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White Collar Crime Drives Up London Property Prices

Property prices in London have skyrocketed, and British police say money being laundered by international criminals is now the biggest factor driving the boom.
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Asian Markets Take A Dive As China Further Devalues Its Currency

China's currency took another sharp drop Wednesday, sending stocks down across Asia.
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China Again Lets Its Currency Fall, And Stocks Follow

The decision to devalue the yuan has shaken investors, who fear a currency war and question the health of China's economy, the second-largest in the world.
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China Cut Its Currency — And Touched Your Life. Here's How

China lowered the value of the yuan, and that sent all sorts of prices lower. So you may soon be paying less for gas, food and lumber. But there are downsides too: U.S. stocks fell hard.

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Colorado Businesses Struggle As Toxic Waste Flows Through Animas River

NPR's Melissa Block speaks to Roger Zalneraitis, executive director of the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance, on plans to aid small business owners after the toxic waste spill.
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'8 CDs For A Penny' Company Files For Bankruptcy

The parent company of Columbia House, the music-subscription king of the '80s and '90s, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Two NPR music editors remember the good and the bad.
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Silicon Beach: Tech Entrepreneurs Flock Downstream To LA

Los Angeles is drawing tech entrepreneurs who are attracted to the beaches, the somewhat lower housing costs and the proximity to the movie industry.
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U.S. Reacts Warily To Devaluation Of Chinese Currency

China's large and surprising devaluation of the yuan is rippling through financial markets. The devaluation could have an impact on the price of commodities and the exports of U.S. companies.
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Greece Says It Has Reached Bailout Agreement With Creditors

The deal in principal would provide for loans of 86 billion euros over three years in exchange for essentially an overhaul of Greece's economy. The accord still needs eurozone political approval.
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Why Lowering Student Loan Interest Rates Isn't A Game Changer

Hillary Clinton wants people with student loan debt to pay lower interest rates. That kind of assistance may not help the people who need it most.

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