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Dealbook P.M. Edition on February 29, 2016: Argentina Reaches Deal With Hedge Funds Over Debt, Could ending a 15 Year Battle.

    Monday, February 29, 2016 TOP STORY Argentina Reaches Deal With Hedge Funds Over Debt The funds declared legal war on Argentina 12 years ago, refusing to partake in the country's restructurings after it defaulted on $100 billion of debt in 2001. NYT » | Timeline: Argentina's Debt Settlement Ends 15-Year Battle Argentina's Debt Settlement Ends 15-Year Battle Four hedge funds refused to accept a steep discount in two restructurings over the years. Here's a look at some crucial moments of the fight. NYT »

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - February 29, 2016: Mike Ballanger: Patiently Climbing Aboard the New Golden Bull.

Submitted by cpowell on February 29, 2016.  February 29, 2016 Our friend Michael Ballanger, a Toronto-based broker specializing in the mining industry, writes today that while fundamentals for the monetary metals are strong, manipulation of their futures market by the biggest investment banks that double as bullion banks is likely to smash prices down again any day now. Ballanger's commentary is headlined "Patiently Climbing Aboard the New Golden Bull" and it's posted at the AU Report here: https://www.theaureport.com/ pub/na/patiently-climbing- aboard-the-new-gol... CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc. CPowell@GATA.org

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on February 29, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:46 p.m. EST 02/29/16

Wall Street at Close Report on February 29, 2016: S&P, Nasdaq Post First 3-Months Losing Streak Since 2011.

cnbc.com   Evelyn Cheng U.S. stocks closed lower Monday, despite gains in oil, as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq composite ended February with losses. The S&P and Nasdaq posted their first three-straight months of losses since the five-month losing streak ended September 2011.

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - February 29, 2016: Eurozone Slides Back into Deflation.

Submitted by cpowell on February 29, 2016 . By Peter Spence The Telegraph, London Monday, February 29, 2016 The eurozone lurched back into deflation this month, putting more pressure on the European Central Bank to ramp up stimulus when it meets next week.

European Markets at Close Report on February 29, 2016, by CNBC: Europe Ends Mostly Higher on Oil; Miners Jump; China eyed.

cnbc.com   Holly Ellyatt, Arjun Kharpal, Alexandra Gibbs European equities closed slightly higher Monday despite a turbulent trading day as investors cheered on the jump in oil prices and mining stocks, and shook off the mixed news coming from China and individual businesses.

Bits | The Business of Technology - February 29, 2016: The Bumpy Road to New Technologies.

Monday, February 29, 2016 Daily Report The Bumpy Road to New Technologies | The hype of a new technology is outpacing commercial success. Sound familiar?

FTC Press Release - February 29, 2016: Statement of FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the following statement regarding today’s release of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework in Brussels, Belgium.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications Update - February 29, 2016, by MarketWatch: U. S. Stock Futures Turn Positive Ahead of Opening Bell

marketwatch.com   Ellie Ismailidou, Victor Reklaitis U.S. stock futures wiped out early losses, turning positive ahead of the opening bell Monday as China’s decision to cut the reserve requirement for banks was seen as another move aimed at boosting the global economy.

Reuters | Business - February 29, 2016: Toshiba to Sell Entire Medical Unit, Deal May See Aggressive Bids: Sources.

reuters.com   By Junko Fujita and Emi Emoto   TOKYO Struggling Toshiba Corp ( 6502.T ) plans to sell its entire medical equipment unit rather than just a controlling stake, people familiar with matter said, adding that aggressive bidding could value the business at much more than initial estimates of $3.5 billion.

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - February 29, 2016: India Imposes Gold Sales Tax on Top of Reord Imprt Duty.

Submitted by cpowell on February 29, 2016 . By Rejendra Jadhav Reuters Monday, February 29, 2016 MUMBAI -- India has reintroduced a local sales tax on gold jewellery after a gap of four years, on top of record import duty, in a move officials hope will dampen demand for the precious metal in the world's second biggest consumer.

