U.S. bitcoin exchange makes debut

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 16:12
NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Bitcoin payments processor Coinbase on Monday opened a regulated exchange in the United States for trading the virtual currency, the company said.
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Russian finance minister says S&P downgrade shows "pessimism"

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 16:03
MOSCOW, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Monday S&P's decision to downgrade Russia's credit rating to junk status showed the "pessimism" of the agency and failed to...
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UPDATE 2-EU open to later Greek debt repayment, not forgiveness

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:56
* Greece must get bailout extension, discuss reforms with lenders
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UPDATE 2-S&P downgrades Russia's sovereign credit rating to "junk"

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:54
MOSCOW, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to below investment grade, or "junk" status, on Monday for the first time in a decade.
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Volcker Rule delay good for U.S. municipal bond market -Moody's

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:51
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market will benefit from a recent delay in implementing part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law known as the Volcker Rule,...
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PBM EnvisionRx chooses Gilead hepatitis C drugs for its formulary

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:39
Jan 26 (Reuters) - Pharmacy benefits manager EnvisionRx said on Monday it reached an agreement to provide its customers with Gilead Sciences Inc's hepatitis C drugs on an exclusive basis, the latest...
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UPDATE 1-Questions raised over Swiss franc retail trades

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:25
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Doubts grew on Monday about the validity of trades in the turmoil that followed this month's removal of the cap on the Swiss franc, with administrators of Alpari UK saying...
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UPDATE 6-Greek leftist Tsipras sworn in as PM to fight bailout terms

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:20
* Historic victory sets new challenge for Europe (Adds comments from IMF, eurogroup head, centrist leader)
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UPDATE 1-U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fight

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:07
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a...
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UPDATE 4-Rock-Tenn, MeadWestvaco to merge, create packaging giant

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:47
* Shares of both companies hit record highs (Add Breakingviews link, updates shares)
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Russian rouble weakens sharply after S&P downgrade

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:26
MOSCOW, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Russia's rouble weakened sharply late on Monday to trade around 5 percent lower against the U.S. dollar after ratings agency S&P downgraded Russia's sovereign credit rating...
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UPDATE 1-Modest Greek sell-off shows market fear of Syriza contained

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:14
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A relatively contained decline in Greek stock and bond prices on Monday showed global markets believe a new anti-bailout Greek government has limited scope to tear up deals...
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Ohio sues over Obamacare taxes on state, local governments

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:13
Jan 26 (Reuters) - The state of Ohio filed a lawsuit on Monday that says Obamacare tax assessments against state and local governments for public employee health plans are unconstitutional.
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UPDATE 2-Energy Transfer Partners to buy Regency unit for $11 bln

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:54
Jan 26 (Reuters) - Pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Monday it would buy affiliate Regency Energy Partners LP for about $11 billion, the latest example of master limited...
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UPDATE 1-'Accidental economist' and scourge of austerity tipped for Greek finance post

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:38
* If made finance minister, would be key negotiator with creditors
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Mega-funds start to beat retreat from emerging markets

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:38
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Big pension, insurance and sovereign funds that kept faith with emerging markets during the massive selloffs of 2013 and 2014 may be starting to waver, potentially...
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Greek vote fails to derail Europe's ECB-driven share rally

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:35
* QE optimism contains damage in markets (Updates with closing prices)
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U.S. govt unveils goal to move Medicare away from fee-for-service

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:30
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday unveiled an ambitious plan to control health costs by moving the $2.9 trillion U.S. health systems away from costly fee-for-service...
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UPDATE 2-Bermuda reinsurers Axis Capital, PartnerRe in $11 bln merger

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 12:33
* PartnerRe shares up 0.6 pct, Axis shares up 4.9 pct (Comment from conference call, context, shares)
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U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fight

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 12:18
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a...
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