June 5, 2012

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Law:

Dewey Bankruptcy Docket Report: Next Up, Stephen DiCarmine --- Dewey’s “Unfinished” Legal Business --- Dewey Know A Partner Whose Alleged Actions Led to a $400K ‘Severance Arrangement’? --- Dewey Judge Pushes Lawyers to Get to the Point --- Dewey creditors' committee taps law firm Brown Rudnick --- Dewey's Chief Restructuring Officer: Estate Is Probing Claims Against Ex-Partners, Hiring Firms --- Top Partner Recalls Last Days at Dewey: Efforts to Revise Pay Failed with ‘Cascade of Departures’ --- Dewey LeBoeuf fallout hits Albany; new office emerges --- Brown Rudnick, Kasowitz Attorneys Join Legal Gaggle in Dewey Chapter 11 Case
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Dewey Know Who’s Next?
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Bankruptcy lawyers resist scrutiny over fees --- DOJ: Why do bankruptcy lawyers charge $1,000 an hour?
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Jenner & Block, Reed Smith, Hughes Hubbard: Business of Law
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Judge orders new trial for ex-Jenkens lawyers
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Being a Migrant Worker in the Hamptons
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What the Marine Corps Can Teach the Legal Profession About Diversity
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Lawyer Matthew Kluger Gets Record 12-Year Prison Term for Insider Trading
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Top-Notch Bankruptcy Partner Joins New York Firm
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Brant M. Feltner Joins Bankruptcy Team at Danna McKitrick
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Diversify or Die: How Adding Ancillary Businesses Can Get Your Firm Through Tough Times
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How to Close the Gender Gap
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A J.D. Program For Alaskans
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Law School Transparency: The bubble
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Diversity hiring on law school faculties
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Law Prof: Economics of Legal Education Are Broken Because of Exacting Standards, Loan System
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Small Law Firm Advice For Biglaw Summer Associates
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E-Discovery in Law School: Yes, You Need to Learn This Stuff
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Legal Eagle Wedding Watch: Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems
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Quote of the Day: He’s Not Such a ‘Prize’ Anymore
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May Lawyer of the Month: He’s Got a ‘Huge . . ."
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High-Profile Sex Discrimination Suit Shines Ugly Light on Silicon Valley ‘Bro Culture’
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A Lawyer Attempts to Slice, Dice, and Julienne Fry All of the Competition on ‘MasterChef’
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Cannibal Captured In Berlin
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Woman arrested for setting husband on fire with nail polish remover
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NJ Drivers Face $1K Fines For Pets Not Wearing Seat Belts
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Phoenix police say mom forgets baby on car roof
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Grandfather Says Barnes & Noble Kicked Him Out For Shopping Alone In Children's Section
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Judges:

The Waiting Is The Hardest Part
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Federal Trial About to Begin for Lawyer Accused of Paying $11K in Bribes to Texas Judge
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Federal Judge Cites Stress of Sentencing as Major Reason for His Retirement
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Federal Appeals Judges Should Stop Outsourcing Their Opinions, Op-Ed Says
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The 8 Most Raunchy Judicial Sex Scandals Of All Time
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5 Things Law Students Should Avoid Doing in a Judge's Chambers
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Wall Street:

Stock futures signal Wall Street may edge up at open
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US Stocks Seen Lower Ahead of Retail, Services Data
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US stocks close mixed as calm returns to the market
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Post Facebook IPO market frozen
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Wall Street looking at yet another round of layoffs --- Goldman Sachs Cuts a Little Deeper
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Wall Street CEO Pay Rises 20% With KKR’s Kravis No. 1
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Layoffs:

Summer jobs for teens soar to highest level in six years
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Conference Board Index Offers Hope for Job Growth
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Full Time Jobs Getting Harder to Find
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US Economy and Jobs: Basic Math
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The increasingly irrelevant unemployment rate
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Hispanic unemployment jumps to 11% in US
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National and State by State Unemployment Rates
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Animated Map of Unemployment
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Banking:

Bank of America Accused of Hiding Bad News on Merrill Before Buyout --- How Bank of America Execs Hid Losses -- In Their Own Words
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Alternative Energy:

Romney Bashes Solyndra's Loan as Solar Company He Backed Fails
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Health Care:

Looming Supreme Court ruling worries some with health woes
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Economy:

Factory Orders in U.S. Unexpectedly Decline for Second Month
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Falling Oil Prices Are No Mystery
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Gartman: 100% Chance of More Fed Easing
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The Credit Overhang: The Differing Recovery Trajectories Of U.S. Auto Companies and Homebuilders
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The economic engine is misfiring
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The world is just one "big hairball of risk" right now
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18 of 21 economic indicators released last week came in worse than expected
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In this economy, you need a college degree --- Best jobs that don't need a four-year degree
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US Debt Clock
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Real Estate:

A Throat Lozenge For Richard Cordray?
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Foreclosure settlement monitor hires consulting firm
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Berkshire Hathaway Requests Examiner in the Rescap Case
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Home prices up quarterly and yearly
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Cities with the most underwater homeowners
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Realtor, author Ralph Roberts files for bankruptcy
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Home-Price Scorecard: A Turning Market, But Which Way?
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Holmes’ bankruptcy ruling to open foreclosure bottleneck
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OCC Dropped The Ball On Robo-Signing Scandal, Watchdog Says
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S&P to tighten CMBS ratings criteria
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CMBS loan resolutions continue upswing in May: Trepp
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MF Global:

