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China currency falls for 2nd day after surprise devaluation

BEIJING (AP) — China's currency fell further Wednesday following a surprise change in its exchange rate mechanism that rattled global markets and …

Economy

Vietnam doubles currency band after China devaluation

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam doubled the trading band of its currency Wednesday to allow it to weaken following an unexpected devaluation of the …

Vietnam

China central bank under pressure to weaken yuan further | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s move to devalue its currency reflects a growing clamor within government circles for a weaker yuan to help struggling exporters, ensuring the central bank remains under pressure to drag it down further in the months ahead, sources said.<p>The yuan has fallen almost 4 …

China

FTSE 100 drops as yuan fall hits markets - BBC News

FTSE

Greek bailout details pored over across Europe

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Details of Greece's latest bailout package were being pored over across Europe on Wednesday as Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras …

Europe

Germany examining whether EU can guarantee Greek debt to IMF: Die Zeit | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government is looking at whether the European Union could provide guarantees for Greek debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in order to keep the Fund on board and avoid the need for major debt relief, German weekly Die Zeit reported.<p>A man reads newspaper …

North Africa

Ellen Pao appeals order to pay Kleiner Perkins trial costs

Former venture capitalist Ellen Pao is not giving up her fight against former employer investment firm Kleiner Perkins, which she sued over …

German Car Stocks Undermined By China Devaluation Again

German car stocks took a beating for a second consecutive day as China again manoeuvred its currency lower on foreign exchange markets.<p>There was plenty of doom and gloom from analysts about the implications for BMW, VW and Mercedes, but some held on to the view that because China’s currency move …

Stock Markets

Back to School Spending Exceeds $1000 For Parents And Nearly $500 For Teachers

Back to school is big business… but you already know that. What you may not know, however, is just how much families and teachers alike are spending as the start of the new school year takes place.<p><b>Teachers Spending Their Own Money on Back to School</b><p>A recent survey from SheerID and Agile Education …

Personal Finance

Greek PM seeks bailout ratification as doubts remain over German support

Greece’s parliament will convene for an emergency session to ratify the text of a new multibillion-euro bailout, according to the parliament website, but the timing of the crucial vote remained uncertain and doubts persisted about whether the deal enjoyed the full support of all EU capitals.<p>It was …

Europe

Apple is falling again

Apple share prices closed at $115.27 on Wednesday compared to $113.59 on Tuesday. But they dipped down to roughly $110 on Wednesday morning.<p>Apple stock has been falling since the company reported earnings at the end of July. It's down ~17% over that period.<p>There's no immediately obvious reason for …

Greek government defends bailout deal ahead of vote

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Greek government defended its new bailout program in tumultuous parliamentary sessions Thursday, as Prime Minister Alexis …

Europe

US, world stocks steady as China soothes yuan weakness fears

NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks are steadying as the decline in China's currency slowed and the country's central bank tried to ease fears of more big …

Stock Markets

China rushes to calm fears over plunging yuan

China's central bank is rushing to calm fears over the yuan's plunge in recent days.<p>The yuan lost ground again Thursday, extending the drop over the past three days to more than 3%, following a move earlier in the week by the People's Bank of China to allow market forces more influence over the …

Stock Markets

Greek rescue package expected to pass through parliament

Deal must still be approved by the other other eurozone member states at a meeing of finance ministers in Brussels on Friday afternoon<p>Greece’s parliament is meeting in emergency session on Thursday to ratify a new bailout deal, but it is unclear whether the multibillion-euro agreement had the vital …

Europe

16 of the world's most enormous statues

Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that. They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, keep scrolling for a …

Art

The Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 27, 2015)

This week the world learned of Cecil the tiger’s death, wreckage from a Boeing 777, likely from MH370, was found and attention remained on the 2016 presidential election in the lead-up to the first debate next week. Read about those stories and our other top picks from this week’s Daily Edition.<p>1. …

Top 10