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NYT Today's Headlines | Top News: Germany Cedes Some Ground in Steps to Bolster Euro

Today's Headlines TOP NEWS Reluctance in Some States Over Medicaid Expansion By ROBERT PEAR and MICHAEL COOPER Republican officials in more than a half-dozen states considered an option granted in the Supreme Court's decision on the health care law. Germany Cedes Some Ground in Steps to Bolster Euro By STEVEN ERLANGER and PAUL GEITNER European leaders went a surprising distance toward restoring confidence in the shared currency, moving toward tighter economic integration and easing pressure on Spain and Italy. IHT Rendezvous: Who Won at the Debt Summit? Tracking the Debt Crisis Pitched to Perfection: Pop Star's Silent Partner By JON CARAMANICA As a vocal producer for Justin Bieber and other pop stars, Kuk Harrell is among the highly specialized talents who shape the sound of radio from the shadows. • NYTimes.com Home Page » QUOTATION OF THE DAY "Right now, it's scary to get sick, because if you don'

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH: Hinde Capital's Ben Davies: 'Eyes wide shut' as debt bloats government and destroys productivity

Hinde Capital's Ben Davies: 'Eyes wide shut' as debt bloats government and destroys productivity Submitted by cpowell on 11:49PM ET Friday, June 29, 2012. Section: Daily Dispatches 1:54p ICT Saturday, June 30, 2012 Hinde Capital CEO Ben Davies, who spoke at GATA's Gold Rush 2011 conference in London last year, has written an incisive diagnosis of the economic decline of the United Kingdom and by extension most of the West, concluding that the solution requires separation of bank and state. Among other things, Davies' commentary, a report in two parts titled "Eyes Wide Shut," remarks: "The 'naughties' was a decade of growth, but this growth was not real. It was not a growth borne out of production from savings but a false growth borne out of rising debt levels. The U.K.'s seeming prosperity was, and still is, an illusion. "The UK experienced a credit-fueled boom predicated on escalating private sector bo

NYT: ALERT FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS

Alert Name: FGC BOLSA - FGC FINA June 30, 2012 Italy’s Prime Minister Monti Nudges Germany’s Merkel Toward Growth By RACHEL DONADIO and NICHOLAS KULISH (NYT) Mario Monti emerged at the European Union summit meeting as the uncontested leader of the “pro-growth” forces, and helped put Italy back on the diplomatic map. Europeans Agree to Use Bailout Fund to Aid Banks By STEVEN ERLANGER and PAUL GEITNER (NYT) The agreement, reached early Friday after all-night talks, cheered financial markets, but analysts warned that crucial details needed to be worked out. Return of Long-Term Bond Buyers Seen as Crucial to Europe By LANDON THOMAS Jr. (NYT) Credibility would go a long way to bringing buy-and-hold investors back into euro zone debt, and European leaders took a step in that direction on Friday. Europeans Agree to Use Bailout Fund to Aid Banks By STEVEN ERLANGER and PAUL GEITNER (NYT) The agreement, reached early Friday a

NYT Global Update: Syrian Groups Say Bloody Day Left High Toll of Civilians.

Global Update     TOP NEWS Syrian Groups Say Bloody Day Left High Toll of Civilians By ROD NORDLAND and RICK GLADSTONE Rebel fighters reported the deadliest 24-hour period of the uprising as Kofi Annan, the special envoy for the United Nations, said he was hopeful about talks on Saturday. Assad, in Taped TV Interview, Calls Iran a Wise Friend Europeans Agree to Use Bailout Fund to Aid Banks By STEVEN ERLANGER and PAUL GEITNER The agreement, reached early Friday after all-night talks, cheered financial markets, but analysts warned that crucial details needed to be worked out. Tracking the Debt Crisis Common Sense Conservatives See Silver Lining in Health Ruling By JAMES B. STEWART Despite the affirmation of the health care law, some opponents were buoyed by the Supreme Court's limiting of Congress's power under the commerce clause of the Constitution. Global Edition Home Page » Multimedia