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Oct 12, 2014

China offers hint of growth prospects, Germany expects more bad news

LONDON (Reuters) – China’s economy, the second largest in the world, gets a spot check this week with a barrage of data due that should indicate how successful Beijing has been in supporting growth.

It may be even more pertinent than usual, given that the Federal Reserve has been surprisingly cautious about the U.S. economy and with euro zone powerhouse Germany suddenly appearing to stagger.

Oct 10, 2014

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page comes up with a whole lotta book

LONDON, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Truth be told, it will take a
pretty strong fan of Jimmy Page and his erstwhile band Led
Zeppelin to buy the celebrated rock guitarist’s new book.

Weighing in at just shy of 3 kg (more than six and a half
pounds) and containing some 650 photographs, “Jimmy Page” is
appropriately heavy for the man who popularised the hard-rock
guitar riff.

Sep 24, 2014

New Pink Floyd album, first in 20 years, due in November

LONDON (Reuters) – Pink Floyd, the British progressive rock group whose “Dark Side of the Moon” is one of the best selling records of all time, has announced its first new studio album in 20 years will be released on Nov 11.

“The Endless River” is a tribute to Rick Wright, the band’s keyboardist who died in 2008, the band said on its website.

Aug 20, 2014

Analysis – Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

LONDON (Reuters) – China’s economy is slowing. The euro zone’s is a flat line. Japan’s sank in the second quarter. Britain has wage deflation. The U.S. economy is ticking over at best.

In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises – from Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa – the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are increasing signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from record low interest rates.

Aug 20, 2014

Still awash with cash, world economies take turn for the worse

LONDON (Reuters) – China’s economy is slowing. The euro zone’s is a flat line. Japan’s sank in the second quarter. Britain has wage deflation. The U.S. economy is ticking over at best.

In a world preoccupied by geopolitical crises – from Ukraine, Iraq and Gaza to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa – the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are increasing signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from record low interest rates.

Jul 29, 2014

Eric Clapton pays musical tribute to long-time friend JJ Cale

LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – A year after the death of
American cult singer-songwriter JJ Cale, his close friend Eric
Clapton has launched a tribute with an album and documentary
featuring the likes of Willie Nelson and Mark Knopfler.

“The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale” features 16
interpretations of Cale’s typically laid-back repertoire and is
named after a 1972 release “Call Me The Breeze”. The documentary
is being shown on U.S. cable networks.

Jul 17, 2014
Jul 4, 2014

Jazzman Marsalis trumpets youth, musical diversity

LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) – The solo played by U.S. jazzman
Wynton Marsalis to close his now-annual residency at London’s
Barbican this week was a rare personal moment in what was
otherwise a master class in sharing the limelight.

In lieu of a full-fledged encore with his 14-strong Jazz at
Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO), Marsalis entertained with a
small combo, delighting an already bouncing crowd with swooping
scales of trumpet.

Jun 23, 2014

The Eagles know why the fans turn up – to hear the oldies

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – When veteran California rock
band the Eagles hit the stage in London at the weekend, there
was no pretence about why people had come to see them or what
the band was expected to do.

It was a case of play the songs we know, dudes, and please
don’t change anything.

Jun 19, 2014
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      "Chief Desk Editor, Economics & Markets, based in London. Previously European Investment Correspondent, Bureau Chief for Greece and Cyprus in Athens and Senior Correspondent for the European Union in Brussels. Began career covering U.S. politics in Washington D.C."
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      State Street Investment Correspondent of the Year, 2007
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