expensive painting to ever sell at …

The US runs out of old-school internet addresses this summer

The conventional internet address is about to go the way of the dodo... at least, in the US and Canada. According to estimates, North America will run out of IPv4 addresses (the familiar 1.2.3.4 format) this summer. While some companies might stall this by letting go of IPv4 numbers they don't use, …

Internet

What the Bond Market Selloff Means for Investors

NEW YORK (Real Money) -- The bond market selloff continues this week, with the 10-year U.S. Treasury pushing above 2.30% earlier today before …

Less is More: 3 Ways to Prioritize Your Work for the Day

We all have a tendency to keep adding to our to-do lists; we often hear a voice that says, “Do more,” as if doing more equates to the value of work …

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar sags after weak data, bonds resume retreat | Reuters

* Spreadbetters see slightly lower open for European stocks<p>* Dollar skids as soft data lengthens odds on Fed hike<p>* Bond market selloff dents relative appeal of equities<p>By Wayne Cole and Shinichi Saoshiro<p>SYDNEY/TOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar was broadly lower on Thursday after poor U.S. …

Stock Markets

Jurors say it's 11-to-1 for decision in Starbucks lawsuit

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jurors will resume deliberations next week in a lawsuit filed by a Raleigh police officer who says he suffered third-degree …