News In Brief

PODCAST: Greece, IMF, cheese, and the day’s top headlines

Matt Berger May 30, 2011

On this Memorial Day the U.S. markets are closed but bankers are busy in Europe, where policy makers are investigating whether or not Greece will get the next slice of its multi-billion dollar bailout package. Here’s our coverage.

Also, French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde is in Brazil today on a charm offensive to get emerging economies to support her bid to lead the IMF.

And from around the web: When The NBA Finals start tomorrow fans will either be rooting for the Dallas Mavericks or the Miami Heat. Except for one company: American Airlines won’t mind who wins either way. That’s because it owns the naming rights for both team’s arenas. The American Airlines Center in Dallas, and the American Airlines Arena in Miami.

Samsung says it’s going with Google’s Android software for future versions of its tablet computers.

And there’s no hangover for the producers of the “Hangover 2.” The film mopped up $86 million over the weekend. That’s about double what the first “Hangover” brought in during its opening weekend.

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