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Bitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

Jul 18, 2019

Iranians feeling the squeeze from US sanctions increasingly turning to digital currencies like Bitcoin to make money

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Dems pan 'Zuck buck,' want Facebook to rein in currency plan

Jul 17, 2019

Facebook is facing fresh criticism from Congress over its plan to create a digital currency, with House Democrats asking the company to scale down the project

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Cryptocurrencies, digital tax top the agenda for G-7 meeting

Jul 16, 2019

Finance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will wrestle with risks from new digital currencies and how to tax U.S. tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau outside Paris on Thursday

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IMF Managing Director Lagarde resigns in advance of ECB post

Jul 16, 2019

IMF Managing Director Lagarde resigns effective Sept. 12 after nomination for ECB presidency

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Former Mitsubishi workers seek assets sale for forced labor

Jul 16, 2019

Colonial-era Korean laborers seek approval for the sale of assets of former Japanese employer

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JPMorgan Chase posts $9.7 billion profit, beating estimates

Jul 16, 2019

JPMorgan Chase profits grow by 16%, helped by a lower tax rate and the ability to charge businesses and consumers more to borrow money

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The Latest: Greek Cypriots reject joint gas drilling panel

Jul 16, 2019

Greek Cypriot leaders on ethnically split Cyprus have turned down a renewed proposal by breakaway Turkish Cypriots to form a joint committee on managing natural gas discovered offshore the east Mediterranean island nation

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Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling 'worthless'

Jul 16, 2019

Turkey says the European Union's approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won't deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus

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Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

Jul 15, 2019

A priest in Kentucky has given more than $20,000 to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for filed for bankruptcy protection

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S&P 500 notches another record after a muted, mixed day

Jul 15, 2019

U.S. stock indexes bobbed around their record levels Monday, as the curtain rose on what's expected to be the weakest earnings reporting season in years

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