Economy & Business

Christos Staikouras, Greece's Finance Minister, speaks at a financial conference in Lagonisi, south of Athens on July 16, 2019.
Auction to raise 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion), in addition to earlier 5-year and 10-year bond issues, aims to generate about 7 billion euros ($7.9 billion) to fulfill Greece's financing needs
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July 16, 2019
A logo is pictured outside the World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters next to a stop sign, in Geneva, Switzerland.
WTO appellate ruling exposes the US to potential Chinese sanctions if it does not remove specific tariffs that violate WTO rules
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July 16, 2019
People hold a banner reading "No G7" during a demonstration in Biarritz, southwestern France, July 13, 2019.
Potentially dominating the agenda is new and controversial French legislation to tax multinational tech giants like Google and Amazon
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July 16, 2019
World Bank President David Malpass (R) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Deputy Managing Director David Lipton attend a conference entitled "Bretton Woods: 75 years later" in Paris, France, July 16, 2019.
Lipton said part of the problem with capitalism, a cause of anger for its perceived unfairness, is the rise of excessive inequality
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July 16, 2019
An Amazon Prime truck travels on Interstate highway in Fairfax, Virginia, July 14, 2019. (photo: Diaa Bekheet)
The Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth said it is offering more than a million deals. Amazon’s own products are usually among the strongest sellers
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July 16, 2019
FILE - Representations of virtual currency are displayed in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture.
Congress begins two days of hearings Tuesday on Facebook's planned currency, to be called Libra, while the House Judiciary subcommittee will extend its bipartisan investigation of the market power of the dominant tech firms
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July 16, 2019
In this Tuesday, July 9, 2019 photo, a helicopter flies near Turkey's drilling ship, 'Fatih' dispatched towards the eastern Mediterranean, near Cyprus.
Two Turkish vessels escorted by warships are drilling for gas on either end of ethnically divided Cyprus
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July 16, 2019