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The Bill Gates Foundation has sold off its entire portfolio of BP investments, $187 worth. Story here.
The International Trade Commission has completed a report projecting the benefits of the Trans Pacific Partnership. It finds only modest benefits and real disadvantages. Story here.
Congress is negotiating legislation to move towards solving Puerto Rico's debt crisis: a "control board" (worked out so well in Michigan!) to restructure their debt, and legislation to ensure all creditors will accept the result. (In Argentina some creditors -- "vulture funds" -- held out for full repayment and got...
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