China's Devaluation Wins IMF Over

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Beijing’s careful management of its currency since its devaluation last month is bolstering China’s bid to get the yuan included in the IMF’s basket of reserve currencies as soon as November, according to people familiar with the matter.

For Russia, Oil Collapse Has Soviet Echoes

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For most countries, the economic slowdown in China and the accompanying slump in commodity prices represent something between nuisance and pothole. For Russia, they are a catastrophe, writes Greg Ip.

Slumping Commodities Force Glencore to Make a Tough Trade

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Glencore is under fire because of its high debt levels relative to mining peers. It can free up cash in its trading business, but that raises the risk of denting its earnings power.

IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

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China’s slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world’s largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned.

The Risk Investors Don't Have to Worry About This Time

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Although markets are wobbling, U.S. banks have their feet on the ground.

Wall Street Sales Squads Sit Out Summer

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A deeper-than-usual August decline in bond and equity sales will leave third-quarter earnings for big banks dependent on trading results and the still-thriving M&A market.

Small U.K. Banks Show Big Rivals How To Travel Light

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Picture a life without the baggage of the past. In the U.K., smaller banks are showing established rivals how that could be.

U.S. Productivity Increased at Fastest Pace Since 2013

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U.S. worker productivity grew much more than initially thought in the second quarter—at a 3.3% clip—reflecting a bounce back in economic activity following a slow start to 2015.

A Summer Reading List for Geeks

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Reviews of three tech-oriented books: “You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost),” by Felicia Day; “SuperBetter,” by Jane McGonigal; and “ZerOes,” by Chuck Wendig.

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Jeff Kuhner will be broadcasting live from 12p - 3p at the Boston Marriott Quincy on Thursday, August 6th for the WRKO Red Cross Blood Drive. The Blood Drive will start at noon and go to 6pm.

 

Thursday, August 6th, 12p - 6p
Boston Marriott Quincy
The Kuhner Report will broadcast live 12p - 3p

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