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Mexico ends Pemex's 75-year monopoly on oil

Aug 7, 2014
More on one of the biggest business and policy stories of the decade.
Posted In: Mexico, big oil

The Ukrainian rebel who started as a sci-fi writer

Aug 5, 2014
"We have this...fascinating phenomenon of a sci-fi writer playing real war games.”
Posted In: ukraine, Russia, science fiction, fiction

Peak Index: The history behind the rise, and rise, and rise of kale

Aug 1, 2014
Marketplace Weekend launches a lighter economic indicator: the Peak Index. It's time to admit, we've reached peak kale. Food writer Jane Black explains.

What do sanctions do, anyway?

Aug 1, 2014
The U.S. and E.U. placed more sanctions on Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Posted In: ukraine, sanctions, Russia

Weekend Brunch: Snapchat, Martha Stewart's drones, and Tinder

Aug 1, 2014
Kevin Roose of NY Mag and Shannon Bond from FT look back on the week's news.
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Argentina defaults

Aug 1, 2014
Talks broke down between Argentina and some of its bondholders, triggering default. Tim Fernholz, reporter for Quartz, explains.
Posted In: Argentina, default, debt
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Vultures show Argentina no mercy

Jul 31, 2014
We look at vulture funds and what they do.
Posted In: Argentina, debt, bond market

India plays chicken with the W.T.O.

Jul 31, 2014
India holds up passage of an international trade deal in order to press its agenda.
Posted In: India, World Trade Organization

Foxconn's newest product: a college degree

Jul 30, 2014
Foxconn has established an in-house university in efforts to retain workers.
Posted In: China, Foxconn, Chinese economy, apple
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What happens if Argentina defaults?

Jul 29, 2014
It’s looking increasingly likely that Argentina will default on some of its bonds.
Posted In: Argentina, bad debt, debt

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