Bloomberg View - February 29, 2016: The World Economy Needs Action, Not Words by The Editors.

bloombergview.com The World Economy Needs Action, Not Words The Editors   Finance ministers and central bank governors of the Group of 20 major economies ended their meeting in Shanghai this weekend with the usual promises to bolster the global economy. They resolved to take all appropriate measures (and no inappropriate ones).

NYT First Draft on Politics - February 29, 2016: One Day Until Super Tuesday, When Some Clarity (Maybe) Moves In by Maggie Haberman.

Monday, February 29, 2016 NYTimes.com/FirstDraft » Monday, February 29, 2016 From left, Lindsey Tucker, 10; Claire Horton, 13; and Ella Taylor, 12, all of Madison, Ala., at a rally for Donald J. Trump with Claire’s father, Joh Horton, on Sunday. Kirsten Luce for The New York Times One Day Until Super Tuesday, When Some Clarity (Maybe) Moves In By MAGGIE HABERMAN

DealBook Today's Top Headlines - February 29, 2016: Buffett Rejects Activism and U.S. Decline | Overdraft Practices Gut Bank Accounts | G-20 Rejects Major Policy Shifts.

    Monday, February 29, 2016 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES By AMIE TSANG BUFFETT REJECTS ACTIVISM AND U.S. DECLINE "For 240 years it's been a terrible mistake to bet against America , and now is no time to start," was the message from Warren E. Buffett in his annual letter to shareholders. The billionaire investor rejected the "negative drumbeat" of the presidential campaign and said that "the babies being born in America today are the luckiest crop in history," Leslie Picker reports in DealBook . However, he did caution that the negative effects of innovation and greater efficiency tended to harm the worker, giving the example of his Dexter shoe operation, which was forced to fold under competition. Mr. Buffett suggested providing safety nets for those who want to work but find their talents out of favor. Mr. Buffett also said that Berkshire Hathaway would not engage in unfriendly takeovers, Lesli

Asian Markets at Close Report on February 29, 2016, by MarketWatch: China Stocks Drop Sharply as Yuan Dips 3-Week Low.

marketwatch.com   Chao Deng Shares in China dropped sharply Monday as China’s central bank guided the yuan to its weakest level in three weeks, just after Chinese officials at a meeting in Shanghai worked hard to dispel worries about China’s economic strategy.

The Guardian | UK | Media Briefing: The Guardian's Media Stories From The Papers - February 29, 2016.

theguardian.com Top story on MediaGuardian New Day will be profitable this year if it attracts readers, says Trinity Mirror Publisher voices high hopes for newly launched paper, but reports that pre-tax profits for its existing products fell by more than 17% last year More on MediaGuardian Tony Blackburn thanks fans for support after BBC sacking Broadcaster hosts show on Kent-based KMFM, after saying BBC offered him option to quit and return within months Today’s headlines The Guardian Trinity Mirror launches New Day. P3 The reader’s editor on challenging stereotypes about Tourette syndrome. P24 The BBC’s Carrie Gracie: ‘China is difficult – a giant piece of history rising’. P28 BBC3 film puts trans community centre stage. P29 Obituary: Father Ted star Frank Kelly. P31 Daily Telegraph David Cameron agrees to TV debate before EU referendum. P4 Interview with TV chef Lorraine Pascale. P23 Obituary: Father Ted star Frank Kelly. P27 Institute of Directors call

RT Max Keiser Report - February 28, 2016: Democracy Suicide (E881, ft.Boris Johnson Wig): Originally Published on Feb. 27, 2016.

Keiser Report: Democracy suicide (E881, ft. Boris Johnson wig)

AP - Associated Press - February 28, 2016: Candidates Fight For Super Tuesday's Big Prize.

Candidates Fight For Super Tuesday's Big Prize Associated Press    Published on Feb 28, 2016 With the early voting contests over, all attention shifts to the biggest prize of the primary season: Super Tuesday, March 1st, when twelve states will vote or caucus and potentially winnow the potential presidential fields. (Feb. 28) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress

The Guardian | World | U.S. | U.S. Elections February 28, 2016: Hillary Clinton Defeats Bernie Sanders to Win South Carolina Primary by Dan Roberts.

theguardian.com   Dan Roberts Hillary Clinton crushed Bernie Sanders in the South Carolina primary and immediately turned to potential battles ahead as she offered a vision for America based on “love and kindness” in stark contrast to the anger and division promoted by Donald Trump.

