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Asia markets keep watch on Greece deal

Asian markets setting the tone for an unpredictable start to the trading week. Investors around the world keeping an eye on Greece and the European Union's latest agreement to give Athens a Feb 23, 2015
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Dow, S&P close at record highs

U.S. stocks marched higher on a relief rally. The deal to extend Greece's bailout pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to close at all-time highs. The Nasdaq stretched its win streak into an eighth session as Feb 21, 2015
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Wal-Mart's move pressures Target

Everyday low prices may not mean everyday low wages for employees at Wal-Mart ... and soon at other companies. The move by the U.S.' largest retailer to hike its minimum wage in America could spill Feb 21, 2015
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UK public finances improve

A welcome boost for Britain's coffers. The biggest monthly surplus in seven years, thanks to a rise in British income tax receipts. The Office for National Statistics reported a January public Feb 20, 2015
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What would Grexit look like?

The possibility of a Greek exit - or "Grexit" from the euro zone back on people's lips, as talks over Greece's financial future continue to flounder. In 2012 it was a similar picture. The difference Feb 20, 2015
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Fashionistas descend on London

A fashion show - with a difference. Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign. A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York Feb 20, 2015
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Critical Greek talks underway

Crunch time for Greece. Euro zone finance ministers meeting in Brussels are hoping to break a deadlock over the country's bailout - which is due to expire in just over a week. Greek finance minister Feb 20, 2015
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BP loses bid to cut oil spill fine

It's a case of two steps forward, one step back for BP. The oil giant has made huge progress turning the company around since the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill which left it with billions of dollars Feb 20, 2015
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Nasdaq up for seventh straight session

The Nasdaq rose for the seventh straight session, driven by biotech stocks. The Composite getting closer to the 5,000 mark. But stocks mostly ended in the red zone amid uncertainty over the prospects Feb 20, 2015
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Apple sued for poaching staff

Apple's being sued for poaching talent. The lawsuit comes from car battery maker A123 Systems. It's a further sign that the iPhone maker may be trying to get into the electric car business. The suit Feb 20, 2015
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Ukraine: what next from the West?

A ceasefire barely a week old. If not already dead, then suffocated by claims and counterclaims. This is from a Ukrainian soldier who - though it wasn't clear whether he was speaking under duress - Feb 19, 2015