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Jim Zarroli

Jim Zarroli appears in the following:

A Greek Exit Could Set Off Eurozone Chain Reaction

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

If Greece defaults, it could be forced to leave the eurozone. Germany's finance minister said on Tuesday that a Greek default doesn't necessarily mean it has to give up the euro.

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Like Greece, Cash-Strapped Puerto Rico Needs A Fiscal Lifeline

Monday, June 29, 2015

Is Puerto Rico America's Greece? Like Greece, Puerto Rico is running out of money and needs more time to pay its bills. There are many similarities, but also important differences.

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Economic Crisis Looms For Puerto Rico, Report Says

Sunday, June 28, 2015

A report obtained by NPR paints a bleak portrait of Puerto Rico's economic future, saying its deficit is much larger than previously thought.

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As Tastes Shift, Food Giant General Mills Gets A Makeover

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

General Mills is one of the world's most successful food companies, with iconic brands like Green Giant. But fast-changing tastes are forcing it and other food firms to innovate to stay relevant.

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EU Leaders Consider Economic Reform Proposal To Prevent Greek Default

Monday, June 22, 2015

European leaders met Monday in a last-ditch effort to keep Greece from defaulting on loan payments that are due soon. There was no resolution, but both sides will reconvene later this week.

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Summit To Concentrate On Greece's Impending Deadline To Repay IMF Loan

Monday, June 22, 2015

Eurozone leaders are to meet in Brussels on Monday in a hastily called summit aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis. Greece has until the end of the month to make a huge debt payment to the IMF.

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Will Monday's Greek Debt Talks Result In A Deal?

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Greece needs help to make a loan payment at the end of the month, but its government refuses to enact the economic reforms its creditors are demanding. The threat of a run on Greece's banks is complicating current negotiations, which will continue Monday at a summit meeting of Greek and eurozone leaders.

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U.S. Export-Import Bank Targeted By Conservatives

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The agency that helps finance U.S. companies overseas has long been a favorite of big business. But now some members of Congress, who see it as a symbol of corporate welfare, want to see it expire.

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Charter Communications To Buy Time Warner Cable For $55 Billion

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Charter Communications announced Tuesday it is buying Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $55 billion. Regulators halted a deal last month for Time Warner to be acquired by Comcast.

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Major Banks Agree To Pay More Than $5 Billion Over Currency Fixing

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Five major banks, including Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase, have agreed to plead guilty and pay fines to charges that they manipulated the foreign currency market.

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'Cartel' Of 4 Big Banks To Plead Guilty To Gaming The Exchange Rate

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Four banks agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say the banks used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros.

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SEC Investigates Bogus Bid For Avon

Friday, May 15, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission received notice from a company calling itself PTG Capital that it intended to buy the cosmetics retailer. The only problem: no such company exists.

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Verizon Buys AOL In $4.4 Billion Deal

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

AOL Inc., is being acquired by Verizon Communications in a $4.4 billion cash deal. AOL has recently transformed itself into a digital marketing company with some impressive technology.

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Verizon Acquires AOL For $4.4 Billion

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Verizon Communications says it will buy the online pioneer AOL for about $4.4 billion. The transaction will be completed this summer, and AOL will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon.

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Whole Foods To Open Lower-Cost Stores For Millennials

Thursday, May 07, 2015

In an effort to target millennials, grocery store chain Whole Foods is launching a separate chain of lower-priced stores.

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The Annual Shareholders' Meeting Will Now Come To Order Online

Friday, May 01, 2015

The tradition of the annual meeting is gradually changing. Some firms have replaced the face-to-face meeting with a virtual one. But some investors still want to look the CEO in the eye.

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SEC Proposes New Rules For Linking Executive Pay With Firm Performance

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission introduced new rules Wednesday that will make it easier for shareholders to link executive pay with a firm's financial performance.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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Comcast, Time Warner Push For Merger Approval Amid Opposition

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Company officials met with regulators who are considering whether to back the proposed $45 billion merger. A group of senators say the deal should be rejected, calling it anti-competitive.

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Greece Risks Losing Future Bailout Funds

Sunday, April 19, 2015

The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.

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