The last days of MF Global
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MF Global trustee's law firm bills $17 million so far
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MF Global Trustee Sees Claims of $3 Billion Against Units
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Trustee Report Details Possible Claims Against Corzine and Others --- The Report
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MF Global Treasury Employees Kept The Firm Afloat By Imagining It Had More Money
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MF Global trustee eyes Chase suit
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MF Global, Corzine May Get Away With it
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MF Global caught up in deals tangle
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Trustee threatens to sue Corzine --- Trustee - Corzine mismanaged growth of firm
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Did MF Global Steal My Family's Money?
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MF Global and the 'liquidity dashboard'
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MF Global trustee urges new customer safeguards
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Fraud:

Jérôme Kerviel seeks to put SocGen in dock over €5bn loss
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Blankfein: Gupta Present for Earnings Talk --- In Gupta Case, Motive Matters --- Goldman CEO testifies that ex-board member was privy to secrets
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Some claims vs Madoff-linked Santander fund tossed
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Rothstein begins another round of answering questions
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Autos:

GM shares fall after it unveils pension changes
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Chrysler CEO says "no need" for pension buyouts
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IP:

Apple Says Patent Fight With Kodak Isn't for Bankruptcy Court
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Religion:

Bankruptcy court may sell Scott's former abbey
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Cardinal Dolan Explains How to Tell “Charity” from Pedophile Hush Money
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Aviation:

American in new talks with pilots on cost-cutting
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Democrats in Congress chastise American Airlines over labor issue
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The Airlines Get a Little Cranky
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Air India's ECB plan hits hurdle as banks seek guarantees
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Qantas warns of loss, shares hit record low
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Food/Beverage:

Lawyers: Deal is close in Colo listeria lawsuits
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Luongo's Centolire to Close Amid Restaurant Bankruptcy
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Municipalities:

CA: Democrats bow to labor on municipal bankruptcy
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Alabama Officials File $1.6 Billion Claim Against County
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Central Falls receiver files recovery plan
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Environmental:

Tronox Says Ex-Kerr-McGee General Counsel Knew Of Fraud --- Tronox Atty Grills Kerr-McGee Adviser On Spinoff Plans --- Tronox Witnesses Look To Build Contamination Case
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Corporate Reform:

SEC Defends Lack Of Enforcement Against C-Suite Executives
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today - DBN)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Chapter 7, 12 & 13 Private Trustee Locator
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Recent Ch. 11 Filings (47 new filings today)
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Recent Ch. 11 Adversary Proceeding Filings (9 new filings today)
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Bankruptcy Code - Prior BK Codes - Bankruptcy Rules
(large downloads)

UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database
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Bankruptcy Jobs:

(1)- (2)- (3)- (4)- (5)- (6)- (7)- (8)- (9)- (10)
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Seminars - (Contact us to list your seminar)

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Miscellaneous:

Houghton Venue, Dewey Committees, Marianas: Audio
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Bankruptcy Statistics:

Rochester-area bankruptcy filings see tiny dip in May
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Hawaii bankruptcies fall in May for 15th straight month
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Seniors Struggle Under Growing Debt Load
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Interactive Bankruptcy Statistics Map
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Claims:

Frenville – Gone But Not Forgotten: Third Circuit Prohibits Retroactive Application of Grossman’s
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Celebs:

Ex-Raven Jamal Lewis In Bankruptcy Court Tuesday
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Andre Rison's financial woes featured in 'Broke'
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Saudi Princess Stopped Trying To Sneak Out Of Five Star Hotel Without Paying $7.4 Million Bill
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Orchestras:

Philadelphia Orchestra 101
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Student Debt:

Is it Socially Acceptable to Not Pay Your Student Loans?
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The Heavy Load of Student Debt
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Attorneys general target for-profit colleges looking to make a buck — especially off veterans --- The One Thing For-Profit Colleges Do Right
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Colleges help banks tap into students' cash
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LBOs:

LBOs Don't Diminish Investor Recoveries, Moody's Report Says
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Media:

Tribune Reportedly Considers Jeff Zucker, Mark Shapiro as Possible CEO Candidates
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Treasure:

Treasure hunter's bankruptcy filing a surprise to investors
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Politics:

Brown vs. Warren matches style against substance
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Elizabeth Warren and the "controversy" that never was
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Elizabeth Warren's Wetumka Roots
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Liz, Scott debates may rival presidential tilts
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Romney wrong on Solyndra facts
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Oil/Gas:

Analyst Who Uncovered Enron Sees Repeat With Chesapeake
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Newspapers:

Freedom Fire Sale Continues as Register Owner Dumps Florida and North Carolina Papers
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UK:

'Zombie' companies holding back UK economy
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EU:

Greece Diving, Euro Tanking, G7 Prepares For Emergency Phone Call
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Euro Zone Is Lurching to a Crossroad
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Soros predicts euro will survive but could create "German empire"
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Germany Is Open to Pooling Debt—With Conditions
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US Hopes for Faster EU Action to Bolster Euro Bank Sector
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Can the Eurozone Survive?
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Eurozone private sector 'contracts again'
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The Famous George Soros Speech That's Been Taken Down From His Website
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Euro-Area Manufacturing, Services Shrink as Crisis Worsens
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PIIGS:

S&P Says 1 in 3 Chance Greece Will Exit Eurozone --- Spain banks need 40 bln euros more capital-Botín --- Spain says markets are closing to it as G7 confers --- German finance minister says Spain doing "everything right" --- Vulture funds smell blood from Spanish bank woes --- Spain Must Go It Alone on Debt Crisis: Economist
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What if Greece exits the euro zone --- One-in-three chance of euro exit, says S&P --- Banks would need 259 bln euros in case of exit, Open Europe says --- Will Greece cry like Argentina? --- Greece Is Trading Like A Zero Again
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Bridgewater Issues A Scary Reminder About Italy
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Poland:

PBG, Builder of Polish Soccer Arenas, Seeks Bankruptcy
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