Reuters Explains

Nov 28

“Hedge funds - secretive funds that can bet on rising or falling prices in a wide range of markets” — Greek debt deal turns hedge fund trade to gold

Mar 14

“In Britain, ‘muppet’ is used as a derogatory term to describe someone who is regarded as being ignorant.” — Departing Goldman banker slams “rip-off” culture

Nov 25

“The Friday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, known as “Black Friday,” now marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, the most critical time of the year for the nation’s $4 trillion retail sector.” — Spirited “Black Friday” has dark roots

Nov 15

“Video-gaming has become hugely popular in recent years, particularly among teenagers.” — Keen video-gamers’ brains may reward them more

Nov 11

“The maker of the red Solo cup, a plastic tumbler that for years has been a mainstay of American parties and picnics and more recently the subject of a hit country music single by Toby Keith, is exploring a sale.” — Red Solo cup maker explores sale

“The ‘Occupy’ protesters, active in a number of cities in recent weeks, criticize economic inequality, saying the top 1 percent of Americans have too much wealth and power.” — S.C. protesters disrupt Michele Bachmann speech

“College football is popular in the United States, drawing massive television audiences every Saturday in the late summer and autumn and filling huge stadiums.” — Abuse victim’s mother says Paterno had to be fired

Nov 02

“Unlike most mobile-game crazes, Angry Birds — in which players use a slingshot to attack pigs who steal the birds’ eggs — has stayed at the top of the charts since it was launched for Apple’s iPhone on Dec 11, 2009.” — Angry Birds tops 500 million downloads

(Source: reuters.com)

Oct 21

“"I think Rupert Murdoch is nearing his Rosebud moment," he said in a reference to the 1941 Orson Welles film "Citizen Kane" about a fictional media mogul modeled on real-life U.S. newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst.” — News Corp investors berate Murdoch at meeting

Oct 12

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