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Russia may be forced to default on its debt

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A view of the Moscow Exchange office in Moscow on March 24, 2022. -

A view of the Moscow Exchange office in Moscow on March 24, 2022. - The Moscow Stock Exchange resumed trading of some shares on March 24, the second stage in a phased re-opening after being suspended for a month due to Russia's military operation in Ukraine. Trading renewed for only 33 of the largest companies that make up the ruble-denominated MOEX Russia Index, which saw early gains of over 10 percent. (Photo by NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA / AFP) (Photo by NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP via Getty Images) Natalia Kolesnikova/AFP via Getty Images

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Segments From this episode

With Russia's "selective default," some investors see opportunity

by Lily Jamali Apr 11, 2022
Investing in Russian debt while it's cheap can pay dividends but comes with uncertainty and reputation risk.

U.S. airline cancellations may not ease up by summer

by Mitchell Hartman Apr 11, 2022
Lots of people want to travel. But not enough people are ready to staff flights.
COVID-19

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by Blake Farmer Apr 11, 2022
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by Stephanie Hughes Apr 11, 2022
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Shelf Life

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Adventures in Housing

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by Maria Hollenhorst Apr 11, 2022
A story about falling in love with a fixer-upper log cabin in Ohio.

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