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Expanded Panama Canal Debuts At A Difficult Time For International Shipping

Troubled by delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, the new Panama Canal took more than a decade to build. Can the project payoff amid a changing and slumping shipping industry?
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'Brexit': Global Economic Aftershocks

The decision by voters in the United Kingdom to exit the European Union has already had a profound effect on global financial markets. Here's a preview of what to expect in the coming days in the U.S.
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After Voting Against 'Brexit,' Wales Weighs In On EU Business Uncertainty

While the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, a majority of voters in Wales voted to leave. NPR's Linda Wertheimer discusses the Brexit decision with Wales' First Minister Carwyn Jones.
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EU Leaders To Meet At Emergency Summit To Discuss 'Brexit' Next Steps

European leaders gather this week to negotiate what will be Britain's complicated divorce from the EU. Can it be undone? Two million Britons have signed a petition calling for a re-vote on Brexit.
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Clinton And Trump Channel 'Brexit' Reactions Into Campaign Messaging

The presidential campaigns were quick to weigh in on Britain's vote to leave the European Union. NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks with correspondent Mara Liasson about what we learned and what's ahead.
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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.
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Personality Tests Are Popular, But Do They Capture The Real You?

It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine personality tests. But tests may be less fun when they are used by employers to make big life decisions on hiring and job performance.
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Brexit Created Many Losers, But Some Winners Too. Which Are You?

Uncertainty generated by Brexit caused many investments to head south. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 3.39 percent. Still, there were some winners, like homebuyers seeking low-interest loans.
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United Kingdom To Face Economic Costs In Leaving The EU

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator at the Financial Times, about the outcome of the Brexit vote.
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Brexit Vote Sends Shock Waves Through Global Financial Markets

Britain's vote to exit the European Union is sending shock waves throughout the global economy. In the U.S., there are fears a slowdown in Britain and the entire European continent will harm growth at home as trade and exports stall.

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