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Uzbekistan Sets Up Rival To Facebook

YouFace is the name of a new social networking site that aims to lure local Internet users away from Facebook, and "boost patriotism among young people in Uzbekistan."
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Team USA Predicted To Take The Most Medals

The Summer Olympics games begin two weeks from Friday in London. It's expected the winners list will look something like this: Team USA will take the most medals, followed by China and then Russia. But China will take the most gold, followed by the U.S.
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JPMorgan To Reveal Earnings, Trading Losses

For the first time since a big trading loss rocked the company, JPMorgan will report its quarterly earnings Friday. Among other things, the bank is expected to say exactly how much it lost in the failed hedging strategy it disclosed in May.
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Geithner Pointed Out LIBOR Concerns In 2008

We now know that U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner pointed out problems with the way London's key interest rates were set. He did this in 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis. At the time, Geithner was the head of the New York Federal Reserve. Barclays has agreed to pay U.S. and U.K. to settle charges the bank manipulated that interest rate.
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Romney's Bermuda Account Raises Questions

The Republican presidential candidate has been hit with questions about his overseas investments all week. Mitt Romney's American lawyer and government officials in Bermuda are steering clear of the subject. But experts say, if you had the money, you'd do it too.
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The European Central Bank's Guide To Influence

As heavily indebted European countries have seen their options dwindle, the ECB has flexed its muscle — and not always subtly.

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