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on February 26, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:45 p.m. EST 02/26/16

WSJ | Forex Closing on February 26, 2016.

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Wall Street at Close Report on February 26, 2016, by CNBC: Stocks End Mixed But Higher for Week< Transports Post 6-Week Win Streak.

cnbc.com Evelyn Cheng   U.S. stocks closed mixed Friday, giving up most of their opening gains as oil reversed and inflation data increased expectations for a rate hike in the coming year.

The Guardian | Opinion | Mental Health - Mental Ilness ia a Result of Missery, Yet Still We Stigmatise It by Richard Bentall.

theguardian.com   Richard Bentall   I t matters how we talk and think about mental health. Get it wrong, and people can end up being misled, or even worse, hurt. Last week the BBC ran a well-intentioned season about mental health that, unfortunately, gave a completely lopsided view of psychiatry.

CMI Spot Prices as of Close of Trading in New York on February 26, 2016.

Spot Prices as of traditional New York closing times Friday, February 26, 2016  

FRB Speech - February 26, 2016: Speech by Governor Brainard on What Happened to the Great Divergence.

Speech Other Formats 87 KB PDF Governor Lael Brainard At the 2016 U.S. Monetary Policy Forum, New York, New York February 26, 2016 What Happened to the Great Divergence?

FTC Competition Matters - February 26, 2016: Antitrust Violation vs. Injury-in-Fact: A Distinction that Makes a Difference.

By Dan Butrymowicz, Bureau of Competition February 26, 2016   There is a basic but important difference between antitrust cases brought by the government and those brought by private parties: All plaintiffs, including government enforcers like the FTC, must prove an antitrust violation, which requires showing harm to competition . But private plaintiffs must make an additional showing: to establish antitrust ‘standing,’ private plaintiffs must prove that the antitrust violation caused harm to them . This distinction is deeply rooted in our system of antitrust enforcement, which permits many types of enforcers but limits standing to those with a cognizable claim of injury. In private cases, the distinction between harm to competition and harm to an individual often seems academic because the private plaintiffs typically attempt to prove harm to competition by showing they were injured. But when courts and litigants miss this doctrinal distinction on th

Reuters | Markets - February 26, 2016: China Talks Up Growth Agenda at G20 Amid Lack of Wider Policy Unity

reuters.com   By Gernot Heller and Brenda Goh   SHANGHAI China sought to restore confidence in its economy as financial leaders from G20 nations gathered in Shanghai on Friday, and Premier Li Keqiang urged greater global coordination and consideration of policy spillovers.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications Update - February 26, 2016, by MarketWatch: Stock Futures add toGains After GDP Data.

marketwatch.com   Ellie Ismailidou, Victor Reklaitis   U.S. stock futures added to gains after the annual pace of economic growth in the U.S. was unexpectedly marked up in the fourth quarter to 1%.

BEA News: Gross Domestic Product, 4th quarter and annual 2015 (second estimate): GDP Increased Increased at an annual Rate of 1.0% in Q4 of 2015.

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) has issued the following news release today: Real gross domestic product -- the value of the goods and services produced by the nation’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 1.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the "second" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the third quarter, real GDP increased 2.0 percent. The full text of the release on BEA's Web site can be found at www.bea.gov/newsreleases/ national/gdp/gdpnewsrelease. htm

NYT First Draft on Politics - February 26, 2016: In The Line of Fire by Maggie Haberman.

Friday, February 26, 2016 NYTimes.com/FirstDraft » Friday, February 26, 2016 Senator Marco Rubio, Donald J. Trump and Senator Ted Cruz at the CNN Republican presidential debate at the University of Houston on Thursday. Eric Thayer for The New York Times In the Line of Fire By MAGGIE HABERMAN