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Bill Gates and dad offer fatherly advice

June 21st, 2009

The father-and-son duo talk about what it was like growing up Gates as they reflect on the advice that has influenced their careers and their relationship.

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Soros says worst of global crisis is "behind us"

June 21st, 2009

Reuters – WARSAW (Reuters) – The worst of the global economic crisis is over, multi-billionaire financier George Soros told Polish news channel TVN24 on Sunday urging the creation of international regulations to oversee global markets.

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Europe’s central banker says no more stimulus

June 21st, 2009

The Canadian Press –
PARIS – Europe’s central bank chief on Sunday cautioned against any new government stimulus plans and predicted the global economy will pick up in 2010.

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Durability of rally in question after TSX racks up a losing week

June 21st, 2009

The Canadian Press –
TORONTO – Investors are rightly curious about the future of the spring rally on the Toronto market after the TSX lost ground last week after four straight weeks of sharp gains.

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Xstrata seeks $68 billion merger with Anglo

June 21st, 2009

Reuters – LONDON (Reuters) – Xstrata wants talks with mining rival Anglo American about a proposed merger of equals worth about $68 billion, seeking increased scale and cost synergies, Xstrata said on Sunday.

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Xstrata confirms Anglo American merger approach

June 21st, 2009

AFP – ZURICH (AFP) – Mining group Xstrata on Sunday confirmed it had made an approach to rival Anglo American about a merger that would create one of the world’s biggest mining companies, according to a company statement.

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Gauging an entry point for energy stocks

June 21st, 2009

Reuters – CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – A lot of oil analysts say crude prices around $70 a barrel are too steep, given the tenuous state of the economy, and energy investors don’t appear to want to argue yet.

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Xstrata ‘in merger approach to Anglo American’

June 21st, 2009

AFP – LONDON (AFP) – Mining group Xstrata has approached rival Anglo American about a merger that would create one of the world’s biggest mining companies, a report said on Sunday.

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Bordeaux wine fair hopes to beat recession blues

June 21st, 2009

AFP – BORDEAUX, France (AFP) – The world’s biggest wine fair opened Sunday in France’s wine city of Bordeaux, with leading exporters and producers saying prospects for the sector looked bright despite the global downturn.

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Anglo says Xstrata makes merger approach

June 21st, 2009

Reuters – LONDON (Reuters) – Mining group Xstrata has made an initial approach to rival Anglo American to propose a merger, Anglo said on Sunday.

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