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A soulful Robert Cray tunes in to the sounds of his youth

LONDON (Reuters) – Veteran blues guitarist and singer Robert Cray has set off on a new U.S. and European tour with an album harking back to the early days of soul music, the kind that filled his ears as a youngster.

“In My Soul” – a title that sums up what is to come – is imbued with mellifluous rhythm and blues redolent of the kind of tunes that came from the Chess and Stax record labels in the 1950s, ’60s and early ’70s.

Mar 2, 2014

Spot checks on the global economy and a dilemma for the ECB

LONDON (Reuters) – Take your pick of the most important economic event of the coming week – forward-looking global activity data, interest rate decisions in Europe or a spot-check on U.S. jobs after a month of particularly bad weather.

Given that the payrolls data – usually the premier data event at the start of any month – is likely to be skewed by blizzards, best start with the global picture.

    • About Jeremy

      "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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      1990
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      English, French, some Greek
      Awards:
      State Street Investment Correspondent of the Year, 2007
      Part of Emmy-nominated team for
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