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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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'Brexit' Sentiments Hang Over Spanish Elections For Voters Wanting Change

Spaniards head to the polls today after the previous election failed to produce a government. While some voters want change, others are worried that Brexit-like discontent will cause more instability.
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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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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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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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After Brexit Vote, U.S. Economy To Reflect Uncertainty About What's Next

The U.S. stock market reacted to the U.K.'s announcement that it's leaving the European Union. Repercussions from the historic decision are being felt around the world.
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So Just How Does The U.K. Divorce The EU?

On paper, there's a tangled legal process, but it has never been tested and leaves some issues unaddressed.
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Friday News Roundup - International

The U.K. votes to leave the European Union. Heavy fighting continues in parts of Fallujah as Iraqi forces seek to retake all of the city from ISIS. And in Venezuela, food shortages spur looting and rioting. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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