from Daniel Bases:

Dollar up on rising yields; euro down on Athens wariness

June 23, 2015

NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose on
Tuesday, underpinned by rising U.S. Treasury yields and
prospects for interest rate increases, while the euro fell on
concerns that any debt deal agreed by Brussels and Athens won't
get passed the Greek Parliament.

from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:

Good Health, The Most Important Thing

June 23, 2015

The healthcare sector remains one of the bigger focuses for investors, particularly in coming days as everyone anticipates the outcome of the Supreme Court’s ruling on a case that could affect the future of the Affordable Care Act. It comes just as the major health insurers are considering big tie-ups (Anthem buying Cigna, Humana possibly being sold to Aetna or Cigna) that has heightened interest in one of the few sectors that’s expected to show reasonably solid earnings growth, something we’ll get more clues about in coming weeks.

from Tales from the Trail:

Twitter trend: Trolling the candidates

June 23, 2015

Does Hillary Clinton think she is smarter than her husband? Does Jeb Bush think his last name entitles him to the presidency? If they haven't said so, then Twitter is willing to say it on their behalf, using the trending hash tag #RejectedPrezCampaignSlogans

from FaithWorld:

Mother Teresa’s successor Sister Nirmala dies in India

By Reuters Staff
June 23, 2015

(Sor Nirmala Joshi successor of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, is greeted during a mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua, October 25, 2004. Sor Nirmala is on Tour in several Central America countries. REUTER/Oswaldo Rivas)

(Sister Nirmala Joshi, successor of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, is greeted during a mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua, October 25, 2004. REUTER/Oswaldo Rivas)

from FaithWorld:

Kenya wages war on smugglers who fund Somali Islamist militants

By Reuters Staff
June 23, 2015

(New recruits belonging to Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebel group march during a passing out parade at a military training base in Afgoye, west of the capital Mogadishu February 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar)

(New recruits belonging to Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al Shabaab rebel group march during a passing out parade at a military training base in Afgoye, west of the capital Mogadishu February 17, 2011. REUTERS/Feisal Omar)

from Aditi Shah:

Volkswagen to play catch-up in India with feature-rich subcompact

June 23, 2015

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Germany's Volkswagen AG, Europe's biggest automaker, is betting that the launch of a feature-rich subcompact in India next year will build on its mere 2 percent market share and drive expansion in the quick-growing emerging market.

from The Great Debate:

Why it’s now time to take down a symbol of white supremacy

By Peniel E. Joseph
June 23, 2015

A Confederate flag flies outside the South Carolina State House in Columbia

A Confederate flag flies on South Carolina Statehouse grounds in Columbia, South Carolina, January 17, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane

from Breakingviews:

SoftBank’s solar ambitions fly close to the Son

June 23, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from The Great Debate:

Why the AME church massacre is an assault on the fabric of black life

By Wallace Best
June 23, 2015

A crowd gathers outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church following a prayer vigil nearby in Charleston

A crowd gathers outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church after a prayer vigil nearby in Charleston, South Carolina, June 19, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder