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Betting mad! Brits set to splash $730M on horses

Punters and bookies alike are gearing up for the Grand National, with bookmakers estimating some $731 million will be wagered in the U.K. on the day.

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Is market liquidity your number one concern?

European investors have thrown their weight behind Jamie Dimon’s warning of the risks that reduced liquidity was having on global asset markets.

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Sold out: Fans rush to buy the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch became available to pre-order on Friday, with fans worldwide flocking to the stores.

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GE’s sale ‘perfect timing': Cashin

Art Cashin of UBS, shares his thoughts on General Electric’s move to sell the bulk of the assets in its GE Capital unit.

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Greece: The next deadline approaches

Greece repaid one of its key loans on Thursday, but with the country’s coffers still close to empty, the government may merely have earned short-term respite.

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Fed’s Lacker repeats ‘strong’ case for June rate hike

The case for the Fed to raise U.S. interest rates in June remains “strong,” a top Fed official said on Friday.

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Russia’s rouble: From down-and-out to darling

What a week for the ruble – the currency has hit new highs against the dollar and euro to become this year’s best performer.

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VIDEO: ‘Why I swapped films for education’

Former British film producer Lord Puttnam explains his passion for reforming the education system.

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VIDEO: Microfinancing small Indian firms

How the Indian government is turning to microfinance to help entrepreneurs run their small businesses.

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GE unveils massive financial unit restructuring

GE’s plans include an immediate real estate sale worth $26 billion and a $50 billion share buyback program.